Mountain View Lakeside Lodge..
Review by CDEARCE on 8/10/17 12:09 PM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
My family and I had the pleasure of spending four wonderful nights in this beautiful lakefront home. First I’d like to mention how amazing the views are from this home. Waking up every morning and having a view of the mountains in the distance is something I won’t soon forget. This home is huge!! No fighting for space here. With three bedrooms upstairs and four bedrooms downstairs there is plenty of room for a large family or few families spending time together. There were only three of us in our party and we quickly realized we’d like to come back for a small family reunion in the near future. Everything you could need in the kitchen is provided. No need to worry about bringing anything from your kitchen. Outside the home was just as amazing!! There is a large wooden deck that encompasses the entire back of the house (upstairs & downstairs) There is a private floating dock and fire pit ready for use. But my favorite part of the outdoors were the deer that would literally be in the yard every morning and evening while they were eating. The pictures really don’t justify how beautiful this home is. My family and I have stayed at several cabin/homes in the Smokey Mountain area over the past several years and I can honestly say this is by far the nicest of them all!! We will be booking again in the very near future and greatly look forward to our return.
Review by Stovers on 5/27/17 8:06 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
We spent a week at driftwood with friends and loved every minute. The cabin was clean and very well stocked. Much better than some cabins we have stayed in. We had a problem with the WiFi when we first got there. We emailed Debbie and she had it fixed promptly. Debbie was wonderful to answer any questions and went out of her way to mark sure our stay was wonderful. We will definitely be back.
Beautiful cabin not for seniors with walking issues..
Review by Roberts Retreat on 5/3/17 8:52 PM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
Cabin was very nice, tastefully decorated, and in a very quiet area of the lake. As seniors we had some issues. The bedroom being up steep stairs, not a user friendly hand rail and no bathroom upstairs caused us to be unable to use the bedroom. My husband slept on swinging bed on the porch and I used an elevated air bed we had in our truck. Stairs to the garage had no handrail on either side also making it difficult. We walked down to the dock only to find gate locked and not accessable. This beautiful cabin is for younger couples and we would highly recommend it.
Review by Enjoyed Stay on 4/24/17 7:07 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
The cabin itself was nice, the couch could use replacing sank in it like springs broke. The bees were really bad, don’t think if I had children they would have been as tolerable. The firepit was a distance from the cabin by the lake which might be ok when the water is up, so we didn’t use it, maybe another one closer to the cabin would be nice. Overall was a good place to stay.
Castaway Cove – Oh Yes..
Review by Rossiter April 2017 on 4/21/17 6:03 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
Castaway Cove – forgot to add to the owners – stick some curtains or blinds up in the bedrooms – we are not all as liberal as you obviously are – great place though – would not hesitate in coming back…. Kindest Regards S R
Castaway Cove – What can i say..
Review by Rossiters – June 2017 on 4/21/17 5:56 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
Castaway Cove – What can i say.. The home is very nice but with a little effort from the owners could be a very very special place to stay. I don’t want to be too critical and would definitely not put anybody off staying here as it is a really special home however i have been requested to review the place so her goes. Firstly – the home is spacious, clean and tidy so no worry’s there but an update of outside furnishings,bed sheets & towels would not go amiss – clean but a little shabby and worn is how i would put it. The external trim on screen doors, pest control ( big problem with bees) should also be looked into to improve the outside space. The bee infestation did not bother us as we were all comfortable with bees nesting i the eves of the property however i could see some family’s being concerned and in particular with young children playing outside. The owner has offered the hire of Canoes ,Kayaks & Pedola which are secured to the accommodations floating dock but to be honest the high hire cost is an instant put off and feel if these were just offered as part of the stay and lost in the property hire cost then the service would add to the stay rather than becoming an unwelcome add on. I also think that having to put your generated garbage in a dumpster site a few of miles from the site should be highlighted prior to taking up the hire agreement. Anyhow – that’s it for criticism and the positives far outweigh these minor negative points – i say again, if you have booked or intend too then don;t be put off from my words – the place is great and you will have a special stay here.. Kindest Regards S R
Review by djordan on 4/19/17 7:17 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
We really enjoyed the stay at the Lakefront Cabin. The views were great. I was able to see the lake and the mountains. Cabin was clean. The only complaint was the smell of the water. Quick solution was to buy bottled water. We never went around to the hot tub. Will come back !!!
