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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

The biggest thing I noticed that could have been fixed is the large amount if cobwebs and spider webs. In general, the lodge is nice with great activities and views. Beds were comfortable and room had private balcony. We will be returning. Be sure not to pass it up. There is also an indoor pool and fitness center down the...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay and glad to know you will be returning. Being on the lake and in the woods we do have an ongoing battle with spiders and webs. We do have a person solely dedicated to cobwebing for 2-3 hours daily to try to prevent the spiders and webs....

Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We just spent a couple of days at the Lodge and it was wonderful. We had a great relaxing vacation and the lodge was the perfect place to stay to relax. We stayed in an upper level room near the pool. The high ceiling room was great. Everything was clean and neat. We loved sitting on the balcony and watching...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments in relation to your most recent stay with us. We are glad that you were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery, the dining room, and your lodge room. We look forward to your next visit with us.

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We do love staying in State lodges, and Kentucky sure does a good job. It's such a pretty setting here, and our room turned out very nice. Plus, they are VERY pet friendly here. We booked a 2nd level room as I like the high, wood ceilings...very "lodgey". But, when we got here, there was nothing available for our entire...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about your most recent stay with us. We are glad we were able to get you a 2nd floor room and also able to accomodate your "little golfing buddy". Look forward to your next visit.

Champaign, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Our family and extended family has been coming to the Lake Barkley Lodge for the past 30 years. Every three years, our whole family of about 120 people, congregate to Lake Barkley for the week to enjoy each other's company, share stories, watch wildlife, and laze around for several days! This lodge has been a source of some of our...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your Family Reunion at our Resort. We appreciate you and your family choosing us for your reunion over the past 30 years and look forward to many more. We do have plans for some upgrades later in the year which should only enhance your families next visit. Thank you again.

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This State park is a little "Dated", but WOW they have something for everyone! The rooms were clean and efficient, and the view from the private porch was out of this world. Quiet and peaceful. There is skeet shooting, boat rentals, fishing rod loaners, a sandy beach for every age, clean pool, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, a game room...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay; glad you and your family were able to enjoy all the different ammenities we have to offer. We look forward to your return visit and Thank You again.

Reviewed 30 July 2014

Barkley lodge is a nice rustic lodge near LBL which has no lodging of its own aside from campgrounds. Top level room has nice view complete with a balcony area. Though there's not much to do around the area in the winter through no fault of the park, it was an overall nice stay. You have to remember, it's a...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments; we hope you and your family return to visit us again.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I stayed at Lake Barkley several years ago, it was great to see the update of the rooms bathrooms. They look really nice and I hope you continue to spurce up the rest of the place. I have a few ideas for the rooms that would not be very expensive. I think painting the dark walls to a lighter tan/gray...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your comments on your most recent trip to our lodge. We don't know if the lodge room walls will be painted; the original wood adds to the ambiance. There has been some discussion of going to the all white bed linens and we agree that would help lighten up the room. We are glad you were...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I am in the period of life where my children are visiting colleges. We were planning visits and looking for a place that would provide access to colleges in Bowling Green, KY, Murray, KY and St. Louis, MO. I settled on the Land Between the Lakes. I had heard wonderful things about the area, but had never been there, although...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

We apologize if our accomodations didn't meet you or your families expectations. We do have alot of guests that come for fishing and boating but try to accomodate all guests; we have family reunions that have been coming for generations. We do have an elevator in the building where the dining room is located but you do still have to...

Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 July 2014

You have to go into your vacation with the mindset that you are in a LODGE. This LODGE is over fifty years old. Lots of dark wood and a rustic setting. This is NOT a modern "looking" hotel, but the State has done a good job keeping up with more modern items. I always enjoy my stay at Lake Barkley....

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your most recent stay. We do apologize if the shower heads were a little low and we do have plans to install flat screen tv's in the lodge rooms this fall. When we have to replace a tv we have been replacing with flat screens but hope to have all by...

tennessee
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Wonderful get away on Kentucky Lake. Nice swimming pool and restaurant. We loved the playground close to the resort (we have small children). We had to stay in a smaller set of hotel rooms away from the lodge due to limited availability. The room smelled "moldy" and needed some serious upgrades. The room also seemed overpriced (price was inflated due...

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LakeBarkleyMgmt, Manager at Lake Barkley Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to post your comments regarding your most recent stay. The annex building is called Little River Lodge that you stayed in and it is an older section. It is usually rented out to family reunions or fishing groups and since it hasn't been remodeled the price is half of a regular lodge room. We...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake Barkley State Resort Park has accommodations for every kind of travelers, including the comfortable Barkley Lodge and a large camping site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Barkley Lodge

Address: 3500 State Park Road, Box 790, Cadiz, KY 42211-7090
Region: United States > Kentucky > Cadiz
Price Range: $94 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Barkley Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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“I would choose a cottage over a cabin...unless you prefer darker rooms.”
  • Cottage from the outside
  • Oven needs good cleaning
  • Living room
  • Dining area
mom20032007, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Good rooms; great suites; great cabins; amazing small lodge.”
GWaldrop, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper level is worth the extra $10 although all rooms have a lake view and balcony.”
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  • View of Marina from balcony with room
DebbieC776, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You pay ten dollars more a night...but having a room on the upper level saves you walking up and down stairs constantly with luggage.”
IndianaKris, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be sure to close the blackout drapes at night. The lake has a surprising amount of moving lights which may awaken you during the night.”
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messengrl, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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