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“Oglebay Polka weekend” 4 of 5 stars
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Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center
465 Lodge Drive, Route 88 North, Wheeling, WV 26003   |  
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Wheeling
Storrs, Connecticut
1 review
“Oglebay Polka weekend”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Attending a package weekend for an Polka weekend was a very enjoyable time. On arrival the the Wilson Lodge staff were very friendly, courteous and promptly checking us in. The lodge is quite large and I would recommend anyone with special needs to advise Oglebay when making reservations. Reading the history of Oglebay before going the Resort was more than expectations. The lodge and accommodations were clean and well maintained and there was some maintenance in progress that did not interfere with guests. Food was excellent, waiters were friendly, prompt and efficient. During a hike we encountered at a trail junction an employee named Ken not on duty hiking who stopped and asked us if we we had any questions regarding our hike. We were undecided which trail to take to view a small falls. Though he was going in a different direction he changed his course and joined us to show the way and explained the history of Oglebay. We reached our destination, He graciously took pictures of us. We thanked him and he was off to his original destination. His conduct was an example our experience through out our weekend stay. We look forward to future visits. Barry & Dee

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oglebay, General Manager at Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review, April 8, 2014
Thank you for visiting Oglebay during the Wheeling Polka Festival and we look forward to hosting the festival again in March 2015. We appreciate that you took the time to post your comments and we especially appreciate that you acknowledged our wonderful staff!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Westerville, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

16 person cottage was bigger than we were expecting, the team loved it for our spring break trip. Tennis direct, Jeremy, was very helpful with local advice. The team enjoyed the lessons, thought he was one of best instructors they have worked with.

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oglebay, Tennis Director at Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review, April 8, 2014
Thank you for your comments as it is always our goal to exceed our guests’ expectations and I look forward to seeing you again soon!
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DuBois, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My wife and I were in desperate need of a weekend getaway together. I had spent a weekend at the Wilson Lodge previously on a golf trip with friends and thought my wife would enjoy the experience. The lodge has a luxurious spa and great pool and fitness center. We enjoyed the Dinning room and the Lounge very much. The staff was very pleasant and the atmosphere was excellent. The upkeep of this resort is exceptional, especially for such a large establishment.
Our package came with free breakfast buffet and it certainly was more than what most of us are used to as a free "breakfast". A chef to prepare made to order omelets and waffles, a spread of everything from healthy breakfast to the delicious assortment of breakfast meats and specialty dishes.
The resort has many beautiful golf courses and other great mountain side scenic opportunities.
The cost is a little more than we usually pay for a normal hotel room but the atmosphere and the treatment we received more than made up the difference.
Overall it was a great weekend which helped us both to relax and enjoy each others company.

Room Tip: We paid the extra money for a larger room and it was worth it. Next time I would book a room with a...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bunker Hill, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Used the Bed & Breakfast package to meet up with a friend I haven't seen in forever. We had such a great time. The grounds and Wilson Lodge are fantastic. The entire area was still brown from winter, but I know it would be beautiful once it starts turning green and blooming. The food was fantastic and I can't say enough about the staff, always helpful and polite. Seeing deer is always a special treat. I can't wait to return with my husband to play golf.

Room Tip: We had a balcony on the west side, so nice to sit there in the afternoon when it was still a little...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oglebay, General Manager at Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center, responded to this review, April 8, 2014
Thank you for choosing Oglebay to reconnect with an old friend and we look forward to seeing you again!
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Jacksonville, Florida
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Stayed at a cottage for 3 nights as family came & went for a mini-reunion of sorts. Surprised at how clean everything was when we arrived. Excellent value--a 4 bedroom/2 bath cottage is about the same price as a single room in the Lodge this time of year. We like rustic, and this is it! Wood panels, big fireplace (complete with a full box of firewood upon arrival), deer, and more deer. Did all our own cooking for meals--huge grocery store at the bottom of the hill nearby. Staff was very nice at check in/out. Don't be surprised to hear raccoons and see a spider or two. Kitchen is dated, but has everything you need. Used the game room, indoor pool, sauna, and hot tub in the lodge--all clean and warm. Our kids said this cottage was the best part of Spring Break. Will return next time meeting up with family.

Room Tip: Cottages in "A" area nicely spaced out so just enough privacy.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Buffalo, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Always a wonderful place to stay. Every season has it's beauty, even now when we are getting over winter - just seeing the deer laying around the grounds and standing on the courses, such a beautiful sight.Staying in the cottages is so enjoyable and all the facilities of the lodge are wonderful too. Always love to visit all the resort shops, merchandise is beautiful and fairly priced for what it is. Always so sad to have to leave!!

Room Tip: If you can use a cottage, they are so enjoyable. We have stayed in all the different rooms over all...
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Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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West Virginia
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We recently stayed at Wilson Lodge for a professional conference. Beautiful Oglebay Park is a lovely location. I had paid the extra money for a premium room. It is well worth it. Fireplace in the bedroom, a mini fridge, sink and Keurig also. However, I drink only green tea and my husband likes hot chocolate. The hotel only provided coffee and black tea for the Keurig. I requested the others, but they were not available. The bathroom is very nice with a separate tub and shower. There is also a heated towel rack, which is great! The meal plan provided for five meals during the conference. The breakfasts were OK, but lunch and dinner were not very good. We ate two of our meals elsewhere. I would definitely stay here again, but only in the premium rooms. The older section of the lodge is in need of an upgrade.

Room Tip: Pay extra for a premium room. It is worth it!
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 465 Lodge Drive, Route 88 North, Wheeling, WV 26003
Location: United States > West Virginia > Wheeling
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 Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Wheeling
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