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Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Very relaxing. I would recommend going in the winter, as I imagine it may be too warm in the summer.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anchorage, Alaska
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Hot water a go go.

The facilities are clean and in good condition. We liked the cooler pools, but luckily there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Year round world class hot pools! Relax in the odor free, natural hot mineral water that bubbles directly into the bottom of the soaking pools at 112 cooling to 102 degrees F. Summer Olympic swimming complex, waterpark and indoor aquatic center...more
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430 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
+1 800-423-8597
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very relaxing. I would recommend going in the winter, as I imagine it may be too warm in the summer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bambee93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The facilities are clean and in good condition. We liked the cooler pools, but luckily there are several to choose from! The price is pretty good and you just have to swim in the hot springs when you come to Lava Hot Springs! ⛲

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A B
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A must visit if in the area. Pools offer various temps. Not a good place to bring small children or obese adults.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I love the hot Springs pools. There are 4 large pools that have a variety of temperatures for your bathing enjoyment.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bill H
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I've been coming to lava hot springs since I was a kid. It's always nice and relaxing and the price is excellent. Just $6 a person. The heated sidewalk is super nice in the winter. Just go, soak for 30 mins to an hour and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank MCortes512
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off for a lunch break and soak. Beautiful,clean area with nice picnic tables for lunch and plenty of space. Hardly anyone else there, so we had the entire 112deg pool to ourselves.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

We frequent the hot pools in the winter months. Warms us all the way through with a variety of pools and temperatures to soak in.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christy C
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Clean surroundings, fun to try out the different pools. A couple of them are way to hot to get in, but still fun to try out.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

These pools are very nice. The restrooms & changing facilities are clean and it's nice to have the option of varied temperature pools

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LM0073
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Just stopped for the afternoon on our journey! Nice quaint town! People were awesome! I walked around and talked, while my Gypsy girls tried out the hot springs!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robin B
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from LavaHotSprings | Property representative |
Hi tcrownden, Thank you for your question. There are so many things to do in and around the town of Lava Hot Springs. The attractions in Lava are: World Famous Hot Springs, Olympic Swimming Complex and Indoor Aquatic... More
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Halfpint93 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hot Pools hours are 9am to 10pm and till 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. You do not need make reservations for the Hot Pools but room reservations with the lodgers in town are recommended.
March 5, 2017|
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Response from geo_chic | Reviewed this property |
My preferred hotel is the Home Hotel which is nearly next door. Great rooms, great staff and within walking distance of nearly everything you'd want access to at this time of year. Granted it is at the opposite end of town... More