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Just OK

Have been to a lot of hot springs, and this is one that is just OK. Nothing special, and most... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Antigua and Barbuda
A Refreshing Morning in the Hot Springs/Pool

We are staying in San Luis Obispo, about 15 minutes north of the Avila Hot Springs and I go there... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Thomas P
St. George, Utah
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Oct 27, 2018
“Just OK”
Aug 23, 2018
“A Refreshing Morning in the Hot Springs/Pool”
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250 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach, CA 93424
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Have been to a lot of hot springs, and this is one that is just OK. Nothing special, and most likely won't return

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

We are staying in San Luis Obispo, about 15 minutes north of the Avila Hot Springs and I go there regularly in the morning to swim. The facility is rustic to the point of being quaintly run-down and badly needs a good program to replace...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This place is horrible to camp. They have you camp in an alley on a narrow gravel driveway between two RVs. There is nobody running any enforcement of rules so for two nights in a row we have had loud neighbors playing Reggaeton and drinking...More

Thank softli
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely plain and unpretentious, this pool and hot spring are well worth a visit. Across from a farmers market, with an option to rent bikes, and a camp ground behind it, this is an easy way to spend a cool day when the beach is...More

Thank MichaelFryar
Reviewed June 18, 2018

First the Good the staff is friendly & helpful even the lifeguards which are more attentive then anywhere I've been without them being "Nazis", he water is clean the pool is warm the spa is HOT! The place has seen better days the chaise lounge...More

2  Thank CC R
Reviewed April 18, 2018

How this place ever stays in business and even grows is beyond me right next to the freeway and the side street is very very busy and dangerous. It's been here a very very long time and has a hot water spring fed pool. Maybe...More

Thank harveymushman99
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Not fancy, but the water is great. Amenities are clean and basic (took a while to find a women’s shower,) but the price is an excellent value even without the “over 50l discount. The hot pool is not too deep and comfortably holds 10-20 people....More

Thank minimuffinlover
Reviewed January 1, 2018

The actual mineral pool, and cool regular pool, were fine and an enjoyable experience on a chilly December night. The after 5 PM price was reasonable, although there is supposed to be a movie shown after dark, but a good hour after sunset, it hadn't...More

1  Thank rbsolo
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

This hot springs has probably seen better days. The waters were clean, but not that hot. The warmest pool was small and crowded. The big pool was much larger, with life guards and floaty noodles. We went as it was getting dark, so that was...More

Thank jodiedillman
Reviewed August 26, 2017

It's just too expensive for what it is. They either need to fix this place up a bit or charge less. If you're driving through, give it a skip unless you're desperate for a warm soak for some reason, and if you're a local, I...More

1  Thank valerie r
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May 15, 2016|
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Response from tvvvv2016 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above traveller. It's $6.00 for seniors from 8:00 AM until noon, and $10.00all day. Otherwise, I'm pretty sure the daily rate is $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for kids.
July 18, 2015|
Response from Mindy S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are... for a fee. I think it was $10 per person to get in to the pools and hot springs.