Naturalist Henry David Thoreau's dream of turning Walden into a bed and breakfast died when he realized that bears make terrible chamber maids. Commune with nature the civilized way with today's Groupon to Lithia Springs Resort in Ashland. Choose between the following options:
- For $199, you get two nights in a Garden room (up to a $476 value).
- For $299, you get two nights in an Irish cottage (up to a $624 value).
If you book your stay between Sunday and Thursday, you’ll also get $100 off your next visit.
Steaming mineral water from Lithia Springs Resort’s hot springs pervades its four acres of koi ponds, burbling streams, and stately english gardens. Wayfarers can take in the arboreal tranquility from perches in the Garden rooms, which provide an aerial view of the gardens’ proud fruit trees and cowardly quaking aspens, as well as a restaurant guide and passes for a variety of food and wine tastings. For more opulent accommodations, retire to an Irish cottage, where you can snooze on the king-size bed, lounge on the chaise longue of the private patio, or pipe the resort’s hot mineral water into the two-person whirlpool bath. After a blissful soak in the water’s positive ions boils away muscle soreness, skin irritations, and lingering witch hexes, Irish-cottage lodgers can amble over to the area’s various tasting rooms—where they’ll have free passes to sample artisan wine, cheese, and chocolate—or take advantage of discounts on Lithia Springs Resort’s spa service.
Whichever room you choose, you and your spouse or beloved sports-team mascot will be greeted with a glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres upon check in. You’ll also start each day with a sumptuous gourmet breakfast before whiling away the afternoon over Irish tea and scones with lemon curd and jam.
- Meander around Ashland, one of the most romantic towns in the Northwest, known for its art, theater and spring water. Several lodgings have artisan wells, including Lithia Springs Resort and Gardens, with in-room fireplaces and balconies overlooking lush gardens and a koi pond. Check into the two-story Water Tower suite equipped with a red heart-shaped tub for two. – USA Today
- We liked this place so well we stayed twice in 2 weeks for a total of 6 days… This is a thoughfully [sic] designed grounds with cottages sprinkled throughout the grounds. Most cottages have a spa type tub. Very Nice. Quiet and comfortable with friendly family type staff. – MikeInWA, TripAdvisor