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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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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 2 weeks ago
Julie Q
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Rochester, Minnesota
via mobile
Very Professional Spa

Over the years, we've alternated between Doc Wilkinson's and Indian Springs. The latter has gotten... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TucsonCurt
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Tucson
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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 weeks ago 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

Thank Julie Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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

Reviewed 10 May 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

Thank Simon B
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

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

Reviewed 7 May 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

Thank wher2next
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 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 30 March 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 27 May 2017

Thanks a bunch!

Reviewed 10 November 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

6  Thank missyWCTx
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 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

Reviewed 2 November 2016

On a recent trip to the Napa Valley, we enjoyed a morning at Dr. Wilkinson's--"The Works." If you want a unique, relaxing, and rejuvenating experience, this is the place for you. It's an adventure, not a standard spa. The highlight of my visit was a...More

1  Thank Therese P
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Thanks for your review and understanding that we are not a "standard spa"! With decades of experience and tradition, your review means a lot to both family and staff. Katherine has been with us for 20 years and there is a reason for such! Your...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Have never had the mud bath treatment before, so cannot offer an opinion on how this particular business compares to another. But I can share my experience, and that of my friend who had the same opinions on our experience. We purchased the "Works" package,...More

4  Thank Jillthetravellover
Reviewed 6 August 2016

An interesting experience with the mud bath. Probably will like to do annually. Though, I may say its a personal preference.

2  Thank Elen G
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I have never had a mud bath prior to coming to this spa, so it was a welcome treat and a little weird. The smell of the mud is like sulfur it's very pungent. Actually sitting in the mud is stranger and really hot. I...More

4  Thank nadjah n
Mark W, Owner at Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2016

Thanks for your review! Your comments are truly appreciated and your kind words have been shared with all staff members! Hope to see you again soon!

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horseloverm
9 May 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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