Arsenic & Old Lace Bed & Breakfast Inn

60 Hillside Avenue, Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632
Innkeeper(s): Beverly & Doug Breitling
 
  • Introduction

    Arsenic & Old Lace Bed & Breakfast Inn - Eureka Springs, Arkansas

     

    Escape to this Queen Anne Victorian style Bed and Breakfast mansion in the beautiful Ozarks of Eureka Springs Arkansas; unsurpassed service from your hosts awaits you. Perfect for any getaway including weddings. Nestled on a wooded hillside in the Eureka Springs Historic District, our luxury Bed and Breakfast Inn offers luxurious rooms and suites, with peaceful views of the Arkansas hills and beautiful gardens from its large, wrap-around veranda. Both the garden and veranda are perfect for intimate wedding services.

    Our Inn has been Featured in the following:

    • Romance of Country Inns (Gail Greco-Rutledge Hills Press) and syndicated TV show
    • Houston Chronicle Travel Section
    • Oklahoma Living (KLSM TV-Tulsa)
    • Active Years Magazine

    Relax on the Porch

    Beautiful stained Glass Window

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Our convenient location is 2 blocks from the Eureka Springs, Arkansas Historic Loop, shops, restaurants, and galleries. Private, off-street parking is provided. Inside, the stained glass windows, tin ceilings, original artwork, antiques, pampering room amenities and crystal chandeliers combine old world elegance with today's modern comforts and conveniences including Wi-Fi wireless Internet in all rooms. Top it all off with a complimentary gourmet breakfast, at the perfect bed and breakfast for a weekend getaway, an intimate wedding, a business conference or a last minute romantic vacation.

    Breakfast

    Food is a celebration of life! We plan our breakfasts to help assure that each guests' day starts off with a pleasant unforgettable event. Our Breakfast begins with a fruit course and homemade bread (muffins, bread or scones). These opening courses are followed by a gourmet sweet or savory main course with an appropriate meat or side dish. Of course a selection of fruit juices, our custom blended coffee, and a selection of hot teas is available before, during and after the meal. Throughout the day guests can delight in homemade chocolate chip cookies, brownies or other delicious snacks. The Food at Arsenic and Old Lace is a celebration for all your senses!

    Eureka Springs: The perfect location for an Arkansas Bed and Breakfast

    Throughout history Eureka Springs has drawn weary travelers, whether Native Americans seeking the cool, healing waters, or today's harried individual seeking a respite from the rush of the present daily life or couple looking for a wedding away from the bustle. Eureka Springs' old-world charm and European flavor offers timeless leisure and endless sightseeing. Stroll the narrow winding street and enjoy the nightlife, tasty restaurants, spas and specialty shops around our Bed and Breakfast.

    Eureka Springs

    Eureka Springs, Arkansas is a perfect location for your next event -
    wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, executive meeting
    or just slowing down and relaxing on a well-deserved getaway.

    The Arsenic and Old Lace Inn and Victorian Village lie encircled by two beautiful Arkansas lakes and scenic rivers in the Ozarks, and recall the elegance and pace of an earlier era. Combine the beauty of the Ozark Mountains, warm welcomed hospitality, unbeatable dining, unique shops and you have Eureka Springs Arkansas. We hope you'll choose Arsenic and Old Lace as your Arkansas Bed and Breakfast.

    In the Area

    • Christ of the Ozarks Statue
    • Cosmic Caverns
    • Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway
    • Eureka Springs Gardens
    • Eureka Springs Ghost Tours
    • Eureka Springs Historical Museum
    • Eureka Springs Tram Tours
    • Eureka Theater Company
    • Great Passion Play
    • Healing Benefits Massage Therapy
    • Healthworks Massage and Reflexology Center
    • Holiday Island Golf Course
    • Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony
    • Kings River Golf Course
    • Opera in the Ozarks
    • Onyx Cave Park
    • Ozark Mountain Hoe-down
    • Pea Ridge National Military Park
    • Pine Mountain Jamboree
    • Quigley's Castle
    • St Elizabeth Catholic Church
    • Thorncrown Chapel
    • Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
    • WAR EAGLE CAVERN on Beaver Lake
    • War Eagle Mill
    • Withrow Springs State Park
  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Doug and Beverly Bretling for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Most are seeking a step way from the hustle & bustle of today's hectic life. Some are for romantic getaways but all are for relaxation.

    What are you best known for? 

    Hospitality, comfort, food

    What makes your inn unique?

    We have a historic look but modern comfortable rooms those coupled with unsurpassed hospitality and personal service make Arsenic and Old Lace unique among Eureka Springs B&B's and lodging facilities.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    The comfortable ambiance and warmth of the Inn.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Eureka Springs is a quirky little vertical town the blends the a historic past, great food, great shopping and beautiful nature.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "Can we live here?"

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The natural beauty coupled friendly folks. Eureka Springs is a place where everyone is accepted.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Shopping; zip lining, great food, great day trips to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; local art galleries, canoeing, fishing, 2 beautiful Ozark Mountain Lakes; golf; or just relaxing and just doing nothing!

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Great shopping, great food, historic architecture, great people!

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Local Flavor, Casa Colina, Grand Taverne

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

     www.eurekasprings.org; www.eurekaspringschamber.com

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 5 rooms all with jetted tubs and fireplaces (in season) and most with views.

    Do you accept pets?

    Yes, we accept dogs in the Library room and Patio Suite. There is also a great doggie day care about 3 minutes from the Inn.

