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Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa

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1215 Avila Beach Drive, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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El Paso, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is out of the way - be patient, you'll find it. Private individual hot tubs with deck around it, for 2-4 people. Spaced far apart on the hillside surrounded by trees and bushes. Privacy fence all around. Water is nice and warm, therapeutic mineral water. So relaxing! Take a bottle of wine or a couple of cans beer... More 

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Thank Victoria B
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for telling us that you had a wonderful experience at Sycamore. Indeed the hot tubs are very relaxing. We hope you'll return soon. More 

toronto
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132 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very attractive hotel/spa. Each room has a private hot tub and there is a nice warm pool. Many of the rooms or "cottages" are located up in the hill amongst the trees and another grouping is across the small river. There is transportation by a small electric car that takes you back and forth. Quite delightful. The... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know that you had a "wonderful getaway." And it is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your suite, the restaurant, and the hikes. Indeed, the hikes, both up the hillside on the Sycamore Trail, and the beautiful and meandering walking and bike trail to the charming community of Avila Beach, are quite... More 

Cerritos, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently, i purchased a night thru Groupon for a one night stay at this resort for my birthday. We (wife and I) have stayed at Sycamore Springs 4 or 5 times in the past. To make a long story short, our room had a hot tub on the balcony. The curtain blocking our view was missing a few links to... More 

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Thank Kin K
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate your constructive feedback. I'm sorry there was an issue with your hot tub, but glad to hear that it fixed quickly. I'm looking into your request about a late check-out. Oftentimes, we can accommodate a late check-out if there isn't too many requests for late check-outs. With suites and rooms spread out on 125 acres, and if there... More 

Paso Robles Wine Region, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I called the Spa on a Tuesday and asked about purchasing a gift certificate for my wife and our anniversary. I was told that they could not take my order over the phone despite offering to use a credit card. I was directed to their website with assurances that if I place the order on the same day there would... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in felt like an airport. No graciousness. It had rained, maybe that day, not sure. So when I began to walk the steps to second floor suite, each step and especially the landings were flooded with several inches of water. Not good for luggage! Mentioned to a staff member in golf cart and he said: "Well it rained". Well,... More 

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Thank pelizag
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We do very much appreciate your constructive feedback. We always have staff available to help with your luggage. Naturally, we have a checklist for keeping the water at bay; however, in rain storms it is a never-ending process. Nice to hear that you enjoyed the food at our Gardens of Avila Restaurant. But I'm sorry you didn't care for the... More 

Fresno, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, I'll start with the constructive criticism- but it's only mild and almost non-existent in comparison to the rest of our trip. Just know that Early Check-In is impossible, and regular check-in is pretty lengthy too. I think due to the early check in not being available (not because they don't offer it- they do) the line to... More 

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Thank SRichmond2016
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

First, thank you for telling us it was the "best getaway possible." I agree, the check-in process is somewhat long. We have so much to offer, it just takes a bit to explain everything. And because of how the property is configured, early check-in is often highly challenging. So glad that you liked our newly renovated suites and that you... More 

Calimesa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our stay. This was our first experience with yoga and mineral spring. We enjoyed the trail up the hill behind, the beaches, the many local sights, and the nice golf course next door. Russ

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Thank russn327
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Well, that is fantastic that you had a great experience with yoga and mineral springs, and enjoyed our hiking and biking trails, the pristine beaches, wineries, local attractions, and golf course. Thank you very much for your lovely review. More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic friendly service from the minute we arrived!! The first room ( from groupon) was more generic than expected... but clean. The problem was that the couple above us and the people beside us were noisy. When we made the front desk aware of this the next morning- we were upgraded ( for an extra fee) to a gorgeous suite!... More 

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Thank woodstock1947
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I will make sure to tell our staff that you commented about their "fantastic, friendly service, from the minute we arrived!" I'm sorry about the inconsiderate guests above you. We have 24-hour bell service and can speak to noisy guests immediately, and, as we did, move you to another room or suite if necessary. Thank you for letting us know... More 

Ojai, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was simple and clean. The bed was extra comfy for a 9 months pregnant lady! The pool was nice and warm and the spa on our patio was a perfect way to start and end the days. We had dinner at The Gardens which was excellent and the breakfast wasn't too shabby either. The hiking trails were close... More 

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for telling about your experience at Sycamore and how much you enjoyed your room, dining at our Gardens of Avila Restaurant, and our hiking trails. We hope the family will be back soon! More 

San Jose, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, relaxing cottage with a hot tub in wooded area. Fireplace felt great coming in from the cool winter evening. Loved the double walk-in shower! May need some little rocks or pebbles for muddy area leading to that cottage and to the trail since it can't be paved...

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Thank Sue R
SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are so glad that Sycamore is, as you said, "Our Getaway." We are also pleased to hear that you loved your suite--on a cool winter evening. We are always replacing and refilling the little rocks on the trail to keep it nice. Thank you very much for your gracious review. More 

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