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Tumbling Waters Inn

427 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Our room was paper thin, we could hear the neighbors every screaming loud word in their domestic dispute. Couldn't sleep, couldn't get ahold of any staff members. Finally left with scared crying kids at 2 am, beds unused. I Requested a refund- Celeste's response they can't control who they rent to, so only halls a refund. Here it is over... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The room was remodeled. Clean. Coffee maker, refridgerator and microwave. They now have an office right in the building. So no longer do you check in at some other location. And you have the roaring Portneuf river right outside your room. I've come here for years and Tumbling waters has gotten better. You just can't beat walking a few steps... More 

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Worst motel outside of Mexico I have ever stayed. empty beer can, used pod of coffee in maker, used washcloth in shower, disrepair and broken fixtures, Has not been vacuumed behind furniture in ???? Unsafe, poorly lit stairs. Dead flies in light fixtures. I would never, ever stay there again. The condition of the room stated loud and clear the... More 

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Heber Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went up here for an annual family reunion. I want to end on a positive note so I'll start with the Bad: Parking! The parking lot is shared with the hot pools across the street and there is very very little parking. The parking lot is cramped and its hard to even back up, or get in your car... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We reserved a 2 bd/2ba "villa" for a family reunion with Tumbling Waters Inn. It by no means was a villa. You entered the only door up stairs(in the alley) into a bedroom, then into a bathroom with a curtain, walked passed a stairway down to nowhere, where there was a set of bunk beds, then into a kitchen, into... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stayed here for one night (thank heaven only one) possibly the worst room I have ever stayed in any where in the world. Dated, dingy, run down, broken down mattresses, dirty bed spread, unkempt. My wife would not even use the shower. These guys have nerve charging what they do and even calling this anything but a bad experience. Will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

The old walkways to the upper rooms are ready to fall through. The bedspreads and towels are threadbare and gross. It is close to the great hot springs but would never stay there again. The AC barely functions. The bathroom is tiny. TV is tiny and no Internet or cable. Yikes!

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Shelton, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is an older cinder block built hotel from the 1950s? Has microwave, refrigerator, tv with no remote, and separate bathroom with shower. It does have an electric fireplace and AC. Our double queen bed room was $90. You do share the same parking lot for the complex across the street. 1st floor has tables and chairs next to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I enjoy staying at the Tumbling Waters Inn. Their cottage rooms (I believe that's what they call them), have a full kitchen, plus two queen beds. I, also, enjoy that they have a gas fireplace. They are just a block away from some personal springs that we like to go sit at. I would recommend someone to stay here. I... More 

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