|Built by Acquilla Hollingsworth in 1907, the Holly Hotel/Haswell Hotel is significant under Criterion A in the areas of Commerce and Social History at a local level of significance. The hotel has significance in the field of Commerce as one of the first business buildings erected in Haswell, operating as a hostelry for about sixty years. In the area of Social History, the hotel served from its inception as a center of social activities for the town, including meetings, dinners, and celebrations. The hotel is associated with the Hollingsworth family, among the most prominent early pioneers of Haswell, and with the Rebel and Covalt families who each operated the hotel for many years. Writing in 1962, reporter Mrs. Leonard Stoker described the hotel and its tree-filled yard a landmark on the broad eastern Colorado prairies.