• Hotel Operational Protocols

    COVID-19 OPERATIONAL PROTOCOLS Effective June 1: The Basin Park and Crescent Hotels strongly encourage visitors and team members to maintain an aggressive approach to prevention of the spread of Coronavirus through the continued practice of social spacing and usage of masks.  With that said, active cases (1) within the county as well as revised ADH guidance have been reviewed and policies within the hotels are hereby modified: Mask wearing mandates are hereby changed from mandatory to voluntary Tram Tours will be allowed inside the Crescent Hotel Monday – Friday Occupancy of all restaurant and banquet spaces will return to 100% Buffets may return, however they must be fully under sneeze guard…

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    Spoil Mom with a Special Meal for Mother’s Day

    The Crystal Dining Room will be serving a special 3-course meal for Mother’s Day, May 9th, from 12:30 pm to 4 pm. 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 Prime Rib ~ 10-ounce slice of oven roasted Prime Rib with Gouda Mashed Potatoes and Fresh Green Beans Poached Scottish Salmon ~ 8 ounce Wild Caught Salmon with Parmesan Risotto & Normandy Vegetables Roasted Pork Tenderloin ~ with Granny Smith Apple Chutney, Scallop Potatoes and Fresh Green Beans Baked Vegetarian…

  • Ways to Relax at the Crescent Hotel

    Find Yourself – With little time these days to take a deep breath and enjoy the moment, an escape to Eureka Springs is the path to finding yourself.  Find peace with a day of invigorating and relaxing spa treatments. Enjoy unparalleled views of the Ozark Mountains from your pedicure chair. Relax in the Hot Tub or by the pool. Read a book in the relaxation room or outside in the garden. Enjoy any set of services that can help bring you back to center at the New Moon Spa & Salon. Revitalize yourself with the Infra-Red Sauna. Complimentary to all spa and salon guests. The infra-red sauna is a private…

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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…

  • 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,…

  • Your Fall Wedding Under a Brilliant Canopy of Light & Color

     A WEDDING PRESENT FROM THE CRESCENT HOTEL: UPGRADE TO GLENWOOD HOLLOW FOR FREE (a $350 upgrade at no charge) Be married under a 200 foot canopy of Light and Color at the arbor in Glenwood Hollow this Fall.  Book the Elopement Wedding Package any Sunday – Thursday through November and get a FREE Upgrade to a guaranteed wedding location including the most beautiful – Glenwood Hollow. These SUNDAY Dates are still available: 10/18 — 10/25 — 11/1 — 11/8 CALL 800-903-4940 The Elopement Package includes: Valid Sunday – Friday  (October 11th – November 15th 2020) This package includes: A one night stay in one of our suites One bottle of champagne…

  • What’s to Come…Fall Travel

    Crescent Hotel Is Ready for Fall Travelers Following a most successful summer thanks to careful and responsible attention to the safety of guests during these pandemic days, the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa now has turned its focus to be in ready for fall travelers.  For it is the fall of the year when this Historic Hotel of America sees its greatest influx of those wanting to escape to Eureka Springs and the Arkansas Ozarks. “We are open to 100 percent capacity in our lodging offering,” said Jack Moyer, general manager and executive vice president, “while continuing to maintain protocols that reflect social distancing in our restaurants and ghost tours. …

  • Celebrate A Full Reopening 6/15

    Eureka Springs’ two landmark historic hotels, the 1886 Crescent and the 1905 Basin Park, will be reopening to full service on Monday, June 15.  This comes on the heels of several successful “weekend only” careful openings at both properties.  Both properties will continue to strictly adhere to health safe protocols as set down by Governor Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) during this reopening phase. “Our guests are ready to come back to the places that have provided such wonderful lifetime memories and fun throughout the years.  Eureka Springs and our two hotels are such places.” said Jack Moyer, general manager and executive vice-president for both properties.  “This includes all of…