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Buffalo River Lodge

P.O. Box 9 MC5032 Road, Yellville, AR 72687-0009 USA (Show map)
65 Reviews
$79 - $124
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The 'Buffalo River Lodge' offers rustic elegance in the Ozark Mountains near the 'Buffalo National River'. The lodge is a three level, 6000 square foot log structure containing five suites, great room with huge stone fireplace, dining room and a library/TV/game room in the spacious loft area. You will have a scenic view of our 62 acres of woods and meadows from our huge double deck, wrap around porch, waterfall, koi pond, and flagstone patio with grill.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.5

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wonderful b&b!

5 on October 31, 2014

spent 2 nites here. there are 5 rooms of which my husband & i stayed in one & our friends stayed in another. no one else rented the other 3 rooms so we had the house to ourselves! the host & hostess were most gracious & met our needs superbly! would go back & highly recommend to others.

Rare find that I call a treasure.

4.8 on September 16, 2014

Lodge is a longs ways into the country but what a lovely country and an even more lovely lodge. Look forward to returning there for an more extended visit.

Disappointed, but nice and clean

4.0 on September 02, 2014

We chose this bed and breakfast based on what the website said they offered, specifically a hot tub in the room and an optional dinner on Saturday night. After they charged our card, we found out they no longer have the dinners and the hot tub in our room was broken. So they gave a small discount. There are extremely limited options for food within 30 to 40 miles. The breakfast was good but very simple and small servings. The location and view is beautiful for a weekend away out in nature. The place was very clean. The other guests did smoke just outside the door so there was a constant stale smoke stench in the main living area. Overall, it was unfortunately not what they advertised and that made it disappointing.

Should be renamed Serenity B&B

3.8 on September 01, 2014

The grounds are absolutely breathtaking. Every turn of our heads was another bit of nature heaven. Beth and Dan are detailed hosts who are there when you need and perfectly out of the way, keeping it intimate as we B&B-ers are usually desiring. There are many tucked away places to be outside, near the waterfall and stone scape, or the hot tub or wrap around deck underneath the canopy of trees. The flock of flittering hummingbirds is a sight we will never forget, hummers weaving around us and the trees and to the many hummer feeders they have hanging up. It is tucked away after a longer curvy road ride, making the serenity and peace of the B&B so appealing. The breakfasts were adequate, though we are much more clean foodists and would've preferred more protein than a carb breakfast. Be sure to follow the directions they supply and not the GPS - the GPS does NOT get you there, and its somewhat unknown by GPS. Rely on Beth and Dan for directions and you'll find yourself enjoying a place you will want to go back to over and over again just to get the serenity it offers. Thank you very much!

Shortest stay

4.0 on August 02, 2014

Stayed for one short night, had to miss breakfast because of our early departure. Location and amenities were great.

Quiet getaway

5 on July 31, 2014

Very comfortable place with great attention to detail. Appreciated directions being included with reservation confirmation. This was a return visit for us.

Buffalo river

5 on July 29, 2014

Beautiful setting, home and atmosphere. Very relaxing and I hope to return someday.

Perfect Getaway!

4.6 on July 06, 2014

My wife and I were looking for somewhere to escape for our anniversary and did not know anything about the Ozarks area so I took a chance with this place and WOW! The owners are awesome and so great and the lodge is just simply amazing. I was worried when we had to drive a bit off the beaten path to get to it but it is well worth it! The grounds are very well kept, breakfast was delicious, and the room was too notch. We will definitely be coming back here. Thank you Beth and Dan for making our anniversary special! We WILL be spreading the word!!

Great Birding Spot in Arkansas

4.2 on May 18, 2014

A nice place away from main highways...great hosts, great birding (they feed the birds) Rustic decor in a luxurious lodge style building. Dining rating is average because we didn't dine there.

Weekend Getaway

5 on January 10, 2014

My fiance and I recently visited Buffalo River Lodge and absolutely loved it! Beth was so kind and sweet. Our original plan was to go hiking, however, a winter storm came through and we got snowed in. That turned out to be not a bad thing at all! The lodge was a large cozy place to spend some good quality time. Beth kept a great fire in the fireplace going and made us feel right at home. Because we did not prepare for the snow we did not have food with us. However, the innkeepers were kind enough to make sure that we were comfortable at all times. Buffalo River Lodge is a great place for a quiet getaway or even as a safe place to come back to after a day of exploring. The rooms and bathrooms are extremely clean and very well kept!! We plan on returning in a warmer month to explore the parks and rivers a little more. We highly highly highly recommend Buffalo River Lodge! Also! Beth is a great cook! Her breakfasts are amazing!!

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Rooms & Rates

Smoky Mountain Room

Located on the main level of the lodge has a queen size bed, 1200 thread count linens, private bath and is decorated with sunflowers from the Smoky Mountains. This room has a private entrance opening to the back deck.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Rocky Mountain Room

Located on the upper level of the lodge this extra large room with a king size bed, 1200 thread count linens, large private bath, Satelite TV/DVD/VHS and Rocky Mountain decor with a rustic look that includes a leather Lazy Boy Recliner. There are two twin beds hidden in an alcove in the room. Dormer window overlooks back deck and bird feeders.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin


Location Type

river, Countryside, Mountains


Little Rock, AR (LIT) 100 miles

Directions to property:

From Yellville, AR. take Hwy 14 east 10 miles to MC5032, turn right onto MC5032 and go 4 miles. The lodge is on the left towards top of mountain. From Marshall, AR. take 27 North to Hwy. 14 west go about 10 miles to MC5032 and turn left and go 4 miles. The lodge is on the left towards top of mountain

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Horseback Trail Rides, Canoe Rentals, Two miles to Buffalo National River., guided fishing trips, massages, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Flag stone patio with grill, Two level deck with outdoor hot tub., Newly landscaped with waterfall and pond

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Hiking trails., Wild-life viewing, Massages, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM to 9PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only On front porch & back deck.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited No facilities for very young children, only ages 10 and up.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: On holiday & festival weekends.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card required to guarantee room.
  • Cancellations: Require 7 days notice for normal bookings, 14 days for Holiday weekends.



Dan and Beth Powers

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  • Time Served: 8:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Outside on deck., Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options


Signature Dish

Baked Chicken Dinner
Baked boneless chicken breast, garlic roasted red potatoes, 2 types of vegtables, fresh bread, salad and dessert.


P.O. Box 9 , MC5032 Road, Yellville, AR 72687-0009 USA (Show map)

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