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Reviewed 14 July 2016

This place was amazing! Very clean cabin with plenty of room, SUPER nice owners, and such a nice quiet, relaxing place to spend a few days! And SO affordable! I couldn't say a single bad thing about this experience! Will definitely stay there again!! In fact, we can't wait to go back!

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1Thank Wendy E
Crainville, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2014

My husband I stayed in June 2014 what an awesome relaxing time. Quiet, peaceful, secluded and just what we needed. The owners are such sweet people and made sure we had everything we needed. Very Clean!!!!!

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1Thank 832terriw
Newburgh, Indiana
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We had the opportunity to stay in 2 different cabins due to our late reservation which worked out perfectly. The Rustic cottage is superb and is located where no one else is so if you're looking for complete seclusion then it is it. The 2 bedroom has plenty of bass to catch off the dock which is down only a...

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2Thank cubsrule2313
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Our trip to Barren Creek Cottages was "off the hook" ..the fishing and peaceful quiet alone time was spot on ... can't say enough about the area, rivers, owners and wildlife ...trust me for the price it's better than any stress releasing therapy on the market.

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2Thank Cris C
Kevil, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2013

We just returned home after three days at Barren Creek Cottages. I will admit ~ I shed a couple of tears locking up the place after packing. It was nothing short of amazing. If you are tired of the hustle of everyday life and just need somewhere to unwind ~ this place is where you need to be. There is...

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4Thank Beth L
Springfield
Reviewed 25 April 2013

These cabins are fabulous. We are planning our return trip this summer! Off the beaten path but cabins have every thing u need. We stayed for a week and can't wait to go back. Fishing, tourist attractions just a short drive away, cabins are very well equipped, spacious.

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3Thank Amylouwho217
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 March 2013

In July, my sister and I will be returning to Barren Creek Cottages for our fifth stay. We happened upon the site five years ago while looking for a place to vacation that was on water, affordable and out in the country. We decided to try the cottages. Now, our annual visit to Barren Creek Cottages is a tradition. We...

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4Thank Val E
Edwards
Reviewed 27 January 2013

My Husband and I stayed in the cabin overlooking the Barren creek. This place was amazing ! Complete with stairs to the water and our own dock. The Cabin was filled with everything a person would need to LIVE there. The owners were great ! We stayed a week and booked our stay for the next year before we checked...

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3Thank Mona B
kansas il
Reviewed 31 October 2010

Me and my wife Jennifer decided we were going on vacation in this area but had no idea where to stay. It was during hunting season so finding a cabin was very hard to do. I browsed the internet and found barren creek cottages. When I saw their website, I didn't think much of the site but I figured for...

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Address: Bay City Road, Rt. #3, Box 136, Golconda, IL 62938
Region: United States > Illinois > Golconda
Number of rooms: 3
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“Be sure to take plenty of food/groceries as the town is about a little bit of a drive and very small.”
  • View from the dock off the cabin.
 of 5 bubbles 587wendye, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3 cabins to choose from. From very large to small family size.”
 of 5 bubbles Amylouwho217, 25 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Book early!!!! you won't be disapointed !”
 of 5 bubbles MonaB590, 27 Jan 2013 | Read review
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