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Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge

Water Park, Hotel, and Resort
Concord Mills, Concord
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7.8/10
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  • Geof F.
    "The Tornado ride is not to be taken lightly, the drop off is crazy."(3 Tips)
    April J.
    "get the Paw Pass!"(2 Tips)
    Keisha C.
    "spa! arcade."(2 Tips)
    Wendy H.
    "Definitely do the food tickets, buffet is well worth the $$$."(2 Tips)
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  • chan6ola S.
    chan6ola SJune 21, 2015
    Great place..as a big family we thought we wouldn't be able to be together because the difference in the kids ages but noooo....from 6-35 stay together except for one slide. had an amazing family time
    Upvoted Oct 16
  • Eli
    EliJune 17, 2012
    Really fun and if you are gonna visit it's under $300 so it's cheep and maki quest is a awesome thing to do! Visit it some time
  • AUDIOMIND
    AUDIOMINDDecember 29, 2013
    Fun, but unnecessarily expensive. The upcharge of around $150+ after Xmas is shady. They should offer free access to MagiQuest. Great decor and safety awareness. Tornado is where you want to be.
  • Joy A.
    Joy AbsalonNovember 13, 2011
    Great niece and nephews love it but it's very expensive. My hubby and I bring our niece and her 3 kids and with room, food and etc...it's almost $1,000 a day for a family of 6. Disney is cheaper
  • Cheryl D.
    Cheryl DillmanAugust 7, 2014
    The beds are very lumpy. The noise in the hallways doesn't get quiet until 11pm and can start at 7am the next morning. Water park is awesome!
  • Ratlegz
    RatlegzFebruary 24, 2014
    Place is awesome for the kids and has very good service... I will say it's made to play here and not for comfort because the beds are not very comfortable..
  • Jay B.
    Jay BakerJanuary 7
    Yes this place can get expensive but it's no different than any other family fun tourist get away attraction. The food at the restaurant is not the best but it's not the worst either. Will be back!
  • Keisha C.
    Keisha ChuopAugust 25, 2012
    spa! arcade. magicquest. food. tons of water! what's not to love. ur wristband is ur room key also they scan it to charge snacks to the room
  • Cassandra B.
    Room has small fridge and microwave - we packed a cooler with our fav snack foods, saved a ton of $ and ate our favorite food - having a BLAST!!
  • Keisha C.
    Keisha ChuopAugust 25, 2012
    bring snacks and drinks & walk back to ur room to eat. a slushie here was $10! also bring ur own beach towels theirs r small and thin
  • JakiB G.
    JakiB GlennFebruary 19, 2011
    Kids 48 inches & up can ride all slides w/o parents. 42-48 inches can not ride the Howling Tornado and must have parental accompaniment on 2 others. They are good for the rest of the waterpark!
  • Tarsha E.
    Tarsha EllisJune 19, 2010
    Get the all inclusive meals - breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Everyone gets enough to eat and you don't spend all your money on the little snacks that are offered around the park.
  • FamilyFun
    FamilyFunFebruary 21, 2012
    This resort hotel near Charlotte boasts an 84,000-square-foot water park, a lodge-wide interactive game called MagiQuest, and an arcade. And did we say it's a hotel, too?
  • Ken P.
    Ken PolleckJuly 18, 2011
    Note: Unlike MagiQuest at Myrtle Beach or Pigeon Forge, when you sign up for MagiQuest at GWL, you get 4 days of play (not just 60 or 90 minutes)! Be sure to register at the start of your stay and s
  • Phil Y.
    Phil YanovJuly 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The line for the slides is a lot shorter at night. plan accordingly. you will get to slide a lot more.
  • Visit North Carolina
    Visit North CarolinaJanuary 4, 2011
    Guests have access to their expansive waterpark but the fun doesn't end there. Try MagiQuest, the Northern Lights Arcade and the Howl in One Mini-Golf.
  • Karey M.
    Karey MorrisJune 23, 2014
    Check in begins at 1pm but you can't get into your room until 4pm! You can begin using the water park at 1 though.
  • JasonJen C.
    JasonJen ColsonJanuary 10, 2012
    Kids eat free till 29 March 2012. The catch is 1 kid per parent eats free at moose cottage for breakfast and dinner not lunch. Still saves a ton of money.
  • Sean P.
    Sean PierceSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure you have plenty of room on the credit card as they set aside money each night on reserve to cover incidentals
  • Michael W.
    Michael WattsJune 20, 2015
    Buy the Souveneer cup for $12.99 Unlimited refills on Coca-cola and Icee's for the duration of your stay!
  • Wendy H.
