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The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course
Reviewed 12 March 2013

What a great place with fantastic mountain views. We stayed here for 3 wonderful weeks in our RV. It is a great place to rest and relax. The pool is amazing with water aerobics classes offered three times a week. Pilates is also an option for land lovers. The showers were clean and the laundry facilities made doing your clothes a nice experience. The RV park is located close to town, but they offer a small store, golf course, tennis court and wonderful hot mineral spas. Would not stay anywhere else.

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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 March 2013

I could not find a nice hotel room in Borrego Springs as the nice ones do not accept children under 13. Luckily I found that you could rent a fully furnished trailer at The Springs at Borrego RV Park so decided to give it a try. And wow, what a nice surprise! Not only was the Trailer clean and had everything we needed for a wonderful weekend in Borrego, all of the staff were extremely nice and competent, and the RV Park is just amazing in so many ways! We loved the immaculate grounds, beautiful golf course, ponds with fish, turtles, and ducks, beautiful pool area complete with three individual hot spring jacuzzi's along with a larger one, beautifully tiled AND CLEAN showers and bathrooms around the pool, ping pong table, reading room, WiFi, TV, live entertainment, workout classes, massages, etc. Our 9 year old boys were welcomed with free fish food, were told they could borrow fishing polls, and could enjoy bike riding and the pool. Only restriction was no children in pool from 3-5 which we could easily plan around. In asking all the RVers that were staying there, everyone agreed that this was the nicest RV Park they have ever stayed at. The boys had such a great time that they did not want to leave and I cannot wait to return! And THANK YOU to all the wonderful staff!!

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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2  Thank Kathy F
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Reviewed 30 January 2013

I live in another part of the desert, but I hear a great deal about the various resorts. This one is tops because it is so very clean, friendly, and full of extras. I have joined Jacqueline's yoga classes at The Springs which are perfectly balanced (haha pun ;)--not too difficult for the majority of us middle agers, but also both a great workout and relaxation. In fact, there is a chalkboard and bulletin board by the pool that lists the many, many activities The Springs offers (most at no extra cost), giving guests the option to kick back or better themselves with sessions in everything from yoga to star gazing (Borrego is a designated "dark city" for optimal star viewing.) The Springs is just slightly away from the heart of the town--far enough for a true desert feeling, yet within a mile of some really nice restaurants, shops, and nature centers. When I went to the Farmers' Market on Friday morning I was surprised at how luscious the locally grown produce are, and how reasonable the prices were. If you're into nature treks and presentations, visit the Borrego Springs Nature Center for onging events. When it isn't blazing hot, I love bringing out of towners to walk the outdoor labyrinth behind the Episcopal church--even locals often don't know about it. If you're here for an extended visit and want a break from the desert, cool green hilly towns like Julian and Lake Cuyamaca are within an hour's drive. Lastly, check out the Performing Arts Center in Borrego for a variety of entertainment from light fare to highbrow: plays, poetry, ballet, music, and more. Opps, almost forgot to mention that an arts center is just about to open here and from the look of the sharply designed building, it seems really cutting edge. It's amazing how such a small, quiet town can offer so much. Thus if you want a great place to stay while here, I recommend The Springs highly.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

Now I know why this place got 10, 10 , 10 rating! From the moment i called for reservations, on arrival and throughout the 4 day stay, we were very impressed and satisfied! We stayed in January during a cold weather streak! Boy did the mineral hot spring jacuzzis help our achey cold bones!! After breakfast and before bed we & another couple would soak for about 20 mins! Boy was it nice & relaxing! Individual private "heated" showers were so nice as well as roomy! On one Tuesday night it was "Camfire Night" they provided roasted hotdogs & Smores and we brought our wine/drinks! What a nice change not having to cook and getting to mingle with everyone! It was going to be outdoors but because of the cold we went into the rec room that had a fireplace! It may cost a little more than the usual RV resorts, but well worth it when you consider all the amenities and the caring, helpful staff that is there to make sure you enjoy your stay! They have the small town of Borrego about a mile and a half away (we walked there for the calorie burning exercise) and picked up some unique gifts at the stores there and treated ourselves to some deelish margaritas and appetizers at one of he Mexican restaurants(sorry forgot the name) They get a "10" from all of us and We WILL Be back!!! Oh yes, check out the metal sculptures scattered all around close by if you have a car-ask anyone of the staff, they'll tell you!! Happy trails!

  • Stayed: January 2013
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4  Thank Travelcat396
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Reviewed 24 December 2012

The negative review I just read is grossly inaccurate. I have been coming to the Springs at Borrego for five years and spend 4 to 5 months each time. I would say that the majority of all guests have dogs or cats. Most are very well behaved. But like any other RV park, an occassional dog barks too loudly or too much. This happens, for the most part, when pets are left unattended, a violation of the stated rules. I appreciate the way management deals with excessive dog barking. The Springs at Borrego is very pet friendly to well behaved dogs and dog owners.

  • Stayed: December 2012
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5  Thank gregandpats
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Reviewed 1 December 2012

Contrary to their claims of being dog friendly this park routinely attaches pre printed "warnings" to RV doors of anyone whose dog has barked. The warnings state that you should read the park rules which state that barking dogs of any kind are not tolerated and that the park has the right to evict anyone for violation and to not return any of the prepaid fees.
No, I was not evicted or asked to leave. I just found the hypocracy too much to swallow and moved our rig to the Outdoor Resort in Palm Springs which is truly a dog friendly park.
I'm posting this to alert people to the fact that some parks are not what they claim.

  • Stayed: November 2012
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1  Thank LarryLeetacoma
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Reviewed 7 July 2012

Wow! What a great RV Resort! The Resort is in Borrego Springs, an artsy little town in the over 600,000 acre Anza Borrego State Park. The State Park is pretty bleak desert, but it features a multitude of 4 wheel drive excursions and a huge variety of hiking trails. It offered us lots of places to discover. And nothing was better, after a day spent exploring the desert, than to return home to soak in one of the RV Resort’s 2-person hot mineral springs jacuzzis. We even treated ourselves to a couple of massages—offered on site.

In juxtaposition to the bleakness of the surrounding desert, the Springs at Borrego is an oasis. The park is surrounded by an immaculate green golf course. Growing throughout the park are lemon and grapefruit trees (you can pick fruit from any tree on a site that’s not occupied); growing by the pool are fresh herbs available for guests to cut. We loved the free water aerobics, yoga, and pilates classes, and we took advantage of the free weekly wine tastings and hot dog cook outs. The Resort has a small observatory, and several times during our stay star-gazing parties were offered. Also during the 2 months we spent at the Springs at Borrego, we enjoyed 2 free concerts—one by folk singer who performed with the New Christie Minstrels and one by a great rock and roll band from Salton City.

Our experience at The Springs at Borrego RV Resort was very positive. We highly recommend the resort.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank fands_henderson
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Additional Information about The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course

Address: 2255 Di Giorgio Road, PO Box 70, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Region: United States > California > Borrego Springs
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Borrego Springs
Price Range: £128 - £205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 163
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury RV camping in the heart of the fabulous Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. No need to have an RV we have lodging waiting for you to rent by the night. Championship nine-hole golf course with full length driving range, mineral water swimming pool and hot mineral baths, fitness center, meeting rooms, tennis, fishing. A premium stargazing location with exceptionally dark, clear skies. Wifi available, and all sites are full hookup and big rig friendly. A world apart yet only 3 hours drive from Los Angeles and 2 from San Diego. Great location for hiking, cycling, off-roading. Stunning mountain views from every site. ... more   less 
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