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Shangri La Resort

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987 Shangri La Drive, Mount Ida, AR 71957
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Shangri La Resort
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Mount Ida
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Pryor
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although my friend and I stayed at another resort on Lake Ouachita, we tried the restaurant at Shangri-La on the recommendation of a local business owner. She told us the pie was the best anywhere. She was right. We both had the chocolate pie with meringue and it was just like mom used to make!! The locale by the lake... More

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Ahh the pie...I can not say enough about the pie. Does not even matter what kind they are all so good! Grandma still makes all the crust by hand every day the kids now help with the filling but it's the crust that makes these pie's unforgetable. Do not limit yourself to one kind or one piece, try them all.... More

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We loved this place! Traveling back from a trip out west, and wanting to visit some gem mines, Mt. Ida was a perfect stop. This was not our first choice of places to stay but after visiting that one and being very disappointed with the rooms offered, we decided to come here instead. So glad we did. As we drove... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We absolutely LOVE this place! I wanted to book it for the very next weekend! We will be going back for sure! The rooms are quaint and basic with great views of the lake. The pool was nice to have right outside our door for a late night swim! The cafe has a basic selection and is VERY good! The... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We had a couple of meals there during a visit to that part of the state. Our supper was your typical diner fare....OK, but nothing outstanding. We had heard about the pie and took some to-go.......BEST PIE EVER!!!!! Do not have a meal there without trying some of the pie. They have every kind you can imagine. It is like... More

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Alma, AR
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

If you like retro, you'll love this place. The "cabins" are more like apartments, as only three are free standing. Equipped with everything you need except a microwave. Ours had a big crack in the living room wall, and the ceiling light covers were missing. The only real down side was the very noisy air conditioning blower in the closet... More

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Love the cafe at Shangri La. We have a condo at Mountain Harbor but love to take the boat over to Shangri La for lunch and a slice of pie. The very best pie in the world----homemade every day. Order early because it goes fast.

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We were looking for a place on Lake Ouachita that was quiet and secluded, had access to a boat launch, allowed pets and had a restaurant on the premises. Shangri La Resort had it all. We were very pleased with our stay and will definitely return.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

The Shangri La Resort is awesome. It is old, but great. The cafe has daily lunch specials that are good home cooked meals. The breakfast is great. AND, the pies are really great. You better put your pie order in early if you want a whole one or if you want them to put a piece back for later in... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

My father has been going to Shangri La since he was a kid in the 1960s, and he took his own family there when we were growing up as well. Shangri-la is not a 5-star resort in the typical sense. However, if it's peace, beauty, and DARN GOOD PIE that you're looking for, this is the place for you.

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Address: 987 Shangri La Drive, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Location: United States > Arkansas > Mount Ida
Also Known As:
Shangri La Hotel Mount Ida
Shangri La Mount Ida
Mount Ida Shangri La

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