    Wendy HagwoodMarch 28, 2011
    Definitely do the food tickets, buffet is well worth the $$$. When you get here text howls to 839863 for text coupons (usually 10%).
  • Geof F.
    Geof FersDecember 26, 2012
    The Tornado ride is not to be taken lightly, the drop off is crazy. It is definitely top five rides foe me ever.
  • Tarsha E.
    Tarsha EllisJune 29, 2011
    If you stay enough times, they upgrade your suite and extend your check out time in departure day!
  • Joanna P.
    Joanna PendletonAugust 16, 2012
    Rather than eating at the Lodge, go to Denny's. 20% discount with Great Wolf wristband.
  • melissa
    melissaMarch 10, 2012
    Great place for your young kids and teens, we love it here, so much to do.
  • Matt K.
    Matt KriegerOctober 30, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Working here, The waterpark is always at 84-86 degrees. The reason why it feels cold during winter months is because there is no humidity.
  • John M.
    John MaddenJanuary 7, 2013
    Nice place, but you have to get the biggest room to get 2 bathrooms. At about 380.00 a night! :/
  • AdrienneC2
    AdrienneC2January 29, 2012
    The Great Wolf Rune must be done in order with a visit to the Star Chart BETWEEN each step.
  • Jessica D.
    Jessica DempseyJanuary 20, 2014
    Stop by Dunkin Donuts at night to avoid long lines in the morning.
  • Dawn L.
    Dawn LemaitreJune 21, 2012
    The chefs are amazing and the housekeeping staff are great!
  • Beth M.
    Beth McSeptember 23, 2012
    The beds are so uncomfortable. This is our third stay here & the 3rd time waking up unrested with back pain. For this price, beds should be much better. Almost $800 for one night for our family of 6!
  • Charity W.
    Charity WashingtonOctober 15, 2011
    The yellow ride is by far the best ride in the park!
  • Toni P.
    Toni PaleseOctober 30, 2011
    It's not 84 degrees inside, more like 77. Bathrooms are freezing! Bring your own beach towels, the pool towels provided are small, thin and scratchy,
  • Mike P.
    Mike PutmanNovember 28, 2010
    Couldn't check into room until 4p, then the maid is banging on the door at 930; required check-out by 11a. Other than that a good experience.
  • April J.
    April JohnstonNovember 6, 2011
    Don't eat here. The food is expensive and not worth the $. Very salty and not warm. DD was great! Def. get the Paw Pass! My boys loved MagiQuest the best!
  • Nathan W.
    Nathan WardApril 29, 2014
    Rooms are pricey. Food, drinks, snacks, are VERY expensive. Beach towels in the indoor water park are very small, and uncomfortable. Beds are very uncomfortable and the pillows are horrible. Meh.
  • Tim W.
    Tim WojcikDecember 30, 2011
    Slide at night...almost no lines and slides are extra cool after dark!
  • Andy C.
    Andy CaldwellNovember 12, 2010
    Awesome place & service. Just check your bill before leaving. :-)
  • Rob R.
    Rob RousseauMarch 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get a room on the 4th floor and it will have high vaulted ceilings.
  • Jimmy T.
    Jimmy TaylorNovember 5, 2010
    Waterpark is great. Has rooms that can hold up to 10 people.
  • Ben G.
    Ben GormanOctober 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Be sure to get the meals with your stay. You get a great discount on the buffet.
  • Vernon B.
    Vernon BrewerSeptember 3, 2012
    Wonderful local author www.nancybbrewer.com
  • Andy S.
    Andy StricklandFebruary 7, 2015
    As a local we loved to just swing by and play Magiquest.
  • Juanita S.
    Juanita SandersSeptember 17, 2012
    I have never been here and really like to have some information sent to me!!!
  • Dunkin K.
    Dunkin KingAugust 27, 2013
    Great place to take the family for a vacation
  • Dawn L.
    Dawn LemaitreJune 20, 2012
    Great place to being kids of all ages!
  • Jill B.
    Jill BatesJune 1, 2013
    Dunkin' Donuts on site is Peanut/Tree Nut free; regular DD shops aren't. This is huge for people with P/TN allergies and their families! The lodge purposely made it that way. SO AWESOME!!!
    Downvoted 1 week ago
  • Russell W.
    Russell WoodsJune 9, 2012
    Not a very clean hotel for a AAA Diamond rated location. Cockroach scurried away from dirty dusty wall edge...maybe the housekeeping vacuums could not clean flush to the wall?
  • Courtney Z.
    Courtney Zepeda-HawkesMarch 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Men: Please do not wear white trunks. You may as well be wearing cellophane once the water hits you. Thanks!
  • Chuck C.
    Chuck ClayJune 11, 2013
    It was awesome, Lord willing we are going back ever year.
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