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The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Sole'renity Spa
The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa in Sulphur is a world class destination for travelers seeking refined fun. Superb hospitality and top-notch amenities set The Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa apart. This unique attraction has a long history dating back to 1906, when the hotel was built and quickly became a hot spot for celebrities and politicians. It was destroyed by a fire in 1962 and rebuilt to surpass its original grandeur.
Guests to this four-story hotel enjoy luxurious amenities like plush linens and beautiful views of the Oklahoma landscape from their spacious guestrooms. The unique suites feature regional decor and elegant vintage furnishings that pay homage to the original hotel. Guest rooms are conveniently located near on-site amenities like an indoor and outdoor pool, bathhouse, a spa, casino and restaurant. Additionally, a variety of attractions are located within a few miles of the hotel.
If you love gaming, The Artesian Casino is your ideal destination. The gaming center boasts electronic games as well as classic table games to fit every type of player. The property is booming with shopping opportunities, too. The retail area, known as the Shops at The Artesian, features a handful of unique shops spanning more than 11,000 square feet of space. These shops include Bedre Cafe, where guests can indulge in Oklahoma's famous Bedre Fine Chocolates. Step into this cafe for fresh deli sandwiches, fruit smoothies and all the delectable Bedre chocolate you desire.
Another unique shop available at The Artesian is Luxe, a boutique boasting brands like Brighton, Vera Bradley, YETI, Oakley, Ray Ban, Michael Kors and Under Armour, among others. More shopping is available at Okie Twister Co., where you'll find local products like homemade jellies and handcrafted quilts in an old-fashioned setting. You can also indulge in hand-mixed blended teas at The Spice & Tea Exchange, or satisfy your sweet tooth at Sweet Swirlz where you can enjoy candy and frozen yogurt.
For quick snacks, the Chickasaw Tobacco Shop carries all the essentials for on-the-go adventures. You can also commemorate your stay with official Artesian merchandise from Essentials Gift Shop.
Another great way to spend time at The Artesian is with cutting edge spa treatments from Sole'renity Spa, where an array of therapeutic and wellness treatments awaits to renew, replenish, and revitalize Mind, Body, and Soul. Sole'renity was named the #1 Spa in Oklahoma by Best Things Oklahoma in 2017. Immerse in comfort and relieve stress in the spa bath house and whirlpools. Release tensions in tranquility while basking in starlit steam rooms and saunas. Soothe the soles with a hot stone massage and pedicure to melt away the day.
Sole'renity is sure to leave anybody feeling relaxed and restored whether choosing body treatments, massage therapy, facials, mani/pedi, or hydrotherapy. If you can't settle for just one service, book a spa journey and enjoy the ultimate experience on the path of healing and rejuvenation. Sole'renity also offers a variety of Medical Spa treatments as well as hair removal services. Treatments and services are available to individuals, couples, and groups. The path to complete wellness begins with a sojourn at Sole'renity within the Nation of Relaxation.
One especially unique feature within the spa is Little Soles Children's Spa, named along with Sole'renity, one of the Top-Ten Best Family-Friendly spas in America by Better Homes & Gardens Magazine. Children learn about health and wellness in a colorful, friendly atmosphere featuring a variety of services to treat to their hands and feet while pampering their little soles so sweet! Bring the whole family to Sole'renity Spa and enjoy a day of rest and rejuvenation.
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