Basin Park Hotel - Eureka Springs, AR, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 36° 24.139 W 093° 44.222
15S E 433911 N 4028825
Quick Description: The Historical Basin Park Hotel and SPA was built in 1905 and is still open for business today.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2014 2:28:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMKJ9F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 7

Long Description:
A nearby Historical marker says this about the Basin Park Hotel:

The 1905 Basin Park Hotel – A Hotel for a Day or a Year

The Basin Park Hotel ranks among the largest and most modern resort hotels in the country. A fire-proof structure, built at a cost of $150,000.

The hotel occupies a central position at the resort, adjoining the famous Basin Spring from every floor bridges reach to the mountain, conveniently leading to pleasant walks, also affording guests a feeling of great security in case of fire. The Basin Park is equipped with all modern conveniences, including fine electric elevator – with every known safety appliance, electric lights, hot and cold water in every room. One hundred bed-rooms, fifty with private bath, telephone in each guestroom and guests bath-room on every floor. The Dining-Room will seat two hundred persons. Lobby, office, barber-shop and drugstore on the ground floor. The seventh floor is devoted to ball-room, sun parlor, reception, grill, and billiards room. (1907 - Hotel Brochure)

A Hotel for the 21st Century

Marty and Elise Roenigk purchased the Basin Park Hotel on February 28, 1997, with plans of construction of a semi-retirement home on the hotel top floors. Although the loft style home was never built, the Roenigks have been responsible for the preservation and restoration of the Basin Park and Crescent Hotels. Doing their part in protecting the irreplaceable.

(visit link)

Did I mention it is supposed to be haunted?
Name of the Hotel: Basin Park Hotel

Address:
12 Spring St Eureka Springs AR


Height in floors: 8

Hotel since: 1/1/1905

Date Building was built: 1/1/1905

First use of building:
Always a Hotel


Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

Number of Rooms: Not Listed

Hotel Rating: Not listed

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): Not Listed

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: Not Listed

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