Review by JanReeve on 3/24/17 3:41 PM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
We really enjoyed staying at this cabin. There was plenty of room and it was clean and neat. It had a big porch, hot tub and pool table. The only problem was at first there was a smell of sulfur when we ran the showers but it improved. It was possibly due to the drought. We would definitely stay here again.
Enjoyed my stay..
Review by Steve on 1/21/17 10:32 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
After reading another review I felt impelled to say I thought the beds to be very comfortable. I was warned about winter pool (lowering of the lake to prevent flooding) and the website even has a picture of the lake drained so I was not surprised in any way. I found the home itself to be very comfortable and a little bigger than I expected for a 2 bedroom and the price I paid. I loved the late check-in convenience. Just gave them my card numbers and they emailed me a door code! What could be quicker & easier? This was important for me since I arrived after midnight VERY tired. The hot tub was nice and not far from the door so I didn’t get cold running back inside afterwards. There was a lot of bird and turtle activity during the day and I found watching them to be quite soothing. The neighborhood of this home reminds me of back home, not a resort. From the street things are pretty average, but when you step out your backdoor (upstairs or down), you are in a different world, one I seek out. This is a nice home and was well worth the cost. I have NO COMPLAINTS.
Response: Thank you so much for your review. It is appreciated. I hope you come to visit at sunset breeze again. It would be nice if you could see the lake in the summer months.
Response: thank you so much for visiting. I hope you can come visit with us again.
Review by J & V on 10/20/16 12:12 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
Country Oasis – Oct 11 to Oct 14, 2016 – our original vacation destination in SC was cancelled by Hurricane Matthew. Went online and found the cabin with lake view, which was only available for 3 nights. We visited surrounding area attractions, look a Helicopter Tour and ate at several local restaurants. Cabin was in order, however… floors needed to be moped, slipper socks got very dirty walking around inside. Our disappointment, lake had been lowered, so no water view.
Review by Old Fishin’ Hole on 10/20/16 10:10 AM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
The Cabin was exactly as the pictures presented. The cabin was tidy, the bed was comfortable, and the kitchen had all the essentials, although some of the items could stand to be updated. Unfortunately, our visit was during winter pool, so the lake level was very low. The only boat ramp we could utilize was at the dam, which was a 45 min drive. The location of the cabin is in a beautiful cove on the lake, and was not difficult to find. Only draw back is, if you are towing a boat, once you get back to the cabin, turning the vehicle and the boat around is not an easy task. We want to visit again when the lake level is at summer pool. The staff responded to emails in a timely manor and answered every phone call we made.
Response: Thank you so much for visiting and we hope you will come to visit again soon.
Review by Tennessee Girl on 10/15/16 8:27 AM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
The cabin itself was very well furnished with lots of extras we didn’t expect (toothpaste, Sewing repair supplies etc) The only drawbacks were the driveway and dog breeder facility right behind the house. 30 minute drive to Pigeon Forge on backroads was great in helping to avoid Sevierville traffic.
Response: thank you for your review. Hilltop is a very nice home. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
Review by Mary Crago on 10/12/16 8:16 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
My husband and I rented this cottage on Oct 8, 2016 for 2 nights, The home was a little further out of town than we would have liked, but the cleanliness and views more than made up for that! The views of the lake were breathtaking and the area was so peaceful. We were able to spend the day in Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge then return to the cabin and relax. My only complaint was that we had to take our own trash out when we left, and we never did find the place they told us was available to take it to. Other than that, the place was just beautiful and the rates were reasonable. We will definitely return!
