• 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 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.  Our…

  • 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…

  • Mother’s Day Gift!

    The Crescent Hotel is offering Mother’s Day Celebration Baskets for purchase with a spa gift included! Available for pickup on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 10th between Noon and 5PM. A pickup time will be selected when the order is placed. Each serves approximately 4-5 people. Place Orders by 8PM on May 7th –  Call 479-363-6309 Celebration Meal Basket Options: #1 Honey Glazed Ham Dinner Scalloped Potatoes, Field Green Salad, with your choice of Dressing, Green Beans, Dinner Rolls with Butter, Carrot Cake. $85  #2 Roasted Pork Loin Dinner with Apple Cider Demi Glace Scalloped Potatoes, Field Green Salad, with your choice of Dressing, Green Beans, Dinner Rolls with Butter, Carrot…

  • 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…

  • Your Cozy Spot for a Winter Getaway…

    Wintertime doesn’t have to leave you feeling cooped up, there are plenty of fun things to do to stay active during the day and be cozy at night together in the quieter season at the Crescent Hotel. Your day might start out by the just the two of you enjoying morning coffee on your balcony deck, with the quiet surroundings and mountain views. Kick up your feet and take in the beauty of the Ozark Mountain hillside. Many guests choose to enjoy sitting around the hotel lobby by the fireplace with a good book to read. Ready for some active adventure? Grab your camera and step out the front doors…

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    Ice Skating 2020

    2022 Information HERE     Ice Skating Returns to the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa OPENING DAY January 1, 2020 Once again this year, the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa will be offering ice skating beginning January 1, 2020, 5PM-8PM. “A little part of us had hoped for colder temperatures to help us with our rink,” stated Jack Moyer, hotel executive vice president and general manager, “but Mother Nature hasn’t cooperated.  With that said, we are well on our way and with incoming low temps, we expect to open the New Year with a Skate Party.  Assuming the temps allow us to establish ‘hard ice’ we will be welcoming skaters…

  • “Christmas at The Crescent” Week Surrounds You

    Every year, the historic 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa plans out of a week full of fun and holiday experiences during their “Christmas at The Christmas”, December 7-13.  This year is wonderfully exceptional. On that Saturday, you arrive in this Ozark village called Eureka Springs in time to take the Preservation Society’s “Christmas Tour of Homes”.  That evening you’ll stumble across the hotel’s Christmas Forest Tree Lighting Ceremony where 30 trees, each decorated by local charity, come alive illuminating this spa resorts mountaintop acreage. Sunday morning you might opt to unwind with a little Yoga Flow prior to your visit to the Crystal Dining Room for Santa’s Brunch.  This feast,…

  • This haunted hotel might have a portal to the “other side”

    by Syjil Ashraf, MSN The ‘Most Haunted Hotel in America‘ Was Once a Crooked Cancer “The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is said to be one of the most haunted hotels in America. Over the years, many guests have reported ghost sightings and other paranormal activity, a fact that was known to Marty and Elise Roenigk when they bought the hotel in 1997. As a result, the Roenigks hired two certified mediums to do a reading of the building. The mediums found that the hotel showed signs of being a portal “to the other side,” as in a “dimension that holds the spirits of the dead” and can be accessed by those “on the same…

  • Ghostly Legend at America’s Most Haunted Hotel Enhanced in 2019

     For decades upon decades the stories of “the Baker    years” at the 1886 Crescent Hotel have been told.  With no living eyewitnesses to these stories, they were mere legend.  It wasn’t until earlier this year that actual proof of these stories was literally uncovered when the Arkansas Archeological Survey team carefully uncovered the secret bottle grave of the Crescent’s most infamous resident owner, Norman Baker. Also unearthed, it seems, was additional paranormal activity further validating this historic resort, located atop the Arkansas Ozarks, as “America’s most haunted hotel”.  This ghostly moniker has now been chiseled into granite… or more accurately stated: limestone, the predominate rock formations of Crescent Mountain. Baker,…