Looking for Eureka Springs treehouses, castles, hobbits or other unique places to stay in Northwest Arkansas? Vacationers, locals looking for a quick, entertaining getaway, visitors and even some business travelers appreciate lodging that is different from the sameness that most chains offer.
The accommodations we’ve listed below offer a distinct departure from the usual. Why not make your vacation or business trip an adventure instead of the same old routine?
Bentonville AR Hotels
200 Northeast A Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
This is an elite 104-room boutique hotel. It houses a contemporary art museum, a cultural civic center, and a world class restaurant, The
Hive. Relatively new, it offers some of the finest accommodations in the world. 21c is located on the northeast corner of the Historic
Bentonville Square and is within walking distance to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Definitely a hot hotel for hip
Eureka Springs Lodging
Eureka Springs Treehouses Caves Castles & Hobbits
526 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Located only 1.8 miles from Eureka Springs’ Historic District, these treehouse rentals are an exciting change from the chain accommodations you’ve stayed in before. These offer romance, fun and adventure. Be sure to check out their romantic packages.
The Treehouses – Are surrounded by trees and are situated on top of cedar logs. Whichever theme you choose from Venice to New York,
a visit to your deck will seem like you are in a forest.
The Hobbit Caves – Whisk you away to a magical time when you will feel you’re in a romantic magical cocoon.
The Castles – Designed after a 1600 century Castle, you’ll be transported to the time of romantic fairytales and secret passage ways that take you to the romantic jacuzzi tower.
Livingston Junction Cabooses
1 Stonehaven Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72631
Recently restored and renovated, staying in one of the caboosestakes you back to yesteryear when traveling by rail was a common way to travel. Each caboose has its own private driveway, an outdoor hot tub on the large deck with hammock, grill and outdoor furniture. Mini-fridge, sink and microwave are included. They are cozy and comfortable and are surprisingly roomy.
1886 Crescent Hotel Eureka Springs (Haunted)
75 Prospect Ave, Eureka Springs AR 72632
Known as America’s most haunted hotel, The Crescent is located only 1 mile from Eureka Springs’ Shopping and Historic District. There
are nightly ghost tours and videos. Amenities include spa, sky bar, seasonal pool and year-round hot tub. Things to do include trails that
connect to the city trails, mountain biking, walking the promenade of the Elite neighborhood, visiting Harmon Park, which offers skate
boarding, picnic area, kid’s playground and hiking. On the 4th floor there are archives of the hotel’s history.
The Grand Tree House Resort
350 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Located just 1 mile from Eureka Springs’ Historic District and only 2.1 miles from the Pine Mountain Theater, The Grand Tree House Resort is an upscale resort. The treehouses are built on stilts. They all come complete with kitchenettes equipped with toasters, minifridges, microwaves and coffeemakers. In addition, they have flatscreen TVs, DVD players, stereo systems and whirlpool tubs. Parking is free. Trolley stop is across the street.
165 W Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
These beautiful hand-built cottages are nestled in the treetops less than a mile from Eureka’s historic district with its many shopping eureka springs opportunities and unique restaurants. There is also a 2nd location about a mile away. The cottages feature whirlpool tubs, hardwood
floors, Persian rugs, handmade tiles, fireplaces, HDTVs and Wifi, and kitchenettes.
One location has a stone terrace with a garden and waterfall that would be perfect for weddings, and the other location offers a private hiking trail. Guests rave about this place, saying the attention to detail is refreshing.
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Sleep with the sounds of big cats roaring in the night. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge offers one of the most unique lodging opportunities in
the country. Lodges have exotic names like Congo, Safari Lodge and Kalahari – Safari Lodge, and each lodge is decorated to reflect its
name. The Refuge not only rescues big cats and other large animals from all over the country, they are busy educating the public about
the conservation of these wonderful animals. Once you visit the Refuge, you will be committed to helping this non-profit organization
in its rescue and education efforts.
Hotels in Fayetteville AR
Inn at Carnal Hall
465 N. Arkansas Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701
This is a unique boutique inn located on the campus of the University of Arkansas. It was the first women’s dormitory on campus. The Inn
at Carnall Hall is located about a mile from downtown Fayetteville and just a short walk from famed Dickson Street nightlife. The rooms
feature traditional decor, Flat-Screen HDTVs, and WiFi access. Some rooms also offer Jacuzzi tubs, work desks and sitting areas.
Additionally, some offer spectacular views of the Old Main lawn with examples of every type of tree known to grow in Arkansas. The Inn at
Carnall Hall strives to give every guest a taste of the best of Southern Hospitality.
Ella’s restaurant features award-winning cuisine and serves 3 meals a day. Lambeth Lounge serves the Inn’s own private label wine, and
the porches have relaxing rockers. The entire facility is smoke-free.
Springdale Arkansas Hotels
Inn at the Mill
3906 Johnson Mill Blvd, Springdale, AR 72762
Described as a delightful mix of a comfortable hotel and a B & B, this is an Ascend Collection Hotel with 46 recently renovated rooms.Not far off Interstate 49, it is a modern wood-framed structure attached to a 19th-century water mill. Located less than 10 minutes
from Fayetteville and about 15 minutes from Stonebridge Meadows Golf Club, amenities include sitting areas, Flat-Screen TVs and free WiFi. Each room is individually-decorated and may include marble bathrooms, antique furnishings, Jacuzzis, lofts and balconies,
depending on the room. A contemporary, award-winning restaurant serves modern international cuisine. The continental breakfast is free, and there is also a cocktail bar. The staff is friendly, efficient, and helpful.
During football season this place is booked solid, some people even book rooms a year in advance.