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DeSoto State Park Lodge & Cabins

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Gulfport, Mississippi
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been to Desoto State park before, but had not stayed in their cabins. I stayed in their log cabin and was very happy with the cabin itself. Nice cabin with fireplace, cable television with a tv in the living room and each bedroom. Beautiful back porch with three rocking chairs. Wifi is provided out of the motel, so... More 

Thank LRobertson124
Gadsden, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just went last weekend Oct 15, 2016 and the colors of the changing leaves are amazing with the brilliance of reds, orange, and yellow. Really nice drive and had lunch at the De Soto Restaurant. Buffet style with fresh salad and I thoroughly enjoyed the pulled BBQ.

1 Thank Glenn O
Menlo, Georgia, United States
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went to try out the Seafood Buffett and was greatly disappointed....for the price $18.95 per person I would expect to have fresh seafood not frozen..My husband liked the grilled, blackened fish but other than that we were not impressed. The building itself is quite interesting and there is a nice deck that overlooks the river. The waitress was very pleasant... More 

Thank Mary F
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6 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a great time staying in Chalet #15 this past weekend. Online says that there is only 1 dog-friendly chalet or cabin, we found out that this is not true, Call and ask if online res. system says none are available. Don't expect perfection, AL parks are seriously underfunded and you can see this in the upkeep of the... More 

Thank Addie M
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17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The hotel shape doesn't allow for much privacy coming and going. It is a nice place to stay in the area. Well maintained trails with friendly people. The room is nothing special. Average clean etc. At check in there was an internet booking mistake. It was corrected but took a bit because they were busy

Thank AMY R
Marietta, Georgia
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165 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The rustic cabin was about what I expected. Nothing fancy, but basic. Beds could have been a lot better. No comfortable chairs. Hide a bed needs to be replaced. The porch was great, but it was not screened in like the photos depicted. Nice quiet place and easy to het to. We had cabin 12. Bathroom needs updating. The restaurant... More 

Thank rdpine
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I traveled here for the weekend from South Alabama for the waterfalls, hiking and scenery. We were not expecting much from a state park lodge and are hotel snobs but I am writing this review because this place far surpassed our expectations. The reviews and pictures for the rooms do not do them justice. This may be... More 

1 Thank Ana L
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Not sure where to leave this - the campground does not have its own page. This campground is awesome - and we have stayed in many campgrounds. Hiking to the waterfalls from within the campground is a great plus. Lots seem to be fairly level with both pull through, back in and buddy lots (two lots together). Sewer and cable... More 

1 Thank Michael K
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93 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Stayed in the Lodge Hotel room for 2 nights recently as a family getaway. November through April they run a "Discover DeSoto" package that includes a room and two breakfast in the Lodge for $79 (including taxes). There is a $4 fee also per registration. (not sure what it was for...) Check in was easy with no issues. They also... More 

3 Thank michael_210
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126 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We were supposed to camp at DeSoto Park but severe weather came through so we rented a log cabin instead. We were so happy we did. The cabins there are spacious, clean, have nice toiletries, comfy beds, a fire pit and the best feature was ours was along the river. This provided for some really nice hiking right behind our... More 

Thank LadyRouge

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 3,502-acre park provides lodging facilities including: Mountain Chalets, Log and Rustic Cabins, Motel Rooms, and an Improved Campground with 94 full-hookup tent and RV sites. For the more adventurous, there are also Primitive Camping sites for tents as well as 2 backcountry campsites with shelters. No matter what type of lodging you might prefer or have need of, we have it! DeSoto State Park is conveniently located only 8 miles northeast of Fort Payne, Alabama; and DeSoto Falls - also part of DeSoto State Park - is located about 7 miles north of the park heading towards Mentone, Alabama. ... more   less 

Additional Information about DeSoto State Park Lodge & Cabins

Address: 1299 Blalock Dr NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-7915
Region: United States > Alabama > Fort Payne
Number of rooms: 49
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“Chalet #15 was updated and GREAT private grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles 878addiem, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rustic CCC log cabins are like staying in a piece of history.”
 of 5 bubbles granbrandrew, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“They have rooms, and cabins of all sizes.”
 of 5 bubbles AlabamaBrowser, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“Even the back-in sites would be easy to get into.”
  • A pull-through site.
 of 5 bubbles Pensacola_FLYar, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Cabin 7 is close to the Lodge and the trails on the back side of the park.”
 of 5 bubbles NoVaEmptyNesters, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
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