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Holiday Valley

Ski & snowboard areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Address: Holiday Valley Road, PO Box 370, Ellicottville, NY 14731
Phone Number: +1 716-699-2345
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Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding, Golfing
Description: Popular Year 'Round Destination Resort offering Skiing/Snowboarding and...
Popular Year 'Round Destination Resort offering Skiing/Snowboarding and other winter recreation. Summer Months guests enjoy our Golf Course, Aerial Zip Line Adventure Park, Weddings, Conferences and Special Events like the Mudslide Mud Run and Annual Beer & Wine Festival.
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Need More Staff on Slopes

We were there for a long weekend and the trails are great. There was a bit of ice on several slopes. Our fun was ruined by the number of kids allowed to congregate around the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Bexley
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We were there for a long weekend and the trails are great. There was a bit of ice on several slopes. Our fun was ruined by the number of kids allowed to congregate around the entrance to runs (they were sitting on the ground talking and blocking the trail head) and congregated around the entrance to the lines for the... More 

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Lakewood, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I think the Holiday Valley resort does the maximum with the slopes and snow conditions they have. With young kids, it s a perfect ski resort to make them progress. The ski school is well organised and friendly. The main lounge is 2-3 years old and bathroom conditions are excellent. When we spend a day a Holiday Valley, it s... More 

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Brigden, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This ski resort boasts a good variety of runs for all skill levels. We like the trees that line most runs. Numerous chair lifts and moderate crowds means very little waiting (in comparison to popular Ontario resorts). They have several locations for resting and grabbing a meal. Only 1 hour's drive from the Canadian border!

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

As usual, Holiday Valley Ski Resort did not disappoint. The hills were all open and the snow was great. The staff was helpful and friendly.

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Rochester, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Lots of trails well groomed, fast lifts, great food, warm lodge! :) Parking was far away and we had to walk quite a distance, but it was worth it for a full day of skiing!

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Ellicottville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The Valley has it all; groomed cruisers, terrain parks, gnarly black diamonds and family friendly punchbowls. Lot's of high speed lifts, plenty of dining options, even a waffle hut at the base of Cindy's run. In addition, there are lot's of fun weekend activities; Mardi gras, dummy downhill, the Penguin Paddle, pond skimming to name a few. Be sure to... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I am a novice snow-boarder and I did pretty decent down these hills at Holiday Valley. It is more of a place for ski-ers as snow-boarders seemed out-numbered. The runs are fairly wide but be careful as to stay on hills that are of your level. Do not go down a hill or off course if you don't know if... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Went back to holiday after not sking for some time. The trails are as fun as i remember,well groomed,and lifts are fast. Ski patrol are around if help is needed. Restaurant is very good but slightly pricey. Prices are still very affordable even if rentals are needed. Lessons are always available weather ur a beginer or advanced level skier. ENJOY!!!

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Etobicoke
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Very well organized resort. Good trails, friendly staff all around, shuttles in parking lots, rental system quick and painless.

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Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This mountain is almost exactly the same size as my home mountain Seven Springs. It is however much more modern, cheaper and less crowed. I skied Thursday and Friday. Thursday was like a private resort. I heard locals comment that Friday was crowded but to me it was not crowded at all. I never waited more than one chair. Only... More 

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