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Santa Barbara
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed coming to The Springs throughout the years. We thought the improvements were very nice. We were not too happy about the price though. It seemed to take a big hike. The TV in the living room did not work. We reported this, but didn't have someone come out to fix it because it was late. About 1:00am,...

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El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in a king suite at this resort with our daughter staying in the common area and my wife and I staying in the separate sleeping area. The hot tub on the deck was amazing. We also took advantage of the yoga sessions, bike rentals and hillside hot tubs. The resort is a quick bike ride to Avila Beach....

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Lompoc
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked our stay for our anniversary. We have been having anniversaries at Sycamore for years! We love the water!! We stayed in the Harmony building and in the West Meadows. The Harmony room was threadbare and shabby. The West Meadows suite was really great. I just wish that there was more sulphur content to the water. in the West...

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San Luis Obispo
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here to have a relaxing weekend and celebrate our anniversary. Our room was perfect and quaint with a lovely fireplace and our own private hot tub. We had dinner at the restaurant and all the wait staff was very friendly. We would definitely come back!

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Carpinteria
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I felt the room itself could have been better. Wooden chairs to sit on when you pay 300$ for a room? The room was freezing when we got there, maybe have it a little warm for the guest. But other then that the view was amazing and the hot springs were to die for!

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Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice environs. The grounds and facilities are well kept and maintained. You make arrangements for a soak at the spa gift shop. At this time it was $15 per person for an hour. We selected the Rendezvous, which was up a long flight of stairs up the hillside. The tub looked out upon a oak woodland and the temperature...

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Fabulous that you discovered our healing mineral spring waters and hillside hot tubs. We are looking forward to you returning very soon. Thank you!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time here and sadly our last. This resort was recommended to us as a go-to place for wine tasting in the Central Coast. Our sense was that in an earlier time the resort was great but it appears to have lost its touch. The grounds were in disarray and appeared neglected, the buildings needed updating and...

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

I'm sorry that we failed to meet your expectations. Just so you know, we've completely renovated our one-bedroom spa suites, and now we are in the process of renovating the standard mineral spring rooms. I made the decision to close the restaurant a bit early because of the very adverse conditions and the potential for road closures because of flooding....

Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy coming to Sycamore Springs every year. I have noticed some units are remodeled and very nice. This trip, we stayed in an older unit which needed a lot of TLC in bathrooms and kitchen. It was annoying to deal with noise from bathroom fans and neighbors unit fan noise all night. I would definitely comeback but I'd like...

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for telling us that you "love Sycamore." Almost every one of the one-bedroom spa suites have been completely renovated. And currently we are completely renovating the standard mineral spring rooms. Upon your return, please contact me directly and I will personally ensure your have a lovely room and stay.

Fresno, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not bad at all. Was not busy in fact we felt like we were the only guests. Unit was very secluded and quite. And HUGE !! So great value there. Only issue. Our waiter/server did not understand a coupon we were given at check for dinner. He let us order something that was if no use for the coupon, thus...

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Well, I'm very glad you had an enjoyable stay. I'm sorry about the coupon mistake, I'll get that clarified with the staff. But so pleased that you enjoyed your dinner. I hope you'll visit Sycamore soon. Thank you for your review.

Irvine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite hotel. The Sycamore sulfur water hot springs are the absolute greatest. Very peaceful, quiet, and soothing. The Harmony building is the best. Can hardly wait for all the remodeling to be completed so we can return.

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SycamoreGuestService, General Manager at Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are very happy that Sycamore is your "favorite hotel." I agree, the mineral spring hot tubs and water are amazing and so rejuvenating. As you know, the Harmony is being completely renovated now. We hope you'll return very soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort rests atop hot mineral springs and spans more than 100 acres of forest, hills and meadows on the picturesque Central Coast of California. An authentic California resort, the property features hillside mineral springs hot tubs, a beautiful spa, the Gardens of Avila Restaurant, a labyrinth, private balcony hot tubs, meditation gardens, and wide selection of mind-body classes in our Yoga Dome. Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort -located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is just a short walk to the ocean and close to award-winning wineries, golf courses, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo. Escape to our historic resort voted best Spa and Weekend Getaway on the Central Coast. Experience rustic elegance in a serene and relaxing environment surrounded with the best California has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort and Spa

Address: 1215 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-8048
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: €200 - €412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Sycamore Mineral Springs Hotel San Luis Obispo
Sycamore Springs
Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort
Mineral Resort Springs Sycamore
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Luis Obispo
#11 Family Hotel in San Luis Obispo
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“Stand-alone king suites are accessed via a walking path over a bridge and across an elevated sidewalk.”
 of 5 bubbles hilltop15, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the newly remodeled rooms”
 of 5 bubbles estherleedds, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“choose one of the rooms with a big bed”
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  • our fire place
  • shower
  • double sinks
 of 5 bubbles 939beverlyk, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask advice at front desk. Each room has a name”
 of 5 bubbles expectquality1942, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the King Suites at the back of the property, but be prepared to walk or wait for a valet for a ride.”
  • King Suite - Outside
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyc889, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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