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“Awesome Getaway” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort

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Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
15870 County Road 162, Nathrop, CO 81236   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Nathrop
Basalt, Colorado
1 review
“Awesome Getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We had an incredible first visit to the Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort. A group of 8 of us rented a 2 bedroom plus loft cabin, and it was the perfect weekend! The cabin was spacious and clean, and fit us all perfectly. The beds were incredibly comfortable, the views were great off both the front and back porches, and it was an easy walk to the hot springs. We were a bit disappointed when we came to find that the cabin did not have an oven - the description read "complete kitchen" which we figured included an oven, so we brought enchiladas to cook for the group. After speaking with the manager on duty and expressing our disappointment, the staff found a way to cook our enchiladas for us, which was incredibly nice of them! The hot springs were just lovely - so relaxing. Especially the Chalk Creek hot springs. We'll be back soon!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

After a day trip up to St. Elmo, we stopped at Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort for a late lunch. What a treat! The gracious host seated us on the deck overlooking the perfectly manicured lawn with a view of Mt. Princeton. It may seem like a small thing, but we loved the ice tea! The French Dip sandwich was especially good, and my companion enjoyed her salad. Our server did a good job (but shouldn't all servers at a mountain resort be able to identify the peaks out the restaurant window?). After lunch we walked around the resort. The gardens were lush and very well-kept. We peeked in the new cabins and thought they looked plain, but clean and nicely appointed. The adult spa was inviting. Our quick stop made me want to go back!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Gary the Host helped me recover money that I had dropped out of my running shorts ! Thank you for your honesty.. Great hot springs! The pools were awesome and the rivere is great. The kids love the slide and there was plenty to the whole family to enjoy

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Aurora, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We loved the hot springs in the stream, and the pools were absolutely amazing! The people were extremely friendly and helpful. Michael made us the best paninis we have ever had in the juice bar. This will be one of our "Go To" places from this point forward and recommend it for everyone!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

This is the first time I've been to a natural hot spring and let me just say... It is AWESOME!!! Whether you relax in the pools where the water is pumped right into it from the hot springs or climb into the river to enjoy it right from the source. The only downer is that they don't allow booze. Overall though, visiting a hot spring is very fascinating and a "must do" if you are out that way!!!

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place is gorgeous in so many ways. The rooms are nice and comfy, although cabins are way better. All the facilities are clean and is beautiful. It's very relaxing for adults and active for children, specially since they built the 100 ft long slide. The restaurant's food was very good too.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Windsor, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Hot Springs Resorts Are Like Children: each is different and all are lovable. Mt. Princeton fits.

The cabins along the river are great. Be lulled by the babbling stream.

Definitely try all of the pools and spas. One might really float your boat.

The restaurant is friendly and pleasant.

The lox and bagel breakfast beats NYC.

There is lots of great hiking nearby, but not from the resort itself.

We enjoyed the trail to Agnes Vaille Falls.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort

Address: 15870 County Road 162, Nathrop, CO 81236
Location: United States > Colorado > Nathrop
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Nathrop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A gorgeous natural oasis surrounded by towering peaks. Your perfect getaway, with every amenity. Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort is where you can do it all. Satisfy your quest for adventure, experience the healing powers of Colorado hot springs, and indulge in pampering spa treatments. Unlimited outdoor recreation alternatives for every interest, in every season, at every level. Gourmet meals, choice lodging, and our welcoming staff await you. ... more   less 
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