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Wilderness Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
PO Box 90, Lesterville, MO 63654
Wilderness Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had the pleasure of going to Wilderness Lodge for a Leadership retreat twice, and enjoyed it so much that my family and friends have made this a destination multiple times! From the lodging to the fantastic food to the friendly owners...it is fun and comfortable!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ms. Janet is a wonderful cook. Her food is very tasty. Tom is a very gracious and generous host. Everyone who works there is very attentive to your needs. Definitely a good stay. This was my second trip there and I enjoyed it more this time now that I was familiar with the place. Nothing is ever off limits. You... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I worked with Becky to plan an annual retreat for 50+ people. She was an absolute joy to work with, going way beyond what was expected to ensure a successful event. They took the time to light what must have been over a hundred candles to light the winding rode up to the main lodge, creating a magical experience for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was a very nice experience. The food and service were excellent! The owners are extremely nice and helpful. The kids loved the play areas and the recreation center. 1st time visit and we will be back and next time we will try the float trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I wasn't quite sure what to expect driving down the long dirt road towards the Wilderness Lodge. What a wonderful delight it was to find such a beautiful resort tucked into the Ozarks hillside. The hospitality exhibited by the staff, the food, and the accommodations exceeded all expectations. I highly recommend the Wilderness Lodge for anyone looking for a peaceful,... More 

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Moffat, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I stayed at the Wilderness Lodge last weekend and I have nothing but good things to say about it. The pictures on the web site do not do justice to the beauty of the area. I was initially sceptical about the gourmet dining that they advertise but the food turned out to be exceptional. The best thing about my experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I was here for a group retreat last weekend and it was phenomenally fun. At one point, I described getting to the zip line via the tree fort above the mini golf course, and we all stopped to appreciate how full of awesome that description was. Tom and Becky were so generous in adjusting on the fly to our whims,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stunningly beautiful place. Peaceful and loads of fun activities at Wilderness Lodge. Try tubing down the river. The host as well as the entire staff has been über-kind and caring. Simply a wonderful experience.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This family-run lodge exceeded any and all expectations we had from the moment we arrived. The stunning grounds located off a flowing river and surrounded by trees were matched only by the tremendous warmth and generosity of the people running the resort. It's hard to a imagine a more perfect place for a group retreat or a family getaway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

On their website, the cabins at Wilderness Lodge are described as "rustic yet elegant." I think they got it exactly right. That theme--the balance point between two ends--runs through the whole experience there. You'll find both privacy and community, silence and adventure, play and relaxation, all with hospitality that's friendly but not intrusive. We had a retreat for 50 people... More 

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