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Great place for a day

We were at Downata for part of a family reunion. We stayed in the big cabin (sleeps 12) and played... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Salt lake city
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Not too shabby

Not too shabby . It was a great day we enjoyed to get away. The prices were reasonable. The place... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Curtis G
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Downata Hot Springs is a 100 year old hot springs ranch located 4 miles south of Downey Idaho. We now have new hot pools and a new dining room! Downata has several cabins and yurts for lodging along with a campground, picnic areas, tepee and wall...more
25900 S Downata Rd, Downey, ID 83234-1720
+1 208-897-5736
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hot springs resort has all the charms of yesteryear with modern amenities like tv, heaters, and a/c. We stayed in one of the yurts, which was super cute and cozy, with a firm bed. The restaurant food was homestyle and great. The bathroom floors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The most frustrating thing was that days before our trip, as we prepared for shopping, we had called to inquire about our rental. We asked if the small cabin came with a kitchen because the website was not specific. When we told the employee we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We were at Downata for part of a family reunion. We stayed in the big cabin (sleeps 12) and played at the pool the next day. We had people from late 60’s to 4 years old. The cabin was OK, it needs some repairs, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aaronwoo
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Not too shabby . It was a great day we enjoyed to get away. The prices were reasonable. The place was clean. My only downfall is I felt like the staff were little Bit more strict than normal. And they did have a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The campground is a great family destination. We brought a bunch of youth from our church for a few days. They absolutely loved the pool and water slides. The water was always warm and there was plenty of space in the pool. We didn't notice...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Peter N
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Wife, I, and our 3 boys ended up staying here when it was the only place left with space when planning a trip to Lava Hot Springs. We have a large High Wall Tent trailer with Fresh, Grey, and Black water tanks. The fact that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We live in SLC, Utah and in the winter we get "inversion " it makes the air so nasty so we needed to get out if it. Since it was New Year's Eve, we thought what could be better then relaxing our muscles in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank scottw271
DownataHotSprings, General Manager at Downata Hot Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thanks for the great review. We hope you have a fun and successful new year. Come back again soon.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I go soak in the hot pools at least once per month in the evening during the cold weather. We say it's the only good thing about winter nights. We love it!! Clean pools and great atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank julweld
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The cabin we stayed in was small, comfy, and cozy, unfortunately the service was not. The town seemed to be shut down(many "For Sales signs), so bring your own groceries/sundries because the closest somewhat stocked store is about half an hr away. There wasn't much...More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank Rinquinn
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We completely enjoyed our weekend getaway. Kids enjoyed a stay in a teepee and hot springs. The food was medicore with pizza and hamburgers, but we loved the ice cream and speciality floats. The campground was friendly and variety for the kids to play volleyball,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank stephtop2017
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laura z
1 July 2016|
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Response from DownataHotSprings | Property representative |
We have one lodging yurt, yurt 4, that is pet friendly. The cabins, small yurts and houses do not allow pets. We allow pets in the campground.