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Polynesian Resort Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   857 N. Frontage Rd., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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Ranked #56 of 77 hotels in Wisconsin Dells
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had plans change on us. Jaime at front desk was gracious and fair about cancelation. When circumstances improve we will certainly renew our booking. We are sorry it didn't work out. We so looked forward to staying there.

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Streamwood, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We will never ever stay here again! So glad we didn't have our 1 year old with us. The pool's were not clean and water was cold. Our room smelled and there was mold on the bathroom ceiling. For some reason our room keys got dis-activated a day before we were checking out so we had to go down to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been staying at Polynesian every July for the past 4 years. Never again. When we checked in, we were sent to a "Concierge" which was nothing more than a salesperson for the new owners. The resort was just sold to someone who is turning it into time shares, with only a portion staying hotel rooms. I did not appreciate... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was very disappointed with this hotel. For the price I would've expected a little more. When my husband was checking in he overheard another guest with the manager and they were trying to tell him that they were told by another staffer that there "were no more towels" in the hotel so they couldn't have any and if they... More

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Gurnee, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were here last summer as well and we didn't really see the down side, it is outdated. But this time we came with a large group n had 2 rooms. Our room a spa room with pool view rm128 was as expected, but the other room rm 137 smelled dirty n like someone had smoked in it, and there... More

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing but stink and dirt is what we found in our room when we arrived. housekeeping called immediately and "re-cleaned" our room, what a joke! Laundry rooms on all floors were out of order, ice machine by our room did not work and the keys would not open most of the doors. Indoor water park was not opened because of... More

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Farmington, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all the Smell in the halls and our room was bad. The beds were very comfortable and we had a nice quite room. We were disappointed with the conditions of the hotel. Paint peeling, tile off the walls and floors in the bath as well as in the pool area. We came to stay with family for 4... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank goodness my credit card didn't work when charging for a room online last night. We had planned a day trip up to the dells and spent the entire day at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells..we had an AWESOME time, just like every single trip I have ever had there! We were planning to drive home but there was... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at the Polynesian several times each year for low-key waterpark weekend getaways. Since this hotel only has a small indoor waterpark and a small outdoor park crowds are usually much less than at the bigger resorts. Rooms are a bit dated, but usually decent. This time we had more issues with our room that took away from our... More

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Madison, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are stuck in the 1980's you'll love this property. The problem is that it fell into foreclosure and no updates have been done for quite a while. But, the good news is that a new group has recently purchased the property and have plans for a major upgrade.

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Address: 857 N. Frontage Rd., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Wisconsin Dells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Polynesian Resort Hotel 3*
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