In 1881, construction of Mineral Wells’ third water well gave rise to the phrase “Crazy Water,” turning it into an instant attraction. // The first hotel was built on the "Crazy Well" and is now returning to those roots with this exciting project.
Visit the Heartbeat of
Mineral Wells a Palo Pinto County.
The Crazy Water Hotel was later built on the same site in 1912. Following a destructive fire in 1925, the hotel was reconstructed in 1927 by Carr Collins for $1,000,000. // The hotel was restored in 1927 after a terrible fire took out the entire block, and then operated until the 1970’s as a hotel, and eventually became a retirement home.
The hotel was purchased by its new owners in 2018, // In 2018, a married couple with roots in Mineral Wells inspired 88 residents to join their efforts to restore The Crazy Water Hotel as the heartbeat of Mineral Wells and Palo Pinto County.
After years of restoration, is now open in all its original glory, and then some. We currently offer 54 beautiful suites, and apartments available on our upper floors. We also have venues available for weddings, birthday parties, reunions, and other special events in our breathtaking ballroom, conference rooms, and hospitality suites. Downtown Mineral Wells offers a variety of dining, live music, and shopping experiences to suit any taste.