Willowbrook Cottage & Cabins
Willowbrook Cottage and Mena Cabins
 a lovely place to stay, in the heart of the Ouachita Mountains, near Mena, Arkansas

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Get a Free night* if you book online and use promo code FREE NIGHT! 
 
*Reserve at least 3 nights, pay for only 2!   One free night per stay.  Use promo code  FREE NIGHT,  good only when booking online, at time reservation is made.     

      
Get away to a cottage that is like a Thomas Kinkade painting, or a cozy little cabin-- a relaxing retreat at beautiful Willowbrook Cottage, the Nest,  or a cozy cabin.

Surround yourself with the natural beauty of the Ouachita Mountains near Mena, Arkansas, while enjoying the hospitality and amenities of
a charming English cottage 
or one of our family-friendly cabins!.

  It's a country retreatwith all the comforts of home.   

where you can have a lovely, peaceful stay!   

 

 

"Wow!  What a lovely, peaceful little preview of heaven!  We only hope we can stay longer next time, a week wasnít long enough!"   V. & C. H., Oklahoma   

 

Never again settle for a motel when you can rent an amazing hide-away cottage or private cabin when coming to the Mena area!

 Rent by the night or by the week!  Just 3 miles to Mena, paved road.  

Best prices, best location!   One free night! Kids and extra people stay free at the cabins (no children at Willowbrook)!

  

 

From our cabins, you can ride the beautiful scenic Polk Road 402 in the National Forest. ( 402 and 629 can take you to Wolf Pen Gap--sometimes it is closed if washed out--check with Forest Service.)   Map and directions to Wolfpen Gap from our cabins

 


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Willowbrook Cottage


  $175/night,  peak months and holidays; 

plus free night!


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Woodhaven Cabin
  $150/night, peak months and holidays

 Plus FREE night!

Optional camper spot next to Woodhaven, no hook-ups,  good only as add-on to Woodhaven reservations --  $40/night


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Sunnybrook
 Cabin

 
$115/night, peak months and holidays;
 
Plus FREE night!


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The Nest
$160/night, peak & holidays;
Plus FREE night!

 

 

 

 

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ADD our promo code FREE NIGHT
 when booking online: stay at least 2 nights, add one free night. One free night per stay. 

Kids stay FREE at the cabins (no kids at Willowbrook or the Nest) and extra people stay FREE!  (no promo code needed--the booking program will automatically not charge extra!) 

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Photos of Wolf Pen Gap Trail, Mena

Wolf Pen Gap has lots of outdoor fun--and there is a "back way" to get there from our cabins, if you want a great ride.

Photos of Arkansas River Valley Visitor Center, Mena

Scenic hills and clear streams abound in easy drive from the cabins.

 

Happy Grampa making memories with baby Daisy on the Mountain Glory Railroad up on Rich Mountain, just 15 minutes' drive up the beautiful Talimena Scenice Drive.

Talimena Scenic Drive

Glorious autumn is unsurpassed in our Ouachita Mountains--our perfect fall weather and colorful foliage are great for rides, hikes, bikes, picnics--anything out of doors!

 

       

Photos of Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena

Every season is great on the Mountain Glory Railroad--make memories for your kiddos

(Your Willowbrook Innkeeper, Carolyn MacMahon, painted the sign for the Mountain Glory Railroad, and her art hangs in the cabins)

There is always room for ice cream up on Rich Mountain!

Mena, Arkansas, is a charming, safe, old-fashioned southwestern town, with "Mayberry" style Main Street stores, antique shops, local crafts, art gallery, live theater, depot museum, good restaurants, and friendly folks!

       

                       

Mena, Arkansas!    The center of  so much outdoor fun and unspoiled beauty that you won't want to leave! 
 
Our cabins are private but not remote, quiet but easily accessible; totally unforgettable! 

We have four unique vacation rentals,  just 3 miles from the safe and relaxing "Mayberry" type town of Mena, Arkansas--choose your favorite, and start making some memories: scroll to the bottom to see all four.

There are links at the top of this page and at the bottom that takes you to amenities and MORE photos of each. 

Property # 1:  Our first, roomiest and best: imagine yourself at our premium cottage:

Willowbrook Cottage 
A storybook cottage, nestled in the hills just 3 miles from
Mena, Arkansas, surrounded by flower gardens--ideal for one or two couples.  Honeymooners love this one!

