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Lake Barkley Lodge

3500 State Park Road, Box 790, Cadiz, KY 42211-7090
Lake Barkley Lodge
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to spend 2 nights here but iafter seeing our dungeon like room on the lower level we decided to check out after one night. The suite, 101, was at the very end of the lower level right next to the non functioning pool. When we booked our room we were told there was no construction but this... More 

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Eaton, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The picture for the lodge is slightly misleading. You do not stay in the large building in the center which most would assume is the lodge. You do stay in the two floor buildings on either side of "the lodge". These rooms are very minimal. They do have a tv, but no mini fridge or microwave. I booked an upper... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments in regards to your most recent stay. Unfornuately, we do only have steps to the lower level rooms and we apologize if we didn't have any upper level rooms available at the time during your stay. There is an elevator available to take you to the Dining Room as well... More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting, decrepit facility. The State of Kentucky should be ashamed. Grungy, smelly, outdated. The Setting is beautiful and the employees are nice otherwise I would rate this Lodge Terrible!

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your most recent stay. We appeciate the comments about our Staff and do apologize if you felt the lodge itself wasn't up to standard. In the fall we are planning some upgrades to take place throughout the lodge. Thank you again and hope you and your family will visit... More 

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Wauwatosa, WI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Just spent two nights midweek. The facilities were delightful. Our room was nicely decorated with beautiful bedding and the bathroom was large and looked recently updated. Ask for an upper floor room because those have vaulted ceilings.

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay and yes the views are breathtaking. Hope you and your family return to visit our lodge again. Thank you for your comments. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

It's been 20 years since I've been to Lake Barkley Lodge and I remember it as being a beautiful, well-run, near luxury spot. I can only assume that the taxpayers in the Commonwealth have since decided they no longer care about tourism in the beautiful lakes area, because the resort has since become incredibly run-down. We arrived at 3:30 for... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments regarding your stay. We do apologize that your room was not ready at 4:00 pm and that you had to take a room on the lower level due to the other room not being ready. Our lower level rooms are the same as the upper level except for the ceilings... More 

Chicago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Lake Barkley Resort is really a special place. I think it is a wonderful place for a family vacation. We stayed in the upper high vaulted room and had wonderful views of the sunset each night. The kids fished and we took hikes in nearby Land Between the Lakes. We also went to the 1850's farm and the animal zoo,... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay; we are very glad you and your family enjoyed your trip. We look forward to you returning and yes we are doing some upgrades that we hope to have completed by late summer early fall. Thank you again. More 

Frankfort, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It was hard for me to believe that it had been twenty years since I had stayed here. The hotel is showing its age. We attributed it to the state's cutbacks in all services. The room was mostly clean although there were cobwebs in the vaulted ceiling and red deposits on the inside of the shower curtain. EVERYTHING is in... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay; we are in the process of updating and renovating our lodge rooms and we have already started with the 3 sheet bedding system with the beds. We hope to have some of the other upgrades by late summer and fall. We hope you and your family return... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed at the lodge for 2 nights. Very nice room. We had dinner and breakfast at the Lodge restaurant both were good. After we had left I noticed I was missing my diamond earrings. I called back to the Lodge and told them we were returning to get them as I had left them on the ice tray by... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay; we appreciate the positive comments. We will be sure to give an extra "Thanks and Good Job" to Jackie for all the assistance she provided you in your search for the earrings. Thanks again. More 

Sebring, Florida
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229 reviews 229 reviews
35 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Lake Barkley Lodge is everything a lodge should be. High vaulted ceilings made from red wood, lots of windows overlooking beautiful Lake Barkley and the surrounding woods. Our room was not only rustic but extremely comfortable with all the conveniences of home. The bed was comfy and our room was nice and quiet. The room has a deck to sit... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to discuss your most recent stay with us; we appreciate your business and look forward to your return. We are glad you had a good experience and Thank you for the nice comments. More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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156 reviews 156 reviews
34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I first visited this lodge over 10 yrs ago, & have frequently been a guest. But not for over 7 yrs, until my visit this fall. I was pleased to see it had changed very little. My usual annual visits were in mid winter, to relieve cabin fever, enjoy the still view of the cold, gray lake, & parboil myself... More 

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay; we appreciate all the positive comments. We do apologize the indoor pool area was closed due to renovations but on your next visit we hope you are pleased with the upgrades. Thank you again. More 

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