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Address: 1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
Phone Number: 208-622-6136
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Activities: Golfing, Skiing, Dining, Tennis, Ice skating
Description: Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing...
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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Classic, fun, expensive

We did 2 days of spring skiing at Sun Valley ski resort, both times at the River Run entrance. We expected the snow to be slushy, and it was, certainly in the afternoon. But it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We did 2 days of spring skiing at Sun Valley ski resort, both times at the River Run entrance. We expected the snow to be slushy, and it was, certainly in the afternoon. But it was still good snow in the morning, especially at the higher elevations. The ski runs are long if you go to the top. The green... More 

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Tacoma, Washington, USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A true Western ski resort. Their snowmaking, run maintainence and grooming Are unsurpassed. When no one else has snow, the Valley usually does. Customer service is excellent. Certainly not inexpensive, but worth it! They call it Sun Valley for good reason.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Sun Valley Resort, at least in the last few years after Mr. Holdings death, has invested vast amounts of money for flowers, and for one group in particular... The Allen Co.. For the rest of the people I talked with; my own experiences included over the years, twenty five now and counting, Sun Valley Resort does not live up to... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We are SO glad we included a stop here to ski 2 days after a week of skiing at Targhee. This was a first visit to Ketchum and Sun Valley and we want to return! Even though the snow base is low (everywhere in the West this year) and the surrounding mountains were largely brown (except higher up), the snow... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My title says it all. Good ski rental services and good free bus service in the area. There is no ski in ski out as far as I can see, so the buses are a great help. This is the only place with a beginner terrain park (it was great fun) and for beginner skiers it must be excellent.

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Santa Cruz, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
29 helpful votes 29 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

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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159 reviews 159 reviews
39 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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 

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