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Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

430 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
+1 800-423-8597
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Some nice hot pool for soaking

My wife partook of the hot springs while I went for a walk (I get overheated after about 5 minutes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fsh4Fn
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Mesa, Arizona
Wow! This place does it right!

We have visited the hot pools several times with our kids. This last time we went as a couple and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angie H
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Year round world class hot pools! Relax in the odor free, natural hot mineral water that bubbles directly into the bottom of the soaking pools at 112 cooling to 102 degrees F. Summer Olympic swimming complex, waterpark and indoor aquatic center provide excitement for the entire family. You can scream down the waterslides at the summer fun Olympic Swimming Complex or dive from the 10 meter diving platforms. Play in the year round Indoor Aquatic Center with Portneuf Kiddie Cove year round. Camping, lodging, food and fun are located next door in the town of Lava Hot Springs.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“changing rooms” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
430 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
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+1 800-423-8597
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife partook of the hot springs while I went for a walk (I get overheated after about 5 minutes in the springs, so not worth the price for me). She loved it - came out relaxed and flushed from the heat. I have been...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the hot pools several times with our kids. This last time we went as a couple and that was really fun too! We have always loved swimming at hot springs, but sometimes hot springs can be under-maintained. Not this one!!! This one...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and well cared for. The hot pools are amazing. We went at 9:00 am and there was no crowd! By 10:30 am, there were a lot of people!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the pools are too hot for me but we always have a great time. Was especially impressed with the cleanliness this time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pools have a loose pebbled rock base which adds a natural feel, very nice. I would recommend starting with the coolest pool and working your way back up to the hottest pool. The coolest pool is still very hot.

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All you need is some money, you can rent towels and a suit and enjoy several well-maintained pools that are set up like large Jacuzzis.

Thank Hoach
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the kids to Lava for the day over spring break. it was cold and snowy which I think is the perfect weather to sit in the hot pools. We sat in all the pools and even braved the really hot one for a few...More

Thank Carol L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really well kept hot springs. There are 6 different pools ranging from 104-112. Very nice pools, clean, newly remodeled bathrooms

Thank suefurey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I went here on a Tuesday during spring break. We bought the all day pass which is only $6 p/p. They give you a wrist band and you can go in an out all day long. It was nice to do since...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Can't really go wrong with this pizza place. They have a bunch of non-pizza meals as well. Good selection of beer on-tap

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travelbuff0701
8 April 2017|
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Response from Halfpint93 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hot Pools hours are 9am to 10pm and till 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. You do not need make reservations for the Hot Pools but room reservations with the lodgers in town are recommended.
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Silviane S
6 March 2017|
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Response from geo_chic | Reviewed this property |
My preferred hotel is the Home Hotel which is nearly next door. Great rooms, great staff and within walking distance of nearly everything you'd want access to at this time of year. Granted it is at the opposite end of town... More
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Bonnie Davies C
10 February 2017|
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Response from tinfish485 | Reviewed this property |
Both the KOA and Mary's Place campgrounds are walking distance from the hot pools. Both seem small, quiet and beautiful.
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