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Buffalo River Resort

3520 North Hwy 13, Lobelville, TN 37097
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waverly, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only spent one night here just to make sure our motorhome was up to snuff before leaving for Florida...We used this night to clean the inside and just make sure everything still worked well....Nice quiet fairly level lot with all hookups and very nice folks to deal with.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Yes! Found where my husband and son spend deer season! Lots of tent camping sites on the river. Lots of hook ups for your campers. Nice Amish wooden cabins. Great air conditioning. Good rafts. Scenic River. Go visit Barrett!!!! Great cabins, can buy ice and beverages at the location!! Only 6 miles off I-40 westbound at exit 143.

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CHGNash, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo River Resort, responded to this review

So glad you had a good time Nancy!! More 

Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

$32 for 2 kayaks and transportation. Beware of the 5 mile trip. Strongest rapids of the float with giant rocks as soon as you enter the float. Literally, the second you leave the banks. Float was really nice besides that and the facilities were very nice. The bathhouse was in surprisingly good shape and very welcome.

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Hoschton, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We drove all the way from Georgia to tube the Buffalo River and chose this company due to their good Facebook reviews. We were very disappointed with the level of customer service and lack of communication between the employees! We were told to drive down by the river, park and wait for someone to pick us up. Well we drive... More 

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CHGNash, Manager at Buffalo River Resort, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with us. We are under new management now with extensive experience running hospitality properties in downtown Nashville and surrounding areas. We would love for you to come back and try us out again this summer. More 

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Jackson, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

What a disappointment! We went camping with a group. When we got there they didn't have cabins available that we had reserved. No problem- we bunked in with each other. The cabin was fairly nice which was the only reason this place got a '2'. However, the next day, when we went to get tubes they disclosed that due to... More 

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CHGNash, Manager at Buffalo River Resort, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you had a bad experience with us. We are under new management now with extensive experience running hospitality properties in downtown Nashville and surrounding areas. We would love for you to come back and try us out again this summer. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place was awesome at one time, but the owners changed and everything went to crap. After waiting in a long line we find out they lost our reservation. They didn't really seem to care. This has happened to other people I know as well. After we paid for our canoes , not kayaks like we reserved, we had to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had called ahead of time to reserve canoes, we arrived around 1130 got everything filled out and such. Went down to wait for transport waited about 45 min to be picked up. Finally got to the drop off at the river and only 2 canoes were there, we needed 6. Waited for them to finally bring more canoes we... More 

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Margate, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

For a group of 12 we were looking for a place to go tubing. Called and spoke to someone at the front desk seem nice. We drove for a little over an hour the day was overcasted and we had two younger children and the 6 older teens. From the time of our arrival they seem very unorganized and not... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My husband and I come here whenever we kayak the Buffalo. We have camped at their campground and stayed in their cabins. We don't camp very often anymore and on the weekends or holidays its hard to reserve the cabins without making reservations pretty far out. That being said, the camping is right on the river and fantastic if that's... More 

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Springville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Just did my 2nd float at this great place. I checked out the nearby competitors b4 I went the first time and I know now, there's no reason to go anywhere else. At one place, the owner insulted me the first minute I walked in. I said I wanted just a shuttle of my own kayak, and he said "Why... More 

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