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Van Buren Arkansas Accommodations

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The Van Buren center point is around the area of Crawford County Art Center and 5 miles northeast of Fort Smith Convention Center.

Van Buren, Arkansas, has distinguished itself as a Southern arts and cultural destination for those seeking a quiet weekend exploring a historic downtown that is close to Fort Smith and the Oklahoma border. To kick off your visit, start at the old Train Depot, now the Van Buren River Valley Museum Association, where you will find pamphlets detailing things to do in Van Buren. While you're there, you can purchase a ticket for the A&M Train and even catch a free trolley ride to take you around downtown. More from this guide...

Van Buren Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Quality Inn
+1-888-389-4121
3131 Cloverleaf St., Van Buren, AR 72956
  • Inexpensive Highway property
  • 48 rooms in property
Motel 6 Van Buren Ar #8950
+1-888-675-2083
3200 Alma Highway, Van Buren, ARKANSAS 72956
  • Economical hotel
Holiday Inn Express Van Buren Ft. Smith Area - Van Buren
+1-800-716-8490
1637 North 12th Court, Van Buren, AR 72956
  • Mid-scale Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 22 suites
  • Close to some restaurants
  • Perfectly clean
Comfort Inn & Suites
+1-800-805-5223
1633 North 12th Court, Van Buren, AR 72956
  • Two-star Highway property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • Most guests appreciated the modern rooms
  • Great shower
Super 8 Van Buren / Ft. Smith Area : 106 North Plaza Court
+1-888-965-1860
106 North Plaza Court, Van Buren, AR 72956
  • Economical property
Best Western Van Buren Inn in Van Buren
+1-888-788-5576
1903 North 6th St., Van Buren, AR 72956
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
  • Vibe is not too good
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
From$65
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Hampton Inn Van Buren
+1-888-897-9207
1916 North 6th St., Van Buren, AR 72956
  • Three Star Highway property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Bathroom is ok
  • Friendly service
From$81
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Quality Inn - Fort Smith
+1-888-311-4278
2120 Burnham Rd., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.25 miles south of Van Buren
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$60
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Baymont Inn & Suites Fort Smith
+1-888-469-4795
2123 Burnham Rd., Fort Smith, AR 72901 ~5.27 miles south of Van Buren
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Regular internet service
  • Good value for the money
Rodeway Inn : 6001 Roger's Ave.
+1-888-734-9421
6001 Roger's Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.32 miles south of Van Buren
  • Two-star property
Red Roof Inn Fort Smith Downtown - Fort Smith
+1-888-841-5292
1021 Garrison Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901 ~5.43 miles southwest of Van Buren
  • Economy hotel
Hampton Inn Fort Smith : 6201 Rogers Ave.
+1-888-455-5160
6201 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.44 miles south of Van Buren
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Good wifi
  • Lobby was recently renovated
From$89
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Comfort Inn Fort Smith : 6500 Rogers Ave.
+1-888-965-8297
6500 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.51 miles south of Van Buren
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Fitness + Health Center
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Smith
+1-888-906-6358
900 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901 ~5.60 miles southwest of Van Buren
  • Three Star hotel
  • 12 suites in hotel
Doubletree by Hilton Fort Smith City Center in Fort Smith
+1-888-749-6785
700 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901 ~5.66 miles southwest of Van Buren
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 8 suites
Best Western Aspen Hotel
+1-888-878-9982
2900 South 68th St., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.70 miles south of Van Buren
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Airport shuttle available
La Quinta Inn & Suites Fort Smith by Wyndham in Fort Smith
+1-888-389-4485
6700 South Boston St., Fort Smith, AR 72906 ~5.72 miles south of Van Buren
  • Low-priced Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Broken elliptical
  • Fitness room terrible
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fort Smith
+1-888-389-4121
6700 Boston St., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.74 miles south of Van Buren
  • Mid-scale hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Ft. Smith - Fort Smith
+1-888-675-2083
3005 South 74th St., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~5.75 miles south of Van Buren
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Candlewood Suites Fort Smith - Fort Smith
+1-800-716-8490
7501 Madison Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~6.12 miles south of Van Buren
  • Low Cost Airport property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
Holiday Inn Exp Stes Airport : 7111 Phoenix Ave.
+1-800-805-5223
7111 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~6.19 miles south of Van Buren
  • Midscale property
  • 81 rooms in hotel
Holiday Inn Express
+1-888-965-1860
6813 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~6.21 miles south of Van Buren
  • Inexpensive property
  • 63 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Decent price
  • Free continental breakfast
Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Smith Ar in Fort Smith
+1-888-788-5576
7400 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~6.22 miles south of Van Buren
  • 3 star Airport property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$79
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Smith in Fort Smith
+1-888-897-9207
7601 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~6.22 miles south of Van Buren
  • Three Star Airport property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Homewood Suites by Hilton : 7300 Phoenix Ave.
+1-888-311-4278
7300 Phoenix Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72903 ~6.22 miles south of Van Buren
  • Three Star Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 88 suites
  • Clean
  • Rooms are great
From$89
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Once you arrive downtown, the Country Cottage Cafe will be ready to welcome you with its famed all-day breakfast fare, including sawmill gravy, freshly made buttermilk biscuits, and handmade pies. Then, take a stroll down Van Buren's Victorian Main Street and quaint Downtown Historic District. You can easily spend a day getting lost in the city's fascinating galleries, antique shops, and locally owned boutiques, from Chapters on Main to Carter Trading Company. In the evening, catch the latest live theater or musical act at King Opera House, the lovingly restored historic venue where the Swedish Nightingale, Jenny Lind, once performed.

