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Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages

16918 U.S. Hwy. 68 East, Aurora, KY 42048 (Formerly Aurora's Ken Oak Resort)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Springville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay and would highly recommend. It felt like a home that I would love to have and hated to leave. I will be staying there again ! The price was great , the owners friendly and very helpful. I can't say enough good things about it. And the bed was awesome. Got a great nights sleep.

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Cypress
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed at Kentucky Lake Cottages for several years and absolutely LOVE staying there. The owners and their family are super nice and are very helpful when the need arises!!! It had been a few years since we have stayed there and was pleasantly surprised by the improvements that were made to our favorite cabin and the pool area! Our... More 

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you SO MUCH for the great review and kind words. It's so nice when we get great feedback and we hear how much our return customers appreciate the hard work we're doing! We SO appreciate your taking the time to leave a Trip Advisor review and we can't wait to see you again! Best Regards and Blessings to you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Planned a trip to meet some friends to take our Jeeps to Turkey Bay for the weekend. We got a cottage for 10 for both our families. The cottage was very nice, plenty of room. Kids enjoyed the pool and air hockey table. I enjoyed having a grill to cook out on and a full kitchen to make breakfast in... More 

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our place -- we appreciate your taking the time to let others know what we have to offer. We love our Turkey Bay OHV Riders - Dave has spent thousands of dollars on our roads and parking, to make sure we have excellent parking for all of your toys! :) Thanks... More 

Quincy, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great place to stay for families. Very clean cabin. Owners are very nice, friendly and helpful. They have a nice pool and nice grounds. Would definitely recommend to others and would stay there again.

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

THANK YOU SO MUCH for taking the time to write a great review for us. We certainly appreciate your opinion and the fact that you thought it was important to leave us positive feedback. We appreciate it more than words can say -- it's remarks like this that keep us going!!! Come back and see us soon! We appreciate your... More 

Greenville, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I planned a trip to Kentucky so we could ride UTVs at Turkey Bay. After discussing our preferences for a place to stay, we thought it would be nice for us to stay off site at a cottage/motel with its own television, shower and toilet. After doing some research we decided that Aurora's would be a nice... More 

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for your compliment on our friendliness. It is our goal to make our guests feel welcome. We would like to address the issues you raised in your review: The first issue about the lack of upkeep around our area, is unfortunately not something that we can control. The nearby resort that has been demolished and... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We are just returning from our stay at our great cabin here. My husband is a fisherman and has stayed at this facility multiple times, with other fishermen on trips. Being this was our family vacation of 5, for 4 nights and 5 days, I wasn't expecting much at all, but I was pleasantly surprised. No complaints here from this... More 

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

Oh my goodness ~ THANK YOU so much for posting such a nice review!!! We appreciate your taking the time to let people know what you think of our place - it means a LOT to us! It's so nice to hear people appreciate our hard work! And it's great to meet people who enjoy what we have here! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Really didn't know what to expect but got to our cottage and wow this place is a diamond. Nice clean and quiet. Would recommend this place to all atv riders coming to turkey bay. Staff is friendly and very courteous . Cool playground for the kids.

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. YOUR OPINION MATTERS!!! And we certainly appreciate your kind words! Thanks for staying with us - hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Dave & Jaymi Tarnowski More 

Addison, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I will start by saying that the owner's of the property are very nice and welcoming. When we booked this vacation we were told we would be staying in a older mobile home but it would be clean. Perfect, considering we had eight kids, we didn't need fancy or top of the line. It was older so that part was... More 

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for complimenting us on our friendliness. It's very important to us that our guests feel welcomed! We are sorry you weren't pleased with the accommodations. As you know, the first mobile home you were in is rarely rented to families. When we read your review, we went to check the issues you raised. We found... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My husband and I were pleased with this little spot. For the price, you couldn't ask for a better place to stay. The cottage is definitely not top of the line, but worth what you pay for. The staff are awesome, and very accommodating. If you're looking for a place to get away for half the price of the other... More 

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1opinion4u, Owner at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

We sure appreciate your business and we want to let you know how thankful we are that you took the time to write a review for us! We strive to offer accommodations that are comfortable, clean and affordable. We are not a large "cookie cutter" chain hotel that has chandeliers, nor do we charge the prices they do. We are... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Aurora Kentucky Lake Cottages was a really great place for what we needed for our large family. Dave and Jaymi are the onsite owners and were great hosts. We will stay there again next year. The staff was very responsive to our needs and service was very consistent and reliable. When checking out Dave gave us a tour of a... More 

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1opinion4u, Manager at Aurora's Kentucky Lake Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We really appreciate your business and your kind words about us and our place! We look forward to seeing you again next year. Thanks again -- it's people like you that keep us going! Best Regards to you and yours, Dave & Jaymi :o) More 

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