Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Villa Olivia

Planning a ski trip to Villa Olivia? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Villa Olivia stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Villa Olivia review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.
  • 3,2
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  • Expert
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2,9
  • Family Friendly
  • 3,9
  • Aprés Ski
  • 2
  • Terrain Park
  • 2,9
  • Overall Value

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Tow ropes are terrible and 1 chair lift that cost $30 for night ticket and $40 on weekends too expensive. 30 min extra drive to Alpine for about the same pr...

  • 3,2

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  • J (23rd February 2009)

    $30 for a ticket here is ridiculous!! It was very small, really icy, and the kids with us did not enjoy it at all unfortunately. We only stayed for a co...

  • istink (13th February 2009)

    Not a bad hill for being so close to home, but WAY overpriced, so I take a little longer ride to WI. Staff is not very friendly. Tow Ropes are the worse. ...

  • Jun (29th January 2009)

    This is a place nearby our home, great for beginners with their bunny slope and intermediate hills, I just taught skiing to a few of my friends this year Ja...

  • Kevin (25th December 2008)

    The place is not too bad being that its close to home in Chicago. Cant expect much but could be better. The runs are short and there are only a few o...

  • kleimany ( 7th October 2008)

    The only reason to go to Villa Olivia is to golf. In the summer. If you're thinking about skiing, for your sake, and your children's, invest the time in a...

  • anonymous_user (21st February 2008)

    Perfect local place to learn.. reasonable rates and nice people there.. we had a great experience.. even my little guy, "Flippers" said he never had so much...

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Villa Olivia Ski Area Now Owned By Park District

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