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“Highly recommend Mr. Bob's Fantasy Island!!!”
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Very good
14 reviews
view from patio
visitors, 8-18-13 Katie Mayer & family from Texas
cooking ribs & beans on the island
Cooking on the fire pit
A view everywhere you look
view from swim dock to the island
Sun Tracker party barge, Signature Series, purchased July, 201`3
view for swim dock
paddleboats, no charg
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Hot Springs, Arkansas

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Very good - based on 14 reviews
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Coushatta, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Highly recommend Mr. Bob's Fantasy Island!!!”
Reviewed 9 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
3
people found this review helpful

From start to finish, our time spent there was 10 out of 10. There is really nothing that could be improved upon. You can tell he has put a lot of time into making sure his guest are comfortable and have everything they need... and then some..... to make their time spent there relaxing and enjoyable. He had everything there we could have possibly needed. Furthermore, as we were arriving later than previously planned, upon notifying him, we were told," the heat was on for you, house unlocked and key on table and he would see us in the morning". It felt as though we were there visiting family. I guess I should mention that the beds were comfortable,plenty of towels, etc., kitchen well stocked for those that want to cook, everything clean and fresh, and he is just the nicest man you would ever want to meet...I cannot imagine staying anywhere other than Fantasy Island when we visit Hot Springs.

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Liked best: It was really very private and relaxing.
Liked least: You are a few minutes away from shopping and restaurants...like 15 or so
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Stacy R
Plano, Texas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantasy Island made for the perfect weekend!”
Reviewed 22 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
5
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We were in Hot Spring for a family reunion - myself, my husband, older son, preteen daughter and her friend. Fantasy Island was the perfect place to stay and was enjoyed by all! Beautiful property! We took advantage of the volleyball court, the paddle boats, the fire pit on the island and the boat for a day of tubing and fun on the lake. We had several family reunion activities that took us away from the house, but we could have spent the entire weekend right there and had a great time! Bob and his wife are wonderful hosts and they did everything they could to make sure we were comfortable. And they had great recommendations for places to go in town and good places to eat. We will absolutely be back again with many more friends in tow!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jeremy C
Huntington, West Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great get away for families with kids!”
Reviewed 7 January 2015 for a stay in November 2014
4
people found this review helpful

Great place for up to family of 5 to get away from it all. We were able to play volleyball, kickball, and fish. We rented his boat and had lots of fun! We used the firepit and roasted s'mores and dinner. The place has really nice bathrooms and a nice overall feel. We plan on going back in the summer.

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Mariekaus...
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Not clean”
Reviewed 4 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
10
people found this review helpful

Did not realize this rental was part of the owners home. We could hear the owners walk and sneeze upstairs. They charge a $60 cleaning fee yet the place was dirty on arrival. Black mold all in shower, someone's dirty socks and other trash under couch. Bed mattress old and
uncomfortable. Added a second bathroom(one w mold) and couldn't use because of the horrible smell. The cabinet doors in kitchen had spills that were never wiped clean. Bathroom door looked like someone poured a coke down it and never wiped clean. not enough seating in living area. The man is nice but def needs a thorough cleaning, fresh paint, and a few better furniture pieces. The outside is nice and directly on lake. Overall, unsatisfied with stay, felt like I needed a good bath and couldn't wait to get home!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Sally W
Jena, Louisiana, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful place but air conditioner mysteriously goes off at night..then hot!”
Reviewed 6 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
11
people found this review helpful

The place was nice, but you are actually staying downstairs with the owner upstairs. The bedrooms have no windows or ceiling fans. The air conditioning mysteriously goes off (breaker in owners control) at night. It runs about 2 hours and then you do not have any a/c until about 8 pm at night and is off the rest of the night. You have to rent the party barge and paddle boats. It's seems to be all about the money! Will not stay there again.

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Liked best: Could have our dog with us.
Liked least: Felt creepy like they were watching all the time.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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