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Carter Caves State Resort

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill, KY 41164
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roger W Huntington, West Virginia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Huntington, West Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was nice along with the staff. I am going to take the high road. The bathroom was clean but it could use a new shower curtain. The bedding and bed were lacking and it looked to me like burn holes in the comforter. I think for the money they are charging they could upgrade the bedding and beds.... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your post and most of all for your visit to our park. We appreciate the feedback provided and we are hoping that our lodge rooms will see an upgrade very soon. Again THANKS for the post and we hope to serve you again at Carter Caves in the future. More

Loveland, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent two days at Carter Caves and enjoyed it very much. The dining room food was good, and the room was clean and every thing worked. I hiked the 3 Bridges trail twice and the we did the two cave tours. It was a fun little getaway!

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Carter Caves for your destination. We appreciate you taking the time to post about your experience at the park. We hope to serve you again in the future. THANK YOU again!! More

Huntington, West Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family lives in Huntington, WV and have been enjoying trips to Carter Caves since my kids were tiny (they are now 10 and 11). We love to bring a bucket to catch and release crawdads and minnows and have a great time just walking around enjoying the abundance of nature. We have taken all of the cave trips (some... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this posting. We truly enjoy hearing from our guests and what their thoughts are on the park and the staff. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know. We look forward to serving you agin in the future. More

Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I've been here twice in the last three weeks. Three weeks ago was my horse camping trip. The equestrian camp sites offer high-line and hitching posts. There wasn't much shade during the day but we weren't there anyway. We were enjoying the trails beneath the breezy canopy of trees. The campsites are pull-thru and offer full hookup and the bathouse... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your posting. Our horse campground area is new to us and unfortunately the shade trees are very limited. We hope to some trees we have planted someday will take care of that. We look so forward to your return trip. More

Winchester, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed 3 days 2 nights and wished we would have booked another just to get in all the activities this resort has to offer. Camping along the outer loop you will find your best sites, inner loops I would suggest for multiple families due to the proximity to each other. We did not find any noise issues as others... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your posting. We look forward to receiving posts from our guests. The camp store is something we have tried to work harder on and with your posting we see we need to try a little harder. THANKS and we hope to see you again someday. More

West Lafayette, Indiana
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We chose to camp at Carter caves resort park due to some good overall reviews on internet. Upon arrival we quickly realized that the primitive tent camping area was very congested with people on top of each other. I agree with some other reviews, area was very loud way past the quiet time making sleeping impossible. The restrooms were very... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

So sorry to hear that your stay was not up to your standards. The restrooms situation is not acceptable and have I have addressed this issue with the supervisor. Our mini-golf area is indeed showing its age. We have over the winter attempted to revamp some of it and are still in the process of doing so. The playgrpound area... More

Louisville, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nice small lodge with adequately appointed rooms. Before going check to see if they are having youth group in for the weekend. Since the lodge only has 28 rooms noise could be an issue. The staff is extremely accommodating and friendly. They went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The hiking trails are memorable with great views... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our park. We appreciate the kind words. We love to receive feedback from our guests. It allows us to stay on our game. Thanks again and we look forward to serving you again someday. More

Lake Orion, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

What a fun find! We stayed one night at the lodge (they have a teacher discount). We ate dinner and breakfast there and it was a nice surprise to find that kids 5 and under eat free. The room was clean but had a funny smell at first, but balcony made it worth it. In just a few minutes walk... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the posting about your recent stay. We appreciate you taking the time to let other know about our place. Thank You so much for visiting Carter Caves and we hope to serve you again someday. More

Louisville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We came with a group of 21 all the kids are girls age 14 and 11ish. We stayed in the cottages @ the state park. You can stay at the lodge or the camp ground. We loved all the trails we went on. We did the x cave and had a great guide. At the lodge the check in desk... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post something about your stay at Carter Caves. We truly do look forward to reading these comments and appreciate the people who take the time to share their experiences with other. Sorry about the Lady Bugs but that is an issue all over this time of the year. Thank you again... More

Goshen, KY
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My wife and I traveled to Carter Caves State Park the day after Valentine's Day to take advantage of an overnight stay / dinner / and Valentine Show package. The area had recently received around 4 inches of wet snow and the scenery was awesome with the snow clinging to the deciduous forest surrounding the Welcome Center & Lodge that... More

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Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State Resort, responded to this review

Thank You so much for your post. Yes the park is beautiful have a fresh fallen snow. We sure have had our share of the snow this year. The snow does just add a extra touch of beauty to the park. Appreciate the remarks on the lodge and the meals and the entertainment was something new we were trying this... More

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Address: 344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill, KY 41164
Location: United States > Kentucky > Olive Hill
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