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Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa

28640 CR 58EE, Moffat, CO 81143
Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jacksonville, Florida
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59 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While remote locations are great for getting away, this remote property needs to do a better job of providing food as convenience stores and restaurants are very few & very far between with very limited hours. We arrived at checkin which was 4pm, and also the time that the very few convenience stores and restaurants within a 25-mile radius closed.... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at Joyful Journey Hot Springs and also for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are a very remote facility, which is definitely something our guests look for…but we are also aware of the challenges this brings to guests when planning for meals. We are fortunate to have two restaurants within 5 miles,... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for 3 nights based on Web revues and pictures. Big Mistake! This property is in the middle of field in an open valley facing mountains several miles away. The sight plan does not focus on the mountain scenes, the room layouts backward, not facing the shown courtyard but faces a ugly unkept field with no view of the mountains!... More 

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Marquita O, General Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Joyful Journey Hot Springs and for taking the time to give us your feedback. Our facility is located in the San Luis Valley which is a famous high mountain desert valley, home of the Sand Dunes National Park with very interesting vegetation and known for the magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. Our pools are geothermal,... More 

Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a great time! The property and staff are wonderful.Kayla is especially helpful, with great suggestions of attractions and restaurants. The rooms are comfortable with 2 queen beds. I had a great night sleep! My 3 comments are that the window sills need to be cleaned of dead bugs, there are multiple spiderwebs in the corners of the room walls,... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to review us and give us your feedback. This year, being extremely wet for our desert climate, has been especially “buggy” and we try our best to keep up but it has been challenging for our housekeeping staff. We will try harder. We have a new maintenance and facilities coordinator... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Friendly staff, cozy pools with great views. We did not stay on site. We just went for the pools. They are currently renovating, and offered a small discount on the fees for the pool. There were not too many people there, which was quite lovely. We drove from Alamosa, and it was about 45 minutes.

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and for taking the time to give us your feedback....and for your patience while we do some upgrades to the property. Just in case you are not aware....we offer discounts on soaking for Alamosa County residents on Monday-Thursday (local rate of $12 vs $15). Also, every Tuesday is "$10 Tuesday" and all guests get in for... More 

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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is where you go to get away from it all. Very nice rooms (recommend the King Suite that has the kitchen; stop in Alamosa or Poncha Springs to stock up on groceries). The views are unbelievable and the three pools allow you to move around for different temps. Wife had a 90-minute massage while I caught up on some... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review and for giving fellow travelers helpful tips. We look forward to seeing you again in August. We are constantly working to make improvements and customer feedback is vitally important to that goal. We hope you enjoy the new things you find on your return. Marquita Oliver for JJHS More 

Lambertville, New Jersey
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Spent two nights with girlfriend and her sister and brother in law. Our room was pleasant and well decorated. Our traveling companions stated in a tent on property (also on property were teepee and yurts). Hot soaking pools were nice (3 temperatures). While we were there there was a women's retreat that sometimes made dining area quite crowded. Staff was... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. Yes, it can get pretty crowded at breakfast time with retreats going on. The actual nearest restaurants are in Villa Grove, 5 miles away from us....one closing at 4pm and other open from May through October and it is quite nice. We are looking into... More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

PROS: -Good little hot springs resort, with a nice vibe. -Reasonably priced admission fee, and some Salida lodgings have discount arrangements for their referrals. -Scenic setting. -3 pools with different water temperatures -Can stay in the hotel, or in cool-looking yurts -- which we understand are quite popular, even in winter (although we didn't stay overnight in either but just... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write a review. Yes, we are quite out of the way, but we prefer "NOW-here"......as we consider our "Journey" as a destination. We hope to see you again some day and please check out our overnight lodging for an extended stay. Thanks again Marquita for JJHS More 

Montrose, Colorado
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36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Spent two quiet evenings at this spa. Three soaking pools, sauna and spa treatment rooms. My wife had a 90-minute facial and I an hour therapeutic massage. Both were excellent practitioners and reasonable prices. Rooms clean, comfortable and also reasonable. We'll be back!

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending time with us and for taking the extra step to give us a review. We are so happy to have had you stay with us....happy you enjoyed your spa treatments and will anxiously await your return. More 

Broomfield, Colorado
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The yurt is heated in the winter and cool in the summer. The hot springs are set with great views to enjoy. The staff is helpful. 2 resident owls greet us every time we arrive. They provide robes, towels, breakfast. There is a medication walk to do. There is a conference center for retreats or a small 50 - 70... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review....but most of all thank you for making us your "annual destination". We look forward to seeing you again next year and hope 2015 will be your Best Year Ever. More 

central america
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Found Joyous Journey Hot Springs by accident. We love a good soak so we stopped to check it out. The daily rate for the hot spring pools was $15 per person per day, seniors $12. Not bad at all, the pools are very nice, clean and pleasingly hot. The view of the snow capped Sangre de Cristo Mountains on a... More 

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Marquita O, Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review of your recent stay. One of the positive things about our location is the peaceful remoteness. But with that comes the challenge of finding food, as you mentioned. There is normally an option 5 minutes away, the Steel Horse, but they are seasonal and had closed for winter the... More 

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