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Lava Spa Motel & RV Park

359 East Main, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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#5 of 6 hotels in Lava Hot Springs
Off Highway 30 and overlooking a river, this low-key motel directly across the street from the newly renovated, world-famous Lava Hot Pools, and is a 6-minute walk from South Bannock Historical Center, and 17 miles from Haystack Mountain. Down-to-earth rooms (some with river views) offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, sitting areas, minifridges and microwaves. Family rooms add separate bedrooms, while suites feature in-room whirlpool tubs. Children age 17 and younger stay with an adult at no additional charge. Parking is complimentary. There's also an on-site RV park. Pets are welcome for a fee.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Vending machine
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Air conditioning
Seating area
Clothes rack
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
Arabic, Filipino
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We stopped in Lava Hot Springs on our way to SLC. The snow was coming down! We were lucky to come across Lava Spa Motel & RV as most of the rooms in the town were booked or would not allow our service animal. Rachel, the manager was accommodating as soon as we pulled in. She got us a "pet friendly" room and made sure we had all we needed after a long drive in the snow. The room she gave us was warm, comfy, clean & quiet!
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This was our 4th yr staying here.We usually stay in their RV park & really enjoy the location..right on the river everyone floats down.. So fun! We got a room this yr..July 4th weekend & was the best value for the money we believe.It had a fridge,microwave, bathtub/shower & air! Bed was comfy & room was clean & there was parking(always hard to find) Other family had to pay considerably more for a little nicer or the same for alot less(no air & shared baths)!The couple running it were really friendly & helpful.We will return next year!
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Our family was so excited to stay here for a family reunion. The staff was nice upon greeting. We quickly learned that 3 of our rooms didn’t have the AC working properly. Had it not been for my husband’s career being an AC tech, we would not have had working AC. The Managment told us, “we have staff service them every other week. Maybe they didn’t do it....” this was the extent of the problem, but they did borrow us a shop vac so my husband could clean all our evaporator coils and got them working. The following night we moved our dinner party to the location the manager told us was appropriate. While eating, a situation arose with another customer and our family. They were not sober and used violence and in appropriate language (we had a lot of little children around). We did our best to handle the situation and resolve it. It escalated and they complained to managment. Managment then requested that, “people staying there are saying you are being loud and disruptive. I need you to move your easy up and future meals to the grassy area on the other side of the motel and not here where everyone is... we just want to make everyone’s stay here a happy one.” My cousin complained what they did and how it was not ok. The manager told him she already spoke to them. How could she have if she didn’t talk to us yet to hear our side of things. We felt she was accommodating to the family that threw the loudest and biggest fit while we quickly took down our easy up and ended our dinner. The chairs in the room smell like butt (we found this out while playing hide and go seek in our room). Plumbing vibrates in the shower so shower earlier when it won’t wake anyone. Buy lots of ice and bring a cooler because your fridge may not be plugged in and cold ready for your food. They were great about holding our room key for us when we wanted to go down the river and complimented this idea and were going to use the option for future guests. We were told not to leave anywhere or we would lose our parking spot. Plan a trip that is in walking distance. They have more rooms than they do parking.
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We have stayed here 4 times, the rooms are good, some rooms need a facelift but the owners are super friendly. The prices are reasonable and right across the street is Lava Hot Springs..Clean and will continue to return here.
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After spending an hour walking around town trying to figure out where to stay (it was a weekday off season) we decided on the Lava Spa Motel for 3 reasons. 1. It was recommended by the lady at the tourist info. for a low cost place to stay. 2. It was right across the street from our destination- the hot springs and 3. The manager couple were super friendly and accommodating. The place is old and not pristine but we slept great, bed was comfy, fan kept room at right temp. and stayed on all night so it kept sounds out of room. It didn’t kick on and off like some do. and we even got good free coffee in the morning. We would definitely stay here again because of the hospitality.
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$72 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lava Spa Motel & RV Park
Which popular attractions are close to Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Nearby attractions include Lava Hot Springs (0.06 miles), Olympic Swimming Complex (0.2 miles), and Sunken Gardens (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include 78 Main, Portneuf Grille & Lounge, and Royal Hotel and Pizza Parlor.
Is Lava Spa Motel & RV Park located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Lava Hot Springs.
Are pets allowed at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including Arabic and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Lava Spa Motel & RV Park?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Chesterfield Townsite (9.8 miles).
Is Lava Spa Motel & RV Park accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.