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Address: 1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: +1 707-942-4102
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Description: This Napa Valley landmark soothes visitors through mud baths, steam rooms...
This Napa Valley landmark soothes visitors through mud baths, steam rooms, massages and more. For 63 years and still family owned and managed, a visit to one of the few remaining family ventures is old school and good...We are real!
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A very nice experience.

We booked a package of treatments: individual mud bath, mineral bath, sauna, blanket wrap and couples massage. The facility is basic, not glitzy, but has everything needed for an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Mill Valley, California
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San Francisco, CA
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

loved it, from start to finish, mud was hot, water was bubbly, but after the massage they wrapped me and the Missus in blankets but I musta fell asleep, they turned out the lights in the room and snuck out and I woke up struggling with the mummy wrap screaming I'M BLIND I'M BLIND, oh, no I'm not, they only... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Dear warm, Thanks for the unique review! As my staff recalls, you were not at all blind but apparently very relaxed! Relaxation is our goal. Under the influence of mud is something we have been familiar with for 63 years! Glad you enjoyed! Come back soon and don't give a thought about staff carrying you back to your room. We... More 

Rocklin, California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Loved the separate women's and men's spa. The mud was not too hot, nor were the hydrotherapy tubs and steam room. It was very pleasant to spend a good long time in the treatments.

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your treatments! We are still old school, with the traditional men's and women's individual bathing areas. We have, however, recently, introduced the opportunity to enjoy a couples massage.......tradition with a bit of change!. We feel that change is good.......you just need to slow it down and not dive too quickly into the latest gimmick! :) Approaching... More 

San Francisco, Ca
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My daughter is home from college for a summer visit and mentioned she would love to do a mud bath. It has been 20 years since my last visit to Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs but I immediately thought of them again and called. Our appointment was for today, Wednesday, June 3 at noon. As we were being escorted back to... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Hello B Team!, Thanks for the kind review! It's really terrific to me that you, after 20 years ( a bit long between visits) :) enjoyed your return with your daughter! Don't wait so long next time! With warm regards, Mark Wilkinson More 

Mill Valley, California
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246 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We booked a package of treatments: individual mud bath, mineral bath, sauna, blanket wrap and couples massage. The facility is basic, not glitzy, but has everything needed for an enjoyable time. The staff was particularly helpful and attentive; my assistant was Trina, who brought extra pillows to support my sensitive neck, cold towels, refreshing citrus water, etc. and made certain... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! Hope to see you here again soon! Warm best, Mark Wilkinson More 

Santa Ana, California
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Dr. Wilkinson' resort and came for the mud baths and massage, which were great. This is an older spa so does lack luxury amenities of modern spas. The room was nice with a '60's feel. Bed looked upgraded but shower and sink area was a bit old. We got the "works" at the spa: mud,... More 

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Naples, Florida
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79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I have been to many "spa's" at some great resorts. I am not impressed with the glitz and the high price usually associated with it. The Dr Wilkinson spa is a basic bath house, old world style, that has been lost in so many other resorts. I got what I expected, a great experience, a massage from Tim, one of... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Thanks so much for the review! We love that you "get it". Even more that you enjoyed it! We remain real and I think we are. As the son of the founder, "Doc" I am quite clear that we were here well before most "spas". Like you, I have been fortunate to have experienced "5 stars" and "no"... More 

Arlington, Va
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I'll start off by letting you know, I go to spas and look for the off the beaten track. This was one of them. I went to this 'spa' during a girl's weekend in Napa Valley. We had high hopes for a unique experience and were not disappointed. The facility looked like a 1950's motel/spa, so we adjusted our expectations.... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Dear spagirl54, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about us! We prefer to refer to ourselves as a hot springs resort and do our best to represent ourselves as honestly and correctly as possible to the public. Photos on our website don't indicate otherwise. We are a mid -century modern, old school, hotel with pools and... More 

Level Contributor
40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Just a heads up: mineral water contains sulfur (and so does the volcanic ash), so it will be stinky. Still, this is one of the most amazing treatments you will ever have. The staff is great and attentive, but the portion of the bath house where you do your me bath is not as quiet as I had hoped. Definitely... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! It still amazes me at times that some guests don't get the idea that "mineral water" and "hot springs" are natural wonders and "earthy". Mud and mineral waters don't easily combine in a lushly carpeted and grandiose environment in the USA. Indeed many hotels, in fact too many, offer "spa services"....that are common and... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I recently had the mud-bath/massage combo package. This was my first visit. Upon arrival, I felt that the experience felt very rushed and anxious. The ladies tending to the mud baths were very commanding. It was like - get your clothes off and get in the mud!!! I wish they would have taken a softer approach. I didn't really feel... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Spa at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review and am sorry that we didn't meet your expectations! As to being overpriced and outdated, I again am sorry for not meeting your expectations! I truly think that our website is real and that our services are genuine. We make it very clear about what we do and have done for almost 63 years.... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Napa Valley in general is pricey when it comes to hotels. This hotel was great for the money. A little older, but clean rooms and friendly staff. We got a patio room and it was loud at night. We were on the second floor but it sounded like the people on the patio were right outside our room even though... More 

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Address: 1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: +1 707-942-4102
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 89 - 89

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