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Gaston's White River Resort

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1777 River Rd., Lakeview, AR 72642
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Gaston's White River Resort
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Lakeview
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon Gaston's restaurant when we were touring the Bull Shoals area. It was our 40th anniversary and we had spent a few days on the Buffalo River. It was Sunday and the brunch buffet was available. It was such a treat. The views were lovely. The service was excellent. The food was very good. I wish I had... More

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

Good day and that it is, blue skies plus early fall weather. AND, your very kind review makes that day even better :-) Sounds like you had a great 40th ... The Buffalo River is so enjoyable, a nice way to get away. Pleased with you comments and the fact the y'all enjoyed Gaston's and the Eggs Benedict! We are... More

North Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined at Gaston's on 9-8-14. I don't mind paying for well prepared food...BUT, $40.00 for a 4oz Filet is a bit much. That is $160.00 per pound. In addition, they now charge $6.50 for their once free with meals, salad bar. Other dinner entrees were high, but nothing in relationship to the filet. We could have had dinner at Ashley's... More

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

Good day hope that you and your loved one are enjoy a pleasant weekend. I sincerely welcome all comments and those that take the time to do so. Food prices? I agree with you ... our food cost has increase 19% since the first of the year, beef being on the largest of such. As you can see the over... More

Gilmer, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome, tranquil, relaxing, beautiful...are only a few words to describe this facility and the grounds. Clean, lovely cabins (no closet, only complaint) but there were coat rack hooks (I am just a neat nick so closet would have been nice. Nature abounds with geese, deer, squirrels, raccoons, peacocks, cranes, hawks... oh and the fish! My the fish were biting,,,even fishing... More

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

Good day from the White River and Gaston's and thank you for taking the time and effort to share you comments. Hope that you and your loved ones are enjoying as a pleasant weekend we are, just like an early fall day here. Very pleased that you enjoy our resort, restaurant and the nature trail ... we try very hard... More

Oswego, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I (as well as our 2 sons when they were young) have been going to Gaston's for the past 35 years. It has, and always will have, a special place in our hearts. Between the beauty of the surrounding and the kindness of the staff, you would have a tough time finding a better place to stay.... More

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

Thank you, thank you for one of nicest review we have every had !!! I have shared such with Ron, Logan, etc. all where a pleased and happy as I am. Flat tires? This is the way we do business, after all you did not go on vacation to change tires :-) It was are sincere pleasure to be of... More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had the chance to stay a weekend at Gaston's White River Resort (August 15th-17th) for the first time. The occasion for the trip was a bachelor party for one of my great friends. There were about 10-15 of us and we stayed in the Mountain Oak lodge. The lodge was very nice with a spacious living room, nice... More

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

It is very rewarding to learn that y'all enjoyed Gaston's and the White River. Thank you sharing the photo so we and other can enjoying view them, sure looks like everyone was have a great time. Making memories is what life is all about :-) Your support mean a lot to us, looking forward to being of service once again.... More

Guthrie, Oklahoma
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to get away, relax, be surrounded by the most friendly folks in AR, go to Gaston's and get Richie for a guide.. The restaurant is wonderful, great food and service. If you catch fish (and you will) the restaurant will cook them for you to your order.

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

Greetings from Gaston's ... Thank you taking the time and effort to share you VERY kind review ... such means a great deal to all of us here at Gaston's !!! Hope you are enjoying the cooler temps' like we are ... fall will be here soon. Sincerely, Jim More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Gaston's for over 30 years. The White River and Gaston's hold a piece of my heart! Dog friendly too! Great fishing or just taking your camera and going for a stroll to capture the deer, eagles groundhogs or blue birds! I love going at least twice a year and have spent many holidays there as well! Book... More

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

Thank you over 30 years of support of Gaston's White River Resort :-) :-) Yes we love pets and your advise of bringing a camera is a must. Summer is just about over and fall is on it's way ... The older I get the faster time passes by ! Jim More

Hemphill, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like stepping back in time, Gaston's hasn't changed much over the years, yet is impeccably maintained. Simple cottages right on the bank of the White River, fine dining surrounded by antiques, a well stocked gift shop, beautiful grounds, and a cool pool to dip in on hot summer days. And, excellent trout fishing right out in front of the resort!... More

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

Good day from the White River and Gaston's ... a special thank you for your VERY kind review and support ... Hope that y'all enjoyed as pleasant of a weekend as we did. PLEASE let me know anytime or way that I can ever be of service. Jim More

Clinton, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

One of my favorite places I've ever stayed. Beautiful scenery. Excellent service. Family friendly. Great fishing. Very nice and helpful staff. Clint and Logan were very friendly and helpful (sorry about other names I forgot). Great restaurant. Thanks to everyone for making this a great stay.

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

Y'all made our day !!! A BIG thank for taking the time and effort to share your very KIND comments. A very special "thank you" from Clint, Logan and myself !!! Looking forward to seeing y'all during your next visit to Gaston's White River Resort :-) "Jim" Gaston 8.18.2014 More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed a weekend at Gaston's / there were 3 adults and 3 teenagers. We had an incredible time. We used 3 guides (Steve, Rob and Roger) we could not of asked for better guides. They were awesome. They went out of their way to cook the shoreline lunch for us in the heat. It was an amazing time-we made... More

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

Good day from Gaston's and thank you for taking time to review us ... such is MOST welcomed! Pleased that you enjoyed the "craft beer" event ... all comments have been excellent, so we will do such next year :-) Menu prices? Two things that affect our pricing, one being we are a VERY seasonal business and the other is... More

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Address: 1777 River Rd., Lakeview, AR 72642
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Location: United States > Arkansas > Lakeview
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 74
Also Known As:
Gaston`s White River Hotel Lakeview
Gastons White River Resort Lakeview
Gastons White River Hotel
Gaston's White River Resort Arkansas/Lakeview

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