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Bird's Nest Lodge and River Resort

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Went to spend the weekend with a large group that uses the site annually. I am not a camper so we booked a cabin (B1) for the weekend.The porch was covered with leftover food crumbs and grease. The cabin did have a flushing toilet and working window air conditioner but the carpet was filthy, stained and damp and the baseboard...

1Thank Melsie S
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Let me be clear, this is not a resort and spa. Not a honeymoon location, and not a place for a nice romantic weekend - it is camping - roughing it. We went on a family float trip with some staying in cabins and some camping. This is an old resort, built in the 1920's. The Roost appears to be...

4Thank Irishrover1019
Reviewed 20 May 2013

First, let me point out that I don't expect a 5-star room when I rent a cabin, but I do expect the bare essentials to at least be met. My wife and I stayed in The Roost for our anniversary, and judging by the pictures on their website, it looked incredible. However, upon arriving to our cabin it was anything...

2Thank D W
Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 30 January 2013

I stayed at the Birds Nest Lodge with a few friends for New Years and we had a great time. The cabin was clean and roomy, and the hot tub was already heated up waiting for us. I loved that they allow pets so you can bring your whole family along with you. The area is gorgeous, especially with fresh...

1Thank Cgross540
Reviewed 9 December 2012

I want to start off by saying that I absolutely do NOT understand all of the negative reviews on this place. These are CABINS! Maybe some people have a misconstrued view on what a "cabin" is, but if you're wanting a 5 star hotel then go to a 5 star hotel. With that being said, here is my personal opinion...

Thank smiles4miles3
St. Louis, Mo.
Reviewed 24 September 2012

My elderly parents went for a weekend getaway and were treated rudely by the owner, they were told to bring their own bed linens which was fine but they didnt mention they would not furnish towels or any kitchen utensils not even a plate or frying skillet. They had to go out and buy these things every time my mom...

2Thank Jules61
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 23 August 2011

Negatives: Nature enthusiasts, and family oriented folks seeking a comfortable lodging facility that offers clean campgrounds with enforced quiet time rules need not reserve a cabin OR campground at the Bird's Nest. The campgrounds were crowded and littered with beer cans from the scores of twenty somethings who partied past dawn. The "receptionist" at the main lodge (where you check...

3Thank Stephanie M
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 15 August 2011

The place was disgusting. While using the bathroom a couple of girls had bugs crawl on them, the shower head was falling out of the wall, and the floor was sinking in. Also bring shoes that you can wear in the shower because you will feel dirty getting out of the shower than you did before getting in it. The...

2Thank NomadSTL1981
Trenton, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2011

We stayed at the Bob White, it was disgusting! black mold on the walls. Ceiling fan covered with filth, mini-blinds needed to be burned. Bath tub knob broke off, and the ceiling held up with duct tape. Torn furniture,smelly trash left for us in the kitchen. And when the place was cleaned they mopped the floors from the kitchen sink,...

4Thank 14724huntermom
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We got in after the office was closed, and after dark, to our cabin which when we opened the door, we wanted to run far away. It was like something out of a horror movie. Filthy beyond filthy. Pee stained mattresses with no sheets, carpet I would not put an animal on. Holes in walls covered with tape. Book in...

1Thank superduty455

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Additional Information about Bird's Nest Lodge and River Resort

Address: 1158, Steelville, MO 65565
Region: United States > Missouri > Steelville
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Bird`s Nest Lodge And River Hotel Steelville
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“Somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles Irishrover1019, 14 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Stay away, go to any place other than here!”
 of 5 bubbles DW755, 20 May 2013 | Read review
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