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Rough River Dam Lodge

450 Lodge Rd, Falls of Rough, KY 40119-6100
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Los Angeles
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84 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay over the July 4th weekend. Despite it being July 4th weekend, the grounds stayed quiet and enjoyable the entire weekend. The restaurant in the lodge provides a good option for all meals, and if you want groceries - there's an IGA and Wal-Mart supercenter about twenty miles away in Leitchfield Park. The park is really tucked... More 

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LOUISVILLE, KY
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one problem after another here and would have been much better off if we'd stayed in a nearby hotel. We call and book our room over the phone. The lady that took our reservation, Betty, was very polite. They had two bedroom cabins with one or two bathrooms available. We ask the difference and she said other than... More 

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Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To TravelMoms2: I regret that you were disappointed in your stay with us. Since I was personally involved with your situation, I regret that I did handle you completely myself. When you called to complain about the mouse situation, we immediately moved you to another cottage and we made your first night Free. Normally we would have come and inspected... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Well let's just say that the State of Kentucky is way too beautiful to have this place represent it.This joint really looks like it is stuck back in the day like it was a sleazy skanky motel.Now the cabins are not half bad but the rooms at the lodge,that just got to go.My opinion is that if it was not... More 

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Thank Travis S
Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To Travis S: I appreciate you taking the time to review our Park. I see that you stayed with us in July of last year. We are constantly working to upgrade our property and I hope that you can come to visit us again soon. In the past year, we have put all new bedding in our rooms and added... More 

Caneyville
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We have ate here when they would have wild game night. They would be supper busy and the service and food would be good. Tonight was just a regular (I guess slow night for them) night. The waitress informed us they were short staffed. There were only 5 tables seated. There was a party of 5 at our table. We... More 

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Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To Shela H: I thank you for letting me know of your recent dining experience at Rough River Dam State Resort Park. I do apologize that your visit to Grayson's Landing Restaurant was not a good one. I monitor all guest responses from a number of sources and I and my staff take them very seriously. Our restaurant is a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I do stay here several times a year as there's really no other choices in the immediate area. It is always clean and breakfasts are really good. Never had lunch or dinner there. Microwaves and small refrigerators would be much appreciated for the rooms. It's uncommon to book rooms these days without this conveniences. I've been there enough to know... More 

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Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To Randy G: I very much appreciate your comments and your suggestions. The lack of certain guest amenities at Rough River as compared to other hotels and resorts is a concern for us. You are very correct in noting them. While we do have a fine restaurant, giving our guests the ability to make a snack, like popcorn, is something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I flew up for the afternoon. The airstrip was in good condition (3200 ft paved, and lit). It was right next to the lodge and most of the attractions. Everyone was very friendly. The grounds were dated, but very well kept. It was quiet and very peaceful. Mini golf was very inexpensive and fun. The restaurant obviously... More 

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Princeton, Kentucky
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82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Accommodations are basic, but view is worth a lot more! We loved being able to see a sky full of stars from our deck with very little light pollution. Nature sounds were gentle and beautiful. We slept well here, and will probably return within the year. The wifi service earns my compliments after having stayed in a similarly remote state... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Park was beautiful. However, the lodge itself was difficult to find even with a GPS. Staff was friendly. Rooms satisfactory but needed updating. Loved the balcony overlooking the water and park. Meals/ buffet was excellent and open for breakfast lunch and dinner.

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Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To Carla B.: Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at Rough River. I understand your observation that the rooms are somewhat dated. That being said, we do the best we can to make sure our guests get clean and comfortable rooms. We have spent the last few seasons working on our cottages and hopefully we... More 

Cookson, Oklahoma
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

This could be a 5 star review, if we had been able to sleep. Beautiful views and lake. Plenty of outdoor activities available. The lodge restaurant had excellent food. The beds were very comfy. Housekeeping staff very nice. But the doors actually slam shut and apparently those there for a fishing tournament had to go in and out of their... More 

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Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To mhorn490: We appreciate your comments on our Park. I am terribly sorry that our staff interrupted your rest with early morning work. We have re-emphasized the importance of consideration to our Grounds Staff. 8:00am is way too early for that sort of ruckus. Your suggestions on the doors were appreciated and will be acted upon. We hope that you... More 

Teresina, Brazil
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for a flyin and recommend. the site is a state park and the installations are simple and rustic as it should be. the place is well maintained, very polite staff and the rooms are very confortable. Good price and food.

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Michael R, Manager at Rough River Dam Lodge, responded to this review

To Fernando M.: We very much appreciate you taking the time to comment on our Park. I hope that you enjoyed the Fly-in. As you know, the airfield is quite popular. We hope that you make it back to see us again in the future. It would be an honor to host you. Michael Ricks, Park Manager. More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rough River Dam Lodge

Address: 450 Lodge Rd, Falls of Rough, KY 40119-6100
Location: United States > Kentucky > Falls of Rough
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Rough River Dam State Resort Park Hotel Falls Of Rough
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