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Carter Caves State Resort

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yesterday we went on the Cascade waterfall tour. We had such a wonderful tour guide!! He was easy going, knowledgeable and friendly. We think his name was Brandon. The cave formations were so neat! The paths through the caves were easy to walk on and...More

Thank PennsylvaniaReah
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your post and most of all for your visit. We will be sure to share your post with the guide. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Welcome Center is very nice, but the rest of the park needs a little updating. We stayed in the lodge. The A/C in the room could have been better. The door to the balcony had an area where bugs could get through and the...More

Thank LuvRoadTrippin
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Experience was outstanding. Lots of fun with kids. Camp ground was fun, hiking paths are clear and clean, caves were great for any experience. Place is gorges. Hope to be back again. FYI there is no stores that are close so bring everything you need.

Thank lrm456
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your post and most of all for your visit. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 20 May 2018

We have been camping here for the past 8 years and I would have rated 5 star because we love everything about the park however the past 3 years were water problems, this year being the worst. NO water at times and then when there...More

Thank Susan C
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded 21 May 2018

Sorry we did not live up to your expectations. Yes the water issue is a problem. It was in regards to filling the pool and we will look at alternatives on filling the pool in the future. Maybe do it during the night when the...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

they turn off the water at the campground almost every day ....DONT stray here it will just get your blood pressure up. they say I dont know a lot and the rangers make false promises...it will be back on by 4.......never again this trip has...More

2  Thank James K
Response from Chris P, Manager at Carter Caves State ResortResponded 13 May 2018

We do not turn the water off in the campground. When we are preparing the pool to open yes we do have low water pressure in the campground. Unfortunately that is an issue we have with our infrastructure. We apologize for that. However that is...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Golf Course
Tennis Court
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Price range
US$97 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Olive Hill
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Olive Hill
#1 Quaint Hotel in Olive Hill
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$97 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Olive Hill
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Olive Hill
#1 Quaint Hotel in Olive Hill
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Colleen B
1 June 2018|
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Response from Chris P | Property representative |
I don't have a problem with a tent using an electric site as long as you realize you pay the regular price and not primitive prices.
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Jessica T
22 December 2017|
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Response from Chris P | Property representative |
We do not have an indoor pool. The only parks in the park system that does are lake Cumberland and Lake Barkley.
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Debbie G
18 June 2017|
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Response from Chris P | Property representative |
We have rooms and a cottage classified as handicap accessible. However, they do not have the roll in showers.
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"Some rooms are pet-friendly."
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"For a better view, try to choose a room upstairs.. the view from the balcony is gorgeous in the Autumn..."
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"rooms on the second floor should be quiet"
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