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“Very Nice Place”

Wilderness at the Smokies
Ranked #19 of 85 things to do in Sevierville
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Mount Vernon, Indiana
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249 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Very Nice Place”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Room are great. The only drawback is that you have to pay a 18% tip for a party of 7 even if the service is bad. I tried to complain but was told that the computer does it automatically and it can't be adjusted. The waterparks are great.

Visited July 2012
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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Water park was ok”
Reviewed July 2, 2012

Nothing over the top or big about their waterpark.. We were expecting something more like what we have where we live and was gravely disappointed.

Visited June 2012
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Go for the waterpark. Stay somewhere else.”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

Pros = A lot to do, free tickets to Ripley's Aquarium
Cons = Too big, overpriced, not the cleanest, cold water

This resort is HUGE! We stayed in the Stone Hill Lodge which is not within walking distance of the indoor water park. We had to take a shuttle bus to the main building, but by the time we boarded there were no more seats left and we had to hold on to our 4, 3, and 2 year olds for dear life!

It was hard to find our way through the Lodge. The room numbers are confusing. Our room started with a 2, but we had to go up to the 3rd floor?!? There is an outdoor water park connected to this part of the resort. It would've been fun had the water not been freezing cold even on a hot day. Our kids seemed to enjoy it even though they shivered the entire time!

Our room was not the cleanest. There was hair in the bathtub, crumbs on the floor, and stickers on the couch. The lighting was poor.

Since we only stayed one night, and had to leave early the next morning, we didn't have time to take advantage of all the resort has to offer. Outdoor parks close on 8:00. Indoor park closes at 10:00.

If you love waterparks, indoor and out, consider the Wisconsin Dells if that's all you are going for.

Visited June 2012
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Dayton, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice indoor waterpark for a vacation”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

People may be loud inside, but the water attractions are alot of fun to go on. There is some artificial sunshine to get while there is no sunshine during winter. Here, it is summertime all year long. I love this place, but it could improve a little bit.

Visited November 2011
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“An awesome water park attached to a terrible hotel”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

I must be a glutton for punishment, because we stayed here three times. The family and I loved the water park so much, we hoped that we could overlook the bad hotel and food options, but after the last stay, we won't be coming back.

The other reviews are accurate. Noisy, bare-bones rooms, no maid service to speak of, bad food, poor customer service, need I say more? We gave them three chances and each time was worse than the last.

Visited March 2012
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