What is(are) your name(s)?
For how long have you been running a B&B?
Since July 2010
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
1890 Williams House Inn has a Victorian flair with modern conveniences. Your home away from home, nestled in the Ouachita Mountains. A high level of comfort, privacy, and friendly service in an environment that reflects the quiet elegance of another era. 1890 Williams House Inn reflects the quiet elegance of an earlier time. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house is masterfully constructed and this historic-district jewel showcases beautiful woodwork, stained glass and architectural detail.
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
Staff is number one as we are friendly and have fun. We offer full concierge service and are there to assist our guests. Bed and luxury linens
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
The Main House has 6,500 sq. feet of elegance & charm with six extra large guest rooms and the Carriage House has 2,000 sq ft and three extra large guest rooms. Accommodations include TV/VCR/DVD, two-person jetted tubs, coffee pot, microwave, small fridge, stereo CD player and WiFi in the common areas. Complimentary bottled water, and cookies complete your stay. Come in, relax, and let your worries slip away.
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
9 rooms and maximum capacity of 22 guests. One of the suites is two bedroom for a total of four guests and we have a queen Frontgate bed for two additional guests that will go in a variety of our guest rooms.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Amenities Include King or Queen Bed, Sitting room area, Electric Fireplace, Closet, Luxury Linens, Extra Pillows, Robes & Hair Dryer, Iron/Ironing Board, Refrigerator, Coffee Pot & Microwave, Cable TV/VCR, CD Stereo Player, Air conditioning/Heat and Ceiling Fan, Private Bath Amenities Include Jetted tub for Two, Luxury Bath Products, Private Bathroom with Shower, step-in stall type.
Which room is your personal favorite?
Guest suite - the bedroom is in a beautiful shade of blue/green and the four poster bed lets you sleep like a baby. The sun porch, sitting area, is filled with light and comfort. In the corner of the sun porch the history of the building is seen by the different bricks, brownstone and rounded wall. The bathroom, installed in 1926, when the house received plumbing, is between the first and second floors of the house but private in-suite.
What do the room rates include?
Room rates include a glorious night of lodging, full delicious breakfast, off-street parking, internet, concierge service and all of the amenities of the Inn.
Do you offer any special packages?
A large variety of packages and discounts and all items are also offered a-la-carte.
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Always hot fresh ground coffee, hot tea, orange juice, fresh fruit, home-made bread and a hot entree such as a breakfast pannini with eggs, peppers, two cheeses, brocolli, carrots, sour cream and salsa.
When and where is breakfast served?
Breakfasts are served in the dining room for all of the guests except those staying in the Parlor Suite, Williams Suite and Turret Suite (where breakfasts are served at a cozy table for two in the sitting room portion of the suites). The dining room is very open, and gives the choice of eating together with other guests or privately at your own table. The breakfasts are gourmet quality and simply outstanding, be sure to try one of the muffin creations! You are also invited to complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, tea, spring water and the cookie jar.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
Yes, we do our best to accommodate all dietary restrictions.
Do you serve other meals?
We offer a lunch-to-go on request.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
All rooms have a small refrigerator, microwave and coffee pot.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
13 years and older.
Do you accept pets?
In the Copper Cottage - pet policy applies.
What is your smoking policy?
Outdoor only with ashtrays throughout the gardens and on both verandas.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Off-street parking available at no charge and plenty of on-street parking also.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
The Copper Cottage is handicap accessible.
What safety precautions are provided at your B&B?
Smoke and fire alarms, main door has a combination lock. All guest rooms have two locks on the inside.
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
Check-In is from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm at our Arkansas bed and breakfast. If you will be arriving after 6:00 pm, please notify us of your approximate arrival time, on the day of arrival, so that arrangements can be made for a self check-in.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
Hot Springs Inn Minimum stay requirements: Non-holiday weekends: Two-night minimum, we may accept a one-night stay based on availability. Holiday (Sunday through Thursday): Two-night minimum. Holiday weekends: Two-night minimum. Non-holiday (Sunday through Thursday): No minimum.
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
We want to make sure that your reservation needs are met, please call for reservations and inquiries between the hours of 10:00 am and 8:30 pm. 24 hour real time reservation system online.
What is you cancellation policy?
1890 Williams House Bed and Breakfast Arkansas - Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation must be received a minimum of ten (10) days in advance of arrival date. If required cancellation notice is not met, the full amount of the stay will be charged unless the guestroom can be re-rented; rescheduling, early departures and no-shows are the same as a cancellation. This policy applies to reservations made with a gift certificate as well. Weather Policy: If the roads into Hot Springs and/or the airport in Little Rock is closed, refunds will be made, less the $50.00 non-refundable deposit. The Inn can not be responsible for weather conditions at point of guests departure and our standard cancellation policy will apply.
What types of payment do you accept?
Visa, MasterCard, Discover and cash.
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
Our central location is convenient lodging to many Hot Springs attractions and only five blocks from the Historic Downtown shopping area and world famous Bathhouse Row. You will also find many fine restaurants and galleries in this historic district. One mile away is elegant Oaklawn, the premier Arkansas thoroughbred horseracing facility. Surrounding areas are beautiful lakes for boating and fishing. Hot Springs has many relaxing spas, breathtaking mountains in our national park for hiking, and an entire city offering everything you could ask for. Staying in or going out, the 1890 Williams House Inn, a Hot Springs bed & breakfast is your perfect choice for Arkansas
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
Located just 5 blocks from historic downtown Hot Springs. Just three blocks from the corner of Grand (HWY 70) and Central Avenue (HWY &). Website provides directions.
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Each is unique and you will learn what you want in a bed and breakfast.
Is there something more that you want to share about your property?
Come and relax in comfortable elegance.