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Hot Springs, Arkansas is best known for its famous thermal hot springs that have drawn so many people to the area for healing and rejuvenation. But this part of the state is also a great place to be for hiking, learning about history, and spending time in nature. One of the best ways to do that is to rent a cabin! Here are the best cabin rentals in Hot Springs, Arkansas, as well as a few a little outside of town to help you get to know the region.
Four people can stay in this Hot Springs cabin, which is a luxury twist on a traditional trapper’s cabin. It is a two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin with lots of character. The interior of the home has various custom features, including a gorgeous stone fireplace with a spacious hearth. The 800-square-foot cabin also offers two queen-size beds – one in the master bedroom and one in the seven-foot, vaulted-ceiling loft. There’s also a high-pressure, walk-in shower with two shower heads in the bathroom. Also, the home is four miles from Bathhouse Row but has the privacy of a forested mountainside.
Ideal for two travelers in Hot Springs, Starlight Haven is one of six treehouses on this property. Each treehouse has its own personality and is located just minutes from the national park and downtown. It is on 27 acres of land bordered by a creek and surrounded by views of the mountains through the canopy of trees. During your stay, you can soak in the hot tub, cook in the small kitchen, and relax on the porch swing. This particular treehouse does not allow children or pets. For two adults celebrating something special, there are fun packages that you can book in advance that include little surprises like roses, chocolates, sparkling wine, and balloons.
Along the shores of Lake Hamilton, this waterfront cabin offers one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms, plus a cozy living space. Four people can stay here and bring their own boat to get out on the lake. The national park is less than three miles away, but there’s plenty to do right on the property, including swimming, playing horseshoes, and sitting around the fire pit. There’s a full kitchen for preparing meals, a smart TV, a comfy sofa, and many other comforts of home inside. Amazing features of the outdoor area include a covered deck with lounge seating, hammocks, a picnic area, and a dock with a boat slip and swimming area.
Small families and couples will enjoy staying at this cabin that is on a forested mountainside just four miles from the historic bathhouse row in Hot Springs. It is a 435-square-foot cabin with a hot tub and a large deck. Renters will also have a 16-foot-tall fireplace, a hanging bed suspended with a nautical rope, and a 250-square-foot deck. For cooking, the cabin is equipped with a microwave, electric double burner, and charcoal grill.
The Robins Nest Cabin is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin rental for up to four people in Garland County. It is on a property surrounded by wooded trails that lead to a waterfront cove on Lake Hamilton. The Airbnb host provides kayaks for you to use between March and October. It’s relaxing to sit outside around the fire pit or in the hot tub during your stay. The hot tub is a perfect place to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature while being close to downtown Hot Springs but far enough away for a nature experience too.
This is one of six treehouses on the same property that is just minutes from downtown Hot Springs. The treehouse sleeps two people and has a king-size bed. It also offers an all-season fireplace, kitchen, and upscale furniture. The property is on 27 wooded acres and bordered by a creek. There’s a hot tub you can use on the deck and packages you can book in advance to celebrate a birthday, romantic weekend, or other occasion. This is a pet-friendly treehouse, so you can bring your dog along.
The Cozy Moose is a cabin for rent on Airbnb with an Alaska theme. It is a perfect getaway spot for couples and is nestled in Hot Springs National Park. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, but there is also an air mattress that you can request for an additional fee if you have another person in your group. This cabin offers a full kitchen, recliners, fireplace, TV, coffee-making supplies, and a private therapeutic hot tub on the attached deck. The hot tub is a lovely place to gaze up at the night stars away from city life. You can arrange for special occasion baskets in advance if you are celebrating something special. Your reservation comes with one free bundle of firewood.
Here’s a cabin available to rent through Airbnb that is just outside of Hot Springs and on top of Jack Mountain. It’s on 17 acres and in a wooded setting where it is the only cabin on the property. Local restaurants and grocery stores are within 10 minutes from the cabin. You’ll love the sunset views from the porch while staying here. The space can accommodate up to six people and has one bedroom and one bath. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, and the list of amenities includes a kitchen, TV, and Wi-Fi. Pets are allowed here with a two-dog limit per stay and 40 pounds max per dog, just as long as your dogs are on flea medication and house-trained.
