Tim's Ford Marina

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Aarrington11
Nashville, TN4 contributions
Couples
Stayed at Tims Ford Marina in May of 2020 at a one bedroom cabin. Overall great experience! Staff was very friendly. The Hard Dock Cafe was only open for take-out during the virus nonsense but the burger we ordered was actually pretty darn good. The marina itself is tucked in a quiet cove and our particular cabin faced east with a great view of the sunrise. Cabins are furnished and clean, nothing fancy. They provide bedding, towels, toilet paper and basic kitchen items including pots, pans, coffee maker, fridge, stove, etc. Grills are shared but we had no issue. Remember to pack extra blankets if its cold when you visit. Marina shop has basic essentials which we were glad for because we didnt pack dish soap or matches (none provided either). Ice, beer, drinks and treats can be purchased as well. For those visiting for fishing, which we were, there are separate docks with power to plug your boat in at night at no extra charge which was very nice. Launch and the property overall are easily accessible with no major hills and no gravel roads to deal with. Central location in the lake as well. The adjoining RV area had a live band playing Saturday night and they shut down by about 9 which was great for those of us getting up early. Also, the cabins have good wifi if you need it. Says there is cable tv but we didnt bother trying. We will be back for sure!
Written May 12, 2020
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Jenna C
Topeka, KS123 contributions
Family
We were able to sit on the patio for a decent lunch. There’s tons of seating, convenient essentials to purchase, beer and the restaurant. You can rent a boat or a pontoon here and stay at one of the nice lakeside cabins. We didn’t stay here but will next time.
Written March 21, 2021
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PetPunkRock
Nashville, TN28 contributions
Family
We were steered here by Tim's Ford TSP information desk for a delicious lunch! We enjoyed the warm temperatures, cool breeze, and some excellent service on the dock. The Onion rings and fried pickles whet the appetite and the chicken tenders and sandwiches went a long way to filling bellies before our next adventure. We had two teens and a toddler with us and found something on the menu to please everyone.
Written June 17, 2020
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David A
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very poor customer service. we rented 2 pontoon boats and were told twice about the applicable 10% military discount.
a few days later when the credit card receipt did not show the discount applied, we called them back and spoke to Chris. Chris claimed that they told us that the military discount cannot be applied during off season!
they would not honor our original agreement (and apparently don’t honor our american veterans either)
this business is not worth your dollars.
choose another marina!
Written March 19, 2021
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Tdpm1986
4 contributions
Couples
We rented cabin 1 for July 4th it wasn't cleaned and we found water underneath the sink, the ceiling was nasty and found dead bugs in bathroom. So that tells me it wasn't cleaned. The owner was very rude but did refund my money back. I will not rent here anymore because of the owner was very rude. But I rented cabin 4 before and it was very clean. The owner told me two other people wanted the cabin I told him good they can stay in the nasty place. The staff was very friendly though.
Written July 8, 2021
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Quackerwacker
Destrehan, LA13 contributions
Friends
Stayed in a one BR cabin. Cabin itself was really nice. Seemed to be fairly new. Overall it was ok. Furniture, bedding, towels, etc were really old and worn out. Really need to upgrade there. Cabin was fairly clean, but not great. Overall ok, but could use an upgrade of furnishings / supplies and step up cleaning. The marina area is really nice. Food was good, karaoke was fun. Nice facility. Great service from friendly staff.
Written July 10, 2021
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Citation501
Spring Hill, TN247 contributions
We have a ski boat based at Tims Ford Marina. For my birthday we had plans to spend the day on the lake, but out boat was down for maintenance. Therefore, we rented a pontoon. They were kind and gave a discount for being based there. The boat was disgusting. I asked about it and they said "we cleaned it up." It really was pathetic. So bad that we pulled it around to our slip and spent the next hour cleaning it to an acceptable level even for a rental. The floor was horrible. I used a cleaner and washed it. The seats were soiled with sticky stuff and we cleaned it all up. It looked much better when we returned it. I took photos and asked for a manager but "no one was there." I wrote an email to them the next day and never received a reply. Horrible rental service. I now avoid even buying fuel or snacks from them.
Written August 26, 2014
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Cecelia S
Winchester, TN7 contributions
Family
The Marina has only one launch ramp, but many people just wait in a queue, then park at one of the many spaces. The restaurant has all the food you might need for a day on the lake. But the hand-dipped ice cream is the best with flavors that rival Baskin Robbins. It is a laid-back place, and the speed limit is only 15 mph until you leave the area--with gas is available at boat dock. But please, be courteous and use "no-wake" speed when entering the different coves--there are people swimming and playing at their property in these coves.
Written April 23, 2014
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48mike48
Winchester, Tennessee, United States22 contributions
Friends
I've lived in neighboring Winchester, TN four years and recently retired. I grew up on TVA lakes in East Tennessee so knew pretty much what I was in for in terms of all the recreational aspects of these well-monitored lakes. Sadly, Tim's Ford Lake is under served in terms of full-service lake marina's, but after becoming acclimated to all the possibilities I've settled on Tim's Ford Marina for on-water boat dockage. This facility has all the amenities including cabins, RV camp ground, showers and laundry, restaurant, mini-store, fuel, and huge docking space for houseboats to dinghy's. The staff is friendly and helpful. Live, outdoor entertainment on the restaurant patio on the weekends is a good way to top off a fun day of boating on the lake.
Written April 15, 2014
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Cookie1Mom
Columbia, TN18 contributions
Family
The cabins are so very cute and the view is amazing. Cabins are not fancy by any means but certainly clean, comfortable and well appointed. The satellite TV and Wi-Fi were a pleasant surprise. We enjoyed burgers and fries at the marina restaurant on our first night. We had a wonderful weekend.
Written March 19, 2013
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