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Ski in/out was the best ever. Run their own shuttle. Have local free ski storage. Nice staff. Probably some of the best pizza in Breck at the deli shop on Copper Top 2. And one of the best values for saving money on food. Expected, but the parking garage is an additional $10 a day. The internet was 0.25 mbs, which is terrible for a young couple who typically stream movies during the evening. We couldn't even browse facebook is was so slow.
the location simply cant be beat. we grabbed our gear and walked about 300ft to the chair lift, strapped in, and we were off and running. obscenely expensive considering the facilities. the entire building is stuck in the 70's and 80's. needs a remodel badly! awful furniture. beds/mattresses were uncomfortable and lumpy. poor shower pressure. toilets and sinks all clogged multiple times during our stay. no mini bar. the living room had blinds from the 80s that didnt even keep light out, so it was extremely bright first thing in the morning. patio had snow built up on it when we checked in, called maintenance to fix it, never happened. the cleaning staff literally does not speak 1 word of english. not even 1 word, like hello. nothing. paid $1500/night for a 2 bedroom suite during long weekend, not worth even 1/3 of that. only 1 elevator servicing each building frrom the A-Lobby. huge lines of people waiting for elevators following the ski day. extremely slow and inefficient.
We stayed in the 4th building on the 8th floor over-looking the valley in a studio. It was a great view! It took us a little longer to get our room and they didn't have the room that we originally booked so they upgraded us. ( we were skiing so there was no rush to get into our room) The staff was friendly and the shuttle was very quick. The rooms were cozy and I loved having a balcony and little kitchen area. It also had a great big bathtub in its own room which was a little strange but it was nice after a long day of skiing. It was so quiet! The last place we stayed at we could hear everything but it was so peaceful and quiet, we had a great night sleep in our comfy bed! The parking was a little tricky and navigating around the actual resort was a little strange and hard to get around. The room was a little dated but it was cozy. There wasn't a fireplace but the thermostat worked well and it didn't get too stuffy or hot. The bathtub room was very 80s but it was actually really nice and very much needed after a long day.
It has nice amenities. Pools and hot tubs were nice. Unfortunately the lady who checked us in was very rude. We were the only ones checking in and she could not be bothered. The buildings look run down and older. The worst thing was that the interior was dirty. Lots of stains on hallway carpet and in the room. Looks like they aren't cleaned regularly. We were disappointed with the facilities for the price.
Room smelled bad. Too much noise from people/room above us - all night we could not sleep.
5 min walk to the slopes. The place was a tad run down and needs some renovations. The photographs of the rooms and amenities were a bit deceiving. Most staff was a bit off-putting and didn't seem very friendly. They mentioned recycling but had no bin or bag in our room under the sink like they mentioned. None of the information was very clear as to where to wait for the shuttle, where certain amenities were, etc. You would think the front desk would do a quick briefing on the map and amenities while you checked in but they did not.
The rooms are always nice and the hot tubs are great! Our room was either too hot or too cold and the bed was pretty lumpy and uncomfortable. Probably not the best bed I've ever slept in.
Great ski instructor, took two lessons. Very good teacher Need better early breakfast food service
Location was great. Just blocks from downtown. Shuttle service was very handy. Easy access to lifts and slopes, just out the back door. Staff at hotel were very nice and equipment rental folks were helpful. There for two days and longer would have been even better and will stay with them again. Met all our expectations. No unpleasant issues.
You can step out and be on the Peak 9 lifts in minutes. You are 5-10 min walk to Main St/Park which has lots of nice places. In addition, theres a free shuttle to town, which we used to go to an amazing restaurant and then called and were picked up within minutes! The suite interior was nice, with a fireplace and everything we needed to cook There is a 1970's vibe going on in the lodge I didn't expect to be an annoyance to me...but being just an average skier, and with the price of a 1bd suite approaching Four Seasons prices, I really expected a lot more.
Ski in, ski out convenience. choice of dining options. Free equipment locker. Free shuttle into downtown. Decent pool and hot tub facilities. Super expensive for holiday weekend. Rooms outdated. Food overpriced.
most confusing hotel set up - got lost getting from the parking garage to our hotel after the first 3 lots we were directed to were full the shower in the middle of the room was a bit odd and uncomfortable we were woken up Saturday morning by a cement truck nothing special that would make me want to come back here - all just okay
The condo was great, clean and roomy. It was a close walk to everywhere. The early check out time at 10am, other than that. It's a great place.