If you come seeking fresh air and recreation outdoors, Van Buren's numerous parks include Lee Creek, the perfect site for boating, fishing, hiking, and even golfing. You can also visit Mt. Magazine State Park within an hour's drive.

Thrill seekers might consider visiting the THOR Elite Firing Range and Gun Club. From pistols to modern machine guns, you can hone your aim or learn how to shoot for the first time, guided by professional weapon manufacturers in a safe, controlled environment.

Golfers will be pleased to know that the Cedars Country Club offers a public nine-hole course, conveniently located right next to Dr. Louis Peer Memorial City Park, which attracts families to enjoy a picnic in the shade while kids cut loose on the playground equipment. Enticing walking paths also encircle the lake.

Bring the family and get ready to enjoy life in the leisurely, laid-back South. When you visit Van Buren, Arkansas, you are sure to leave relaxed and refreshed.

When to Visit Van Buren, AR?

Van Buren is in the Fort Smith Metropolitan Statistical Area, in the county seat of Crawford County, Arkansas. It is the second-largest city in Fort Smith.

This city has a humid, subtropical climate area, with average temperatures ranging from 36 degrees in January to 81 degrees in July. July is the best time to visit the city if you want to enjoy warm-weather activities while still avoiding the hottest weather in August when temperatures can reach the high 90s and low 100s.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Van Buren, AR:

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Which Are the Best Hotels in Van Buren, AR?

Inn at Carnall Hall is one of the best hotels in the Van Buren area. Built 44 miles north of Van Buren, Arizona, the hotel is a 15-minute walk from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville and Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Beaver Lake is 11.7 miles away, and Walton Arts Center is 0.4 miles away. The guestrooms at Inn at Carnall Hall all have flat-screen televisions and complimentary Wi-Fi. There's also an in-house restaurant when you want to dine in.

Another excellent accommodation is Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tahlequah. Found 47 miles northwest of Van Buren, Arizona, the hotel is 1.7 miles from Cherokee National Capitol and 19.6 miles from Fort Gibson Historic Site. Northeastern State University is 2.2 miles away, and Tahlequah City Hospital is 2.5 miles away. The hotel rooms all come with refrigerators and microwaves. To relax, you can take a dip in the indoor swimming pool or workout at the 24-hour fitness center.

Situated 45 miles north of Van Buren, Arizona, Hilton Garden Inn Fayetteville is another fantastic option. At this hotel, you can dine at the in-house restaurant or get a snack from the cafe. You can workout at the fitness center or lounge at the bar. Hilton Garden is a five-minute drive from Donald W. Reynolds Stadium and 10 minutes from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville. Beaver Lake is 13 miles away.

Which Are the Budget Hotel Options Near Van Buren, AR?

3 Star Average Prices: $93.91

Found 46.5 miles from Van Buren, Arizona, Oakhill Inn Tahlequah is a good option when you are looking for a budget stay. This hotel, which also offers military discounts, is a five-minute drive from Cherokee Heritage Center and Cherokee National Capital. Less than 2.5 miles away is Northeastern State University, and 2.8 miles away is Tahlequah City Hospital. The rooms at this hotel all have air conditioning, fireplaces, and flat-screen televisions. Private bathrooms come with shower/tub combinations, and you will even have a microwave in your room.

Another hotel offering affordable accommodation is Motel 6 Sallisaw. Situated 23.65 miles west of Van Buren, this hotel is a three-minute drive from Jay Reynolds Park and eight minutes from Carl Albert State College - Sallisaw Campus. Brushy Lake Park is 9.2 miles away, and the stunning Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge is 11.2 miles away. The rooms here all come with air-conditioning and flat-screen televisions, while the bathrooms have showers.

Days Inn by Wyndham Sallisaw is another budget option that offers military discounts. Just 24 miles west of Van Buren, Arizona, this hotel is a four-minute drive from Jay Reynolds Park and six minutes from Carl Albert State College - Sallisaw Campus. Much like the former, Days Inn is also conveniently close to Brushy Lake Park and Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Van Buren

2 Star Average Prices: $70.21

Which Hotels Offer Best Discounts in Van Buren, AR?

