The Gables Inn Bed & Breakfast

318 Quapaw Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901
Innkeeper(s): David & Judy Peters
 
  • Introduction

    The Gables Inn Bed and Breakfast "Where Memories Are Made"...

    The Gables Inn Bed & Breakfast, Hot Springs, ArkansasThe Gables Inn Bed and Breakfast is an easy walk to downtown and is located just a few blocks from the downtown Historic District, Bathhouse Row, Casual & Fine dining, Antique Shops, Museums, Art Galleries and Entertainment. Come experience the romance and charm of this beautifully restored 1905 Victorian home, voted "Most Romantic" B & B and "Best Breakfast Overall" out of 8,500 inns around the world. Recommended by the Los Angeles Times. Featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The South Arkansas Sunday News, Memphis Newspaper The Commercial Appeal, The Fordyce News Advocate, Country Inns Magazine and the 50+ Plus Magazine.

    The Governor's RoomThis luxurious and affordable National Register Landmark is filled with beautiful stained glass, antiques, family heirlooms and graced with much attention to fine detail. No matter what the season, The Gables Inn Bed and Breakfast is the perfect setting for your wedding, wedding/honeymoon or romantic getaway. Inspected and approved by the Bed and Breakfast Association of Arkansas, we offer four luxurious rooms in either king or queen and at an affordable price. Two rooms feature a heart shaped, whirlpool tub for two. All of our guest rooms have Individual Climate Control.

    Our breakfast is always a culinary treat, served daily on fine china and crystal in our elegant dining room. Catch the breeze in our wicker furniture, rocking chairs and swings, which occupy the pleasant wrap around porch. Take a stroll in our garden and listen to the many fountains, enjoy the garden gazebo, come unwind and relax. Hot Springs, Arkansas is surrounded by beautiful lakes, mountains and forests and is home to many special events and festivals such as the Miss Arkansas Pageant, Documentary Film Festival, The World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade, just to name a few. Whether you are on a Honeymoon, Romantic Getaway or a Girls Night Out, plan on staying with us and "Discover the Difference" The Gables makes.

    Beautiful GardensInn Amenities for all guests:

    • Comfortable central heat and air through out the common areas of the inn. Each guest room has Individual Climate Control.
    • Complementary Beverages including coffee, flavored teas and hot chocolate
    • Off Street Parking in a well lit parking area behind the inn
    • Morning Newspaper where local businesses advertise entertainment and specials
    • Gift Shop with everything from gift items & wedding supplies to extra film and disposable cameras
    • Reading Material
    • Free Video Library. Great selection of DVD movies to enjoy during your stay, free!
    • A Full Breakfast each morning which includes a freshly prepared hot entree, fresh fruit on pastry and juice and coffee
    • Wine glasses and cork screws available 24 hours
    • Sample Menus from select restaurants around town
    • Common Areas inside, including a parlor, study, dining room and foyer
    • Common Area outside, including front porch, garden and gazebo

    The Gables Inn is located in the Quapaw/Prospect Historic District next to The Historical Society of Garland County.

  • Bountiful Breakfast

    Breakfast is served in our elegant dining room at 9 AM. Guests are welcome to choose their own seat at the large dining table. We make sure you start your day full and satisfied.

    Start the day with a glass of fresh orange juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Next, an appetizer of either a fruit dish, muffin or pastry is served, complementing the eagerly anticipated featured dish of the day. The main dish changes daily and features ham and cheese omelets, stuffed blueberry French toast, 3-cheese quiche, banana pancakes and more, always served with a side of bacon or sausage.

    The tableware is also a fancy treat for visitors. Breakfast is always served on china and crystal. The china is usually a reproduction of the fine china used by past presidents, such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. So enjoy breakfast, with a touch of the past!

    The Gables Inn was featured in the 50's Plus Magazine and here is a quote from the article: "Breakfast was a delicious and refreshing delight with a perfectly prepared selections of eggs, French toast or whatever David, the chef, feels like that morning. All presented on beautiful dinnerware and a 'grandly' set table."

