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Planning a ski trip to Špindlerův Mlýn? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Špindlerův Mlýn stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Špindlerův Mlýn review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience.

by: Andy Golborne - 23rd March 2015

  • 5
  • 5Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 3Expert
  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 4Nightlife
  • 3Terrain Park
  • 5Value
Friendly, cheap, unpretentious.
Not masses of pistses

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We went to the Czech Republic because it was cheaper than the Alps basically. Bit we were really pleased with Spindleruv. Sure -not masses of pistes, but what there was was fun to play on and we filled 5 days in on the reds and blues etc either side of the valley. Eating, drinking and accommodation are brilliantly cheap. So if you are after kilometers of fresh new runs every day this place is maybe not for you- but if you after a good, fun, cheap few days then look no further. There are 3 main lift accesses spread about a mile or so along the valley - 2 of which are joined up on the hillside. The Ski bus is every hour or so which is fine if you organise yourselves, and we could walk to a beginners tow from our pension to get to the Medvedin pistes which was handy (and ski back). We had great weather but it was end of season for us so the pistes got a bit icy in the mornings for a couple of days before ski traffic loosened things up. They'd obviously had a lot of snow earlier and there's a lot of forest tracks and trails (lots of ski cross country going on) so I would imagine the back country is good mid season. We flew to Wroclaw and got a taxi transfer which between 6 of us was very economical. Oh, and I would definitely avoid weekends if you can as half of Prague seemed to be there and it was v.busy.

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  • Andy Golborne (23rd March 2015)

    We went to the Czech Republic because it was cheaper than the Alps basically. Bit we were really pleased with Spindleruv. Sure...

  • Kate Wang (19th February 2015)

    This is the fourth ski trip we took in this season in 4 countries: Poland, Germany, Austria and Czech. This is the...

  • BeataR (31st January 2013)

    Jezdze na Swietym Piotrze od 26 do 31 stycznia 2013. Duzy wybor tras, Dobrze przygotowane, ratrakowane codziennie. Przepelnienie ludzi tylko około 11-tej...

  • john jones (17th November 2009)

    Very good skiing for all here From beginner to advanced The slops are well kept, often a little over crowed, but it’s...

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