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Santa's Lakeside Cottages

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Effingham, Illinois
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I travel for a living and know when a place is worth the money. This place is worth every penny! Clean, comfortable, premium cottages, great atmosphere, friendly staff, and I could just keep going on and on! My family and I WILL be headed back soon. Thank you Santa's Lakeside Cottages for a wonderful stay. You really made our trip...

Thank Rob F
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 24 July 2012

If you want to visit Holiday World for more than one day, this is the place to stay. Cottages are very nice and clean with comfortable beds. We had 4 kids and 2 adults, and there was plenty of room (in Sleigh Bell). The kids loved fishing and swinging in the porch swing.

Thank Joan45996
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 24 July 2012

By far this is the best place that we have stayed for a weekend vacation! it was that nice. The lakes and fishing were great, our grandson caught his first fish. Before we left we booked our cabin for next year. This is a place that you will want to stay, you wont' be dissapointed!

1Thank Karen L
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Our kids asked if we could live here forever. We had such a great time and the cottage was exceptionally clean and comfortable. We bar-b-qued every night we stayed because we loved the atmosphere so much. We will definitely be back.

Thank Angie628
Reviewed 19 July 2012

The owner was very nice and gave us some fish food for the kids. We are family of 5 and stayed at the Cedar. It is a small unit but very neat and cute and adequate for 4 adults and 2 kids. We saw a few ants but overall very clean. We stayed there for 2 nights only and we...

Thank Mommychu
Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 18 July 2012

Extended family of 20+ (kids ages 2-17) rented 4 of these cabins and we would all have to say it exceeded all expectations. From the pool to the lake these folks have a great thing going! Staff was helpful and accomodating at every turn. We utilized the fishing pole rentals, firepits, and store. If you want something for everybody, go...

2Thank Jeff S
Greenfield, Indiana
Reviewed 17 July 2012

This was our first time staying here. It was like a home away from home. We were able to make our own meals. So we could spend more money at Holiday World. The kids loved the pool and feeding the fish. The fountain in the pond at night was very beautiful. We will definitely be back next year. I'm very...

Thank Nanette B
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Our only regret was that we could not stay longer!

1Thank Susan T
Taylorville, Illinois
Reviewed 14 July 2012

My daughter, son-n-law, myself and 6 of my grandkids spent 4 great days together in one of your cottages..we had the best time...kids loved the pond to fish in and the new pool area to cool down in..the cottage itself was very comfortable and very well equipped for our stay...will definitely recommend it to our friends and will very definitely...

2Thank Diane2_11
St. Louis
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This is a great Christmas in July get away! With holiday world, and all the Christmas shops my wife was in holiday heaven. The staff very friendly, grounds were spectacular, and it was just all around very nice. This gives me a great idea about how I am going to build my cottage. Also a great pool area!!

1Thank Neil P

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“They are all pretty much right on a lake.”
 of 5 bubbles kimberlyn337, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All cabins have a good view..”
 of 5 bubbles JGwinn327, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the lakes are stocked with fish so that doesn't matter. #17 was great because it was by the pool and close to the office.”
 of 5 bubbles Kerryrx, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We picked the cabin with the wifi hot spot and never had a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles didischoe, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the cottages have a similar view of a pond.”
 of 5 bubbles Z7064XOrebeccab, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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