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Joplin Inn

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time staying in the Mt. Ida area. I found the motel on the internet and thought it would be ok for a couple of nights. The room was clean, had a microwave and fridge, flatscreen tv, comfortable bed. Check-in is a little different in that you go across the highway to the Joplin Store and check...

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Conway, Arkansas
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My room was clean and comfortable with all the essentials. The bathroom was clean and nicely decorated as well. It's a shower only, no tub but the water pressure was perfect and just the right temperature.

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The Joplin Inn booking staff was the best - great customer service, knowledgeable advice, and willingness to provide local information. Chrisy made the booking experience easy and fast. The accommodations were the best! Couldn't have asked for more and the location was central to all of our activities. The "room" was excellently appointed and provided wonderful living areas. I would...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our room was very clean. The maids do an amazing job. The beds are very comfortable, and the linens are very nice. Overall, the room was acceptable and we would stay there again. We were contacted every day by the Mountain Harbor Resort to check on our needs and satisfaction. That said, when we walked in there was a musty...

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South
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Mountain Harbor folks have bought this quaint motel on Hwy 270 and spruced it up. It's comfy and convenient to the lodge and the lake. Lake Ouachita is one of the best lakes in Arkansas - beautiful! This is certainly a good option for a weekend at the lake for two when you don't need a cabin.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I found the Joplin Inn when I was searching for resorts around Lake Ouachita. The Joplin Inn is part of Mountain Harbor Resort, so you can utilize all of their amenities (pool, boat rentals, etc.) while paying a fraction of the price. While Joplin Inn is essentially a roadside motel, the staff take excellent care of it, and everything was...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It was your average motel. Could have had more life and a better overall ambiance to the place. The location wasn't bad. We had a shaved ice stand next door and a gas station/mini grocery across the street. A problem with the hot water however it was taken care of right away. Great staff. Friendly service.

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Homer Glen, Illinois
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Joplin Inn suited our needs perfectly for our long weekend in AR. I was traveling with my kids to go crystal mining so we weren't looking for a fancy place to stay. Our first sight of the room was strange because the walls are made of cinder block. But the room was very clean and there were nice extra touches...

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Frisco, Texas
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Joplin House was clean, immaculate and very comfortable. It felt like we were spending the week at the grandparents lake house... as opposed to other resorts with cookie cutter suites. The staff was genuinely invested in making sure we had a good stay, checking up on us several times to ask if there was anything we needed. Our stay...

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It was very clean. Lots of amenities. Comfortable beds. Lots of great towels shampoo conditioner. It was much more than we expected. The decorations were very comfortable. Lake Ouachita and Mountain Harbor are the best family vacation destination.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Joplin Inn, formerly the Colonial Motel, is located just 2 1/2 miles from the shores of Lake Ouachita. The newly remodeled property, now under new management, has 10 guest rooms, one suite and one two bedroom house - all with new carpeting, new bedding, new flat screen TV's. The rooms have mini-fridges, microwaves and coffee makers and the suite and house have fully equipped kitchens. Plans are underway to develop the scenic back of the property so guests will have access to an outdoor recreation and picnic area. Guests of this property have full access to the adjacent Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Joplin Inn

Address: 5403 U.S. 270 East, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Region: United States > Arkansas > Mount Ida
Price Range: €46 - €185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Splurge for the suite to have extra room and it won't break the bank!”
 of 5 bubbles melark, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The wifi was a bit sketchy. ”
 of 5 bubbles Carey436, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Keep doing what your doing”
 of 5 bubbles bryangarner, 13 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Again, not many choices in this part of Arkansas.”
 of 5 bubbles sumdeb, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the adjacent living quarters, 2 bedsrooms, fireplace, wifi, access to mountain Harbor pools, beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles Julie-wisconsin2013, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
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