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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was our second trip to the lodge. It's a great place to stay when you're in the Red River Gorge area and you don't feel like camping. We try to visit 'out of season' to avoid the crowds. We were there in late October and it was a beautiful time of year. We would highly recommend the lodge. The...

Thank designerRob
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The location of the hotel is great! Walk out of the hotel & the trail is right there to covered bridge. It's inexpensive so you will get what your paying for. When you first walk in the room it looks nice. Unfortunitly housekeeping & maintenance is not doing their job very well. There was dirt on the floor by the...

Thank Liltrave
Reviewed 30 September 2016

On my 9 day trip this was my second state park hotel that I stayed at for two nights. This one had a wonderful big window overlooking the trees and a patio. The room was very clean (compared to the first state park resort I stayed at) and no smells. The buffet was very good (again much better than the...

Thank gypsyiam
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The price was right and the room was great. Nice patio and screen door so we could leave the door open all night. The patio had privacy screens but noisy neighbors or nearby smokers could be bothersome. Room was clean and air handling worked fine. Nice flat-screen TV and good WiFi. The only downside was the lack of an in-room...

Thank Karl V
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I recommend making an overnight trip to see the natural bridge. The lodge was built in the 1950s but is very clean. It smells fresh. The rooms are a bit dated, but still very clean. Very decent rates and there's a restaurant on site. You will not have any cell reception, but it's nice to get away from that for...

Thank tcope25
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I had a two-night stay at this lodge. As soon as we opened the door to our room, we were hit with a very strong and unpleasant odor. I would describe it as the way a nursing home smells. It was really bad. The lobby area was nice enough and we enjoyed our meals at the restaurant,...

Thank LeanneBizTraveler
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We went to the Hemlock Lodge and our room exceeded our expectations by a lot!! We were thinking just a simple no frills room which it was but they added extras that really made it nice. Our balcony looked out into the trees, which was awesome. We hit as many trails as we could that weekend and they keep them...

Thank SusieB05
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The furnishings are good and not too outdated but the air conditioner blows out damp musty air. The intake vent looks nasty and the bathroom door frame is rusted. The WiFi takes a long time to connect and is very slow. There's no microwave or fridge in the room. Smoking is allowed on the balconies, so we couldn't use ours...

Thank Swain O
Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Fortunately we stopped here and had lunch before embarking on 2/3 hours of hiking the Natural Bridge trails. Although we don't care for fried food, they had a really nice salad bar, many vegetable choices, and 3 types of cobbler desserts. It was only $9, and even less for just soup and salad. The server was very friendly, and gave...

Thank BahamaBreezeGirl
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 28 June 2016

First of all, if you are looking for up to date amenities, this is not the place for you. However, if you are looking for a place that is air conditioned (a must in the humid summers of Kentucky) you are in luck. Hemlock Lodge is a memory of the past 'motel' feel. Complete with wood paneled walls and pictures...

Thank YOropeza53

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hemlock Lodge

Address: Natural Bridge State Resort Park, 2135 Natural Bridge Road, Slade, KY 40376-9999
Region: United States > Kentucky > Slade
Number of rooms: 46
Also Known As:
Hemlock Hotel Slade
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“One might prefer the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles karlv2013, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor vs. down on the first (sub level). Also, if you are looking for a firm mattress, forget it. .”
 of 5 bubbles YOropeza53, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a view and all rooms have a private balcony. I prefer the rooms with an outdoor entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles Beauregard70, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get the middle top rooms, best views. reserve long in advance!”
 of 5 bubbles stant987, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Say to say, but if I were going back, I'd smell the room before You agree to stay in it... Some smelled really bad, others were okay.”
 of 5 bubbles WillTheTraveler17, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
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