Preservation is not possible without You

1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs part of Historic Hotels of America

In a Year that owner Elise Roenigk was recognized by  Historic Hotels of America as a Lifetime Achievement Recipient for her work in preserving the 1886 Crescent Hotel, 1905 Basin Park Hotel and the Historic War Eagle Mill, we say thanks to you for allowing that to become a reality.  

It is ONLY through your visitation and support that we can reinvest all profits back in these iconic destinations and save them for future generations to enjoy.   

Our Report back to you on how your receipts have been re-invested in Arkansas History:

  • Crescent Hotel Boiler Upgrade expanding Hot Water Capacity
  • Basin Park Hotel Balcony Roof and New Canopy
  • Expansive investment in the Crescent Hotel Roof
  • Basin Park Hotel Air Conditioning Improvements tot he Ballroom Foyer
  • Purchase and renovation of The Ridge – and employee Lifestyle community
  • Renovation of Historic guestroom 110 into an ADA accessible two queen room
  • Improvements and the Addition of Parking Lots For Basin Park Guests
  • Renovation of the Crescent Hotel Entryway – with a rebuild of Steps to uniform code
  • Basin Park Hotel new hallway Flooring
  • A Refreshening to the New Moon Spa corridor and treatment rooms
  • Phase One Addition of state of the Art Massage Tables to New Moon Spa
  • A Full change and upgrade to the Basin Park Fire Service
  • Dozens of Rooms receiving new guest room carpet
  • The Crescent Hotel Pool Upgrades
  • The Expansion of the Frisco Sporting Club and new Hatchet Course
  • A Return to the size, stature and wood construction of the ORIGINAL Entry stairs (now the Back Stairs)
  • The Addition of a Food trailer to upscale the Frisco Sporting Club Food Offering and bring food to the Pool
  • A conversion on the Crescent Gas Lamps to LED
  • An expansion of the Colossal Bakery to bring fresh baked goods to the Hotel and Mill
  • Sodding and beautifying the East Lawn of the Crescent Hotel
  • Installation of two new Crescent Conservatory Doors
  • The Full Renovation and expansion of Spa1905
  • A Crescent HOtel Television upgrade


At War Eagle Mill

  • Launched an Effort to Protect the Stream
  • Upgrading the grease trap and completing a Septic Repair and Restaurant/menu modification
  • Repaired and Repainted the Mill and its complementary buildings
  • Restarted the Milling process for visitors and interpretive presentation
  • Completed A Full renovation of the Mill Third Floor, adding windows, upgrading electric/hvac, sanded and sealeed the wood floor and ultimately creating a beautiful banquet facility for Weddings and Events



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