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Orvis Hot Springs

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Address: 1585 County Road 3, Ridgway, CO 81432-9508
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Beautiful scenery, SUPER crowded, DO NOT bring kids

My spouse and I have visited Orvis many times and always enjoyed our stays. In December 2016, however, it changed. On a freezing Tuesday evening in December, well after sundown... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Greeley, Colorado
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Greeley, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My spouse and I have visited Orvis many times and always enjoyed our stays. In December 2016, however, it changed. On a freezing Tuesday evening in December, well after sundown, the pools were PACKED. There were hardly any parking spaces available outside, and we had to walk across the ice-coated and slippery parking lot just to get in. When we... More 

Thank DenverPios
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of hot springs in the West....some of the finest are in Colorado. Visiting SW Colorado always includes at least one visit to a hot springs.....usually the public pools in Ouray or the Weisbaden. This year, though, we decided to try something different. Orvis Hot Springs is a few miles North of Ouray. Some people rave about... More 

1 Thank Canyonwren2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a unique place to relax and soak. Keep in mind it is clothing optional so if you have kids...well. That being said I saw few folks in the buff. The staff is wonderful and the grounds are lovely. I prefer to go at night when you can look up at all the stars when it is clear. They... More 

Thank PrincessWildhair
Bedminster, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This is a great day trip, if you are visiting Telluride and want a break from skiing, or you hit a week with poor ski conditions. The "tubs" are clean, people seem very nice and the employees are very helpful in getting youoriented. It is clothing optional, so not for everyone, but there is one indoor pool for clothing only.... More 

Thank mkskier
Page, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Three nights in the Americana Room while mixing soaking with shopping and exploring Ridgway and Ouray. Bathrooms down the hall but not inconvenient. Great bed, refrigerator in the room. Great view of the mountains. Perfect staff. Multiple hot ponds, even one for kids and another for smokers. A hot pot. Sauna....massage, indoor hot pool.

Thank Riverkilt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Nice place with nice large natural soaking pool fed by hot springs. One smaller pool called the lobster pot. There is an outdoor dry sauna and indoor dressing rooms. The place is beautifully landscaped.

Thank Lookylou8
Moab, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I've been to this hot springs many times. The location is stunning. This weekend was not a pleasant experience. Too many people in the pools at once and also moms with babies in diapers! I thought that was against health code? I left after a few minutes. Could not shower because there was a long waiting line. Not sure I'll... More 

3 Thank Moabone
Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with the landscaping and beauty of Orvis! My first impression was a little offset because the lady working the front desk was not very friendly and halfway through our soaking session in the large pond she came over to check the water temperature and said to three clothed people who were soaking "here half the time... More 

2 Thank SammyGrace11
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

This was my first experience with a daytime clothing optional hot springs. The pools were nicely spaced . I had expected more of a spa like experience but mainly just a hot springs type of experience. But they offered spa services but I was eager to leave after my hour there I didn't check out what else they had to... More 

3 Thank mygirlieDenver
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit Orvis on a cloudy/rainy day since hiking was out of the question. It cleared up by the time we got there and we had a lovely afternoon. Soaked in several different pools including the lobster bath, which I loved- so hot!! The landscaping is beautiful and creates a very relaxing atmosphere. I liked this so much... More 

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