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Falmouth, KY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Shawnee State Park October 2016 during the week. We took advantage of the "savvy sr." discount. Loved our room, king bed on 3rd floor! Everything was clean. The staff was friendly and very helpful with all questions we had. We only stayed one night, but plan on returning again. Would have loved swimming and relaxing in the indoor...

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Uniontown, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay at the Shawnee Lodge in October, and with the comfy rustic decor of the rooms and common areas it has a relaxing feel, and reminds me of the Fontana lodge on the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, only close by in Ohio. When you look out the back of the lodge you feel...

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Cincinnati
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have fun at Shawnee! The cabins have everything we need and the lodge amenities are perfect! Everyone is very friendly and helpful. When in the Portsmouth area, don't stay at a regular hotel! Stay in the park!

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Williamsburg, Ohio
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I was shocked how good the food was! The entrees are large enough to sharen and deserts were awesome. The service was great, large window overlooking beautiful valley. A guitarist played through the evening which enhanced the evening! For the 60 mile drive, it was well worth it

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Galveston County Texas
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Years ago, we lived in Scioto County. We come back for a visit every couple of years and have often talked of spending a night at the Lodge. We took advantage of the seniors rate on a Sunday night. First of all, the park is beautiful, especially with the fall color. The old lodge is well built, well designed with...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Three rooms reserved for weekend of Oct. 1,2016. First room the smell of smoke would knock you down. second room key would not work, third room very strong smell and mold. Trip to desk, new key and new room key for smokey room, this key did not work, maintenance called to reprogram lock. Next room sink would not drain, maintenance...

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

After reading your comments I am very disappointed that you experienced these issues during your visit. These concerns have been addressed with the maintenance and housekeeping staffs as well as our pest elimination company. Unfortunately we are unable to control what a prior guest may bring into our lodge but take this very serious and do routine inspections with our...

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 19 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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3Thank Heather B
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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Golf Course
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 45663-9003
Region: United States > Ohio > Friendship
Price Range: $156 - $250 (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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“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
“Forest view rooms were quiet and had a nice view of the trees”
 of 5 bubbles Z5232CGamandah, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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