When you want a luxurious place that is also a part of history, the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, AR, is the place you want. Filled with an exciting past, this hotel has enjoyed hosting famous guests such as Presidents, politicians, dignitaries, entertainers, and even gangsters. It is still a special treasure and it is ready to provide you and your family with an unforgettable stay.
The original Arlington was built in 1875, but is now in its third building. A fire had destroyed the second one in 1923. Each time the hotel was built, it was made bigger and better than the one before. In each case, though, the twin towers have always been its trademark. Also, waters from the Hot Springs have always been one of its main attractions.
The eleven-floor resort has 481 rooms and 39 suites to meet the needs and budget of the guests. Historic rooms can also be obtained, enabling guests to stay in rooms where notable people have stayed. You can choose the Ronald Reagan Suite, the Al Capone Suite, the Presidential Suite, or the Smarty Jones Suite.
Many amenities come with each room to provide a comfortable stay. While not every room will have them all, some of the amenities include cable TV, movies on demand, phone with voicemail, and wireless Internet access (for an extra fee). There is also a ceiling fan, a coffeemaker, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board, designer toiletries, windows that open, and a shower or shower/tub combination. Extra services include dry cleaning, shoeshine, in-room supervised child care/activities, room service, and more. Smoking is permitted. Refrigerators are available on request. Pets are not allowed.
When guests want to have fun, there are many things that can keep everyone in the family busy. There is an outdoor swimming pool, and also a children's swimming pool. There is a sauna, too and a full-service health spa. Treatment rooms will enable guests to get the kind of treatments they want to ensure a relaxing time. The Thermal Water Spa lets guests soak in hot water that comes directly from the hot springs. Fitness facilities are also available. Kids can have fun in the arcade and game room.
Besides these activities, guests at the Arlington also enjoy complete country club privileges at the nearby Hot Springs Country Club, where they can play golf or tennis. The Club offers two championship golf courses, and indoor and outdoor tennis.
Your special event, business meeting or wedding can also be hosted at the hotel. With over 45,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space, they have room for your event. There are 16 different meeting rooms and the largest can hold 1,000 people, or 650 for a banquet.
When it comes time to eat, food is easy to get at the Arlington. They have their own restaurant called the Venetian Dining Room. A Friday Night Seafood Feast and a Brunch on Sunday's are sure to satisfy hungry appetites. The hotel also has the Lobby Cafe for lunches and the Lobby Bar. Room service is available.
The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, AR, is the elegant place to stay. You'll enjoy its luxury and comfort. Be sure to visit the gift shop before you leave.