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Willow Beach Motel

260 Lake Hamilton Dr, Hot Springs, AR 71913
Willow Beach Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My family and I usually stay here in the fall but decided on a winter vacation so we could experience the races at Oaklawn. As another person on here noted Willow Beach did some sprucing up with paint and new televisions during their off season. It's always nice to see businesses put money back into their establishments. I still can't... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have made arrangements for my family to stay at Willow Beach during the holidays for a while and was bothered by the last few reviews. I called their office and they responded by saying that the rooms had been changed. I guess the reviews stung a little bit. they gave me some keys to look at the rooms and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We liked our view of the lake and the sun set was beautiful. But I feel that you guys can do a little up grading on the rooms and the sinks change the carpet out overall it was ok and do a little painting wouldn't hurt

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The lake view is the only good thing about this motel. While we were on a family vaca to Hot Springs we stayed here. The first night we were there our family truck was broken into and our cell phone was stolen. The truck was parked right in front of the door to our room. After contacting the "rental management... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This is a circa 1950 property that is very tired and worn out. The only positives are the price, the lake and we weren't there very much. I was at the mercy of others who made the reservations, but I would have gladly paid more to stay somewhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I stayed at the motel on 2/22/2014 and let me say I was skeptical after reading the reviews. I don't know if people who rented in this motel live in million dollar homes or what, but to expect a $80-$100 a night room ON THE LAKE with beautiful views to be a 5-Star hotel is beyond me. Ot was not... More 

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Southaven, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The only thing that makes you want to stay is the water. The rooms look horrible from the outside its like you are pulling up to the Bates Motel. I mean really they could look better inside and out if you have to go up on price do so just update them please. I didn't even want to take pictures... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Aww man, I really wanted to like this place. I'm all about finding the best kept secret, kitschy, off the beaten path places and I must say my search continues. I'm honestly floored this is ranked as high as it is in the listing. While we weren't expecting fancy, we also weren't expecting broken either. The side/arm to the banquette... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Spent 4 days at Willow Beach Motel last summer. Just completed reservations for a week stay this time. My friend and I were/are on a tight budget and this is perfect for that reason. What makes this SO wonderful is it's clean, safe and serene! There were families, couples and just small groups staying there---but everyone was respectful of others---no... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We love Willow Beach and go there at least twice a year. This place is not a five star hotel-it has basic amenities but the location on the lake and the views are so worth it! You can literally pull your boat up to your room or put it in the boathouse (for no extra charge). They have a clubhouse... More 

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