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Sun Valley Resort

Address: 1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
Phone Number: 208-622-6136
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Landmarks & points of interest, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Skiing, Golfing, Dining, Tennis, Ice skating
Owner description: Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing sleigh ride or round of...
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Landmarks & points of interest, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Skiing, Golfing, Dining, Tennis, Ice skating
Owner description: 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.

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Santa Cruz, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The lines are short which you can't beat. The resort had the 2nd shortest lines i have seen next to Big Sky resort in Montana. The resort is beautiful the town is great a bit on the expensive side but all skiing is lately. The town of ketchum and sun valley are small which gives it a great feel. Mt.... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were here the end of Jan 2015. The snow wasn't great, but I really enjoyed the mountain amenities. Dollar Mountain was perfect for my 6yr. old learning to ski. Dollar is a true beginner mountain. I can't say the same for Bald mountain. A true beginner would not feel comfortable on Bald. The green runs are more like blues... More 

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Denver, CO
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love skiing at Sun Valley! The resort is on the smaller side when compared with the mega resorts, but there's plenty of slopes and you won't get bored. It really is a skier's mountain, lots of fall line skiing, NO lift lines, the best snow making in the world, top notch lodges, and really nice people. Baldy is filled... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

I would highly recommend celebrating New Year's Eve at the Bubbly Bash party organized by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. This year party (2014/2015) was at the River Run Lodge. We had an amazing time, we didn't stop dancing till close time which, unfortunately, was at 1 AM. Get your party clothes. (This is not an informal event).... More 

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Portland, OR
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151 reviews 151 reviews
38 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I'm not sure where to begin. For me, it's a toss up as to whether Summer or Winter is the best time to visit. I'm going to focus on Winter. First of all, unlike many large ski areas it is fabulously uncrowded. Plan to spend a lot for what you get - but in my opinion, well worth it. From... More 

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Mike F, Guest Relations Manager at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this review

Dear MeAgain8, Thank you and we truly appreciate your comments and high rating regarding your recent visit to Sun Valley Resort. Your review summarizes the reason many people return to Sun Valley year after year. The great traditions, whether it is sharing a meal with family and friends, recreating in the high alpine environment, enjoying the local culture and arts,... More 

Palos Verdes Estates, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

absolutely fabulous. it was magical. it has everything you want in a resort = it was like living in a Normal Rockwell family painting. indescribable.

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Mike F, Guest Relations Manager at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this review

Dear slay1969, Thank you for your kind comments. Sun Valley is truly a special place. We are glad you caught some of the magic and we look forward to your return. Warm Regards, Mike Fitzpatrick Marketing Manager Sun Valley Resort 208-622-2077 More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A great time to visit SunValley is Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall! I've enjoyed the Sun Valley resort in all seasons because I lived less than 15 minutes away. The staff are always friendly and provide great service. A few months ago I moved 2,000 miles away to another ski resort but know I'll return for a visit before long!

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

So many other resorts give you easy access to their local mountains- I would not give SV high marks for that one.

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Mike F, Guest Relations Manager at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gypsygirl831, We value and appreciate all comments whether complimentary or critical. Sun Valley Resort is committed to 100% guest satisfaction in everything we do. Upon reading your other TripAdvisor reviews, it appears that you have very high standards while reviewing your travels. Your comment about the resort not being located next to the ski mountains was disconcerting. Access to... More 

Helena, Montana, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We just returned from Sun Valley and 5 days at their Jazz Jamboree. The music was wonderful and we had a great time. All you Jazz lovers should put this on your list of must attend. The variety of music was great as it not only included jazz but also big band and the Whiffenpoofs from Yale University (They were... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had the opportunity to stay at the Resort for the Hispanic Youth Symposium. It's such a beautiful place! I absolutely loved it. Hope to return again!

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