At The Empress of Little Rock, The John Edward Murray Mini-Suite is one of our most unique and romantic rooms because it resides in the 3 1/2 story Gothic Queen Anne tower overlooking the front fountain and feels like two separate rooms. Originally Mr. Hornibrook’s Morning Parlor, it is named for Pine Bluff native and […]
September 19th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
September 7th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
Amazing guest experiences start with guest service and luxury guestrooms. Welcome to The Empress Series: Stories From an 1888 Gothic Queen Anne Mansion with amazing guest rooms!!
May 27th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
Kathy Perry Concert comes to Little Rock in January. The Empress is the place to stay.
April 29th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
New York Times is offering a better alternative to Mother’s Day Brunch, a unique experience with Mom with a British bent, Victorian Grand High Tea. An opportunity to connect with our vintage past and our family ties!
March 28th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
Are you getting the best travel deals by booking thru online booking engines (OTA’s)? Or are you losing options because the travel industry is being gobbled up by key players like Expedia, Sabre (the booking engine for American Airlines) and other large players, not unlike the Walmart experience in the 1980’s and 90’s? […]
February 16th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
Legendary musical, The Phantom of the Opera comes to Little Rock! The two week run begins March 8. The all new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning show is being brought to life again by producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh. It is described as an updated version, retaining original elements of music, script, and lyrics. […]
February 7th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
When you have been in business for 23 years, you learn to accept that you will never be all things to all people. Fortunately for us, our Empress reviews more often than not have been positive, and our guests manage to capture our best side. We rely on Empress reviews to help us improve and […]
January 29th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
December is statistically the most popular month for proposals in the United States. With an average engagement period of 16 months, this makes Spring and Summer prime time for nuptials! Below are some of the hottest bridal trends you’ll see in 2017. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Vintage Glamour According to multiple online sites […]
January 11th, 2017 by Sharon Welch-Blair
According to recent statistics, at least 15% of people nationwide resolved to travel more in 2017. Spontaneous travel can be difficult for many reasons, but most obstacles are easily overcome. Below are the top three excuses people don’t travel and ways to combat these issues so you can succeed in your travel resolution long after […]
December 29th, 2016 by Sharon Welch-Blair
Preparing for a formal dinner party, like those of ‘Downton Abbey’, can be a massive undertaking, especially if it is a holiday or event that requires extra preparations to make the evening special. At The Empress of Little Rock, we begin preparing for our New Year’s Eve dinner party months ahead! Attention to detail is […]