Lodging for the Grassroots Radio Conference is officially provided by the historic Springs Hotel & Spa located in the heart of downtown Hot Springs. GRC workshops and registration will be held in the hotel conference room. Other GRC venues are in walking distance.
This quaint hotel offers free wifi, free parking, smoking rooms, a pool, and an attached spa.
The Springs Hotel is pet friendly. A $25 non-refundable pet deposit is required, animals must be under 25 pounds, limit two.
You can register your room by calling the hotel directly at (501) 624-5521. Be sure to mention "Grassroots" to receive a special rate of $55 per night.
There are accommodations for every price range and preference including campgrounds and RV parks, couch surfing, and private home rentals. Below are a couple options or click here for a more comprehensive list.
A short drive from downtown, (and a very nice hike that lands you behind bathhouse row in downtown, about 45 minutes), Gulpha Gorge offers spots for tents & RVs
- $30 per night for tents
- $30 per night with full hookups for 30 & 50 amps
- NO SHOWERS!!!!
Sites are available on a first come first serve basis, and reservations cannot be made.
305 Gorge Rd. off of US HWY 70B.
About 10 min. from downtown, the local KOA offers spots for tents and RVs along with cabin rentals. Prices vary depending on number of campers, RV size, and length of stay. They offer several amenities including 50 amp hookup, wi-fi, mini golf, and fishing.
838 McClendon Rd.
A personal favorite, but you'll need a car, it is a 27 minute drive from the station.
Beautiful Ouachita State Park is located at:
5451 Mountain Pine Road
Mountain Pine, AR 71956
Vacation Rental Properties
If you prefer a more homey atmosphere Hot Springs offers several vacation home rentals. Vacation rental properties act as your home away from home, and are ideal for families attending the conference. These rental properties are unique private getaways the whole family can enjoy.
Here are links to view local rentals in private homes:
Or, if all of these options are too fancy, you can surf on a couch!! https://www.couchsurfing.com