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Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort

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Address: 1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: +1 707-942-4102
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This Napa Valley landmark soothes visitors through mud baths, steam rooms,...

This Napa Valley landmark soothes visitors through mud baths, steam rooms, massages and more. For 63 years and still family owned and managed, a visit to one of the few remaining family ventures is old school and good...We are real!

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I have never had a mud bath prior to coming to this spa, so it was a welcome treat and a little weird. The smell of the mud is like sulfur it's very pungent. Actually sitting in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2016
nadjah n
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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting experience with the mud bath. Probably will like to do annually. Though, I may say its a personal preference.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I have never had a mud bath prior to coming to this spa, so it was a welcome treat and a little weird. The smell of the mud is like sulfur it's very pungent. Actually sitting in the mud is stranger and really hot. I couldn't really relax, but you get to soak for a long time after. Honestly the... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Your comments are truly appreciated and your kind words have been shared with all staff members! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Seattle, Washington
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153 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The mud spa is amazing - peat, sulfur water and volcanic ash. You stay in this mix for 10 minutes, wash off, spend another 10 minutes in a sulfur water bubbly bath, 10 minutes in a steam bath, and end with a "wrap" to relax, refresh and cool down It was extremely relaxing, plus I had just pulled a hamstring,... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Worst ever. $358 wasted. When generating a complaint, Carolynn Wilkinson and the spa manager were rude and non-compliant to my concerns. RUN FROM THIS PLACE

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Marin County, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I stayed here with my parents, very relaxing, friendly place. The accommodations are clean but nothing special, unless you really want the true vintage feel. The baths however are lovely, and the hot bath is inside so it stays hotter, the other two baths outside are warm and then cool. Goldilocks could have fun trying the baths here! I also... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! I am truly happy that you enjoyed your time here! Our mineral waters are fresh and come from the grounds beneath us at boiling...and indeed, there is sulfur in the water. We've just ramped up our wi-fi in all guest rooms and now offer premium channels as well as easy access to the relaxing... More 

Oakland, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

So I made a trip up to Calistoga with a Girlfriend and our kids for Easter Break and we staggered our massages so that someone was with the kids poolside while the other person was getting a treatment. I asked for a woman. But apparently she called in sick. I have never been so happy my wishes weren't honored. Tim... More 

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Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shelly A, Thank you so much for the review! So glad that you enjoyed your recent visit! I have passed along your kind comments to all and hope to see you here again soon! Best wishes, Mark Wilkinson More 

Alameda, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I have been going to The mud baths for the last 25 years. This has always been a no thrill experience as far as decor.This facilityI believe started in 1952 and is an old facility. I did have the mud bath, mineral bath , sauna and wrap. Was not able to book a message I assume because of availability. This... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews, but as this experience was so abysmal I felt it was my fair duty to ! If I had read the reviews and even the managers responses on trip advisor beforehand, it would have kept me safely far away from the dr wilkinson spa from hell ! Firstly they make you enter the experience through... More 

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Daly City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Yes it is me again!! A happy, calm, peaceful, rested person after staying at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs!! I was AGAIN greeted kindly and swiftly...never do the front desk agents make you wait...and checked into my poolside room with new age music playing...ahhhhh!! Nick at the front desk was kind enough to give me a pool side room..next to the... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I have visited the Calistoga bathes for many years. If you are looking for a high end spa experience, this not your place. If you would like a relaxing mud bath experience without paying a fortune, you will enjoy The Dr. Staff is friendly and welcoming. You will receive a 10 minute mud bath followed by a 10 minute mineral... More 

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