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Villa Olivia Resort Reviews

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.
  • 2.7

A ski resort's overall star rating displayed here is not calculated based on a simple average but takes several factors, including the age of a review, into account.

  • Beginner
  • 3.7
  • Intermediate
  • 2.8
  • Expert
  • 1.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2.2
  • Family Friendly
  • 3.5
  • Aprés Ski
  • 1.6
  • Terrain Park
  • 2
  • Overall Value
  • 3.2

22 Total Reviews:

  • 5 Star Reviews (8)
  • 36
  • 4 Star Reviews (3)
  • 13
  • 3 Star Reviews (0)
  • 0
  • 2 Star Reviews (7)
  • 31
  • 1 Star Reviews (4)
  • 18

Helpful Highlights:

Fun close to Chicago place to go ski/snowboard. Friendly staff and usually not very crowded. Prices seem a little bit high for what your getting. Ok terrain...

  • 2.7

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  • Dan (26th February 2012)

    If you are in need of a quick fix go ahead and go to Villa Oliva. Being off Lake Street in Barlett it is easy to get to. It is so overpriced it's not funny...

  • wolfman (21st December 2009)

    I've taken all my kids here and Four Lakes to learn how to ski or snowboard. The pic is of my 16mo. old skiing for the first time!...

  • 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. ...

  • anonymous_user ( 2nd January 2008)

    I agree prices are what you would expect at a much larger resort. Amenities are very poor as well. Wish something was closer and I wouldn't go here....

  • anonymous_user (16th November 2007)

    Villa is the closest to Chicago and that is the only reason I occasionally go there. I feel the prices are way to steep for what they offer and its usually ...

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