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Golden Haven Hot Springs Spa

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1713 Lake St., Calistoga, CA 94515
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Suffield ,Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I shared them under tips to travelers. Please look below under tips for travelers. I thoroughly enjoyed the quiet atmosphere around the grounds and the fact that you aren't charged for the room until you check in to the Motel. It is more a motel rather than a hotel.

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Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the couples mud bath/treatment for a morning appointment. This isn't so much a spa as a ymca vibe. The waiting room is right next to the hotel reception desk so it is very noisy and not relaxing. Once in, the spa is pretty spartan and a dated. I've never intentionally had a mud bath so I have no... More 

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Seattle
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming from out of state, we weren't sure what the weather would be like in Calistoga in March. In a word: gorgeous! Fresh air, green grass, flowering trees, sunshine... not too hot or cold. And definitely not crowded at all. Golden Haven is within comfortable walking distance of Lincoln Avenue, the main street through town, so groceries, restaurants and shopping... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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94 reviews 94 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to this spa for years! We always enjoy the mud bath & massage. It was nice to see that some money has been put back into the facilities for some much needed updates and a bit of a facelift. Prices are very reasonable and the staff has always been welcoming. We hope to be coming here... More 

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Sacramento, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for an 8:00 pm mud bath and facial. It was very enjoyable. Our attendant Michelle was very helpful guiding us through the process since we had never done a mud bath. It is intensely hot in the mud and very soothing. The entire experience was worth it. Very relaxing.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are returning guests. Stayed in the spa tub room for two nights. Staff is great and accommodating. Went for the mineral water and spa treatments . Town of Calistoga has just enough to do and see. We have tried other spa places , but seen to always come back to Golden Haven. New breakfast lounge is... More 

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Antioch CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When we registered I was quite astonished to be handed a key with a plastic tag that had the name of the hotel and the room number on it. If a guest should lose theirs they better hope that it is not found by a dishonest person. This is something I have not seen since the 70s. Add to that... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We spent one night here and did a mud bath. The mud bath was our first experience and we loved it. However, the overnight room accommodations were pretty average and not worth the value that you could get somewhere else. Our room was clean, but pretty small and nothing special. There isn't a breakfast available at the hotel, although there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Lovely place. Quiet. A nice but short walk to downtown restaurants. Mud bath and spa treatments fabulous. Friendly staff. Fun and enjoyable amenities. Loved the ping pong table. My only problem is we could not stay longer. Thank you for a delightful time.

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was the perfect experience for an overnight getaway. Two girlfriends and I did the "Girlfriends Getaway Package" -- for $290pp we had an overnight in a two bedroom "suite" and three hours of spa treatments: one hour mud bath experience, one hour massage, one hour herbal facial (not the extraction kind). The property also has bocce courts, ping pong,... More 

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