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Lithia Springs Resort
Ranked #2 of 31 Ashland B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Rocklin, CA
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“We loved it!”
Reviewed October 18, 2007

Wow, we had the opposite experience of some other reviews. Arrived on a cold rainy day, and found we were upgraded from a "garden room" to a suite. It was lovely! You enter to a sitting area with fireplace (gas), couch, TV, CD player, and then a small bar and the hot tub with the mineral springs water. Yes, the water tasted and smelled SLIGHTLY of sulphur, but it wasn't that overwhelming...and they offered filtered fresh water with carafes in the lobby area and filtered ice if you preferred. We enjoyed taking a nice hot bath in the water, and it didn't leave us with anything but a relaxed feeling.

There was a separate bed and bathroom, which were also nice and roomy. (Also a shower, if you're not into the tub.) I will say some of the furnishings was slightly worn, but certainly more than adequate.

We had the breakfast and it was above average for a more or less continental style and there was no problem with availability (we were there off-season and it was clear the inn wasn't very full) There's a large lobby/library/dining area, all charmingly decorated with a big friendly cat taking care of the place. There are flowers and gardens throughout the site. Service was great!

  • Liked — overall comfort and charm
  • Disliked — can't think of anything.
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank DuffyMo
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2007

We went to Ashland with another couple for a week long holiday. We rented a house that didn't turn out to be what was represented on line. We decided we really couldn't live there the entire week and started looking for another place. Well, August is high tourist season and most places were booked. We went by the Lithia Springs Resort just to talk to them about their upcoming availability and to see the place before we made any decisions. The grounds were unreal! All of the gardens and patios were extremely well maintained and made it so comfortable to be outside and enjoy the weather. The manager was very accomodating, understanding our situation and rearranged guests so we could check in the following day and make sure we had a room right next door to our friend's room. The rooms were clean and spacious. Yes, they were just a little tired but had many extras that made a longer stay more convenient. The staff was helpful with dinner reservations and directions. The breakfast every morning was fully stocked with a variety of breads, cereals and two hot dishes. The cookies that were available throughout the day made snacking very easy. Yes, the water smells a little unpleasant at times but it rarely lasts for more than a few minutes. We throughly enjoyed our stay and will go back.

  • Liked — The gardens, gounds in general and patios
  • Disliked — Rooms could use a little freshing up
  • Stayed August 2007
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3 Thank temp.europeans
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Vancouver WA
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2007

Went to celebrate our honeymoon. Booked a cottage & they gave us a lesser rm and charged us more than they originally quoted. Room was ok but every time you flush the toilet or run water it smells like someone passed gas! My husband & I actually ended up leaving this hotel early only to stay at another where we could shower without worrying the whole world could smell rot on our skin.I would not wash my big toe in Lithia springs (mineral) water! The jacuzzi is a joke and breakfast was stale and cold like it had been heated out of a frozen entree.The staff was rude and made our stay unbearable. My husband and I joke that one of the staff reminded us of the main character in the movie "SYBIL" if you are unaware of it, I'll say it simply.. multiple personality disorder. They would tell us one thing and then do another. We were told when we got there they accidently booked our room so they were giving us a better rm. Only to stick us in a smaller less than average rm. The next day we were moved again because a customer that checked in could not climb the stairs to his rm so we needed to give him our rm. So we packed everything up and moved, the next day (even though we said we did not want to move again) we were told that the rm we wanted originally was vacant & we needed to pack up & move because it is what we asked for & someone else requested the rm we were currently in. Then we were charged the highest rate for the nicest rm for every night we were there even though we only had the nice rm for 1 night!!!
The drive in should have been my first RED FLAG because you drive by beaten up houses and its next to a car lot. Oh well at least hopefully I can save one of you the money and time for NOT STAYING AT LITHIA SPRINGS!!!!!!!!!

  • Liked — NOTHING
  • Disliked — THE SMELL AND THE RUDE STAFF
  • Stayed July 2007, traveled as a couple
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7 Thank travelgurus07
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ashlandinn, Manager at Lithia Springs Resort, responded to this review, August 1, 2009
We failed to meet the needs of these two newly married young travelers, which is most unfortunate.

Yes, this is a hot springs and yes there is sometimes a sulfur smell to the water, but usually only at peek-use times. As to the rest of the confusion, I have no explanation, as no complaint we given to our staff.

However, we offer, on the web site and in our Room Binders, that we guarantee your satisfaction or we will refund the cost of your accommodations.

