We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Retreat at Artesian Lakes

Traveller (115)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (9)
Overview
235 Chain O Lakes Resort, Cleveland, TX 77327-8698 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
2 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (128)
Filter reviews
128 results
Traveller rating
73
23
13
10
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
73
23
13
10
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews get away swim lake horseback riding carriage ride porch swing hilltop restaurant family vacation seafood buffet bring your own cooking utensils friday night great place for families quiche highly recommend this place caught fish salad bar planning process
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 128 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place for a family reunion or a small retreat that I just attended. The meeting room was large enough to fit our group of 40 people adequately with room to spare. The staff was friendly and informative. We met on a Friday...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Gorezo
Reviewed 7 August 2018

First of all...this is just an hour East of Houston and when you arrive, you really do feel like you are in the middle of no where. It's a simple destination making a huge impact! The customer service off the bat is amazing. While there...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank L7347KNandread
Reviewed 31 July 2018

So close to Houston yet a world away. This place is not for the indoor-type people. It is very much a nature retreat and a beautiful one at that. I have been in the winter for romantic outing and summer for family vacation. Had a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jfpuccio
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We arrived at dark to an unlit house, once inside there were several lights burned out on the porch, dirty floors, a dishwasher full of dirty dishes, an ice maker full of mold, and porch furniture that needed to be wiped down. The logs on...More

Date of stay: February 2018
10  Thank carrielteague
Reviewed 6 February 2018

a beautiful place to ride!!! it was so peaceful and the lakes so pretty. the grounds are kept up and the trails were more like just walking in nature than actual trails. Our guide Kip was awesome helping us on and off the the tall...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Rhonda R
View more reviews
About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
46
Price range
USD 170 - USD 600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Chain-O-Lakes
Also Known As
The Retreat At Artesian Lakes Hotel Cleveland
,
Retreat At Artesian Lakes Cleveland
,
Chain o Lakes Cleveland
Location
United States > Texas > Cleveland
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
46
Price range
USD 170 - USD 600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Chain-O-Lakes
Also Known As
The Retreat At Artesian Lakes Hotel Cleveland
,
Retreat At Artesian Lakes Cleveland
,
Chain o Lakes Cleveland
Location
United States > Texas > Cleveland
Photos
Traveller (115)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express Cleveland
61 reviews
28.30 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Cleveland TX
132 reviews
28.41 km away
Best Western Cleveland Inn & Suites
169 reviews
28.63 km away
Motel 6 Cleveland
21 reviews
28.66 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 46 nearby restaurants
Hughes Catfish Inn
25 reviews
20.14 km away
Ranch Hand Cafe
156 reviews
23.00 km away
El Taquito Mexican Restaurant
9 reviews
17.81 km away
Simply Country
31 reviews
22.65 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Wolf Creek Park
50 reviews
39.41 km away
Big Thicket National Preserve
79 reviews
43.31 km away
Lake Houston Wilderness Park
51 reviews
45.89 km away
Double Lake Recreation Area
15 reviews
33.85 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ladycairn
7 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helena S |
I am very sorry but we discontinued all types of camping 10 years ago. The two RVs your sister saw belong to the owners...and will be moved later this year. Please contact us at 832 397-4008 for information about nearby RV... More
2
Votes
Tour807982
13 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from artesianlakes | Property representative |
Our reservations number is (832) 397-4008. If you are interested in more information, we invite you to visit our website, which offers descriptions of the place and each individual accommodation with lots of photographs... More
0
Votes
Rachelae77
3 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CAROL S | Reviewed this property |
I am currently vacationing here again for the fourth time. I am answering your question from my cabin using the Wifi and the connection is good. I am told all cabins have Wifi, but if this is a show stopper for your trip you... More
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Parking for three cars."
carrielteague
25 Feb. 2018
Read review
"We stayed in the Lorenzo De Zavala Cabin and enjoyed the location."
10StevenB
2 Nov. 2017
Read review
"I think all of them would be great depending on the size you need. The bigger houses look absolutely..."
LauraC930
2 Aug. 2017
Read review
"Insist on an on site tour of whatever cabin you will be renting. INSIST."
robertsU4364QZ
16 Apr. 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing