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Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Relaxing get away

Wanted to try the hot springs out and it was very relaxing. I was early and checked in at the... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
MOBX
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Foster City, California
via mobile
A little relaxation to start the day

My daughter and I had The Works appointments the morning after an extended day of wine tasting... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Julie Q
,
Rochester, Minnesota
via mobile
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About
This Napa Valley landmark soothes visitors through mud baths, steam rooms, massages and more. For 64 years and still family owned and managed, a visit to one of the few remaining family ventures is old school and good...We are real!
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1331
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 30, 2013

Describing my experience at Dr. Wilkinson’s is challenging because in the end: I found the treatment relaxing and was glad that I did it. However, there were several odd/uncomfortable steps along that journey. I apologize in advance for the length of the review, but as...More

19  Thank Tim R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Have never had the mud bath treatment before, so cannot offer an opinion on how this particular business compares to another, but I want to share my experience because even though there are a lot of good reviews for this spa, (the reason I booked...More

10  Thank missyWCTx
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2016

We are so sorry that your visit compelled you to leave a review such as you did. Realizing that mud baths are unique and not the usual “spa” treatments, I must supply you and all who read this review the facts and supply absolute corrections...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

My husband and I had a couple massage. I had Andy - He is amazing - he has great energy and strong strong hands. I enjoyed it so much that I sent my close friend to see him the very next day. I cannot wait...More

1  Thank Melissa1962
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Located on the main street of Calistoga, this is a quick walk from many of the lodgings. It is somewhat dated, but clean and the staff is very supportive and informed. Because it is a smaller facility, there is a more intimate and less rushed...More

2  Thank Bev K
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Calistoga is a historic town at the far end of the wine country. It’s charming, full of little shops, bars and amazing eateries. Dr. Wilkinson’s is the place to stay and experience the traditional mud bath. Excellent facilities, great staff and windrrful accommodations if u...More

1  Thank Tom3669
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to try the hot springs out and it was very relaxing. I was early and checked in at the hotel front desk where they had a place for me to change into my bathing suit and gave me a towel. I was directed out...More

2  Thank MOBX
Reviewed August 19, 2017

I had not been to this spa in over 15 years. Finally able to carve out some me time. You are greeted by a professional staff and they were on time. Martha was the attendant for guiding me thru the process and she was fabulous....More

1  Thank Tara S
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had The Works appointments the morning after an extended day of wine tasting 🍷. Lots of toxins to get rid of! I experienced Dr Wilkinson's twenty five years ago and the process is very similar. You are greeted and led to...More

3  Thank Julie Q
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Over the years, we've alternated between Doc Wilkinson's and Indian Springs. The latter has gotten kind of expensive, though we like the pool, but this year we opted for Doc Wilkinson's and were not disappointed. The spa attendants and massage therapists were the friendliest and...More

2  Thank TucsonCurt
Mark W, Manager at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

So happy that you enjoyed your visit! We are celebrating our 65th anniversary in Calistoga. Come visit again soon! -Mark

Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Made my appointment for "the works" package deal which includes mud bath, mineral water hot bath, steam room and hour long massage. The massage was excellent and everything else was only a prelude to the best massage I've ever had. Ask for Roy as he...More

1  Thank Simon B
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Thanks much for the great review!! Hoping to see you here again soon! -Mark

Reviewed May 7, 2017

My wife and I have enjoyed hot springs and similar treatments in other countries. Here you start with a dip in a tub filled with a muddy medicinal mixture, then 15 to 20 minutes (?), then some time in a steam room, then a dry...More

2  Thank wher2next
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2017

Thanks for the lovely review! Your comments and observations are well taken and have been shared with staff! Having been around for approaching 65 years, family owned, with day to day family management, appreciative comments such as yours are brilliant! In fact, we do maintain...More

Reviewed March 29, 2017

Once again...I checked in to Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort and I was a little early...Nick once again recognized me...but I also noticed him talking to other return guests. This is what makes the place so special. When I walked down the terrace Monique from...More

Thank katharine m
Mark W, Manager at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2017

Thanks a bunch!

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horseloverm
May 8, 2017|
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Response from Albert L |
Hello. Regarding the size of the mud tubs, imagine a large bathroom tub but much deeper. When I was there I saw a very tall and large man using the tubs with no mention of a problem. Since the staff are so accommodating, I... More
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