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1862 David Walley's Hot Springs Resort & Spa

Walley’s Hot Springs, an elegant spa and luxury hotel, was built in 1862 by David and Harriet Walley at a cost of more than $100,000. Walley’s had a 40-room hotel with 11 bathrooms, a grand ballroom, a large stable, a swimming pool, and several bathhouses with a resident physician and masseur. Famed for its baths, the springs are said to cure everything from sore muscles to rheumatism. Walley’s also catered to the palate with “all substantial and every delicacy in season.” It was a regular stop on stage routes, and a daily stage met the V&T train in Minden. Adjacent to the Pony Express Route and the Emigrant Trail, Walley’s was frequented not only by those who wanted to wash away the dirt, hardship, and disappointment of the mines, but also those who needed to soothe away the cares and pressures of success. These visitors knew the rich velvet, leather, and solid brass fixtures of private railroad coaches.

In 2010, portions of the resort property, including the restaurants and spa, were acquired by Summerwinds Resort Services, LLC ("Summer Winds"). A leader in the resort industry, Summer Winds is known for its commitment to the customer experience, and its “Refresh, Relax & Reconnect” philosophy.

1862 David Walley's Hot Springs Resort & Spa

Contact Information

1862 David Walley's Hot Springs Resort & Spa2001 Foothill Road
Genoa, Nevada 89411

Phone: 775-783-0788

Website: www.1862davidwalleysresort.com

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