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Riverside Hot Springs Inn

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255 East Portneuf Avenue, P.O. Box 127, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This charming older Inn is just lovely. Set in a cute little town, the people do not treat you like a stranger. My sister and I were treated like a little family in a family. Our dogs were welcomed as well even though we had a German Shepard and Doberman. We were on off season so the rates were very... More 

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Thank Lynn L
Green River, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We try and visit Lava at least once each year. We stopped on the way north this time. It was a Thursday and they have "date night" special on Thursday. Live acoustic music and garden dinner. I had the filet and have had none better. The meal was gourmet quality. Always a treat and always where we stay.

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Thank Tim W
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed one night (on July 4) as we were passing through town to Grand Tetons National Park. It was a super cute and quaint hotel with friendly staff. I believe there are only 18 rooms and the hotel is 102 years old. Our room was clean, spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed having everything in one spot.... More 

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Thank Jessie S
Riverton, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Riverside Inn last Thursday. I stay here every time I go to Lava because it is a charming, well kept place right in the middle of town, in walking distance of all restaurants, pool, tubing, and town hot springs. It is always clean, the employees are beyond friendly and helpful, it has its own restaurant and bar... More 

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Thank jlbev
Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this historic old hotel. The charm is everywhere. The overall feel is similar to a bed and breakfast and/or Inn from a century ago. I especially love the windows above each door into the rooms and can just picture Teddy Roosevelt (we stayed in his room last time we were here) enjoying his "usual" room. The staff are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an awesome place to stay, yes the outside is in need of a little "tlc" but they are working on it. The inside is wonderful, a 102 yr old building. Our room was beautiful, roomy, cool, quiet....the restaurant and bar..5 star. We sat in the bar and the Executive Chef mixed wonderful drinks, he went over the whole... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Found this hotel through Trip Advisor and made a reservation. My daughter and I loved the whole experience of staying in a historic hotel and having the opportunity to soak in one of several mineral baths. Bill checked us in the hotel and gave us all of the information to enjoy our stay. In the morning we had a continental... More 

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Thank Cindy M
HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

Cindy, Thanks for visiting us with you daughter. We loved having the both of you and are glad you were able to spend some relaxing time together at the hotel. We do hope you are able to return to Lava Hot Springs and are able to stay with us again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Looks a little worn from the outside but this is an amazing place to stay. Lovely old building, with friendly staff and hot springs on site. Rooms are right on the river, so the rushing waters can lull you to sleep. Handy to everything in town. Had a great time here.

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Thank scotiajim
HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you chose the Riverside Inn & Spa as your destination! And most of all very happy that you enjoyed your stay and nice comments. Please visit us again, we enjoyed having you as a guest. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We have been to Lava before, but always with our children and camping. We have always wanted to visit without our children, and to experience the hot springs there. We decided my birthday would be a great opportunity. When we arrived at the hotel we were pleasantly surprised. It is a quaint place, we had a nice spacious room and... More 

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Thank Alison C
HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

Alison, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our hotel & spa. We are so glad that you enjoyed your birthday "getaway" and were able to experience the spa. We all need to make time to rejuvenate. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Helena, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Yes it's old and a bit rundown. The rooms are large and mine was very clean (this has been a criticism in other reviews). The staff was very friendly. The indoor saunas are a somewhat decrepit, but the inn is close to the community spa and pool. I did not eat in the restaurant, so can't comment on that. The... More 

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Thank Mark H
HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for staying with us. Yes, the new carpeting is now installed in the hallways and stairways. It looks great! In addition, most (16 out of 18) of the guest room floors have been restored to the original wood floors and are graced with beautiful wool area carpets. We keep making improvements, so we do... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The full service Riverside Hot Springs Inn is a historical hotel located in downtown Lava Hot Springs. The Inn features 18 unique guest rooms, meeting facilities, on-site hot mineral soaking facilities and massage therapy. A full service restaurant and lounge are on-site and open nightly for dinner and weekends for breakfast. The Riverside features 24 hour staffing and service. The Inn is located within 2 blocks of the Foundation hot mineral soaking facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Hot Springs Inn

Address: 255 East Portneuf Avenue, P.O. Box 127, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Location: United States > Idaho > Lava Hot Springs
Price Range: $83 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Riverside Hot Springs Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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