     

  • Weddings

    Weddings

    Your wedding day should be a day filled with happy memories not the stress filled blur that they so often become. The Arsenic and Old Lace philosophy is that as Innkeepers our job is to help you make "Your Day" special. We handle as many of the wedding details as you want. We host simply special weddings for our guests and up to 15 additional folks (although smaller weddings are really our specialty.) Most brides choose a garden ceremony and there are 3 other settings available if you prefer or weather prevents a garden wedding ceremony. We have several package options and are always happy to tailor something especially for you.

    Choose Arsenic and Old Lace Bed & Breakfast as the place to start you new life together!

    Wedding Packages

    Basic Memories Package:

    • Two Nights stay in the Chantilly Rose; Monet or Library Room

      Weddings

    • Your Wedding Ceremony (1 1/2 hours in the Garden, Victorian Parlor or Veranda
    • Minister (Christian or civil vows)
    • 3 Rose Bridal Bouquet & Groom's Boutonniere (Other flowers can be substituted)
    • Reception for up to 8 (Bride & Groom plus 6 guests) in the Dining Room includes:
    • Sparkling Cider
    • 2 A&OL champagne flutes
    • 8" Round Wedding Cake in your colors
    • Additional guests, including childern, are $10.00 each
    • October weekends $619 // $599 Weekends, October & Holidays
    • $579 Monday - Thursday

    Options:

    • Upgrade to the Tree Top Suite add $120
    • Subtract $80 for the Patio Suite
    • Get an additional discount on the cost of lodging for adding one or more nights

    Romantic Wedding Package:

    • Two Nights stay in the Chantilly Rose; Monet or Library Room
    • Your Wedding Ceremony (1 1/2 hours in the Garden, Victorian Parlor or Veranda
    • Minister (Christian or civil vows)
    • 3 Rose Bridal Bouquet & Groom's Boutonniere (Other flowers can be substituted)
    • Reception for up to 8 (Bride & Groom plus 6 guests) in the Dining Room includes:
    • Sparkling Cider
    • 2 A&OL champagne flutes
    • 8" Round Wedding Cake in your colors
    • Additional guests, including childern, are $10.00 each
    • 1 hour massage for 2 (can be a couples massage)
    • A $65.00 voucher good towards Dinner for 2 at one of five of Eureka's finest restaurants.
    • October weekends $829 // $809 Weekends, October & Holidays
    • $789 Monday - Thursday

    Options:

    • Upgrade to the Tree Top Suite add $120
    • Subtract $80 for the Patio Suite
    • Get an additional discount on the cost of lodging for adding one or more nights

    Ultimate Wedding Package:

    • Two Nights stay in the Chantilly Rose; Monet or Library Room
    • Your Wedding Ceremony (1 1/2 hours in the Garden, Victorian Parlor or Veranda
    • Minister (Christian or civil vows)
    • 3 Rose Bridal Bouquet & Groom's Boutonniere (Other flowers can be substituted)
    • Reception for up to 8 (Bride & Groom plus 6 guests) in the Dining Room includes:
    • Sparkling Cider
    • 2 Arsenic & Old Lace champagne flutes
    • 8" Round Wedding Cake in your colors
    • Additional guests, including children, are $10.00 each
    • 1 hour massage for 2 (can be a couples massage)
    • A $65 voucher good towards Dinner for 2 at one of five of Eureka's finest restaurants.
    • A romanic Horse Drawn Carriage Ride (weather permitting)
    • 2 of our luxurious lounging robes (sizes and colors not in stock will be shipped when received from the manufacturer)
    • October weekends $1,199 // $1,179 Weekends, October & Holidays
    • $1,155 Monday - Thursday

    Options:

    • Upgrade to the Tree Top Suite add $120 plus tax
    • Get an additional discount on the cost of lodging for adding one or more nights

    Elopement Wedding Package for Two:

    • Use of the Victorian Mansion for 1 hour
    • Ceremony in the garden (weather permitting) or Victorian Parlor
    • Minister (Christian or civil vows)
    • Sparkling cider
    • 2 Arsenic & Old Lace champagne flutes
    • 8" round Wedding Cake decorated in your colors
    • Three rose bridal bouquet & Groom's Boutonniere in your colors (oter flowers can be substituted)
    • $250

    This package includes no lodging at our Bed and Breakfast and is limited to the Bride and Groom only. Other restrictions may apply.

    Can't decide? Tailor your own getaway or wedding from these options

    (prices vary so call to put your package together)

    • Dinner for 2 at one of five of Eureka Springs best restaurants
    • 2 - One hour massages at one of Eureka Springs fine Spas
    • Luxurious Robes with or without embroidery
    • Arsenic and Old Lace Souvenir Coffee Mugs
    • Carriage Ride (prices and RESERVATIONS vary and reservations are required so call early)
    • Various special Spa Treatments including facials, feet, hot stone, and other treatments (prices vary and reservations are required)
    • Bouquets for that special occasion
    • 18 holes of golf including cart rental at Holiday Island Country Club
    • Tickets to music shows or the Great Passion Play

    Still don't see what you'd like? Call us and we will do our best to
    arrange anything legal that you are looking for.

  • Breakfast

    Food is a celebration of life! We plan our breakfasts to help assure that each guests’ day starts off with a pleasant unforgettable event. Our Breakfast begins with a fruit course and homemade bread (muffins, bread or scones). These opening courses are followed by a gourmet sweet or savory main course with an appropriate meat or side dish. Of course a selection of fruit juices, our custom blended coffee, and a selection of hot teas is available before, during and after the meal.

    Throughout the day guests can delight in homemade chocolate chip cookies, brownies or other delicious snacks.

    The Food at Arsenic and Old Lace is a celebration for all your senses!

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