1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa Wins 2023 Historic Hotels of America Annual Awards of Excellence Best Social Media of a Historic Hotel

EUREKA SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, October 16, 2023– The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is pleased to announce it is the winner of the Best Social Media of a Historic Hotel , an honor that was announced at the 2023 Historic Hotels Worldwide Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala Dinner at The Wigwam, a historic resort in Litchfield Park, Arizona, USA. Awards were presented to recipients before an audience of owners, senior management, industry leaders, and representatives from the finest historic hotels around the world.  

 The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa  is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the United States that is recognized by Historic Hotels of America for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture, and ambiance.

  “We are delighted to honor the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa with this prestigious award,” said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. “This hotel was chosen from an exclusive group of nominees in a number of categories. It stands among the finest hotels and hoteliers from around the world. The historic hotels nominated for this award and others include small historic inns, boutique hotels, lifestyle hotels, and resorts. They represent small towns to large cities to UNESCO World Heritage destinations. We applaud the dedication and passion of the thousands of individuals working at these iconic and legendary historic hotels that keep the stories alive from the past and make staying or celebrating special occasions at these historic hotels memorable experiences.”   


Each year, the Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence honor, encourage, and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence are presented to historic hotels and hoteliers demonstrating innovative leadership, stewardship, and contribution to furthering the recognition, preservation, and celebration of these preeminent historic hotels and their histories.   


About the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa: 

The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, nestled in the picturesque Ozark Mountains of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, stands as an iconic landmark with a rich historical legacy. Originally constructed in 1886, this meticulously preserved establishment offers guests a blend of Victorian elegance and modern amenities. Boasting stunning panoramic views, it has become a favored destination for travelers seeking a unique retreat. The hotel’s distinguished architecture and lush surroundings make it a cherished gem in the region, inviting visitors to experience its timeless charm and exceptional hospitality. With a range of spa services, dining options, and meticulously appointed accommodations, the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa promises an unforgettable stay for discerning guests.

About Historic Hotels of America®
Historic Hotels of America® is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing, celebrating, and promoting the finest historic hotels in the United States of America. The National Trust for Historic Preservation was chartered by U.S. Congress in 1949 and is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is leading the movement to save places where our history happened. To be nominated and selected for membership in this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historical significance. Of the more than 300 historic hotels inducted into Historic Hotels of America from 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, all historic hotels faithfully preserve their sense of authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity. For more information, please visit HistoricHotels.org.


Gina Rambo
1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa | Basin Park Hotel
Director of Marketing & Communications
Tel: 479-253-9766 ext 534

Katherine Orr
Historic Hotels of America │ Historic Hotels Worldwide
Director, Marketing Strategy & Communications
Tel: +1-202-772-8337



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