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Majestic LocationBrainstorming on what to do with the nearly 5-acre former site of the Majestic Hotel is winding down. Destruction of the vacant landmark hotel that began with years of neglect was accelerated by fire and a partial teardown in 2014, pushed by safety-driven condemnation in 2015 and completed with final demolition in 2016.
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Spa City Surge: New Players Shaking Up Downtown Hot Springs

New takes on old properties have become a trending theme for activity in downtown Hot Springs. Redevelopments dominate the storyline, but new construction provides an undercurrent to the narrative. read more >
Alan Sims, general manager of the historic Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs: “Within the next 60 days, we’re going to have a major announcement that will talk to the future. It’s really going to be big when you’re talking about $55 million to $60 million.”
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Historic Makeover En Route to Iconic Arlington Hotel

The new owners of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa have been working on the Hot Springs landmark and say exciting details are upcoming. read more >
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Hot Springs Officials Contemplate Future of Arlington Hotel

At the beginning of last week, a major meeting had been scheduled for public and private interests concerned about the deterioration of the 480-room, nearly 400,000-SF building. Within a couple of days, all of that had been scratched. read more >
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Cited by City, Repairs Underway at Hot Springs’ Arlington Hotel

Repairs to remedy unsafe conditions are in motion at the Arlington Hotel & Spa, featuring nearly 500 rooms and suites at 239 Central Ave. in Hot Springs. read more >