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Lake Barkley Lodge

3500 State Park Road, Box 790, Cadiz, KY 42211-7090
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015
Skaggs5457 Louisville, Kentucky
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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 

Greenville, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

On the positive first, we ate at the lodge and the food was good. I personally had the fish and it was delicious . My husband had the philly steak and would not recommend it at all. The staff could have been more helpful. We are older and explained that a lot of steps were troublesome. this place has BUNCHES... 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 do apologize if you requested an upper level room and did not receive it because we have designated rooms that are upper level for a rate increase. We also have Handicap and Handicap accesible rooms that are upper level without a rate increase. This winter we... More 

Richmond,ky
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had a conference at lake Barkley Lodge. Our room faced the lake and when we woke up every morning was different. One morning was misty and other day was raining. There is boat deck and some people can fishing. There is exercise building other side of lodge and indoor pool in there. There is outdoor pool, tennis court and... 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 and listing all the amenities we have to offer. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you plan on visiting us again. More 

Newburgh, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we stayed for the weekend and as a whole our trip it was good, BUT the Commonwealth of Kentucky needs to put some money into bringing the old lodge back up to shape. this is a gem of a lodge and with a little TLC it could be back to the way people expect. The deck around dining room is... 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 had originally scheduled the Balcony for mid October but we are still waiting on the lumber to get started on that project. We have Seafood night the first Friday of the month starting in June and normally run until October; the buffet consists of fish, frog... More 

Columbia,IL
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370 reviews 370 reviews
60 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have stayed at this lodge before and enjoyed the location. This time we had motorcycles and ran into problems ( Yes it was my Harley). Chuch from the maintenance dept. took time to help us locate local help and to jump start the bike. He saved our day!! The rooms are very nice and the food is good in... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to compliment our Staff; we try to go above and beyond for our guests to ensure customer satisfaction. We are glad that everything worked out with your motorcycle and look forward to your next visit. More 

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