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Address: 7696 Sam Snead Highway, The Homestead, Warm Springs, VA 24445
Phone Number: 540-839-5346
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If it worked for Jefferson...

We figured it was worth trying and frankly, I see what he loved about it. I don't know if there are any truly restorative properties associated with the waters, but it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Arlington, Virginia
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Harrisburg, North Carolina, United States
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Driving home to Charlotte NC from New York, my wife and I opted to go to Jefferson Pools to relax in the warm mineral water. I had been there once before but this was my wife';s 1st time. She was disappointed that we wouldn't be spending the hour in the same pool but since we arrived at 3pm, the coed... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Jefferson Pools are worth the stop. The men's pool was developed in the 1700's and the women's in the 1800's. Very basic accommodations. Just a towel. They have family time where you visit either pool / spring. Other times are separate by gender. Very peaceful. We were told Jefferson designed the men's spring house. From the looks of it,... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We figured it was worth trying and frankly, I see what he loved about it. I don't know if there are any truly restorative properties associated with the waters, but it was certainly relaxing. A couple of things to know before you go: yes, it's a bit rustic, but personally, we thought that was part of the charm. Not much... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a real experience. IF you want to soak in the real hot springs with algae...& real minerals this is a cheaper alternative than the day rate for the spa at the Omni. The buildings are rickety & there is a less than basic changing area. Bring towels to sit on once you get back in your car! This... More 

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Northern Virginia
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Historic building looks like a derelict barn with no signage. Dressing rooms are very basic, but towels are provided. The water in the men's pool is warm and certainly relieved my physical infirmities for a day. My wife said the water in the women's pool was not very warm. Best bet for men and women to enjoy the men's pool... More 

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Roanoke Va
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Sulfur water, warm and relaxing. Does not smell once you're inside. A lot of people in a small place. Changing rooms the same as 100 years ago. Experience history up close and personal.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I drive 3 hours each way just to have an hour in these amazing waters. I usually bring a picnic and sit in the gazebo. The staff is pleasant and quiet. . Not to be missed!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

no working bathrooms not accessible to people with disabilities there's no real path I just sort of a mud trail. No parking. And on family time there's a ton of kids using it basically as a pool not relaxing at all. Water is warm but just like bathwater. One of the pools with closed while were there. So the men... More 

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Staunton, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Overall mostly negative experience. Poor parking, muddy walkways covered with dirty towels, snow melt dripping on pathways, run down facilities, nominally friendly personnel, disgusting toilet facilities, no coat racks to hang your clothes on while bathing. All while being overpriced at $17.00 per person. On the positive side, somewhat relaxing though tepid water temperature.

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8 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A 200 year old barn is definitely a charm if it is maintained to keep the the old beauty preserved while providing modern days comfort. Having properly working toilets is a health issue that should be addressed. While it's completely understandable that rebuilding the barn would probably take its charm, keeping it it perfect standing conditions is a safety must.... More 

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Address: Address: 7696 Sam Snead Highway, The Homestead, Warm Springs, VA 24445
Phone Number: 540-839-5346
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warm Springs

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