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Sun Valley Resort

1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
+1 208-622-6136
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The new Sun Valley Resort is better

The remodeling project at the Sun Valley Resort succeeded. We could not believe the difference! By... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RicknJulie
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Boise, Idaho
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Stellar mountain and service!

Came here for Sr. and Junior Nationals ski racing competition this year, and was thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erica W
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Bristol, New Hampshire
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Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing sleigh ride or round of golf, Idaho's famous year-round resort promises a variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice skating” (15 reviews)
“dollar mountain” (19 reviews)
“river run” (8 reviews)
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1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
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+1 208-622-6136
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The remodeling project at the Sun Valley Resort succeeded. We could not believe the difference! By removing some walls, the Sun Valley Resort has combined two small rooms into a single larger room. The new layout includes a larger bathroom with both a large soaking...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for Sr. and Junior Nationals ski racing competition this year, and was thoroughly impressed with the world class skiing available- just continual pitch on the hill! The lodge at the base of Warm Springs has great food and service. A bit pricey, but...More

Thank Erica W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an amazing ski resort. Came here with a group from March 10-17, staying at the Sun Valley Inn - a 10 min bus ride away on the silver route red public bus. Apparently Sun Valley wasn't getting a lot of snow this year...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Best kept secret--the restaurants, stores, ice-skating, pool, spa, bowling, theater, skiing, and ambience are all fantastic. The service and care given to the visitors are impeccable. Great place to stay anytime! The food, activities, etc. fits all members of the family. We'll be back soon.

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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I was told to go to Sun Valley by some friends in Boise. I have ski’d my entire life all around the popular resorts. However I’d never been to Idaho. I thought that the ski resort had that smaller feel well still having quite a...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

We have ski--a lot, and we bought Mountain Collective passes this year to try some new places. Came up on President's Day weekend and got a condo only a 5 minute walk on the river trail to the base. The day lodge has tons of...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Skiing is terrific here. Green in Idaho = blue in Colorado. Totally loved these slopes. Not crowded. A low chill vibe. Love this place. Felt like we had the slopes to ourselves at many times. Lookout Express Lodge is older and the food average (yet...More

1  Thank PAHWestfield
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We thought we’d give the original US ski lodge a look as we're skiing Bald Mountain this week. The village was very quiet during our time there, no ski atmosphere at all. The lodge is a nice enough place but where is the historic ski...More

2  Thank hjworton
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

We went there to watch the Solar Eclipse in September of 2017. The condo that we stayed in was clean and perfectly adequate, but had no view. The historic main lodge was great as were the restaurants. We hiked up one of the nearby hills...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Dollar mountain day lodge cafeteria fails to meet the high standard of Sun Valley Resort. Not only was the food extremely slow to be prepared (15 minutes for an order of French Frys, my order was given to other patrons who came long after me......More

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Pizzatodd, Director of Mountain Food & Beverage at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2018

Hello and thanks for your comments regarding your experience at Dollar Lodge. I can assure you that the Food & Beverage operation at Dollar Lodge is held to the same service standards as the rest of the resort. I am truly sorry for your experience...More

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Eliza L
March 24, 2018|
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Response from PAHWestfield | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the resort directly for that and ask them when is typical opening day and how many trails open on that date and what percent of terrain open. Typically, November seems pretty early and I think November really... More
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Botte515
September 11, 2016|
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Response from quimby420 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Sun Valley Resort. The bus is nearby and runs to Ketchum every 10-15 minutes to bars, music, shoppes, and skiing. We used the bus to shop and have dinner. It also is the best way get to the slopes. Some of... More
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dfairall
March 17, 2016|
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Response from Mike F | Property representative |
Hello dfairall, Thanks for asking about the best time to visit Sun Valley! There are so many things to do, it is hard to decide. During the Winter, you can count on skiing from Thanksgiving to mid-April. Even with plentiful... More
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