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Box 26, Erskine | Buffalo Lake, Alberta T0C 1G0, Canada
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Ol' MacDonalds Resort
Ranked #150 of 237 Specialty Lodging in Alberta
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband, daughter and I drove out for an afternoon to visit friends staying at the site. We drove for 2 1/2 hours and upon arriving were told that there was a music festival going on and we would have to pay $50 per person! We tried to explain that we were not attending the festival and were merely visiting... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed here over the long weekend with our two kids and two dogs and like some of the reviews warned had to pay extra for everything. I was shocked at the size of the sites. They were just big enough for our trailer. With the awning out there was about ten feet to the neighbour. Sitting around the fire... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This campsite would be all around amazing if not for the very sexualy explicid arade game they have for the children. This Arcade is only every found in bars but the owner keeps it for the kids because its the most popular. A year ago I very considerately brought this to the owners attention and she behaved as though she... More

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place has great potential but until they make some changes, we definitely will not be back. Yes, it's a good place for kids with lots to do (train, merry go round, pedal carts, mini golf, arcade, movies most nights, petting zoo, etc...). The staff all seemed nice. The beach is awesome. Large, sandy, warm shallow water. They also have... More

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calgary, alberta, canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It has been about 5 years since we were last at Old MacDonald Farm. I quickly check trip advisor before the trip and was shocked by the reviews. As a result I did not check out the showers but they do look run down although my brother in law went and said they were OK. We met with other family... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Medieval playground equipment with insufficient ground cover to prevent fall injuries are just the beginning. If you value your kids health go somewhere else. In addition, they nickel and dime you here for everything. Bring a dog, bring more dough. Reserve ahead of time, pay a fee. Want to feed the animals, buy some food. Everything is setup to see... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here for the last couple years because it's a fairly close drive from home. But after our LAST trip out there will never go back. Even after the first time of complaining about how discusting the washrooms and showers and the staff just laughing at me about it. Do not plan on being clean for your stay,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We go here every year as the kids love all the things to do here. We were in spot 298 nice big spot on the outer edge of the campground. Played mini golf and the kids went to the arcade lots. The fire pit was tiny. And hard to light a fire as the wood can't lay down. This place... More

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Kaslo, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We don't often stay in private resorts but this one is beyond filthy. We didn't see a single cleaning person the entire 3 day stay. I was afraid to set foot in the slimy shower stall. The sites were small and dirty and the overall campground was not kept up at all. The 11 p.m. curfew was enforced which was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Lots of great things for kids to do, but in dire need of upkeep. bathrooms and showers disgusting. For the price, theses should be spotless. Beach beautiful, well kept. If cleaned up I would recommend it for others with families! COULD be excellent.

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Address: Box 26, Erskine | Buffalo Lake, Alberta T0C 1G0, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta
Number of rooms: 400

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