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Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort

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1507 Lincoln Ave., Calistoga, CA 94515
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Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in a King superior room for my husband's birthday. We have to say that even though the property has been around forever, it is very well maintained and upgraded. The rooms were SPOTLESS ! The bed was extremely comfortable and the linens high quality. The bath towels were fine, but could use a little upgrading. We... More 

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

Thank you so much for the review! Always enjoy reading good things about what we do here! Really happy that you enjoyed the King Superior room and the couples massage. All best, Mark Wilkinson More 

California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dr. Wilkinson's is a great value in Calistoga. All the staff I came into contact with were helpful and pleasant. The room I stayed in wasn't yet updated, but it was clean and comfortable and my husband and I slept well. My friends were in an updated room and it was tastefully done. We thought the rooms were quite large.... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review.! I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and the "vibe" of who we are. We are doing more upgrades room by room and hope that we can make your stay even better! Did you happen to notice the mosaic art pieces throughout the property? Simply a question...one stays for a good rest and... More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I originally stayed here on our first visit to the Napa Valley in 1992. At the time it was somewhat care worn. We had been back to the area three times since then and had stayed in the town of Napa. This time we had read they had renovated the property and also we wanted a more... More 

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

Thanks so much for the uplifting review! We are still here, family owned and run since your last visit and way before! I am so glad that you gave us another try and even better, that you enjoyed your stay! To some people, our being here since 1952 might be a detriment. We have happily enjoyed and survived by carefully... More 

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights in November 2014. It is easily the best value in Calistoga. The furnishings are simple yet clean. There is a wine bottle opener and two wine glasses in the room which was very convenient. We were not at the hotel much considering there was so much to do in the area and we were... More 

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

Dear Caroline B, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! It's appreciated and makes us feel good! Can't disagree with you that we are a good value with an awesome location in the heart of our historic downtown. Next time, save some time and enjoy the mineral water pools and a treatment! We are always working on... More 

Martinez, California
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173 reviews 173 reviews
27 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this place a couple of times in the 30 years that I have been coming here. It always seems to have an old school 1970's vibe about it. The hotel itself is an old motel that has been updated over the years. Up and downstairs rooms in a cinder block building that is really nothing fancy.... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review! I am glad that you had a good visit and have been our guest for many years....... return longtime guests validate what I/we do here! Please come visit us again soon! I can't help but make comment about "a place to crash" where you could hear some apparently passionate neighbors! Given that as you... More 

lafayatte
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Always clean rooms and clean pools and clean spa treatment rooms. Love that this is a family Owned business. Perfect location to shops restaurants and hiking trail. You will go home happy well fed and relaxed from pool and treatments guaranteed! Tamara

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

Thanks so much for the kind review! As always, it feels good to know that what we do here is appreciated!!! Come visit again soon! Warm best, Mark Wilkinson More 

Daly City, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

OMG!!!!! I am a native sf girl and have been visiting this place since the 1970's. The real reason that I continue to go back here is because first of all THE BEDDING!!! It is the most delicious slumber I have ever had. Now in the age of tech all the resorts on this quite 3 block run are OVERATED... More 

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

Dear Katherine M, Thank you so very much for the review. It is so rewarding to me and the staff to be so highly complimented! Your comments are well taken. I have been fortunate enough to stay in some very high end properties and from each visit, I learn something that I can offer our guests. Having worked here since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Looking for a rest and relaxation in wine country? Dr. Wilkinson's in historic Calistoga is the place! They offer spa treatments, beautiful pools, quiet courtyards and the cleanest motel rooms ever! They are always friendly. I have been going to dr. Wilkinson's since the early 1980's best kept secret! Christine b.

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

Thanks so much for the kind words! Reviews from long time guests truly put a smile on my face! As you know, we always have something new while not changing the original and genuine feel to the resort. We've recently added couples massages. Again, so many thanks. Hope to see you again soon! Mark Wilkinson More 

Oakland, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I grew up in the area and the Napa Valley has really changed. Places like Napa, Yountville & St. Helena, which used to be largely blue collar and agricultural communities have gone way upscale and that's O.K., I guess. For me, towns like Calistoga feel more genuine. This review is for the spa. I hadn't visited Dr. Wilkinson's in quite... More 

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

Hello GoldenBear, Thank you for the very kind review. I smile as I write this because having been here for almost 63 years, it's great to hear that returnees, such as yourself, still enjoy what we do here! We still enjoy it too! Much of Calistoga is changing rapidly....we are taking our time. Next time, stay the night and enjoy... More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Dr. Wilkinson's has been around for a long while and now I know why! We have stayed at Indian Springs several times and this was the first of many visits to Dr. W's! The rooms are comfortable, the pools are great and the place has a welcoming feel to it without the higher rates that other places in Calistoga have... More 

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

Dear bobbyin sf, Thanks for the great review! As always, it's great to read positive feedback! Also happy t that you pointed out that our massage sessions are 30 minutes and 60 minutes instead of 25 and 50. When I travel to other out of town spa/resorts ( yes, I believe in my product !) I can't help but notice... More 

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