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“Relaxing Hot Springs Next to the Rio Grade, with Mt. view!”

Riverbend Hot Springs
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Owner description: Located in the historic town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico and near Spaceport America, Riverbend is an affordable, smoke free, hot springs spa and resort, where guests can relax in a beautiful, laid back environment. It is one of the best hot springs in the southwest for its clean, comfortable pools and its unmatched views of the Rio Grande River and Turtleback Mountain.Guests choose from various public and private pools ranging in temperature from 101 to 108 degrees. They can soak in the mineral-rich, therapeutic waters by the hour, day, or stay the night and soak for free. From newly renovated and smoke free suites, family rooms or cottages, Riverbend has accommodations for most tastes and budgets and is dog friendly.Riverbend is walking distance to eclectic downtown T or C and its historic attractions, shopping, restaurants and art galleries. Outdoor recreation is found at the nearby Gila National Forest and Elephant Butte and Caballo Lakes. Riverbend is located on I-25 between Las Cruces and Albuquerque and is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day of the year.
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I just finished my fourth trip to Riverbend Hot Springs. Over the course of those four trips, I've enjoyed four of Riverbend's seven private pools (all except Tiera, Navajo, and Tewa). I can tolerate pretty hot water, so Rio is my favorite pool and Cielo comes in second. I've never stayed overnight (I stay at a motel nearby and commute to my sessions) and I've never ventured into the resort's common pools and areas. Generally, the establishment is very clean, beautifully styled, and a thoroughly tranquil experience, almost transcendent! I love sitting in the pools and watching the Rio Grande float by with Turtleback Mountain dominating the horizon. It's a perfect spot for a romantic getaway!
I've never tried any of the other hot springs in the area and Riverbend's pool are the ONLY hot springs I've ever enjoyed (I just moved to NM, originally from back east where there are not many hot springs), therefore I cannot compare. But just based upon driving around TorC and internet research on prices, I would suggest that Riverbend is probably the best choice for a hot spring experience in TorC. The staff is super friendly and accomodating.
Try it! I bet you'll want to return!

1  Thank Jared F
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a lovely place, right on the river, looking at the mountains in a tucked away part of town. The facilities are well maintained. Staff is very nice and helpful. I did a private soak which was a lovely end of evening respite watching the sunset, looking at the river, watching birds fly about and capture their evening meals. The soaking pools are well thought out and have cold water to cool off if needed and lounge chairs to rest. There are clever curtains on front of private pool enclosures to shield you from all directions if you are looking for maximum privacy. I hope to make it back here some day.

Thank balloonr
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I visited a few minutes before the sun set. What a beautiful experience! The view of the Rio Grande River and the mountains is something to behold. The staff was warm and the soaking pool and room were most inviting.

Thank Anne-Battiste
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Quiet relaxing warm soft water - an amazing experience- private rooms are great - clean - love the decor - view is amazing - pull the chain and cold water showers over you ! Must stop if in the area !

1  Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great choice if you just want to relax. Not a lot else to recommend the area but it is worth the trip if you just need some peace, quiet and hot water in a clean comfy setting with great helpful staff.

Thank Ken G
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