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One of America's Best Kept Secrets

Oglebay Park in Wheeling is as good as it gets. It is a great place to spend a week or to just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
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Lakeside Wing Preferred Suite Room

Stayed with family member at Oglebay Park in the Wilson lodge. We had the lakeside wing preferred... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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A 1,500-acre municipal park with a hotel, a petting zoo, swimming pools, a planetarium and museums.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“wilson lodge” (51 reviews)
“light display” (45 reviews)
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Oglebay Park in Wheeling is as good as it gets. It is a great place to spend a week or to just drive through to admire the beauty. The park has a great lodge, great cabins for family vacations, great golf courses, swimming, picnicking, horseback...More

Thank dsm125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with family member at Oglebay Park in the Wilson lodge. We had the lakeside wing preferred suite room overlooking the lake. It was the top floor(fourth). It has a wonderful view, saw lots of deer, the lake and trees starting to turn colors in...More

Thank Nihilator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful park! So much to do- gardens, trails, golf courses, skiing, historic buildings and museums. I wish we had more time to spend here, and hope to return. A lot of wildlife roaming the grounds.The Palmer Course was very fun to play, and...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I have been going to Oglebay park since a child to swim in their large pool, dance in the Pine Room or see antique shows there, stay at the Girl Scout camp, ride horses, golf at three courses, stay at Wilson Lodge, tour the Oglebay...More

Thank Marti H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Worth the trip out. Beautiful scenery and gorgeous mansion and out buildings. The gardens and conservatory were lovely. A four person peddle boat was only $8 and a lot of fun. We'd like to go back to play the golf course.

Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to stay to see the real USA . The beauty of West Virginia coupled with a great resort . The staff were so friendly and helpful and the rooms and catering were superb Id definately recommend it for kids

2  Thank Simon T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Have stayed in Wilson Lodge many times and always enjoyed the stay. The lodge is always clean and welcoming. The staff is always professional and gracious in their service. The grounds are breath taking and offer a relaxing walk among the many deer that populate...More

Thank marilinm2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Okay, I know ogle is defined as lecherous looking but I couldn't resist the play on words. And to think it's a family place, too. Sorry. But 'ya'll (hey, you're in the South, barely now) have to see these 2,000 acres (I think) that was...More

Thank Thomas J R
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I've been going to Oglebay since I was a kid and it's a very special place. I think some of the out of towners and visitors from other areas need to remember that Oglebay is a city park in a small city, and it's ours....More

Thank Brett G
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My wife and I drove from Cleveland on our first trip with our 3 year old. We have enjoyed everything about Olgebay Park. We stayed at the Wilson Lodge and had many activities included in our package. Love the lodge. The trolley is very convenient....More

Thank MB185011
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18 September 2017|
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Response from MB185011 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They did have a laundry room at the Lodge for guests to use. I didn't check on how much a wash/dry cost.
Sabrina P
13 August 2017|
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Response from mulle2c | Reviewed this property |
We take our dog there to walk nearly every week. Not sure about the lodging with pets.
5 December 2016|
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Response from TKMB17 | Reviewed this property |
I would arrive before 5 but no later than 6.