Welcome to the Inn at Carnall Hall

Located on campus, our storied 49-room inn offers unmatched proximity to the University of Arkansas. Steeped in history, the Inn at Carnall Hall is a quintessential Fayetteville tradition. From our wrap-around porch, gaze out over the Old Main Lawn. Enjoy a glass of wine in the Lambeth Lounge and dine on Southern favorites at . Unwind in one of our spacious rooms and add your own story to our history.

Hotel Amenities

  • Complimentary Coffee Service with light offerings
  • Access to University of Arkansas state-of-the-art Fitness Facility
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel


Walk through the front doors at the Inn at Carnall Hall and step into a world of history and warm hospitality that has welcomed generations since it was first built in 1906. Named after Miss Ella Howison Carnall, the first woman professor at the university, Carnall Hall was once a women’s dormitory on campus. Since then it has served as offices, classrooms and even a fraternity house before closing in 1991. In 2003, Carnall Hall was transformed into a new home away from home, without losing any of its old-world charm.

Why Stay

Enjoy our Exclusive on Campus Location

We’re located right on campus, overlooking the lawn of Old Main and offering exclusive views of the University of Arkansas, ideal for parents, alumni and visitors to Fayetteville.


Bike the Trails Around Fayetteville

Northwest Arkansas offers scenic trails around town including Razorback Greenway, Lake Fayetteville, and the nearby Bentonville.


Walk to the
Entertainment District

Our exclusive campus location means you can walk (or bike) to Fayetteville’s buzzing art, entertainment and dining district centred on Dickson Street and Fayetteville Square.


historic charm, upscale comfort

Originally the first women’s dormitory on campus in 1905, each room at Inn at Carnall Hall offers something unique. Updated with upscale amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, our spacious guest rooms welcome guests with a sense of history and charm and many rooms offer enviable views of the Old Main Lawn.

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  • Free wi-fi and high-speed Internet access
  • Flat screen television
  • In-room coffee maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Premium Spa Therapy brand toiletries
  • An in-room desk
  • Free access to the University of Arkansas fitness facilities

An air of nostalgia

Plan a wedding imbued with elegance, charm, and timeless tradition on the grounds of the University of Arkansas. From intimate weddings to banquets for up to 250 guests, our indoor and outdoor venues the finest Southern hospitality, sumptuous cuisine and contemporary comfort in an iconic, historic setting.

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Meeting &

A meeting of great minds

Whether you're planning an executive retreat for 10 people or a conference of 100 guests, the Inn at Carnall Hall offers a collection of distinctive and comfortable meeting venues. From the lush outdoor beauty of the University of Arkansas’ Old Main Lawn to the fully tech-equipped Classroom, our versatile event spaces and seamless behind-the-scenes service promise a productive and memorable meeting.

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Savor the South at Ella’s Restaurant

Consistently rated one of the most romantic restaurants in Fayetteville, and winner in the best Brunch category, Ella’s Restaurant is renowned for exquisite food paired with an elegant ambiance. Menus change with the season, as the culinary team conjures up kicked-up southern classics like the Pan-Seared Pork Chop served with rhubarb compote and German Mousse Tart on a brownie crust topped with chantilly cream.


Mon - Fri: 6:30am – 10am
Sat & Sun: 7am - 10am

Mon-Fri: 11am – 2pm

Sat & Sun: 11am – 2pm

Tues - Sat: 5pm – 10pm
Sun & Mon: Closed for dinner

Experience Fayetteville

Artist, outdoor enthusiasts, sports fans and foodies all find something to love in Fayetteville. Brimming with art, culture, and innovative cuisine, Fayetteville's historic districts offer endless opportunities to explore while miles of nature trails, beautiful parklands and rivers beckon those in search of adventure.

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Toast to Travel

Toast to Travel

$25 Bar Credit

Cheers to fall travel with a $25 credit to our on-site bar, the Lambeth Lounge. Book through October to claim this offer that you'll want to celebrate all season long. 

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Blackout dates may apply. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Celebrate Romance Package

Celebrate Romance Package

Champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries & flowers

Enjoy a romantic retreat in the heart of Fayetteville at our historic on-campus inn. Allow us to treat you and your loved one with elegant champagne, decadent chocolate-covered strawberries and a beautiful bouquet of flowers in your room upon arrival. 

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Blackout dates may apply (10/20-10/21). Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with other offers.

Razorback Rate

Razorback Rate

15% off your stay

Begin your tour of the University of Arkansas from the best view in Fayetteville: the lush lawn of the Old Main. Enjoy 15% off your stay at the Inn at Carnall Hall between now and October 31st. Perfectly positioned on the cornerstone of campus, there is no better way to get to know your home away from home.

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Blackout dates may apply. Does not include University of Arkansas home football games. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with other offers.