Great location for summer or winter at Brek! Near the river walk and main st. Just around the corner from the peak 9 base.
I liked the privacy and comfort of the apartment. It was clean, well stocked, and ideal for a long weekend getaway. Our room faced the parking lot so sometimes you could hear people out of our window.
Short walk to the snowflake lift. They let me park in the lot before and after checkout so I didn't have to pay Breck prices to park. Got to enjoy the April storm all weekend! Great stay, super friendly folks at the front desk. You have to take out your trash at the end of your stay, but the dumpster is super close by.
The size of the condo and everything that was in the condo for our use. The location was great only a block from Main Street. Bed was very comfortable. Having to walk up the stairs.
Booking and arrangements were great and the staff were very helpful and prompt. Walking up five flights of stairs, but it got easier each day!
Free bus to lifts stops on property, ski right down to the condo.
We walked, hiked, rested and cooked great meals. The kitchen had more than enough tools to prepare great meals, The bed was amazing! The furnishings were very comfortable. The fireplace wasn't working so we called and maintenance came within the hour and it worked perfectly. All around awesome stay! We had to go home.
Location was great. Spacious 48 steps up was the sacrifice. Comforters needed to be updated also the sheets.
Unit was very spacious. It was nice to have separate bedrooms, bathrooms and a kitchen. Older fixtures and furniture in unit.
Great place. Comfortable, easy walk to town. Across the street from gondola for winter skiing. Newer and well kept.
My family stayed in one of the townhomes in August 2007 and had a positive experience. The townhomes are privately owned and are in a booking pool through the hotels. The townhome had two bedrooms, fireplace, two bathrooms, complete kitchen and livingroom/dining room area, and garage. The accomofations were clean and very comfortable. There is also a patio backing up to a wooded area. The hotel has a lovely pool area with ahot tub. The hotel is about a 2 block walk to town but while you are on the grounds you feel very secluded. The only negative point, if there was one, is the side where are townhome was located is below a road leading up to the mountain, which made it a litte noisy at night. We are considering retruning in July 2009.
We loved our stay at Mountain Thunder. The condo was lovely and spacious, and we particularly enjoyed the daily maid service and shuttle to EVERYTHING in town. You could literally park in the underground garage and never move your car during the entire stay. Front desk personnel were extremely helpful and the ski locker-included-in-stay was so convenient. Excellent location at base of Peak 8 with a ski-in feature that was great for the last run of the day. We'll definitely be going back to Mountain Thunder!
I visited in August with my family and this hotel was a great value at that time of year! The nightly rate for a 2BR condo was comparable to a regular hotel room. The room was beautifully decorated, modern/rustic with large rooms and a full kitchen. The beds were very comfortable with nice linens. There were three hot tubs and an outdoor swimming pool, gas BBQ grills and beautiful landscaping around the property. There was no air conditioning, but with daily high temps of 70 degrees, this wasn't an issue. There is a laundry room on each floor with free washer/dryer use. Maid service comes every day, which was a nice surprise at a condo. Hotel staff is super friendly and helpful. It's a walk of a block to the Breck-Connect gondola and a block to get to Main Street. Can't say enough positive things about this hotel.
The Mountain Thunder Lodge is a terrific place to stay for skiiers. It is a short walk to the gondola which accesses several ski mountains. Best of all, one can ski directly to the Lodge at the end of the day. And at the end of the day, the outside hot tubs were fantastic. Service was terrific. The staff was always very courteous and diligent. Their vans will shuttle you anywhere in town, so conveniently. I normally don't tip at hotels but left a generous tip for the cleaning person because our condo was always so well attended to. When we ski again at Breckenridge, we will definitely stay there. It is first-class!
Beautiful place. We were on our own and really had no need of staff other than housekeeping. Good value and great location and ease of access to Breckenridge shopping and dining. It would have been nicer to have a more comfortable bed and sheets; which were like sleeping on paper on a hospital table. Did not like that we did not have a method of controlling temperature in the room; thus having to leave the windows open at night made for a very noisy night being right against a major road and bus depot. (air conditioning would have been nice; even though it is chilling most evening; it was not during our stay) So a nights rest was not something we were able to obtain. If we had been planning an extended stay; we would have only needed to supply food. All ammenties in the full kitchen were there. Even the corkscrew for a bottle of wine to be shared on the balcony.
