Heart of the Hills Inn

5 Summit Street , Eureka Springs, AR 72632 USA (Show map)


Nestled in the Ozark Mountains of Eureka Springs, Arkansas is a circa 1883 award winning Bed and Breakfast Inn & Cottages that have been serving guests for over 30 years. Reasons you should consider Heart of the Hills Inn: •3 block walk to the heart of downtown. Access to in-town walking, biking and hiking trails right from Inn. Order a picnic basket for your hiking, biking or walking enjoyment from the Inn. •Private Entrances to all suites and cottage. •Private decks or porch for each suite/cottage with outdoor dining and seating (you are here for privacy but if you want to socialize the Inn's gardens are just the place). •One night stays accepted. Check out other Inn's and you will see that we are competitively priced. our amenities are top notch as are our grounds and suites. •Chef's gourmet breakfast delivered in-suite or you can dine al-fresco on your private deck or porch. Specializing in getaways for relaxation,refreshment or romance you will find that Heart of the Hills Inn and Cottages is LUXURY4LESS in Eureka Springs.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Amazing stay!

5 on May 14, 2017

Loved everything! Beds super comfortable! Food amazing! We stayed in the carriage house and loved every minute!

Perfect 30th Birthday Getaway!

4.8 on April 29, 2017

We chose Heart of the Hills for its value; cheapest price with the best accommodations! When we arrived we were not disappointed! The room was decorated beautifully, the bed was comfy and best of all... that TUB! After a long day of exploring Eureka Springs, I woke up and took a nice long soak in the jacuzzi tub which prepared me for another long day of walking!! Breakfast was served in our room(HUGE plus!) and was SO delicious! I ate every last bite and the chocolate bunny (Easter weekend)on our try was the cherry on top! Thank you so much for the amazing stay. We will be back!

3 Sister Getaway

3.6 on April 15, 2017

Even though we had all been to Eureka Springs numerous times before, this was the first time we had done an overnight stay. The cottage was lovely, and David was an awesome host. One of the things that most appealed to us was the fact that a single night could be reserved. We would absolutely recommend the Heart of the Hills Inn!

1 night get away

3.0 on March 20, 2017

Heart of the hills is one of the few B&B in Eureka Springs that will book one night stays over the weekend. David made sure I was comfortable and made me a HUGE breakfast I also had my own little patio - This would be perfect for a couples get away Eureka Springs is unusual and Mystical - come and see.

A perfect weekend stay!

5 on March 17, 2017

We were a group of 4 traveling so the Heart of the Hills Carriage House fit us just right! The place is charming and pleasant, the room is incredibly clean with every convenience you would need, the breakfast was prompt and delicious!

Love this little place

4.8 on March 15, 2017

Clean and convenient. Owner was very helpful, even accomodating for food allergies. Small but tastefully decorated and comfortable. We will return for another girls' weekend!

Great Stay

5 on February 22, 2017

Had a great stay in the Cottage. Everything was fantastic and the Breakfast delivered to our cottage was excellent. Would stay again, just for longer next time!

Anniversary weekend

5 on February 19, 2017

Everything about Heart of the Hills Inn was amazing! We loved the cottage, the service and the breakfasts!!! We couldn't have been happier with our stay!!

Weekend Romance Get Away

5 on January 29, 2017

Wonderful Place and location was perfectly seated for short drives to everything! The Breakfast was top notch and better than some 5 star Europe Hotels I Have stayed in. Thank You for a wonderful weekend!

Wonderful cottage

5 on January 04, 2017

Stayed in the Carriage House over new year's with my now-fiancée (And proposed here!). Wonderful little place! Quaint and comfortable furnishing, fantastic breakfasts, within walking distance of the shops without the traffic. David is a very friendly and accommodating innkeeper. We'll be sure to keep this place in mind if we come out here again!

