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“Older hotel in a great spot”
Review of Eagle Falls Resort

Eagle Falls Resort
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Eagle Falls Resort
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Parkers Lake
Reviewed 20 September 2010

Had a group of 7 meet up at this hotel. We stayed 3 nights ourselves. As far as the hotel goes, it's very clean but an older hotel in need of some TLC. I can't say enough about the hotel staff though. They went above & beyond to ensure we had a great stay. The location is great and it's nice that there is a restraunt at the hotel. I can honestly say though, the only way I would stay again would be because of the staff. Don't get me wrong the hotel is nice but like I said in need of TLC. If it were not for the fact that we were meeting others then we would not have picked this particular hotel-now that the weekend is over I am glad we, because it was a nice stay-thanks to the staff. I would recommend this hotel as long as the current staff are still there, because I will personally ask before I book again.

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 September 2010

We live about 30 minutes from Eagle Falls Resort but had never been. It is very close to Cumberland Falls. I had some friends who went a few weeks ago to do the zip line so my son and I went to try this Saturday. It was great and the staff was great. We had a great time. Would recommend for anyone. We actually did the zip line twice.

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 July 2010

After this "resort" changed hands in April 2009, the reviews improved and our group thought we'd found a nice place for our get-together. Little did we know it had changed hands AGAIN and a things were different. Family-owned, obviously....when there's a young girl sitting at the front desk who has to go find an adult for everything.

The rooms were "old" -- old furniture, nasty carpet, uncomfortable beds and the bathrooms were unpleasant with stained tiles, block walls, toilet paper holder with no roller....I think you get the picture. A few rooms have been re-done, but even the one I saw was about the level of a budget hotel...the bathroom in one had a drain in the floor, I guess so it could be "hosed down" for cleaning....ick!

The website for this place is VERY misleading -- besides the lack of refrigerators, phones, etc. the diner is a joke. One morning a member of our group went in at 8 am for breakfast -- they had to wake up the cook! The cook arrived 15 minutes later and 45 minutes after entering the restaurant our friend finally got her omelet. Please note she was the only person in the diner! There were no pop machines, so if you wanted a drink you had to go into the diner....ok if it was open but it was obviously not open 24/7. Needless to say, we found alternatives for our meals, not an easy task since this place is pretty much in the middle of nowhere. Thank goodness for the state park lodge and a small market in a gas station....both just a few miles away.

In the list of amenities below....yes there was a pool (but evidently friends of the family used it more than hotel guests as a car would pull up, a bunch of kids would get out and jump in the pool) and yes, technically there was a restaurant....but that uses the term loosely.

I realize this is a pretty harsh review, but this place DOES have potential! It's in a beautiful area but it needs good management and the money to really fix the place up.

  • Stayed: July 2010
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3  Thank maicakid
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eaglefallsdiner, General Manager at Eagle Falls Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2010

On behalf of of the managment at eagle falls lodge , We apologize for any inconviences that may have arose during your stay. One thing I as the GM would like to respond to is the fact of the swimmers in the pool , at eagle falls lodge we allow our campers to use the pool facilities , who are in the rear of our facilities , We had a large presence that weekend . Once again i apologize for any issues I assure you that if they were at any time brought to our attention they would have been dealt with immediatley . Thank you Eagle Falls Lodge Managment .

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Reviewed 18 June 2010

The room smelled like mold and mildew. The shower did not drain. A previous visitor's soap was still in the shower with hair all over it. There was scum all over the bottom of the shower. No coffee pot. TV made horrible noise the whole time. No wi-fi as advertised. Not even a phone in the room. Pretty crappy. I would NEVER go there again. Wasted our money big time!

  • Stayed: June 2010
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Reviewed 3 June 2010

My family and I camped in the camping area and had a BLAST!! They have added two new activities....Horseback Rides, one of the horses even does tricks like playing DEAD...seriously!! Also, Zip lining across the fishing pond!!! We had a BLAST!! It was so much fun, we plan on having our childrens birthday parties there!! Thanks Eagle Falls for making our Memorial Weekend one to remember!! We will be back!!

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank kurioziti911
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Reviewed 28 May 2010

Eagle Falls is under new management since I was there last time in early 2008. We enjoyed it last time but new management has made defininte improvements. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are clean with some updates. I enjoy using an actual key for entry to my room. I would rather stay at a mom and pop place anyday over a new franchise chain. It is a great location and the staff is friendly and helpful. According to people in the area, the pizza is best around but I had one of the best Philly sandwiches ever at their diner with hand cut fries. The diner prices are very affordable. Be prepared for no phones in the room (which is okay with me). Wireless is available for your computer. The rooms come with microwave and mini-frig but no coffee pots.

  • Stayed: May 2010
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Reviewed 20 February 2010

We stayed over Valentine's day weekend and we loved everything about the place. It has a very homey feel and the staff was great. They were extremely helpful and cooked up some great home cooking. Clean rooms, great food, great company. We had an excellent time during our stay and we will definitly be back. In fact we're already planning for our next getaway back to Eagle Falls.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Eagle Falls Resort

Address: 11251 Hwy 90, Parkers Lake, KY 42634
Region: United States > Kentucky > Parkers Lake
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Parkers Lake
Price Range: £45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cumberland Falls State Park is located in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Known as the "Niagara of the South," the waterfall forms a 125-foot wide curtain that plunges 60 feet into the boulder-strewn gorge below. The mist of Cumberland Falls creates the magic of the moonbow, only visible on a clear night during a full moon. This unique phenomenon appears nowhere else in the Western Hemisphere. ... more   less 
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Eagle Falls Hotel Parkers Lake
Eagle Falls Motel

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