For excellent discounts when visiting Van Buren, Arizona, try Baymont by Wyndham Fayetteville. Located 43 miles north of Van Buren, this hotel also offers military discounts. Baymont is a 10-minute drive from Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium and the University of Arkansas. Beaver Lake is 15 miles away, and Bud Walton Area is 1.5 miles away. The rooms at this vacation stay all come with air conditioning, refrigerators, and microwaves. You'll also enjoy certain conveniences at this hotel, like an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Fort Smith AR also offers generous discounts. Sited 6 miles south of Van Buren, the hotel is a 15-minute drive from Central Mall and Harper Arena. Ozark National Forest is 27 miles away, and Ouachita National Forest is 30 miles away. The air-conditioned rooms at this hotel all come with kitchens featuring full-sized refrigerators and microwaves. There's an indoor pool at this hotel as well as fitness and picnic areas.

Try Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Poteau for a discounted stay in Van Buren. Situated 30 miles southwest of Van Buren, this hotel also offers military discounts. It is a five-minute drive from Le Flore County Courthouse and Twyman Park. Ouachita National Forest is 16 miles away, and Wolf Ridge Country Club is 5.1 miles away. You will find a refrigerator and microwave in your room, as well as an outdoor pool and a fitness center on the property.

Doubletree by Hilton Fort Smith City Center offers senior discounts. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Trolley Museum and Fort Smith Museum of History. Ozark National Forest is 27 miles, away and Fort Smith National Cemetery is 0.4 miles away. Here, you will find an indoor pool for your leisure and a 24-hour fitness center. There's an in-house restaurant for dinner and a bar where you can lounge.

Which Hotels Have the Best Star Ratings in Van Buren, AR?

Guests have waxed lyrical about the services and amenities of some hotels in and around Van Buren. One of these is Graduate Fayetteville, which is located 44 miles north of Van Buren, Arizona. The hotel is a cacophony of colors, and it has been described as having an "awesome vibe." Graduate Fayetteville is a stone throw from Fayetteville Downtown Square and Fayetteville Town Center. The Walton Arts Center is 0.5 miles away, and the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville is 1 mile away. Essentials at this hotel include an outdoor and indoor pool as well as a fitness center.

Another highly rated hotel is Staybridge Suites Fayetteville/Univ of Arkansas, located 43 miles from Van Buren. The hotel, which also gives military discounts, has been described as offering "best value for money" with "clean rooms" and "good outdoor sports facilities." Staybridge is located in the business district, a three-minute drive from Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium, while the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville is seven minutes away. Beaver Lake is 11.5 miles away, and Randal Tyson Track Center is 0.1 miles. Here, you can enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or workout at the 24-hour fitness center.

Situated 5.2 miles south of Van Buren, Quality Inn has also been given top reviews by those who have stayed here. Guests have raved about the "awesome vibe" and the "friendly service." They have described Quality Inn as offering "best value for money" with "fair breakfast prices." The hotel is a two-minute drive from Central Mall and eight minutes from Fort Smith Convention Center.

Trolley Museum is 4.2 miles away, and Fort Smith Museum of History is 4.2 miles away. The rooms at Quality Inn are all air-conditioned and come with a refrigerator and smart televisions. There are the Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters for you to enjoy a comfortable night. You can use the hotel's on-site sauna to detox your body and relax those stressed muscles.

Completing this line up of guest-commended hotels is Choctaw Casino Hotel Pocola. Located 11 miles southwest of Van Buren, the hotel has been described as "welcoming" with "spacious rooms" and "good restaurants." Choctaw Casino Hotel Pocola is near the airport and 10 minutes from Central Mall. Ouachita National Forest is 26.7 miles away, and Fort Smith Convention Center is 7.5 miles away.

What to Do in Van Buren, AR?

When in Van Buren, Arizona, explore the King Opera House and get a dose of its Victorian charm. Head to Van Buren Historic District for the architecture and Crawford County for the history. Lee Creek Reservoir will provide you with the serenity missing from urban life, and Sandy Cove will offer you a relaxing day at the beach. The Ralph Irwin Studio is an interesting spot for art lovers, while the Great Escape Mystery Rooms is a fun way to spend the day with the whole family.

FAQs about hotels in Van Buren

What are the top reviewed hotels in Van Buren?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Smith, Holiday Inn Express Van Buren Ft. Smith Area and Hampton Inn Van Buren are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels in Van Buren?

Holiday Inn Express Van Buren Ft. Smith Area, Hampton Inn Van Buren and Quality Inn are the top 3 luxury hotels near Van Buren city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Van Buren?

Quality Inn, Motel 6 Van Buren Ar #8950, and Holiday Inn Express Van Buren Ft. Smith Area are the properties closest to Van Buren city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Van Buren cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Van Buren can be as cheap as $70.21 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Van Buren cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Van Buren has been $93.91 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Van Buren?

River Valley Inn & Suites, Choctaw Casino Resorts Pocola and Ozark Inn & Suites are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Van Buren?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Smith, Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Smith and Residence Inn by Marriott Ft. Smith are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Van Buren?

Comfort Inn Fort Smith, Comfort Inn & Suites and Quality Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Van Buren?

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Poteau, Best Western Van Buren Inn and Best Western Aspen Hotel are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Van Buren?

Holiday Inn Express Van Buren Ft. Smith Area, Candlewood Suites Fort Smith and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Poteau are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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