6 Bike Friendly Hotels & Rentals in Bentonville, Arkansas

Two signs on fence in Bentonville Arkansas. One reads "Oz Trails" and the other reads "Slaughter Pen Trails"

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Looking for a bike-friendly place to stay in Bentonville, Arkansas? Since announcing its claim as the Mountain Bike Capital of the World, Bentonville has drawn mountain bikers from near and far. Unsurprisingly, this has also given rise to a lot of mountain biker-friendly hotels and rentals.

In this post, I share a few of the best places to stay in Bentonville that cater to the mountain biking crowd

Bike-friendly Hotels

The Bike Inn

Last time I visited Bentonville, I stayed at the Bike Inn Bentonville and loved it. If you’re looking for a place that fully pampers mountain bikers, this is it! You can read my full review of the Bike Inn here.

Hotel room with queen bed at the Bike Inn Bentonville
The “Bougie Suite” at the Bike Inn Bentonville

Bike-Friendly Amenities

  • In-room hanging bike racks
  • Bike washing station
  • Bike repair stations with tools
  • Bike gear vending machine
  • Outdoor shower
  • First Friday bike shuttles to Howler Bike Park

Distance to:

  • Downtown: 2.5 miles
  • Coler Preserve: 3.7 miles
  • Slaughter Pen Trails: 1.8 miles
  • Handcut Hollow: 5.9 miles
  • Blowing Springs Trailhead: 8.7 miles

21C Museum Hotel

If you’re looking to splurge a bit, the 21C Museum Hotel in downtown Bentonville is beautifully designed and located within walking or biking distance to most of Bentonville’s top attractions including the Slaughter Pen Trails and Crystal Bridges Museum.

At $400 at night, it’s definitely not budget-friendly, but a great splurge for a special occasion.

High-end and stylish hotel room at 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville Arkansas
Source: Booking.com

Bike-Friendly Amenities

  • Complimentary bike valet
  • Secure storage
  • Bike washing station
  • Bike and Brews one-night stay package that includes an Ozark Beer Company 6-pack

Distance to:

  • Downtown: Walking distance
  • Coler Preserve: 3.4 miles
  • Slaughter Pen Trails: Biking distance
  • Handcut Hollow: 3.3 miles
  • Blowing Springs Trailhead: 6.8 miles

Bike-friendly rentals

The All American

Located just north of downtown, The All American is a great bike-friendly rental that can sleep up to 7 guests. It has everything you might need for your mountain bike adventure to Bentonville including a bike wash station, 2 outdoor patios, a fire pit, grill, washer and dryer, and more.

If you’re traveling with a large group or family and need a large space, this place would be great.

Kitchen and dining area of The All American rental in Bentonville Arkansas
Source: Booking.com

Bike-Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor bike racks for 6 bikes
  • Wall-mounted trail maps
  • Bike wash area

Distance to:

  • Downtown: 0.8 miles
  • Coler Preserve: 2.8 miles
  • Slaughter Pen Trails: Biking distance
  • Handcut Hollow: 2.7 miles
  • Blowing Springs Trailhead: 5.7 miles

The WheelHaus on Monroe

Located just around the block from The All American rental above, the WheelHaus is another great mountain biker-friendly place to stay near downtown Bentonville. It can sleep up to 6 guests and features lots of great bike-friendly amenities. There are wall-mounted trail maps to help you plan your routes and a mountain bikers dream garage equipped with a hangout area and workstation.

Garage at VRBO rental in Bentonville featuring mountain biking hangout area and workstation
Source: VRBO

Bike-Friendly Amenities

  • Bike workshop area
  • Bike washing station
  • Wall-mounted trail maps
  • Bike racks

Distance to:

  • Downtown: 0.8 miles
  • Coler Preserve: 2.8 miles
  • Slaughter Pen Trails: Biking distance
  • Handcut Hollow: 2.7 miles
  • Blowing Springs/Little Sugar: 5.7 miles

The Drop Inn

This cute bike-friendly hotel in Bentonville is a perfect getaway for a couple or solo vacation. It’s a tiny home located right next door to the Slaughter Pen Trails with its own private access trail. You can literally wake up and ride!

The Drop Inn also comes with secure bike storage, wall-mounted trail maps, an outdoor hangout area with a fire pit, and even a washer and dryer for stinky mountain bike clothes.

Source: VRBO

Bike-Friendly Amenities

  • Bike wash station
  • Bike storage in shed
  • Literally trailside
  • Wall-mounted trail maps

Distance to:

  • Downtown: 2.3 miles
  • Coler Preserve: 4.1 miles
  • Slaughter Pen Trails: Literally steps away
  • Handcut Hollow: 3.6 miles
  • Blowing Springs Trailhead: 4.3 miles

The Genesis

Planning a trip with a big group of mountain biking friends? The Genesis rental can sleep up to 15 guests and it comes with a hot tub on one of the three outdoor deck areas.

You can store your bikes in the garage, which also has a bike stand for maintenance/repairs, and then relax post-ride and enjoy the beautiful living spaces.

Hot tub on deck looking out over lush green forest in Bentonville, Arkansas
Source: VRBO

Bike-Friendly Amenities

  • Hot tub
  • Bike storage in garage
  • Bike work stand
  • Great for large groups

Distance to:

  • Downtown: 2.6 miles
  • Coler Preserve: 2.7 miles
  • Slaughter Pen Trails: Biking distance
  • Handcut Hollow: 3.5 miles
  • Blowing Springs Trailhead: 4.8 miles

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Do you have a favorite bike-friendly hotel or rental in Bentonville? Have you stayed in any of these? Leave a comment below!

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