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Hunter Wellness Retreat

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there with no issues. The place was actually nice. But we put down a security deposit and 2.5 months later nothing, they have stopped answering the phones and the one time they did answer, they hung up on me saying the person wasn't available when I heard them in the background and stated that, I was told she...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

They lied by claiming that we had more attendees than the agreed limit. We have detailed budgets and receipts for exactly the number we claimed. They scammed us out of our security deposit. They are too remote to make it worth it to go after them, so let's just hope others can avoid this experience.

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Thank Chris C
Washington
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Their staff was particularly unhelpful and did not follow through on numerous commitments. Their obvious lack of care is apparent in both how they chose to deal with us as well as the grounds. They also arbitrarily decided to change things on my group's arrival that ended up hurting our overall experience. All of the rooms were dirty, and smelled...

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Thank hansgeorigtnc
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Guess we should have read the TripAdvisor reviews here to know that we were going to be disappointed. Most disappointing was the service. It didn't seem like we were very welcome here and that they clearly didn't care for our business. The facilities are old, and some of the towels were stained (yellow, brownish stains). Maybe this could be ok...

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Thank Darmouth07
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My wife and I tried this place for my birthday. It is not at all as advertised. At all! Fitness retreat? ha. The amenities were run down. The gym consists of 2 treadmills and a work everything machine. The tennis courts might as well not be there, and the outdoor pool was closed. No Sauna, and no real classes other...

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Thank ItsDimSet
Illinois
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

My mother and I spent a long weekend here. The grounds and surrounding area are lovely. The rooms were adequate; my mother did not like the mattress but my bed was just fine. The room and bathroom were kept clean. The furnishings aren't high end luxury, if that's what you're looking for. It's more like a good quality lodge. Our...

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I booked this for my husband birthday. When we asked about the fitness classes, they just said that there were no classes because they did not have a trainer. The facility is not setup to motivate people to exercise. The bed was done within minutes of us stepping out for breakfast but proper cleaning was not. The property is not...

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

I was so hoping I would like this place inexpensive, close to the city -- but it was nothing like the reviews say. The reviews say that this place is rustic- I have been to rustic spas-- this is just worn like an old motel. The rooms were clean but one bed spread was stained and the light over the...

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7Thank sharon b
Province of Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

This is the only spa in hunter mountain that allows people from out of the hotel to enter into their facilities. Its a shame that you have to pay for a massage (100 dollars plus tip) so you can have access to the spa facilities. Most of the European spas have a special deal for this service. The spa and...

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Floral Park, New York
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

My experience at Vatra has been a gift. Are you interested in finding a place where you can you lose weight? Excersise with well trained facilitators? And an added bonus,meet people that you will include in your dearest friendship club ? If you said YES, by all means visit this rustic retreat, travel time is less than two hours from...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best weight loss & the most affordable spa in the USA! Welcome to Hunter Mountain Hotel And Spa, A Respite for Rejuvenation of Body, Mind, and SpiritWe at Hunter Mountain Hotel And Spa would like to extend to you a warm welcome. While some places may offer more luxuries - we are one of the best-known spas for weight loss in the world. We want you to have a stay here that is pleasurable and rewarding; not only in achieving immediate goals, but setting in motion fundamental ongoing benefits for your lifetime.The Spa, set on 15 acres in the Catskill Mountains, has a calm country atmosphere. The emphasis at the Vatra Mountain Valley Spa is on losing weight sensibly and the guests are encouraged to unwind and try new experiences. Crisp mountain air, sunshine, greenery and sparkling brooks make walking on nature trails an inspiring and exhilarating experience. Add years of fun to your life while participating in fitness and total nutritional programs. Follow your plan in the warmth and comfort of this health resort as you are completely pampered by the professionally trained and experienced staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hunter Wellness Retreat

Address: 48 Clover Rd, Hunter, NY 12442 (Formerly Hunter Mountain Hotel & Spa)
Region: United States > New York > Catskill Region > Hunter
Price Range: €212 - €393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Vatra Natural Weight Loss Hotel Hunter
Vatra Spa Hunter
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“Stay Away Stay Away Stay Away”
 of 5 bubbles ItsDimSet, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The first floor, is my favorite.”
 of 5 bubbles sadjae, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you do not like stairs choose a room on the first floor since there are no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles kwarmav, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Wifi signal is not strong in the middle of the building. Bring your own hotspot if you have one.”
 of 5 bubbles LegitReview, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We upgraded to the only room with a sauna and jacuzzi tub. However, we really didn't use it enough to justify the additional cost. I would recommend the loft rooms if there is more than one person staying in a room.”
 of 5 bubbles kittyman, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
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