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Orem, Utah
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We love this historic old hotel. The charm is everywhere. The overall feel is similar to a bed and breakfast and/or Inn from a century ago. I especially love the windows above each door into the rooms and can just picture Teddy Roosevelt (we stayed in his room last time we were here) enjoying his "usual" room. The staff are...

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is an awesome place to stay, yes the outside is in need of a little "tlc" but they are working on it. The inside is wonderful, a 102 yr old building. Our room was beautiful, roomy, cool, quiet....the restaurant and bar..5 star. We sat in the bar and the Executive Chef mixed wonderful drinks, he went over the whole...

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Tullahoma, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Found this hotel through Trip Advisor and made a reservation. My daughter and I loved the whole experience of staying in a historic hotel and having the opportunity to soak in one of several mineral baths. Bill checked us in the hotel and gave us all of the information to enjoy our stay. In the morning we had a continental...

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HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Cindy, Thanks for visiting us with you daughter. We loved having the both of you and are glad you were able to spend some relaxing time together at the hotel. We do hope you are able to return to Lava Hot Springs and are able to stay with us again.

Hubley, Ns
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Looks a little worn from the outside but this is an amazing place to stay. Lovely old building, with friendly staff and hot springs on site. Rooms are right on the river, so the rushing waters can lull you to sleep. Handy to everything in town. Had a great time here.

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HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa, responded to this review

We are so happy that you chose the Riverside Inn & Spa as your destination! And most of all very happy that you enjoyed your stay and nice comments. Please visit us again, we enjoyed having you as a guest.

Reviewed 9 June 2016

We have been to Lava before, but always with our children and camping. We have always wanted to visit without our children, and to experience the hot springs there. We decided my birthday would be a great opportunity. When we arrived at the hotel we were pleasantly surprised. It is a quaint place, we had a nice spacious room and...

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HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Alison, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our hotel & spa. We are so glad that you enjoyed your birthday "getaway" and were able to experience the spa. We all need to make time to rejuvenate. Hope to see you again soon!

Helena, Montana
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Yes it's old and a bit rundown. The rooms are large and mine was very clean (this has been a criticism in other reviews). The staff was very friendly. The indoor saunas are a somewhat decrepit, but the inn is close to the community spa and pool. I did not eat in the restaurant, so can't comment on that. The...

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HistoricRiversideInn, Owner at Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for staying with us. Yes, the new carpeting is now installed in the hallways and stairways. It looks great! In addition, most (16 out of 18) of the guest room floors have been restored to the original wood floors and are graced with beautiful wool area carpets. We keep making improvements, so we do...

Boise
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Century old historic hotel, upgraded yes still rustic in the right areas to keep the charm. Bed and chairs were comfortable, room was clean and airy. Not 21st century, a/c is portable and TV is an older TV but all worked fine. GREAT dinner at the Portneuf Grille, nice bar and lounge, they provided robes and towels for the soaking...

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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed a night at riverside to break up a long drive from southern Utah to montana. The corner room had two windows, so I fell asleep to the sound of the running water in creek. The hotel is older, but is clean, charming and had friendly staff. I would definitely stay here again!

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Logan, Utah
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Very nice older hotel. They were working on the floors in the hallway, but the rooms were all completed. Staff was friendly and very helpful. Food was great! Chef Alanzo was fantastic. The private spa pools were perfect. Finally the couples massage was amazing. We will return.

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Sandy, Utah
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This hotel is amazing my husband had never been to lava hot springs ever! It was a wonderful first time experience for him. Riverside Inn is so cute, quaint, and very comfortable, it is also very welcoming and affordable. I would recommend this hotel to everyone! Liz Tuttle is awesome! She was helpful and very personable. she has an amazing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa is a historic, full service, boutique hotel, spa, restaurant & lounge located in downtown Lava Hot Springs. Featuring 18 guest rooms, onsite hot mineral springs & massage therapy, the acclaimed Portneuf Grille & Lounge which is open nightly for dinner, meeting facilities, free wifi & complimentary Continental breakfast. The Riverside features 24 hour staffing and service. The hotel is located within 2 blocks of the Foundation hot mineral soaking facilities. ... more   less 

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Address: 255 East Portneuf, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Region: United States > Idaho > Lava Hot Springs
Price Range: $113 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Riverside Hot Springs Inn & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Just talk to the very friendly and helpful staff working at this hotel. All the rooms r open so you could look at them easily.”
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“Teddy Roosevelt Junior Suite is perfect for 2 people with seating area and a large bathroom.”
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