• Spring Break 2021

    EASY WAY TO BECOME THE “COOL MOM” THIS SPRING BREAK This goes out to all mothers of kids who will soon be Spring Breaking: this year win the title of “Cool Mom”.  How?  Bring those children to Eureka Springs’ premier resort hotel: the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa.  Here are some reasons why: Ghost Tours – Kids love paranormal stuff.  That’s why television shows like Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures have such a high rating with school-aged children.  (FACTOID: both of the aforementioned tv programs have produced and aired highly popular episodes on the Crescent and its “guests who check out but never leave”!)  The Crescent offers nightly ghost tours. …

  • Valentine Weekend Fun

    Enjoy Valentine’s Weekend at the Crescent Hotel with a evening dinner in the Crystal Dining Room followed by a sweetheart skate on the outdoor skating rink. All Valentines Dinner Features will be available Friday 2/12 – Sunday 2/14 from 5PM-9PM. Please call for Reservations: 877-342-9766 Valentine’s Features are served with choice of salad or lobster bisque soup & choice of dessert ~ Tiramisu or Cheesecake with Chambord berry reduction Prime Rib 10 ounce slow roasted prime rib with garlic roasted fingerling potatoes and fresh green beans .  Served with horsey cream sauce and port wine demi-glace.  $45 Sautéed flounder Topped with garlic wine infused shrimp.  Served with saffron risotto zucchini…

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    Year-Round Ways to Relax

    Once famously stated, “Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.“  This is how that happens in Eureka Springs and at the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa. Here are four suggestions for this year’s winter season to include in your escape to Eureka Springs: 1) Warmth – While it may be chilly outside while roasting a s’more around the campfire at outdoor skating rink, or on a mountain bike ride rolling along an Ozark hillside, warmth awaits back at the hotel proper.  Crescent guests can enjoy the hot tub outside the New Moon Spa or stretch out under the stars soaking your muscles in the 90 degree-plus “hot pool”…

  • Family Fun Continues This Winter at the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa

    When ol’ man winter moves into the Arkansas Ozarks, families can still find fun at their favorite winter mountaintop spa resort hotel, the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa. Why? Two great reasons: the return of ice skating; and great food served family-style, something called ~La Cena.   Ice Skating – The Crescent Hotel proudly announces that on Thursday, January 7 comes the return of one of the most popular activities in which this Historic Hotel of America has ever ventured: an outdoor skating rink with natural ice.  “We create lifetime memories,” said Jack Moyer, hotel executive vice president and general manager, “and that is the reason why our hotel decided…

  • History of the Crescent Hotel Cats

    For Decades Cats provide a “Purr-fect” Touch to The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa Recorded history of 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa shows that a feline has been one of the mainstays of their gift of hospitality to those who visit this Historic Hotel of America.  That history continues.There may have been many other cats that walked the halls of this mountaintop spa resort since its grand opening on May 1, 1886, but it wasn’t until 1973 when hotel records show an orange tabby, named Morris, walked into the lobby and stayed… for 21 years.  This cat became such a fixture of the Crescent that he was referred to as…

  • 2000-2020: The Second Golden Age of the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa

    Many think the history of 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa of today started on May 20, 1886 when the grand opening of “the finest hotel west of the Mississippi” held its grand opening gala in the hotel’s Crystal Ballroom.  Actually, the history of today’s Crescent Hotel started about two decades ago shortly after Marty and Elise Roenigk purchased “The Grand Ol’ Lady of The Ozarks” on February 28, 1997. On the date of the Roenigks’ purchase, the hotel was not that grand.  In fact, the Crescent was in pretty bad shape.  The primary reason that Marty and Elise purchased the Crescent was because of their history as preservationists.  They did…

  • New Years Eve 2020

    Crystal Dining Room 6pm – 10pm Entertainment by Kurt Hunter $45 person  Tax and gratuity not included.  Full Bar, Seasonal Drink Specials and Champagne priced/ sold separately. Call for Reservations: 877-342-9766 1st Course ~ Choice of salad House Salad- Field Greens, tomato halves, carrot curls, shaved onions, feta with champagne vinaigrette Caesar Salad – Romaine, shredded parmesan, croutons tossed in creamy Caesar dressing 2nd Course ~ Choice of Entree 8 oz Grilled Halibut   Served over wild rice with champagne cream sauce and steamed asparagus. 6 oz Seared Filet with wild mushrooms & Foyer sauce.  Served with smoked gouda mashed potatoes and steamed asparagus. Vegetable Wellington  Grilled portabella, red onion, green…

  • 2020/2021 Winter Weddings

    If everything is Different – Have a Different Wedding Celebration This year, the Crescent Hotel is inviting Brides to Consider a Winter Wedding that is unique to 2020.  Pairing together the Traditional Wedding Conservatory with the not so traditional Ice Skating Rink, Campfire and Curling Stones, 2020 brings us a winter wedding packages for 50 guests that is certain to bring Lifetime Memories, Fun photos and stories to be told for years to come. Your event includes: Beautiful Ceremony and 2 hour Reception in The Conservatory Wedding Bouquet Ceremony Officiant Champagne toast Cake & Punch Ice Skating w/ skating instructor Smores around the campfire Curling and other fun winter games…

  • Christmas at the Crescent

    December 4th-11th 2020 During Christmas the Crescent week, guests can enjoy the following holiday activities. Friday, December 4th 10AM-Historical Hiking tour 10AM-New Moon Spa FREE $25 when you purchase $100 5PM- Weekend Kickoff Party in the Game Room with beverage bar    5PM-Sleigh Ride 6PM-Town Christmas Parade Saturday, December 5th 10AM-Morning Yoga Flow 10AM-New Moon Spa FREE $25 when you purchase $100 11AM-Gingerbread Decorating   2PM-Hatchet Throwing 5PM-Sleigh Ride 6PM-Lighting of Christmas Tree Forest 6PM-Smores around the Campfire 7PM-Milk & Cookies at Turndown Sunday, December 6th 9AM-Holiday Breakfast Music 10AM-Christmas Rubber Stamp Carving 10AM-New Moon Spa FREE $25 when you purchase $100 11AM-Santa Brunch 2PM-Egg Nog Social in Game Room…

  • Thanksgiving Feast

    The Crescent Hotel would like to make all arriving guests aware that Thanksgiving Dinner reservations must be made in advance of November 5th, 2020.   We are holding select reservation times with limited seating available due to Covid guidelines.  After November 5th we cannot guarantee that openings will be available. CALL IN ADVANCE FOR SEATING RESERVATIONS: 877-342-9766 Thanksgiving Feast will be offered Noon – 8PM in the Crystal Dining Room.  Limited to parties of 10 or less.   Menu: Three course plated menu (no buffet). $29.95 Adults. $14.95 1/2 plates available for children 12 and under. *includes one non alcoholic beverage Salad *Field Green Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Parmesan,…