Experience a very special Grand High Tea just for Mom! Sample a Mother’s Day tradition at The Empress with home made Empress Scones, clotted cream and lemon curd; dainty gourmet finger sandwiches made with all the extra touches, elegant desserts from the early Victorian Era to the turn of the 20th century. Learn and experience all the traditions common to the 20th century and long abandoned to that bygone era, except at The Empress. Specialty tea will be freshly prepared and served with elegant Victorian Pomp and Circumstance. This event has very limited seated designed to provide a very unique experience, so call and make your reservations early at 501-374-7966. Children 6 and over welcome. A few delightful surprises will be included.
Converted in 1995 to The Empress of Little Rock Small Luxury Hotel and Conference Center, the Hornibrook mansion is architecturally amazaing with a history to match..…which we will happily share with you! Step back in the past for an hour of genteel tea and good company during which your hostess will introduce you to the Victorian beginnings of The Empress! So dawn your gloves and wear your hat. This is an occasion to celebrate, share with your Mom, and remember!
If you’re looking for a special and unique way to celebrate with your Valentine, look no further than a Valentine’s Day Package Getaway at The Empress. This unique Victorian hotel is an exquisitely romantic getaway anytime. Now you can mix and match the arrows in Cupid’s quiver to create your perfect Romance Package that will strike just the right chord in your valentine’s heart.
INTIMATE VALENTINE’S DINNER!
Enjoy a four-course gourmet meal by candlelight for two in the elegant dining room of The Empress of Little Rock on Friday, February 14, 2014. All courses paired with wines by our house Sommelier. The evening will begin with a rose for “M’Lady”. Listen to the strains of romantic music as you finish with our decadent red-velvet soufflé and then return to your room for a relaxing soak in your jacuzzi or to snuggle in front of the fireplace. Reservations Required. Call for additional details.
This dinner is only for guests of the Empress and is $65.50/person for guests staying two or more nights, $75.00/person if staying one night. (tax and 18% gratuity extra. Reservations are non-cancellable for this event)
VALENTINES DAY SPECIAL: CUPIDS CHOICE – $59 (plus cost of room)
Book two nights at regular rate for the month of February in any of our Suites – Hemingway Spa Suite, Chatelaine Anniversary Suite, Majestic Spa Suite, Victoria’s Secret Garden Spa Suite, or Hornibrook Suite and you and your CUPID will receive your choice of:
CHAMPAGNE VALENTINES PACKAGE-Champagne in an elegant silver server, scented votive candles, and delectable Valentine’s chocolates.
SWEETHEART CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH- A sumptuous, two-course, gourmet breakfast served in the privacy of your own room by a bow-tied butler. Your lace-covered table will be complemented with a romantically lit candelabrum, crystal, silver, china, and champagne breakfast cocktails. Champagne Brunch is only available in the Hornibrook, Washburn-Welch & Murray rooms; Hemingway, Majestic, Victoria’s Garden and Chatelaine Anniversary Suites.
THESE VALENTINES PACKAGES ARE “ADD ONS” . Prices shown do not include the additional price of your room. All Valentines packages prices are valid February 2013.
ROMANTIC VALENTINES PICNIC FOR TWO-ADD ON
A special picnic basket filled with paté, fresh baked bread, cheese, fruit, gourmet condiments, wine or champagne, and a scrumptious dessert.. just for two. Take this with you on your chosen daytime outing (ask us for ideas!) or throw a blanket on the floor of your private, Victorian sanctuary and enjoy. $99 (plus cost of room)
CHAMPAGNE VALENTINES PACKAGE -ADD ON
- Champagne in an Elegant Silver Server
- Scented Votive candles to set the mood
- Delectable Valentine’s chocolates to send your heart to your beloved
$99 (plus cost of room) or the hero worship in her eyes when she sees what you’ve done!!
VALENTINE PAMPER ME COUPLES MASSAGE SPECIAL -ADD ON $250 Couples In Room Massage (plus cost of suite)
There’s no better way to totally relax than with a professional massage.We can make arrangements to have a licensed Massage Therapist visit you in your room. Let a professional masseuse “rub that stress right out of your hair” with a dose of the healing art in the privacy of your Victorian sanctuary. Special for the “Valentine” month of February: book a two-night stay in one of our spa suites and receive a 60-minute massage for each of you. Book early since these suites go fast!!
The Empress of Little Rock, AR invites you to plan an exciting Memorial Day Arkansas Getaway where you may enjoy all that the area has to offer. Plan ahead to be here for Little Rock’s annual Memorial Day weekend Riverfest, Arkansas’ largest and most popular music, arts and food festival. Plan a unique historical experience at the Empress and spend time exploring many of the city’s attractions and activities while you enjoy all the music and other festivities at Riverfest!
