Overall, we liked this place very much. We (significant other and two teenagers) stayed in a roomy 2 bedroom cabin (Springtime Melody). We would have preferred a cabin with a view of Lake Clear, but at least we were able to enjoy the Lake with the use of the complimentary kayaks and canoes.
I must mention that the Lodge seems to suffer from a split personality. On the one hand, the cabins and grounds appear to be geared for families, while the dining room seems targeted toward a more upscale market. In fact, the kids declined our invitation for a second meal in the restaurant. Although the restaurant was a very nice experience, the limited menu and enhanced price seemed incongruous with the "lodge style" setting of the hotel.
The Lodge is family run and they tend to overplay this card. I'm on vacation and I want to relax, not listen to the difficult plight of the owners.
(or the chipper all afternoon long, for that matter). Kathy runs the kitchen while Ernest does what needs to be done. Unfortunately, Ernest reminds me all too much of Basil Fawlty. Perhaps its time for vacation for the owners as they clearly need one.
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- Also Known As:
- Hohmeyer`s Lodge At Lake Clear/Sunset Lakeview Guesthouses Hotel Lake Clear