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The Empress of Little Rock

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Experience the opulence and luxury of 1888 in this awarding winning AAA Four Diamond Victorian mansion! Majestic double stairwell....stained glass skylight... secret card room in the turret... sensual featherbeds....candlelit gourmet breakfast... understated elegance... antique appointments... fireplaces... cable... DSL... gardens....The Empress!!!!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Hidden Gem
Residential Neighbourhood
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Full view
55Somewhat walkable
Grade: 55 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 1 km
7Attractionswithin 1 km
99Room tips
Traveller rating
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We loved it! The place is amazing and the service was great. We're already planning another visit for a birthday tea party. Highly recommend it. The house was built in 1880-1888 by a Canadian saloon-keeper who was ostracized as a Yankee and built a big house to show off. It
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Very historic and romantic. My husband booked the stay for our anniversary, and it was a very lovely experience. The atmosphere was friendly and inviting. The house truly captured the Victorian era. I can't wait to go back for high tea.
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We stayed in the Murray suite and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The Empress was all decked out for Halloween which added a wild flavor. Deborah was our host and was totally delightful and helpful. Even if you don't stay here, you must come for a tour. It is a one of a kind place!
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Response from DowntownDame, Owner at The Empress of Little Rock
Responded 21 Jan 2019
We're delighted you enjoyed the fun of Halloween with us! We love all the holidays. Thanks for a great review and come see us again soon!!
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From the moment we booked the room until the moment we left, we received outstanding hospitality. This place is gorgeous and well worth you time. We felt welcome in their home and felt that we were important people. The owners as well as the inn keepers enjoyed answering our
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Response from 3mpress, Owner at The Empress of Little Rock
Responded 9 Oct 2018
We so enjoyed your stay and are delighted you did too! Hope to see you again, soon!!
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Amazing! My boyfriend booked this trip for my birthday and it was absolutely fabulous. Our very first bed and breakfast and it exceeded expectations! The Hemingway suite has an amazing jacuzzi tub, steam shower and there is a hydro massage shower as well! We had breakfast bed
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Response from 3mpress, Owner at The Empress of Little Rock
Responded 9 Oct 2018
It was such a delight to have you guys. We're so pleased you enjoyed all the amenities and that you felt pampered! That's what a special getaway is supposed to be! Thanks for your wonderful comments. Please come again soon. Best, Sharon
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Our parlor in our room!
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Garden Hammock
Closeup of the fireplace as well as the mugs and the drinks.
What is the parking situation?
Good Morning! We have our own private parking lot behind the Main House.
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Thank you for your question. The guests comment is very misleading. She was the only guest. But our guests are NEVER alone on property. We live in adjacent buildings and our presence is constant on site. Again, thanks for your query and we hope to see you soon!!
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"All the rooms are upstairs, not good for the elderly or handicapped."
"Murray Suite"
"Hemingway Suite in the Carriage House if you are looking for a romantic getaway."
"Rooms are described on the website. We read all of that before choosing one."
"Book early !"
US$181 - US$331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesArkansasLittle Rock
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