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Janssen Park Place B&B

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Tishomingo, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent property!!! From the booking process to the checking out process, it is a great place to stay. We couldn't stay upstairs in the main house because of a physical ability restraint in one of our couples, so they accommodated us in The Rectory (an off property house). What a neat place. The food was great. And, Cool, their red...

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are glad you liked the accommodations and the poodle entertainment at breakfast. He still is NOT supposed to be in the dining room while people are eating, but we are glad you didn't mind that he forgot his manners. Thanks for staying with us and we hope to see you again soon. Jolynn (not the...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming owners were helpful with sightseeing directions and shopping. They served an awesome gourmet breakfast and helped with recommendations for restaurants for dinner. Mena is a small, quaint town of 5000 people, the end of the popular Talimena trail.

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Dear 555daleh, I loved your picture of our place. I would like to post it on your website with your permission. Thank you for taking time to write the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Jolynn Vacca

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little B&B is a hidden gem in Mena, AR near the gateway to the Talimena Scenic Byway. The hosts, John and Jolyn, go out of their way to make your stay warm and welcoming. The gourmet breakfast is to die for. Be sure to ask for John's Dutch Baby (a gourmet German pancake). I highly recommend this B&B and...

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

James, Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay. No need to wait until next autumn for your next Dutch Baby -- we serve the babies year around! Hope to see you again when you come through Arkansas. Thanks, Jolynn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful place! We were made to fill at home the minute we walked in the door. Some of the friendliest hosts we've met on our travels. Bedding was awesome and breakfast was delicious! If traveling as a couple or alone you will feel so safe. Just had a wonderful time!

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Ginger, Thanks for taking time to write a review for us. We are very happy that you liked our place and we hope you come again soon. The leaves have finally begun to get some color but it will get cold and windy this week so they will hit the ground. Maybe next year will be back to normal. Jolynn

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in the cottage and had everything we needed. It was like being home only better. Wonderful breakfast, very clean, the hosts were extremely gracious. We really enjoyed our stay very much! We had a lovely park across the street and a comfortable porch to sit on and look at the park. We would definitely return.

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Dear Vicky W. WOW, we are your very first review. Thanks for the great compliment. We are glad you decided to stay with us and that you enjoyed your visit. The Ft. Worth Cottage is our most popular room. We are looking forward to seeing you again. Jolynn

Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was my first B&B experience, but I've traveled before -- and let me tell you: You're not going to find a better value in southeastern Oklahoma / southwestern Arkansas. Janssen Park Place B&B was affordable, comfortable and quiet, and the breakfast was second-to-NONE. Couple of things to ask for: 1) The special, fresh 3-fruit juice and 2) The spicy...

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Ryan, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here. It was fun to try to surprise Kristi for you. Thanks for taking time to write a TripAdvisor review. I will be sure to keep plenty of juice and jelly on hand so that your friends won't be disappointed. We hope to see you again! Jolynn Janssen Park Place

Richardson, Texas
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The service was outstanding. The owners helped in everyway possible to make our stay comfortable. Our room was spacious and the bathroom compact. The breakfast was great (more food than I needed but I could have stopped early). The B & B was located across the street from a cute park that made for a nice walk. The owners gave...

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johnvacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Dear KMurray, Thanks for taking time to write a review for us. We enjoyed meeting Missy's family even though the circumstances were not ideal. Don't hesitate to call for recommendations for various trades or handyman types if you come back to help with her house. Regards, Jolynn Vacca

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We returned to Janssen Park again because of the good experience the first time and once again we had another great visit. Our hosts welcomed us into their lovely home and lead us upstairs to a room overlooking the adjacent park. Again spotlessly clean with own bathroom and all the necessities. We were directed to restaurants close by. Breakfast was...

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Dear Fentons, It was lovely to see you again. One of my favorite parts of your visit was at breakfast when you were surrounded by guests from Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas and someone asked which guests had stayed here before...You guessed it! - the guests from Down Under were our only return customers. I hope your tour of the US...

Reviewed 23 September 2016

10 out of 5 stars. My wife and I stayed in the Janssen Park Place B&B over the Labor Day weekend. What nice owners - awesome and spotless accommodations. Jolynn and John were superb hosts going out of their way to make us feel welcome. Breakfast was absolutely delicious, the surroundings awesome, their recommendations on local spots even more outstanding....

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Thomas, You are our very first 10 star review! Thanks so much. It is guests like you that will have us doing this into our eighties. You and Blanca certainly added to the international flair that weekend. John has filled out the ad information for the GWRA so we will start seeing some of your friends when he gets it...

Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The Janseen Park Place is amazing, the total experience is 5 Star!! The Vacca's are the perfect host. The breakfast was superb!!! My 1st B&B has me hooked. The cottage was private and comfortable and like home. I'm ready to go plan my next visit. I highly recommend JPP if your are in the area.

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JVacca, Owner at Janssen Park Place B&B, responded to this review

Patricia, We are very glad that we were your first B&B. The breakfast conversations with you and Kay were very educational. Thanks for the review. Jolynn PS Left items are in the mail.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Janssen Park Place B&B is a turn of the century Victorian style home. It was built in 1907 by a Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Southern Railroad conductor. This handsome two story home was built for the slower pace of the early 20th century. The porch faces Mena's Janssen Park that hosts numerous events and festivals through out the year. We serve a full breakfast and John Vacca,your cook,is ServSafe Certified by the National Restaurant Association. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Janssen Park Place B&B

Address: 511 9th St, Mena, AR 71953-3243
Region: United States > Arkansas > Mena
Price Range: £107 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Janssen Park Place B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are two lovely rooms in the main house and a delightful private cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesmT4626CI, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Fort Worth Cottage was awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles Y4897ADryanw, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The owner gave very good descriptions of the rooms available when we called. All of the rooms we saw were all very good.”
 of 5 bubbles kmurray1991, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs front bedroom overlooked lovely parkland.”
 of 5 bubbles mmfenton, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For families book The Rectory. Any and all rooms are awesome!”
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