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.

Carter Caves State Resort

Save
Traveller (73)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (2)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful park”(9 reviews)
“welcome center”(7 reviews)
“camp ground”(5 reviews)
View all reviews
What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Private Balcony
Kitchenette
2 Star Hotel
View all hotel information
Location and contact
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Jul. 29Jul. 30
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$67.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Olive Hill hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","ATTRACTIONS_CHECKOUT_SUPPRESS_INSECURE_SIGN_IN","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "ee4a37dab1ad44d8bcffd4a2e0f4c2b1", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":488832,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[54087364],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":67,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"ee4a37dab1ad44d8bcffd4a2e0f4c2b1","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":67,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":67,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"hotelName":"Carter Caves State Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImVlNGEzN2RhYjFhZDQ0ZDhiY2ZmZDRhMmUwZjRjMmIxIiwiQUlLIjoiNjg2ZmIzNjEzY2Q1NGJlMWFjYWI4ZWZjZDQzZmJiNmMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/07/2018", "checkOut": "30/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$67", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54087364":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (130)
Filter reviews
130 results
Traveller rating
55
43
17
9
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
55
43
17
9
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbeautiful parkwelcome centercamp groundhiking trailsgem mininggrowing upbalcony overlookinglodge restaurantputt putt golfthe cottagesgreat weekendnatural bridgecampgroundpioneerfireplaceroomy
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 130 reviews
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Experience was outstanding. Lots of fun with kids. Camp ground was fun, hiking paths are clear and clean, caves were great for any experience. Place is gorges. Hope to be back again. FYI there is no stores that are close so bring everything you need.

Thank lrm456
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you for your post and most of all for your visit. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed May 20, 2018

We have been camping here for the past 8 years and I would have rated 5 star because we love everything about the park however the past 3 years were water problems, this year being the worst. NO water at times and then when there...More

Thank Susan C
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded May 21, 2018

Sorry we did not live up to your expectations. Yes the water issue is a problem. It was in regards to filling the pool and we will look at alternatives on filling the pool in the future. Maybe do it during the night when the...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018

they turn off the water at the campground almost every day ....DONT stray here it will just get your blood pressure up. they say I dont know a lot and the rangers make false promises...it will be back on by 4.......never again this trip has...More

2  Thank James K
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded May 13, 2018

We do not turn the water off in the campground. When we are preparing the pool to open yes we do have low water pressure in the campground. Unfortunately that is an issue we have with our infrastructure. We apologize for that. However that is...More

Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved Carter Caves state park. The lodge was beautiful, beds are comfy, and trails surrounding were very well marked. In short , great place to stay, just bring your own food. My complaint was the restaurant and front desk staff. Staff were uninformed...More

Thank cabLouisville_KY
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in one of the cabins with another couple and kids over spring break. Very inexpensive, fun trip for all ages. Even the gift shop was reasonably priced! —We plan to go back in the summer to explore more trails and caves. Loved it!!!

Thank Anica C
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you for your post! Most of all THANKS for choosing Carter Caves. We look forward to seeing you again!

View more reviews
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Golf Course
Tennis Court
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$117 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (73)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Colleen B
May 31, 2018|
Answer
Response from Chris P | Property representative |
I don't have a problem with a tent using an electric site as long as you realize you pay the regular price and not primitive prices.
0
Votes
Jessica T
December 21, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Chris P | Property representative |
We do not have an indoor pool. The only parks in the park system that does are lake Cumberland and Lake Barkley.
0
Votes
Debbie G
June 17, 2017|
Answer
Response from Chris P | Property representative |
We have rooms and a cottage classified as handicap accessible. However, they do not have the roll in showers.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Some rooms are pet-friendly."
Read review
"Get a top floor room"
Read review
"For a better view, try to choose a room upstairs.. the view from the balcony is gorgeous in the Autumn..."
Read review
"rooms on the second floor should be quiet"
Read review
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