Bartee Meadow Bed & Breakfast
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Welcome to Bartee Meadow
Our comfortable hilltop home is situated on thirteen wooded acres located 6 miles east of Hot Springs on Highway 70 - just 5 minutes from Magic Springs Amusement Park, and less than 10 minutes from Historic Bathhouse Row. Our secluded and very private location offers country peace and quiet, yet is convenient to Hot Springs shopping, restaurants, activities, and sightseeing. You may play on our lighted tennis court and bike on our country roads. Those who are less energetic may relax in our double hammock, feed the birds and squirrels from park benches, enjoy a basket lunch on the picnic table or the large, shady deck, and curl up on our cozy terrace swing with early morning coffee.
Inngoers in Arrington's Bed & Breakfast Journal's Book of Lists selected Bartee Meadow as:
2003 - Best With Nearby Attractions
2004 - A 'Best Kept Secret'
2008 - Best To Be Recommended To Others
WINNER OF 2011 & 2012 TRIPADVISOR.COM AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
The area surrounding Bartee Meadow is filled with activities from exploring the great outdoors to browsing the wonderful galleries and shops in Hot Springs. Famous Bathhouse Row is just minutes away!
You may also decide to simply relax and enjoy the quiet solitude of Bartee Meadow. Either way you will certainly enjoy our food! From your early morning coffee to your plate of Bedtime Cookies, your taste buds are our assignment!! If you have a happy tummy, then our job is done! We believe that food should nourish and comfort. Our Breakfast Feast is served from 8 - 9 AM - you pick the time. Some of our specialties include Orange Pecan Stuffed French Toast, Peach-Almond Muffins, Creole Cheddar Grits & Grillades, or Ginger Pancakes With Lemon Sauce.
Ask About Our Peasant Basket Breakfast Delivered To Your Door
In A Big Wicker Basket - No Additional Charge.
Great For Sleepyheads Who Don't Want To Get Up Early For Breakfast!
We keep copies of menus from popular local restaurants to help you select a spot for lunch or dinner. We'll be glad to give you directions.
We also offer additional Meals and Services (by advance arrangement):
- Picnic Lunch For Two: $20 A tasty portable feast is packed in one of our whimsical picnic baskets complete with a quilt and directions to some scenic spots! Please add sales tax.
- Lunch - $9/ea. Plus tax. For those who just don't want to leave our hilltop! Includes soup or salad, deli-type sandwich, drink and dessert.
- Dinner - $22/ea. Plus tax. Just the thing for late arrivals - you don't have to go back out again! Includes soup or salad, entree, two side dishes, bread, drink, and dessert.
- Dietary Requirements: We make every effort to accommodate your special dietary needs - usually at no additional charge - with advance notice.
- Something Special at Bartee Meadow: One of our marvelous Welcome Baskets could be waiting for you when you arrive or could be just the thing to take home for "someone special." See Our Website for Details.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Hu and Vista White for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Guests stay here for our peaceful, quiet setting and the privacy and seclusion our property offers.
What are you best known for?
Our food...comforting, bountiful and beautifully presented from our Country Breakfasts to specially ordered picnic baskets and private suppers.
What makes your inn unique?
Our B&B accommodations are separate. Our guests don't even park in the same place and rarely see each other. And both rooms have their own private fenced decks with outdoor hot tubs and wood burning chiminea fireplaces (in season).
What do you love most about your inn?
Our guests! We consistently welcome the most charming, interesting and delightful visitors.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
People have been drawn to our area since long before there was a city here to enjoy the natural hot springs. Hot Springs is known world-wide as the Spa City and is famous for the local Bathhouses and Spas.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
The many guests who tell us the don't want to leave, and the several who have asked if we would adopt them!
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The fact that Hot Springs is NOT a seasonal resort. There is something wonderful to do here during every season of the year.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
They should book our Woodlands Grand Getaway 4-night package that includes tickets, passes and reservations for everything to see and do in Hot Springs!
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
More walking distance! We are a wooded, country property, but less than 10 minutes by car to the historic downtown area.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Angel's or Belle Arti for Italian, The Porterhouse or The Brickhouse Grill for great steaks, Cajun Boilers for seafood, Rolando's for Cuban dishes, Cafe 1217 for a sensational lunch, The Brauhaus for German. Then top it off with fabulous cupcakes from Fat Bottomed Girls.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
www.hotsprings.org/ is the website for the Hot Springs Visitor's Bureau. .
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have two......our two-bedroom Woodlands Suite in the main house, and our cute little Starlight Cottage which is a separate building.
Do you accept pets?
