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Lazy Daze Campground
1 review
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“Do Not Stay Here!”
Reviewed 4 July 2011

My family and I stayed here for the weekend of July 4th! On saturday we decided to go tubing and there were signs everywhere that said discounted rates for River Rat! So we went to the office to purchase the tickets. Well we told her how many we had,but we needed to pay separately and she said okay for one that's 12 dollars and we were like ok but we thought you get a discount for staying here and she said that with the discount!" Well its 9 dollars at all the other places" my aunt told her. And she was like well yeah but you have to carry your own tubes! Well we didn't mind to carry our own tubes so we just told her to forget it and She said uggggh...I guess I can just void this!! Well yeah you will...She was totally rude!! Well then we got back from tubing and the power went out like 7 times! It was on our whole row of campsites so we just waited it out! And it eventually came back on! Well then on sunday it went out at least 30 times well one of those times it was just our camper. So I went to the office and let them know. Well, 30 mins went by and no one had come by there and it was right in the middle of the day about 97 degrees that day,we had dogs in the camper that needed the air ON! So I went back to the office and let them know! The older lady in the office said in a hateful voice "he's working on it" she said everybodys on that row is out! And I said really bc my aunt is staying right next to us and hers is on bc that's where our dogs are! And so she asked that other lady in the office short brown hair and she kinda shouted "he is working on it give him a minute" I was ready to leave right then and there! Ugggh! So basically they are all extremely rude and customers do not come first! And there discounts are bogus! DON'T CAMP HERE!!!

  • Stayed July 2011
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 20 April 2011

We stayed in this campground and really enjoyed ourself. The staff was very friendly and loves to joke with the campers. It was very clean and the outside crew was always willing to help if we needed anything. It is close to a lot of attractions and is right on the river. This is a campground if you want to have a peaceful weekend. The ice cream is the best in the area,you have to try it when you are here.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with friends
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 20 April 2011

We stayed in this campground last weekend with a group of campers and had a blast! The office staff was very friendly and was helpful in letting us know where to go to eat in the area and also what area attractions there was! "Grandma" in the office joked with us and made it a very enjoyable stay! The ground and bath house was very clean and the river was great to enjoy!

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
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McMinnville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 6 November 2010

There were 3 campers of our group from three different towns, which had reservations for the first time at this campground. We stayed there for 8 nights. During this whole time the bathrooms were out of order especially the men's. We were told when we checked in that they were having sewer problems and we needed to use the baths in our camper if we could. They also stated they were having to pump it out every couple of days. If this was true why would a business not get someone in there to repair it as quickly as possible. Also after thinking about it would the campers not be emptying in the same sewer? As for the camp sites they were not too bad just a ittle crowded. But we had come to enjoy the mountain and trails so thankfully did not spend much time in campground. I would not stay there again and would not recommend to anyone else.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
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Alabama
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Reviewed 8 October 2010

We have been coming to Lazy Daze for several years because it is convenient, and we can stay on the water. We have always overlooked the fact that the sites are so close together that you can't even enjoy a campfire because you might set your neighbor's RV on fire. However, the one thing that has always bothered me is the old lady who runs/manages the campground. She is never friendly...even when you call to make your reservation, she is rude on the phone. For that reason, I always dread going into the office to pay or deal with any issues. This last time, however, I have just had enough. Something clicked with me that I don't have to keep coming here year after year because there are several choices right here in the same area! We have decided not to continue to give Lazy Daze our money when management is rude and does not appreciate its guests. Only use this campground as a last resort if all the others are full.

Stayed October 2010, travelled with family
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Pensacola, FL
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Reviewed 18 June 2010

The location is just outside the entrance to the Smoky Mountain National Park in Townsend, a quiet little town. We have stayed several times in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but don't enjoy the crowds and commercialism of these tourist traps - we will stay in Townsend or Wear Valley from now on. Lazy Daze has very small spots, you will have very little privacy, but the sites are nicely shaded so we never even put up our awning. Our water heater sprang a leak on the first day so we had to use the public restrooms which, like the rest of the campground, is starting to look a little run down and not always as clean as we would like. The showers were small and had a lot of "redneck engineering," which made the place look even more run-down and dingy. I didn't like their policy of no refunds, no matter how much notice you give, but it worked out for us with no problems. All in all, not a terrible place, but I think I'll look for something a little nicer next time, even if it does cost more.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2010

We stayed here over Memorial Day and loved it! The staff was very friendly and always have a smile on their face and willing to help with anything. The campground was always very clean and the maintenance man was in the campground all day checking on people to see if they needed anything or just to talk for a minute. If you go you have to get an ice cream at the store from grandma, the ice cream is great and grandma loves to joke with the customers.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
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Property: Lazy Daze Campground
Address: 8429 Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Region: United States > Tennessee > Townsend
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Ranked #8 of 21 Speciality Lodging in Townsend
Number of rooms: 74
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Lazy Daze Campground Hotel Townsend

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