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Buffalo Outdoor Center

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One Main Street, PO Box 1, Ponca, AR 72670
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Buffalo Outdoor Center
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were assuming this cabin would be "X-ceptional" as the website describes.....one of their newest cabins. We were left disappointed for the price of $349 per night plus "fees" of $34.95 = $384/night. Several of the light bulbs were out throughout the cabin & deck. We asked for a bulb replacement in the refrigerator and over the kitchen area, which... More 

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was perfection!! We just stayed one night but wish we could have stayed a week. You will not be disappointed with this cabin. Bed was awesome, bathroom huge, shower amazing. This was the best short trip we could have ever taken. Wifi worked great. At&t cell phone reception was fine. I want to go back.

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Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center, responded to this review

We are so pleased your escape to this beautiful area was made even more lovely by your stay with us. Thank you for your very kind review; we know it takes valuable time from your day to do so, especially such a thoughtful one! More 

eureka springs
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I were looking to take a relaxing getaway and enjoy the outdoors during December between the holidays. The BOC was definitely the right choice. The drive alone was beautiful through the Boxley Valley and we even got to see a whole herd of elk on our drive in. The BOC staff were very friendly and helpful in... More 

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Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center, responded to this review

What wonderful things you have shared about the Ponca area, as well as BOC. Thank you for taking the time to write it; words like yours are what we strive to earn. By the way, many folks coming here are doing so for the very first time, so we know your thorough review will be very much appreciated by our... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We need a place to stay for one night, but wanted something fun and reasonable. We stayed in the cheapest cabin right off the highway. Other reviews complained about highway noise, but we did not have a problem. Our daughters had fun sleeping in the beds in the loft. There is no cell service, which was fine since we were... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our company retreat took up most of the rooms in the lodge and a few cabins besides. Excellent facilities and atmosphere, and you just can't have a bad meeting with that view off the back deck. Thanks for the Ozark hospitality!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Visited BOC for a company retreat and can't say enough good things about this place. The lodge was great for our group of about 20. The accommodations were extremely nice, comfortable and clean. The staff was great to work with, very attentive and helpful. The best part was the scenery though, this really is one of the most beautiful places... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A MUST FOR THE BUCKET LIST: I continue to be amazed at what is in our backyard in NWA. I would encourage you all to experience the beautiful area of Ponca, AR... and the amazing Buffalo Outdoor Center. Now is the time with the Fall foliage! The cabins are incredible, and a fraction of the cost compared to Big Cedar.... More 

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Springdale, Arkansas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great site for our retreat. The main lodge was recently refurbished and modernized. Plenty of room for a large meeting. Breaks on the deck offered actual breaks and the change of atmosphere was wonderful. Great views, very functional, highly recommended.

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Springfield, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Located in the tiny town of Ponca, Arkansas, surrounded by exquisite mountains and wrapped in the Buffalo National River is the Buffalo Outdoor Center run by Mike & Rhonda Mills. Bucketlist the BOC, don't wait! This was a quick getaway, and our secluded cabin featured an outdoor hot tub and an incredibly comfortable bed. Waking up to the view can't... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I debated writing this review. I wanted to keep this treasure to myself. But in fairness to humanity I thought I would give my 2 cents worth. Me and my family have stayed in cabin 4 on 6 occasions. The staff at the BOC could not be more helpful. The cabin could not be more comfortable. The canoe service could... More 

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Additional Information about Buffalo Outdoor Center

Address: One Main Street, PO Box 1, Ponca, AR 72670
Location: United States > Arkansas > Ponca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Buffalo Outdoor Hotel Ponca
Buffalo Outdoor Center Ponca
Buffalo Outdoor Center Arkansas/Ponca

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