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River Spirit Retreat

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

I was at River Spirit for a private retreat. I felt very safe and comfortable. It was a great place to be "unplugged" and quiet. It was good for my soul. Ann was a gracious hostess, cooks very delicious meals, and gives a great massage/facial.

Thank Lianne T
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I have been to River Spirit three times now, always in the Fall. The owner has been immediately available and attentive to our needs. If I could, i would go to River Spirit more often. The walks are perfect, the property is incredibly well-maintained and I can't find anything that I would do better or more I could ask for....

Thank ParkRiver
Ozarksriverspirit, Owner at River Spirit Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We love having happy guests and better yet returning guests. Thanks for returning 3 years in a row. Hope to see you here again soon.

Abbeville, Louisiana
Reviewed 10 August 2013

This retreat is really remote. It is seven miles down a dirt road but is definitely worth the effort to get there. The owner was attentive but we didn't see her much as she really respects your privacy. We visited various attractions in the area every day and on our trip back, we had a competition on how many deer...

3Thank Teeleah
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Needing to detox from the noise of everyday life, I chose this retreat house due to its remote location. The drive to it was exquisitely beautiful, and tho it takes eight dirt miles to get there, every mile helped me let go of stress and prepare for my retreat. I could not have been happier. My needs were completely satisfied....

3Thank jody n
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 13 October 2011

The extremely long and treacherous road to get there is bad enough, but then you also don't know whether there will be any water in the "river front" property. The Lodge and the Cottage are right across from each other and there isn't much privacy. The people there do not like strangers in their little community too.

3Thank Diane J
Ozarksriverspirit, Owner at River Spirit Retreat, responded to this review

I am slow responding to your review....I am just learning how to do this on Trip Advisor. I am truly sorry that you had a negative experience visiting River Spirit.....especially since almost all of our customers seem to have such a wonderful time. Were you traveling with someone else? I have looked back over my reservation pages from all of...

Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 1 November 2006

The fam and I wanted to see some Autumn leaves this year (you know, the brightly colored things we don't have in Texas). I studied the websites (like [----]) to decide where to go and basically found out that this year everyone was dry and so the leaves basically sucked pretty much everywhere. But then I found out Arkansas got...

8Thank boilinginTexas

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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
River Spirit is a remote retreat with 3/4 miles of the Little Buffalo River running through the property. It is primarily offered as a place of rest, relaxation, renewal. Good for families who want to explore nature together and for individual and small group retreats. We offer comfortable accommodations and lots of privacy. There are hiking trails, large decks, grills, a library of books and DVDs, flat screen TV (for movies only), outdoor hot tub, various kinds of bodywork (massage, facials) and other services for the support of your retreat. A natural environment of beauty and quiet that is difficult to find. We have a 2000 sq. foot lodge for families and small groups and a Guest Cottage for individuals and couples. We are a drive down gravel mountain roads from town which for the right guests is precisely what makes the property so special. ... more   less 

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Address: HC 72, Parthenon, AR 72666-0085
Region: United States > Arkansas > Parthenon
Number of rooms: 6
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