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Glacier Canyon Lodge
Ranked #15 of 73 Hotels in Wisconsin Dells
Certificate of Excellence
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
1 review
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Room was very nice and cozy and rate was not that bad. I really enjoy wilderness and have stayed at many parks before. Now the negative, they charged me for kitchen stuff they claim I took with me. They claimed I took two knives and charged me $163 for this. I had to call them and fight that and they are claiming they will get in contact with me. The room was nice but 163 for knives that I never took is ridiculous. This is the first hotel I had this issue with and while I will still visit other wilderness territory locations, I wont go to this one anymore.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

Stayed at Glacier Canyon for a winter getaway. We had a 3 bedroom deluxe with 4 adults and 4 children. The place was comfortable with plenty of room to stretch out. Had a full kitchen which made meals easier and cheaper. The rooms were clean but the leather furniture in the living room was worn and needs to be replaced. Bathrooms were clean and the beds were comfortable. The water parks were great offering a large variety of water slides, kids areas and a lazy river. However, expect to stand in line for a long time on the bigger slides.The new lazer tag was kind of pricey but a lot of fun. I highly recommend it. The only on site restaurant where we ate was the Thirsty Buffalo. It was terrible. There's very little seating and we were told by the staff we could basically stand by the door until a table opened up. Instead of seating us we had to sprint to an open table before someone else took it. Then it took a long time after we found a table to get it cleaned from the previous diners. The food was overpriced and just ok. That was really the only negative of the weekend. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Everything is connected so you can walk anywhere and avoid the cold. If you don;t want to walk, shuttles will take you anywhere on the grounds. Overall a good experience and we look forward to going back.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Waunakee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We've been going to the Dells in the winter for a few years. The Wilderness Resort and Glacier Canyon are always consistent in roominess and cleanliness. This year we rented a two bedroom, 1.5 bathroom unit. Plenty of room for 2 adults and 4 teenagers. The property was crowded but not unreasonable. We paid about $240 for the room, which is a good price considering the water park admission covered all of us. Parking was VERY challenging, and the towels in the room were small and thin. Those were the only less than perfect things about the stay. The resorts in the Dells are always noisy, and this one was no different. Customers need to be prepared to hear children and adults running in the hallways and in the room above.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

This was our 2nd annual trip to Glacier Canyon Lodge & Wilderness Resort. Had a great stay. Check-in was prompt and front desk attendant was extremely friendly. We got there a bit early for check in, so room wasn't quite ready. We were able to hang out in the waterpark and then were texted when the room was available. We stayed in 2 bedroom unit. Unit was clean & nicely appointed. Arms on the couch and chairs were showing a bit of wear. Kitchen was well-equipped, which was great as we and another family (friends of ours, staying across the hall) were able to prepare nice dinners and breakfasts. We were able to get later check-out, which was very helpful in trying to get our kids back from the waterpark in the morning and changed. Great experience. We will be back again for our 3rd annual trip next year! I should note that the rates for the 2 bedroom condo were phenomenal....under $160/night!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2014

My family celebrated Christmas here for the third time, a group of 27 with 13 kids. it's a great place to keep the kids busy and happy so adults don't get over run. It also has great rooms and activities on top of 5 water parks.

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 31 December 2013 via mobile

3 day stay. Awesome staff and got us into our room quickly and well before 4 pm. Room was basic and clean. We went to the breakfast buffet one morning, expensive 13.99 and 7.99 for a 10 yo, you can order from a menu but costs about the same with a beverage. Food was hot and fresh at 9 am. Pools were crowded but not like other places in the dells that let in day trippers. Slides were fun and lines moved quickly. Someone had a party at 11 pm slamming doors and running down the hall, called the front desk and security was sent and the noise disappeared within 15 minutes. Btw bring a fan or a white noise app, there is constant activity or people passing in the hall. Also stay on the top floor otherwise you will hear all sorts of noises from above. Great stay! Make sure to try Moosejaw pizza and UNOs pizza. Sprechers is good too. Great stay in the Dells!

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WI - USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

We stayed at a 3 bedroom presidential Dec 24 for 3 nights. First, the bad, check in and out times. Check in is 4 pm very late although they will let you get water park passes early, but the 10 am check out time is crazy. Way too early for a big family to clean up, pack up and get out. I wonder why they need 6 hours for room cleaning. My guess is short staff. Translation: too cheap. Front desk staff is average at best. Not helpful nor informative. Also to get your parking passes you have to go to timeshare desk, hint, you dont need passes or if you are concerned just dont answer phone because they will call you.
Presidential condos are much bigger in the kitchen, dining and living room area than deluxe. Internet has the floorplans for you to see. The units are well kept. Nothing was broken or damaged. Great unit.
Waterpark is really nice but crowded. Staff at park is poor. Hot tub rules are not enforced so be aware there will be small children in it.
Wilderness is a bit old and dated but has done upgrades in dry park area. They have lazer tag, mini golf, ropes on a challenging course and a ball area for kids. There is a special for 20 that includes all.
Overall be aware it is crowded on weekends and holidays because the outside is closed for winter and all the rooms will be inside. Summertime is great because of the outside waterparks being open.
Nice place for a family.

  • Stayed December 2013
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Property: Glacier Canyon Lodge
Address: 45 Hillman Road, P.O. Box 830, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Wisconsin Dells
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#13 Family Hotel in Wisconsin Dells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 460
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