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“Disney Land of hot springs”
Review of Baldi Hot Springs

Baldi Hot Springs
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$121.00*
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Arenal 1968 Park Hiking Tour with Hot Springs
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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Disney Land of hot springs”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

This place is huge and very commercial. They do a good job of putting plants throughout to make it seem more natural but there is loud music blasting from next door and plenty of people.

Pros:
- Waterslides (right one is lame, left is intense, and white is good)
- Being able to watch UT college football at pool bar
- Lots of pools with various temperatures

Cons
- Buffet (don't get dinner option with package)
- loud music coming from next door

Expect to pay $6 for locker, $5-6 for beer, and $10 for cocktails that are measured but tasty.

Service is ok. Overall, this is worth a trip. Even if it's raining they have covered pools that are plenty warm.

Visited December 2012
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Andover, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Not what I expected”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is probably not entirely fair but we booked this through the travel company and I did no independent research. This is a series of warm to hot water pools at a hotel. I was expecting a natural hot spring and a nice dinner. What I got what a water park version of hot springs and a bad meal. The meal is buffet style and set up to feed a lot of people quickly. The food that should of been hot was not. The Tamale was the worst one I have EVER had and I am even comparing that to the hormel ones in a can. There are three water slides and I am amazed someone has not been seriously injured on one. Also - there was a lot of making out even though this was supposedly a family friendly venue. I guess they were making families - so my daughter got a few unexpected lessons in the birds and the bees. I am not a prude but really people - there are rooms for that.

Visited December 2012
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not natural hot springs”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Baldi hot springs was a little disappointing as they are not natural hot springs, it was like being in a giant bathtub that was really hot. If you want to experience the hot springs, spend a little bit and get a pass to Tabacon. They have natural hot springs and are much much better.

Visited December 2012
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Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Best developed hot springs ever!”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

We are hot springs freaks. We like to find natural ones, out in the wilderness. However, once in a while a developed hot spring opportunity arises. This is undoubtedly the best on the planet. Although it is somewhat glitzy, with bars that serve soaking patrons, you can go up higher. The further up, the hotter the pools. Expect many people. Be sure to find the cave with a waterfall--like a sauna. There are also waterslides, but I was warned about the dangers lurking there. This is not to be missed even if you are averse to developed hot springs!

Visited December 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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“Pretty + Expensive = Pretty Expensive!!”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

Glorified water park, great for kids, overpriced food and lodgings. More romantic and adult orientated hot springs (Temales) right across the street. Better food and no screaming kids.

Visited January 2012
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