The newly renovated Best Western Aspen Hotel located just off I-540 in Fort Smith is both conveniently and centrally located. The Fort Smith Regional Airport is only minutes away. You are also within walking distance of some popular national chain restaurants. If you wake up hungry, then we have your late night snack needs covered with our new marketplace.
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Make use of our seasonal outdoor pool and all year indoor fitness center. Wi-Fi and extended cable are free in rooms and in our lobby.
Our pet friendly and non-smoking hotel will also offer you customer service that will keep you coming back for all your future trips through the area.
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Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.
Hotel location and the surrounding area
I stay at a best western in ohio and Arkansas both places were top of the line. When I need to go to anymore trips I will be staying at a best western I am very pleased with all the services they...
I struggle when I write a review when the experience just isn't up to par. I am tempering what I say so my miserable drive doesn't influence the outcome. I have waited a few weeks in order to...
By Nick R
Kennesaw, Georgia on 10-Dec-2019
...lack of training or maybe it was failing to properly empower employees. In any case it was my worst experience with a hotel in over 20 years.
My wife & I checked into the BW Aspen on Friday...
Monroe, Louisiana on 28-Oct-2019
They did not replenish the breakfast foods and when we asked the lady made excuses. Several people were complaining and she brought out a couple more biscuits, but didn’t replenish the eggs or toast...
By Gale M
First of all you get a good price and without our experience I would have rated the hotel higher.
We were checked in by a friendly and courteous lady. When we got into our room there was a cart from...
Late check out, upon request, a noon checkout is available at no additional charge
Cable or satellite television. Extended cable with HBO® in rooms and lobby
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, 24 hours, printing is free, copies and faxes will incur a fee
Audio/visual equipment, available
Meeting room. We have a beautiful 1,000 square foot meeting room. The room seats up to 55 people. Tables and chairs are included in the price of the room rental. Limited audio visual services are available at an additional fee.
Convenience store/Sundry. Our Marketplace will cover your beverage and snacks needs
Physically challenged facilities, pool lift available
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
Ice/vending machines Ice machines onsite but vending is covered in our marketplace.
Free parking, 24 hours
Outdoor parking, 24 hours, free
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Cable or satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station
AM/FM alarm clock
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access, wireless access.
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Bathroom phone available Accessible rooms only
Sofabed available. All suites offer a sleeper sofa in the living area.
Spa available. Our Presidential Suite offers a whirlpool tub for 2 persons.
Adjoining rooms available
Fireplace available. Our Presidential Suite offers a gas fireplace for your viewing pleasure.
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
Bathtub seat available
Wheelchair accessible available
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Safety bar in shower available
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
1 block(s) from Mercy Hospital
1 block(s) from Cooper Clinic
.5 mile(s) from ABF
1.5 mile(s) from 188th Air National Guard
3.5 mile(s) from Parrot Island Water Park, located at Ben Geren Park with acres of fun for the whole family!
4.6 mile(s) from Fort Smith Little Theater, Arkansas’ oldest continuously running all-volunteer community theatre. Established in 1947, the Fort Smith Little Theatre has been entertaining crowds for over 60 years. If you’re looking for something to do in Fort Smith, consider a night out with FSLT.
5.3 mile(s) from Monkey House. Welcome to The Monkey House! We are located at 5504 Wheeler Ave in Fort Smith, AR, about two blocks north of Baldor Electric. We welcome kids of all ages to come play with their parents and friends on seven of the most awesome inflatable bouncers in the industry!! We offer a light concession available for your enjoyment including canned Coke products, bottled water, Kool-Aide Jammers, as well as chips and various candy bars to snack. If you would like to stay for lunch or dinner, just let us know, we have partnered up with Geno's Pizza and we would be more than happy to order you one of the areas best pizza's so you can sit back and watch the ball game on our 55-inch television or take advantage of our free Wi-Fi while your kids play!
4.9 mile(s) from Fort Smith National Historic Site. Discover the Past. From the establishment of the first Fort Smith on December 25, 1817, to the final days of Judge Isaac C. Parker's jurisdiction over Indian Territory in 1896, Fort Smith National Historic Site preserves almost 80 years of history. Explore life on the edge of Indian Territory through the stories of soldiers, the Trail of Tears, dangerous outlaws, and the brave lawmen who pursued them.
