A Historic InnOverlooking the Campus Grounds

A beloved boutique hotel overlooking the lawn at Old Main, the Inn at Carnall Hall is a gracious hub of Southern hospitality on the campus of the University of Arkansas. Guests enjoy lazy afternoons sipping sweet tea on our wraparound porches, celebrate Razorback victories in the Lambeth Lounge, and relish award-winning cuisine at Ella’s Restaurant. Warm, refined, and intimate, the Inn at Carnall Hall is Fayetteville's favorite place for savored moments and cherished memories. 

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • On-site restaurant and lounge
  • Complimentary coffee service with light offerings
  • Indoor and outdoor event space
  • On campus location
  • Rooms and suites overlooking Old Main lawn
  • Access to University of Arkansas fitness center
  • Walking distance to Dickson Street and the Razorback Stadium

Our Heritage

A vibrant campus history

1905

Doors Open as Women’s Dorm

Carnall Hall opens as an all-girls' dormitory, the first in the state of Arkansas. It is named after Miss Ella Howison Carnall, a beloved English professor. 

1967

Opens as a Fraternity House

Carnall Hall becomes the fraternity home of Phi Gamma Delta for ten years, from 1967 until 1977.

1982

Joins the National Register

Carnall Hall is placed on the National Register for Historic Places, during which time it houses UofA offices and classrooms.

2001

Is Saved From Demolition

Thanks to the passionate efforts of the community and dedicated preservationists, Carnall Hall is saved through public/private partnerships. 

2003

Reopens as the Inn at Carnall Hall

A $6.3 million renovation is completed. Highlights include the restoration of the front porch and first-floor staircases. A year later, the  inn becomes a member of Historic Hotels of America. 

From the Kitchen

Gourmet dining at Ella’s Restaurant

Ella’s Restaurant serves contemporary Southern cooking in a relaxed setting. On Saturday and Sunday, don’t miss brunch - a hands-down favorite with guests and locals. 

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