We are unable to accept pets, but can refer our guests to two wonderful nearby professional pet-sitters who keep our dog and cat when we are out of town.
Hot Springs, Arkansas ~ America's First Resort!
Downtown Hot Springs is just minutes away from Bartee Meadow. Hot Springs National Park is world famous for its Bathhouse Row. Many of these historic buildings are open to tour or to receive the full spa treatment. Hot Springs' downtown is also filled with wonderful shopping including unique art and antique galleries as well as local fine restaurants serving a variety of cuisine. Around the Hot Springs area you'll find many different activities including Oaklawn park offering thoroughbred horse racing, Magic Springs Amusement & Water Park offering fun for the whole family, interactive and educational museums, entertaining stage shows and the beautiful Garvan Woodland Gardens offering year round natural beauty in a wooded setting.
The Arts are alive in Hot Springs. Downtown art galleries sponsor a monthly "Gallery Walk" featuring extended hours and often include the artists themselves on hand. The area also offers a wide variety of musical concerts, stage productions and nationally touring exhibits.
Things To Do In Hot Springs! Outdoor:
- Thoroughbred Horse Racing at Oaklawn Park (Seasonal)
- Fishing with a professional guide
- Golfing at Belvedere Golf & Country Club - 18 hole, PGA course
- Miniature golf fun at Pirate's Cove
- Digging for Crystals near Hot Springs OR Diamonds at Murfreesboro AR
- Duck Boat City-Lake Tours
- Canoeing near Caddo Gap
- Go-Cart Rentals
- Monthly Art Gallery Walk
- Horseback Riding along scenic trails
- Boat or Jet Ski rental on Lake Hamilton (Seasonal)
- Magic Springs Amusement Park
- Crystal Falls Water Park (Seasonal)
- Garvan Woodland Botanical Gardens
- National Park Tower (Panoramic views of surrounding countryside)
- Downtown Bath Houses & Spas - Thermal Mineral Baths, massages & spa treatments
- T-Rex Indoor Mini-Golf
- Tussaud Wax Museum
- Gangster Museum
- The Winery - wine tasting
Mid-America Science Museum
- The Magic of Maxwell Blade - Las Vegas Style Production
- The Witness - Outdoor Passion Play (Seasonal)
Productions of the Hot Springs Pocket Theater (Scheduled)
- The Mall of Hot Springs
- Temperance Hill Outlet Center
- Cornerstone Shopping Center
- Numerous Locally-Owned Specialty Shops
Bartee Meadow Cookbook
We love everything about food - shopping for it, planning meals, collecting recipes, cooking it, serving it, and...best of all...eating it!
Long before our Bed & Breakfast Inn was a reality, food was a passion for us. We planned vacations with the ambition to 'eat our way through' whatever city we were visiting, gleaning ideas for new dishes and presentations. When our Bed & Breakfast was in the planning stages, every new recipe was eagerly prepared and sampled to determine if it would be guest worthy.
With that background and the experience we've gained running our B&B since 1999 we happily produced the Bartee Meadow Cookbook. It includes over 250 of our best recipes and lots of old family favorites including 'Razorback Game Day Dip', 'Bunny Food Carrot Souffle', 'Spitfire Onion Rings', 'Cozumel Chicken With Corn Waffles', 'Black-eyed Pea Cornbread', 'Antique Rice Puddings With Bourbon Sauce', 'Arkansas Trail Mix' and 'Cranberry "Floozie" Sauce'!
Our recipes are time tested and family-approved, and we trust you will get the same wonderful compliments we have been so fortunate to receive over the years.
Our new cookbook is conveniently sized at 6 x 81/2 inches so it fits nicely on a kitchen counter without taking up too much space and it uses comb binding so it lays completely flat.
You can order your copy of the cookbook using the form to the right. Your credit card will be processed by Paypal payment services through a completely safe and secure connection.
Sale price of the book is $14.95.
Tax for Arkansas residents is $1.36 (9 1/8%).
Shipping and handling is $5.00 per book.
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Bartee Meadow Weddings... Memories For A Lifetime
Conveniently located on Bartee Trail just 10 minutes east of downtown Hot Springs, the Meadow offers you a peaceful, secluded country atmosphere. Our 13 tree-shaded acres offer several wedding settings for the perfect, very personal wedding. We specialize in small, intimate ceremonies for the couple only to a guest list of up to 10.
Our comprehensive services allow you to select exactly the wedding assistance you need. You may simply need the use of one of our settings for your ceremony - handling all other arrangements yourself, or we will gladly consult with you and provide as many of your wedding services as you desire. Our wedding coordinator can help you with all aspects of your planning including decorations, flowers, food, and photographs - as much or as little assistance as you need. We provide our Wedding Services only for couples who are also guests at Bartee Meadow for at least a two-night stay.