"This is every artistís and authorís dream come true!  The natural beauty that surrounds you stirs up countless emotions and inspires wonderful creativity.  Itís the perfect place to escape to from the stress of daily life.  This cozy and quaint cottage offers a tranquil environment with all the comforts of home." -- C.N., Texas
                    


 


The magic begins at the gate!
You won't believe it when you drive up! 

 Jacuzzi bathtub and stone fireplace!

 There are 2 queen-size bedrooms, 2 full baths, both with tubs and showers.  Ideal for one couple for romantic hide-away, but room for 2 couples if you like!  

Your own hide-away

Hide away in this amazingly charming stone cottage, or sit in the loveseat swing by the bubbling brook and waterfall!   Forget the stress of your everyday world for a few days!  



The waterfall behind Willowbrook, early summer.

 

Stream and waterfall just outside your door!

Curl up in the knotty-pine living room with original stone fireplace fitted with realistic gas logs, and watch a movie or read a book, or enjoy cable tv. Set a table in the Victorian dining room, or eat casually in the wonderful garden room with a view of the stream and waterfall.

 

       

The garden outside the garden room

Fully equipped kitchen

The fully equipped but original old-fashioned kitchen (with full-size fridge/freezer, stove, dishwasher, all linens, dishes, pots and pans) adjoins a delightful garden room with view of gardens and stream with waterfall. Or you can cook outside on the charcoal BBQ grill. 

 

Your own private grounds, not shared.  Willowbrook is the main part of the large stone manor house, includes the stream and main flower gardens, and is separated from "The Nest," a unit that is in a formerly unused wing of the cottage with its own entrance and its own private garden, so both have complete privacy.

There is free wireless Internet and cable TV, if you have to keep in touch with the real world, but you won't want to tear yourself away from just relaxing at this wonderful cottage.

 


The Garden Room

"Dreams come true at Willowbrook Cottage"  

"Basing our entire trip off the Internet--we were a little nervous and not quite sure what to expect.  I cannot tell you how pleased we have all been.  If you could have only seen us when we first arrived!!!! We were like children at Christmas--our eyes all aglow, running from room to room, each of us saying, 'Look here!'  'Oh my gosh!'  We took lots of pictures and made wonderful memories.  You have a wonderful touch.  Thank you for all your extras!"    J and S B, Claremore, OK/

Four lovely seasons at Willowbrook!

In the spring, starting February, the flower gardens and grounds give you delightful privacy and enchantment.  Fall and winter bring their own joys with the fall leaves and crisp air, with pretty places to walk. 

 

 "Dreams DO come true! 

 This was the perfect get  away!  When I saw the pictures I was thinking this place looked too good to be true. It was absolutely perfect! I enjoyed the waterfall and the babbling brook. This was just perfect.  Gorgeous! I'm telling all of my friends to GO!!"  -- L.S., Austin, TX 

Willowbrook Rose Room

Like stepping into a Thomas Kinkade painting!

"This 100 year old cottage is so beautiful it's like escaping into a Thomas Kinkade painting. Very quiet, peaceful and serene. The guys liked it as well. If you're looking for somewhere to escape the everyday rat race. This is the place to come and renew your spirit and soul. We will definately be back." -- J.S., Kilgore, Tx

"Never have we stayed in a place so serene.

 "It's the place of my dreams.  The ivy-covered cottage, the birds singing, running brook, the flowers.  a little wonderland I thought I would never be able to experience....I will always remember this place," L.B., Shreveport, of willowbrook cottage

 

You won't find a better place to stay in or around Mena!  Willowbrook Cottage is a real one-of-a-kind hide-away, one that will make lasting memories.  Ideal for 2 people, but with two bedrooms, 4 can stay comfortably.  If a third couple wants to stay, they can rent their own one-bedroom cozy "Nest," a separate unit recently added in an un-used wing of the Willowbrook Cottage stone manor house: 

Willowbrook Cottage rates:  
Regular rate $175 night  -  Sleeps 4*   

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If you have a promo code,  enter it on the first reservations page when you make a reservation at our secure page; click the button below: 

For Willowbrook Cottage:

Enter your birthday and anniversary when you book online, and we will send you a valuable coupon on your next stay!

