Capital Hotel in Little Rock
: Capital Hotel in Little Rock
- Where is the hotel located? As
the “Grand Dame” of downtown life for more than a century, the Capital
is uniquely positioned for both the business travelers who appreciate
the hotel’s proximity to important business locations and leisure guests
interested in the Clinton Library, The Arts Center, The Museum of
Discovery, the Rivermarket, myriad historic buildings and the
- How far is the hotel from the airport? Fifteen minutes.
- Does your hotel offer any children’s programs?
Arrivals involving children are flagged for special attention.
Likewise, children find a delightful variety of places to visit within
walking distance of the hotel. Nevertheless, there are no formal
children’s entertainment-type programs.
- Is there on-site dining? There
are two restaurants including One Eleven at the Capital. The second is
the Capital Bar & Grill. Long a favorite watering hole of local
political and business leaders, a full kitchen was added during the
restoration. This has allowed the culinary team to introduce a unique
approach to handmade Southern “comfort food.” Background jazz
entertainment is offered three or four nights per week depending upon
- Is your hotel pet-friendly? Due to the
Capital’s antiquity and the extent of the recent restoration, pets may
not be domiciled at the hotel. Nearby kennel arrangements can be
coordinated through the Concierge.
- What sets you apart from other hotels in Little Rock?
As a hotel featuring 130 years of character complemented by the comfort
and efficiency of a modern luxury hotel, the Capital stands apart from
virtually every hotel in the U.S.
- Do you offer airport transportation? The
Capital maintains an on-site automobile that is available for
emergencies or special arrangements, but since cab service is both
inexpensive and convenient, the hotel does not maintain a fleet.
- Is there an on-site spa? At present, the
Capital does NOT provide an on-site spa. Day-spa arrangements, including
transportation, are easily coordinated by the Concierge. Massage
therapy appointments can also be arranged by the Concierge for
individual guest rooms or at the Downtown Fitness Center across the
street from the hotel.
- What are some activities to do in Little Rock?
In addition to the Rivermarket and the Clinton Library, the downtown
offers an astonishing array of museums and historic buildings all within
walking distance. Shopping options range from boutiques to fashion
malls each nearby but in different parts of town. The concierge will be
happy to describe each and arrange the hotel automobile. For the more
energetic, sports activities include the “basics” such as golf and
tennis or more exotic options such as hiking; bicycling, hunting or even
kayaking. Depending upon seasonal availability, each can be easily
coordinated for a half- or full-day excursion.
- What is the Capital’s smoking policy? The
Capital is an entirely smoke-free hotel. In addition to being charged
the cost of professional cleaning, guests caught smoking must wait in
their undergarments in the lobby during the cleaning process.
- Just how big is the elevator? It is with an air of certainty that we are told that “Mr. Witt” was known to hold the Arkansas state legislature on board.
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