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Santa's Lakeside Cottages

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Comet cabin #9 for two evenings. My family of 5 (all adults) fit comfortably. The cabin was extremely clean and well maintained. It was nice to sit on the outside porch swing by the lake. Unlike other cabins we have rented at other campgrounds, this one had a full size tub and very large bathroom. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of 5 it can sometimes be hard to please all of us, however this place had something hing for all of us! All of my kids (ages from 11 to 3) LOVED our cottage, the lakes, pool, playground, etc. The cottage was clean and well kept. We brought our own linens and it worked perfectly for our... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one place that will meet all of your needs, if you are looking for a place to make memories. Checked in with easy, drove to cabin, opened door and feel in love. You could tell every inch was planned, clean without the Mr. Clean smell. Looked outside to view the one pond (there are 3) and noticed children... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just cool! Nothing fancy but VERY nice, clean, newly updated cabins, and great fun for the family. You are minutes from Holiday World amusement park, and next to a small lake that you can fish. Quaint small town full of shops for Christmas items any time of year and friendly people. Our family of 16 come every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit and we loved it even more then the first time. Will probably make it a yearly event. The people were wonderful and the cabins clean and cozy. Loved sitting out back with a perfect view of the lake. The pool was only a few steps away and the grandkids loved the playground. We enjoyed the... More 

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Maysville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't begin to tell you the amazing time we had on this vacation. This is the second time my family has stayed with Santa's Cottages. Each time the accommodations have been great. The lake is great for early morning and late evening fishing . The pool is great when the day is too hot to do anything else. The... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I needed somewhere to stay when we went to Holiday World for his birthday a couple weeks ago (July 14-15th) and I found this cute place. The owners were incredibly nice and gave us a map of all the things to do in town. The cottages are so adorable and comfortable. Everyone has their own fire pit,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of 5 with 3 young kids and stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage, Silent Night. It was great for our young family. Located on the lake and close to the pool. I was very impressed with how clean and well managed the property was. The owners are very nice and accommodating. I would recommend the place... More 

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Brownsburg IN,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Santa's Lakeside Cottages were clean, comfortable, and fun! The kids enjoyed feeding the fish in the stocked pond. A huge turtle lives under the deck. Mom enjoyed the cottage more than Holiday World. Excellent service, amenities, and location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wonderful! The staff was very friendly and helpful with recommendations for the area. There are playgrounds for the kids and a beautiful lake for fishing. There are also many great photo opportunities with Santa statues throughout Elf park. The cottages are very clean and festive. Also great if you like to grill out. I only wish we... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming lakefront cottages on 2.6 acre lake in Santa Claus Indiana. The whole family can comfortably spend a great vacation enjoying the area attractions of Holiday World and Splashin Safari, Lincoln State Park and Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, golfing at Christmas Lake Golf Course, or enjoying the beauty of rural southern Indiana. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa's Lakeside Cottages

Address: 1405 W Christmas Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-6028
Location: United States > Indiana > Santa Claus
Price Range: $99 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Santa`s Lakeside Cottages Hotel Santa Claus
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