You can check availability or instantly and securely reserve a date online 24/7

 Any questions? Check our Frequently Asked Questions FAQ, or for a fast reply, email carolyn@willowbrookcottage.com

   

Want to really say "I love you?"  We can have a dozen roses, your choice of color, set up at your cottage or cabin!  Just $75--you can easily add them to your online booking, by choosing "Roses" on the "specials" tab on the online booking center. 

 

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Property #2, the Nest, is just as magical as Willowbrook cottage, but smaller, and just right for 2 people (or more with futon):

The Nest    
 

   The Nest: English cottage charm

   Private deck in the treetops

  Delightful sunroom

Private Prayer Garden at The Nest

Sun-filled entry of the Nest

  Charming, ideal for two; makes a wonderful honeymoon getaway!

ďCelebrating 30 yrs of marriage and 25 yrs of ministry, we were looking for a place to get away, to slow down, to be quiet.  It is always a risk when looking onlineówill it really be the way it is pictured?  This was exactly what we were looking for and more.  Beautiful and serene."....                --Dean & Marcia

You won't believe this darling "Nest" with its 2nd story balcony up in the treetops and its loft bedroom with Queen size bed and its own little jacuzzi bathtub tucked up under the eaves. Real privacy and escape from the rat-race are yours at this English- style cottage. Recently renovated unused wing of the large stone manor house that includes Willowbrook Cottage, this cozy retreat has its own private garden, and is very private, separate from Willowbrook Cottage.  Heat and air.  Cable TV, Internet. No pets, no children, no smoking.

Downstairs you can totally relax in recliners in your own little "library" where you can enjoy free wireless Internet,  cable tv,  a futon, an assortment of videos, or the extensive book library. 

There is a sunroom with loveseat and table, and a new little "English" style kitchen.

Outside is a private "Prayer Garden," with a wildwood stream and hillside being your own view. 

 

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The Nest   Regular rate $160 per night  --  

FREE night any time!   Stay at least 2 nights, add one free  night. One free night per stay.  Use promo code FREE NIGHT   good only when booking online, at time reservation is made.  

You can check availability or instantly and securely reserve a date online 24/7. 

Be sure to enter any promo code when booking on our secure page:

For the Nest:

Enter your birthday and anniversary when you book online, and we will send you a valuable coupon on your next stay!

You can check availability or instantly and securely reserve a date online 24/7

 Any questions? Check our Frequently Asked Questions FAQ, or for a fast reply, email carolyn@willowbrookcottage.com

   

 

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Property #3: If you prefer a cozy woods cabin, look at this cabin below:

Smaller than Willowbrook, and on its own private setting among trees, Woodhaven is our midsize 1000 square foot cabin--a great little hideaway:

Woodhaven Cabin  
A private and cozy western cedar cabin near the National Forest with optional camper spot  (no hookups)!

Kids and extra guests stay FREE ! and get a third night FREE !    

Five Star ***** review at FindBedandBreakfast.com!
"What a lovely respite from the world! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.   Early morning coffee on the deck and late afternoons watching the butterflies and the hummingbird moths flit from stem to stem were particularly enjoyable."  B & T, Lafayette, LA


"Beds were awesome....loved our stay!  It's hard to find cabins that allow children and we are grateful for this one.  Loved our Stay!"  Z. and C.

 
Early spring at Woodhaven Cabin
                    
Jetted garden tub

     
Trees beside the cabin

      Fireplace and comfy seating

 

Large Jacuzzi bathtub and fireplace! Hide away from the world in this private western cedar cabin--yet you are only 3 miles from Mena on a good paved road.  You will feel refreshed as you take your morning coffee out on the deck or on the screen porch, listen to the birds.  You might even get to see some wildlife from the National Forest.

"We celebrated our 4th anniversary here; we had a wonderful holiday here.  The cabin is all that we expected and MORE.  I would certainly recommend it to my friends and family.  Mena is the best cozy town i have seen."  J and S, Irving, TX

A pillow-top canopy queen bed awaits you after you soak in the two-person garden bathtub!  Romantic and memorable will be your getaway at Woodhaven Cabin.  

There is an upstairs with two single beds if more than two people are staying; in fact, if you want to bring the family, children will love the large collection of teddy bears that they can play with in the loft.  There  is a nice wide and easily-accessed stairway.

