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A Bear's Den B&B

2205 Church Ave, Mena, AR 71953
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We stayed two nights, so that we could spend a day on the Talimena Scenic Drive..... Wish we could have stayed longer. Edith is such a fabulous & welcoming hostess, the rooms are luxurious and sooooo comfortable, her home & outside areas are so peaceful & relaxing, and breakfast was a great way to start the day, not to mention... More 

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Your trip to Mena was such a treat for us as well. We enjoyed visiting and experiencing your shared stories of living in England. Really bringing back found memories of our travels to your country a few years ago. We were excited that you found ABears Den B&B on the internet and... More 

Muskogee, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My husband and I took the Talimena Scenic Drive and made this our overnight stay, and what a wonderful stay it was. The drive was beautiful, and when we arrived at A Bear's Den, Edith was such an amazing hostess, the amenties were over the top comfortable and the atmosphere so relaxing. There is a beautiful outdoor sitting area that... More 

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B&B, responded to this review

It was with great pleasure for us to have you as guests of ABears Den! It is a great reward to us for you to enjoy your stay. Please do plan to come back to ABears Den when you visit Mena again. We are always trying to improve our service More 

On the Potomac
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Sheer luck wins out again. With no place to stay and no idea where we were, we struck gold with a night at A Bear's Den. Great accommodations, delightful house and gardens, and a superb breakfast. Edith also had it right when she recommended Spinelli's restaurant for dinner. A winner all around.

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B&B, responded to this review

Bit and I really enjoyed your stay at ABears Den. It was a great way for us to hear about your travels and how you ended up in Mena. The fall weather has finally gotten to us and this morning I was enjoying the patio watching it drizzle rain. We are thrilled that the grounds survived our extremely hot summer.... More 

Tulsa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

My husband and I stayed with Edith and Bit when picking up his daughter from camp. We had a wonderful stay. The property is fabulous and Edith is such a wonderful hostess. We got in a little later than planned. She had homemade cookies waiting for us and cold milk to go with it:) The breakfast was amazing and she... More 

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B&B, responded to this review

We were glad to see you made itt to ABears Den. YES, we will look forward to your yearly trips through Mena! I am glad you were comfortable and got a good nights rest. It really is a quiet and peaceful haven in the middle of Southwest Arkansas! To-go coffee and a road treat is a signature for us. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I may be bias considering I've never stayed at a bed and breakfast but hey, I'm a twenty year old college student. Who has the dough for that? I was lucky enough to have my parents fund a short adventure for me throughout the state of Arkansas. Abears den in Mena Arkansas was one of my first stops. First thing... More 

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It is always so nice to hear from our guests. We haven't had a lot of college students. However, we have had some, and it is so interesting to hear your prospective on life! It is easy for us (adults) to go back in time with just a little encouragement! LOL And that is really... More 

Murchison, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The moment you turn into the drive to the house you know it is a "home run." The grounds and home are beautiful. Edith is the best hostess ever--her breakfasts are awesome!!!! You immediately will feel at home and comfortable. There is nothing lacking at this wonderful retreat. Linda Alexander Brownsboro, Texas

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Management response:

Linda, thanks so much for your encouragement with your review! I am glad the weather was not too hot and that the back covered patio could be used and was enjoyed. I hope there will be another event in Mena that brings you this way again. It is so fun to send guests to Spinelli's and have them enjoy themselves... More 

Longview, Texas, United States
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90 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

From my first conversation with Edith, I just knew I was making the right decision to stay at A Bear's Den. Coming into the drive and up through the beautiful trees and azalea bushes, landscaped lawns and running creek, it was just awesome. Edith's home is beautiful. It has old world charm, beautiful antiques and a warm, loving atmosphere. Edith... More 

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Management response:

Thanks for your wonderful review! Staying two nights did give us a lot more time to get our stories shared. Learning we have a lot of common interest to relate to in conversation. I was so interested in hearing about your scrap-booking and stamping. I hope to get you back to do a workshop for ladies i know! I am... More 

Bentonville, Arkansas
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53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

From the moment we drove down the shady, tree lined drive, we knew we would enjoy our stay. Edith and Bit greeted us on the beautiful front porch where adirondack rockers beckoned us to have a seat. The yard and porch were beautifully landscaped with flowers and plants. Edith is such a wonderful hostess and her home is a tranquil... More 

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Management response:

Such a nice review! I am always so pleased to hear how much someone enjoys their stay! It is such a fun thing to have a place that is enjoyed by so many. Mena really is a great small town, with a lot of scenery and relaxing atmosphere about it. We do have some stores that have a lot of... More 

Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We just got back from a trip to Branson, Missouri and stayed in Mena at this delightful bed and breakfast on the way. We pulled up to A Bear's Den and couldn't get over the beauty of this place. The home was nestled in the midst of beautiful landscaping. It had a wrap around porch with wonderful swings and chairs... More 

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Management response:

Thanks for your wonderful review! I am glad you had a great trip to Branson and hope the weather held for you. You were going to see several shows! Sounded like a busy schedule. So it was good for you to have gotten a great nights sleep and a tasty and filling breakfast before your attack Branson! LOL And I... More 

Plano, Texas
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

What a perfect choice for our one-night getaway! We drove from Dallas to Oklahoma and through the Talemina Scenic Drive which ends in Mena, AR. Edith at A Bear's Den was the more than perfect hostess for our overnight stay. Beds are the most comfortable I've slept in. So soft. Her home is beautiful and has a family spirit that... More 

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B&B, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear the words "good night's rest" . Most think they are going to get up at the crack of dawn, but it seldom happens here! LOL Non-the-less the coffee is made at the crack of dawn if they even think they might want it at that hour. I think knowing it is going to be there... More 

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