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 Center Hill Lake

The Retreat at Center Hill Lake is situated on 139 acres of US Army Corps Land, ten minutes east of Smithville, Tennessee. Conveniently located just six miles off the I-40, the Retreat boasts sweeping vistas of Center Hill Lake, one of Tennessee’s most beautiful lakes. What to Expect: The Retreat has numerous accommodations spread out across the hill stretching down to the lake. Each accommodation is self-contained and linen is freshly made up prior to your arrival. Each accommodation has a refrigerator and cooking facilities to enable guests to prepare meals in their own room. Some food items are available for purchase in the office, and the nearest grocery store is a short drive away. Catering is available for large groups but must be booked in advance. The Retreat at Center Hill Lake does not provide daily room service, but our friendly staff will be happy to meet any needs you may have. The Retreat is an alcohol, tobacco and drug free campus.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Banquet Room
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Show more
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Lake View
Full view
Getting there
Nashville Metropolitan Airport86 km
See all nearby hotels
Nearby restaurants
See all nearby restaurants
Nearby attractions
See all nearby attractions
Reviews (37)
There are newer reviews for The Retreat At Center Hill Lake
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lodge rooms boat ramp family reunion beautiful lake the staff was super friendly stayed here center hill rockers property holly lodging kitchenette furnishings wifi
Updating list...
26 - 30 of 37 reviews
Reviewed August 15, 2017

If you are looking for a place to relax, this is it. The rooms are clean, the facility is nice, WiFi worked great, and there is easy access to boat dock. Be ready to climb some stairs, but the view of the lake makes it...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank writingden
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

My family of 6 had a great time at The Retreat. We had everything we needed in our 2 bedroom cabin, even a washer/dryer! and the staff was very nice and accommodating. It was very hilly but thankfully they let us use their golf cart...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Stacie F
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We had the best time at Center Hill Lake! It's so nice to be so close to the water and have access to a great boat dock with plentiful slips! The kitchen was well stocked with cooking needs. We brought our ice cream maker and...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank vacationplanmom
Reviewed August 10, 2017

5 friends and I stayed here for Wakefest a few weeks ago. We had 3 rooms. Each of our rooms were clean and quiet. Every room has a full sized refrigerator, , WIFI, stove, microwave, and toaster. Dishes were provided as well. We were there...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Rachelynn30
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Until now, the last time we stayed here was a couple years back before ownership changed hands. The location was, and still is, amazing. What has changed, though, is the staff's friendliness, the cleanliness, and the general updating that's done/being done to the property. The...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank DC84dc84
Response from Elizabeth T, Public Relations Manager at The Retreat At Center Hill LakeResponded July 29, 2017

Thank you for the review! We are so glad you came back and are seeing the changes. We hope to see you again soon!

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 7, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jamie C | Property representative |
We are a non-profit organization that runs this retreat center with Christ-centered values. All are welcome to rent our facilities, whether an individual looking for a weekend getaway or a group looking to host a retreat... More
Room Tips
"Make sure to get room facing the lake. So beautiful."
Oct. 1, 2018
Read review
"Parental controls were set on my TV by last guest. All I could watch was Nascar. Not a fan!"
Aug. 27, 2018
Read review
"We enjoyed the porch of our 2nd floor lakefront room."
Aug. 17, 2018
Read review
"add more soap"
Jul. 16, 2018
Read review
Show More 
US$140 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Lakeside Resort
United StatesTennesseeSmithville
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