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Wisp Resort Hotel and Conference Center

290 Marsh Hill Road, Deep Creek Lake, McHenry, MD 21541
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in McHenry
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Aldie, Virginia
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is nice enough, and ski in, ski out is definitely great and very convenient. That said, I think the hotel is relying on that convenience to draw visitors rather than making sure service is up to par. To start with, the rooms are small, old, and outdated. The layout of the lodge and its connection to the ski... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We recently stayed the mid-week after Presidents Day weekend. They are apparently under new ownership and seem to have added to their off-season activities (rope course, etc). Surprisingly (and happily!) it was cheaper to stay there, with more amenities, than to stay at Liberty, even with our Advantage Card. They have added a ramen noodle and burrito bar, and soy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

While the skiing and ski instructors were good, the accommodations and food need a boost. Lots of choices in the buffet area of the lodge, but not very tasty. Fast food at best. Lodging spacious in general areas but bathrooms are cramped, why?? And why the murphy bed? Overall, a nice time had but we'll seek out another, more current,... More

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washington, dc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here twice this winter. Both were last minute reservations. The hotel is average...but we liked 1. Rooms are clean 2. They have an arcade for the kids ( mine loved it) 3. Indoor pool 4. You can get lift tickets inside hotel 5. The provide complimentary ski lockers 6. Inside connector to the ski lodge 7. Ski in/out... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I took advantage of the unusually cold, snowy weather in the east to try one of Maryland's ski resorts -- Wisp. It was an easy, pleasant three-hour drive to the site and within an hour, I was on the slopes where (best of all) seniors over 70 ski for free. The site is convenient and compact -- comfortable room, dining... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The following "highway robbery locker key" anecdote of ours is typical of our overall Wisp "Resort" experience. I just noticed two mystery $25 charges from Wisp on our credit card bill. I called, explained my concern and was informed that they were a result of unreturned locker keys. We only received one locker key for our room, I informed them.... More

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Springfield, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Spent three nights at WISP as beginning skiers – adults and kids. Ski school was great for the kids, as were private lessons for adults. Rental shop was very efficient and all the gear worked fine. All of us were skiing by day two no problem. Trails were fantastic for new skiers. Kids loved the tubing as well! As for... More

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Windsor, Pennsylvania
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have skied the East coast from Killington to WV, Utah and Colorado. Clearly those expensive, massive ski resorts have a much wider list of ski options than Wisp. However, we liked Wisp because of the close proximity and easy drive. The low prices for life tickets and the resort was amazing. Even Holiday Valley in NY is priced much... More

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Bethesda MD
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8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Pros: We liked the slopes, one trail is nice and long, but they don't have a super easy trail for kids or for beginners. The rental process was crazy but the staff really tried to keep the crowd moving. The prices were very reasonable, even the cafeteria food was affordable. Cons: The hotel is old and it shows. The room... More

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We visited WISP on an outing with my husband's company. The room and the furniture were still dated, but useful. The size of the room with the king bed was exceptional. There was a coffee maker but the awesome housekeeper informed us about the "real" coffee in the lobby so we skipped the weak coffee in our room for a... More

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Also Known As:
Wisp Resort Hotel Mchenry
Wisp Resort Hotel
Wisp Hotel Mchenry
Wisp Resort Mchenry
Address: 290 Marsh Hill Road, Deep Creek Lake, McHenry, MD 21541
Location: United States > Maryland > Garrett County > McHenry
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 4 hotels in McHenry
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