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Wedding bells are ringing!

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Wedding bells were ringing for three couples this weekend who chose the Williams House for their celebration.  Spring definitely arrived just in time for them to recite their vows out in the garden by the gazebo. All of our brides were radiant and love was in the air!

Tulips are blooming at Garvan Gardens!

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

While visiting Hot Springs make sure you don’t forget to visit Garvan Gardens. With spring’s arrival the tulips are blooming!  It’s spectacular this time of year and you will enjoy exploring the winding paths scattered with color through the woods along Lake Hamilton,  bringing you joy around every turn.  Bridges will take you over the trickle of waterfalls running thru the rocks,  the huge coy pond, miniature train village, and the most spectacular Anthony Chapel are all to be enjoyed!


Oaklawn Derby Day is Saturday, April 13

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

This is your last chance to see spectacular horses racing & gaming at Oaklawn Race Track!

Enjoy the beautiful infield experience with games, beer gardens, great food, & fun for the whole family! 

Hot Springs Arkansas – a Hot Arts Town

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

More than a decade ago, John Villani, author of The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America, named Hot Springs one of the best small art towns in America.  Hot Springs has maintained its prestigious ranking in Mr. Villani’s guidebook and now ranks in the top ten.  In a recent article by USA Today, Villani stated, “This town inside a national park has a strong ethic of historic preservation, which can be seen in Victorian architecture.  Artists, gallery owners and my entrepreneurs moved to Hot Springs to follow their dreams.”  Villani specifically noted that the Hot Springs Music Festival is a “classic-music wonder.” (more…)

Hot Springs National Park Over 175 Years Old

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

The year 2007 marked the 175th anniversary of Hot Springs National park.  In 1832, President Andrew Jackson named Hot Springs the first Federal Reservation, predating Yellowstone National Park of forty years, making Hot Springs America’s first national park.  In the early 1800s, the area was the destination of the Dunbar-Hunter Expedition commissioned by President Jefferson in 1804.  Once discovered by white settlers, the town quickly gre up around the hot springs to provide services for health seekers, rich and poor.

While the cornerstone of Hot Springs National Park is the thermal waters that flow from the active hot springs, the park also touts 26 miles of hiking trails, scenic drives and vistas overlooking the Ouachita Mountains.  Visitors to the park can tour the Fordyce Bathhouse now serving as the National Park’s visitors center and museum.  The Fordyce, built in 1915, closed in 1962 when the thermal bathing industry began diminishing.  The National Park renovated the abandoned bathhouse and re-opened it as a visitors center and museum in 1989.

1890 Williams House Inn, located in the the national park, is located just seven blocks from the Fordyce Bathhouse and historic Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs Arkansas.  An elegant and comfortable lodging option in Hot Springs Arkansas, you will enjoy downtown Hot Springs with its local restaurants,  boutique (more…)

Daffodil Days at Garvan Woodland Gardens – Hot Springs, AR

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Daffodil Days at Garvan Woodland Gardens – Hot Springs, AR

February 21 – March 20, 2013
More than 200,000 brilliant gold, yellow, and orange daffodils brighten the trails during this peak time for the spring-flowering bulbs. (more…)

Weekday Special

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Enjoy staying in one of our luxury accommodations and receive 20% off your 2nd & 3rd nights stay. This special is good Sunday thru Thursday only and is not valid during spring break or on Holidays. This special is good through the end of May 2013.

Oaklawn Special

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Racing season is here! Come see the ponies run & relax in one of our luxurious rooms at the Williams House. Stay two nights, Thursday thru Sunday & receive 25% off your third night.

Lake Catherine State Park Hot Springs AR

Monday, December 13th, 2010

This state park, located near Hot Springs Arkansas, sits on the shores of Lake Catherine.  The park’s marina is open only in the summer but rental boats are available year-round.  Other park amenities include, launch ramp, pavilion, picnic sites, playgrounds, hiking trails.  Park interpreters offer guided hikes, boat tours and programs.

Lake Catherine is located just 20 minutes from historic downtown Hot Springs and 1890 Williams House Inn.  Lake Catherine state park is a major attraction of the Ouachita region in Arkansas and is enjoyable year round.  Hot Springs Arkansas is a vacation playground any season of the year. (more…)

Fall Has Arrived in Hot Springs Arkansas

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

The temperatures have cooled down and there is a crispness to the air so it is a great time to vacation in Hot Springs Arkansas.  1890 Williams House Inn, a Hot Springs bed and breakfast, is currently offering a mid-week special of stay two nights and receive the second night at 30% off.  A great discount to entice you to come and relax in comfortable elegance.    Even with the crowds of summer gone, you will be enjoying shopping in historic downtown Hot Springs, walking the paths of Garvan Woodland Gardens and relaxing in the thermal waters in one of the historic bath houses located in historic downtown.

1890 Williams House Inn is located just five blocks from historic downtown Hot Springs and so you can park your car at the Inn and leisurely walk, shop, eat and explore.  Enjoy your day!  Then come back and relax in your guest room, fill your double person jetted tub with warm water and bath salts and sit back and let the memories of the day fill your mind as you close your eyes.   (more…)

1890 Williams House Inn
420 Quapaw Avenue
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901

Telephone: 501-624-4275

Email: info@1890williamshouse.com