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Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort
Reviewed August 26, 2012

Took our family vacation here to Lake Rudophl and Holiday World again this summer stayed for a week. We love this campground it is very nice and clean. I hope you always have spaces for the people that tow their RV in it seems like you are getting more and more rental cabins and rental RV's. Please leave the campground alone for us that tow our own RV's in to camp.

As I said we love this place and will be back every year for vacation.

We stayed here in a 28' Travel Trailer

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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LakeRudolph, Public Relations Manager at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2012

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Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

Way more fun than we ever expected was participating in the Glow Cart parade. Rented a King size RV. Plenty of room and lots of comfort. Easy and polite staff. Very professional. Come prepared to be a kid while you are here. Shuttles make transport easy. Golf cart rental is a little pricey but makes getting around fun and convenient. Must be a lot of behind the scenes hard work because everything felt effortless and relaxed. Lots of activities. Nice pool. Laundry was also a convenient feature. Many families make this their yearly vacation.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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LakeRudolph, Public Relations Manager at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2012

Thanks for reviewing your stay! Glad you had fun at the Golf Car Glow parade.

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed in the family cabins for 2 nights in August. Our group consisted of 4 adults and 2 children just under 2. The cabins are quite a bit smaller than what we had envisioned. There cabin was not a mess by any means, but it appeared as though it hadn't been cleaned for a while. The loft in the cabin has about a 3 foot clearance and has a steep drop down the steps so there was not any way of having young children up there. The price for these cabins was $200/night so I guess we expected a little cleaner, more spacious place to stay.

The shuttle to/from Holiday world was nice. Be sure to be prepared to wait a while for the early morning shuttles. We got on the 2nd shuttle that came after waiting about 30 - 40 minutes. It sounded like they had one shuttle running for all 4 stops on a Saturday when the park opened.

Overall the experience was suitable for our needs and there were no major issues except for the "golf cart parade" that consisted of about 20 golf carts driving all throughout the campground from about 9pm - 11pm. The golf carts seemed to consist of mostly children or adults acting like children screaming at the top of their lungs over and over again. We had small children trying to sleep, but was very difficult for them with all of the noise until 11pm. We will probably not stay at this campground again due to the noise late into the night.

Room Tip: bring ear plugs, look at pictures of cabins but realize they are much smaller than they look
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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Went to stay for the third time in three years and was still very pleased with the camp ground . We stayed at the new Christmas Cabins which were fun and big enough to sleep eight . The porch was gigantic and it has gas grills which are on timers . The campground had activities planned every night be it a movie , or golf cart parade. Also,they added some water jets to the pool and are constantly improving the grounds. Location cannot be beat for going to Splashin Safari . My only suggestion is that they add some hook locks on the master bedroom doors. They are sliding doors which do not lock so if you are staying with another family or are married with children there aren't many privacy options. Same issues go for the bathroom.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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LakeRudolph, Public Relations Manager at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2012

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed August 11, 2012

This was our first tent camping in ten years, maybe all of them are dirty. When we arrived the sights were poorly marked. Th campers next to us were half way onto our site. I can't blame them, there are no markings to indicate where the edge of each site is located. This placed us into the site next to us which put the staff into a tizzy. They could never tell me exactly where the boundary for our lot was, each bozo from the rent a cop patrol pointed to a different line for the edge of our camp site. Since I could never get a straight answer on where to move my tent, I just left it. This earned me dirty looks and security loudly talking about me where they were sure I would be able to hear.

The sites were also small and covered in litter. The street we were on was super busy. I thought it would never get quiet each night.

The good thing was it was very close to the theme park.

  • Stayed: August 2012
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LakeRudolph, Public Relations Manager at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2012

Hello -

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us at Lake Rudolph. I'm sorry that you encountered difficulties with site location and staff members.

I apologize that our staff members were rude to you; that is unacceptable. I will pass your comments onto our management staff. If you have any questions or anything else to add about your stay, please email me at laura@lakerudolph.com.

Thank you,

Laura Barker, PR Coordinator
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

my family and i just got back sunday ,We enjoyed are stay there very much ,We rented a king rv ,with 4 adults and 3 children it was quite pleasant ,the crew were very helpful and friendly Hats off to the shuttle drivers ! bath and shower houses were clean ,seems like i saw someone picking up in there all the time .my grandchildren got a kick out of the golfcart parades (marco-polo) thank you lake rudolph

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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LakeRudolph, Public Relations Manager at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2012

Thanks for your review! We're glad that you had a nice stay.

Thank you,

Laura Barker, PR Coordinator
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

This is our 2nd stay at Lake Rudolph Campground RV Resort-
This time we stayed in the family cabin 218 We couldn't have been happier with the quality and the completeness of the amenities in the cabin-we were 4 large adults and two large teen age boys and we did well -the a/c worked very well and the ceiling fans really are quiet and very useful in moving the air-Again we can't say enough great things about the great place to stay-EVERYONE is so great,friendly,helpful

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  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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LakeRudolph, Public Relations Manager at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2012

We're happy that you had a great time!

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Additional Information about Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort

Address: 78 N Holiday Blvd, Santa Claus, IN 47579-8500
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Location: United States > Indiana > Santa Claus
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Santa Claus
Price Range: $161 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 516
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Escape to the great outdoors by staying at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus, Indiana. Voted one of the top ten favorite parks in North America and a two-time National RV Park of the Year, Lake Rudolph is the closest lodging and camping to Holiday World Theme Park & Splashin' Safari Water Park. Multiple family lodging options include nearly 290 Vacation Rentals (Cabins, Cottages & Rental RVs), and nearly 230 full hookup RV Sites and Tent Sites, including over 100 paved sites. Family fun amenities including Santa's SplashDown WaterPark, the giant Blitzen Bay swimming pool, playgrounds, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, fishing, paddleboats, kayaks, gem mining, mini golf, game room, camp store, Blitzen Kitchen Ice Cream & Pizza, family activities, and much more. Lake Rudolph is the perfect solution for your getaway! ... more   less 
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