Six stages provide music for all! Sunday night, the Arkansas POPS Symphony preforms at 9:00 p.m. Afterwards, enjoy spectacular fireworks over the River!! There’s lots of food, fun, and music right on the river. Run or Stroll in the Rock-N-Stroll Riverfest 5K. Make your reservations early enough and get a Great T-Shirt as a memento. Enjoy tons of options for food from the Riverfest Food Vendors. Shop among the stalls showcasing the unique to the sublime.
- Three nights in the room of your choice (Rates vary by room)
- Three gourmet two course breakfasts by candlelight
- Three Day Pass to Riverfest
- Registration to the Rock-N-Stroll 5K (registration required by Friday, May 27th for T Shirt)
- Fireworks and Symphony Preformance on the Grounds Sunday, May 26th
- All the rest and relaxation after the Events you need in the gardens or the porch swing at The Empress
Rates start at $197/person to $387/person based on choice of room; Tax and gratuity not included. Subject to availability
(Not responsible for cancellation of any events at Riverfest for any reason).
- 3 nights in one of our spectacular SPA Suites
- two course gourmet breakfast by candlelight each morning
- 4 hours of biking with a hybrid bike, RiverTrail maps, water, and homemade granola bar (additional options and more bike time available for an additional charge)
- Hiking Trail Maps, and Directions to Pinnacle Mountain
- Gourmet Champagne Picnic in painted basket
- 1 Hour Massage (may be upgraded to couples 1 hour massage for additional charge; when booking on line-please note in the notes section you would like the )
Upgrade to a Triathelon-ask us about sailing or kyacking . (Prices per person, double occupancy only. Tax and Gratuity Extra. All prices subject to change without notice).
Hornibrook & Garden Spa Suites: $432.00/person for 1 hr massage; $476 for 2 hr. couples massage
Chatelaine or Majestic Spa Suites: $443.50/person for 1 hr. massage; $506 for 2 hr. couples massage
Hemingway Spa Suite: $483.50/person for 1 hr. massage; $546 for 2 hr. couples massage
Little Rock Star Spangled 4th of July weekend!
Stay 2 nights with us over the 4th of July holiday and get the third night for just $75! Enjoy a star spangled breakfast on the grounds the morning of the 4th and free admission to the Clinton Library, including their “4th of July Festival” with games and live music. The evening brings a roaring time down on the river for the annual “Pops on the River” concert by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra followed by a magnificent fireworks display matched only by the reflection of the spectacle in the river.Take in an (old fashioned) Arkansas Travelers baseball game, chill out in our Secret Garden hammock, or read a book on our old fashioned wrap around porch. You’ll swear you stepped back to 1888!
- Three nights in room of your choice
- Fourth of July brunch on the grounds
- Two gourmet breakfasts by candlelight
- Feather Beds, hammock and porch swing
- $15 entree gift certificate to Ciao Italian Restaurant
- Complimentary wine at cocktail hour
- Your choice of Spa Suites
- Free admission to Clinton Library and Festival
- All the (old fashioned) fun you can stand
CALL 501-374-7966 for details or CHECK AVAILABLILITY ABOVE!
THE MAGIC OF AN 1880′s VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS!!
Whether it’s to shop, take a respite before the flurry of the big day, or take in one of the special entertainments available during this special time, a trip to a simpler more carefree time will inspire your holidays with memories for the rest of your life. Don’t wait to choose your your visit to a gentler time. Stay a century away and experience how it was in 1880!!
This year, stay two night between now and January 4th, and get your third night FREE! Come shopping, see our local Christmas sights, or just relax and let Ashley’s Four Diamond Restaurant or or another fine dining facility in Downtown do all the work. Book us online, now!
New Year’s Eve ”Downton Abbey” Wine Dinner Dance hosted by Sharon Welch-Blair and Bob Blair. Book your reservations now for this annual New Year’s Eve ”Victorian Affair”. Known as one of the top New Years Eve events in Central Arkansas area, The Empress of Little Rock will host an evening of food, wine, dancing, entertainment, excitement and the beginning of the New Year in a Downton Abbey experience . Our own wine sommelier has hand chosen the “fruit of the vine” for each elegant course. Our chef, the “Victorian” Martha Stewart has watched over the preparation of each of the four courses so it is served at the height of perfection.
- Black Tie Event
- Seating limited to Maximum of 40 guests
- *$200.00 per couple with a night stay, plus the price of your chosen room.
- *$250.00 per couple without stay. *Limited Seating.
- Book three nights during this extended New Year’s Eve holiday, and receive your fourth night FREE.
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY FOR THIS EXCLUSIVE EVENT. 501-374-7966 for details!
SEATS ARE AVAILABLE FOR WINE DINNER DANCE WITHOUT PACKAGE. PLEASE CALL FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS
*10% Gratuity added to all Wine Dinner Dance Reservations.