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Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort

1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1331
+1 707-942-4102
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Fun, unique, a mud bath you'll never forget

We went for "the works". It was really fun to sit neck-deep in mud, rinse off and get a massage. I... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2013
kate S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
What a fabulous Spa!

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay! I had a mud bath, mineral bath and massage... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2013
Tobetta
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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!
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“steam room” (20 reviews)
“mineral bath” (21 reviews)
“peat moss” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515-1331
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+1 707-942-4102
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

We went for "the works". It was really fun to sit neck-deep in mud, rinse off and get a massage. I can't recommend it enough and would definitely go back. The atmosphere is laid-back and fun, a refreshing break from some places that take themselves...More

1  Thank kate S
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2013

Dear Kate S, Thank you for your kind review! I am happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon! Warm best wishes, Mark Wilkinson P.S. Gratuities can be left on a credit cad for the staff...sorry for any...More

Reviewed 13 July 2013

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay! I had a mud bath, mineral bath and massage. Kathryn, my masseuse was incredible! Having been to a couple of other spas, this is the only spa we will go to in Calistoga from now...More

Thank Tobetta
Reviewed 10 May 2013

My wife and I stayed overnight at DWHS and of course had to do the mud ......"the works". I was totally apprehensive but after reading reviews and encouraged by the wife, I was willing. The mud is like nothing other! Imagine a hot steamy oatmeal...More

1  Thank Jake R
Reviewed 9 April 2013

My wife and a group of her friends visited for a spa day for a bachelorette party and had a great experience. Clean, relaxing, and a care-free time! Mark Wilkinson and his staff were very helpful in making this a great relaxing day!

Thank KareyU
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Perfectly preserved resort, looking as though it was pulled out of 1950s Palm Springs! Had a wonderful, incredibly relaxing time at first mud bath. Will definitely return for more!

1  Thank scott_chris
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I visited on Valentines Day with my husband and enjoyed the experience. Although our reservation for the afternoon was initially lost, they were able to accommodate us a couple of hours later. If you are looking for a fancy spa this is not the place....More

2  Thank sbadOcca
Reviewed 20 October 2012

I recently went to Dr. Wilkinson's for "the works" (mud bath, mineral bath, and steam) with a massage. The facility is more along the lines of a bath house than a traditional spa, which I was prepared for after reading reviews. The mud bath itself...More

1  Thank DCtravlr
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Loved "The Works" which includes mud bath, whirlpool bath, steam, blanket wrap and massage. It is two hours of bliss! You will be so relaxed by the time you are finished you will want to take a nap. The treatment uses Calistoga's volcanic ash combined...More

1  Thank InternationalGal
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Four of us went for our birthday celebrations. We were initially hesitant about which mud bath to try but finally settled on this one as the most authentic of those described. It was authentic. We were neck deep in pure mud. You are in your...More

3  Thank KMissyHMHP
Reviewed 14 September 2012

I traveled from Indiana for 3 days in Napa. A new experience like a mud bath sounds cool. I called to make reservations for the 4 of us, the night before. The gentleman I talked with suggested we not reserve - as it would be...More

5  Thank dot23scott
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horseloverm
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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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