You’ll love the rustic décor in this cabin that has been featured in a local magazine. It sleeps two to four people and dates back to the 1920s. Now, the cabin has been restored and features two queen-size beds, a bathroom, loft with futon, kitchen, smart TV with Netflix, and Wi-Fi. When you stay here, you’ll have views of Lake Catherine and easy access to the neighborhood dock. Hot Springs National Park is close by for recreation, and the Gallery District is also nearby for shopping and restaurants.
This highly-rated Airbnb cabin can accommodate four people for the listed rate or up to six people for an extra fee. Children are welcome here, but you need to get prior approval from the host to bring a pet and pay a pet fee. Inside the cabin, you’ll find a king-size bed and a queen-size bed. It’s a hand-hewn log cabin with a real tree inside. Guests here have access to the grounds, hot tub, and old fort around the cabin. Amenities offered here include Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and easy parking. You’ll be just 10 minutes from the downtown Hot Springs Bathhouse Row when you stay here and also close to lakes, shopping, and Magic Springs.
Available to rent on Vrbo, this cabin sleeps six people and is known as “Some Like It Hot.” It has a fun outdoor scene with a large wrap-around deck, various chairs, a BBQ grill, and more. The property also has its own hiking trail that leads to the creek. This cabin even has a third floor with a game room, as well as a six-person hot tub on the outside deck.
Situated in 20 acres of woods, this quaint and quiet cabin is a lovely getaway near Hot Springs, Arkansas. It is between Hot Springs Village and Hot Springs Proper and an idyllic space away from the hustle and bustle of tourist crowds. Two people can be comfortable using the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and living space. Pets are allowed in this cabin, which also has Wi-Fi and a dedicated workspace.
Another Hot Springs cabin option is this Airbnb rental for two guests. It is a 500-square-foot old barn that has been turned into a tiny cabin. There’s a wrap-around porch with a hot tub, grill, fire table, hammock chairs, and other chairs. The rental also features a narrow spiral staircase, a smart TV with streaming service, and an antique sink and fridge in the kitchen. You’ll have your own personal parking spot in front of the cabin and can harvest from the herb garden during your stay.
Enjoy the river section of Lake Hamilton when you book this Airbnb rental cabin. It’s a waterfront rental cabin in Hot Springs that’s in a quiet neighborhood on a dead-end street. It sleeps four people and comes with kayaks for your enjoyment. There’s a hot tub here that looks out to the lake and fishing available in the backyard. You can bring your pet along here for an extra fee of $10 per night.
Larger groups up to 10 people can stay in this cabin rental for their Hot Springs vacations. It is a 3,400-square-foot home on a two-acre property that’s close to Lake Hamilton. The cabin has a wrap-around porch and enclosed yard that’s great for kids and pets. It also has a private hot tub with mood lights. The interior of the cabin has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It also features a high-end kitchen, Wi-Fi, laundry machines, and carport and driveway parking for cars. When you stay here, you can rent a boat at one of the local marinas that are within 5-10 miles away.
This historic cabin was built in the 1920s and restored with modern amenities to give you the best of both worlds. It is about 1,000 square feet in size and has one bedroom and one bathroom. The cabin also features a large kitchen, laundry machines, TV, and a stone fireplace. The outdoor area has a charcoal grill, deck facing the lake, and outdoor furniture. There’s also a boat ramp about a quarter-mile from the property.
Hot Springs is just four miles away from this cabin, which provides a lovely lakefront getaway. It comes with a paddleboat to use and welcomes pets for an extra fee of $11 per dog, per night. The cabin sleeps six people and has two bedrooms, two baths, laundry machines, a full kitchen, and an electric fireplace. The outside space offers a firepit, patio table, picnic table, charcoal grill, and swing by the lake. It’s a little slice of paradise when you want to be right by the water and have easy access to the Hot Springs attractions.