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Queen Wilhelmina Lodge

Queen Wilhelmina State Park, 3877 Highway 88 West, Mena, AR 71953
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Queen Wilhelmina Lodge
Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Mena
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Springdale, Arkansas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Acturally, did not visit Mena and the area. Recently moved from Arkansas to Nevada and were simply looking back at the many places we enjoyed while living in that wonderful place called Arkansas. We miss it terribly. But, we are close to our grandchildren and that makes the move worthwhile. Love your site and always use it when we travel.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I lived in Arkansas until I was 8 yrs old. Never knew about these beautiful places. In 2012 we had a stay at Queen Wilhelmina Lodge and liked it so much we intend to return as soon as it opens again. Since we didn't have Wilhelmina last year we went to Paris Arkansas and Mt Magazine Lodge, a couple of... More

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

As of May 26,2013 The historic lodge and restaurant are being updated with larger window's and updated accommodations. The view will be breathtaking, probably rivaling the one at mount magazine. These Arkansas State Parks are real mind blowers and should be visited.

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

We have stayed at the QW several times over the last few years, and it's never a disappointment. A very quaint little inn type place where the service is spectacular. You get the whole small town feel and hospitality. The place is very quiet and relaxing - you can venture out into the state park on one of various hikes... More

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ADPT-Region-5, ADPR- Region 5 Admin. Specialist III at Queen Wilhelmina Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for you feedback regarding Queen Wilhelmina State Park, I agree it is a wonderful place to relax or join the programs and guided hikes led by the park interpreter to learn more about this fascinating landscape. Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge closed on March 5, 2012, to undergo a major renovation. It will reopen in summer 2013. This... More

Dover, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at the state park and absolutely enjoyed it to the max. It is a little off the beaten path, but totally memorable. The hikes and views are great! They have a miniature train that goes around the park for kids. At times it actually reminded me of the Smokies. There was mist floating by as we were at... More

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I renewed our vows and spent the weekend at the lodge! First, we love the outdoors, and the trails and views are majestic! There was a bit of snow on the ground, and it was very peaceful! The location is less than desirable for most, basically 10 miles from any type of shopping, but that is what... More

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011 via mobile

The lodge remains mostly as it was when it was built in 1974. Wonderful hotel staff, the restaurant definitely needs help. Food is good, but slow and the restaurant staff are just complacent. The lodge needs some upgrades, and effective February 1, 2012 the lodge will close for an 18 month remodel. The lodge will be expanded by 10,000 square... More

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Cabot, Arkansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

My wife and I stayed here one night after journeying the scenic talimena highway from Mena, AR up Highway 88. There were a lot of Vista View points to pull over and just look at the valleys and mountains portraying their fall foliage colors. The trip alone would be worth it if you ended up staying in a tent, but... More

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decatur, tx
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146 reviews 146 reviews
23 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

This lodge as it is called is really very nice. Our room window someone had pulled the bottom out of track, and the park had screwed the windows down with screws previously (do not know when) and then someone with a phillips screwdriver unscrewed them out: the wind is known for blowing on the south with gusts of 35 o... More

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Llano, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

The drive to "The Queen" was beautiful! We were camping in Petit Jean (highly recommended) when a cold front forced us to find warmer accomodations. We were lucky to get a room here, as it was fully booked by a hiking club and a few other guests. The nice person checking us in told us that the lodge was shutting... More

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Address: Queen Wilhelmina State Park, 3877 Highway 88 West, Mena, AR 71953
Location: United States > Arkansas > Mena
Also Known As:
Queen Wilhelmina Hotel Mena

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Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge closed on March 5, 2012, to undergo a major renovation. It will reopen in summer 2013. This temporary closure applies to the entire lodge including all 38 guest rooms, the restaurant, lobby, meeting room, and restrooms. All other facilities at Queen Wilhelmina State Park, including the campground and trails, remain open. Park offices are temporarily located near the entrance to the park campground. ... more   less 
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