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Van Wert, Ohio
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A family stay in one of the cabins operated by the lodge. We had a super time. The cabin was clean and well equipped for our visit. Indeed, even the bulk of the interior was in really nice shape. However, one of the nice features of the cabins are a large screened in porch. The screens in our cabin were...

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We reserved a room for september 16 and 17th 2016 upon hearing about bedbugs we called and were assured there were none. We drove the 2 hours there and still asked to inspect the room first. We were given room 209. It had 2 double beds and a bunk bed. We went to the first bed by the door and...

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Robin M, General Manager at Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

I am terribly sorry to hear that you had an issue during your recent visit to Shawnee. Please know that we take these things seriously and do internal inspections as well as inspections by a professional pest elimination company on a regular basis. I understand that anything found in a guest room by a guest is assumed to be a...

Williamsburg, Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Park has great views but there are some major issues with the lodge. Lodge is very dated and rundown. More importantly we discovered bedbugs in our room around 1AM. We were offered another room but at that point had no faith that other rooms would be any better than the one we were in. We have yet to receive a...

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Robin M, General Manager at Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

I understand your frustration and would like to apologize for your inconvenience during your visit to Shawnee. We strive to provide excellent customer service and accommodations for all of our guest. We would like to assure you that we do routine inspections and to let you know that we take these issues seriously. If I can be of further assistance...

Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you want to get back to nature, relax nod rejuvinate, this is the place to go. The room was very nice, bed was comfortable, roomy bathroom, just no microwave in room, and the small, one cup coffee maker didn't cut it for me and my husband. Coffee n the Restraunt was great though. Food was very good too, and...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We spend several weekends a year at Shawnee. We always get great service and the staff is so friendly. The Lodge is undergoing renovations so if you go , take that into consideration. You might see or hear some construction or not be able to access every part. The outdoor pool is the star of the place! Recently the menu...

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Hillsboro, Ohio
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My wife and i have visited Shawnee over the years but last night was sad the room was leaking water from the out side wall so much the bed and pictures on the wall were wet, yes wet. My wife overheard maintenance men discussing termite problems. This property is in decline, it is in a state of neglect. Shawnee and...

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Chillicothe, Ohio
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We love staying at Shawnee Lodge and this visit was no different. We really enjoyed the outdoor pool - it's great for everyone. The outdoor bar is convenient and fun! Everyone is so helpful and kind. We had appetizers in the dining room, which were average. In the past we have had full meals there and been very happy with...

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Wampum, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The place is nice but, it smells a little musty. It seemed the AC was not totally working in the hall ways. Was warm. I wish they had offered complementary coffee, cold water ect. Did not care for the choices offered in the Restaurant for dinner. I would drive to town more choices.

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Wilmington, Ohio
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Shawnee is a typical State of Ohio Park. The lodge is old and the common areas were very warm but the pools are very nice and the view is outstanding. They also have a tiki hut type bar out by the pool which was fun although it closed at 9 on a Saturday night and was cash only. We stayed...

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Bethel, Ohio
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Canoed with the grandchildren and kayaked too. The people in charge of this was very helpful. (On certain days of the month its free.) This is a very nice place for a family to spend a weekend or so. The pool is wonderful ! A large outside huge pool with a diving board. There is also an inside pool.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center, surrounded by the 63,000 acres of Shawnee Forest, is just two hours from either Columbus or Cincinnati. We offer 50 lodge guestrooms, each with a private balcony, perfect for a quiet and romantic weekend getaway or a fun-filled family reunion. Our 25 two-bedroom cottages each come with a fully equipped kitchen, full bath, living room, dining area and a screened-in porch. The O-Hee-Yuh Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round. Our 18-hole championship golf course is diverse, challenging and exciting for golfers of all skill levels. Other activities you’ll find here include: boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center

Address: 4404B State Route 125, Friendship, OH 45663
Region: United States > Ohio > Friendship
Price Range: $157 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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“We like to get a room facing the woods, it's more relaxing and private.”
 of 5 bubbles ritajmc, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King bed with woods view was perfect! The lodge was pretty empty during the time we were there(Thursday night)”
 of 5 bubbles Wolfe03, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The second floor is the level of the parking lot and the lodge's lobby. Rooms face either the parking lot or the woods.”
 of 5 bubbles GulfTX, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay Away Terrible Condition”
 of 5 bubbles Dan6801, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some cabins involve a trek up/down a hill from the parking lot. Inquire when reserving.”
 of 5 bubbles DJM178, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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