Tremblant

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  • Huge small resort or tiny big resort? You decide it

    Jan 3, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Charming, reliable snow making, good chairlifts, excellent gondola
    Cons: Cold, icy runs, expert terrain could be closed, lifts close early, kind of expensive

    Summary: I visited some friends in Montreal during Christmas and on December 26th, after I asked about Mont Tremblant, they decided that they were going to take me there. I did not oppose and in about 1h 30 minutes we were there. The village is truly charming ... read more

  • A great little gem worth crossing the border for, but it has some catches

    Sep 28, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Pretty, charming, nice atmosphere, challenging weather, good deals, French
    Cons: Expensive crepes, crazy weather, long drive, and high potential for Québécois drunk teenage boys.

    Summary: We drove from NYC, and it is a quite long trip, but: 1) We wanted the experience of what is supposed to be the best resort on the east coast, according to Ski Mag and other sources. 2) French speakers and French food is very enjoyable part of a ... read more

  • Solid Eastern Resort

    Mar 8, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Terrain variety, convenience, snow, uncrowded
    Cons: Flat bottom of mountain, cold, no covered chairs.

    Summary: I travelled to Tremblant for four days midweek in late February 2006 and had a generally good experience. I am an expert skier so this review is primarily from that perspective. The Skiing: Tremblant is a great mountain for the east. Zig-Zag, ... read more

  • Expensive and very poor service

    Feb 8, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful village, great apres ski, decent runs
    Cons: terrible customer service, long lines, high prices

    Summary: Recently Tremblant has begun to show signs of being too popular; I spent a weekend on the mountain and was very disappointed to find appalling customer service, high prices and to my final dismay very misleading marketing. When booking our stay, my ... read more

  • Tremblant GREAT in the Summer

    May 3, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very Friendly people, amazing restaurants, inexpensive,golf to die for !
    Cons: Not enough of time to fully enjoy the area. Not much to do at night

    Summary: Was there in the Summer of 2004 , to play golf at le Geant, this place is great, they have 7 world class golf course in the area. Food is great , we ate at Tratoria Di lago, and the Cheval de Jade.We stayed at Crystal-Inn, in a kingsize bed, made of ... read more

  • Tremblant is great for beginners to Adv. Intermediates

    Jan 21, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Express lifts, good slopes, good snowmaking, long runs
    Cons: Can be cold and busy. Only 150" snow a year. Nothing too advanced

    Summary: We have been to Tremblant twice (Jan '01, Jan '02) and both times it was pretty much the same. They do very well on snow amounts that barely open other resorts. This is partly due to their abundant use of snow making machines. Although they only list ... read more

  • Tremblant - take the family

    Feb 11, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: User Friendly Lots of slopeside accommodation Tops for families Good value
    Cons: Uninspiring mountain weekend crowds

    Summary: Tremblant's big plus is that you get French purpose built resort type convenience without the rip-off costs, queues, dreadful architecture or rudeness. You can get favorably priced accommodation just a stone’s throw from the lifts and excellent kids ... read more

  • Tremblant Pulls Top Honors

    Feb 1, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Charming French hospitality. Best skiing in Eastern North America. Golf too.
    Cons: Brrrrrh! Very chilly at the top of Tremblant during parts of the winter.

    Summary: Located at the end of a scenic 90 minute drive north of Montreal, Mont Tremblant is ideal for washing away your winter blues. With added attractions such as the Gondola, taking riders to the top in under 7 minutes, the trek to the top of ... read more

  • Tremblant is superb

    Jan 16, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Affordable skiing, organized, safe, friendly, range of skill levels, clean, convenient, many ski activities .
    Cons: Day runs close early, not VERY high, sometimes insufficient powder, peak can be very cold.

