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Carter Caves State Resort

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill, KY 41164
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
ret1999sr Barboursville, West Virginia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Barboursville, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW!!! Thank you,thank you and thank you again for all of the TLC your Lodge staff (mainly Amanda and Maggie) showed our family group of 4,wonderful caring folks; constantly tending the beautiful wood burning fire,brought us marshmellows to roast,brought us hot chocolate to enjoy in front of the fire and to top it off they even turned the big overhead... More

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

Thank you so much for your post. We truly enjoyed reading your post. I have passed along your great comments to the staff and I know they as well enjoy reading the comments that are guest take time to post. We THANK YOU for choosing Carter Caves and look forward to serving you again in the future. More

Lexington, Kentucky
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I have had the pleasure to visit almost all of the Kentucky State Resort Parks. Carter Caves did not disappoint. Although the lodge rooms are somewhat dated, the beds are comfortable and well equipped. Get an upstairs room if you are staying in the lodge to avoid any noisy footsteps overhead. The floors seem to be very thin. The restaurant... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. we appreciate the input. I have shared your comments with the staff. We hope to be able to serve you again someday at Carter Caves. More

Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great park. Good trails. Cool caves. Informative and genial guides. And it is gorgeous and peaceful. The cabins are roomy and comfortable and clean with working fireplaces and they provide wood. The buffet in the dining room is tasty and the room is big with a view of the woods. The catfish at all the state parks is really a... More

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

Thank you for your posting and most of all for your visit to Carter Caves. We truly appreciate the time our visitors take to let us know how their stay was. We hope to be able to serve you again someday. More

Northwest Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We visited Carter Caves last week for the Fraley Music Festival. It was out 3rd such visit over the past 14 years, and it was generally enjoyable, although not quite as much so as past visits. We are tent campers, and were quite surprised when we arrived this year to find the primitive camping area quite different than what we... More

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

Thank you for your post and for pointing out a few thing that I will indeed address with the staff. I assure you that the primitive camping is where it has always been for the past 20 years that I have worked at this park. I will say we have seen more usage out of our primitive area this year... More

Crossville, TN
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85 reviews 85 reviews
8 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The lodge is older, but clean and the staff is very friendly. Each room has a nice little balcony that overlooks the forest. We were on the second floor which is nice because it provides a better view from the balcony. The wifi is pretty fast and easy to connect to. Our room was clean and everything was in working... 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 location. We truly appreciate the kind words you shared. I'll be sure to let the staff know about your visit. THANKS again and we hope to serve you again someday More

South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our family stayed at Carter Caves State Park for the first time and we had a wonderful time. Everyone working there were a testament to southern hospitality at it's finest. The rooms are a little dated, but it's a 'state park' not the Marriott. The linens and floors were clean and no musty smell like we've experienced in other places.... 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 let us know about your visit. We appreciate the kind words and the comments on what it is we need to work on. I'm pretty confident that some changes are coming to our lodge rooms and hopefully in the next few months we will see that happening. We are so glad... More

Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Let me start by saying that I am still in awe of the BEAUTIFUL bridges and mountains we experienced on our hikes. We were there for 1 week and there was still so much left to explore. I am looking forward to returning and hiking some more. That being said, by the end of the week several people in our... More

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

Thank you for your post and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know where it is we need to look at for some improvement. Let me address the issues you pointed out. The reservation policy is one that many people have requested for years due to our low number of accommodations available. So we allow reservations to... More

Ky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed as kind of a spur of the moment 4th of July weekend. We got to check in early, which is always a surprise and major plus for us. I was a little upset that I called and specifically asked if the pool was a public pool and was told no. I'm not sure if it would've swayed our... More

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

Thank you for your post about Carter Caves. We appreciate when our customers let us know what they thought of their stay. Your suggestions have been noted and I will share them with our staff. Again THANK YOU for choosing Carter Caves and we look forward to serving you again someday. More

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

When we got there it was pouring rain. Spent 1st night in rain but picked up the schedule and found many things for the kids to do even if it did keep raining. When in to the store and the campground and asked Michael if they had any room anywhere. He set us up a bunkhouse, telling us it was... More

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

Indeed an experience and THANK YOU for sharing it. We appreciate when our guests let us know how we are doing. We appreciate you pointing out employees as well as that gives me a chance to brag on them some :-) THANK YOU again for choosing Carter Caves and we hope to serve you again someday. More

Winchester, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Food was good, not much of a selection on the menu though. Hotels were great, but the ac and heat were finicky and the maid service was slow the first day of my visit. Schedule needs to be worked out better. What we did was fun though. All of the problems were very minor.

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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 THANK YOU for selecting Carter Caves. We do appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we are doing. We hope to be able to serve you again someday. More

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Address: 344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill, KY 41164
Location: United States > Kentucky > Olive Hill
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Number of rooms: 38
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