David Yerby

The Waters Hotel is a recent addition to Hot Springs. In what used to be the Thompson Hotel, The Waters is an upscale, modern hotel with countless amenities.

Hot Springs’ wide range of lodging options, which includes everything from hotels to resorts and houseboats, makes it easy to find the perfect place to lay your head.

For those spending most of their days exploring the town and looking for a simple place to rest; if you’re looking for a full vacation experience at a resort with spectacular views of the water; or if a romantic getaway in a quaint and cozy B&B that offers a slew of amenities is the ticket, the Spa City has plenty of spots to choose from.

The following list takes you inside historic B&Bs, sprawling ranch resorts and other picturesque properties.


1884 Wildwood Bed & Breakfast Inn
808 Park Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 624-4267 | Wildwood1884.com

This bed-and-breakfast, which boasts Victorian architecture and antique furnishings, is located just half a mile from historic downtown Hot Springs. Every morning, following a three- to four-course breakfast, there's a history tour of the home.

1889 Spring Street Inn
522 Spring St., Hot Springs
(501) 318-1958 | SpringStreetInn.net

From the doorsteps of the 1889 Spring Street Inn, guests can walk to all that Hot Springs has to offer, including hiking trails through the national park. The inn features suites in the Main House and Carriage House with private entrances, antique furnishings, fascinating history, gourmet breakfast and a view of Hot Springs Mountain.

Bar Fifty Guest Ranch & Riding Stables
18192 Arkansas Highway 84, Bismarck
(501) 865-4757 | BarFiftyRanch.com

Lodge with four suites. Can sleep two or 20. Large great room with big-screen TV and fireplace. We serve a big country breakfast. There are also cute cowboy rooms that sleep two and we have horseback riding and fishing. Perfect for family reunions, retreats, groups or individuals.

The Gables Inn Bed & Breakfast
318 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-7576 | GoGables.com

Select rooms offer a private balcony or a heart shaped whirlpool tub for two. Stay at The Gables Inn and walk to most of the historic downtown attractions including Bathhouse Row, spas, antique shops, museums, art galleries, craft beer, winery, shops, dinner theatre, magic show, hiking trails, entertainment, casual and fine dining, Hot Springs National Park Visitor Center and more. We specialize in small weddings and honeymoon packages.

Gold-Inn Hot Springs
741 Park Avenue, Hot Springs
(501) 624-9164 | GoldInnHotSprings.com

Newly renovated 1950s motor court in the historic Park Avenue neighborhood. Formerly the Alpine Inn, this boutique motel maintains its original charm with fully modern amenities. Free Wi-Fi, fresh coffee and an outdoor pool (Memorial Day-Labor Day).

Hilltop Manor Bed & Breakfast
2009 Park Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 625-7829 | HilltopManorHotSprings.com

Hilltop Manor is an award-winning, historic craftsman manor located on a 5-acre estate bordering the national park forest yet within Hot Springs city limits. Its five suites have been renovated to include modern luxuries such as a Jacuzzi tub, fireplace, king bed, flat-screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Fully plated breakfast and afternoon sweet treats are served.

Lookout Point Lakeside Inn
104 Lookout Circle, Hot Springs
(501) 525-6155 | LookoutPointInn.com

For the ultimate Arkansas bed-and-breakfast/boutique hotel experience, visit Lookout Point Lakeside Inn in Hot Springs. Enjoy luxury, relaxation and outstanding service. Swim in Lake Hamilton, get cozy by the fire, enjoy a pre-dinner cruise on our luxury pontoon boat, sip fine wines from our expertly curated wine list, canoe, or walk the labyrinth. The award-winning Lookout Point proudly provides the finest lodging experience in the South.

Prospect Place Bed & Breakfast
472 Prospect Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 777-3164 | 472ProspectPlace.com

Prospect Place Bed & Breakfast is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway or a relaxing retreat for adults. Located in the Quapaw/Prospect Historic District at the foot of West Mountain, guests are pampered in a lovely Queen Anne-style Victorian home built before 1879. Historic downtown Hot Springs, Bathhouse Row, art galleries, shopping and restaurants are only four blocks away.