Bartee Meadow Wedding Packages
Premier Wedding & Honeymoon Package......A Woodlands Romantic Fantasy
Two-night stay in our private 'Starlight Cottage' (Longer stays may be arranged.)
Features a queen-size brass bed with a snuggly comforter, Franklin Stove fireplace, satellite color TV/VCR, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee & tea service, garden bath with big two-person shower, a private walled deck with a hot tub for two and a wood-burning fireplace for a fire on chilly nights.
Our hearty and delicious Peasant Basket Breakfast delivered to your door each morning in a big wicker basket.
Late afternoon Hors d'oeuvres and home baked Bedtime Cookies.
A vase of Fresh flowers, a box of assorted chocolates and our luxurious turn-down service with a rose for your pillow.
A picnic basket lunch to enjoy at the scenic location of your choice.
Moonlight dinner cruise aboard the Belle of Hot Springs.
Plus…….Your COMPLETE Wedding Ceremony For Bride & Groom alone
$595 plus tax - Two days and nights in the Starlight Cottage or Woodlands Suite
Add more nights for $99/night plus tax
Add up to 10 guests to your ceremony and reception for $5 per person plus tax
Choose Your Setting......
Outdoors - our vine-entwined rustic gazebo overlooking our pond and stone fountain
Indoors - our more formal parlor with antiques and candlelight
OR - our casual den featuring comfortable seating and a big stone fireplace
The Perfect Beginning.....Two Days & Nights Of Romantic Perfection
Imagine arriving at a quiet and peaceful Bed & Breakfast on a wooded country hilltop, knowing that every detail was already in place for a private wedding and honeymoon for you and the love of your life. Imagine a precious little cottage or a cozy three-room suite just for the two of you with luxurious linens, fluffy bathrobes, views of a wooded hillside and a private fenced deck with your own private outdoor hot tub for two and outdoor woodburning fireplace. Every convenience is provided....plush guest robes, satellite TV/DVD, radio/CD player, coffee & tea service, microwave, minifridge, iron & ironing board and hairdryer.
The bedroom will be appointed with a vase of a dozen roses that are yours to take home, and a welcome basket filled with gourmet treats, spa products, candles and chocolates. We'll serve a candlelit dinner for two either in your room or on your deck on your first evening. The following day will include a romantic picnic lunch prepared for you as well as a $50 gift certificate for an intimate dinner at one of Hot Springs' outstanding restaurants. When you return, you'll find a bottle of sparkling beverage, crystal glasses and a plate of white chocolate dipped strawberries waiting for you along with a special gift.....a memento of this most important time in your lives.
You may plan your wedding ceremony for either day at your specified time. This package includes the minister's fee, use of our decorated gazebo or parlor, use of a beautiful silk bridal bouquet of your choice and a boutonierre for the groom, and a small reception for the two of you. We also include 24 4"x6" color photographs of your special occasion that will be presented in a keepsake wedding album and a CD of all of your photos......forever memories.
Your stay will also include our delicious Country Breakfast Feast delivered to your door each morning, afternoon hors d'oeuvres if you desire, and a plate of our legendary homebaked Bedtime Cookies each evening.
No cares....no worry....the perfect beginning for your forever love.
$799 plus tax - Two days and nights in the Starlight Cottage or Woodlands Suite
Add more nights for $99/night plus tax
Add up to 10 guests to your ceremony & reception for $5 per person plus tax
Love Always……At Bartee Meadow B&B
Wind your way up our woodland trail to our hidden hilltop for two days and nights of sublime escape for you and your dearest love. Melt into the seclusion of our Starlight Cottage or Woodlands Suite. Each has its own private deck with private outdoor hot tub for two and outdoor wood-burning fireplace....AND we'll bring your breakfast to your door each morning!
Your stay includes:
A vase of mixed fresh flowers in your room
A box of assorted chocolates to welcome you
A welcome basket designed with romance in mind
A private light supper prepared for you on your first evening
A picnic basket lunch to enjoy at the location of your choice
A $50 gift certificate toward an intimate dinner for two at one of Hot Springs’
A special gift……a memento of your visit
Plus……Your complete wedding ceremony including:
The minister’s fee
Use of our decorated gazebo or parlor
Use of a beautiful silk bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere
A small reception for two with cake & champagne or sparkling cider
$695 plus tax - Two days and nights in the Starlight Cottage or Woodlands Suite
Add more nights to your stay for $99 each plus tax
Add up to 10 guests to your ceremony for $5 per person plus tax