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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay, nothing to write home about. Family Style, so the portions are all your party can eat. However, for the food, the price is a little high. Atmosphere is nice, spacious dining areas, tables not crammed up right next to one another, like...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with family for grandmother's 83rd bday. Hour wait (with reservations), Rude server (rolled eyes, since comments when asking for basic things that we needed that should have been provided in the first place- straws, forks, correct drink). I asked to speak to the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Cabin 29 for a 1day/1night stay. This is a cozy cabin with ample space for 2. Lots of towels, pillows, and bedding. The lodge was a great stop for drinks and dinner. Nice trails, pool, and walkable space.

Thank kim d
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Just recently stayed here for a family get together & loved it! The cabins are dated but very clean. The lodge staff & restaurant staff are very accommodating especially the young man who works the front desk. I would stay here again for the pool,...More

Thank Jlively86
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We arrived at the Lodge before the Restaurant was open at 11:30. Some of our party went hiking and I stayed in the Lodge to relax. All you can eat Fried Chicken dinner was the only option for lunch. My husband, son, and our son's...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
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Pool
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$82 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Thomas H
July 14, 2015|
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Response from Babu2773 | Reviewed this property |
I can speak to staying in the historic cabins. The mattresses there are doubles, which means a pretty tight fit if you're used to a queen or above, however, the biggest problem is they are showing their age. Our mattress... More
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Kocickasmom
July 2, 2015|
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Response from TwoEquestrians | Reviewed this property |
There are sidewalks to the cabins, but the parking is not directly in front of the door. I would talk to management and see if some cabins are more accessible than others.
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mrsbsnrn
April 3, 2015|
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Response from Lynne A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a pool. Our cabin was located infront of pool area, but it was Fall and closed. I assume it is operational during summer months
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"Historic cabins have nearby parking and are close to Lodge restaurant."
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"The Lodge is a restaurant, not a hotel."
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"The small cabins for two people are perfect."
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"Don't book the Historic Cabins, only Prairie or Bluff Cabins!"
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