Tiffany's Bed & Breakfast
1632 AR-347, Bismarck
(501) 865-6060 | TiffanysBedAndBreakfast.com

Relax, hike, or enjoy a quick getaway in this lovely log-cabin bed-and-breakfast, beautifully situated on 60 acres in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. Rooms feature luxury bedding, private baths, jetted tubs (two rooms) and gourmet breakfast. Just 20 minutes to Hot Springs. Named 2018's most charming B&B in Arkansas.


Country Charm Log Cabins
8354 Highway 84, Bismarck
(501) 865-1842 | CountryCharmLogCabins.com

Country Charm Log Cabins offers six unique luxury log cabins for rent, located on 40 wooded acres in the country. Amenities include outdoor fire pits, hot tubs, walking trails, covered porches, satellite TV, luxury linens and full kitchens. It's a quiet, serene place — perfect for your romantic escape. Only 20 minutes to Hot Springs. Check out our specials.

Dreamchaser Houseboat & Water Toy Rentals
60 Marina Drive at Mountain Harbor Resort & Spa, Hot Springs
(870) 867-3480 | BigBoats.net

Dreamchaser Houseboat & Water Toy Rentals offers luxury houseboat rentals on Lake Ouachita.

Lake Hamilton Cabin Rental
154 Shady Oak Trail, Hot Springs
(501) 617-5279 | VacationRentalsHotSprings.com

Beautiful cabin located on Lake Hamilton, minutes away from downtown Hot Springs and Oaklawn Racing & Gaming.

Ouachita River Haven Resort
122 Ouachita River Haven Road, Pencil Bluff
(870) 326-4941 | OuachitaHaven.com

Ouachita River Haven Resort has four spacious, fully equipped cabins that overlook the Ouachita River. Campground with RV sites. We drive you upstream to any number of locations. From there, you can canoe, kayak or river tube back to Haven at your own pace. Guests can also enjoy swimming, fishing, crystal mining, horseback riding, biking, hiking, ATV trails and more. Shuttle service provided and pet friendly.

River View Cabins & Canoes
92 W. River View Drive, Oden
(870) 326-4630 | RiverViewCabins-Canoes.com

River View Cabins has 13 luxury cabins fully furnished with hot tubs. Several of the cabins have beautiful views of the Ouachita River. We also rent canoes and kayaks (shuttle, life jackets, paddles provided). Take a two-hour float or an all-day trip. Bring a picnic lunch and your pole. It's great fishing.


Bar Fifty Guest Ranch & Riding Stables
18192 Arkansas Highway 84, Bismarck
(501) 865-4757 | BarFiftyRanch.com

Campground has 50 RV hookups with electricity, water, dump station and a large pavilion in a beautiful wooded setting. Also, 18,000 acres of horse riding in February, March, June, July, August and September. Campground has 1 1/4 hour trail open year-round. Pens for horses.

Hot Springs KOA Kampgrounds
838 McClendon Road, Hot Springs
(501) 624-5912 | HotSpringsKOA.com

KOA is a top-rated RV park offering some of the best service and RV accommodations in the area. The park serves breakfast to guests and has a pool, snack bar and 18-hole miniature golf course. During the live racing season, KOA offers free shuttles to Oaklawn Racing & Gaming.

Young's Lakeshore R.V. Resort
1601 Lakeshore Drive, Hot Springs
(800) 470-7875 | RVHotSprings.com

Full-service RV sites, tent sites, one tiny cottage for two people on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs city limits. Just 2.5 miles from Oaklawn Racing & Gaming.


BlueSky Vacation Homes
P.O. Box 6198, Hot Springs
(501) 205-8635 | BlueSkyVacationHomes.com

BlueSky Vacation Homes is committed to the delivery of superior service to guests while maintaining our state-of-the-art approach to the vacation rental options available in the region. We offer four personally owned, high-quality homes for you to choose from!

Hot Springs Village Rentals
121 Cordoba Center Drive, Suite 200, Hot Springs Village
(501) 922-2929 | HSVRentals.com

Hot Springs Village Rentals offers private homes and townhomes for nightly, short-term, luxury and long-term rentals and retreats in Hot Springs Village. Come take a vacation, play a round of golf, or sit by the lake. Everything neatly packaged in this family resort gated community.

Los Lagos at Hot Springs Village
1 Los Lagos Blvd., Hot Springs Village
(501) 915-9062 | Festiva.com

Enjoy your peaceful vacation getaway at this all-season resort located 15 miles north of downtown Hot Springs. This area boasts the largest guarded and gated private community in the United States, featuring many 18-hole golf courses, five area lakes, hiking, boating, swimming and beautiful area amenities. Excellent locale for families.