The kitchen has dishes and utensils, and includes a 4-burner glass cooktop and full-size fridge/freezer.  Outside in the clearing in the woods is a little BBQ grill and picnic table, in case you want to cook out.  You can enjoy walks into the National Forest just beyond the cabin, and then come back and snuggle by the fireplace and watch a movie or read a book from our selection.  Free Internet.

Carpeting, heat and air make the cabin enjoyable year-round.  Springtime brings bulbs and early flowers, and summer you will love watching the butterflies in the wildflower gardens front and back of the cabin.  Fall wraps colorful foliage around the cabin, and winter just makes it all the more cozy, sometimes with a dusting of snow.

No pets,  No-smoking cabin.

There is no cable TV at this cabin. (Many of our guests say they enjoyed spending more time connecting without interference of TV.  However, if TV is important for you, consider reserving Willowbrook or the Nest which have cable).

"I just wanted you to know what a wonderful time that my friends and I had at your cabin.  It was very special. I recently graduated college and this trip was something that my parents wanted to give me as part of my graduation present.  Mena is a beautiful little town. The teddy bears in the cabin were cute and the cabin was so clean. We appreciate the hospitality and hope to come back sometime in the future."               E.W., Shreveport, LA    January, 2011

Woodhaven Cabin - sleeps 4 or more*Regular rate $150

*If you have kids or more persons who want to sleep on sofas or bring sleeping bags and sleep on the floor, you can sleep 6.  

While some cabins quote for double occupancy and then charge for additional persons, at Woodhaven Cabin, Kids and extra guests stay FREE!  

Additional Camping spot add-on to Woodhaven reservation:$40/night  (no hook-ups or dumps)  When booking online, choose  "Camper Spot" under "specials/packages"

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Cabin #4, a fun and great value cabin that won't break the budget:

Sunnybrook Cabin  
a cozy log-sided cabin, shady lot with privacy fence and bubbling brook

Kids and extra guests stay free at Sunnybrook Cabin!

"What a wonderful area!  The views, trees and even the scents, make me want to return!  We love this cabin.  It is the perfect size and has everything you could possibly need.  Thank you for all the perfect little details.  Nice to be in the mountains but not too far from Walmart!"  R.B. and R. T.


Sunnybrook-- not secluded, but private


 Stream and wooded hillside behind cabin

Sleeping loft,  patio door view of hillside

Cozy living room


Queen bed on ground floor--Sealy Posturpedic

 

 

 
Relax in recliner in little living room   


Deck and creek


Wooded view from front of cabin

  Sunnybrook Cabin     Regular rate $115 per night - sleeps 6* 
 

FREE NIGHT ANYTIME! Stay at least 2 nights, add one FREE night. One free night per stay.   .  Use promo code FREE NIGHT   good only when booking online, at time reservation is made.  

 At Sunnybrook Cabin, kids and extra guests stay FREE!  We do not charge for kids or extra persons!!!!  The price quoted is the price you get!   If the cabin you choose says it sleeps 6, you can bring 6 people, and we won't charge extra like most cabins!  

*If you have kids or more persons who want to sleep on sofa or bring sleeping bags and sleep on the floor, you can sleep more.  If you want to bring more than 6 people, make special arrangements with Carolyn at 479 883-5942--no more charge, but she will make arrangements for more linens, etc.
 

No pets,  Non-smoking cabin.

There is no cable TV at this cabin. (Many of our guests say they enjoyed spending more time connecting without interference of TV.  However, if TV is important for you, consider reserving Willowbrook or the Nest

 

         Click here for More Sunnybrook Cabin amenities, photos and information

If you have a promo code, be sure to enter it when booking at our secure page (click button below):

For Sunnybrook  Cabin:

Enter your birthday and anniversary when you book online, and we will send you a valuable coupon on your next stay!

You can check availability or instantly and securely reserve a date online 24/7

 Any questions? Check our Frequently Asked Questions FAQ, or for a fast reply, email carolyn@willowbrookcottage.com

   

 


Just 10  minutes to ATV trails, 10 minutes to Queen Wilhelmina Lodge and park, 35 minutes to the Cossatot State Park, 45 minutes to Lake Ouachita, 1 hr. 20 min to Hot Springs, 1 hour to Diamond St
ate Park

We can have a dozen roses, your choice of color, set up at your cottage or cabin!  Just $75--you can easily add them to your online booking, by choosing "Roses" on the "specials" tab on the online booking center:

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