5.2 mile(s) from River Valley Nature Center. The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center sits on 170 acres of land in Fort Smith that were previously part of Fort Chaffee. The building overlooks Wells Lake, a popular local fishing and picnicking destination! Built in the fertile Arkansas River Valley, the center focuses on the wide variety of animals and birds that call the area home. In addition to resident Canada geese and small mammals and turtles calling the center home, many colorful songbirds stop by on their journeys to and from wintering grounds farther south. While many visitors come to the center for the interesting exhibits inside, just as many find the trails, native plants on the grounds and canoeing or fishing in the lake just as enjoyable.
3.8 mile(s) from Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. RAM originated in 1948 under the Arkansas Association of University Women. In 1951 the Associated Artists of Fort Smith evolved and began exhibiting art and holding classes in various locations throughout Fort Smith. In 1960 an old Victorian home was purchased, and in 1968 the Fort Smith Art Center was incorporated. The Art Center offered a valuable service for local and regional artists by offering valuable space for its artists for five decades.
7.7 mile(s) from Choctaw Hotel-Casino. Luxury hotel offering landscaped pools, five
eateries, a Gilley's western nightclub & a full casino.
Adjacent to Chili's®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Outback Steakhouse®, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Across the street from Chick-fil-A®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
6 block(s) from Red Lobster®, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.6 mile(s) from Olive Garden®, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.6 mile(s) from Panera Bread®, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1.3 mile(s) from Fuji Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: dinner,
1.3 mile(s) from Golden Corral®, Buffet, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
.5 mile(s) from TGI Friday's®, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.5 mile(s) from Logan's Roadhouse®, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner,
.8 mile(s) from IHOP®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
2 mile(s) from Calico County®, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
.5 mile(s) from Lin's Garden, Buffet, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
2.2 mile(s) from UAFS, Each semester, more than 7,100 students begin their future at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. Established as a junior college with 34 students in 1928, the university expanded in size and vision over the years, finally taking on its current name and identity as a premier regional university when it joined the University of Arkansas System in 2002.
3.6 mile(s) from Fort Smith Adult Education, The Arkansas Department of Career Education (ACE) has the mission of providing leadership and contributing resources to serve the diverse and changing career educational needs of Arkansas youth, adults, and persons living with disabilities.
As part of the mission, ACE oversees career and technical education programs in the secondary schools, secondary area career centers, adult and youth apprenticeship programs, two postsecondary technical institutes and the vocational technical school within
1.1 mile(s) from Sylvan Learning Center, We’re Sylvan Learning of Fort Smith. Our tutors in Fort Smith, AR use a personal approach and interactive technology to help kids learn math, reading, writing and more—turning B's into A's and frustration into confidence! Learn why families choose Sylvan Learning of Fort Smith for tutoring.
1.7 mile(s) from PRN, Our speciality includes the placement of doctors, PAs, NPs, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, lab and x-ray techs, and all other disciplines of medical personnel in hospitals, clinics, industries and facilities in Northwest Arkansas, Eastern Oklahoma, and nationwide.
186 mile(s) from Oklahoma City, OK
121 mile(s) from Tulsa, OK
58.1 mile(s) from Fayetteville
8 mile(s) from Van Buren
291 mile(s) from Kansas City, MO
160 mile(s) from Little Rock
287 mile(s) from Memphis, TN
177 mile(s) from Texarkana
4 mile(s) from Ben Geren Park, with over 1300 acres, Ben Geren Regional Park is the largest county park in the state of Arkansas, possibly in the nation! There is an extraordinary mixture of sports facilities, backwoods hiking/biking, walking trails, picnic facilities,
water park,and just plain open space to relax.
3 mile(s) from Creekmore Park, offers tennis courts, public pool, a mixture of play areas for children, a train ride around the park and a putt putt golf course. All but the play areas and tennis court are seasonal.
5 mile(s) from The Park at West End, is a pocket park of concentrated vintage charm on the west end of historic Garrison Avenue in downtown Fort Smith. An iconic 56-foot Ferris wheel that was featured in the 1935 World's Fair offers an unparalleled view of down-town Fort Smith, the Fort Smith National Historic Site, and the Arkansas River. The park's carousel,
built and hand-painted in Treviso, Italy brings old-fashioned joy to riders of all ages. A covered arcade provides entertainment.
1.2 mile(s) from Central Mall. Looking for a unique shopping experience with more than 20 shopping destinations including Target, Best Buy, Michaels, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and more? Than look no further than Fort Smith Pavilion. Fort Smith Pavilion also has several delicious dining destinations including Cheddar’s, Cherry Berry, and more. We are located along I-540 near the Fort Smith Regional Airport. Come experience get shopping, dining and services in the heart of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
2.5 mile(s) from The Pavilion
6.4 mile(s) from Remember When Antique Mall
282 mile(s) from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport