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“Incredibly Convenient Ski Resort for the Whole Family” 5 of 5 stars
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Jackson Gore Inn
3.0 of 5 Inn   |   111 Jackson Gore Road, Okemo Mountain Resort, Ludlow, VT 05149   |  
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Ranked #7 of 9 Ludlow B&B and Inns
Westchester, New York, United States
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6 hotel reviews
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“Incredibly Convenient Ski Resort for the Whole Family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We stayed 5 nights at Jackson Gore Inn, our second stay in three years, and the first in the main Jackson Gore Building. We had a two bedroom loft condo on the 4th floor. We stayed during the coldest stretch of days for probably the entire winter, and we could not have picked a more convenient location. Upon checkin by the helpful and friendly front desk, we were able to drop our skis at the ski check, which we would drop off our skis at the end of each day and pickup each morning. We parked in the underground garage beneath the building and headed up to our condo - underground is huge with a packed car, 4 kids, and a negative windchill. The condo was perfect. The loft area served as a third bedroom for some of our kids, which allowed the kids to get good sleep. The living area was very comfortable, with a gas fireplace and plenty of seating. The kitchen was well stocked - although I never like cooking with electric :), and we made our breakfasts and dinners each night. The place was clean, the linens fresh, mattresses were good. The only downside was no washer and dryer in the condo (which we did have when we stayed at the Bixby House two buildings down), but there were coin operated laundry facilities one floor down.

On the bitterest of days, there is no greater convenience, then being able to get to Daycare without having to go outside! We loved that we could go right downstairs, and be at Daycare, or walk 10 yards to Ski School, or 5 yards to Ski Check. The Roundhouse was a great place to get lunch every day, or a quick snack before it closed. We didn't utilize the Coleman Brook Restauarant this trip, but have in the past and it's excellent. Indoor pool and hottub were available as well, although we didn't partake - too tired from a day fo skiing - we saw many families enjoying it both in the Inn and about 25 yards away at the Spring House. There were a lot of great activities for the whole family, that we didn't partake this time such as tubing and the roller coaster (which is fun!), and plenty of restaurants nearby. The Corner Store was convenient when we needed to refill with some necessities for kids and adults, and the equipment store had everything we needed to make sure we could ski comfortably.

We didn't get back in our car until it was time to leave, which is a great trip in my book. Facilities were great, skiing was fine (it was bitter cold, so conditions were icy), staff was excellent and we will go back.

Room Tip: If you can request a view of the mountain, it's great, but even looking at the parking lot is fi...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Armonk, New York
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12 hotel reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Rooms clean and well appointed with complete kitchen fireplace jacuzzi and good views. Location ski in ski out
A Colorado like resort and a not bad mountain if you hit snow and sun
Try to avoid the weekends for less running in the halls and crowds in the hot tubs

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Was here for a couple of nights during a tour. When we got into our room we were so amazed by how big it was! Or maybe luck was just on our side. It was almost as big as our house! The room given to us had 2 rooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen complete with refrigerator, plates, etc., you can even do laundry in your room, it also has a living room, a fireplace, and a balcony. We only expected a simple room for our tour and then we got this! My family and I were so happy!

We were here during fall so the view in the balcony was really pretty.

The only problem we had during our stay was the paper thin ceiling. There were children running on the upper floor and we couldn't get a shut eye.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Your staff are EXTRAORDINARILY ill-informed on the hours and amenities of the facilities. I called the front desk to confirm on various occasions the hours of the steam room in the main Jackson Gore building - specifying that I did not mean the Spring House. Each time, and by different employees, I was assured that it opened at 10:00 am. When I did make it down there, the whole spa was closed and a woman at the front desk told me it was only the Spring House that opened at 10:00 and the main building spa does not open until 1:00pm. After going to the Sauna at the Spring House instead, it was off and there was no employee around to ask for help. Furthermore, when I got back to my room, the other people staying with me said they had just returned from the main building steam room and a maintanence person simply let them it.

Additionally, upon making this reservation over 4 months ago, I was overly and bordering on annoyingly clear that we wanted to be in the main building, as one of our guests would not be skiing and we wanted to give her an easy trip to the lobby/ bar/ restaurant/ spa. We were assured that we were in the main building, yet when we arrived on January 7th we were not in the main building and were told that we must not have been clear with our request.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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okemomountain, Manager at Jackson Gore Inn, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. I am very sorry that our staff was unable to provide you with the correct hours of operation at the Steam Room. In early January many of our ski season staff members have only been with us for a couple of weeks and it is clear that we must give them better tools to answer some questions. With regard to the location of your accommodations, we do the best we can to honor specific requests but many variables can impact that ability. I am sorry we were unable to meet your specific location request but be assured we always try our hardest to accomplish these.

Charlie Dickerman
Manager, Jackson Gore Inn
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We stayed at the Jackson Gore Inn for 4 days, 3 nights. The inn room we had was small but so clean and comfortable. The Inn staff is top notch. The location is perfect. A ski lift was right outside and we had plenty of choices for things to do and places to eat. This Inn is very family friendly, therefore there are lots of children and young families around who take advantage of the beautiful lounge and the fun fact that you can order s'mores from the lounge and have them by the fire. We did not have our grown children with us but if we did they also have family suites available to accomodate all of us. Overall we would recommend this Inn and will very likely be back! :)

Room Tip: You can ask for trailside and they try to accomodate.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This is our second trip to the JGI and I we continue to be impressed. The rooms are clean. The staff accommodating. Amenities plentiful. The restaurant has fantastic food. And of course you have access to 110+ trails. Can't wait to go back.

Room Tip: Ask for slope side for a beautiful view of the mountains.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Columbia, Connecticut, United States
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29 hotel reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We stayed here in a studio from December 20-22. Everything about it was top notch. Our room was spacious and clean with a full kitchen of amenities. The indoor outdoor pool and hot tub was fun and warm and relaxing and then there were more pools and hot tubs at an adjacent building. With a kiddie pool with slides and fountains which was great for my 3 and 6 year old. The lobby is so relaxing and warm with the big fireplace and comfortable couches. The have a fire pit and you can make smores. the restaurant is very nice, but pricey and slow if you are in a rush for lunch and wanting to go out and hit the slopes. Kids skied free before the holiday week and there was not a lot of snow, but there was still plenty to do. The Italian restaurant was delicious, but again resort pricey. The staff was super friendly from the reservation agent, to the bell hop to the towel attendant. When staffed passed you in the lobby or hall they stopped to talk to you. You could store your ski stuff in the closet in the restaurant too. The indoor pool did not open until 1 and they did not offer afternoon ski group children's lessons, but those are the kind of things that you risk going early season. All in all it was a fantastic stay and we will definitely return..

Room Tip: The studio was perfect for a family of 4 with young children. We faced the slopes which was a super...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
Jackson Gore Hotel
Jackson Gore Hotel Ludlow
Jackson Gore
Address: 111 Jackson Gore Road, Okemo Mountain Resort, Ludlow, VT 05149
Location: United States > Vermont > Ludlow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Ludlow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Jackson Gore Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Jackson Gore Village includes a variety of beautiful, classic and luxurious residences. In addition to the original Jackson Gore Inn, the adjacent Adams House and Bixby House offer larger, more spacious units with the newest furnishings in an ideal setting. Options include standard and executive rooms, studios, one and two-bedroom suites (some with lofts), up to 3-bedroom penthouses. Most units have a jetted tub and all have entertainment centers. ... more   less 
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