    Summary: I have made it a yearly trip to go to Tremblant now. I first went there in January of 2000, and I always look forward to piling into the car with my friends for our road trip to Montreal and Mont Tremblant. Many people claim that it is a long ... read more

  • The Village Makes It All Worthwhile

    Mar 31, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fantastic Base Village, Short Lines
    Cons: Frequently Cold and Windy at the Peak Closes too early in the day

    Summary: This year marked my family's second trip to Mt. Tremblant. The high point of a ski vacation at Mt. Tremblant is the fantastic base village. It is a pedestrian-only area which makes it perfect for apres-ski strolling. It is amazing how ... read more

  • Tremblant: Ski Resort or Theme Park?

    Mar 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great infrastructure, flawless runs.
    Cons: Expensive, easy runs.

    Summary: After years spent skiing only in European slopes - and more specifically in the Alps – I was really curious as to what a North American ski resort would look like. Not so much for the quality of the skiing itself, but more for the infrastructure, ... read more

  • You'd be crazy not to ski here!

    Dec 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome mountain, top notch
    Cons: Cold, a long drive

    Summary: Skiing magazine rated Tremblant as the number one ski resort in the east, and anyone who has skied there can certainly agree. First off Tremblant is located about an hour and a half north of Montreal so a day trip into the city is not out of the ... read more

  • Good thing the exchange rate is OK...

    Dec 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: If you're American, the exchange rate makes for an instant discount.
    Cons: Low altitude makes for poor late (and early?) season.

    Summary: I have visited Mont Tremblant once and I won't be going back. It was a mixed bag for us, with some great things and some not so great things. It's certainly not a terrible place to be, but I'll spend my money going elsewhere. The newly ... read more

  • 4 Seasons Getaway

    Jun 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: skiing, beauty, cost for Americans, friendliness of Canadians, food
    Cons: Like all northeastern ski resorts, it can get very cold.

    Summary: Tremblant is what Vail should be: Intimate, authentically European, relaxing and reasonably priced. It is a wonderful 4 seasons resort surrounded by forested lakes. Come for the skiing and the French atmosphere and stay for its spring/summer/fall beauty. ... read more

  • pretty for a little mountain

    May 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fun, lots of Apres ski
    Cons: not to big, kinda expensive

    Summary: so, if you're searching for giant peaks, its not here. but if you want to have a great time with awesome nightlife, cool people and good snow, look to tremblant. i went to tremblant on spring break of last year and i had a great time. Being a more ... read more

  • Truly a Four Season Resort!!

    May 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Skiing, Great Golf, Canadian Dollars=Great Price!
    Cons: A little far from the U.S.

    Summary: My first visit to Mount Tremblant was about 3 years ago and I have been going back whenever I have the chance! Mount Tremblant is located right near St. Jovite, Quebec, about 1 1/2 hours outside Montreal making a bit difficult to get to, but it ... read more

  • You can't beat it

    Mar 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome skiing, lifts, and value
    Cons: Long drive

    Summary: When I was skiing in Canada over the President's Week Vacation, many French Canadians told me about what they perceived to be the best skiing mountain in all of Canada- Mont Tremblant. Having skied since I was four, in places ranging from Aspen to St. ... read more

  • Didn't know Switzerland was so close!

    Jan 21, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Always snow, European feeling, big enough to accommodate lots of people.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: I've always wanted to go to Europe and ski in one of those little Ski villages in the middle of nowhere. Well I found one. It's only 2 1/2 hours from the US border! Mont Tremblant has a neat little village at the base of the mountain. This ... read more

  • So much to do...

    Jan 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: action packed
    Cons: COLD!!

    Summary: I visited Tremblant over Christmas '99 and even without the whole mountain open there was so much to do! The rates are reasonable, even if you stay right on the mountain. It is a great place for people of all ages. There are fancy restaurants and fun, ... read more

  • A Resort for everyone

    Dec 14, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: skiing, dinning , night clubs at the mountain
    Cons: none

    Summary: Tremblant is truly a self contained resort. Once you arrive at Tremblant there is no reason to leave for your entire stay. I had the pleasure of staying here with my ski club in March 0f 1999. First let me just say the conditions were excellent it was 58 ... read more

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