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Big Bear Resort

30 Big Bear Resort Rd, Benton, KY 42025-5814
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  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect Kentucky Lake resort
Big Bear is the best. My family vacationed here when I was a... more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big Bear is the best. My family vacationed here when I was a child, and I still go back every other year with my dad and brother for a guys get away. The layout is ideal for comfortable lake vacationing. Easy lake access, with a new public launch next door makes coming and going a breeze. The staff is courteous...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Big Bear Resort in Benton, Kentucky. The resort is very user friendly with townhouses and cabins that have clean, modern and spacious rooms. It has a large covered marina well maintained. It has a store with anything from fishing supplies, groceries and clothing. The staff and owners are friendly and accommodating. The resort overlooks a gorgeous bay on...

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place to go with your family. Friendly people , great weather and a good ski resort structure. The place offers you good restaurants at good price . What we missed is that they they do not service the roads after a snow fall.

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this is our last night at Big Bear. I wish I could stay forever. What a peaceful stay we had. Beautiful scenery every direction you look. The site is secluded and private but also close proximity to restaurants and places to see. Can't wait to come back.

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Thank James B
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed thwre Memorial Day weekend and it was $50/night. Most camping spots are only big enough for a tent and they are very unlevel. We had to fix the gravel on our spot before we could put our camper in there. We werent even able to put out our awning. Roads need alot of work and are very bumpy....

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Thank lsmoore1
Danville KY
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Whether you are looking for fishing, boating, camping or just looking for a family weekend getaway, Big Bear has it all! We stayed there this past weekend and were impressed with the spotless accommodations in the Woodland Villa. There were 2 Queen beds in one bedroom, 1 King in the master bedroom and plenty of room in the kitchen/living room....

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Paducah, Kentucky
Reviewed 10 December 2015

My husband and I have a permanent spot at Big Bear. Of course we are home for the winter, but can't wait until it opens back up. We drove to the lake a few days ago, and I just wanted to stay. The owners have done a lot of work on the campground since they closed for the winter. Looking...

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caldemeyer, Owner at Big Bear Resort, responded to this review

What a Merry Christmas present to hear such kind words! We have been busy and we appreciate when our guests notice. We can't wait for spring either!! Here's to more fun times at Big Bear! 2016 marks 68 years of fun on the lake for Big Bearso we have a lot of years under our belt.

Decatur
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We had stayed at Big Bear in the past and really enjoyed ourselves. This weekend was sold out so we stayed elsewhere and rented a boat from the marina. Boat was extremely shabby and dirty. The front desk office staff was always very cordial and the grounds appeared well kept and clean.

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caldemeyer, Owner at Big Bear Resort, responded to this review

The boats took a beating this summer and the seats did look shabby. They have all been recovered and are ready for the next season. Thanks for pointing that out to us. We aim to please!!,

Lake Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The owner and her husband were very accommodating to a few requests that I had, nothing was too much trouble for them. Kathy, the girl that brought the towels around was always there in the morning, even in the bad, thundering rain storm. Grounds are manicured beautifully, pool is clean, well maintained, townhouse, clean and well maintained. Roxy, in the...

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caldemeyer, Owner at Big Bear Resort, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to help you and to learn about all the good you do! You had your own United Nations under one roof! Your kids are very lucky that you found them and have done so well with them. Thank you for your kind words about Big Bear!

Paducah, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is our second year camping at Big Bear Resort. My husband and I love it here. The owners have been very nice and have went above and beyond for us. Big Bear Resort is a very nice and friendly atmosphere. I would recommend this camp ground to anyone who enjoys camping and loves the outdoors. Nice boat dock. Easy...

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caldemeyer, Owner at Big Bear Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for,your kind words. We aim to please and are happy we pleased you and your family!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have a BIG time at Big Bear Resort on beautiful Kentucky Lake!  Welcome to historic Big Bear Resort in wonderful western Kentucky. Join fishermen and families from the past 65 years that have found their way to one of the biggest man-made lakes in the world. We'll put you in the middle of all the wonderful ways you can make your vacation, fishing trip, or family reunion a memory you'll look back on for a lifetime. Many have discovered the wonder of Big Bear Resort on Kentucky Lake since 1948 when Big Bear became one of the first resorts on this majestic man-made lake. Rick Meier and Janet Caldemeyer, the third generation of gracious hosts at Big Bear, carry on the family tradition of welcoming friends and fishermen to this very special spot for fun and relaxation. We're glad you're here! We hope you stay awhile! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Bear Resort

Address: 30 Big Bear Resort Rd, Benton, KY 42025-5814
Region: United States > Kentucky > Benton
Price Range: RM289 - RM1,557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Big Bear Hotel Benton
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