SoHo on Central
804 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 276-0625 | VacationHotSprings.com

SoHo on Central is an all-new vacation rental unit above Legacy Fine Art Gallery on Central Avenue in downtown

Hot Springs. Vacation Rentals Inc.
3819 Highway 7 N., Hot Springs Village
(501) 922-9850 | VacationRentalsInc.net

Providing professional full-service property management for rental properties, second homes and HOAs. Furnished home and condo rentals are available by the night, week or month. Unfurnished homes available for long-term lease. Many locations and prices to fit your budget and lifestyle.

Village Villas Vacation Rentals
4136 Highway 7 N., Hot Springs Village
(800) 738-7368 | VillageVillas.com

View Hot Springs Village Vacation Home Rentals online at VillageVillas.com. From luxury to budget, Village Villas offers lakefront, golf course, wooded and mountain view rental homes in Hot Springs Village.


Century 21 H.S.V. Realty
121 Cordoba Center Drive, Suite 100, Hot Springs Village
(800) 643-1554 | C21HSVRealty.com

Century 21 H.S.V. Realty specializes in representing clients in the purchase and sale of homes, townhomes and lots in Hot Springs Village and the surrounding areas. We are proud to say, "Customer service is more than just a guarantee, it's our business!"

RE/MAX Hot Springs Village
1400 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
(501) 922-3777 | HotSpringsVillageHouses.com

RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village, the No. 1 Community Market Leader for 20-plus years, offers a wide selection of available real estate. Live lakeside, golf-front, mountaintop or in the woods in North America’s largest gated community. Quality property lots, commercial real estate and long-term rental properties are also available.

Red Oak Ridge
140 Red Ridge Blvd., Hot Springs
(501) 262-3080 | RedOakRidge.com

Red Oak Ridge maintains beautiful, naturally preserved gated neighborhoods. The community offers luxurious Hot Springs real estate with estate-sized residences, two private fishing lakes, trails and a private pool. Red Oak Ridge is minutes from Hot Springs' business, medical and retail amenities.


The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa
239 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-7771 | ArlingtonHotel.com

The most prominent building in the heart of historic downtown Hot Springs National Park, the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa is an American treasure. The Arlington has all of the ambiance and hospitality of a traditional, grand old Southern hotel, as well as full spa service and the Thermal Bath House, outstanding restaurants and a national park outside any door.

Comfort Inn & Suites-Hot Springs
3627 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 623-1700 | ChoiceHotels.com

Located off Arkansas Highway 270, the Comfort Inn & Suites hotel provides easy access to all of the attractions in Hot Springs. The 82-room hotel offers free Wi-Fi and continental breakfast to all guests, and there are deluxe suites with one- and two-person whirlpool bathtubs, microwaves and refrigerators. Other amenities include a fitness center and an on-site Dixie Cafe that's open for lunch or dinner. Free wireless high speed internet.

Courtyard by Marriott Hot Springs
200 Marriott Court, Hot Springs
(501) 651-4366 | Marriott.com/HOTCY

This hotel offers 98 spacious guest rooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, microwave and refrigerator in every room as well as an indoor pool and fitness center. The Courtyard Bistro serves breakfast daily, featuring made-to-order Starbucks coffee. Dinner is available from our Bistro with a selection of adult beverages. Free parking. Banquet and meeting spaces available. Relax by the Courtyard fire pit.

Embassy Suites by Hilton-Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
400 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs
(501) 624-9200 | HotSprings.EmbassySuites.com

This Embassy Suites is a full-service hotel with 264 spacious, two-room suites. Guests will enjoy complimentary cooked-to-order breakfasts and nightly manager's receptions and can relax and unwind in the indoor heated pool and whirlpool, fitness center or Spa Botanica. For dining and drinking, visit Bistro 400 and Cascades Piano Bar.

Hampton Inn-Hot Springs
151 Temperance Hill Road, Hot Springs
(501) 525-7000 | HamptonInn.com

Hampton Inn provides personal attention to guests so they can enjoy visits to Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, Lake Hamilton, shopping or any of the great things Hot Springs has to offer. The property offers complimentary wireless internet and Hampton Inn's On the House hot breakfast.

