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BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1903 North 6th Street, Van Buren, AR 72956 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Van Buren
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Conveniently located with a very courteous staff. Guest room was very clean and up to date with new and stylish decor. The renovations taking place in the lobby appear to be very modern and up to date. My stay in Van Buren was an unplanned stop on my way to Tulsa. I'm happy I chose this hotel and will definitely... More 

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Bob L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for completing this excellent review regarding your recent stay at our property. We are pleased to hear that you liked our new rooms with stylish decor. Your appreciation of our hard work regarding the remodel is most pleasing & welcomed. We hope you will come back and see us again to see for yourself the final finished lobby,... More 

lake grove ny, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

under remodel no king beds on first floor /price same as another place but breakfast not served due to remodel then price should be lower. fan constant noise.maybe will be better when finished/ need to make customer happy.

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Bob L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Rooms on ground floor are quite popular and sell out soon hence we recommend our guest to make reservations with this request. We apologise for the remodel work & no hot breakfast but our prices are reduced to cater for this. Fan noise has been notified to maintenance and thank you for letting us aware... More 

Anniston, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time staying here in 3 weeks. Came back because of the beautiful large rooms and the very helpful staff. Can't understand the last review. It is very quiet here. Newly renovated and close to everything. Enjoyed talking to Candice again at the front desk. She recommended restaurants and gave directions. Will make this "my place to... More 

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Bob L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dorothy l: Thank you for all your stays with us. Andthank you for your kind words about your stays. As you know we are remodeling to make your stays even better. Again thank you, Bob More 

Stillwater, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one where you have to decide what is more important - sleeping or not being freaked out by older motels - this is a motel btw. It is being remodeled, breakfast area still not complete, which was not a factor for us on this trip, location was. We wanted to stay close to the interstate and this fit... More 

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Bob L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Hi Eclectric-collector: Thank you for your stay and your comments. Yes we are remodeling and it can be loud at times , but we try to do it only in the day time. Please try us again when we are complete and you should have a very quite stay. Thank you again, Bob More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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70 reviews 70 reviews
54 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Though sitting beside very busy I-40 just north of Ft. Smith, AR, the BW Van Buren Inn is remarkably quiet and a great jumping off place if you're headed to OKC, a Razorbacks' game, or the scenic Boston Mountains. I was driving from Lincoln, NE to Kilgore, TX and found this a convenient overnight stop, assigned there by Hotwire. Reading... More 

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Bob L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jim H.: Thank you for your kind words. If you stop again, after our remodel for the breakfast bar is complete, pleas try our breakfast and give us a comment on it. We are trying hard to create a breakfast atmosphere the guest will enjoy. Thank You, Bob More 

Kansas, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The lobby and breakfast areas were under construction so there was no hot breakfast. Nothing was on the website about it or through the reservations center when we booked the room. The room was clean and nicely done like most Best Western hotels we stay in. But, we were disappointed at not being able to have a good hot breakfast... More 

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Bob L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kathy P.: Thank you for your comments. We do have a statement on our website that states about the breakfast bar being remodeled and we only have a "to go" breakfast. I don't know when you made your reservation, but the statement is up now on the reservation page. Yes, please try us again when we have completed our... More 

Oklahoma City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

They had remodeled the rooms, new carpet, room fixtures. This made the room extremely clean. They had not finished with remodel in the lobby and breakfast area. They advertised hot breakfast and because of remodel all they had was cold items. There was no place to sit and eat breakfast. Had to take it back to room. Walls and very... More 

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Bob L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Hi William H.: I am so sorry, we are enlarging the area for breakfast dining room. Because of that we only have "to go" breakfast which is cold. Thank you for your wonderful comments on the cleanliness of your room. The pillows are Best Western regulation. I am so sorry you did not like them. Thank you for letting us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

found hotel while traveling and always stay at best western. Room was newly remodeled and looked great, was clean and front desk staff very friendly and talkative. No breakfast was available because of remodel - only reason for four stars

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Bob L, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Hi Wfrain: Glad you stayed with us. I am so sorry about the breakfast, we are upgrading and enlarging our breakfast area. When it is finished it will be so much better. Please try again later for a free hot breakfast. Thank you, Bob s More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent in all ways, except no exhaust fan in the bath room. The breakfast was an all-you-can-eat buffet and was fantastic! We stayed there because of a medical requirement we stay in Albuquerque overnight, and MCM Elegante gave us a medical discount on the room.

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Bob L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our guest room at a discounted rate and hot breakfast. Did you inform the front desk on the bathroom fan issue - it would have been resolved immediately! We appreciate your comments and you are welcome any time. More 

Branson, Missouri
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26 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The motel was under construction remodel-new carpet, furniture, bath fixtures, decor. They quit working at 7pm as promised. Walls are thin so you can hear talking in next room. Room was nicely remodeled. Front desk personnel were very nice. Breakfast quality is a disappointment overall. Bisquits and gravy were good. Coffee was good. A good value.

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Bob L, Manager at BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for completing this survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Remodel of rooms will be shortly be completed. Walls are made of concrete and hence noise from next room is not heard unless they are exceptionally loud. What was wrong with breakfast quality specifically? Did you inform the breakfast lady in charge? We could have resolved it... More 

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Address: 1903 North 6th Street, Van Buren, AR 72956 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
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Location: United States > Arkansas > Van Buren
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Van Buren Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 58
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