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Big Cedar Lodge

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612 Devil's Pool Road, Ridgedale, MO 65739
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Big Cedar Lodge
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ridgedale
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Phil M Waterloo, Illinois
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waterloo, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Valley View Lodge. The conference center was full service. The views from anywhere are amazing. The food is wonderful.. The staff always had a smile and a welcome. Don't miss out on the wonderful resort

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30 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We rented a cabin this year and loved it. Last time we had a terrible room at the Valley View. Our two bedroom cabin was super clean, and we had everything we needed to cook in. The dining here is so expensive, we cooked at the cabin and saved a bunch...I love to cook and we can fix the same... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to BC again this year and couldn't believe all of the improvements/new things to do, etc. We could have used another day to take in more activities. The Top of the Rock is a must see and experience whether you are a golfer or not. A wow experience. Every turn is another photo shot. So much to see... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this resort as I have been there six times and have never been disappointed. All of the flowers were in full bloom and the landscaping is excellent. Plenty of activities, would recommend 3 night minimum if at all possible to fully enjoy the entire area, including Dogwood Canyon and Top of the Rock.

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PackerFan11
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live about 4 hours away and we heard a lot of good things this Lodge. I must say the staff and property were OUTSTANDING!! I stayed a the Valley View Lodge which is probably the least expensive of all of them and the room was OK. You don't need to stay in your room. And that is just what... More 

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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90 reviews 90 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the large grounds, visitors feel secluded in their own piece of paradise. The grounds are pristine and the amenities are many. The rooms are extremely comfortable and the staff has been very accommodating. The free shuttle service to the restaurants and activities on the grounds is a very nice perk....along with the delivered cookies every night!! I have been... More 

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Saint Louis
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The prettiest place in Missouri. Great for the family. Great for couples. You have the choice of being pampered or "rough it" a little bit. Cabins are great. Top of the Rock restaurant is the most majestic venue in Missouri.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for our Honeymoon from April 28th to May 1st. We had a tremendous experience. We honestly didn't know what all was provided in the resort and were pleasantly surprised that we didn't have to leave Big Cedar with everything that was provided.The views were tremendous. I was a little bummed we couldn't see Table... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in the area and love what Mr. Morris has done for the area, but many I speak to don't feel the same. I have been to both Big Cedar and Top of the rock for lunch and dinner. We have always enjoyed it. I also volunteered to work the golf tournament both years. My visits and volunteering will... More 

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BCLGuestServices, Manager at Big Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to volunteer for our Bass Pro Shops’ Legends of Golf Tournaments! We truly appreciate all of your help to make the event a success! Please accept my apologies for your disappointment with the new entry fee for Top of the Rock. This type of fee is very common at destination properties such as Top... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Big Cedar while visiting Branson for the first time. Everything was enjoyable on the grounds except a late night visit to the basement bar/restaurant where the music was way too loud, the food service was way too slow, and the entire area was intimidating, being taken over by a visiting group of men who... More 

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BCLGuestServices, Manager at Big Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Please accept my apologies for your disappointing experience at the Buzzard Bar. We try to create a relaxing atmosphere where all of our guests feel comfortable. I am very sorry that this was not what you experienced. I am glad to hear that the rest of your stay was enjoyable, and we hope to see you soon! More 

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