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The Retreat at Artesian Lakes

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place with nature all around. The pool is gorgeous but with 100 degree temps the water is warm. Would be a great place to fish but too many turtles. The highlight of our stay has been the alligator that visits our deck every day. This is a great place for R&R because theres not a lot to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is truly one of my most favorite places in Texas!!! This was our third visit to Artesian Lakes and it won't be our last. It was our first time renting a house (Hall House) and we will definitely rent a house again! There were eight members of our family and we were comfortable in this house. The house... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We had a wonderful stay in the Big Easy cabin at Artesian Lakes. The cabin was very clean. Our group consisted of 18 people, including 10 teenagers, and never felt crowded. The cabin was far enough away from other cabins that the noise of having 10 teenagers wasn't a problem for anyone else. For other renters, here are some things... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Lovely break at Artesian lakes even though the weather was atrocious! We stayed in the Willam B Travis lodge, on first impressions it showed signs of wear and tear however we are camping so hey ho. Spacious cabin with 3 Large doubles bedrooms downstairs with 2 en suites and a large loft space with 4 singles. Kitchen with a large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I brought my two kids here (ages 4 and 7) for 2 days in mid May 2016. When we arrived on Saturday there was a charity event going on and the place was completely over-run with people, but by Sunday it was much quieter. You may want to check their event schedule before booking, or ask if there are large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I have been going to this resort all my life. When i was young, we would tent camp here every summer, back when it was allowed. Now my large extended family pitches in and we have stayed in a few of the gorgeous lodges, such as the Big Easy. BEAUTIFUL. And the swim lake is as fun as it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The resort is very good, very calm and peaceful. The cabin we booked overlooked the lake and we could see aligators from our patio. The swimming pool and horse rides are also good. You don't have much eating options other than the one in the resort so plan to pack and take food that you can cook there with you.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stayed in one of the smallest cabins at The Retreat at Artesian Lakes and loved it. A natural lake with cool slides right next to a pool with a cave and water fall makes it the ultimate family fun in the summer. Horse back riding and carriage rides are offered for a fee. Listen to the silence of nature... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We go every year, and it is a wonderful family vacation for us, a time to unwind and be in the beauty of the woods. The rainbow pebble rocks that this area is famous for were mined here for years, are so beautiful and they are everywhere. The walking trails get us out in nature and are very enjoyable. The... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

overall it was a great retreat with the family. there are plenty of activities to keep you busy on a weekend getaway. horseback riding, kayaking, hiking, fishing, disc golf, pool, and much more. the pool and slide into the lake is where i spent most my time soaking up the sun. the onsite grill by the pool surprisingly had pretty... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Retreat at Artesian Lakes (formerly Chain - O - Lakes Resort & Conference Center) is a uniquely designed, nature-focused facility ideal for family vacations, romantic getaways, weddings, group retreats and business conferences.Located on the edge of the Texas Big Thicket National Preserve, about one hour north of Houston, The Retreat at Artesian Lakes offers overnight accommodations in authentic log cabins, log suites, and private log homes. The Retreat at Artesian Lakes is also home to Hilltop Restaurant, a famous East Texas landmark founded by renowned herbalist and cook, Madalene Hill. Hilltop's exquisite cuisine is based on the herbs grown in the adjacent garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Retreat at Artesian Lakes

Address: 235 Chain O Lakes Resort, Cleveland, TX 77327-8698 (Formerly Chain-O-Lakes)
Location: United States > Texas > Cleveland
Price Range: $164 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 46
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Retreat At Artesian Lakes Cleveland
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