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Buckhorn Lake State Resort

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4441 KY Highway 1833, Buckhorn, KY 41721
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful place and I always have a wonderful time! Everything is beautiful, the staff is wonderful, helpful, and hospitable. One negative thing is, the new wifi is even slower and less reliable than the old. The history of Bowlingtown is so interesting and a great touch.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I stayed here on a business trip this time. Still a wonderful place to stay. This is a very secluded place if you looking for peace and quiet this is the place to be. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. All the rooms look out over the lake with beautiful views. It seems that have got rid of... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Steve C I am so honored that you stayed at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while you were in Buckhorn. And we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when I share it with them. We look forward... More 

Blanchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have stayed here many times. The view of the lake and mountains is beautiful. The rooms are a bit outdated but comfortable. No fridge or microwave. The lodge dining is great. The service and atmosphere is wonderful. The view says relax and enjoy. There is very little entertainment......but when you visit Buckhorn Lodge it is to relax and slow... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Geraldine, I am so honored that you and your family choose Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while you were in Buckhorn. And we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when I share it with them. We look... More 

Fairfield, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at the lodge several times over the past 30 years, and have consistently been treated to a relaxing, and restful stay. The lodge rooms are clean, adequately appointed (and, I believe, recently refurbished), though no frig or M/W are available in the rooms; cable TV is adequate, and the phones now offer free long-distance,... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tominfairfield, I am so honored that you and your wife choose to stay at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park again; and we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when I share it with them. We look forward... More 

Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you want to get away from it all - and I do mean away from daily conveniences, restaurant choices, nightlife, cell service, alcoholic beverages,etc. then this is the destination for you. The location is beautiful. The staff is personable and helpful. Unless you rent/own a boat, recreation is confined to hiking, lawn games and swimming. There is absolutely nothing... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear LexKY I am so honored that you and your family choose Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while you were in Buckhorn. And we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when I share it with them. We look... More 

Elkhart, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have stayed at Buckhorn Lake several times. My family is originally from this area, so we often travel to Kentucky. The mountains in this area and the view's of the resort are beautiful. The lodge is always clean and the rooms are comfortable. The food in the dinning room is good and reasonably priced . On this particular visit... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie P. I am so honored that you and your family have chosen to come back to Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park again while traveling with your family. And we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when... More 

Berea, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Don't let the winding single lane road deter you from experiencing the beauty, serenity, and hospitality of this place. The road to this resort is clothed in gorgeous landscape with beautiful flora and fauna; you see the occasional dear and turkey while driving to and from the resort. I was privileged to stay in both a room and a cottage... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kiptoo I, I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our Park. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. So great to hear that you and a friend enjoyed some craft time... More 

Berea, Kentucky
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This resort has one of the most amazing views I have ever laid witness upon, and even better is that most rooms have a balcony overlooking aforementioned eye candy. The lake is beautiful. It sparkles and dances like diamonds are jumping in and out of the water. Add to this the amazing treeline and trails in the area, as well... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Keifer W. Thank you for choosing Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while traveling with friends. I can’t begin to tell how happy it made me too ready about your experience at our Park. I so much love how your described the view of the lake; “the lake is beautiful. It sparkles and dances like diamonds are jumping in and... More 

Berea, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Nestled between lush mountains, the moment I pulled up to the resort, I knew that I was in the right place for some southern comfort. As soon as you walk into the lodging area, you are greeted by members at the front desk with warm smiles. The lobby is well furnished with comfortable couches, a tv, a stone-made fire place... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Dylan M. I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our Park. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. I’m so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and visited with many of... More 

Berea, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I stayed here for some days while working in the area. I had the delight of staying in one of the cabins at one time and a resort room at another. The rooms have doors that open up to a balcony that overlooks the lake. The balconies have tables and chairs, inviting one to rest after a long day’s work.... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Dear Vincent T. I am so honored that you choose Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while you were in Buckhorn. And we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when I share it with them. We look forward to... More 

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