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Rooms & Rates

The Summit Suite

One of our most romantic and spacious three room suites with King-size bed and luxury linens, the Summit Suite sets the stage for making you feel like royalty. The antique gas fireplace adds a touch of warmth and coziness as you refresh, relax and find romance. The large Jacuzzi tub for two is separated from the bedroom by beautiful original pocket doors inviting you to bathe away the evening while listening to your favorite music. The living room with its mixture of antiques and contemporary is furniture also separated from the bedroom with original antique pocket doors. The private entrance off the front porch has a wonderful view of the historic loop. You have your own set of rocking chairs or porch swing, along with a bistro table for two awaiting you with this suite. Antique furniture mingled with contemporary furniture and original art work by the inn owners mother make this suite a favorite retreat.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Gabriel's apartment

A very cozy and intimate three room suite with high ceilings, large windows, private entrance and private deck with spectacular views of the beautiful stone walled garden. Luxurious queen size bed , luxury linens and a zebra stripped bedspread help set the ambiance of this room as Parisian chic. Original movie stills of Marlene Dietrich adorn the walls and were found by the inn owner on a trip to Paris. One is even signed by the diva herself. The private bathroom has a two person Jacuzzi tub with a hand held shower. The expansive private deck has a large umbrella over a bistro table for two and a chaise lounge for those weather permitting evenings. Enjoy a glass of wine while you over look the sunken stone walled garden, or walk down and sit by the stone fire pit under a canopy of green foliage.

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

Nightly Rate: $129 - $139

The Carriage House

The Carriage House is a free standing cottage on site of the Inn. The Carriage House was for housing the homes carriage in those days of horse and buggy. Later it was converted into a one car garage and in the 1960's was converted into a Doll Store for the city. The original barn for the carriage horse is now the gardeners shed in the sunken garden behind the cottage. Pricing for this room is based on 2 persons and guests 3 and 4 are 20.00 each per night........

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $159 - $169

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Location Type

Listed Historical town, Eureka Springs Historic Loop, Downtown, Mountains, Small town


Fayetteville, AR (XNA - Northwest Arkansas Regional) 45 miles

Directions to property:

We are on the upper Historic Loop, approximately 4 blocks from the hospital and high school and three blocks up the mountain from downtown Eureka Springs. Check out the map on our web site for the most accurate location directions.If using GPS be sure and put in 5 Summit Street, but I highly recommend in Eureka Springs printing off the map and directions on the web page.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Golf in area, Buffalo River, Beaver Lake, Great Passion Play, Opera in the Ozarks, Branson (45 minutes away), Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Washer/dryer , Personal private decks or porches, Assigned private off street parking, Outdoor seating and gardens

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Movie library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Hiking trails, Ghost Tours, Architectural Walking Tours, Massage and spas, Carriage rides, Historic tours, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3-7 pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only outside on deck or porches only if not abused
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No Children over 12 if pre-approved by innkeeper
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations must be secured with credit card equal to one nights stay.
  • Cancellations: * Prior to 14 days of arrival, a refund /credit will be given minus a $50.00 re-booking fee (per Suite) * Refunds are not given for reservations cancelled within 13 days or less prior to your arrival. A non-transferable voucher (valid for 6 months) will be issued to use for a later reservation minus the $50.00 re-booking fee (per Suites). The voucher reservation may not be rescheduled after it is made ~ if this occurs, the value of the voucher will be forfeited. Cancellation voucher may not be used in the months of June, October, November or Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Holidays or Festivals/Special Events.
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David Mitchell and his mother Shirlee

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About the innkeepers

For over 33 years David worked in healthcare starting as an RN in the NICU of Texas Children's Hospital. After completing dual Masters degrees he moved into administration of hospitals completing his health care career as Senior Vice President of a hospital in Oklahoma.David bought Heart of the Hills to fulfill a life long dream. Back in the 1980's when David worked in Little Rock Arkansas, he frequented Eureka Springs and dreamed of moving here one day and owning a B&B.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 - 8:45 am
  • Serving Location: weather permitting on private deck/porch, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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