New Life Hiking Spa

New Life Hiking Spa opinie, Killington

New Life Hiking Spa
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10 reviews
Very good

Syracuse, New York46 contributions
Good value for money
wrz 2019 • Znajomi
Came in for a short stay with a friend. Seemed worth the money. Place was a unique experience for us with a different twist than we are used too for a vacation. We liked the food,the people and hikes. I believe that minor improvements could be made on both the hotels end and the programs end. I hope they take these info consideration/review; -Hot tub was slippery needed a cleaning -“spa” could be expanded to offer more than just services (Sauna,steam room and etc) -get the outdoor pool opened up for usage -trim and maintain shrubs and trees in the pool vicinity. -Fix pool chaise chairs -higher grade linens -larger television in room
Written 22 września 2019
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Diana Roberts
1 contribution
Fake News!
lip 2019
I don't get how there are so many positive reviews. The place is a dump. The food is bland. The hikes are good--something for people of all different levels--but they're in the morning. There's not much to do in the afternoon, unless you want to do an aqua aerobics class in a fetid indoor pool with a peeling bottom, or some kind of aerobic class in a 'ballroom' that has been turned into a studio. It doesn't really work. The hotel rooms have supposedly been overhauled, and the beds are comfortable enough. But the bathrooms are disgusting--I wouldn't step in the shower without sandals. Also, there are other guests here, not just New Life guests. They can be LOUD. (Oh--did I mention there is a bar, that serves alcohol? At a weight loss 'spa'?) It seems to me that Jimmy, the owner, is tired of this business and just biding his time until he can retire. If you complain to him he gets very defensive and talks about how this is the best deal in town. At $300 a night, it's not.
Written 31 sierpnia 2019
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Waleska GA1 contribution
First visit, so much more than I imagined
sie 2019
Found on the internet for a place where I could do group hikes. I love to hike but worry about hiking alone for safety reasons. It did not dissappoint! It is an incredible value for all that you get. The accomodations are basic, clean room and bathroom, large hot tub with fire pit, indoor pool. This hotel is open during the summer to non New Life guests, but most of the guests seem to be with New Life. When I first arrived Jimmy, the founder and owner of the program gave me a tour and a water bottle. There is water, hot tea, and fruit available 24 hours on all three main floors. I took a restorative yoga class after checking in. hey have two options and dessert available for every dinner. At least one is always vegetarian. The entrees are very good and you start with a garden salad, Breakfast usually has 4 options, 2 egg based, an oatmeal dish and a protein shake, lunch starts with soup and an entree. On tuesdays after your hike you have the option of doing a picnic in the park in Woodmont Vermont and stroll and shop. I did Yoga every day, pool strength training classes(Britt made them really fun), Mindfulness Walks, learned Qi Gong done outside facing a beautiful mountain. Enjoyed nightly seminars, on changing habits, chinese medicine etc. Daily morning hikes around 5 miles, I picked the classic intermediate level. THe staff is amazing, extremely experienced. My favorite thing was all of the people I met from around the world, I will return, 5 days was not long enough.
Written 19 sierpnia 2019
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sara b
1 contribution
Great vacation for wellness getaway
lip 2019 • Wyjazd w pojedynkę
I wasn't sure what to expect because I've never done a vacation like this before. I went for one week an loved it! Wonderful room with bathroom, and a every thing is included even food and massage. I slept better there than I have anywhere in years. Maybe I was just exhausted from the hiking. Lol
Written 2 sierpnia 2019
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Seattle, WA44 contributions
Great hiking, great people
lip 2019 • Wyjazd w pojedynkę
Just finished my second stay with this program and loved it! If you are looking for a fancy spa or four- star accommodations, keep looking, but if you are after a great hiking and general wellness experience, this is it! Yes, the hotel is dated, but it’s absolutely fine with very comfy beds. The best thing about this program is the daily hikes offered at a variety of levels. The guides are awesome and friendly. Guests ranged from already fit to severely overweight, and everyone is encouraged. I thought the food was great and healthy, about 1700 calories daily. I was never hungry.
Written 31 lipca 2019
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Filadelfia, Pensylwania1 contribution
Review of New life hiking spa
lip 2019 • Pary
