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Santa's Lodge

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Everyday is a Holiday when you stay at Santa’s Lodge. You’ll be welcomed at Santa’s Lodge with a vaulted lobby soaring 37 feet into the Southern Indiana skyline. The hand-hewn timbers are actually from the barn that stood on this same site in 1883. The beautiful cedar and oak wood creates a natural setting for our antique Christmas decorations including our Canadian horse-drawn sleigh! Our year-round Christmas décor and lodge setting will surround you with a sense of warmth and pleasure through our 170 guestrooms and suites.Located about a half mile away, we are the closest hotel to Holiday World and Splashin' Safari, home to three world class roller coasters and the number 2 water park in the world! We have a putt-putt mini golf course and arcade right across the street at Frosty's Fun Center. Our shelter house is located right next to the playground for a great picnic opportunity. Take time in the morning to relax on our deck overlooking the lake while eating breakfast from St. Nick's Restaurant.Our Family suites allow the parents to have a little privacy while vacationing with the kids in addition to giving you a little leg room to relax and spend quality time together.
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Heated pool
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Santa Claus, Indiana sounded intriguing, but it's basically just a place for Christmas ornaments shopping and an amusement park for kids. This hotel has little appeal, other than a Santa's sleigh in the lobby. The staff was very hard to find and backed up. The restaurant
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Response from SantasGM, General Manager at Santa's Lodge
Responded Oct 31, 2018
Dear Trip Advisor Reviewer, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry to hear you experienced issues with our staff while visiting. We appreciate your feedback regarding your visit so we can work on improving. Sincerely, Management
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Walking into the lodge the Main room was nice and that was where it ended. We were pleasantly told no rooms were available but, was told there were other places in town. We decided not to stay in town - We did how every have Dinner there. Food Was Cold and over cooked on the
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Best place near Holiday World, but there aren’t many good spots to stay within 15-20 minutes of one of our favorite theme parks. We needed a clean blanket and they brought a comforter bc they were out of blankets. The room was mostly clean, but could use some detail work. Title
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Response from SantasGM, General Manager at Santa's Lodge
Responded Aug 28, 2018
Dear Trip Advisor Reviewer, Thank you for your review and feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to give information on your stay and hope to have you back some time in the future! Sincerely, Management
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We just came recently came back from Santa Claus where we booked a 5 night vacation. We ended up leaving after 3 nights as we ran out of things to do. The lodge itself is fine, very clean, very friendly staff. The restaurant leaves much to be desired. $9.99 per person
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Response from SantasGM, General Manager at Santa's Lodge
Responded Aug 18, 2018
Dear Trip Advisor Reviewer, Thank you for your review and feedback! We appreciate you taking the time to give details about your stay, and also for listing your concerns so we can work on improving! We hope to have you back in the future! Sincerely, Management
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There is not much to choose from when you are staying near the park, so they kind of have you. Hotel shows wear and is just basic at best. Probably the best thing about it was plenty of towels. If I had to do over, I would drive back to a chain hotel near the interstate.
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Response from SantasGM, General Manager at Santa's Lodge
Responded Aug 10, 2018
Dear Trip Advisor Reviewer, Thank you for your review and feedback. We apologize about the issue with our WiFi you experienced while here due to the power outage. We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback so we can work on improving! Sincerely, Management
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Our Kitchenette area stocked with snacks
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Jacuzzi tub in a family suite
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A comfortable double room
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Jacuzzi Tub
Maybe we need to call The local inspectors in to do an investigation!!
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Hello! Feel free to visit Holiday World and Splashin' Safari's website to view the age guides for travelers! There will definitely be some activities she could take part in, but that will give you a little more guidance on this. Thanks!
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What is the cancellation policy?
72 hours for a full refund.
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Is this for Santa's Lodge you just need your clothes. For Holiday World bring towels and swimsuits. Good shoes and lots of energy. I don't believe you can bring food in to the park.
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Do you have to be 21 to book a room?
No, you must be 18 to book a room! Thanks for checking!
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Hello! Yes, we have availability! Give us a call at 812-937-1902 to discuss room options that would suit your needs, or visit our website and click on "make a reservation" to see what the rates would be for each room type. Our restaurant will be open for breakfast at that time too, serving a breakfast buffet. The price for adults is $9.95 and for children ages 5-11 is $5.95, ages 4 and under eat free. Thanks!
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"first floor is great for hearing all the people in the room above you"
"get close to the office. there could be a lot of walking depending on where your room is"
"If you like a very firm bed then go for a King. The queen beds are pillow top."
"Rooms are very small, old and outdated. The beds are not comfortable."
"Try to stay on ground floor away from parking area because people like to eep their horbs when they lock their cars"
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PRICE RANGE
$89 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesIndianaSanta Claus
NUMBER OF ROOMS
170
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