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Oakley, Utah
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Upon check-in at 3:00pm, noticed the transom window above the door was broken. Staff was notified. NOTHING WAS DONE! They couldn't even be bothered to at least tape up some cardboard, let alone fix the window. They charged me the full price of my two night reservation. I stayed one night. Three months later I am still in dispute with...

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Wife and I made a day-trip to soak in the pools owned by the Hot Springs Inn. There's a nominal fee if not a guest at the Inn. It's a pleasant experience and very relaxing particularly on weekdays when school is in session to avoid crowds. We've also stayed overnight at the Inn on previous occasions. The main building is...

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Riverton, Wyoming
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Amazing how these reviews are so subjective one reviewer complained about how dirty the pools were well during our stay they were squeaky clean and we were informed and witnessed that two pools were drained and cleaned each night. We stayed in the Blue House which was a two bedroom apartment with a kitchen and cooking utensils. the entire property...

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Idaho
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This place was AWFUL!!! besides the fact that the air conditioner was taped in to the window oh and don't let me forget that there was NO BATHROOM in our room!! the place is ran down and old and not to mention its haunted. if you want to stay in a complete dive be my guest!

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Salt Lake City
Reviewed 26 July 2016

10$ to hang out all day. Locally owned. No crowds. I didn't stay at the hotel. I just used the spring pools. Shady spots for when the sun is shining too. We had a great time and want to go again. For sure.

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This place was awful. It's old and run down, it smells weird. It was so dark in the room it couldn't tell you of it was clean. The bed was so uncomfortable my back aches the next day. The room was tiny, there was barely any room to walk around the bed. And the walls were so thin we stayed...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The inn has lots of character and an outstanding breakfast. We opted to stay in a room with en-suite facilities but a toilet actually in the bedroom is not really my choice. We had a jacuzzi bath but no shower, so used the one in the shared bathroom next door. The main reason for staying here besides the brilliant breakfast,...

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1Thank Naomi M
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 19 June 2016

My family stayed in the Blue Hotel; very run down and in need of repair. The mattresses were terrible, very hard and springs sticking in your back. I do like eclectic décor but this was more like garage sale furniture in need of repair and paint. They need to update their website pictures so you can see what this place...

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Boise ID
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Our Granddaughter chose to go to Lava for her graduation trip. We stayed at the Aladdin upstairs. Our bathroom was across the hall, it was so fabulous. A little Aladdin door that stepped down into a fun bathroom. Jacuzzi tub, double sinks and cute decor. It was very warm in the evening so I recommend leaving the windows open. Our...

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The place is old, like ancient native american healing grounds, and 1930's brick hospital. Some say it's haunted with friendly ghosts. No doubt the entire property is in need of work. One of my bed lamps had exposed wires and a broken top so the bulb hung down, there are cats around and the dining hall had a smell of...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lava Hot Springs Inn

Address: 94 E. Portneuf Rd, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Region: United States > Idaho > Lava Hot Springs
Price Range: RM479 - RM483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lava Hot Springs Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“There are no good rooms. Do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles katefromoakley, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask questions. Some have bathrooms but most in the old main building don't.”
 of 5 bubbles LVR44, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We did hear the train go by quite a few times, would be a good idea to bring some ear plugs if you are a light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles 2OFHARTS, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The rooms aren't nice. There are very few rooms that have a toilet behind closed doors. Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Yoginimae, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you like to wake up late stay in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles fredsS2500GJ, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
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