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The Empress of Little Rock

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owners , Bob Welch , and his wife Sharon, were so friendly... we felt more like family and not guests . The housekeeper, Deborah , made us feel very welcome . The room was very elegant , as were all the rooms there . The breakfast was wonderful! We didn't want to leave . We'll be back !

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely overnight stay here. Service was great. The house is lovely and kitted out completely in Victorian style providing a unique experience. A little OTT but then that is what also makes it so unique and interesting. Breakfast was lovely.

Thank Breege W
Sherborn, Ma.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautifully restored Victorian is a little over the top but it was so much fun getting in the spirit of things. I wish I had taken a picture of our breakfast, with silver service and delicious food.

Thank purefunkmd
DowntownDame, Owner at The Empress of Little Rock, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay. It's not everyday one gets treated like a guest at Downtown Abbey!! Thanks for your kind comments. It's why we do it!! Best, Sharon, Bob, Webb, Deborah

Morris Plains, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This lovely brick structure is beautifully furnished with antiques. We stayed in the John Edward Murray room, lovely and quite large with a king size bed and a sitting area. The tv was an older model which could be hidden behind a dollhouse façade when not in use. The sink was located outside the bathroom.

Thank Beverly D
Denton, Texas
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We are from Dallas and were looking for a unique place to stay for a weekend getaway. The Empress definitely provided a unique experience. We were impressed with the history of the house and all the renovations it took to turn it into the wonderful place it is today. Bob, Sharon and staff truly went out of their way to...

Thank Sim2day
DowntownDame, Owner at The Empress of Little Rock, responded to this review

So enjoyed having you guys as guests! Glad we could offer something unique and different. We're all so blessed to have such a rich history. It's our pleasure to share it with orhers, like you folks! Please come again when you can stay longer!!

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

On a recent road trip from Texas to Tennessee stopped in Little Rock Found the Empress online was able to reserve the tea and your was traveling with 3 pre teens we all enjoyed. The house is really neat the tour was very informative and the rooms have been restored loved that each guest room has a theme it was...

Thank Mbryantpc
Maumelle, Arkansas
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the Empress of Little Rock. We stayed in the Chatelaine suite, which is beautifully decorated and very spacious. We had breakfast served in our room as well. The house is beautiful and it was a neat experience!

Thank rachelpledger
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed two nights at this enchanting B and B. From the outside to every detail in the room, it is truly a beautiful place. Besides though being a remarkable recreation of Victorian England, there is heart and warmth to the place and those that work hard to make it inviting to guests. The breakfasts are one of a kind and...

Thank New4comber
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We took a weekend away to celebrate our anniversary and discovered the Empress of Little Rock. We both love historical homes, antiques, and are very interested in restoration and renovation, so this was a perfect fit. The home has so many features that are unique and it was a treat to see. Our room was very comfortable and very clean....

Thank Alicia H
Little Rock
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife surprised me with a weekend stay here for an after Valentine's Day gift. We stayed in the Coach House and not the main house but it was beautiful and way beyond any expectations. The service is over the top good and they are very friendly. We had, and I highly recommend, the breakfast in bed service that was...

Thank Franklin P

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the opulence and luxury of 1888 in this awarding winning AAA Four Diamond Victorian mansion! Majestic double stairwell....stained glass skylight... secret card room in the turret... sensual featherbeds....candlelit gourmet breakfast... understated elegance... antique appointments... fireplaces... cable... DSL... gardens....The Empress!!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Empress of Little Rock

Address: 2120 Louisiana St, Little Rock, AR 72206-1522
Region: United States > Arkansas > Little Rock
Price Range: $243 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Empress of Little Rock 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We were very happy with the Hornbaker room.”
purefunkmd, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They are all good but you can choose to stay in the main house or the Coach House.”
FranklinP463, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you like haunted rooms they have several of those. If you prefer to stay in the Carriage House, it is not haunted.”
  • Love the birdhouse drawers.
  • Love the stain glass windows in the bathroom.
  • A shot of the bed. This is a Queensize featherbed by the way and it is very comfortable.
  • This is the bathroom.
  • This is an ages old quartz fountain which was in the Secret Garden.
  • This was in the Secret Garden. This was the view from our balcony.
  • This is a double sized aromatherapy spa shower. It even has a seat for you if you need it.
  • This is the room itself. You can see the doors leading to the balcony.
lorip432, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful. You can not go wrong with any of them.”
Y8204ILnancyp, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are upstairs, very spacious, set in a neighborhood so all view are good”
  • Murray room above the entrance- turret room above it
  • Murray room
  • Staircase up to the rooms
  • Murray bath area
837bonnief, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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