Response: thank you so much for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. You will have to come visit again.
Review by Renee on 10/11/16 10:48 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
We had a great time at Cedar Top Cabin. The kids loved the air hockey and ping pong and my husband loved the big screen tv to watch the Vols play! We definitely would love to check it out again when the lake is full and we can boat, fish and swim! Thanks for a relaxing place for our fall break.
Response: thank you for visiting with Cedar Top. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and will be looking forward to your next visit.
Review by Family Getaway on 10/11/16 9:17 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
Paradise Point is a nice cabin. We had family visiting from KY and GA in our party. The location is great, you’re away from the Pigeon Forge traffic, but still close enough to drive in for shopping or site seeing. Here are my Pros and Cons of Paradise Point. Pros: lakefront views are awesome, good fishing; the cabin is actually nicer than the pics posted online, the rooms are all perfectly sized, the outside gazebo is really nice; kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and utensils. Cons: Televisions are a little dated, there is one flat screen in the Master bedroom. They have Dish Network connected and all televisions are connected to the main television in the family room, so everyone has to watch the same shows, not a deal breaker but something to take note of. The water is a huge problem. the smell of sulfur is horrendous! We had to boil water for cooking; . Outside of that, we definitely enjoyed our stay and would rent Paradise Point again. I highly recommend Paradise Point! P.S.Great customer service!! Debbie is very responsive, always answers the phone. 🙂
Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We do try our best to make everyone happy with our cabins and expect them to have a really good vacation. Thank you for visiting and hope to see you again soon.
We recently stayed at the lakefront cabins with our 3 children. The cabin was beautiful and even though the lake was low, we had a wonderful time! It was close enough to pigeon forge to go see our favorite sites, yet far enough out to be away from the hustle and bustle of the city!
Hidden point ..
Review by JB ohio on 10/3/16 8:29 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
We just spent the weekend at hidden point. This is the first time I have rented a cabin inTN. Our group consisted of my family from LA, Ohio, and TN. We had a great long weekend. The cabin was awesome, we had a great campfire each night and to top it of my future son in law proposed to my daughter on the West Point of the property. What a great time. This cabin will hold a special place for us and we are already talking about spending a whole week there next year. Debbie from lake front cabins was easy to work with and always returned answers to my questions. Top notch!! I would highly recommend this out of the way cabin for some seriously R&R.
REsponse: What a special place now for your family. We are excited for your family and excited to make you part of our Lakefront family. I will be looking forward to your stay next summer
Review by Waters Edge on 9/26/16 12:38 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
We took our 2 grown children for a long overdue 3 days getaway last week. The views were lovely, and the hot tub was great, and we all had plenty of room. Our biggest complaint was the well water stench that the frig water filter did not seem to affect. the bug strips on porch were pretty gross, but we all had a good time! Wish that the water level had been higher in the lake. Good parking, and quiet location
Response: we re so glad you enjoyed waters edge, it is a wonderful cabin. We hope to see you again soon.
Review by Family on 9/23/16 1:23 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
Chapel cove was beautiful on the inside and the pics inside were exactly as described. I knew there hadn’t been much rain, but we booked a lakefront cabin, expecting to fish right out our back door but couldn’t and it was a long walk to public access. The part supposed to be on the lake didn’t look like it had water for years. We are light sleepers and couldn’t sleep because of the condensation hitting the gutter like acorns all night. If you are a light sleeper, take a background noise maker.
Response: AS per our discussion when you booked the cabin we were in a draught and your here in late September so this combined with the draught and a reservoir the cabin was not water front. You were aware of this when booking the cabin. We are so glad you enjoyed the cabin.
