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Sun Valley Resort

1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
+1 208-622-6136
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50 anniversary return

Newly remodeled luxury high end quality with 5 star accommodations and even better attentive... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
Vancouver, Washington
via mobile

Sun Valley has done a wonderful job of celebrating its history as the first ski resort in the... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Julie E
Grosse Ile, Michigan
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Whether it's an exciting day on the slopes of Bald Mountain, or a relaxing sleigh ride or round of golf, Idaho's famous year-round resort promises a variety of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
+1 208-622-6136
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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Newly remodeled luxury high end quality with 5 star accommodations and even better attentive concierge services. Ski swim work out and hang out are all world class and consistent over the last forty years we have stayed New gym is first class. New pool is...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Sun Valley has done a wonderful job of celebrating its history as the first ski resort in the country. You can see the first chairlift in the country, the barn of the original owners of the land and the photos of many celebrities on the...More

1  Thank Julie E
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I have been nordic skiing (skate skiing) at the Nordic Center for the past 21 seasons. The lack of attention to the grooming of the trails, the lack of well maintained grooming machines and the lack of knowledgeable and capable trail grooming personell has resulted...More

Thank Bross24
Mike F, Public Relations Manager at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Dear Bross, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of the Sun Valley Resort Nordic Center. All comments whether complimentary or critical are very important in providing feedback that we use to continually improve our guest experience.  We appreciate that you have...More

Reviewed March 8, 2017

While Sun Valley has some good terrain, the atmosphere leaves something to be desired! People were not particularly friendly as compared to other ski areas on our trip. In fact, from our observations, there was more sitting around and complaining! There was still powder to...More

Thank dianad860
Mike F, Public Relations Manager at Sun Valley Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Dear Diana D, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your experience at Sun Valley. All comments by our guests are important for keeping Sun Valley at the highest level of customer service that we are renown for. We apologize that...More

Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

First time here, and have to put it up there with some of the best. This is not a place for beginner's unless you limit yourself to dollar mountain. Nice runs, good lifts with very few lift lines. I skied here over 4 days, and...More

Thank dwoods1776
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to an extraordinarily efficient free bus shuttle service ( with super friendly drivers), we never used our rental car. The resort is comprised of both Inn and Lodge. You can use all facilities of both and the shuttle picks up right in between. It...More

Thank NIcoleLarry
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

It's not cheap or easy to get to. But worth it. Giant mountain well groomed. No lines thoughtful and courteous everywhere. Great restaurants in Ketcham well priced and good values. Mountain wellmarked. Mainly good skiers as beginners are at seperate mountain with most of boarders...More

Thank Arnold L
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Sun Valley for the first time. Very impressed. The facilities on Bald Mountain are world class. The service is exceptional.

Thank volunteerstate
Reviewed February 6, 2017

We have been coming here for decades from the East Coast. There is no easy way to get here- you can try to get into Hailey (12 miles away) or Boise 2 3/4 hours or SLC and drive 4 1 /2 hours. But once you...More

2  Thank Robt C
Reviewed January 26, 2017

A wonderful, wonderful ski resort. Great terrain for all abilities. I loved that there were loads of grey haired kids like myself out there skiing like they were still forty somethings!!

Thank happyme_13
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Nearby Restaurants
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.19 miles away
Duchin Lounge
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.05 miles away
Bald Mountain Pizza & Pasta
45 reviews
.13 miles away
Ketchum Grill
226 reviews
.94 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sun Valley Visitor Center
64 reviews
1.01 miles away
Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum
25 reviews
1.21 miles away
Sun Valley Center for the Arts
14 reviews
1.14 miles away
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Where to stay, Ketchum or the Resort Lodge? We like to be close to apres/bars, live music, restaurants, shops, people and of course the ski hill.
September 10, 2016|
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Response from quimby420 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Sun Valley Resort. The bus is nearby and runs to Ketchum every 10-15 minutes to bars, music, shoppes, and skiing. We used the bus to shop and have dinner. It also is the best way get to the slopes. Some of... More
When is the best time to go?
March 16, 2016|
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Response from Mike F | Property representative |
Hello dfairall, Thanks for asking about the best time to visit Sun Valley! There are so many things to do, it is hard to decide. During the Winter, you can count on skiing from Thanksgiving to mid-April. Even with plentiful... More