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Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you are looking for a nice resort, this is not the place for you! Like other reviews, this place was not busy, and yet they placed us at the very top of the mountain road in a "condo" unit, which was not really a condo. This place was old, and when we opened the door the musty smell hit...

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Hunterdon County
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our time share trade and we luckily hit an Indian Summer week in October.We were in one of the condo units on the second floor. Spacious kitchen with full sized appliances, living room with a beautiful view, two bedrooms - (we did wonder why the master bedroom with the queen bed was in the noisy back of the...

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DAWSONVILLE
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fun, clean place to play Par 3 golf. Close to Boone. Rarely crowded, reasonable prices and club rental available on-site. Did not stay there so I do not know about the accomodations although they look simple and certainly offer a convenient location to Boone, Vilas and Banner Elk.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a week at Willow Valley Resort plenty of nice places to eat nearby in Boone Great 9-hole Golf Course and the indoor swimming and hot tub are awesome. The Condominiums are medium size but well supplied love to having a fireplace and AR living room the office supplies anything we might have forgotten to bring with us I've...

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Rustburg, Virginia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed in a chalet and it was nice. It was clean and roomy but could use some updating on the appliances and better air conditioning. The carpets, furniture and tv's were new. Kinda disappointed that there was not much to do there. There is an indoor pool and a golf course, but that's about it. We went to the...

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were in Chalet 17. The building had a great view of the 9th hole of the golf course. We spent time when we were "home" sitting on the porch watching the golfers hit their balls into the pond next to the green. Good times! Took the kids on a couple hikes through the golf path (after hours). Honestly i...

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The stretch of parkway from Boone to Asheville is full of places of interest; and so we were delighted to find affordable accommodation at this spot. Ignore the 'resort' label; it does not have to be expensive unless you choose the beautiful log cabins; we stayed in the cheap 'efficiency' units; perfect for a weekend break. Clean and comfortable, with...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly, gracious and welcoming staff however, the property should not be called a resort. It's more akin to a condo rental with a small golf course and pool. We stayed in one of the condo type units and it wasn't too bad we did have a good time playing hid and seek late at night in the gold course and...

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Really enjoyed the cabin on the mountainside - clean rooms - fully supplied kitchen - great indoor pool, children's shower-pool and hot-tub - wonderful mountain views -reception personnel warm and friendly - appreciated WI-Fi availability - will return in the future

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were placed at the top of the resort in a four unit demountable type building. Strange as the resort was empty and there were plenty of cabins available. Our unit was old, and in need of repair. Breakfast bench was on a slant, washing machine wouldn't spin, no kettle, toilets kept blocking, musty mouldy smell - I could go...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Willow Valley Resort

Address: 354 Bairds Creek Rd, Vilas, NC 28692-9226
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Vilas
Number of rooms: 59
Also Known As:
Willow Valley Hotel Vilas
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Insist on a condo, not the chalets.”
 of 5 bubbles everly23, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a cabin - lower levels of the resort look the best”
 of 5 bubbles marionh853, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick another resort or ask for an UPPER room.”
 of 5 bubbles davidmeyer, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
“stay away from chalet 19”
 of 5 bubbles larrys257, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Cabins are secluded and the condos are in an open area”
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 of 5 bubbles jessesgrl42, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
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