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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 2 August 2013

My husband & I were vacationing in Mena to spend time with family there. This was our first time in a B & B, and we could not have asked for a better experience! Ms. Edith and Bit were wonderful hostesses, with fresh cookies baked for our arrival, and goodie bags packed for our day trips. We never felt the...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

It is very rewarding to have someone stay at ABears Den for their first Bed & Breakfast experience! It is also our goal to make your stay memorable. Lol. The weather WAS really nice and coffee on the patio was very relaxing and peaceful. We look forward to your return visit to Mena and enjoying more of the fun activities...

Cushing, OK
Reviewed 16 July 2013

We stayed for one night while on a motorcycle tour of the area - I wish we had needed to stay longer! This is undoubtedly one of the very best B&B experiences my husband and I have ever had, and we've had a lot of them. Edith welcomed us into her home like family, and truly that is how we...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review! ABears Den enjoyed your trip to Mena very much. It was fascinating to hear about your professions and travels to Europe. I look forward to seeing pictures of your trip. It was so inspiring to see you enjoy your Harley Trike so much! Cleaning every speck of the hills around Mena off before...

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Four days at A Bears' Den were relaxing, comfortable, and provided a good base to explore this part of USA. And there was a tornado alert during our stay; it passed within two miles of Mena but Edith, our hostess, took it all in her stride and we rode it through by hiding in the bathroom . To be fair,...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

We do thank you for taking time to write ABearsDen a review during your travels to US! We certainly enjoyed your visit and am glad you felt comfortable even in the storm. We have always felt like we were safe but can't say we have been in a direct hit! We are talking to our contractor (our son) about having...

Jacksonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I stayed here for two nights and it was awesome! I was looking for a home away from home feel and this was truly the place. This trip was just what the doctor ordered! The front and back yard view is spectacular. I felt like I was part of the family. This was the best get-a-way that I've had in...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

We appreciate your wonderful review for ABears Den. It is very much our pleasure to be the best that we can in making your trip to Mena a quiet and relaxing place. I am happy that our grounds are looking so good, even after the storms of late. Actually it really looks like a park. Please do come again and...

Reviewed 19 April 2013

We had such a great time at Abear's Den B &B. We thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the front porch in the comfortable adirondack rocking chairs, drinking coffee overlooking the beautiful park like grounds-so peaceful! Massages in our room arranged by our wonderful hostess Edith were deliciously relaxing. The breakfasts were sublime. Could not recommend more highly!!!

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

We have great memories of your visit to ABears Den and now we know you enjoyed your trip so much. The weather has been wonderful for the Azaleas and Dog Wood trees. We are getting new pictures for the website and trip advisor so be sure and look us up again soon and see the new pictures we put on....

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We stayed here for two nights during Spring Break of March '13. We were closing up the last leg of our road trip and decided to do some hiking in the Ouachita National Forest. We were greeted warmly the first evening and were shown to our room, the Grande Bear Room. It was cozy and relaxing and came with a...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a great review! I am glad that the weather was really nice for you to go hiking. And you really put in some hours doing it! LOL. We love doing all we can do to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We really do feel like we have the best of...

Poetry, Texas
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Iron Mountain near Mena, Arkansas is a beautiful retreat. A Bear's Den B&B is icing on the cake! Ms. Edith treats you like family and the amenities are more than sufficient to allow anyone to feel at home. Hotels and most other overnight stays are good in the area, but A Bear's Den is the BEST! There is not another...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

We were so pleased that you were able to attend the CMA Pastoral Conference again this year. AND that you chose to stay at ABears Den again! I enjoyed going to hear some of the conference speakers, and want to make that a plan for next year to do again. The Azaleas are beginning to bloom and the Dogwood trees...

Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Was very pleased to have found this great B&B in far western Arkansas bordering southeast Oklahoma, As a business traveler its hard to find such a great place to stay in that area. Edith is a wonderful cook and hostess. The very large modern ranch style home is immaculate and artfully decorated with all manner and variety of objet d'art...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

Thank you for such a highly regarded review! There is a lot of gratification in making our guest feel like they have what they need to finish their paperwork, including thr enjoyment of relaxing in front of the🔥(fire place) and large screen TV in the great room. (If weather, news or game are wanted). Cookies can help too. And if...

Conway, Arkansas
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I stayed here for a business trip to Mena. It was beautiful and I couldn't have been treated better. Made me feel like it was a vacation instead of a business trip. Felt right at home. Thanks to Edith and Judy for all their hospitality.

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to have Judy on board, she is a very talented and interesting addition for ABears Den to have on staff. She likes to cook and she likes people! Mena (and ABearsDen) is fortunate to have her! We look forward to having you on your next business trip to our area. 😀

Arkansas
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We stayed with Edith in early November as a jumping off place for making Talimena Drive to see the fall foliage. Everything about our stay was perfect! Edith made us most comfortable from the moment we arrived, even making our dinner reservations for us. As a self-professed foodie, I have to say breakfast was AMAZING! Could not have asked for...

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bear_mena, Owner at A Bear's Den B and B, responded to this review

ABears Den Was excited to see the review you posted! Hope we set the stage for your holidays to be great! We had customers during the holidays, but mostly family getting together. Of course having snow on Christmas Day was a real treat for all. It has been a long time maybe since 2000, since we had snow on Christmas!...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Beautiful Bed and Breakfast on park like acreage with lots of azalea gardens in Mena Arkansas, situated in the heart of the scenic Ouachita Mountains. A Bear's Den has a wonderful front and back porch with rockers and swings on both to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Comfortable rooms are tastefully decorated and include satellite TV and wireless internet service. Fax line available. Lots of coffee served as early as you would like. An inviting and delightful breakfast is served. A Bear's Den is ServSafe Certified by the National Restaurant Association. We can also help plan dinner reservations and/or an In-house massage by a professional masseuse. We can guide you in activities and sports available in the area. See you in Mena! ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Bear's Den B and B

Address: 2205 Church Ave, Mena, AR 71953-2605
Region: United States > Arkansas > Mena
Price Range: $161 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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