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The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cavendish
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 4, 2010

We found the Point through the Inn at Castle Hill Website. The place is a dump and the service completely indifferent. The Point is a rebadged Clarion hotel and should not have a link to its website on the Castle Hill website. They want you to think that they are a SLH member which is completely deceptive. I paid way too much for what is a $69 dollar a night roadside hotel.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 4, 2010

We had a wonderful, relaxing ski trip to Okemo, VT at The Pointe at the Castle Hill Resort. It is, by far, the best value in the Ludlow area. We've stayed in their hotel room with two queen beds on many occassions and for a two-week-plus period in one of their family suites. The hotel is great for singles, couples, young families or families with teenagers. The hotel is well built so you do not hear your neighbors to the left and right of you or on the floor above you. From the moment you check in until you check out, everything is so very easy...the hotel is "your home away from home." Check-in is easy; the rooms are very clean; the spa is fantastic!; my son loved the pool and hot tub; they have yoga and pilates classes; The Castle library is a great place to have a drink or hot chocolate while meeting with friends or reading a book especially before having dinner.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 11, 2009

Other reviews on TripAdvisor lowered our expectations immensely, so we were pleasantly surprised with our experience. The staff was neither rude nor extra helpful; the amenities were alright; the room was clean and seemed recently updated. The suite we stayed in was quite spacious, and the full kitchen was nice to have since we were traveling with a toddler who can only handle one restaurant a day (especially since there is no room service here).
All in all, a decent hotel -- but we agree with other reviewers that say the website is misleading -- this is not a resort at all. I have to say that we stayed at a 50% discount -- and would not have been happy with the value had we paid full price!

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 8, 2009

Stayed at the Pointe on a midweek promotional package, which was a great deal. The room was huge and comfortable, with a fridge in the room. The pool is small, but the hot tub is large and very very clean. We did not use the facilities at the Castle Hill Mansion, although our package permitted us to do so. The outdoor pool and hot tub at the mansion are beautiful. The best thing about the hotel is its location. For our purpose -- leaf peeping -- it was an ideal location, and there are plenty of dining choices very nearby. Even with a couple of large groups staying there, the housekeeping and desk staff were friendly, accommodating, and efficient. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank bevor
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Reviewed October 4, 2009

Just back from a rainy weekend in Ludlow and can not say enogh for the well priced and full service Pointe at Castle Hill. Most convenient location for day trips to Woodstock, Manchester and Weston, Very friendly and accomodating staff with fresh cider and maple cookies waiting for us in the lobby. Must say , the breakfast buffet unexciting and was way too expensive but we had awesome Vermont cooking at the Hatchery on Main Street Ludlow for the same price! But - will be back at the Pointe for our next Vermont leaf peeping weekend or ski week .. for the spacious, clean rooms and attentive staff. Thank you.

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 23, 2009

There were very few guests at the hotel-that should have tipped us off as to what to expect. Very nasty and unhelpful staff. Would never stay there again.

Stayed: July 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 19, 2009

We were heading up to Ludlow VT for our first night of vacation so I had checked all the sites for the best deals and locations prior to leaving. This place was listed as more expensive, but a bit more upscale than others. We stopped in at the Best Western closer to town first to check it out and it was OK, but I wanted to look into this hotel.
It turned out to be a pretty nice place and the price was $25.00 cheaper for the night and a lot less than the internet stated.
It is about 2 miles from town, but as it turns out not much is opened on Monday nights.
We didn't use the spa facilities so I can't comment on that.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Redrider55
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Additional Information about The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort

Address: 2940 Route 103, Cavendish, VT 05142
Location: United States > Vermont > Cavendish
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 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cavendish
Price Range: $161 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 96
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated amidst the natural beauty of the Green Mountains in southern Vermont, and just a short distance from Okemo Mountain, the contemporary and family-friendly The Pointe at Castle Hill Resort and Spa, offers one of Vermont’s most picturesque yet intimate settings for a family vacation, meeting, conference, or ski getaway.With a choice of recently renovated, comfortable and spacious accommodations — rooms with queen or king beds, extra-large family rooms, or family suites — all of our guests at The Pointe Hotel will enjoy the modern conveniences and wide variety of amenities we offer, including flat-screen TV, refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer, and bathrooms with complimentary toiletries. ... more   less 
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The Pointe, a Castle Hill Resort Hotel Cavendish
Pointe At Castle Hill Hotel
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