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Kentucky
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257 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the hey-day of the Kentucky State Park system, this was a jewel of the mountains. Now, the lodge is showing its age. I've been in RVs where the bathroom and tub were larger, and the lavatory was separate and across the entry hallway, with a faucet whose handle had to be in a precise position so it would not... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while traveling for business; and took time out of your busy schedule to share your feedback us. We look forward to welcoming you back again, the next time you are in town. More 

Montana
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129 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive from the main highway and Hazard to the resort is not pretty. The road is narrow without a shoulder, twisty and local people will run you down is you try to follow the speed limit. The place is like falling back in time. The original stone construction is quaint. The quiet is fantastic. The hotel seems that it... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about us; we really appreciate you staying with us. Our pool and beach area are seasonally opened Memorial Day – Labor Day. Our wonderful mountains are absolutely gorgeous in the Autumn and Spring, with all the wonderful fall foliage colors and flowering tree blooms in the Spring time. One looking... More 

Hermosa Beach, CA
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this at the last minute for Labor Day weekend. Because the rate was so low, I didn't expect much.... But I was wrong! The room was okay, decent enough, and the rest of the facility was also humble, but my small family loved it! So much to do to keep the little ones occupied: pool (very clean!), lake/beach (w/bathrooms... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our Park. I’m so glad that you were able to enjoy many of our amenities while visiting. And we’re extremely grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and know the... More 

Aurora, IN
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

You want quiet come here. You can hear the butterfly wings flapping !!! Upon arrival signs were posted on entrance doors to lodge that simply read "BEWARE OF BLACK BEARS AND COPPERHEAD SNAKES." Not the welcome we were hoping for. Rooms with best view of the lake and mountains are between the lodge and conference center. No problem with WIFI,... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

I am so honored that you decided to stay at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while you were in Buckhorn. And we’re really grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share your feedback about the park. I really appreciate it and know the team will as well when I share it with them. We look... More 

Corbin
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a week, for a training. I was so impressed by the friendliness of all of the staff. I was ready to leave a raving review, until I realized I had accidentally left my $100 memory foam pillow in my motel room when I checked-out. I immediately called the front desk, when I was just an hour... More 

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United States
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63 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The lodge and cabins are secluded in the middle of the scenic Kentucky hills. Sights and sounds of nature; eagles, deer, and turkey surround you. My room (spacious and clean) was on the bottom floor and still had a great view of the lake (26 miles long). The room was a bit dated, but well insulated from outside noise, and... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our Park. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. I’m so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and visited with many of our staff. I... More 

Covington, Kentucky
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Super time in room 301 at the lodge. Great lake view, spacious room, can;t beat the price, just a few steps to the lobby & restaurant. Nice hiking trail & nice road walks the the putt putt course & marina. I would remind folks, that you are about 30 minutes to the nearest town of Hazard, KY, so make sure... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our Park. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. I am so honored that you choose Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park while you were in... More 

Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

This lodge is absolutely beautiful a family member had a poontoon boat we all were going out in and enjoying our week visit the food was nice a lil standard fare and a lil pricey for the region lake was beautiful the one thing that will keep us from returning is the park manager was drunk cussing trying to get... More 

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Columbia, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

went to Buckhorn this past weekend for family reunion and also to get married ,at the lodge, as always everything was great ,clean cabin and rooms and the staff as always was very nice, and very helpful with the wedding and all ,my family the Childers family and the Johnson Bowling family have been coming here for years and is... More 

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Greta G, Manager at Buckhorn Lake State Resort, responded to this review

Hello Weaver, I can’t begin to tell you how happy it made me to read about your experience at our Park. The team here strives to make each guest experience as close to perfect as humanly possible. When we accomplish that goal we’ve done our job. I am so honored that the Childers and Johnson Families choose Buckhorn Lake State... More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My family has been staying her for reunions every year for many years (30+). The quality has gone down in many ways in the last several years. We just returned from the reunion this weekend, and there were many problems with reservations. When we checked in, we were told that they were expecting the people for one of our reserved... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Buckhorn Lake State Resort is surrounded by rolling, tree-covered hills, the lodge overlooks the beautiful 1,200-acre lake. The lodge has 36 rooms offering full amenities as well as two 2-bedroom cottages and two 3-bedroom cottages. Cottage check out by 10:00am, local time.Open year-round. Rooms are available by late afternoon. Lodge room check-out by 11:00am, local time. A limited number of lodge rooms will be available for pets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buckhorn Lake State Resort

Address: 4441 Ky Highway 1833, Buckhorn, KY 41721-8434
Location: United States > Kentucky > Buckhorn
Price Range: $51 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Buckhorn Lake State Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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