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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 12 June 2011

Wow.....my son and I just returned from an experience of a lifetime at White River Inn. This is a 5-star resort, restaurant and fishery all rolled into one, but with the feeling of home provided by Moose and Tina's personal touch and hospitality. We also had two great guides on the river - Ben and Mark, who put us on...

1Thank David_5720
Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 11 May 2011

The best Arkansas Trout Fishing is at the White River Inn,in fact it has the best in the USA. If you want to have the best fishing experience of your life you need to try Arkansas Trout Fishing as you will not be disappointed. We stayed at the maginificient White River Inn which sits atop a 300 foot bluff above...

1Thank Jeff34373
moosekitty, Owner at The White River Inn, responded to this review

Jeff, We really did enjoy you guys.Thanks for such a nice review . Tina and I can't wait til the next time. I can assure you the trout will be waiting! Moose

Reviewed 9 May 2011

I just returned from a 3 night stay at The White River Inn on the White River in Cotter, Arkansas. As an avid fly fisherman that likes luxury when with my fly fishing wife, this location and the fishing cannot be beaten even in better known areas in Montana, Idaho, New Zealand and Patagonia. We fished with Ben Levin, a...

3Thank KFBrowne
moosekitty, Owner at The White River Inn, responded to this review

Kevin, Thank you so much for the kind words. Coming from you it really means a lot. Tina and I so enjoyed your and Maureens stay and are looking forward to your next visit. Let me know when the snook bite gets hot down there! Kind Regards, Moose

Harrison Arkansas
Reviewed 27 April 2011

My wife and I spent last weekend here and wow, we were only 42 miles from home. It didn't take but minutes for us to know we chose the right place for a getaway. The facility is fantastic, nature abounds, the White River and fishing superb, the guide was world class, the weather was terrible, and it didn't matter, but...

1Thank GregSlavik
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2011

Our 3 night, 2 day stay was superior in every way. The lodge, food and hosts are as good as the Watsons can make it. We felt at home from the first and felt like friends when we left. Tina provided some excellent and creative meals-even Moose has culinary skills. In addition, we managed to have two memorable days fly...

Thank rbarmstrong1
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Outstanding facility ! Wonderful hospitality! Great location and view of the White river. Tina and Moose handled every detail to make our stay one to remember. Great fishing guide arrangements (85+ fish through the boat in three days of March fishing). Meals would compete with a five star restuarant and were served in a relaxing setting and enhanced by great...

4Thank easttimber
Burleson, Texas
Reviewed 23 January 2011

Our family of 12 reserved the whole White River Inn Christmas week, 2010!,. Our family, included me and my husband, our three daughters, sons in laws, and 5 teenagers! Tina and Moose were more than host/hostess to us during this week..they became a part of our family. Our rooms were perfect, and the lodge was spotless! The food was beyond...

Thank LibbySwan
moosekitty, owner at The White River Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. Allowing us to share Christmas with your family was truly a treat. I am still savoring the pear preserves that you left with us. They are the best I have EVER had. We both hope that you will come see us again soon.

Bonita Springs
Reviewed 31 October 2010

The Inn was beyond our expectations. Our hosts Moose and Tina Watson were both gracious and caring to all. I encourage all to visit the Inn with a magnificent view and unlimited amenities. We would return in a heartbeat!! Go to their website and check it out. TheWhiteRiverInn.com Adrienne and Ray Cheseldine Bonita Springs, Florida

Thank rudichab
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 25 October 2010

Just a fabulous place. Hosts are super friendly, Public spaces are gorgeous, rooms are new, very well appointed, spacious and just great. Food is so good. A bit off the beaten track but well worth a trip, even if you don't fish (and we didn't). View from the deck out back is fabulous! The highlight of our trip to Arkansas....

Thank StorGor
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 October 2010

This place wasso amazing. I thought I was on a fishing trip and I landed in heaven. The beds were so comfortable I did not want to go fishing and the fishing was so good I did not want to go to bed. The food and company was truly wonderful. The rooms are separated so it is oh so quiet....

Thank coondog57

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The White River Inn is an all inclusive Orvis Endorsed Trout fishing lodge. The lodge is warm and luxurious with five large suites.All are appointed with custom made furnishings in the mission style, 600 threadcount linens and leather sofas. 31 wildlife rich acres provide guaranteed privacy as well as spectacular views. The 130 ft back deck is a birdwatchers paradise where bald eagles and other birds of prey are seen daily.There are also a plethora of well fed song birds and hummingbirds to be viewed closely at our feeders. Wonderful food, spectacular trout fishing and southern hospitality are what keep guests coming to stay again and again. We cater to upscale travelers, families, and fly fishermen, as well as spin fishermen looking for one of the finest trout fishing experiences in North America. The lodge is a perfect location for corporate retreats and team building, or family getaways. Come relax and enjoy The White River Inn experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White River Inn

Address: 924 County Rd 174, Cotter, AR 72626
Region: United States > Arkansas > Cotter
Price Range: $230 - $428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White River Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The White River Hotel Cotter
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