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Lake Barkley Lodge

3500 State Park Road, Box 790, Cadiz, KY 42211-7090
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wauwatosa, WI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
2 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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222 reviews 222 reviews
35 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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152 reviews 152 reviews
33 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 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Unfortunately I had to give the lodge a bad review last year. My family comes each year after Christmas to relax and enjoy some quiet after the busy holiday season. Last year I was not happy with the accommodations nor the restaurant. However, they really seemed to have improved both. The suite we stayed in was clean, comfortable and of... More 

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

Thank you for your positive comments about your stay; we appreciate your repeat business. We look forward to you and your family staying with us again. More 

Pataskala, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stayed for the first time at the lodge back in the summer. I went back for three nights this past weekend and took my wife. We did not like the room we stayed in the first night (just because the view wasn't as good- everything else was fine. The front desk person changed us as soon as we requested... More 

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

Thank you for your nice comments about your most recent stay. I am glad your customer service, room, and food was good. We look forward to you and your family visiting us again. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Lodge rooms are very dark, not much lighting, and narrow. Balcony had cob webs and needed a good cleaning. View of lake from room and restaurant great. Food is so so. Would rather stay at Lake Cumberland Park

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on your most recent stay. We do apologize if your balcony had cob webs; housekeeping knocks those down daily and we also have our pest control company spray for spiders regularly. This winter we are expecting some room upgrades which we hope will brighten up the lodge rooms. Thank you... More 

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