We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Antique weekend at lodge

Spending the night at Oglebay Resort is always a fun get/a-way for us. For a number of years... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Bethel Park, PA
via mobile
Festival of Lights trip

We stayed at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodge and saw the Festival of Lights. We had a nice time and the... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
via mobile
Read all 750 reviews
All photos (296)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“wilson lodge”(62 reviews)
“light display”(56 reviews)
A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.
Wheeling, WV 26003-1967
+1 877-436-1797
Improve This Listing
Reviews (750)
Filter reviews
748 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews festival of lights wilson lodge light display glass museum horseback riding paddle boats indoor pool tennis courts beautiful scenery golf course holiday lights walking trails mansion museum ihlenfeld dining room mini golf nature center year round
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 748 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this area many times for many reasons. There is a resort, gift shops, paddle boats, pool, and so much more. Time slows down here. You can choose to be active with golf or hiking, or find a quiet place to sit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 921mommay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family went here two years in a row with four kids ranging between 8-14. And we all loved it, we took my parents the second year and they really enjoyed it as well. The lights are beautiful, it's a nice little drive and well...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wendi B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Resort to get away from it all! Nice hot tub & Pool. Lots of walking trails. Good beer and wine. Very comfortable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LaurieCC88
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Spending the night at Oglebay Resort is always a fun get/a-way for us. For a number of years Oglebay resort has hosted an antique weekend the first week in April. Only quality dealers participate and the prices are reasonable. We have gotten some great finds...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank carolph
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Take the shuttle to see the lights if you can get seats. Lights were nice but traffic is incredibly slow.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank R M
Reviewed January 10, 2019

The good. Dinner was pretty good for a buffet, 3.75. Breakfast also good at 3.25. Light display very good give it a 4 out of 5. The bad! Stayed in the Kline wing. Only room available. They call these the value rooms. For God's sake...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pat O
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We have been wanting to go to ogle bay light show for years. And finally was able to this year and was quite disappointed. We was expecting much more with all the hype and advertising that is done. Very very disappointed.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 587darlac
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Oglebay Park’s Wilson Lodge and saw the Festival of Lights. We had a nice time and the lights were beautiful. We also got manicures and were impressed with the West Spa. We went to some of the shops, but weren’t very impressed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beckycE5000ME
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

4 of us from Pittsburgh and 4 family members from Cincinnati decided to meet the weekend before Christmas to see Ogelbay Festival of Lights and spend some time together. Others recommended we stay the night at the Cabela’s exit in Tridelphia because it was only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hanksmomma
Reviewed December 29, 2018

I used information from the reviews here plus the Oglebay website to plan a nice family excursion with no unpleasant surprises. We stayed overnight in the west wing of Wilson lodge December 28th, the Friday following Christmas. Our primary mission was to see the lights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christian D
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 nearby hotels
Wilson Lodge at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center
1,129 reviews
.20 miles away
SpringHill Suites Wheeling Triadelphia Area
338 reviews
2.34 miles away
Hampton Inn Wheeling
1,442 reviews
2.47 miles away
Super 8 by Wyndham Wheeling
329 reviews
3.79 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 117 nearby restaurants
Avenue Eats -- a neighborhood eatery
190 reviews
2.40 miles away
Ye Olde Alpha
322 reviews
1.93 miles away
163 reviews
.58 miles away
TJ's Sports Garden Restaurant
232 reviews
2.51 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 69 nearby attractions
Oglebay Institute Glass Museum
149 reviews
.36 miles away
Oglebay Park Good Zoo
255 reviews
.35 miles away
Oglebay Institute Mansion Museum
26 reviews
.39 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
November 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Llhp | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a cabin, not the lodge, so I can't address your question. Sorry!
Steven R
November 25, 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Bonnie H | Reviewed this property |
January 17, 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from helpinghands001 | Reviewed this property |
It can take about 45min to one hour to go through the last and enjoy them.