• 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…

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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”…

  • 2000-2020: The Second Golden Age of the 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa

    Many think the history of 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa of today started on May 20, 1886 when the grand opening of “the finest hotel west of the Mississippi” held its grand opening gala in the hotel’s Crystal Ballroom.  Actually, the history of today’s Crescent Hotel started about two decades ago shortly after Marty and Elise Roenigk purchased “The Grand Ol’ Lady of The Ozarks” on February 28, 1997. On the date of the Roenigks’ purchase, the hotel was not that grand.  In fact, the Crescent was in pretty bad shape.  The primary reason that Marty and Elise purchased the Crescent was because of their history as preservationists.  They did…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Halloween Seance

    On the heels of last year‘s 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 see…

  • 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…

  • When Eureka Springs Blossoms

    Flowers bloom.  Trees and the ground turn green again.  Woodland creatures begin to come out and let their resurgence become ever visible through their frolicking about.  Temperatures become mild and consistently mild.  It must be April in Eureka Springs… some say the best month of the year to visit Eureka Springs located in the Arkansas Ozarks.Just as strong of an endorsement is the best place to stay in Eureka during your mini-getaway during this “official” first full month of spring.  The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa, located on the Upper Historic Loop, is the choice for those who want to fully immerse themselves in the historic ambiance of this village. …