We went there on our Spring Break from March 9th through the 19, 2012. It was like having our own private chalet. the staff was extremely friendly and provided all kinds of insight on where to eat and where to hike. We look forward to skiing there again.
Ski in / out. The lodge is minutes away from the city lift and convenient to resturants and nightspots. Parking is underground. Staff is very professional and helpful
We had two families staying in the 2 bedroom condos. Both were comfortable clean and perfect for what we needed for summer week's stay. Staff was extremely friendly and accomodating. Room was cleaned daily. The location in Breck is excellent for getting to Main Street, about 3-4 blocks away. Also, 2 blocks from the grocery store, and one block from the Peak 8 Gondola. Appears to be a ski-in location during the winter. Free shuttle will pick you up around town. We didn't move our car while we were there because we could either walk through town and back or take the shuttle. The only cons are minor: $20 'resort fee' per day adds up, limited covered parking (in the Winter), I would prefer nicer kitchen utensils, and small TV in our rooms (other condo had flat screens).
One Ski HIll Place - Rock Resort is 'out of this world'...the accomodations were superb. Kitchen was fully equipped, right down to a wisk. The staff was friendly; remembered our names; helped us with all of our gear, etc. One of the best features of the resort is where it is located: right at the peak. No hassle getting to and from the mountain. We loved it!
We loved the place. Staff was great, location could not be beat. Our kids had a wonderful time at the Fun Park right outside our door!
Great location, friendly staff. I have stayed here a few times and even with the few minor drawbacks I would recommend the resort to others. They do charge an extra fee when you get there which is not disclosed when purchasing via Kayak. They require you to valet your vehicle since it is a private garage which could add to your time to come and go. For me that was not a problem since I was able to walk almost everywhere I wanted to go. I stayed in the summer and the room I was given was quite warm since there was no A/C but I just opened a window and it cooled off. Since this hotel is primarily occupied in the winter for ski season I guess that isn't a high priority.
Location was great right by the city center. Everyone was incredibly friendly as well. I found the valet service to be incredibly frustrating and really wish it was optional rather than required. We would have to wait up to 20 minutes until vehicle which included trying to find someone to get the vehicle.
Perfect home away from home! Clean and cozy studio apparat meant.
Location was great, accommodations were great & staff were great. Nowhere on my reservation did it mention another $29 to be collected at hotel. May need to reconsider staying again if there are hidden fees not documented when reserving a room online.
Mini kitchen is awsome. Full oven/range plus microwave and fridge. Love it. Had to change rooms in middle of stay because "owner" had come in last minute. Annoying at worst, staff completely moved us while we were at lunch and took care of the worst of it. Got a bottle of wine out of the inconvenience. Worst part is that latest allowed check out is 12 noon, while you can only ever be guaranteed a 4pm check in. How is that possible when hotels like Hampton, Hilton, Marriott, etc., have their act together much better?
Good proximity to town center. Easy walking distance to retail. Beware of hidden fees that aren't included with your booking. They hit me with a resort fee separately from the included fees paid with the booking to cover this. No A/C in the room of a south and west facing unit. Got extremely warm in the afternoon sun.
I was billed an additional $60 for my two day stay that was not included in the price I paid thru Kayak.
This is right on Main Street and could not have a better location Cold water shower on the second day with no compensation. This is something I have only experienced on the edge of civilization in third world countries. Terrible. Staff was using the elevator to move supplies between floors at the stated check-out time and would not let us on. Very poor supervision by maintenance services management.
Location: walking distance (5min) to Quicksilver chairlift and directly at Main street with shops and restaurants. Free shuttle service to everywhere in town; free DVD rentals. Studios are big engough for 2 people, nice large bathroom No daily roomservice; amenities, towels, coffee has been asked for (but then you get it immediately); fitness center on side but not in the best "condition" and nobody who takes care during training hours, So people walk around and train in normal boots. Alos an disadvantage: people have to walk through the fitness to use the outdoor hot tubes (so carpet gets wet..); missed a bar to meet people after skiing.
Cannot think of any thing that I really liked Was given rediculous direction to our room from the front desk.
Location A bit noisey from neighboring sallons at night.
Good location, nice view, plenty of room and an adequate garage. We had a problem with the heating system (the baseline register was going ull blast, so it was quite hot) and it took 3 days to get the problem resolved. We had three evenings where we lost sleep because it was so hot in the condo.