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Enjoyable, but crowded

Having visited Nakusp, halfway, and halcyon hot springs before hitting ainsworth on this visit, I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kelowna, Canada
Relax a while

Fabulous time at this resort, we decided to stop and stay the night. Beautiful hot springs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth P
Launceston, Australia
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The Ktunaxa First Nations peoples embraced the nupika wu’u, or hot mineral waters, for their healing and rejuvenating powers and the Ainsworth Hot Springs has been welcoming guests since the 1930s. Explore our distinctive caves where HOT mineral...more
3609 Highway 31, Ainsworth Hot Springs, British Columbia V0G 1A0, Canada
+1 800-668-1171
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having visited Nakusp, halfway, and halcyon hot springs before hitting ainsworth on this visit, I have to say it is far and away the busiest and most crowded. While it detracts a bit from the experience, it is still always enjoyable. All 8 of us...More

Thank twysted2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous time at this resort, we decided to stop and stay the night. Beautiful hot springs, friendly staff, delicious food... highly recommended

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I'm in the Nelson area I always stop at the Ainsworth Hotsprings. They have three different pools to choose from. One large warm pool where you can enjoy the mountain views (with built in pool seating along the pool edge), one small cold...More

Thank Anago333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love 💜💜💜💜 this place! The rooms are nice and updated. We stayed on the main floor which has outside doors only with parking right out front. The bathtub is huge! I loved the bathrobes for walking to the lobby & up the elevator to the...More

Thank BondMcD007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a new involved couple, the atmosphere is romantic, engagine, relaxing, sensual and the water is rejuvenating. The hot pools, then the cold water plunge, then hot pools, cold water plunge opens the body mind and spirit. My skin feels soft...loved every second of this...More

Thank cindy l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large outdoor pool, plus cold pool, but you really go for the cave. It's a mix of hot spring and sauna, dimly lit for ambiance, so you probably can't stay in there too long. Take the cold plunge afterwards for a real shock. Great view...More

Thank driver604
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cave is the best thing about these hot springs. The main pool is just that, a pool. It's a regular stop for an evening dip. Keep going south on the road and there is a hair pin turn with a roadside rest stop area....More

Thank Daddo B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area and decided a nice soak after caving would be in order. However, arriving mid-afternoon, the pools were very crowded, and we decided to return in the morning. Good decision! Very few people made for a relaxing visit. The cave (man-made)...More

1  Thank Peggy-Ron
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had a long driving day and thought it would nice to stop here to relax before we carried on. Pretty good overall. A bit dated but the Cave to walk through was great. Great views while chillin out in the pool.

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Went there on a hot July day and found the pool fairly small and crowded. Whole place could use an upgrade in my opinion. Seems pretty dated. The cave is pretty unique I guess but I’m claustrophobic so not my thing.

Thank Gregory Y
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Julie A
8 August 2018|
Response from 10rod | Property representative |
Hi. The least busy time is definitely 8:00 to 10:00 when the pools are open to hotel guests only. Next best is 10:00 when we first open to the public. That said, summer and all holidays are almost always busy while... More
7 August 2018|
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25 May 2018|
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Response from lorien_i | Reviewed this property |
Their website has current prices, but here you go: From the website: Adult - 12.50 Senior (60+) & Youth/Student (13-17) - 11.00 Child (3-12) - 9.00; under 3 - free Family (2 adults/2 children 3-12) - 35.00 extra child 8.00... More