     

  • Weddings

    Let us take your dreams and turn them into cherished memories. We have years of experience helping brides and grooms creating the wedding of their dreams, from casual to formal weddings and vow renewals. Whether it is an elopment or a small ceremony with close family and friends, our weddings are both elegant and affordable. All you need to do is to pack your clothes and attend to your marriage license and we will handle all of the details to make your wedding a day you will never forget!

    Choose your wedding ceremony setting once you arrive, either inside under the ornate, wooden archway or, weather permitting,  outside in our beautiful garden gazebo. All wedding prices are discounted for the Bride & Groom only, there is an additional fee for anyone else present. Seating is not available for all wedding guests, however, the actual wedding ceremony is only about 8-10 minutes.

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  • Area Information

    Attractions within walking distance
    of The Gables Inn Bed & Breakfast

    Hot Springs National Park known for it's 47 thermal springs, this national park covers about 5,500 acres, features more than 30 miles of hiking trails through the Scenic Ouachita Mountains, scenic drives, hot water cascades and picnic areas.

    Theatre of Magic Maxwell Blade Magician presents a magic illusion show for the whole family. "The Master of Illusion", has performed for audiences from the world over. Just a few blocks away.

    Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum Experience the timeless fascination of a journey into the past through the seven magic worlds of Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum.

    Buckstaff Bathhouse Leave your tensions behind you by unwinding in an invigorating thermal bath. Hot Springs' most luxurious indulgence, a bath/whirlpool, mineral wrap and massage on world famous bathhouse row.

    Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center & Museum This restored bathhouse now serves as the visitors center for the National Park and as a museum for the thermal bathing industry.

    Antique Shops Shop at over 40 antique stores located all over Hot Springs including Historical downtown. Find collectibles, glassware, furniture, vintage clothing, postcards, depression glass, gifts and more.

    Art Galleries Dozens of artist and gallery owners have transformed Victorian and early 20th century buildings into dynamic art galleries, most of which are just a short walk from the inn.

    Garven Woodland Gardens - A botanical garden featuring 210 acres.

     

    Nearby Attractions

    Crater of Diamonds State Park located in Murfreesboro about 1 1/2 hours drive.
    DeGray Lake State Park just 45 minutes south of Hot Springs on Scenic Hwy. 7.
    Arkansas' Scenic 7 Byway One of America's 10 most scenic highways.

    Area Attractions in Hot Springs

    Magic Springs and Crystal Falls -(Seasonal) Visit a 140 acre ammusement and water park with more than 25 rides and attractions.

    Hot Springs, Hometown of President Clinton See the town and places that Bill Clinton visited as he was growing up. He moved here as a second grader and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1964.

    Hot Springs Mountain Tower See 140 miles from Hot Springs' most famous landmark...Breathtaking views of Hot Springs' National Park and Ouachita Mountains.

    The Witness Hot Springs' musical passion play at The Witness Amphitheater. The Greatest Story every told, the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus, as told by Peter.

    Mid-America Science Museum Enter the world of energy, life, matter and perception. See...Touch...Do at this exciting Science Museum.

    Belle of Hot Springs This 400 passenger riverboat sails daily for sightseeing, lunch, dinner/dance cruises on beautiful Lake Hamilton. Enjoy a 15 mile cruise around the lake.

    Panther Valley Ranch An authentic western horse ranch over 100 years old, nestled in the beautiful Ouachita Mountains. Offer Scenic guided horseback riding through the mountains, creeks and woods.

    Oaklawn The thrills pageantry of the finest thoroughbred racing in America. Racing live, late January through mid April and simulcast racing late April through mid January. Located just 2 miles from the inn.

    Water RecreationLake Ouachita, Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine are three beautiful lakes surrounding Hot Springs. You will find fishing, boating, and all sorts of water activities including jet skiing, SkiDoos or even para-sailing.

    Golf Courses Ther are many beautiful courses in the Hot Springs area. For a complete Arkansas Golf Guide call 1-800-NATURAL.