• Crescent Hotel Hauntings

    Ghostly Happenings at the Crescent Hotel

    Built in 1886, there have been hundreds of tales of paranormal experiences at the Crescent Hotel & Spa. Given its history, it’s not surprising. Besides being a popular mountaintop resort, the hotel has served as both a girls’ college and a cancer hospital–where “Doctor” Norman Baker claimed to have the cure for cancer. Announced as America’s Most Haunted Hotel by the likes of Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures, an abundance of extraordinary experiences have always attracted the attention of paranormal investigators who have traveled to the property to study and research the hotel’s supernatural activity. Famed tales include: • Room 218, where Michael, an Irish stonemason who fell to his…

  • Paranormal Pair

    Get into the Halloween “spirit” and plan a getaway to two of the most haunted hotels in Arkansas. Since its beginning in 1886, there have been tales of paranormal experiences at the Crescent Hotel & Spa.  Given its history, it’s not surprising. Besides being a popular mountaintop resort, the hotel has a sorted past that includes serving as both a cancer hospital and girls’ college but has also gone through periods of sketchy ownership and closure.  Now on solid ground, the legacy of the past continues with regular visits from “past” guests and hotel characters while guests of “today” resist fainting at the portal or fend off the chill in…

  • Eureka Springs Motorcycle Travel

    Fall Motorcycle Travel

    Fall is one of the most enjoyable times to get out and ride amidst the stunning colors of autumn.    The riding in Arkansas is phenomenal and the scenery is like nothing else. Our Ozark Mountain motorcycle rides are always listed on the top lists across the country.   So kick start your engine and get ready to embark on a fall trip to Eureka Springs.   At the Crescent Hotel, we are here to share recommendations for some crisp fall foliage motorcycle trips always returning back to the Top of the Pig Trail for a cool beverage at the SkyBar and a comfortable bed to sleep off the ride. Great…

  • Crescent Hotel Fall Activities

    During your visit to the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, enjoy our activities which are included with your stay.   We want to make your stay a fun-filled experience, so check out our calendar and book your activities today! Under the Crescent Moon Lawn Series– 7:30PM-9PM Music-September 16th-The Vagabonds Movie-September 30th– Cruella the Movie FREE!  Get Tickets Music-October 14th – Music with Los Roscoes $30 includes seating for 2-4 and a bottle of wine.  Get Tickets Movie-October 28th Hocus Pocus Movie & Game of Hide and Seek  FREE!  Get Tickets Additional Dates: October 18th-21st 360 Degree Fall Foliage Views November 6th-Fall Festival in Frisco Sporting Club Monday 10AM- Haunted Room Tour…

  • Fall at the Crescent Hotel

    We have a long list of reasons to visit the Crescent Hotel in the fall, but we are giving you the scoop on our best-loved activities for any Eureka Springs visitor during autumn.  From stunning foliage to seasonal festivals, you won’t want to miss out on Creating Lifetime Memories with these fun fall favorites. Local Food & Seasonal Drink It wouldn’t be fall without the warm and cozy menu additions at local eateries.   At the Hotel, The Crystal Dining Room will present a  special War Eagle breakfast buffet featuring products of the Ozarks made at the nearby War Eagle Mill.  Buffet dates are October 11 – 17. Around town,…

  • Couples Time

    TRAVEL DEAL: August 15th through September 3rd  Stay in a Suite only pay for a standard room (Sun-Fri.) Check Availability  Use Promo Code COUPLES You made it through summer and the holidays are planned however, your life has become completely crazy and your relationship may have taken a back burner.  At the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa, we know that everyone can use to escape the summer stresses and find some time focused on just the two of you. Time to relax, time to have fun, and time away from that hustle and bustle—we invite you to enjoy “couples time” at Arkansas’ Finest Resort. Couples Time Travel Tips: Relax in…

  • Hotel Operational Protocols

    There has been a dramatic increase in the daily number of new Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations in the state of Arkansas and Carroll County.  In light of these numbers and recognizing their role as a leader in providing responsible travel to Eureka Springs,  the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa and Basin Park Hotel have announced the return of Covid protocols to both hotels.  These are effective Monday, July 19. The following protocols are now in place: Mask and sanitation stations have been re-installed at the hotel entranceways as well as Covid warning signs. Masks are required indoors for: Managers and Supervisors Employees in guest contact areas Masks will be required…

  • Murder Mystery Weekend–SOLD OUT

    Our 2021 Murder Mystery Weekend is now sold out!  Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2022 Murder Mystery August 19th-21st.   Imagine you are spending the weekend at the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa, enjoying dinner in the Crystal Dining Room when suddenly……a shot rings out and the person sitting next to you keels over dead! Before you know it, a detective arrives and you’ve become the leading witness in a murder investigation. And that’s just the beginning. Complete with clues, twists, and turns, an ingenious plot starts to unravel during the course of the mystery weekend as you then start to track a killer, or killers, all played by…

  • Resort Activities for Summer 2021

      Daily Activities Hiking Trails Self-Guided Tours Back Porch Game Room Shared Activities with the Basin Park Hotel 5pm to 9pm Frisco Sporting Club Campfire, Lawn Games & Swings 5 pm Red Ryder Shooting Range $5 6pm-9 pm Hatchet Throwing $5 8am to 10pm Pool Mon-Thurs 6pm-10pm Fri & Sat 7pm -10pm (Reservations during the day) Hot Tub   Mondays 10am Tie-Dye Crafts 5pm Wine Tasting 6pm S’Mores & Stars   Tuesdays 10am Haunted Room Tour 2pm Learn Youth Archery 6pm S’mores & Stars   Wednesdays 10am History Tour 2pm Learn How to Shoot (BB Range) 6pm S’mores & Stars   Thursdays 10am Challenge the Resort Host to Lawn Bowling…

  • Red Ryder BB Gun Shooting Range Now Open in the Frisco Sporting Club

    This year there’s a new addition to Frisco Sporting Club!  The Red Ryder BB Gun Shooting Range is now open for summer 2021.  Offering guests the opportunity to test their skills with one of America’s iconic sporting guns, The Red Ryder BB gun, the shooting range is open from 5pm- 6pm Sunday through Friday, and Saturdays 5pm-9pm.  The shooting range is a ticketed and supervised activity available for ages 5 and up. Get Tickets