Elms Hotel & Spa Presents The Grotto in Excelsior Springs

Find a little bit of ancient Rome right in the heart of Excelsior Springs at The Elms Hotel & Spa. Restoration and repose await you, with our Roman baths featuring a series of rooms offering cold, warm, and hot baths, as well as steamy and dry rooms.


The Elms Hotel and Spa Grotto

A Modern Take on Tradition

The Grotto takes you on a journey of sight, sound, and touch to engage your senses and reinvigorate your soul. It’s our rejuvenating take on a classic bath experience that provides a soothing environment to sit, relax and experience the therapeutic benefits of hydrotherapy. 

  • Dry Sauna
  • Steam Sauna
  • Hot Tub
  • Cold Plunge Shower
  • Steam Shower
  • Aromatherapy Bar 


Elevate your spa experience at The Elms Hotel & Spa with our exclusive aromatherapy bar, designed to enhance your relaxation and rejuvenation within our saunas and steam showers.

Immerse yourself in a personalized aromatic journey:

  • Chilled peppermint towels: Refresh and invigorate with the cool touch and crisp scent of peppermint, providing a welcome respite from the heat.
  • Eucalyptus and Citrus aromatherapy sprays: Choose from two invigorating options-

             - Eucalyptus Bliss: Breathe deeply and experience the cleansing and decongesting properties of eucalyptus, known to promote respiratory ease and clarity.

             - Citrus Zest: Uplift your mood and revitalize your senses with the bright, energizing aroma of citrus fruits, leaving you feeling refreshed and recharged.


Grotto access included with all reserved spa services.  Day-use grotto passes can be purchased for $75 per person and are based on spa availability.  Spa services and use of the grotto is reserved for guests 18 years of age and over.