A Historic Inn Overlooking the Campus Grounds

A beloved boutique hotel overlooking the Lawn of 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 Table. Warm, refined, and intimate, the Inn at Carnall Hall is Fayetteville's favorite place for savored moments and cherished memories. 


  • Onsite Restaurant & Lounge
  • Indoor & Outdoor Event Spaces
  • Located on Campus
  • Rooms & Suites Overlooking Old Main Lawn
  • Access to the University's Fitness Center
  • Walking Distance to Dickson Street and Razorback Stadium
  • Direct Access to Razorback Greenway
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Our New Look on Old Main

Redesigned to reflect the Inn’s historic past while incorporating modern elements of today's Fayetteville charm.

  • Upgraded all-purpose shared spaces
  • Updated lobby design
  • Fully renovated dining & bar experiences
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Our Heritage

A vibrant campus history


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. 


Opens as a Fraternity House

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


Joins the National Register

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


Is Saved From Demolition

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


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. 


Our Inn Reimagined

Incorporation of modern elements with the Inn's historic past. The Innredesigned lobby and social spaces, Ella's Table and Lambeth Lounge for an elevated dining & bar experience. 

From the Kitchen

Gourmet Dining at Ella’s Table

An easy and elegant fine dining experience, Ella’s Table offers contemporary Southern cooking in a lively and social setting. Romantic and refined, don’t miss the weekend brunch at Ella’s Table - a favorite with guests and locals.

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