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Lava Spa Motel & RV Park

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Off Highway 30 and overlooking a river, this low-key motel directly across the street from the newly renovated, world-famous Lava Hot Pools, and is a 6-minute walk from South Bannock Historical Center, and 17 miles from Haystack Mountain. Down-to-earth rooms (some with river views) offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, sitting areas, minifridges and microwaves. Family rooms add separate bedrooms, while suites feature in-room whirlpool tubs. Children age 17 and younger stay with an adult at no additional charge. Parking is complimentary. There's also an on-site RV park. Pets are welcome for a fee.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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My daughter and I have friends that live in Lava. I have never been and was impressed with the cute little town. This hotel could use more parking for sure or at least assigned parking for each room. The bed was very comfortable but the room could use some TLC. Happy about
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We rolled into this charming town equipped with a travel guide’s knowledge of hot springs and hotels. We booked two additional nights after our first night at the Lava Spa Motel & RV as we were enchanted with the enduring nature of this hotel serving hot springs guests since
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I booked a ‘river view’ room that was just a view of the rock wall across the river. There were 8 couples that made this trip, one of the couples had their reservation lost but ended up with a ‘spa’ room (just a large bathtub - one of their most expensive rooms) for $40 less
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I'm trying to be positive, but the location is the only thing this place has going for it. I can only speak for the room we were in...it was not very nice at all. The box springs had giant stains on them, the walls had been patched but not repainted over and it just seemed old
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Response from Joshua L, General Manager at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park
Responded 23 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences you might have experienced during your time with us. We always take feedback seriously and work hard to address our guest's concerns to make sure each and every stay is a great one. We take pride in all of our rooms and appreciate you making us aware of the issues you experienced in that individual room, as we wish to give everyone comfortable rooms at the most economically friendly prices around. As for the sign for perfect reviews, we simply wish to reward all of our wonderful repeat guests who have 5-star experiences here with a discount on their next stay as a sign of gratitude, and assume all of our 5-star reviews are genuine. In the future, if you experience any problems with your room, we pride ourselves on being a small, family-owned, 24/7 operation and are available at all times, so please don't hesitate to approach us with real time feedback so we can come up with a solution to work around each and every guest and request. Thanks!
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Nice, clean, comfortable, quiet, spacious, updated, a good mattress, nice view of the river, and across from the hot springs. Good friendly help. We would definitely stay here again. Thank you, we had a lovely stay.
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Response from Joshua L, Manager at Lava Spa Motel & RV Park
Responded 13 Oct 2018
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback. We sincerely appreciate your review and business!
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Our RV park opens up in April for the summer season with full hook ups (electric, water, sewer). However, we do offer limited hook ups (electric and sewer) throughout the year. Thank you for your question, and we hope to earn your business in the future.
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Unfortunately, we do not offer live-in tenants at this time. We are a small resort town and are fully booked almost every weekend, so at this time we are unable to accommodate long-term tenants.
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"Don't stay in room #123."
"We were happy in the River room with a view of the river and a king size bed."
"Don't! They are not dependable with reservations. They lose things regularly."
"Fabulous view of the river."
"If they have hot water - not bad - right across the street to the Hot Springs"
US$72 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesIdahoLava Hot Springs
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