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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”…

  • 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.  Each tour has a small, maximum number of patrons thereby allowing…

  • Summertime at The 1886 Crescent Hotel Lots of ideas

    Families make history with each vacation to the historic 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, Arkansas’ premier mountaintop spa resort, for many reasons. Families tell us the Crescent Hotel’s unique family resort activities and the family playground of Eureka Springs, Arkansas are the top two. And for this summer, those two are even better. The Crescent has recently added Frisco Sporting Club which features supervised hatchet throwing, disc golf, cornhole toss, giant chess-n-checkers, mammoth Jenga, hammock hangs, and a fire pit on cool evenings; New Moon Spa Fitness Room featuring Woodway Treadmills and Peloton Bikes, the most convenient and immersive indoor cycling experience; scenic trails for historical hiking and thrilling mountain…

  • Halloween Seance at the Crescent Hotel

    On the heels of last years Amazing and hair-raising Séance – Intrigue theater’s Sean-Paul and Juliana Fay return to the Crystal Ballroom – to present an evening of Mysteries that embody the Legends and History of Eureka Springs Crown Jewel – the Crescent Hotel. BUY TICKETS The Crescent Hotel The Crescent Hotel’s legacy is built on many different personalities and none were more notorious than that of Dr. Norman Baker.  But long before he was a “doctor” he was starstruck with the highest grossing performer on the Vaudeville circuit  Ms Anna Eva Fay – the indescribable phenomenon. The Original Ghost Talker She was born of the spiritualist movement and could…

  • Summer Resort Activities

    A hotel built in 1886 for the well-to-do “silk stocking” crowd has been transformed into a mountaintop spa resort, catering to families and couples of all ages who are longing to create lifetime memories.  The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa, a proud member of Historic Hotels of America, was returned to its original grandeur several decades ago.  Now with the addition of the New Moon Spa, two restaurants, and nearly two dozen resort activities each week the year ‘round across its 15 Ozark mountaintop acres, The Crescent has become known as the symbol of hospitality for the state of Arkansas. Mary Howze, the hotel’s activity director, outlines some of their…

  • Home for the Holidays

    Making Lifetime “Holiday” Memories at the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa Christmas Week thru New Years is a perfect time to make a quick visit to the Crescent Hotel for that couples getaway or family gathering.  During this week, rates drop and the fun begins! Stay for only $129 weekdays or $159 on the Weekend December 23rd-December 31st!  Reserve Now Staying at the Crescent one can enjoy the daily resort activities that includes history/haunted room tours, morning stretches, afternoon socials and more! This is the time to be delve into that slower pace and relax by gathering around the lobby fireplace, enjoy our specialty dining at the SkyBar or Crystal…