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Devils Head Resort

S6330 Bluff Road, Merrimac, WI 53561
Devils Head Resort
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
70 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's start with the fact that our room was clean and safe. Sure, the rooms need an upgrade - the 19" boob-tube and the mattresses the Flintstones used are still there, but all in all it was a decent room and worth the price we paid for it. Being on the 2nd floor ended up not being as much of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took 4 teenagers up to Snowboard and overall, it was a great experience. The positives were definitely the staff. We probably were in contact with 15 different staff people and every one of them were helpful, friendly and the kind of people you would expect at a 4/5 star resort. The challenge is that the resort is (as everyone... More 

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Frankfort, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The skiing was awesome. The snow was well-groomed, the lines were short, the people who work there are extra nice. The resort itself needs a serious makeover. Although everything is relatively clean, the decor and ambiance was outdated and/or non-existent. The whole place from the registration area to the hallways to the restaurants and rooms needs some serious updating and... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Hotel is very dated, and the maid service almost non-existent. Rooms were dirty, and no one vacuumed for the whole 7 days we stayed. Trash was not emptied, and we had to request that the room staff removed the trash. Will not stay at this hotel again. Only nice part was the restaurant and bar.

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We came down to Devils Head for new years skiing and our expectations were low because we have not had any snow this year. When we got there all of the runs were open and we had a great time. Devils Head did an amazing job with making fake snow. It was all powder and practically no icy sections. I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We booked our trip before reading the reviews...I was really nervous. We are a family of four. Yes, the lodging is dated, and the walls are thin. But, the skiing was great, no lines. Our kids had three days of lessons, taught by wonderful instructors. My family and I would definitely come back. Our next trip I would bring our... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

There was missing sections of the ceiling in the hallways and they were extremely dirty. The "suite" was OK for 1996 and we had a broken window with tape sealing it. I would suggest not staying in the hotel section of the resort. As for the ski hill, it's extremely flat. They have 3 decent runs and 2 are closed... More 

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Durand, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A bunch of friends and I traveled for a golf weekend. The resort was dated, but clean. It was a rustic outdoors feel but it looked like nothing has been replaced since th 80's. The staff was very friendly, and the food was great.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I chose the site because it was hosting an event I wished to attend. When the event was canceled, I decided to keep the reservations and just make it a 3 day getaway with my wife. I was put off as we approached the entry doors by the dirtiness of the glass. I didn't see a clean window during our... More 

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unitedstates
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were visiting friends in the area and needed a room for the night, Devils Head Resort was the closest. The property is beautiful, but the rooms need to be brought up to date. The room we had was very clean but real basic for the price. The walls were painted concrete block, the bed and mattress were vintage hotel,... More 

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