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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an out-of-the-way spot to soak in hot springs. We stayed in one of the yurts which was clean and nicely furnished, but like a campground, there is a separate building with the bathroom and shower facilities. The amenities of the hot springs (pools, showers) are basic but clean. Staff was plenty friendly and helpful. Decent breakfast included. We...

Thank Katy R
Aurora, Colorado
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We enjoyed this little hot springs oasis ! It is not very big, but it is clean, and everyone was friendly enough without being too pushy. The pools were as warm as advertised. They had food and drink available for sale. It appears they rent yurts and motel rooms. We only stopped in for a day use pass. Very relaxing...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

For as many times as my husband and I have been through the San Luis Valley - this place was a total unknown, and we were surely impressed at the simplicity and beauty it had to offer! Check in was easy, and staff was super friendly and helpful in showing us around. I easily scheduled a massage, and went straight...

Thank Jessica T
Marquita O, Group Event Coordinator at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to write this fabulous review. Yes yes yes....we love Allison. We are blessed with amazing massage therapists. Thanks for the 5 stars. We love Joyful Journey and will look forward to your return....again and again and again. Wishing you the best day ever Marquita

Fort Morgan, Colorado
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have been going to Joyful Journey for years, But new management has changed from family friendly to clothing optional. They also are building a smoking Lounge for pot smoking. I don't think we will be back.

8Thank corinthians13-13
Manitou Springs, United States
Reviewed 21 December 2016

So tranquil and wonderful. Surrounded by mountains in this valley, so views are terrific. Been several times and each stay is wonderful. Nice breakfast included with your room or yurt experience. Everything is clean and inviting. They even have a pancake machine! Stay over a long weekend rejuvenates us and takes away all the rough edges. Don't go, it's our...

1Thank Kathryn L E
Marquita O, Group Event Coordinator at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to write this beautiful review and the five stars. Glad you like the pancake machine....we do, too. We will look forward to seeing you again and again and again and.......... Wishing you the best day ever

Calhan, Colorado
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We found Joyful Journey to be a complete delight in every aspect. It is a funky little resort but the room we stayed in was very well appointed and very, very clean. You have the option of staying in rooms in the lodge, or in a yurt, teepee, RV sites or camping sights. Panoramas of the majestic San Louis Valley...

Thank raylutz40
Marquita O, Group Event Coordinator at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent visit and for taking time to send us your thoughts. Yes, we are lacking in local eateries but the ones we do have are a joy and glad you found something in Crestone and Saguache. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 September 2016

After a day of hiking the Great Sand Dunes National Park it was awesome to come back to a tranquil place where I could soak my aching muscles and relax. The hot springs were perfect for that and actually loosened me up for another day of hiking. The surroundings are beautiful and it is clean. The people are very friendly...

Thank Jack I
Marquita O, Group Event Coordinator at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and for taking time to send us your feedback. Many customers enjoy a soak after a day at the Sand Dunes which we agree are a perfect ending to a day of sand and climbing. We are aware that our seclusion makes dining challenging. For this reason we have added gourmet frozen meals, sandwiches and dips...

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Joyful Journey is one of my favorite getaway destinations. On the valley floor near the northern entrance to the San Luis Valley, it sits alone with an expansive, panoramic view that takes your breath away. They have multiple options for overnight stays which include traditional hotel rooms, yurts, RV hook-ups, Teepees, and camping. I have stayed in all of the...

Thank Robin M
Marquita O, Group Event Coordinator at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Robin: Thanks so much for your repeat visit and for taking the time to send your review and stars. We are glad you enjoy your time with us and are noticing our ongoing upgrades. We value all our customers and especially appreciate those that come time and time again. We will look forward to seeing you again. Marquita

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Enjoyed a relaxing weekend doing hydrotherapy in the hot springs. Stayed in one of the yurts. Yurts are comfortable and quiet overall. Had a group of noisy campers who seemed to be unaware how their voices carried. Kitchenette that is available to campers and those staying in yurts, tee pees etc. were not modern or very clean. Had mouse droppings...

Thank Lotta80209
Marquita O, Group Event Coordinator at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending your weekend with us and for taking the time to give us your feedback. This is our busiest time of year for camping and this sometimes leads to a little more revelry than usual. We are constantly striving for improvements in all areas of our facility and updating some things to be more "modern"...

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed at the level of cleanliness (or lack there of) in all aspects of the place. The bathrooms were dismal, the pools were poorly maintained and the camping spots were filled with broken glass and leftover trash from previous campers. The grounds certainly had a gorgeous view of the mountains and one of the yurts seemed to be...

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Marquita O, General Manager at Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, responded to this review

Jennifer, thank you for expressing your concerns. Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa is a family owned operation. The family has owned this complex since the 1980’s and continue to make improvements. Many important improvements, while costly, are not immediately apparent to our customers. The hotel and conference center is relatively new. The new yurt you mentioned was completed this year...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Joyful Journey Hot Springs. We invite you to come and experience this wonderful sacred area sheltered beneath the towering Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Come and care for yourself with gentle massage and body therapies and rejuvenate in our soaking pools.Our Hot Springs Spa offers a wide variety of Spa Treatments including therapeutic and deep tissue massage, hot stone therapy, aromatic facials, natural body wraps, reflexology treatments and more.Our hot springs water is 100% artesian mineral water which comes out of the ground at over 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Our pools are gravity fed and naturally kept at temperatures between 98 and 110 degrees.Joyful Journey features overnight accommodations in our hotel and conference center as well as Eco-Lodging in our Yurt and Tipi village.Joyful Journey Hot Springs is a perfect place for romantic getaways, family vacations, retreats, conferences, weddings, and pure relaxation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa

Address: 28640 County Road 58ee, Moffat, CO 81143-9726
Region: United States > Colorado > Moffat
Price Range: $27 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“pass this place, go to hooper pool”
 of 5 bubbles corinthians13-13, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the Lodge, but the yurts looked interesting. Close to the Great Sand Dunes National Monument”
 of 5 bubbles raylutz40, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Yurts are 3 season options, being a little cold in the dead of winter.”
 of 5 bubbles A8783OZrobinm, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose a Yurt as far away from the community bathrooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles HeinzI_11, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely, carefully planned, very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles calm1inc, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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