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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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Naples, Florida
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9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are a little old but very clean. A nice touch is the bath robes that are rarely found in most hotels. They have two outdoor heated pools and a wonderful indoor heated (110) pool of mineral water, perfect just before retiring to bed for the evening. The location is great after a day of winery visits as you... More 

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Davis, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed overnight in early April. We have been here many times and it is always clean, comfortable and relaxing. The staff is friendly and helpful and the indoor hot6 pool is wonderful. We love having the grocery store across the street and downtown just down the block. Great for munching and strolling.

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

Thanks much for the kind review! I hope to see you here again soon! We are currently doing a remodel of our upstairs rooms with two queen beds. Even though we've been around for a number of years, we are constantly doing something to make the property better without taking away the genuine "feel" of the hot springs and Calistoga!... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to Calistoga for almost 15 years now to visit my in-laws and when we don't stay at their home we stay at Dr. Wilkinson's. The rooms are always spotless and over the years I have seen the improvements they have made in updating and modernizing this property while maintaining it's independently owned, non corporate roots. The... More 

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Crockett, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming and old fashioned, Dr. Wilkinson's is always a pleasure. We enjoy the pools, comfortable rooms, outdoor tables and the proximity to town. Easy walking distance to restaurants, shops, grocery store and Calistoga is surrounded by class wineries.

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

Thanks for the review! Knowing that you enjoy Dr. W's puts a smile on my face! Hope to see you here again.....the sooner the better! Mark Wilkinson More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I enjoyed the mud baths here after biking for 6 days. It was great. Very un assuming and natural. Attendants were friendly but business like. The other customers were very friendly. We stopped in later that day at the front desk to the hotel and spoke with the current owner, who is the son of the original... 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 enjoyed your visit and took the time to share your experience with others! Being non-corporate and family owned for over 63 years in today's world of chain everything is an exception, not the rule. We enjoy what we do and we do it with passion. Are we just another... More 

Salem, OR
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like staying here. It's the funky midcentury atmosphere and mud baths that bring us, though, not the rooms. This place is humble, but it could use some love. The upgrades in the 'superior' rooms are minimal but necessary: clean newer carpet, new mattresses, repainted walls, somewhat improved baths. Quality sheets would be a welcome addition. The shower in our... More 

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

Dear catch, Thanks so much for the review and am happy that you continue to visit us! Barwithstanding the perceived "warts", it's still important to me that you enjoy Dr. W's. The room remodel was designed by a family friend, Andrew Alford, who has won many awards including "Hospitality Designer of the Year". Not to be cliché , our motto... More 

San Jose, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been going to Dr. W's since 1980. My husband and I decided to honeymoon there and bought a package of "the works" ... I think it was 5 sessions each. After the second day, we decided we couldn't take it any longer or we would be complete noodles. They allowed us to use the other 3 days at... More 

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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! I look forward to your return visit....the sooner the better! :) Warm best, Mark More 

Calabasas, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Just came back from a stay here and have nothing but positive to say about this place! Our room was large, had a fridge, flat screen, robes, wine glasses and all. Best of all was the pools and laid back vibe. Staff was service oriented on steroids! :) Had a great sleep and a massage with John was over the... More 

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

Dear Jody, Thanks for the very kind review! Needless to say, I am happy you enjoyed your visit here with us! Come visit again................................soon! Reviews like yours are so valuable to independent properties like Dr. Wilkinson's, especially in a world filled with chain hotels, restaurants...everything. Thanks again, Mark More 

San Francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

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 March 16, 2015

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 

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