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Big South Fork Motor Lodge

Bruce Street, Stearns, KY 42647
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, son and I booked a local River and Rails tour so we picked this motor lodge because it was close to where we needed to be. We arrived later in the evening, and left early so I didn't see a pool or any other visitors. The staff was very nice and helpful at check in and the room... More 

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Bangor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A clean room and the staff going the extra mile made our stay memorable. The motel had recently suffered a lighting hit that made the cable tv unreliable, but the staff did everything in their power to make up for that, including offering to move us to another room or to give us a refund. The pool area was inviting... More 

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Farragut, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

to who said it was horrible you are the so picky. i have stayed at this great place 2 times and it is great. who needs a huge hamption for like 130.00 when you can have this for 39.00 and its nicer then there. i will return and i love this place. i recommend it to anyone.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife and I stayed in the hotel during the fall leaf season of 2014 to look at the leaves and ride the Great South Fork Rail Road the next day. (recommended) When we arrived at the hotel the clerk was sleeping on a couch in the lobby and once she woke up she charged us an additional $10.00 for... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Let me tell you what happened. 1. I had a reservation but when We got there they said there was a mistake and would not honor my rate and charged me an additional $10.00 per night. 2. When we pulled the cover back the sheets were wrinkled and had hair on them. I wen to the office and they gave... More 

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Farragut, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I stayed at this motel with my dad, when we got there the owner showed me every room. our room was very clean. the owner gave us treats and told us about good restrants near by. the owner even gave me some cool things. I will stay here again. I 100% recommend this place.

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for two nights and the owner made sure we had everything we needed. The first night we came in from eating and the owner had left a treat on our bedside table for a night snack. The pool is beautiful with a full outdoor kitchen along side of it. Great location and the owner... More 

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Bloomington, IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This motel's owner, Sandy, is by far the most wonderful person in the motel industry! She is more than caring. She will check with you before you visit to make certain you will find her motel easily. This time my older son, daughter-in-law, and grandson came along! We stayed right next to each other and had a wonderful time. This... More 

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New Madrid Mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My family and I absolutely enjoyed our visit to Stearns Ky. Even though all the national parks were shut down we still learned a lot of history because of Sandy the owner of Big South Fork Motor Lodge, She told us so much about coal mining and how miners were paid and why children as young as 8 years old... More 

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Goshen, Ohio, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This was our first time staying at the Big South Fork Motor Lodge and I absolutely love it. This past weekend was our family reunion in Kentucky. Since we have family members coming from all over, we all meet and stay at the same hotel for the weekend. This year the family decided to try a different hotel in Stearns.... More 

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