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Big Bear Resort

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Overview
30 Big Bear Resort Rd, Benton, KY 42025-5814 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The accommodations at this resort are nice. They do allow pets in some of their cabins. Prices are good and it is on the lake. They do have a marina and boat docks available. There is not an actual beach per say but there is...More

Thank CYNTHIA B
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed here and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff is so nice and helpful we plan on coming back many more times. Rented a pontoon boat for a day and it was great!! Highly recommend for a nice...More

Thank jmnape
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This is the second year we stayed St a Big a bear and we enjoyed both stays. We rented the log cabin this year. They allowed a small pet. Our family sincerely enjoyed our vacation. The biggest decision each day: pool or beach. Plenty of...More

Thank intnltrvlr
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This resort is clean, friendly, quiet and family oriented. They have rental slips covered/uncovered, a small grocery, gift shop and gas. We stayed in the 3 BR townhouses that have a nice view of the lake. The housekeepers are polite and friendly and visit daily...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed February 1, 2018

The following are my notes on our experience at Big Bear Resorts and RV Campround: This is a great location. But, I have never been so disrespected as a paying full season customer. There is absolutely no effort to be sure Big Bear customers are...More

Thank John M
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Have a BIG time at Big Bear Resort on beautiful Kentucky Lake! Welcome to historic Big Bear Resort in wonderful western Kentucky. Join fishermen and families from the past 65 years that have found their ...More way to one of the biggest man-made lakes in the world. We'll put you in the middle of all the wonderful ways you can make your vacation, fishing trip, or family reunion a memory you'll look back on for a lifetime. Many have discovered the wonder of Big Bear Resort on Kentucky Lake since 1948 when Big Bear became one of the first resorts on this majestic man-made lake. Rick Meier and Janet Caldemeyer, the third generation of gracious hosts at Big Bear, carry on the family tradition of welcoming friends and fishermen to this very special spot for fun and relaxation. We're glad you're here! We hope you stay awhile! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free Internet
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
24
Price range
$65 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Big Bear Hotel Benton
Location
United States > Kentucky > Benton
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
24
Price range
$65 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Big Bear Hotel Benton
Location
United States > Kentucky > Benton
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Traveler (21)
Pool & Beach (9)
Room & Suite (4)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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Misty P
April 9, 2015|
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Response from caldemeyer | Property representative |
Misty: So sorry for the delay in response. Somehow this message got buried in our inbox. Let me get with our staff and get you an answer as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and our apologies for the... More
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"Stay away from Big Bear. The owner only want your money and don't care about servicing their customers."
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"Stay away from Big Bear. Management is horrible. They don't care at all about the paying customer. This..."
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"Marina Townhouses are an excellent choice easy access to the boat docks & store."
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"Marina store, boat slips, marina is close to accommodations, noise has never been a problem"
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