The Guest Suite at Roundtop Mountain has one of the most spectacular views in the area. The Guest Suite is located approximately 5 miles from town and is situated in the lower level of a private home. There is a SEPARATE AND PRIVATE ENTRANCE to Guest Suite! The scenery is breathtaking and you will feel as if you are on top of the world. The Guest Suite includes a kitchenette (microwave, mini frig/freezer, outdoor cast iron charcoal grill), a bathroom with a walk in shower, king size bed, satellite TV, wireless internet, private deck with covered hot tub and more. Please bring charcoal and lighter fluid if planning on grilling. A continental breakfast of sweet bread, egg cups, fruit, oatmeal, cereal/milk, coffee and creamer/sugar is provided.
-American Artisan- Fantastic salads, soups, sandwiches (lunch only, open Wednesday-Saturday).
-Artisans-Soups, sandwiches, salads, homemade chips.
-Branding Iron- burgers, catfish/shrimp, BBQ, steaks, pasta. Closed Tuesday, alcohol.
-Chicollos-Smoked meat, awesome burgers, salads, casual. Sherwood Bistro– soup/ salad bar, great sandwiches, cappuccino/lattes/wifi.
-Fully Baked Cakery-Breakfast and lunch, great desserts!
-La Villa (authentic Mexican), OUR FAV-generous, delicious and fast service, alcohol.
-Little Italy-authentic Italian; large and beautiful outdoor patio. Amazing pizza, homemade pasta, alcohol.
-Ouachita Roasters/Brewery, pizza, wings, coffee, alcohol.
-PaPa’s (texmex), alcohol.
-Southside General Store, delicious sandwiches, especially the Reuben and chicken salad.
-Skyline Diner breakfast/lunch – One of the 10 oldest restaurants in Arkansas. Opened in 1922 & bounced back after the 2009 tornado. Closed Wednesdays. CASH ONLY!
-Suzy Q’s, ice cream, coffee, sandwiches etc! Closed on weekends.
-The Chopping Block- Steaks, salads, sandwiches, alcohol, Closed Sunday and Monday.
-The Corner Gas station across from Mena Ford serves up home style breakfast. Dine in/Carry out.
If you would like an adult beverage during your stay, you will need to pack them. Polk County is dry. The closest store to make a purchase is 60 miles away. The Chopping Block, PaPas, LaVilla, Little Italy, and Branding Iron offer alcohol with food purchase.
Thanks again and we hope you enjoy your stay!
THINGS TO DO:
-On the way from Hot Springs, the Jot ‘Em Down Store in Pine Ridge…yes, that’s a working outhouse. For a rest stop with plumbing, stop in Mt Ida between Hot Springs and Mena.
-Mena Arts District (downtown)
-Chameleon Arts paint your own pottery and for great artistic creations
-The Wild Hare offers glass classes and also sells beautiful handcrafted glass items.
-Northwind Trading has a great Native American items
-Mena Art Gallery – changing exhibits of wonderful talent
-Mena Depot – a wonderful walk through history with the railroad and founding of Mena
-Ouachita Little Theater – ongoing productions that are family friendly
-NUMEROUS antique and flea market style shops around town
-Disc Golf – The Lions Club Disc Golf is FREE to play. There is a donation box if you find it enjoyable and want to ensure its ongoing success.
-Coast to Coast Hardware- incredible inventory of everything not found in a typical hardware store
-A drive up Rich Mountain on the Talimena Scenic Byway to our state park, Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge & Restaurant -fabulous view serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
-Great hiking trails & Scenic Vistas - watch for deer, bear, and motorcyclists
-Little Missouri Falls-Restrooms & picnic area. Wear sneakers/water sandals and walk out onto the falls. Great photo op!
-Wolfpen Gap ATV trails http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5212722.pdf
OUACHITA AREA ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS
-ATV/UTV RENTAL, A&J ATV/UTV Rental, 479-234-7758.
-Canoe and Kayak trips/shuttle service:
Lucky’s Canoe and Kayak Rental; 870-356-2772
Digging for Treasures
-Diamonds: http://www.arkansas.com/things-to-do/diamond-hunting/ 1.5 hour drive
-Crystals: http://www.boardcampcampground.com/site/news.php 15 minute drive
-Theme Park/Water Park http://www.magicsprings.com/ 1.5 hour drive
-Hot Springs National Park & Bath House Row along with several other attractions including mini golf, go carts, gangster museum, & duck boat tours are all a nice 1.5 hour scenic drive from Mena.
-Charlton Recreation Area – great cool water swimming area with crystal clear water all year around. Picnic tables and grills. 1 hour drive on Hwy 270
-Motorcycle Enthusiasts: Hog Country Cycles in downtown Mena, a scenic 45 - 60 minute drive over to End of the Trail Saloon for BBQ, Ed and Linda’s 128 Bar & Grill in Heavener, or Pam’s “Hateful Hussy” Diner in Talihina – all 3 welcome travelers on 2 or 4 wheels with great southern hospitality.
-Hiking/Mt Biking - NUMEROUS area trails. Maps available at the Visitors Center at the base of Rich Mountain on the Talimena Scenic Drive. LITTLE MISSOURI FALLS IS A MUST, beautiful falls, easy hiking and great photo opportunities.
For more information about the area: http://visitmena.com/ http://www.talimenascenicdrive.com/
CHECK IN is any time after 3:00 pm. CHECK OUT time is 11:00am SHARP. PLEASE TEXT 479-216-3308 so we may service cottage for next guests.
Upon checkout, please…
-Take off sheets and pillowcases and leave on bed.
-Leave blankets and bedspread on bed.
-Place used towels in pile on bathroom floor.
-Fill out Guest Book.
-Pick up all trash, papers, cigarette butts, etc and place in garbage bag.
-Leave trash in can and we will pick up.
-Please lock door and leave key on table in kitchenette.
-Text or call 479-216-3308, so we may promptly service the property for the next guest.
Thank you for staying with us. We hope you return.