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Rough River Dam Lodge

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here about every other week. They have really good food. The servers/staff are always hospitable and friendly. The Atmosphere is very pleasant and the decor is nice. They have a full service bar and excellent margaritas. They have added a deck area with umbrella tables that will be wonderful when the heat is over. I highly recommend.

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Thank Vickie P
Dunnellon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch at the restaurant at Rough River Dam Lodge. The food was served buffet style. There was a large selection of food and it was hot and fresh. The food was wonderful it tasted just like food my grandmother made.

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Thank Teresa A
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This state park is quiet and the views around the lake are pretty. The cottages have plenty of space for lounging inside on rainy or very hot days. The screened porch areas were wonderful in the early morning and late evening.

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Thank Jennyjourneys
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Stayed in one of the cabins here, and it was great for what we wanted. Nice and quiet, comfortable cabins with plenty of outdoor activities nearby. The beds were larger than I thought they'd be, and came two to a room, which was perfect for our family getaway. The staff was among the most friendly and helpful I've run across-... More 

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Thank 82crew
Danville, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We intentionally went out of our way to go to Rough River Dam on our way home from a family visit. We are trying to visit each of the state's resorts. As have many of the state's recreational facilities, Rough River has suffered from many years of poor maintenance and lack of funding. The registration area is decent but dated.... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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Thank Michael B
LOUISVILLE, KY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

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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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 

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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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Thank Shela H
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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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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1 Thank GMan438
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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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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
Price Range: $61 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rough River Dam Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Rough River Dam State Resort Park Hotel Falls Of Rough
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