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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Didn't want people with money to spend a 120 mile drive to this place but thank you for the wasted gas. Tired to pay but the late night guy didn't let us and said we could go in the hot springs cause it was late.

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Spokane
Reviewed September 11, 2016

I have stayed at Sierraville Hot springs in the campground three times and the first two times where okay and it was peaceful and reasonably clean even though the campground tend to be dusty. However last year and then again this year the place was crowded and unsanitary. Why? Because from labor day onward many people returning from the burning...

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arizona
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Although I really like the setting and how quite the place is I find it very disturbing and almost gross that people don't put towels underneath when they sit on the chairs with their bare butts!!!!!! Ive gave the lady a feedback and she had an attitude, she was defensive and she said that that "it is clothing optional and...

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1Thank ziuta
San Francisco, California
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Very quaint, relaxing and refreshing place. It's clothing-optional, and most people opt for it, so beware. You can camp on the premises. The fee is somewhat steep, but to be honest, the staff seems a bit relaxed about it. The most popular spring looks like a swimming pool, which is a tad unromantic, but there is a little round really...

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Phoenix
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Very unsanitary. After going here I got a really bad cold. Can not say it was from soaking here, but the hygiene of the people here, and there were people here with colds and who knows what on the day I went here was something to be desired.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Sierra Hot Springs was a trip we made because of our love of their sister facility at Harbin Hot Springs. Sierra Hot Springs did not disappoint. The little cafe there served amazing food and coffee. You definitely will not go hungry there. There is camping available there as well as rooms to rent. The springs itself is much smaller than...

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2Thank naturist1234
Grass Valley, California
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

I love this "old hippie" enclave! We have been coming here for some 10 years or so and the magic never wavers. It is quiet and peaceful here and for the most part, people respect that. The outdoor Serenity pool is a rock enclosed, soft sand bottom, delight. You are under the pines and full sky. The hotter Domed pool...

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1Thank rebeccav262
Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed February 6, 2016

For someone from east of the Mississippi it is somewhat difficult to find true hot springs, and the Resort gives a great chance to experience the hot springs and the Sierra Nevada mountains. It is a very convenient 1/4 mile walk to the springs, and has a wonderful lodge ambiance. We particularly enjoyed sitting by the wood stove fire and...

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Sydney
Reviewed January 23, 2016

As a repeat visitor to Harbin Hot Springs I learned about their sister property Sierra Hot Springs on previous stays but I was always on the wrong side of California every time I visited. This time I was finally in the neighbourhood and after some serious hiking up in Lassen Volcanic National Park who wouldn’t say no to a a...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 9, 2015

Great healing waters. Loved soaking in these quiet hot springs on the edge of the Tahoe forrest. It is the kind of place I would recommend for foreign and local travelers. it has a full kitchen and dinner is served at the restaurant Wed - Monday.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sierra Hot Springs is a non-profit retreat and workshop center located at the cusp of an enchanted forest and a beautiful alpine valley. Here, it is impossible to resist the overwhelming sense of tranquility. The natural spring water is as smooth as silk, and the pools are a true experience. For centuries, Native Americans have regarded this land as a sacred healing place. Now we invite you to discover its incredible powers for yourself. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sierra Hot Springs Resort & Retreat Center

Address: 521 Campbell Hot Springs Rd, Sierraville, CA 96126-1000
Location: United States > California > Sierraville
Price Range: $27 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Sierra Hot Springs Resort & Retreat Hotel Sierraville
Sierra Hot Springs Resort And Retreat Center
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“bring ear plugs if you stay in the dorm, since some of the guests may snore!”
 of 5 bubbles BenR376, Feb 6, 2016 | Read review
“Try the Watsu massage!”
 of 5 bubbles CraigR56, Aug 17, 2015 | Read review
“right of left correctly up or down inside or out”
 of 5 bubbles graysonc32, Jul 9, 2015 | Read review
“go during the day. in the evening, it can take on a less holistic, more amorous vibe”
 of 5 bubbles ekimberle, Aug 19, 2014 | Read review
“go for the domes, or cabins if they have put them in”
 of 5 bubbles JohnB739, Jun 10, 2014 | Read review
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