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Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Health Spa

18999 County Road 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Health Spa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Dunlap, Tennessee
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This inn professes "Our mission is to provide a peaceful and relaxing space for our guests to bring themselves into balance in body, mind, and spirit, and to provide them with a wide range of spa services'. This is so not what it is. We stayed in the hotel/lodge, upon check-in went to room, immediately took the stained comforter off... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

"Not worth the money". Let me tell you why. Customer service or any type of hospitality does not exist anywhere on this property. Only 3 of the 5 hot springs pools were open that day we visited due to maintenance issues, yet everyone still had to pay full price. The next day when we checked out of our room, we... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I came with a few girlfriends for a relaxing soak in the pools. we went hiking up the road around cottonwood lake and this was a perfect way to finish a perfect day. We arrived in the late afternoon and almost turned around int he parking lot because while I called it rustic, it is borderline run down. We paid... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The hot springs are fantastic. Five clean clear rock bottom pools from 80 to 105 degrees. The motel not so much. The room was clean but musty, there was no air circulation, and there was so much static electricity that it was uncomfortable to sleep. A floor fan would have been nice. That said, the hot springs were awesome.

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Canby, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

No TV. No wifi. Not great cell service. Just peace, quiet, healing waters, fresh mountain air, large clean simply appointedpuffy beds with soft organic bedding, perfect sleep, large clean simply appointed rooms, and an attentive staff who make guests feel right at home. Plus warm feet due to the geothermal system creating heat in the floors. What more could one... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Really special treat just outside Buena Vista. Might be great to couple with a rafting trip on the river. 5 hot spring pools of variable temps. Stayed in one of the cabins - very nice but could use an electic upgrade and heat. ( stayed in April)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I paid for a deep tissue massage at "cottonwood spa"....this IS NOT a spa. Rooms are tiny in an old trailer. The therapist was sick...coughing and sneezing in the tiny room. She rubbed entire body with quick light movements, I don't even know what one could call this style-not swinish, definitely not deep tissue-which I paid extra for. Worst massage... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a cozy spot tucked away at the base of the Rockies to the west of Buena Vista. A creek divides the hotel property from the road, giving the peaceful sound of running water anytime you’re outside your room. A feeling of solitude permeates this place. It feels like you could sit here for a month and write a... More 

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Orlando
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We love the vibe and throwback feel of this place and really enjoyed our stay. The pools are great, with varied temperatures and clean-great for a good soak. We don't mind overlooking some things if the price is right, but at this price point it would be nice to have some coffee filters in the room and hot water in... More 

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Trinidad, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Dont let the negative reviews scare you. We found them to be so far from the truth it wasnt funny. The rooms are spotless. Heated from the pools themselves. They stay very warm. The pools were awesome!! Very clean, crystal clear. Some were very hot, some very warm and some cooler. All very rustic. Loved the rock formations with built... More 

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