Hidden Springs B & B

23 Hillside Ave. , Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3531 USA (Show map)


Enjoy a stay with us in our beautiful home, built by Tobe Smith in 1902. Experience the charm of period furnishings. Relish the sense of solitude surrounding our inn-or take in the sights only blocks away from your room. Our special features include a magnificent view of the Ozarks with wildlife wandering through the beautifully landscaped property, outdoor seating on our grounds or porch, air conditioning in each room, ample off-street parking, convenient to downtown historic shopping area.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Mom's 60th

5 on October 18, 2016

Our stay was fantastic and John was so nice and knowledgeable about Eureka Springs. We will come back!

Timeless Beauty

4.2 on October 07, 2016

My wife and I stayed and were so pleased to be surrounded by the beauty and nature all around us. The owner put together a top notch breakfast and provided amazing service during our stay.

Quiet but Close to the Action

5 on October 06, 2016

I've stayed at several B&Bs, and Hidden Springs was the first that I truly felt "at home." Great value, too, only a few dollars more than a local hotel chain serving stale biscuits and jam in the lobby for breakfast. Traveling alone, I stayed in the suite attached to the main house. The decor was charming, historical details everywhere, and it was hard to go home to my bed after sleeping on such luxurious linens. The neighborhood is quiet, but only a few blocks walking distance from downtown. John takes special care to make sure every guest's needs are met, and that each person who visits feels like family before they leave. VERY clean -- cleanest jacuzzi I've ever seen, and the grounds were immaculate. The cottages would be excellent for honeymooners, and weddings would be beautiful here, also. Breakfast is served when you want it, so no rushing to the table, and John will bring it to your doorstep or set you up on the back patio. I suggest the patio -- lots of wildlife to entertain you while you sip your gourmet coffee and try to finish the enormous helping of delicious breakfast. Can't wait to take my husband back to Eureka; this will be our new favorite place, I think.

A Wonderful Stay

5 on September 15, 2016

We had a "girl's weekend" and the cottages were beautiful, clean, and we knew we were in good hands in case anything unexpected popped up. We'll definitely be returning!

Best Stay We've Had!

5 on August 16, 2016

Owner was awesome and very helpful. Room was clean and comfortable and breakfast was great. We would stay here again!

Cute Little Cottage

3.8 on August 08, 2016

The room was quite a bit smaller then we had expected but we had a wonderful stay none the less. John, the owner, is extremely friendly and really went out of his way to make sure we had a lovely stay. He was able to advise on some good resturants to eat at and some fun things to do. The room was very clean. It was extremely hot and humid the weekend we stayed and the room stayed nice and cool. We enjoyed the little patio and did see deer one afternoon when we sat out there. I would highly recommended staying here, however if we do come back I would prefer to stay in one of the bigger rooms.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the kind review. We appreciate your positive comments very much. We, too, thank you for staying with us, and we hope to see you in the future.

Best Stay We've Had!

5 on August 05, 2016

The room was clean, comfortable and our host was very informative, helpful, friendly and provide us with an excellent breakfast. We parked and walked everywhere we went and would stay here again

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for staying with us on your recent visit to Eureka. We are thrilled to know that you had such a great stay with us. We hope to see you again and often. Best wishes!

Hidden Springs B & B is a gem

5 on June 14, 2016

Hidden Springs is charming and comfortable. It is quite but a short walk to the main streets of Eureka Springs. John is a wonderful and knowledgeable host who shared the history of the home with us and told us things to do in town. I forgot my blow dryer and he delivered one to borrow in a few short minutes. There is a kitchen area if you bring food to use and the breakfast he brought to us was delicious. We would definitely stay again.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your great review. We appreciate you very much and are glad that you stayed with us. We hope to see you again and often. Again, thanks!

Great location, best breakfast, great owner!

