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Lava Hot Springs Inn

94 E. Portneuf Rd, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe I'd pay $50 for a night here, but given that our room had NO PRIVATE BATHROOM, no tv, ugly decor, tiny scratchy towels, tiny room and a mediocre bed, I don't know how they get away with charging as much as they do. The noise from the hallways and next door neighbors was ridiculous. More like staying in a... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From our first day to our last, we have been treated like family. FREE breakfast was abundant and delicious. Our room was comfortable, big and clean with flat screen tv and our private bathroom had a jacuzzi and a magnificent mountain view. We were there for VACATION so we gladly enjoyed the six mineral hot pools. George and Kristen were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a single night here in January of 2016. We stayed in a "Spa Room" with a king sized bed and a heart-shaped, jetted tub. So what's included for the (fairly hefty) price? A heart-shaped, jetted tub, a (MONUMENTALLY UNCOMFORTABLE) king-sized bed, a 32 inch tube TV, the smallest, scratchiest towels I have ever seen, a... More 

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Salt Lake City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my 2 kids stayed last night along with my mom in Aladdin room 4. I have previously stayed at this Inn over the years but in the main building. I love the pools and they are the only reason we stay here. This visit was a little weird for a few reasons... first, it is slushy and snowy... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here a couple of days ago. Have stayed here several times before - expensive for what you get for rooms (very primitive) and convinced myself it was worth it because I loved the pools and therefore wanted to stay here so I could make full use of the pools. This time, the pools were SO hot on Saturday that... More 

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Pocatello, United States
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

If you are looking for an at home feel with outstanding services, massage therapy, relaxing private mineral pools, romantic getaway with a superb staff look no further! Lava Hot Springs Inn offers a pet friendly, relaxing private mineral pools, bed and breakfast atmosphere with the full breakfast served and to top it off a staff that really goes the extra... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We stayed here in one of the King rooms. Very comfortable and relaxing. We were two of four people staying at the inn that night. The receptionists were very friendly and the other staff were as well. Two nice cats live at the inn too. Pet friendly as we brought our dog along. The hot spring tubs were very nice.... More 

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Midvale
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

DO NOT STAY HERE! I can't believe this guy is still in business? After our recent trip, I wanted to call the hotel owner and ask for my money back. As a seasoned traveler, I can appreciate the historicity of an old building/structure, but this is not old: this is run down and non-functioning. To hear the owner defend the... More 

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We stayed there for two nights right after Thanksgiving. Place made a terrible first impression with an overcrowded parking lot, and overcrowded pools. Kids shouting obscenities in the cooler pools, lots of adults trekking back and forth to the parking lot with empty red Solo keg cups that needed refilled, some people obviously drunk. So disappointing. I found staff friendly... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

I've traveled all over the world and this is certifiably the worst property I've ever stayed at ... and I have tried season after season to give them the benefit of the doubt but this last stay was our final and last attempt. Horrible accommodations! DO NOT EVER STAY IN THE ROOM "DOWN UNDER"!!! It's not up to code. It's... More 

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LHSI, Owner at Lava Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

Celina M, as a world traveler, should realize that\ buildings built before 1935 in tiny resort/mining towns that have been recently renovated and are now being used as guest rooms, may not meet the standards of the Ritz. Our website and policies are carefully explained in writing and verbally to those who express interest in our facility. Celina did not,... More 

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