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California Hot Springs Resort

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Address: 42177 Hot Springs Drive, California Hot Springs, CA
Phone Number: (661) 548-6582

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Historic resort has survived the ages, barely

I started coming here with my parents in the 60's. Back then, the large hot springs building was more like a ymca. There was a volley ball net and various games for teenagers... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2016
Bill F
Woodland, CA
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Gardnerville, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

A true hidden gem. The people are lovely and the ice cream was fantastic. The pool was clean and soothing and the bathrooms were nice and clean.

1 Thank kchurchmanu
Bakersfield, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

First summer owning a home Up here. Never came here so today stopped by to eat. The food was just ok. Then we decided to try the pool. She had a suit and so did my two year old. My daughter 12 and myself didn't. So went to pay the lady asked how much I told her my daughter and... More 

1 Thank Tommy L
Woodland, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I started coming here with my parents in the 60's. Back then, the large hot springs building was more like a ymca. There was a volley ball net and various games for teenagers, all free. Additionally, there is a pool and hot springs sauna originating from a geothermal source. During WW ll, the area was an interment camp for Japanese.... More 

2 Thank Bill F
Taarnby, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

After spending the morning in the mountains we came to California Hot Springs Resort to get breakfast. Time was 2 minutes past 11:00 AM, and they refused to serve breakfast as it stopped at 11:00. There were nobody else but my wife and I in the restaurant. OK... We ordered Sandwiches and got what I would call the worst sandwiches... More 

Thank Volle1953
Porterville, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

excellent service...and great food.. very nice place...very relaxing....good beer...lots of fun.. nice peaceful drive

Thank portervillin
Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We discovered California Hot Springs about 10 years ago and been coming back each year in October/November. Camp on grass with full hook-ups, how good is that? Excellent campground, never crowded and in the middle of nowhere. Best place to relax with a huge pool full of warm water across the road (virtually no traffic). A heaven for any camper... More 

2 Thank sjopjm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

My hubby and I arrived here after an amazing walk through the Trail of 100 Giants. The weather was a scorchingly hot - lovely, as it is winter in Australia. We had a delicious chicken salad roll (served with the obligatory pack of chips) and, after being given a sample taste by the lovely young lady at the kiosk, our... More 

5 Thank Aussiegirl177
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I mostly just come here to shower, but since I'm paying $12 anyway, I usually soak too. I wish the place opened earlier. By 10 o'clock, it's almost too hot to soak in the super hot water. I manage to stay until around 11am, but by that time I'm way too hot. I'd like to get more than two hours... More 

2 Thank Blaize S
Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We were camped out near there, at the White River Campground, which is in itself, one of the best kept secrets of the area. Lots of meat bees, so watch out for them. They sting!!

2 Thank Natureb0y77
Porterville, California
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343 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

$12 for a day pass now, instead of $10. Not much has changed since I was here 2 years ago, but it was nice to kick back and relax for 4 hours, even tho you aren't supposed to bring in food or drinks from the outside we did. Just wish it was a closer drive from Porterville...they have lockers available... More 

3 Thank RicDic

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