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RIB Mountain Inn

2900 Rib Mountain Way, Wausau, WI 54401
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Ranked #2 of 4 Wausau B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
sschell22 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious modern rooms, quiet beautiful balconies, great rates and convince to Wausau make for a great Midwest destination. As a skier from the flatlands, I will be back this winter to give Rib Mountain a try.

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Buffalo, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spacious rooms- clean and well maintained with most remodeled recently. We had a fly in get together at Wausau airport and stayed over night before heading to the Great airshow in Oshkosh , Check it out if staying in the area.

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Harrison, Arkansas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Rib Mountain Inn and was blown away at how nice it was. We had a 4 bedroom town house which was plenty of room for the 6 adults we had in our group. The beds were very comfortable and the house was immaculately clean. I will definitely stay here again if I am back in the Wassau area.

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Jordan, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stay at the Rib Mountain Inn, and although they were in the middle of a remodeling project, we were very impressed. The room was large, clean, and had a wonderful view from the balcony. Although the Inn is close to town, it felt as though we were up north. We'll be back for sure!

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Mitch V, Owner at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the stay. We are remodeling the facility, completing it in August 2014 and take pride in being one of the cleanest hotels in the area. We appreciate the "up north" compliment to the hotel. More

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed at this location to be close to Granite Peak. It was the closest hotel to the site but we still had to drive because the "path" was too far to walk with the equipment. The room was small, old and not particularly well kept. The common areas of the hotel were dirty and gross. To cover up the... More

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Mitch V, Owner at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

The walk to the Ski Hill is 700 ft and next year we are planning a snow ride service. We are new owners as of March 2014 and are doing a new remodel. Sorry your stay was not as expected and we will work to be one of the best stays in Wausau area in the near future. More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

we stayed to go skiing last weekend and there were many issues. hot breakfast ran out when we went down at 9:30 and an older from desk lady tammy I think was her name is the most rude person I have ever encountered. she does not belong working in customer service. I don't believe we will go back as long... More

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Mitch V, Owner at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid response. We try our best to provide the best customer service but sometimes fall short. We look forward to you using our hotel again and getting your the upgraded service you deserve. As new owners we take this serious and will work to make you next stay and upgraded experience! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great location, short walk to Granite Peak ski resort. which made it nice not hassling with the car after a long day of skiing. Yes the rooms were dated but friendly staff at the front desk and during breakfast made our stay feel more like a mountain lodge than your typical hotel chain. New owner Mitch, shared his remodel and... More

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Mitch V, Owner at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your time at our lovely hotel / condos! We look forward to seeing you next year in our newly renovated facility. We love to take care of our customers. More

Downers Grove, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Rented Villa 7 with a group of friends last weekend! Although a bit pricey, we rented this due to it's close proximity to Granite Peak Ski Area. The Villa was a bit spartan, but immaculately clean. It was WAY MORE spacious than expected. Sleeps 8 comfortably, but lots of room for air matresses if needed. The master closet was bigger... More

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Mitch V, Owner at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Great idea on adding grills to the decks! We will try to implement for next year. Clean is never clean enough is out motto. Thank you for letting us know, our staff appreciates the compliment and...... glad you enjoyed the walk to the ski lifts!!! More

Aliso Viejo, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We stayed here because we were visiting a family member living in a nearby assisted living home. Staying in a hotel with a toddler is a nightmare so it was extremely convenient to have all the comforts of home. The kitchen was extremely well equipped and the room was very comfortable. On one morning they served a hot breakfast and... More

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Tara P, Manager at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Rib Mountain Inn! We are now under new management and ownership and it is our goal to make our hotel as accommodating and comfortable as possible. We are glad to hear that it was a good fit for you and your family. We look forward to... More

Delafield, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

With an unusually cold spring, and our love of skiing, I booked reservations for a ski destination for Spring Break. This was the LAST weekend that the ski hill would be open and weather was iffy. Upon review of the 10 day forcast, which was rain, I called to see if I could cancel our reservation, and the answer was... More

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Tara P, Manager at RIB Mountain Inn, responded to this review

Tricia, I am very sorry to hear about your experience with Rib Mountain Inn and any inconvenience it may have caused you. It is our aim to clearly and effectively communicate with our guests and that was clearly not achieved here. We are now under new management and ownership and are appreciative of your feedback on ways to improve our... More

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Address: 2900 Rib Mountain Way, Wausau, WI 54401
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wausau
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We are a resort hotel and suites at the base of Rib Mountain state park and Granite Peak ski area. We are a resort for all seasons. Spring and summer fishing, boating, kayaking and canoeing. Fall colors are some of the most beautiful around. Winter is time for skiing at Granite Peak.We are the only hotel on the mountain, only 700 feet to the main chairlift. ... more   less 
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