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“Family Reunion Fun”
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Tamarack Club
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Ellicottville
Reviewed August 8, 2013

We stayed at the Tamarack in early August 2013 for a reunion weekend. We had the 1 bedroom which was clean. It had a full size bed and full size pull out sofa bed. The kids had lots of fun at the pools and also at SKY HIGH AERIAL ADVENTURE PARK and Mountain Coaster. They did not want to go home. We had a catered barbecue dinner for 40 people one night..it was just OK.
The hotel does offer Starbucks coffee in lobby in Am only. The spa prices were pretty high so I tried the Oasis Spa down the road 1 mile. Excellent massage for only $65 for 60 min.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

This was our fourth trip to Tamarack at Holiday Valley. Love it everytime. Beautiful accommodations and surroundings, clean, and friendly staff! Can't wait to return! The only strange thing is they don't have king size beds... Queen is fine but king would be the ultimate and for a resort as nice as this it should be a no brainier.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We and another couple stayed here in July for a weekend. The facility is lovely. Attractive main lobby, beautiful pool for adults (outdoor) and a fun outdoor pool with a slide for the kids. Nice place to sit around an open fire outside. Request a slope-side room because we had a beautiful view!

The room is a suite and has everything you could possibly need. Strange that the bathtub is in the bedroom, though! The bathrooms are large but the counter space is minimal. However, they supply a lot of towels and that was very convenient.

We weren't too thrilled, however, with the beds. We like a firm bed and these beds were not firm and we felt that the mattresses needed replacement.

One drawback was the fact that, although they serve complimentary Starbucks coffee in the lobby in the morning, there is no formal breakfast facility so we had to go into town, where there are several cute little places for breakfast.

Also, check out time is 10 a.m. I travel extensively and have never heard of such an early checkout. However, we did request a later checkout and were given until 11 a.m., considering it was a Sunday night and the rooms probably weren't booked out.

We ate dinner in the John Harvard Restaurant in the hotel complex and the food and service was excellent. We actually dined on the patio overlooking the pool and slopes and it was, indeed, lovely.

The front-desk clerks were very friendly and helpful, highlighting our maps of Amish country.
We would recommend staying at the Tamarack Club. It is somewhat pricey but it is a comfortable place to stay, with convenient underground parking.

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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed at the tamarack club for oldies weekend. We saw Gretchen Wilson and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Even though we only live 45 minutes away, we had never stayed at, or even looked at the Tamarack Club. Our little room was very well appointed and had a nice little kitchenette, a couch and a great flat screen television. The pools are great, the spa looked lovely. Also, every employee we spoke to, from the friendly reception desk lady, to the housekeepers, to the outdoor staff, was so friendly and helpful. I don't want to wait until next years concert to stay again. It is a beautiful resort even for those of us that don't ski. I would go again just to get away from it all. I highly recommend this resort for anyone, couples, families, or friends.

Room Tip: We stayed in the smallest room, the queen with kitchenette and were very satisfied. I wish I had at...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

In June, we had our wedding at Holiday Valley. We had many out of town and local guests that stayed at the Tamarack with us for the weekend. Everyone was more than pleased! The hotel is beautiful! The rooms are spacious, modern, and clean! The spa is superior. The pools and golf courses were great! The Ski High Adventure Park was beyond fun! And the staff was friendly, helpful, and more than accommodating! We can't say enough about the food at John Harvard's Brew House in the Tamarack! We are a group of foodies, and everyone found the menu delicious! And we certainly can't forget about the stunning views! The Tamarack and entire staff at Holiday Valley gave us the wedding of our dreams! We can't wait to come back to Ellicottville every anniversary and celebrate at the Tamarack!!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

we were looking for a cabin at alleghany state park, since everything was booked we stayed at this place. its got a bunch of golf courses for those who are interested. we took a six room with kitchen accomodation. it had only one bathroom. it would have been nice if there were two bathrooms .but overall a good experience. would come here again.

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

This was my first time staying here and it was truly amazing. I have 20 years of travel experience and have toured lots of hotels & resorts, this property surpasses my wildest expectations. I helped facilitate a Breast Cancer retreat the weekend of April 26 where there was 27 of us. The staff from the moment we walked in was extremely helpful, friendly, and caring. They truly made my job so much easier. Our rooms which consisted of a 3 bedroom unit and deluxe rooms were very clean, well taken care of, and very spacious. The restaurant served nice hot meals. We had several meals in our meeting room served through catering. Excellent food, presentation and service. The weekend was beautiful so we were able to enjoy the pool. Great pool, clean nicely kept. Overall my experience & stay was fabulous!!! Looking forward to our next event here.

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Address: Holiday Valley Road, Ellicottville, NY 14731
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Location: United States > New York > Ellicottville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Ellicottville
Price Range: $181 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tamarack Club 3*
Number of rooms: 2
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