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Crystal Inn Hotel and Restaurant

3489 Highway 270 East, Mount Ida, AR 71957
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Crystal Inn Hotel and Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 7 hotels in Mount Ida
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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West Bloomfield, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

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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Talmo, Ks
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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69 reviews 69 reviews
19 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012 via mobile

Nice room, nothing fancy but what can u expect for being out in the middle of nowhere, heat & air worked, beds comfortable and had a good breakfast on site!!!!

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Oklahoma
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

Went with my sister and her husband to dig crystals at Mt. Ida. 1st thing that struck me odd was that the owner immediately charged our cards for our full 4 day reservation the moment we arrived, saying that it took 4 days for the charge to clear. (I never heard of that before, I think she just wanted to... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

The room I booked after reading positive reviews on this site turned out to be a dated, fairly un-clean 1980s decorating nightmare that was permeated with the odor of old urine in the carpeting that could have used at the very least a good steam cleaning, and at best replacing the old stinky carpeting. No amount of lysol spray could... More

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Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

The rooms looked really nice when we walked in. But there was an underlying smell of urine that pervaded the whole room and it got strongest at night when we were trying to sleep. My sister stayed in the single room next door to us and it was even worse and it smelled like urine had been poured on the... More

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Address: 3489 Highway 270 East, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Location: United States > Arkansas > Mount Ida
Also Known As:
Crystal Hotel Mount Ida

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