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Santa's Lakeside Cottages

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1405 W Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife loved the cottages so that's what's important. We stayed a couple nights while visiting Holiday World and really enjoyed it. The cabin was large and had a full kitchen. The owners are very friendly and helpful. There are lakes to fish in, a pool, hammocks and lots of green space. I thought the property could have used a... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as it was approx $100 night cheaper than the nearby RV park our friends recommended. Our family loved it especially our 4.5 yr old daughter! Lots of kids running around to play with. Her first time fishing (poles to rent for $5 per stay, worms $3) and there were lots of fish. Back patio opened up 12 ft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed the Wed-Sat before July 4th. A friend told us how nice the place was. She was spot on! In addition, the average rating on trip advisor was 5 stars and I have never seen that before. One negative comment talked about how they do not offer daily room service. This was actually a plus for us. They picked... More 

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flora il
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A top notch family owned resort. The cabins are spotless and well stocked with wonderful beds, towels and supplies. The pool, the fishing, the playground, all were just better than we could hope for. Many new memories were made and we definitely look forward to our next Holiday World / Santa's Lakeside Cottages stay !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Santas Lakeside Cottages was not only a place to stay while we visited Holiday World, it was a total EXPERIENCE! We are not a camping/outdoorsy family, but we sure had plenty of help becoming one the last few days! The cabin was exactly as described, but better! In addition, we had a private patio with table/chairs, firepit, and hammock. We... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very clean & everything we needed. Pool, playground, fishing, fire pit, hammock, etc. The owners were super nice & we saw them multiple times a day while we were bbqing, swimming, to see if we needed anything. Cooked our own breakfast every morning & bbq'd every night. This will definitely be the place to stay next time.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is our third year in a row staying at Santa's Lakeside Cottages. This year we stayed in a one bedroom (24B). It was just as nice as the others. I can't say enough good things about this resort! It is a fantastic time each year when we go and it feels like home. The staff does a great job... More 

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Upstate New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Just finishing our 2nd and last night at Santa's cottages....sad to be leaving tomorrow. We came to Santa Claus for Holiday World, and had an amazing time there......however, I am a bit sad we couldn't spend more time here at this beautiful cottage and resort. Everything is spotless clean, bathroom is large, furnishings are very "Adirondack" with lots of pine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Santa's Cottages is a great place to stay if you are needing a place to stay near Santa Clause, Indiana. The cottage was clean and well kept. It is a little on the cozy (small) side for 9 people but as long as the weather is nice they have plenty to do on the grounds. They have a couple of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were very impressed with our cottage (#2 Pine Tree). The interior was so nice and decorated so cute. They did NOT use cheap materials to build these cottages. The back deck above the lake was a great hit with our two boys ages 9 & 11. They fished all day from it. The BBQ grill and fire pit were... More 

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