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Gaston's White River Resort

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1777 River Rd., Lakeview, AR 72642
Gaston's White River Resort
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lakeview, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My family wanted to get out of the house for an evening so we rented a cabin at Gastsons. We had a ball. The nature trail along the river was beautiful. The view of the river from our cabin was beautiful. I caught trout with in a stones throw of our cabin and then walked to the catch and release... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Barry - Happy Easter to you and your loved one. It seems we go from winter, rain and early spring ... I am ready for spring everyday ;-) THANK you for your very kind comments and support of Gaston's ... You made my day !!!! Jim More 

Mena, Arkansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My husband has for years, met his Military Academy Alumni for a week of trouting. He asked if I wanted to go, ummmm.....OK. WOW.....King beds, bay windows facing river, river rock fireplace, unlimited fire wood, gourmet restaurant, all glass, chandeliers, linen tablecloths, eagles, seagulls, deer....bird sanctuary, .....peacocks, deers. Airstrip.....fly in for lunch......cute gift shop, great staff, always accomodating.

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Greeting and thank you for your VERY kind commets ... After all two weeks of winter, we are enjoying blue skies, sure makes me happy :-) Spring is on it's way !!!!! Jim More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My father has been bringing friends and family to Gaston's for 30 years, and we love it here. You are always greeted with a smile, the hospitality is first rate, as well as the cabins, which are clean and very cozy. We love our fishing trips, and have never been disappointed.. Looking forward to our next family trip soon! Keep... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Good day ... Thank you for taking the time to make such nice comments.. Think spring :-) :-) Jim More 

Springdale, Arkansas
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have stayed with Gaston's resort for a number of years during the New Years holiday and have not had any issues prior to this years stay. Unfortunately what ruined this new years trip was the money that was discovered taken from the dresser of the unit we were staying in, just after returning from a fishing trip. And typically... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Sorry ... We check each maids personal items and was not able to locate anything. We wanted to file report, which you would not agree to. I feel bad about this whole issue ... However I sincerely feel we did everything we could do ... However you would let you take any action at all ;-( Jim More 

, Oklahoma, United States
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

So typically I do all the research on where we will be staying buy my husband found Gastons for a quick Christmas stay this year and fishing fun for he and my son! I must say I was very pleased... the atmosphere was great.. the staff was beyond great & the little 2 bedroom cabin worked just perfectly for a... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Hello from Gaston's and the White River ... Needless to say we all are pleased that everyone enjoyed their visit. Hope that we will see you and can be of service in 2015 :-) Jim More 

Wichita, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We have flown and driven into Gastons all year round. It is really special in the hottest part of the summer and the middle of winter. The river is 52 degrees regardless of the weather. That makes it warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The staff are real classic "Andy of Mayberry" friendly. They will do anything... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Greetings from a very cold day one the White River. Thank for you very nice comments !!!! May 2015 be kind to all of us ... and ... bring some peace to the world. Jim More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was the third time to go to Gastons on the River. Its Beautiful and loved the restaurant on the river. The food was great and the service was awesome. Me and my family will definetly be back. Jennifer and Jerry Buck!!!

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Winter ? Not yet in the 50's in the morning ... It is an honor to be part of of your memories !!! Happy Thanksgivings, it will be a great day for all of us and our love ones!! Jim Gaston More 

texarkana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have been visiting Gastons for about 12 years. I first came to bring a young grandson fishing. I have returned many times since with other grandchildren and friends. In the last few years I have come simply to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. The scenery and sounds of the river can't be beat. The cabins are very... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Good day and thank for your very kind comment, you made our day ... It is a pleasure to know that y'all enjoyed the White River and Gaston's White River Resort. Remodeling ? We will be doing more starting after Thanksgiving :-) Today is our first day of snow ... I am ready for spring. Jim Gaston More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Can't ask for more if you are looking to relax, fish, or fly in. What a great place in Gaston's Resort. Go for the Fall colors and some of the best trout fishing in Arkansas. Few places can compete with my fishing experiences in Michigan or Ontario, but I was pleasantly surprised to find a fully operational fishing experience in... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Good weekend from the White River and Gaston's White River Resort ... Little on the cold side today, however the blue skies are most welcome. Still a bit of fall color and the brown trout fishing has been excellent. Thank you for your very kind comments and for taking the time and effort to share such. With out the support... More 

Round Lake, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I grew up in Mountain Home and left after high school in 1972. But, after all of these years having lived and traveled to many memorable spots and eating at memorable restaurants, Gaston's remains on my all-time favorites list of places to revisit. Our family gathered there after my mother's funeral in 1994 and I was happy to introduce my... More 

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jimgaston, Owner at Gaston's White River Resort, responded to this review

Greeting from Gaston's White River Resort ... Summer is over, blue skies today and still a bit of fall color to enjoy :-) "Gaston's remains on my all-time favorites list of places to revisit." Thank you !!!! Friends like you make Gaston's and makes all of us feel good. You support is very important to us !!!! Jim More 

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