The Waters
340 Central Ave., Hot Springs
(501) 321-0001 | TheWatersHS.com

Connect with the local culture, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and flavors. Our upscale, one-of-a-kind hotel is for travelers who want an authentic, inspiring experience. We invite you to discover more than a place. Here, you can discover yourself. Book your getaway today!

Willow Beach Motel
260 Lake Hamilton Drive, Hot Springs
(800) 874-1385 | WillowBeachMotel.com

Hot Springs' original lakeside motel on beautiful Lake Hamilton. All 18 lakefront rooms have a coffee pot, microwave and mini-fridge. Swimming pool, boat ramp, covered boat dock and guest laundry are on-site. All rooms have HDTV, free Wi-Fi, barbecue grill and picnic table.


Brady Mountain Resort & Marina
4120 Brady Mountain Road, Royal
(501) 767-3422 | BradyMountainMarina.com

Just 15 miles west of Hot Springs, Brady Mountain Resort & Marina, a Safe Harbor Marina, offers the full Lake Ouachita experience! Whether it's a stroll through the national forest, a boat trip across the crystal clear waters of Lake Ouachita aboard one of our party barge rentals, or a relaxing meal at our amazing lakeside restaurant (crab legs and shrimp on Saturday nights). Brady Mountain offers something for everyone!

DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge
2027 State Park Entrance Road, Bismarck
(501) 865-5851 | DeGray.com

DeGray Lake Resort lies on the shores of crystal-clear DeGray Lake, a 13,800-acre water paradise. Known for the staff's dedication to warm hospitality and attention to every visitor's comfort, the park boasts a full-service restaurant, conference center and championship golf course. Overnight accommodations are provided in our 96-room lakeside lodge and 113 campsites. Lodge guests have exclusive use of the fitness center, hot tub and pool. A limited number of dog-friendly rooms are available and must be reserved in advance. Special restrictions and guidelines apply. Park activities abound with interpretive programs, lake tours, fishing, hiking, boat rentals, horseback riding, snorkeling, tennis and more. DeGray is conveniently located on scenic Highway 7 South, just 30 minutes from Hot Springs.

Iron Mountain Lodge & Marina
134 Iron Mountain Marina Drive, Arkadelphia
(870) 246-4310 | Iron-Mountain.com

Iron Mountain is a family-owned resort located just off I-30 and scenic Arkansas Highway 7, between Arkadelphia and Hot Springs on DeGray Lake. Guests can enjoy a wide range of recreational activities offered in a beautiful wilderness setting. The resort, which features more than 130 acres of beautiful hardwoods and pine, has a full-service marina, conference room and DeGray's only lake-edge cottages with two- and three-bedrooms and hot tubs. The resort is available for corporate retreats, meetings, banquets, family reunions, weddings and other special occasions.

The Little House
1678 AR Highway 26 E., Delight
(870) 285-1130 | Arkansas.com

Guests can rent the fully furnished Little House, which sleeps four to six people with its two guest bedrooms, one bath, living room, dining room, full kitchen, washer and dryer and DISH TV. No pets or smoking allowed.

Mountain Harbor Resort & Spa
994 Mountain Harbor Road, Mount Ida
(870) 867-2191 | MountainHarborResort.com

Nestled in the quiet coves and forested wilderness of Lake Ouachita, Mountain Harbor Resort & Spa offers Arkansas’ premier cabins and a wide range of lodging, as well as The Lodge Restaurant, conference and banquet facilities for groups, meetings and wedding venues, and an award-winning marina and spa. Recipients of the 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, Mountain Harbor was also chosen "Best Resort in Arkansas" in one of the state’s leading publications.

Panther Valley Ranch
1942 Millcreek Road, Hot Springs
(501) 623-5556 | PantherValleyRanch.com

At this more than 100-year-old authentic and scenic Western horse ranch, suites have Jacuzzis and fireplaces. Go on a walk, relax, read a book or sit in a swing by the private lake and watch the horses graze.

South Shore Lake Resort
201 Hamilton Oaks Drive, Hot Springs
(501) 525-8200 | SouthShoreLakeResort.com

Luxurious one-, two- and three-bedroom condos on beautiful Lake Hamilton. Two- and three-bedroom units include Jacuzzi tub and fireplace. Enjoy two swimming pools, an indoor hot tub and sauna, mini-golf, a tennis court, shuffleboard and a game room. For special rates, say or email "Guest Guide."