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Waterville Valley Resort - Ski Area

1 Ski Area Rd, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
+1 603-236-8311
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Tried and true

Been coming here for 20 years. Everything is still the same. People are VERY nice. Midweek skiing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York, NY
via mobile
Great intermediate mountain

If you want a great intermediate mountain in a lovely setting, Waterville Valley is the place for... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Henniker, New Hampshire
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Year-round recreation area offering skiing and snowboarding in the winter, plus hiking, golfing and biking during the warmer months.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lift lines” (10 reviews)
“base lodge” (9 reviews)
“ski area” (12 reviews)
1 Ski Area Rd, Waterville Valley, NH 03215
+1 603-236-8311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for 20 years. Everything is still the same. People are VERY nice. Midweek skiing here can’t be beat. I just wish they had everything open midweek. The lift to the very top was not on.

Thank paindoc770
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you want a great intermediate mountain in a lovely setting, Waterville Valley is the place for you. It's a family oriented town that has lots to do all year long. I lived there full time for 25 years and can totally recommend Waterville Valley...More

Thank marymolloy2015
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After you drive about 1/2 hr off highway you are then trapped in this staged, overpriced weird town. All the food is the same and just mediocre, and of course completely overpriced. I can think of a dozen other ski areas to go to with...More

Thank Erika S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Such a great place to visit. So much to see and do. Lots of outdoor activities. The freedom pass is great, with access to swimming, biking, boating, tennis, golf.

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There is something for everyone here. Black Diamond trails to a Kinder park for the little ones. The grooming of the trails is superb. The new area that was opened this past year adds more choices for the skier. I suggest that the mid week...More

Thank Jacobsjoe7
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

the place is nice-ish, family friendly at times, but it could use a few new shops to purchase clothing, gifts and other Waterville Valley souvenirs. The restaurants are bad, especially Mulligans! Also making the grounds around the shops, beach and canoe area smoke-free would behoove...More

1  Thank Jetting79
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We own property in the Valley. Unfortunately, ever since Tom Corcoran and family sold the ski area it has steadily gone downhill (no pun intended). Lift, meal prices have gotten higher, but the quality of both is only worse. Hopefully they will eventually put their...More

Thank CapeCodderRER
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Go to Loon instead. same distance timewise and MUCH better mountain. Bought tix online, only to find out the summit was closed. No concession was made to us, and the ticket counter person was unfriendly. Group lessons are > $100 for a child. Parking is...More

Thank ecadbx
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Valley Inn for a three nights - hotel is room only - room was very comfortable with 2 queen beds and sofa, table, fridge, small sink and a lovely whirlpool bath. We very made to feel very welcome and the staff...More

1  Thank JonathanHelmer
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I hate to say this but I expected more out of WV. Maybe the problem was that my expectations were too high. Here were my issues, after a week of temps in 20's they did not make snow. We did have a snow storm recently...More

Thank CrisFM7
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Susan H
19 March 2017|
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Response from Lydia A | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know. This was our first visit here and we were there Monday night - Thursday night. I'm sure can can check their website or call for that information though. The staff there was outstanding!
Susan H
19 March 2017|
Response from jarymes | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what your question is or was. I was just a customer so not sure about religious services (Masses) I can comment on Masses of people at lodge. There was not many people there that day.
6 November 2016|
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Response from Ben S | Reviewed this property |
Manchester NH is closest commercial Airport; about 1:15' away