I wish we had been given the chance to refund these young people's money, they would have felt better, as would we.
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chelan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2007

I would recommend that you do not stay at Lithia Springs Hotel in Ashland, Oregon.
When my wife and I arrived we did not get the room we had reserved. The next morning we went to breakfast 20 minutes before the breakfast was over. We were told that they would not make any more because of too many kids had eaten before us.
Lithia Springs claims to have "healing hot-springs water" The water smells of sulpher. I could not take a shower or a romantic hot tub with my wife because of the horrible smell. She also developed a strange rash on her leg. Have you ever brushed your teeth with rotten eggs?
The last straw was when we had discussed changing rooms with the manager. She said that we might not have to change the room and that she would notify us. She did not notify us of the room change and when we left the hotel for a morning activity we arrived back at the hotel with a letter from the manager on our door. The letter stated that we would be charged what ever fees the hotel would incur because other clients wanted our room.
This hotel is dishonest, and made us feel that we were unwelcome as paying guests.
My wife and I travel approximately 20-30 days a year and we have never been treated so rudely - Do not stay here!

  • Liked — landscaping
  • Disliked — hot springs stinks like rotten eggs
  • Stayed August 2007, traveled on business
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6 Thank stehekein
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Hillsboro, OR
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2007

Stayed in suite 3 on 3/7/07. As other Trippers have noted this Inn is in a strangish location, on the outskirts of Ashland close to a car dealership and a few homes needing a little attention. Both the location and the "stinky tap water" are a product of the Inn's original siting on top of a Lithia Spring.
The tap water has a mild sulphur smell, but there was bottled water in the in-room fridge. Our room was clean, with a front sitting room, a two person jetted tub on one side, separate bedroom and bathroom. Everything was red carpet or tile, nicely maintained.
The staff was very cordial and helpful. The breakfast was very good, especially the incredibly light homemade scones. Fresh OJ, spiced pears, organic strawberry preserves and eggs benedict completed the meal.
There is no in-room t.v..
The grounds were very well maintained, with paths for strolling and enjoying the many plantings. Spring should be beautiful there.
We chose this facility because they do not allow smoking or pets. I'd recommend it highly to anyone with similar interests. Our price was $100 due to off season rates, and that seemed to be a fair price for the value rec'vd.

  • Liked — Clean, no smoke-no pets policy
  • Disliked — must drive (and then find parking) for any activity in Ashland
  • Stayed March 2007, traveled as a couple
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4 Thank OlPO
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Corte Madera, CA
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2007

After reading some of the other reviews here we were hesitant to book a room here but decided to give it a try, and am I glad we did. The staff was welcoming and extremely helpful. The room was a great size for a family, well decorated and comfortable. The peanut butter cookies, wine and cheese were a nice afternoon bonus, and like some other reviewers, we weren't expecting fine dining for a freebie so we thought it was very good and a nice touch. Breakfast was fantastic and the fact that it is included makes it a very good deal. Yes the water smells like sulfur BECAUSE IT'S FRESH MINERAL WATER. Some other reviewers just don't seem to get the concept. The tubs are more than adequate and my skin felt fresh and smooth after just one day here between the bath and shower.

They will be adding a market here at some point in the future and having some fine dining, something to look forward to. The staff seemed genuinely concerned about our thoughts and how to improve the hotel in the future. Do not expect a luxury resort but for the price I highly recommend it, we were very happy.

Stayed March 2007
Helpful?
3 Thank rocker98725
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Southern Oregon
1 review
Reviewed February 18, 2007

Just what we needed. As two working parents, this was just what we needed. Charming, relaxing and attentive and helpful staff. The cottage was charming, the evening wine and cheese tasting well organized. The staff was helpful in setting up our side by side massage as well as the wine tour the next day. We would stay there again in a heartbeat.

Stayed December 2006
Helpful?
Thank MoCurtis
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Property: Lithia Springs Resort
Address: 2165 W Jackson Rd, Ashland, OR 97520-9026
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Location: United States > Oregon > Ashland
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Ashland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lithia Springs Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to your private sanctuary, a spa-like retreat celebrating artisan waters and nature. Choose from 38 studios, bungalows and suites designed with our guests' utmost comfort in mind. Experience a restorative soak in the healing mineral waters available in the privacy of your room. Resort amenities include seasonal saline outdoor pool and jacuzzi, beautifully manicured gardens, complimentary hot breakfast buffet and afternoon tea treats. Located just 3 miles from downtown Ashland, it's a perfect location for an intimate escape, fun-filled getaway, a romantic wedding, or a family vacation. ... more   less 
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