December 17, 2013 — If you’re looking for a unique destination to ring in the New Year, consider the historic Mentone Springs Hotel atop Lookout Mountain in Mentone, Ala. Revelers will enjoy a night of music, entertainment, dancing, dinner and a midnight buffet all for one price. Party packages range from $50 - $100 per person plus tax and gratuity. The pre fix 5-course dinner and evening of celebration beginning at 6:30 pm, is available by reservation only. Dinner includes an appetizer, signature soup or salad, choice of entrée, seasonal vegetable and dessert. Visit for more details. A buffet will be offered after midnight featuring an assortment of delectable offerings.

Beginning at 8 pm, the iconic Ray Highsmith Band will kick off the countdown until midnight playing blues, rock n roll and popular dance music. The Divine Ms. R., often compared to Bette Midler, will open for the band with singing and a comedy routine.

A limited number of The Mentone Springs Hotel lodging packages are available on a first come first serve basis. The packages will include dinner, early check-in on Dec. 31, extended checkout time on New Year’s Day, NYE festivities, a midnight buffet and a full Southern breakfast on New Year’s Day. Other Mentone area B&B’s, cabins and hotels will also offer lodging.

Want an even more extravagant experience? Upgrade to one of our premium packages beginning at $75 - $100 per person and receive a special invitation to a private reception in the Owner’s Suite, open all evening for your enjoyment. Premium packages also include reserved front row seating for dining and entertainment, special edition beverage glasses commemorating the evening, a swag bag of unique items and a Mentone Springs Hotel 130th Anniversary Club Card providing lodging and restaurant discounts all year round.

Those individuals purchasing tickets for $100 per person are invited to continue to experience The Mentone Springs Hotel throughout the year. They will receive all of the premium package perks in addition to a membership to The 130th Society. Members of The 130th Society will enjoy invitations to special hotel events, discounts on lodging and in our restaurants and will be recognized as a supporter, contributing to the hotel’s ongoing restoration.

Tickets to The Mentone Springs Hotel’s NYE celebration can be purchased or lodging reservations made by calling 256-634-4040 or emailing

About The Mentone Springs Hotel
The Mentone Springs Hotel was built in 1884 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is listed in the New York Times Best selling book, "1000 Places to Visit Before You Die," and was recently featured in Southern Living Magazine. The all wood Victorian mansion serves as a bed and breakfast to visitors wanting to experience laid-back living Mentone-style. Situated as the centerpiece of the Mentone community on Lookout Mountain, the hotel features wrap around front porches for dining and relaxing, and a trio of fireplaces in the main living room for guests enjoyment. For more information visit, contact us at 256-634-4040, or visit us on Facebook.

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