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Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging

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239 Turpentine Creek Lane, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our 3rd time to visit this incredible place and our first to actually stay the night in the private lodge rooms. Though they are not fancy, they are exactly what they should be...glorified nature with appropriate decor. They are nicely constructed and have a few extra nice items you wouldn't exactly expect which was an added nice treat.... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We're pleased to hear you had a nice lodging experience with us. We do our best to make our guests stay as memorable as possible. We hope you come again with friends and introduce them to the uniqueness of this amazing refuge... home to our many exotic animals. Our animal care staff is top notch, providing the best care they... More 

Raytown, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daugther and I stayed in the Bengal suite. Awesome experience. We listened to the big cats talk to each other all night. The suite was great, very clean, breakfast treats already in the frigde when we arrived. They even let us check in early. Staff was so friendly. I left my phone charger behind when we left and a... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We take great pride in all we do here at the refuge and it's no surprise that your lodging experience was what we strive for... AMAZING! Thank you so much for the feedback and sharing your experience with us. We look forward to having you back! Take care! More 

Kansas City, MO
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in one of family lodges. Nice basic comfortable room. Bed was comfortable and room was clean, other than the window blinds needing a good wiping off. Small breakfast items provided in fridge which we knew about and was adequate. Room worked for us just fine as focus is to be on the seeing and being around the animals.

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the room was to your liking. The light breakfast is just that... light. It's just a little something to tide our guests over till they go into Eureka Springs for lunch. We certainly appreciate the feedback and your support. Take care. More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the tree house with is directly next to some of the large cats. The tree house itself had recently been updated which was great! It was quaint but perfect for what we needed. The bathroom is pretty small but it serves it's purpose. We had three individuals staying, two up in the loft and one on... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zulu Safari Lodging experience was a delight! We stayed in the Serengeti and loved the artwork and decor. Plush towels and soft sheets were appreciated as well. So much thought went into creating this unique lodging. We loved sitting on the deck in the evening while star gazing and listening to the big cats "talk". The dedicated staff are... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear how much you enjoyed staying in our Serengeti Safari lodge! All of the Safari lodges are uniquely designed and decorated, with special touches here and there. We do hope to have you come visit again soon and want to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We appreciate the feedback! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night, we stayed in the treehouse cabin at Turpentine Creek. The cabin was small, but quaint, cute and very comfortable. I don't remember when I've slept as great as I slept last night. Turpentine Creek is amazing! They're a non profit large animal rescue. A lot of their animals were rescued from animal hoarders who were not properly caring... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you had such an enjoyable stay with us! It really is an amazing experience. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and we hope you come back and visit us again soon! We love our big, beautiful cats! Thank you for your support. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night, we stayed in the treehouse cabin at Turpentine Creek. The cabin was small, but quaint, cute and very comfortable. I don't remember when I've slept as great as I slept last night. Turpentine Creek is amazing! They're a non profit large animal rescue. A lot of their animals were rescued from animal hoarders who were not properly caring... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

Again, we thank you for your feedback! Spread the word and hope to see you again soon! More 

Wylie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was very enjoyable. The staff as usual went out of their way to help. We love staying and will be back in the spring. There is nothing better then waking up to the roar of a big cat. The atmosphere is superb as is the view. It is close enough to Dureka for easy travel to further entertainment.... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you had another enjoyable stay! We look forward to seeing you again in the spring. Thank you for your continued support of our big, beautiful cats! More 

Palestine, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We booked a 2 night stay in the Siberian room. It was for our anniversary but we chose to share the experience with my son and his 4 year old daughter. I cannot tell you which of us enjoyed the stay more.The bed was very comfortable and my 6'6" son said even the pull out queen sofa sleeper was comfortable,... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear you and your family had such an enjoyable time with us! Making our guests comfortable and happy is our goal, along with educating everyone about why there is a need for exotic animal sanctuaries such as ours. We hope to see you back soon and appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your... More 

Hendersonville, Tennessee
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I don't think you'll ever find another place as unique and amazing for any animal lover! You can literally sleep in a room that has tigers right outside the window. The new lodging units have decks off of the back with views of the Ozarks. At night you can hear the lions caroling and an occasional coyote howling. It is... More 

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scottesmith, Manager at Turpentine Creek Overnight Lodging, responded to this review

We couldn't agree with you more! Staying the night with us is a very unique experience and unlike any other place around. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you for telling us about your stay. More 

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