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91 W. Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579
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Santa's Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had an Angus burger and fries. 7.95. The burger was good and fries were nice and crispy. Too many to eat. The meal was big enough for a full sized man. The Lodge is dated and we didn't stay the night. They have a buffet for dinner but we never tried it.

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Greenfield, Indiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel is old and dated, light switch on wall not working.clean to some extent but found old coffee grounds in coffee maker. Bed is so uncomfortable that sleeping on floor was considered. Breakfast buffet was limited not appealing. For the cost it was really disappointing will not stay there again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was reading through the reviews prior to my visit, so I was a little apprehensive, but overall I was really pleased! The people were friendly, the room was very clean, and it was really close to Holiday World. My fiance and I really enjoyed our little get away to Santa Claus Indiana and we'll be sure to return soon!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure how I feel about Santa's Lodge. I wasn't overly impressed especially considering they're one of the few places you can stay in Santa Claus. The room was average. The bed was average. The TV was old. The wifi was so-so. When we checked in and went to our room, there was no running water. After calling the... More

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Christopher, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is disgusting! We stayed in the back where the paint is peeling and there was a smell stale cigarettes, the room was dirty, dusty and completely outdated....for $166 a night! I may have been less disappointed if I'd only paid $40. You are paying for proximity and the name and it is NOT worth it! Stay in Jasper,... More

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Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is clean. That is, obviously, the number one consideration when staying at a hotel. And I have no complaints about that at all. The room we stayed in was a Queen Deluxe, and we had a mini-fridge (clean and worked well) and a microwave (clean, but we didn't use it). A/C worked well. We had no problem with... More

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Greenfield, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter was supposed to be in a beauty pageant here, so we booked a room for this reason. Our pageant was cancelled, but we decided to still go to Holiday World and stay at the hotel. The good - the decor was awesome. My mom and I spent about an hour taking pictures. My 8 year old was amazed.... More

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TN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't believe I paid for this! Had to ask for a fly swatter. Flies in the room. There are so many things wrong with this place. Dirty.. Dusty..Just gross!!! In you are on your way to Holiday World from TN your best bet is to stay in Owensboro. I know that is a long way from Holiday World..but it's worth... More

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Fortville, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here over the years and we were always satisfied, but this stay was not a good experience. We were told our room was in the back in the newer section. We drove to the back and found paint peeling from the exterior. These are non-smoking rooms, but the halls smell of smoke. For us having a room... More

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Portland, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrible experience. Will never stay here again. Would be much better to stay a little farther away than waste money on this place. We get there, our room is on third floor. Well another family is by elevator and warms us not to get on because it wasn't working that day. We like to have never found stairway. We finally... More

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Address: 91 W. Christmas Blvd., Santa Claus, IN 47579
Location: United States > Indiana > Santa Claus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Santa`s Hotel Santa Claus
Santas Hotel Santa Claus
Lodge Santas
Santas Santa Claus

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Everyday is a Holiday when you stay at Santa’s Lodge. You’ll be welcomed at Santa’s Lodge with a vaulted lobby soaring 37 feet into the Southern Indiana skyline. The hand-hewn timbers are actually from the barn that stood on this same site in 1883. The beautiful cedar and oak wood creates a natural setting for our antique Christmas decorations including our Canadian horse-drawn sleigh! Our year-round Christmas décor and lodge setting will surround you with a sense of warmth and pleasure through our 170 guestrooms and suites.Located about a half mile away, we are the closest hotel to Holiday World and Splashin' Safari, home to three world class roller coasters and the number 2 water park in the world! We have a putt-putt mini golf course and arcade right across the street at Frosty's Fun Center. Our shelter house is located right next to the playground for a great picnic opportunity. Take time in the morning to relax on our deck overlooking the lake while eating breakfast from St. Nick's Restaurant.Our Family suites allow the parents to have a little privacy while vacationing with the kids in addition to giving you a little leg room to relax and spend quality time together. ... more   less 
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