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Challis Hot Springs

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Address: 5025 Hotsprings Rd, Challis, ID 83226-4971
Phone Number:
+1 208-879-4442

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Wonderful place..we were given a tour of the house along with a history of the property and then enjoyed the large pool. Very relaxing.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Kim C
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Hailey, Idaho
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. I can't even express how disappointed my family and I. We have been coming to Challis for years and many other hot springs with our family all over the western United States. This is NO longer a family friendly place. This is not true Idaho. Children are no longer allowed to soak unless staying at the campground....which you couldn't... More 

Thank lawlessid
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wonderful place..we were given a tour of the house along with a history of the property and then enjoyed the large pool. Very relaxing.

Thank Kim C
Healdsburg, California
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231 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stopped in with some friends to soak in the mineral pools and they were great. Very soothing and peaceful.

1 Thank mrt1955
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Camped with my sister and her family who come here every year, she was apprehensive because of the managers previous treatment, very rude. Good news!! The rude "pool nazi" (another reviewers label) is gone and the family has taken over management again. Mike was super friendly and accommodating. It got cold and we wanted to plug our electric blanket in... More 

Thank JulesDurf
Boise, Idaho, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I make a point to come here at least once (sometimes twice) during camping season. It's a bit of a drive from Boise - but this quiet, friendly place is worth every mile. The new managers seem to have found their groove. Making our reservation and then checking in all went smoothly. We knew the holiday weekend... More 

1 Thank Susan K
Houston, Texas
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117 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

My wife and I visited this location on 8/28/16. As someone who is not camping proper educate says you should always check in the office especially on private property. Husband/wife are the new managers - wide range of views from those that have posted their experience. Our experience was great - wife asked the husband to show us around and... More 

Thank Chuck B
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect before we arrived, but we were greeting by a very pleasant and attentive staff. The accommodations were comfortable and spacious, and we even had our own bathroom. The pools were very clean and comfortable, unlike previous experiences I've had at other facilities. The surroundIng landscape is gorgeous, with mountains in every direction. And last... More 

Thank mad2279
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were going to stay here and also swim in the pool. We drove for hours and when we finally arrived we got out of our car and just innocently walked over to the pool to see it before we booked our room. An employee briskly walked up to us and said this was a private entity and what did... More 

1 Thank BYUtraveler
Lethbridge, Canada
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

First big mistake, we booked this place based on 35 people out of 44 giving it the full five star thumbs up. When we hear the words Hot Springs I guess we're spoiled, we have visions of the beautiful hot springs in the Canadian Rockies and elsewhere in the US - this is not one of the pretty ones at... More 

Thank Clarence Oscar C
Kalispell, Montana
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my mother, my 13 year old son, and my 6 year old granddaughter. When I called they had already booked their room that is for families with children, but they made an exception and gave us 2 rooms on the 2nd floor. They asked us to please make sure our kids were well behaved so as... More 

Thank Cynthia P

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