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Lake Barkley Lodge

3500 State Park Road, Box 790, Cadiz, KY 42211-7090
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  • 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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Troy, Ohio
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68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was quick and friendly. The grounds were nice, but looks like things could just use a good maintenance person with a high powered blower to get rid of spider webs and debris. I had a lower level room. The room was very damp and musty smelling. The room was clean with an updated bathroom, but the musty smell... 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 with us. The cobwebs and spiders outside on the structure continue to be a constant struggle for us but we continue to look for other options to help alleviate this problem. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and your experience in the Dining Room and do... More 

Bardstown, KY
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Barkley resort is a great place to visit. Fishing great, boat rentals, stables, swimming pool, fitness center. great hiking trails, wildlife (deer) at your front door Just do not stay in the Little River Lodge. Thank goodness it was only for one night or I would have insisted on another room or found another place to stay. The LRL... 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 planning on renovating Little River Lodge to get it more up to date like the main lodge. The room should still be cleaned and well maintained though the building is older with older furnishings. We do apologize for that and any inconvenience and hope to... More 

Shoals, Indiana
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the negative reviews on Trip Advisor, we were a little concerned about our trip since we had never been to Lake Barkley Lodge before. Perhaps the travelers who reviewed were so busy noticing the spiderwebs and the dead leaves in the natural park that they failed to notice the beauty of the place? We stayed on the second... More 

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

Thank you for your nice comments about your stay and are glad that you and your family are planning on returning in the future. It is nice to read your comments of all the positive things our parks has to offer that sometimes get overlooked due to our struggles with cobwebs. Thank you again. More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be fair, my review is based more upon the one night I spent in the Little River Lodge. When we made our reservation, this was the only part of the lodge that had space, so we booked it. Upon arrival, it was not the greatest room, but we knew that we would only be sleeping there. Unfortunately, the next... 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 have requested project money to update Little River Lodge to get it more up to date like the main lodge. We do apologize for any inconvenience and am glad that we were able to get you moved over to the main lodge where you could enjoy... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every site has water and electricity. Bring an extra cord if you don't have a long extension. The plugs are a few feet away. The bathrooms are not updated but mostly clean. The shower heads are very low. The decks on some of the sites are nice. If you book sites on the water side they look pretty. Very quiet... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your most recent stay at our campground; we apologize if the beach had some trash on it...we do pick it up two to three times a day. We look forward to you and your family returning. More 

Norhern Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good news is that the lake and the surrounding park are absolutely beautiful. The bad news is that the resort is absolutely filthy on the outside. There is absolutely no one cleaning (other than the rooms). The building the restaurant is in "smells" terrible. You can't see out the big beautiful windows because they haven't been cleaned - you... 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 at our Park. With being in the setting we are in it is an ongoing struggle to keep the cob webs down and the bird droppings cleaned. We do take preventative measures to help with this ongong struggle. The only laundry room we have is at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is a beautifull setting and great for camping. The laundry facilities were coated in bugs and the shower heads are made for people 5 ft tall or less. The bathroom facilities are average. Otherwise it's a great place.

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

Thank you for taking the time to relay your comments about your stay in the campground. We are planning to do some upgrades on the bath facilities at the campground which we hope will alleviate these issues. Thank you again for your comments. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's all in your expectation level. Lake Barkley Lodge is a casual, laid back lodge with nice lake views and beautiful wooded property. The rooms are very understated, DARK wood paneled walls. Comfortable bed. Sofa upholstery/overall room design lacking in style. The bathrooms have been updated since my last visit with granite and new tile. Ask for a room on... More 

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

Thank you for your comments and we are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. More 

Tennessee
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this place is in a beautiful setting, but the outside of the lodge seemed really unkept. When we got out of the car, the first thing I noticed was tons of cob webs and bird droppings. We had a room on the bottom floor and were disappointed that there were old dead leaves piled up everywhere at the bottom... 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 with us. Being on the lake we constantly battle the spiders/cobwebs and the wooden structure is an ideal location for nesting birds. We are proactive with our cleaning procedures but you can pressure wash and knock webs down and within two hours it is back again. Maybe... More 

Boonville, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed here for three nights during the Fourth of July weekend. Although our room was on the "lower level," the way the lodge is constructed allows for each room to have a balcony above ground level facing the lake. We absolutely loved the view! Due to the holiday weekend, most, if not all rooms were booked but you never... More 

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Thank you for your comments and we are glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. More 

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