Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort, Ainsworth Hot Springs

(4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Situated in the Kootenay Mountain range, along Kootenay Lake, Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort makes a great choice for relaxation and some time off, alone or with family. Take a room in the hotel and enjoy all the facilities, along with the pleasant, helpful staff. Unwind in the hot spring in the natural cave, or get into the outside hot tub. You can go for the two cold pools, one of which offers icy waters at a temperature of 5 C (40 F). The water from the springs has been used as pain relief since the times of the Ktunaxa people. To visit Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort on your trip to Ainsworth Hot Springs, use our Ainsworth Hot Springs vacation route planner.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Probably the only hot spring you will find with a natural cave that is like a sauna inside pretty busy but is a must experience stay at the Ainsworth Motel which is walking distance from the pools gre...  more »
  • Seems to be a favorite water hole for all the locals. The Hot Springs are a lot of fun. The shower facilities could be improved.  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit to the hot springs, but for our tastes the hot pool was too hot and the warm pool was a bit too cool. It was fun to walk through the caves, although they were quite dimly lit. The...  more »
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  • Everything about our overnight stay was wonderful. Our room was very well appointed and comfortable and we dined in the restaurant for dinner and breakfast. The food was wonderful and the staff excellent. We relaxed in the superb hot springs and soaked away all our aches and pains. So relaxing we didn't want to leave. We hope to visit again one day.
  • After a lovely drive along Arrow Lake to the resort, it was so nice to be relaxing in the hot springs with my family. I hadn't been here for a few years and was so nice to be back. Our oldest son thought the caves were so interesting and our baby had a blast splashing in the main pool. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. For the four of us it was $33 - great price in my opinion. No complaints, both boys were crashed out in the back seat within minutes on the drive home after a few hours of fun! Will absolutely go again soon!
  • Hotel rooms (premium lakeview) are good. Extra 20 bucks for premium Lake view room is not necessary as there is no balcony! However, that room is on the same floor as the hot springs which is helpful! Food at restaurant was expensive but really good! Hotsprings Cave is awesome..definitely better then radium or Fairmont Hotsprings!
  • The hotspring of course was great but the restaurant had a bit to be desired. Sent my meal back as the veggies were at best like warm. Came back quickly enough as I'm sure they have a micrinatentive. Plus, our server was inattentive. Though there were only a few tables occupied it took a good while to get her attention. The food was OK.
  • The hot springs were worth the 50 minute drive from Nelson where we were staying. Good value, very relaxing. The cave was novel and it wasn't too crowded at night when we went. Would definitely make the trip there again if I'm in the area