5 on May 28, 2016

I stayed in May with my mom and we loved our room. The owner gave us some history on the house and made us feel at home. We sat out on the porch that night and enjoyed coffee. Breakfast was amazing! A ton of eggs, fresh pastries and juices. We will recommend to all friends and family.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that you and your mom stayed with us and that you had such a great time. We appreciate you and your review. Please visit us anytime you are in the area. Best wishes for wonderful travels in the future.

Anniversary Vacation

4.6 on May 16, 2016

Hidden Springs is truly a gem and we really enjoyed our time there. John, will go out of his way to get you anything you need. He showed us where to find the hot spots in town, gave us a travel guide, and brought us brochures on individual events. We will definitely be staying there again!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for your great review. We are glad to know that you found Hidden Springs to be "a gem." We, too, love our property and are thrilled when our guests have a great time in Eureka. Please stay with us the future.

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Rooms & Rates

Hillside Suite

The Hillside Suite is situated on the lower level of the main cottage, steps away from our romantic rock garden with waterfall, has its own entrance, and is completely private. A beautiful antique clawfoot tub and shower provides a relaxing bath. This room also features a spacious breakfast nook, gourmet coffee/tea supplies, enhanced cable television for your viewing pleasure, as well as free Wi-Fi. Of course, do not forget our tremendous breakfast... delivered to your suite each morning.

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

Dove Cottage

In Dove Cottage you will experiencing the luxury of designer fabrics and bedding in shades of crimson, sage, camel, and linen white, fine artwork, continental cottage antiques, a hot tub for two, and tasteful accessories throughout .

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

Tobe Smith Cottage

Complete privacy is promised in this cozy cottage that stands alone on the property’s edge. From its own wrap-around deck-- complete with outdoor furniture-- that overlooks the lush forest and Ozarks beyond, guests have seen our “resident Bambi” and white squirrels (yes—“white” squirrels—unique to Eureka Springs)!

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

Spring Gate Suite

A corner Jacuzzi with shower awaits you in your beautiful suite. This room also features an electric fireplace, enhanced cable TV for your viewing pleasure. Of course, don’t forget our fabulous gourmet breakfast presented to you each morning on our tree top deck overlooking the Ozarks (weather permitting), or inside our vintage dining area.

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

Blue Willow Suite

Blue Willow is situated on the lower level of the main cottage, steps away from our romantic rock garden with waterfall, has its own entrance and bath and is completely private. An oval Jacuzzi, with hand held shower spray; built into a 20th Century bed frame awaits you in your relaxing bath. This room also features a private balcony/deck with outdoor furniture, and enhanced cable TV for your viewing pleasure.

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

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Location Type

Mountains, Small town


Fayetteville, AR (XNA - Northwest Arkansas Regional) 48 miles

Directions to property:

From Highway 62 (Arkansas), North on Highway 23 to Train Depot, left on Hillside 2 blocks.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Eureka Springs Historic District, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Thorncrown Chapel, Blue Spring Heritage Center, War Eagle Mill, Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Computer, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, , Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 Nights on Weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit is required. A valid credit card number is required to hold reservation. We have a 7 day cancellation policy.
  • Cancellations: We have a 7 day cancellation policy: If a cancellation is made by 6pm 7 days PRIOR to the reservation date, we will happily refund your one night's deposit less a $25.00 booking charge. If a cancellation is made less than 7 days from the reservation date, the full amount of the booking will be forfeited. A $25.00 booking charge will apply in the event of any cancellation.



John Speed

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Reading, the arts, theatre, and college sports

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Gourmet Breakfast

  • Time Served: 8:30,9:00, or 9:30
  • Serving Location: Private Deck, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Hidden Springs Layered Cheese Paradise
An amazing mix of three cheeses, eggs, dry mustard, and additional spices!



Hot Deal

Hidden Springs Hot Deal

Regular Rate: $180 now $125 (31% Savings:)

Suites and cottages only $125/night. This offer excludes Dove Cottage. Guest must phone innkeeper at (479)253-8688 to make reservation. Please request Hidden Springs Hot Deal. Please contact the inn directly at +1-901-288-7319 to redeem this deal.

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