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Crystal Inn Hotel and Restaurant

3489 Highway 270 East, Mount Ida, AR 71957
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273 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

I was there over 2 weeks for work, it was in the winter, the room stayed warm, but I had to have them move me since the 1st room had no heater in it. the place is very old and I think hardly keeping the doors open, but it's clean and they do a good job cleaning the rooms. They... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I choose this hotel because it is close to the crystal mines where I like to dig around Mt Ida. The ladies that work here are down home friendly and I felt welcomed. Although it is near the highway, the car sounds did not bother me and I slept with the window open at night. Every evening I could hear... More 

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1 Thank spiritravels
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

very clean, good amenities, Had a microwave, refrig and coffee pot in the room. Biggest downfall - the beds were NOT comfortable. Good location....lots of rules posted everywhere. TV is very small - my computer screen is bigger. But most definitely a decent place to hang your hat for a couple of days. Restaurant opened at 10 am so a... More 

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Thank debs422
Lakeside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed a week in a comfortable, quiet and fully provisioned room. The pool and restaurant were just steps away. Compared in price and value to other accommodations in the area, this place is tops on my list. It is only a few miles from 'town' and the lake which is gorgeous.

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1 Thank Gerald O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Crystal Inn. It is dated and old school but we like the nostalgic feeling if gave us. It reminded us of those family vacations we took when we were kids. The staff are friendly and helpful. The room was very clean. Furnishings are dated, however, the microwave, small coffee maker, TV, and refrigerator are... More 

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1 Thank Angie B
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I can't say enough wonderful things about The Crystal Inn. The staff is unbelievable, they go out of their way to take pride in the Crystal Inn. The rooms are spotless, their pool is great, especially after a long day of mining. The only motel I've ever been to that offers floating loungers for the pool, the staff are all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I stopped in southern Arkansas and let my GPS (no smart phone) look for motels about where I wanted to stop for the day. The Crystal Inn was on the way so I called for a room. After I heard how cheap it was, I was expecting a run down dive, but when I got there, I found a nice,... More 

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Gunnison, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The best part of my stay here was the value price for the fairly clean room. The room is basic: bed, small bathroom, working TV (limited cable channels), small refrigerator and microwave. There are no phones in rooms ( good luck finding a working pay phone in the area for those who don't use cell phones). While the property is... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This place was exactly what I was expecting, based on the reviews I'd read. Our single was very cramped and outdated, but suited our needs just fine. Although there were some less-than-pleasant scents directly outside the threshold, they did not bleed into the room itself. The room boasted a microwave and a mini-fridge, which were greatly appreciated, and the rate... More 

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Port Arthur, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Stopped by on a trip to Mt. Ida. We was looking for a place to eat. We ended up eating & staying there. Food was great. Personell friendly. We now go back regularly. In the last 4 years. have made 3 or 4 trip year. Can't wait to go back.

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