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Below in the blog are zoomed-in photos for a little more detail on the circus tent and Christmas tree. All day long the celebrated atrium, one of the largest rooms in the world, rang and sang with laughter and greeting, from early in the morning when we were romantically awakened by the sound of the reveille until we closed our eyes that evening. The stories read like something from a Christmas fairytale.
What a relaxing beautiful ambiance. We had a harpist playing in the background. Setting in the gorgeous rotunda of the hotel.
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The turn-of-the century National Historic Landmark offers exquisitely appointed rooms, a world-class spa, championship golf, and a wide array of dining and entertainment options. Experience the luxurious European spa hospitality that drew in the social elites of the early s. John A.
Why Book on HistoricHotelsWorldwide. Grab your gal pals and head to French Lick Resort for an amazing rest and reboot sabbatical. Book your overnight stay to receive a bottle of champagne and chocolates to indulge in while you catch up.
Guests from Al Capone to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, captains of industry and pampered socialites came to drink the smelly sulfur water, take spa treatments, and often test their luck in the casinos. Indiana Landmarks played an instrumental role in saving the West Baden Springs Hotel, a ruin when we bought it in and recruited the Cook family of Bloomington who performed an award-winning feat of restoration. We continue to provide tours in both hotels.
While getting ready for a much-needed massage at the Spa at French Lick Springs Hotel, I asked my therapist, Lisa, about the namesake springs. She pointed down the hall. Named for the mineral salts once mined in this valley southwest of Indianpolis, Indiana, French Lick became of the focus of spa travel in the United States in the late s, thanks to its two spacious resorts with mineral springs.
Prior to the completion of the Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolinainthe hotel had the largest free-spanning dome in the United States. From to it had the largest in the world. Roaming bear and herds of deer and buffalo once visited the salt lick near the present-day site of the West Baden Springs Hotel as they traveled along the Buffalo Trace in southern Indiana.