Best Western Van Buren Inn

1903 N 6th Street, Van Buren, AR 72956-2338
Phone: 479/474-8100   |   Fax: 479/471-8100   |   56 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

This exceptional Van Buren, Arkansas hotel is conveniently located off Interstate 40 at Exit 5 and features affordable rates, clean rooms and unforgettable customer service, which makes this the best hotel in Van Buren.

Our guests will find themselves in the heart of Van Buren and close to some of the area's best attractions - like the Old Fort Smith Historic District, Fort Smith Museum, Field of Dreams Baseball Field, downtown Van Buren a short drive away and local eateries are all within walking distance. Don't forget to hop on the Arkansas Missouri Railroad, visit the King Opera House or see a show at the Alma Performing Art Center.

Each spacious, well-appointed room at this hotel comes complete with free newspaper, free high-speed wireless internet access, HBO®, ESPN® and all the comforts of home. Other hotel amenities include a full hot breakfast each morning, fitness and business centers, an outdoor pool - open May until September - 24-hour front desk service, guest laundry and more. We are also a pet-friendly hotel.

Make your reservations online and save today with the Best Western Van Buren Inn. Our friendly staff is waiting to welcome you to your home away from home while on vacation. Enjoy your stay.

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless Internet connection in public areas
  • 100% Smoke free hotel
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Baggage hold
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Dataports
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking 24-hours
  • Cable or satellite television Enjoy Cable TV with HD channels with 37 inch Flat screen TV in all rooms!
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center open 24-hours
  • Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. New exercise room with brand new gym equipment - treadmill, elliptical, cycle and multi-function bench.
  • Mail services
  • Physically challenged facilities
  • Truck/RV parking 24 hours
  • Safe deposit box available at front desk
  • Motor coach parking
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Free newspaper available at front desk
  • Exterior corridor
  • Guest laundry, $1.25, nominal fee, 24-hour
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy machine

Best Western Van Buren Inn

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Conveniently located, the best western van buren inn in Van Buren, Arkansas is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 35.464315  /  Latitude: -94.354875

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Take Arkansas Highway 59 to North 6th Street, turn left, go one block to the Best Western Van Buren Inn.

From: The south. Take Arkansas Highway 59 to North 6th Street, turn right, go one block to the Best Western Van Buren Inn.

From: The east. Take Interstate 40 to Exit 5, turn right onto North 6th Street, go one block to the Best Western Van Buren Inn.

From: The west. Take Interstate 40 to Exit 5, turn left onto Arkansas Highway 59 North, turn right onto North 6th Street, go one block to the Best Western Van Buren Inn.

Best Western Van Buren Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Cedars Country Club

Just of the many fun aspects of Van Buren Municipal Park, the Cedars Country Club is a premier golf destination in northern Arkansas. Visit the city of Van Buren and play 18 holes on this executive course – you can also play the nine just once for a quick, pre-lunch experience.

Another of the extensive executive courses throughout Arkansas, Cedars Country Club features a par 36 – double up the nine holes to 18 and enjoy a full day of golf. The Cedars Country Club golf course features a slope rating of 67, and a course rating of 68.4.

Devil's Den State Park

Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Devil's Den State Park is set in northwestern Arkansas in the southwestern Ozarks. Located in the Boston Mountains’ Lee Creek Valley, the 2,500-acre park features hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and picnicking.

Devil's Den State Park visitors are welcome to hike the 4.5-mile Old Road Trail, seven-mile Gorley King Trail, nine-mile Vista Point Trail, and the 15-mile Butterfield Hiking Trail. It's a short drive in from nearby Van Buren.

Mountain bikers can try the 15-mile Cross Country Mountain Bike Trail, and shorter trails include the CCC Interpretive Trail and Devil's Den Self-Guided Trail – a 1.5-mile National Recreation Trail. Check out this exceptional state park, just one of the many throughout Arkansas.

Fort Smith Museum of History

Built in 1906, the Fort Smith Museum of History is a historic museum located near downtown Fort Smith. Named to the National Register of Historic Places, the museum focuses on artifacts native to Fort Smith and the surrounding Ozark region.

One of the more noteworthy exhibits at the museum is the authentic 1920s Soda Fountain, serving up tasty drinks and ice cream dishes. Don’t miss the constant rotation of exhibits and events, including book signings, scavenger hunts, and more.

Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Fort Smith National Historic Site

Established in 1961, Fort Smith National Historic Site is located in northern Arkansas in the city of Fort Smith – it's one of the premier AR state parks.

Set on the banks of the Arkansas River, this National Historic Landmark – and main stop along the famed Trail of Tears – preserves historic military forts from the 1800s.

Visitors may trek down the Arkansas River walking path featuring exhibits on the Trail of Tears, visit the Gallows, or sign up the many ranger led programs. Other activities include picnicking, hiking to Belle Point, and kids‘ activities like the Junior Ranger program.

Enjoy your day at the Fort Smith National Historic Site, and your night at the nearby Best Western hotel in Van Buren.

Fort Smith Regional Airport

Fly into Arkansas and land at Fort Smith Regional Airport, located south of Van Buren in northern Arkansas. The airport expanded throughout the years, with the addition of a hangar, the relocation of the runways, additional land and infrastructure. It is just one of the many Arkansas airports.

In 1954, the airport serviced the Arkansas Air National Guard's 188th Tactical Fighter Wing. The airport continues to be the home base for the Wing, as well as supports training activity from the 314th Airlift Wing from the Little Rock Air Force Base.

In 2002, the airport opened a 52,200 square foot terminal complex consisting of a passenger building, airline gates, rental car desks, the Landing Cafe, offices and parking lots. General aviation and commercial airline passengers find convenience, safety and excellent customer services, at the Fort Smith Regional Airport. 

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

Established in 1928, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a public university located near downtown Fort Smith. The 168-acre rural campus is only minutes away from the Fort Smith National Historic Site and Fort Smith Regional Airport.

A member of the University of Arkansas System, UAFS enrolls over 7,500 students. The UAFS campus is known for its pristine looks – check out highlights like the three art galleries, the UASF Arboretum, and Reynolds Bell Tower.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2 mile(s) from Excursion Train, scenic train through Ozark Mountains
  • 5 mile(s) from King Opera House, theater/musical productions
  • 10 mile(s) from Cherokee Casino, gambling
  • 10 mile(s) from Alnua Performing Arts Center, musicals, roadshows, concerts
  • 12 mile(s) from Fort Smith Museum, history of Fort Smith's area
  • 15 mile(s) from Ben Guerew Park
  • 5 mile(s) from Van Buren Historic District, various shops and stores
  • 10 mile(s) from Fort Smith Historic District, various shops and stores

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 0.2 mile(s) from fishing
  • 0.6 mile(s) from driving range
  • 5 mile(s) from hiking
  • 5 mile(s) from golfing
  • 10 mile(s) from horseback riding
  • 10 mile(s) from hunting
  • 60 mile(s) from University of Arkansas, sports events, football

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Burger King, Fast Food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Across the street from McDonald's, Fast Food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 24 hours
  • .2 mile(s) from Big Jakes, Full Service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 1 mile(s) from Sonic, Fast Food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • 5 mile(s) from Western Sizzler, Full Service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 5 mile(s) from Cottage Cafe, Full Service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Best Western Van Buren Inn

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