Legendary Place to Hideout Al Capone’s Loft in Hot Springs, AR
Hot Springs, Arkansas is famous nationwide for its famed Bathhouse Row in the historic downtown district but did you know this National Park city was a haven for some of America’s notorious gangsters in the 1920s most notably Al Capone?
Now you can relive that piece of history by staying overnight at Al Capone’s Loft, that’s right, you can sleep in the loft that one of America’s most notorious criminals called home as he was trying to evade law enforcement. Hot Springs, Arkansas was considered a hideout for much of the mob because of the underground tunnels around the city.
This Airbnb has been completely renovated and Capone’s Loft is a one-of-a-kind luxury two-bedroom, two-bath complete with a full-size kitchen and a huge bar.
Believe it or not, the bedroom used to be a gambling room in the prohibition era and actually has a hatch in the ceiling where whiskey was delivered.
Walking around the loft you will feel like you have gone back in time as there are framed artworks containing old advertising billboards.
Beer Draft System
You and your friends can enjoy a cold draft beer with the beer draft system in the entertainment room complete with a pool table, a non-functional slot machine, and for modern convenience an Xbox gaming system, free WiFi, and lots of snacks and a coffee machine.
Imagine stepping out onto the balcony like Al Capone overlooking Central Avenue and the shortest street in the world Bridge Street, home of the shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade. Al Capone’s Loft is in the heart of the entertainment district with plenty of restaurants, bars, and museums including the Gangster Museum of America which features an Al Capone exhibit.
It was Al Capone that ordered the most famous hit in our history, the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929, in which he ordered the assassination of seven rivals.
For a better look at Capone's Loft check out this video tour.
For more information about this really cool place, visit the Airbnb website. And don't worry, if you hear footsteps at night that just might be the ghost of Al Capone.
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