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“Lovely relaxing experience, different!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Onsen Hot Pools

Onsen Hot Pools
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Owner description: Immerse yourself in the views, the pure waters, and the fresh mountain air, as your mind and body surrenders to the deep penetrating warmth and gentle massage of our private pools. Housed in cedar-lined bathing rooms, complete with shower, changing area, breathtaking mountain views, and unique picture-windows that retract into the roof at the touch of a button. At night dim the lights and watch the southern constellations wheel past overhead!
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Baby buggy parking
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12 reviews
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“Lovely relaxing experience, different!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

We were collected from town by shuttle bus and taken to the hot pools, on arriving at the pools, the girl that drove got out of the bus and said follow that couple over there and disappeared over the hillside, so first impressions were not good. However when we found our way down to the reception we did receive a warm welcome. We hired towels $3 each very reasonable and were shown to our hot tub room. The water was hot, bubbling and very inviting, we pushed the button to roll back our roof to expose the most fabulous view over the valley. The novelty of the cold water being delivered overhead was different. We satyed an hour, it was a lovely relaxing experice and could only have been bettered by going at night under the stars.

Visited February 2012
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“enjoyed the experience...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

probably not enough time in the pools; felt a bit pressured and timed. Amazing view though!

Visited September 2011
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Cowra
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Interesting spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2012

We spent a wet afternoon, one hour actually, at the hot pools just out of Queenstown. The place was tucked out of the way overlooking the River. Each person/ couple gets a private room with a hot tub and you can adjust the garage like window at the front to look out over a spectacular view while sitting in the tub.
It was all clean and friendly and a relaxing experience.Something we wouldn't normally do but would probably do again now we know about it.

Visited March 2012
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Sudbury
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Beautiful view, lacks atmosphere”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2012

Remember to take swimsuit and towels and any shampoo etc for afterwards. This is not like a north American spa and it was not well explained at the I centre. Towels are available at a cost.
However the room, the tub and the view were amazing and well worth the visit. Staff are very efficient, but once in your private room you can have a lovely time. Open the window and you see the boats go down shot over river ( a long way away). We even saw a rainbow, right in front of us!

Visited March 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“pleasant spa”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

We booked the spa straight after we finished the Milford Sound walk and found the temperature very pleasant but not nearly enough jets to soothe our aching muscles.
Staff were all quite friendly.

Visited March 2012
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