We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good value. Friendly owners!”

Frontier Motor Lodge
Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Frontier Motor Lodge
Ranked #2 of 4 Hardy B&B and Inns
Reviewed 23 June 2011

This is an older motel, and yes, you get an actual key for your room. The rooms are small, but our family of four spent almost a week there and survived. Our room had 2 full size beds. I prefer firm pillows and ended up purchasing one at a nearby Walmart because theirs just didn't have the support I wanted. It was nice to actually have sheets that smelled clean.

As far as cleanliness. Overall, I was comfortable staying there. Bedding, sink, toilet and shower were all very clean. There was some dust on the tv and along the baseboards (rather thick along the baseboards), but the motel is located right on the highway. You could tell that the room had been vacuumed, but the vacuum just didn't get up along the baseboards.

Sink was right in the room at the end of one of the beds. Wall air conditioner worked great. We also had a coffee pot, fridge, satellite tv, and free wi-fi. There was one office-type chair in our room, no desk or table (there wasn't room).

One pleasant surprise was how quiet it was. Even though the highway was right out front, traffic didn't keep any of us awake. Walls must be pretty thick because we didn't hear anything from any of our neighbors aside from an occasional wall bump. The rooms are non-smoking, but there are chairs outside of the rooms for those that wish to smoke.

Owners were very, very nice and helpful. They even gave us information about places to eat, etc. They eagerly attended to our needs. We asked about an iron (none in the room) and the owner said she had one that we could use.

Continental breakfast was very good. Cereal, sweet rolls, bagels, fruit, biscuits and gravy, milk, coffee, hot chocolate, and juice.

There were a few bugs. But, the motel is in the country and that is to be expected. We had a couple of spiders and a couple of gnats in our room, but no nasty bugs. I always check for bed bugs and I'm happy to report there were none found.

The best description I could give would be to think of "lake cottage" in a motel room. For the price, it was well worth a couple of minor inconveniences (smaller room and a couple of spiders). Even though my two teenagers were disappointed at first, they both ended up saying that they would stay there again.

They offered a BBQ grill and horseshoe pits out front.

One more note: We noticed a for sale sign in the yard out front, but the owners still were excellent hosts!

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
4  Thank lildoxiedog
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (24)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

22 - 24 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2010

I am a retired veteran and enjoyed my recent trip to Hardy Ar. The frontier Motor Lodge staff was very helpful and friendly. I stayed two weeks and came as a visitor and left as a friend. Thank You Guys. Paul

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
4  Thank beirut82
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 February 2010

Not really knowing where to stay in Hardy Ar, I found this little Motor Lodge on the internet and their site looked like a quaint little place to stay. It was a few miles out of town but the drive is nice and pleasant. The folks running this place are very friendly and obliging to help you with your stay. The room was small, (but remember this was an older motor lodge from days past). Although they are smaller rooms they are comfortable, the bed was excellent, the TV reception was great, the bathroom clean as was the room itself. The room had Direct TV, a phone, a small fridge and coffee maker. They do have a continental breakfast in the morning that was excellent.

We will go back to Hardy for shopping and to attend their local country show in town again and will definitely again stay at the Frontier Motor Lodge...

Could not have asked for a better place to stay.


  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
5  Thank rmr3599
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Been to Frontier Motor Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Frontier Motor Lodge

Address: 1948 Highway 63, Hardy, AR 72542-9647
Region: United States > Arkansas > Hardy
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Hardy
Price Range: £37 - £43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Frontier Motor Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a small motel located at the gateway to the Ozarks, 5 miles south of Hardy AR. Dedicated to making you feel at home and comfortable, on your journey, we offer SAT TV with Starzs & Encore wi-fi and a continental breakfast, cold AC for the summer and hot heaters for the winter. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Ebookers and 5viajes2012 S.L. so you can book your Frontier Motor Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing