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Shelburne, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed at the lodge in mid-October. Overall our stay was pleasant. The pluses of staying at the lodge have mainly to do with the beautiful outdoor setting. We took advantage of the hiking trails through the forest, as well as the paved path along the lake. The fall colors were just starting to show. If we'd been there a...

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Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We've been coming to Lake Barkley for more than 15 years and it can't be beat for a family vacation spot. It's set right on the lake; a marina is next door, you can fish from the dock, and there's a game room, small nature center and restaurant on site. It's best in the summer when the large outdoor pool...

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife and I were just recently out there and we found the blowing cold air into it. The outside temperature was at that time in the 60's so checked the thermostat and switched it to heat setting but it would not work. I called the front desk for help they said they'll have someone work on it and the...

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We rented a 2 bedroom cabin at Lake Barkley State Park last weekend. The cabin was adequate in space and we'll stocked. It was very basic, but comfortable. However, it was not very clean. The floor seemed OK, but it was obvious that someone had napped on one of the beds and the bed had not been changed. The kitchen...

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Madisonville, Kentucky
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A stay at the lodge brings back memories of when I grew up in the area. Great view of lake from balcony. Clerk checking me even looked at available rooms to give me the best view. I really enjoyed my stay....quaint, quiet, and relaxing

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We only stayed for a night, and didn't get to experience any amenities beyond our room. So with that in mind... If you enjoy dank, musty rooms, with moldy bathtub grout, spider infested balconies, and wood paneling so dark it sucks in light like a hospitality-sized black hole, then this is your #1 vacation destination! Our room had that "Cabin...

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Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The setting at the Lake Barkley Lodge is spectacular. Unfortunately, the state of Kentucky does not provide enough funds to properly maintain the property. For example, the carpet in our room was very dirty upon check-in. We asked the maid to vacuum it. She didn't have a vacuum cleaner on her cart and she went to get one. While vacuuming,...

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Collinsville, IL
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It is a beautiful old lodge that has seen it's day and needs tlc. The views are great. The staff was pleasant to us and always very friendly. Did I say the views are great. Our hvac did not work when we checked in, they told us someone would come by sometime tonight. At 10 pm he came and worked...

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2Thank Mark1Rob
Indiana
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Lake Barkley Lodge is part of the Lake Barkley (Kentucky) State Park and is a quiet place to get away and relax. The lodge, guest rooms, and pool area all have beautiful views of the lake and also of the "Land between the Lakes" region, which is a protected national recreation area. The rooms are basic, but clean and...

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Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I experienced very poor customer service at the Lake Barkley Marina. My spouse and I had a pontoon boat reserved for the morning of AUG 3. When approaching the counter to check in, the young lady designated to help customers rudely cut my husband off when he was speaking to check in. When he asked her a question she would...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $95 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lake Barkley Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Barkley Lodge
Barkley Hotel Cadiz
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“Good rooms; great suites; great cabins; amazing small lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles 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 lake from balcony with room
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles messengrl, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor (the 200s and 400s) have more light and lovely views of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 603janets, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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