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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We stayed 2 nights in a king room. This was our second visit; the first was several years ago. The room was improved: new floor in the bathroom, nice comforter; however the sheets were 180-thread-count scratchy. The pools were immaculate. Employees were helpful. The tip envelope said that the housekeepers are volunteers - seemed odd. Overall it was a good...

1Thank Rivergrl822
Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 18 January 2012

I have been a frequent visitor of Cottonwood Hotsprings over the past 10 yrs. In fact I purchased the punchcards when they were sold. Used to love the place for its laid back atmosphere, and the high quality of the water. Over the last 2 years, there has been a steady and noticeable decline in the cleanliness and quality of...

2Thank kattybikegirl
Reviewed 11 December 2011

I went to the Hot Springs with a couple of friends while visiting in Buena Vista. The massage & pools were relaxing, but the overall look of the grounds leaves a whole lot to be desired. Granted, this place doesn't claim to be a state of the art spa, but a little TLC around the property wouldn't hurt. It just...

3Thank Ttoopel
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2011

I literally just got back from Cottonwood hot springs near Buena Vista, Colorado and it was one of the best trips of my life. I guess it depends on what you want from a vacation...if you want prima donna treatment, go to a hotel I guess. But I found the service to be fine, and the people who worked there...

2Thank supermomimnot
Crested Butte, Colorado
Reviewed 16 October 2011

I have never been so miss treated in my life. Upon arrival myself, fiance, and two friends (all around 30 years of age and very clean cut) were greeted by a man behind the counter looking at us up and down and promptly leaving the front desk. We waited for approx 5 min for him to come back and once...

8Thank mightyknight
San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 October 2011

We went here expecting "rustic charm" as advised by the Lonely Planet. Instead we got rude signs everywhere and half the pools out of action (the hot ones). To use the hot tubs it is a ridiculous $15 per hour per person on top of the $15 entry. When I asked why the hot tubs were locked when half the...

4Thank keentraveler2011
Reviewed 3 October 2011

This place would be ok if the admission price was 8-12/ pp- totally NOT even close to worth 17.50 for Adult or 15.00 child weekend price. The only changing rooms are a 1 room in an old building (actually smelled like it hadn't been cleaned all year)!! No indoor shower facilities or even decent restrooms. This place needs a serious...

1Thank SweetHomeColorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 22 September 2011

We received a very gruff greeting because we arrived ten minutes early. Not "Welcome to Cottonwood Hot Springs in and Health Spa. We're glad you decided to stay with us." Shame on us for being early. Our room was not made up while we were there, but they expected us to tip, even leaving a tip envelope in the room...

1Thank ciezie
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 September 2011

Well, we didn't even get to stay. I made a reservation for this past Sunday over a month ago. I reserved a double bed in the dorm room. We showed up after a 9 hour hiking day, looking forward to soaking and relaxing. Upon arrival we were told the whole dorm room was rented to a single family. Ummmm, huh!?...

5Thank amydg33
Salida, Colorado
Reviewed 30 August 2011

Cottonwood Hotsprings has succeeded in discouraging bringing children to use its hot springs facilities. They have recently raised their rates to $10.00 for children 0-5!! This makes the grand total for a one-hour soak for a family of 4 (2 adults / 2 children under 5) to $50.00!! This is a ridiculous price to pay and, due to some of...

3Thank August D

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
we are a unique one of a kind natural hot springs, that also has lodging, 12 lodge rooms, I handicap suite, 3 cabins, and 1 3bd cottage, each cabin has its own private hot spring pool. 1 weekly vacation cabin. and a 5 room B&B. day soaking is $15/$20. Our rates include the use of the 5 outdoor soaking pools. Our rooms have been completely remodeled after a mudslide and a fire in 2013.because of the fire we are still in the process of the rebuild. All of our rooms have been upgraded to be as green as possible. All natural bedding, Led lighting, in floor heating, wind towers, solar arrays etc. our focus is on our hot spring experience, and the spa that offers a variety of therapies. we also host workshops and seminars. We are a alcohol and smoke free environment. Our focus is on creating a quiet and peaceful experience for adults. open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Health Spa

Address: 18999 County Road 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9502
Region: United States > Colorado > Buena Vista
Price Range: RM156 - RM1,005 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn And Health Spa
Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Health Hotel Buena Vista
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“The rooms on the second level have the best view, but all rooms are located on the parking lot, so there's no getting away from the noise.”
 of 5 bubbles AVK1949, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“there are none”
 of 5 bubbles 442judyp, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room 12 is furthest away from the noisy front desk/check-in area, but it's upstairs and there's no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles ediegretchen, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Take a side trip up 306 to Cottonwood Pass you might see some bighorns.”
 of 5 bubbles jays754, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The King Cabin was our choice.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlieOrlando, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
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