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21c Museum Hotel Bentonville, Arkansas

21c Museum Hotel Bentonville, Arkansas

21c Museum Hotel Bentonville is a luxury boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, and cultural civic center all-in-one. Boasting 104 rooms and over 12,000 square feet of exhibition and event space – open both to visitors and members – visitors and members can use its facilities alike.

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104 Guest Rooms and Suites

21c Museum Hotel offers 104 individually decorated guestrooms that all include flat-screen televisions and Malin + Goetz bath amenities, as well as high-speed internet access, minibars and espresso machines.

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Guests staying here can participate in guided museum tours led by the curator, or explore thought-provoking art galleries and installations open to the public. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Walmart Headquarters are just minutes away, while Scott Family Amazeum Children’s Museum and Arkansas Craft Center can also be reached quickly via short ride.

21c operates an impressive portfolio of chef-driven restaurants beyond its hotel portfolio, such as Proof on Main, Metropole and The Hive in Louisville; Counting House and Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge in Bentonville; Lockbox in Cincinnati and Garage Bar in Nashville.

21c specializes in designing hotels with distinctive cultural civic centers integrated into each hotel, which have become integral elements of its operations in recent years. Over this decade, five new 21c hotels have opened, with projects currently under development in Lexington; Durham; Nashville and Oklahoma City.

Counting House Restaurant

21c Museum Hotel Bentonville is a boutique hotel, contemporary art museum and cultural civic center all-in-one located on the town square just a short distance away from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Built from scratch to offer personal service with thoughtful amenities like high ceilings and large windows allowing plenty of natural light into spacious guest rooms and suites; custom-designed furniture from its boutique shop interior is equipped with luxurious beds, custom Malin + Goetz bath products for an unparalleled residential feel and can help provide restorative relief from its museum galleries!

The Counting House restaurant is an innovative space offering contemporary American fare with creative twists, plus cocktails. Boasting an ocean-fresh seafood-focused menu and offering local craft beers and an extensive bourbon selection – this casually elegant venue offers something different.

Art-minded boutique hotel group 21c has added their own adult-oriented twist to Christmas with the introduction of an adult-oriented holiday package. Guests can experience a festive stay thanks to this offer which features peppermint Malin+Goetz bath amenities, two hot chocolate cocktails spiked with bourbon, milk and cookies served at turndown time, “lump of coal” whiskey stones as well as an original artwork by Simon Johan of reindeers as art prints.

Executive Chef Stephanie Klos is at the helm of The Hotel’s acclaimed Counting House restaurant, known for its delicious local ingredients, bold flavors and playful execution – creating an accessible menu that honors Arkansas cuisine. Inspired by its historical building’s design features and architecture Counting House provides an elegant setting for dinners, drinks and other events.

The Hive Restaurant

21c Museum Hotels(r), established on the northeast corner of Bentonville’s town square and just steps away from Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are part boutique hotel, part contemporary art museum and cultural civic center. 

Boasting 104 guest rooms and suites designed with modern aesthetics – high ceilings and large windows; custom-designed furniture by acclaimed craftspeople, Malin+Goetz bath amenities, inviting beds – 21c is part of Louisville Kentucky-based 21c Museum Hotels(r). Awarded multiple awards over its years of existence due its combination of genuine hospitality combined with thoughtful design and culinary creativity.

Deborah Berke Partners have designed The Hive Restaurant to honor Arkansas’ unique culinary identity through refined country cuisine. Drawing its name from Gray & Dudley Company building’s former use as a wholesale hardware store, its dining room reflects place with emphasis placed upon local ingredients and producers.

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The Hive Bar & Lounge

Just minutes from Bentonville’s historic town square, guests are only steps away from incredible food, locally-owned boutiques, and southern charm. There is also plenty to do in Bentonville each week with events, live music performances, farmers markets and other festivities that take place regularly; just ask our friendly front desk team who are more than happy to point guests in the right direction!

Hotel guests can experience free and open art galleries daily; in addition, the hotel features 104 contemporary guest rooms and suites featuring high ceilings and large windows with custom designed furniture, flat screen TVs and Malin + Goetz bath amenities for an immersive museum experience with residential-like comfort – offering them a welcome home away from home experience.

21c Hospitality Management Company is an award-winning hospitality management firm, known for bridging museum and hotel experiences to create an unforgettable travel experience. Operating six museum hotels and seven restaurants nationwide, 21c recently was honored as Conde Nast Traveler’s Hotel of the Year; new locations such as 21c Nashville are set to open later in 2017.

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The Garage Bar

21c is a multi-venue hotel and museum that features contemporary art exhibitions, a restaurant, bar+lounge, historic properties collection, as well as a selection of historic properties. Established by Laura Lee Brown and Steve Wilson – contemporary art collectors as well as preservationists committed to revitalizing American downtowns – 21c was launched with support from Laura Lee Brown’s Fund for Downtown Revitalization (LLRD).

21c Museum Hotel is situated on the northeast corner of Bentonville town square, within walking distance to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Designed by Deborah Berke Partners, it features thought-provoking art galleries, an approachable dining experience at The Hive restaurant, and provides cultural programming to enhance its guests’ stay experience.

Guest rooms and suites feature a more subdued aesthetic highlighted by artistic accents like throw pillows depicting animal faces or bedside lamps with tree bark-inspired bases. All accommodations offer high ceilings, flat-screen TVs, custom designed furniture pieces from Malin + Goetz as well as Malin + Goetz bath amenities.

21c is thrilled to share that they have been honored as one of Travel + Leisure’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Award Hotels! This international survey recognizes the best hotels, islands, cities and more around the globe – so show your support by voting for one (or all six!) 21c locations under “Hotels”. Voting closes June 30th with rankings announced later in 2017.

Event Space

On the town square, this boutique hotel boasts an art-filled venue perfect for hosting your big day. The Main Gallery can hold up to 300 guests while Art Yard can be transformed to fit your smaller ceremony’s needs with high ceilings, motorized screens and extensive AV equipment – these spaces can all be tailored specifically to match your wedding vision!

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21c Museum Hotels is an award-winning hospitality company that brings contemporary art museums, boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants together into a seamless hospitality offering. Their inaugural property opened its doors on West Main Street in Louisville back in 2006 – rehabilitating 19th century warehouses into spaces that combine genuine hospitality, thoughtful design and culinary innovation. Today the 21c brand spans nine properties nationwide — in Louisville, Lexington, Durham Nashville & Bentonville among them!

21c Museum Hotels were honored with Travel + Leisure’s Global Vision Award in the Culture category in 2014. This prestigious honor recognizes hotels, tour operators and airlines that are changing the way people perceive the world; leading in sustainability, conservation, culture and community initiatives are recognized with this prize. 

21c was honored twice with this prestigious award; they have also garnered many other accolades throughout their history as an incredible accomplishment which we are excited to celebrate along with them! Please take a moment and vote for 21c on 10Best hotel rankings to show your support – thanks!


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