The hotel's construction started in 1884 and the hotel opened in 1886 with James Blaine, presidential candidate addressing the opening. In 1937 the hotel is purchased by Norman Baker and is remodeled to serve as the Baker Cancer hospital until 1940. The hotel is sold again in 1946 and is renovated again to begin operation as a hotel.
1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa is considered to be America's most haunted hotel. Some of the ghosts haunting this hotel are an Irish stonemason, that died while the hotel was being built in 1885 where now is the room 218, another one is a former cancer patient's ghost, from the era that the hotel was a cancer hospital. Also, Norman Baker's spirit and a mystery patient's spirit that is said to be appearing in the luxury suites.
The Palace Hotel and Bath House Spa Hotel in Eureka Springs AR