Ever wanted to stay in a B&B but wanted more privacy? You have found the right place! Stay in this fully renovated 1900 home, enjoy continental breakfast and never get out of your robe or make small talk w/strangers before your first cup of coffee. During your stay you will have EXCLUSIVE use of the inn. No guests outside of your party will be staying. Whether it's just you or your family or a group of friends, relax with all the privacy you desire in this fabulous 4 bedroom 3 bath home.
The inn boasts 3 large king suites each with a private bath that sleep 2-4 adults in each suite providing comfortable resting for up to 10 adults: Magnolia, Fennelwood, & Veranda Suites.
Magnolia Suite: Located on the second floor, the Magnolia Suite offers 2 bedrooms and will sleep 4 adults. The Master Bedroom offers a king size bed, full size sofa, table and seating for 2-4, a 42" flat panel TV with satellite programming, and an ensuite full bath. The second bedroom offers 2 twin beds and a desk with chair. With two private bedrooms and a full size bath, families can spend quality time together without feeling cramped.
Fennelwood Suite: Located on the first floor, the Fennelwood Suite offers a large master bedroom with a private fenced back yard and patio perfect for quiet morning coffee. A king bed, full sofa, executive desk, and flat panel TV with satellite programming round out the amenities in this spacious suite. A private full bath with a walk in shower is located just outside of the bedroom door. The suite sleeps 2 adults and is Fido friendly.
Veranda Suite: This 2 bedroom 1 bath suite is located on the first floor and has private access tot he HUGE side veranda where relaxation is guaranteed. The first bedroom offers a king bed, side chair, dresser, electric fireplace, and flat panel TV with satellite programming. The second bedroom offers a full size bed, side chair, dressing table, and flat panel TV with satellite programming. The suites private full bath is located in the hallway between the two bedrooms. The Veranda Suite sleeps 4 adults and is FIdo friendly.
All baths are supplied with linens and toiletries. The kitchen is also equipped with cooking and dining items and is available to guests.
RATES: Each suite is $99/night double occupancy, $10/each additional adult guest.
Entire house rates vary depending on number of guests $175 - $255/night
Housekeeping services are limited. We are eco friendly as much as possible so daily room servicing is only upon request. Guests are provided with extra towels and daily trash pickup in common areas. If your room needs attention during your stay, please request service. Otherwise, the housekeeper will not enter your room.
Continental breakfast of pastries, oatmeal, fresh fruit, coffee, and juice available each morning. Breakfast is always open so guests may enjoy it on their schedule. Snacks are also available.
The Sassafras is a modern twist on a traditional B&B. Every aspect is designed for self service while great care has been taken to ensure that our guests are comfortable and have access to everything they may need. All rooms offer a private bath and are separated by ample living space to ensure each guests enjoys their privacy but may enjoy time visiting in the parlor, living room, and kitchen which are all accessible to our guests. Janeé & Kevin will stop by occasionally to restock supplies and tidy up. We are always available but never underfoot
We want you to enjoy your stay along with the other guests so of course, there are a few house rules:
Smoking is permitted outdoors only.
The Sassafras is located just a short walk to a convenience store and elementary school via paved sidewalk. The area is great for walkers, runners, and cycling enthusiasts. Downtown Mena is less than a mile away and boasts numerous antique and flea market style shops. Several great local restaurants in the downtown area offer everything from southern diner food and attitude to fresh and fabulous salads in an artistic setting. As you venture out onto hwy 71, you will find several retail stores and restaurants. A short scenic drive will take you to our local state park where you may hike on a variety of trails. Mena and the surrounding Ouachita Mountains offer many options for both active and leisurely travelers.
We also have other VRBO properties that are located in a more rural setting on Prairie Creek but still within 5 minutes of downtown.