My wife and I were guests of new life hiking spa in July. The hotel was a huge disappointment. It is an old Best Western hotel without central air conditioning. Rooms were dirty and depressing. Meal choices and portions were extremely limited. I am a 6 foot slender male and I was hungry after every meal. I complained to Jimmy the owner and he offered me peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to take to my room. He said that I could not have extra food in the dining room because that would "shame" the other people. At dinner some of the extra guests felt sorry for me and gave me their leftovers. The hiking was good and we enjoyed being with the other guests. We would have preferred hiking in the afternoon rather than the other limited activities which were offered. The owner added a 15% amenity fee to our bill. He said that the fee covered the water bottles and hiking poles which we were allowed to used for the hikes. Don't believe the fake high ratings of New Life hiking spa.
Written 21 lipca 2019
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Ina F
Shirley, Nowy Jork4 contributions
For the hiking enthusiast who also wants to reset their body!
lip 2019 • Dla rodziny
Looking for a way to reset your body, mind and spirit? Whether it's for 3 days, a week or 2 weeks this is a good way to get started! From stretching before breakfast, to 3 to 4 hours of hiking, to yoga, lectures, all in a beautiful setting with well balanced, nutritional, portion controlled delicious meals after a day or two you start to get into a comfortable routine. This is not a fancy place but what a welcome respite from make-up and dressing up. Not necessary here! The emphasis here is on the hiking with three levels of difficulty and great, friendly guides to lead you. There are also field trip destinations with hiking like Woodstock, VT or President Calvin Coolidge's Homestead finishing at the Plymouth Artisan Cheese Shop. We went kayaking at Kent Lake and sampled some of the local ice cream down the road at Mad Hatter's scoops. Every three days you get a spa treatment. Many choices are available besides Swedish Massage and the massage therapists are top notch. Fruit, water, coffee, tea is always available but there is a refrigerator in your room for any other food or beverage that you may want to bring. I have to say I thought the meals were very good and I was never hungry. The day we left we had a ferry to catch in CT by 6pm which we almost didn't make because we wanted to stay for the vegetable lasagna lunch which was as good as everyone said it was. I came here with my adult daughter for some quality time together doing some outdoor activities and we both came away feeling refreshed and satisfied after only 4 days. Several people we met during our stay here have come back many times over the years so they are definitely doing something right! If they continue to make capital improvements to the hotel the New Life Hiking Spa will continue to be the best value out there!
Written 16 lipca 2019
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amy colletti c
Fort Myers Beach, Floryda1 contribution
Great value and one of a kind vacation
sie 2018 • Wyjazd w pojedynkę
I just booked by sixth trip back to New Life Hiking Spa. It is a treat I give myself for one week of every year. I usually go for one week, which includes two massages, daily hikes food and a room. You just can't beat this place for the price. I always feel healthier when I leave. The hotel is fine, the staff and the hiking is what makes this place special. So happy I found it and plan to return every summer as long as I'm breathing! LOL
Written 7 kwietnia 2019
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Orange, Kalifornia32 contributions
Great walking and hiking, desperately needs different hotel/venue
wrz 2018 • Pary
I was a guest of NewHiking Spa last fall. Most people will tell you they were hugely disappointed with the hotel and facilities. There is basically one person running the entire hotel (recently bought by Best Western) and a few cleaning people. Its old, it feels musty, dirty and dark. The rooms are one step above creepy. The jacuzzi area is nice. The food served was bland and very restrictive. You'll see no butter or even ice tea. Its water and coffee, no cream. The hiking is good, they have different hikes for different levels. The advanced hikes are tough. I didn't do them but thats what everyone reported. The fellow spa guests made the trip memorable. Everyone is super nice and friendly. If you don't care so much about where you stay, the I recommend New Hiking Spa. Just don't let the pictures fool you. This place needs updating now.
Written 24 marca 2019
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Middleton, WI95 contributions
Jump start your get fit plan
wrz 2018 • Pary
This is the place to jump start your new fitness plan, or get just have fun if you like a more "vigorous" vacation. The whole purpose here is to eat right and exercise in a communal environment. Each day consists of breakfast, a hike, lunch, optional fitness-related activities, supper, and evening lectures or fun activities. Therapeutic massages are also available. Various levels of hikes are available each day from very strenuous to very easy. All the meals are included, and everyone eats the same thing most days. The food is good, and outrageously healthy. Most people use this spa as a chance to kick off a weight loss or fitness plan. There are many people who have been coming here every year for many years, and the staff knows them by first name. The esprit de corps you develop after a week is great, and the end of your stay is inevitably marked with tears, hugs, and email exchanges.
Written 18 lutego 2019
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