Glenwood Hot Springs: A Colorado Vacation Value Visitors Can Count On

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The Glenwood Hot Springs Pool in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is a vacation destination that summer visitors can count on especially in a tough economy. Just as visitors count on the Glenwood Hot Springs for their summertime fun, they can continue to rely on the world-famous hot springs pool and its amenities for value in the summer 2010 season as well. The resort will keep in place its 2009 prices for the 2010 summer season.

Kids enjoying a summer day at the Glenwood Hot Spring Pool

It’s a known fact that many Colorado-based businesses, like the ski or gas station industries, typically raise prices during their peak seasons even in hard times. The Glenwood Hot Springs has a different approach. The Colorado mountain-town hot spot will not be raising its 2009 prices for summer 2010 at any of its venues and that includes admission to the Hot Springs Pool, miniature golf, waterslide rides, the Glenwood Hot Springs Athletic Club, services at the Spa of the Rockies as well as the price of annual pool passes.

“We have a loyal customer base. Some families have been coming to the Glenwood Hot Springs for decades because we’ve always been a family vacation value – now grandparents are bringing their grandkids – that’s the kind of fixture we are for vacationing families. We are also tuned into the fact that the state of the economy is touching the lives of our customers and we feel now is not the time for us to raise prices,” said Kjell Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer for the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool.

The Glenwood Hot Springs did not raise admission prices in 2009 either and the cost of annual season passes has remained the same since 2006. In effect, with each passing year of not raising prices, the Glenwood Hot Springs becomes an even better value. All day admission to the pool during peak season, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, is $18.25 on weekends, $16.75 weekdays, and for kids ages 3 to 12 it’s $11.25 and $10.75 respectively. Even mini-golf prices aren’t budging. It still costs only $6 for adults and $4 for kids to play a round of mini-golf. The shade and the laughs are free!

The Glenwood Hot Springs is famous for its historic and enormous hot springs pool that is open year-round, but is a vacation destination for many during the summer months. The neighboring Spa of the Rockies, which opened in 2008, is located in the historic bathhouse, one of Glenwood Springs’ oldest and most beautiful structures. There, visitors can enjoy fairly priced spa services like massages, facials, nail treatments and more while on vacation. The 107-room Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge, always an outstanding value, includes admission to the Hot Springs Pool and complimentary continental breakfasts. Vacation packages are available through the Lodge, many of which incorporate the spa or other great Glenwood Springs activities like rafting or exploring caves. To reserve a room or find out more about lodging package values, please visit,

About Glenwood Hot Springs
Among the top vacation destinations in Colorado, visitors have been flocking to the Glenwood Hot Springs for over 120 years. The landmark resort includes the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, the world’s largest natural outdoor hot springs pool; the 107 room Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge; the premier Glenwood Hot Springs Athletic Club; the Grill, a poolside restaurant; the Sport Shop, a retail store specializing in swimwear; as well as the recently opened Spa of the Rockies offering massage and other treatments to support natural health and wellness.

Glenwood Hot Springs is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, between Aspen and Vail, 165 miles west of Denver and 90 miles east of Grand Junction on Interstate 70 off exit 116 at 401 North River Road. 800-537-SWIM (7946) or 970-947-2955, Current press releases, a press kit, photos, and a live web camera are available at

Media Contact Information:
Ann Denney, Director of Sales and Marketing
Glenwood Hot Springs/Spa of the Rockies
adenney (at) hotspringspool (dot) com
Vicky Nash, Public Relations Representative
Resort Trends, Inc. – Tourism & Resort Communications
pr (at) hotspringspool (dot) com

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