Review by Jboy on 8/30/16 9:36 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
We just return from a 3- night stay at Robert’s Retreat. It was a very clean and nice cabin. We enjoyed our stay and everything you need is provided. I am glad I read review regarding steep gravel drive (unpaved) we took our older truck not our nicer vehicles (wasn’t 4×4 but we had weight in back) with knowing that plus you are indeed in mountain territory staying on a lake use good judgement! Consider you do have many steps to lake and cabin is on steep incline. Coffee pot is slow but just an FYI not a big deal for us. Washing dishes and picking up after ourselves not a big deal but we did not tip. We paid for a clean cabin and that’s what we expected and received! Keep in mind where you are visiting “gorgeous Smoky Mountains” therefore it is steep. It is a bit if walk to lake, the handrail isn’t sturdy to the lake. The cabin itself was so nicely decorated with a unique swinging bed on deck, nice for napping! I also appreciated the deck was clean too! We spent a lot of time out there so it was nice no spider webs to go through or see. We rented a pontoon from H2O Rentals, they are very reasonable and accommodating (highly recommend ). We were happy with the location of this cabin private but near marina and Angelos’ at the Point Restaurant, recommend as well. All and all we truly enjoyed it after working a hot, hard season at our blueberry farm this was just what we needed for our 29th wedding anniversary !
Review by Paradise Point on 8/28/16 5:42 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
All and all satisfactory but would not recommend for boats and trailers. Extremely difficult parking. The driveway is hard on vehicles and trailers and could easily damage your equipment.
Old Home Place ..
Review by Deb on 8/26/16 7:00 PM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
We booked this cabin because it had all the amenities for a short stay while we also traveled to the Bristol Race. Unfortunate for us we had to make the drive to Bristol twice due to a rain out. This took one of our hang out in the cabin days away. This is a good time to note that this cabin is very secluded and quite an adventureous drive from the highway, especially at night. Bring enough food for a few days when you arrive. The cabin pretty much flows as the pictures show. The hot tub was good, kinda noisy at times. We tried to fish but the water level was low. It’s a peaceful, slow down kind of place. Beautiful views.
Review by Teemu on 8/26/16 2:41 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
Loved the cabin and the view. Fish weren’t biting but it was great watching the sunset at the dock. Beds are comfortable and everything you need is provided. Dish Network didn’t work, but we weren’t there to watch TV anyway. It was a bit strange that you need to put away all your dishes before you leave. It would be nice if you could leave clean dishes in the dishwasher. Because check out time is 10.00 am, it means that you must wash the last dishes by hand. Not something I want to do on a vacation. Cleaning crew asking for tips was also pretty strange. But those were little things – we had excellent time here and will be renting from Debbie also in the future.
Review by Maggie on 8/15/16 3:33 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
my family SO enjoyed this vacation! The cabin is incredible and a great bargain. I wish the water would have been higher; but you can’t fault Mother Nature and the draught. The cabin was so comfy and well stocked. It was decorated perfectly and the amount of lakefront property is incredible. We spent so much time fishing and swimming and building campfires. The porch is an oasis I dream I will have when I retire. We will return and we can’t wait. My 3 children (ages 14 and twin 9 year olds) said they want to come back here next year; they are so in love with it. More than Florida or Lake Michigan. If you are coming just be aware…this is a house on a lake in a remote area. It is well-water; so it will have a sulfur smell. We were totally fine with it because of what it is, but don’t be surprised!
REsponse: thank you for visiting with Hidden point. we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It is a wonderful property and those views, well, i guess its one of Million dollar views we hear about. We hope you come to visit again soon.
NC vaca ..
Review by Roberts Retreat on 8/12/16 8:24 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
We just came home from our stay at the Roberts Retreat. Beautiful cabin…. stairs are a little challenging going down toward inside garage door. they were not thought out well, and you have to lean over to reach door handle, as it is only about 3 ft from floor. and no hand rail going down, kinda weird. And going down to dock was a huge challenge. the steps (concrete) are steep and a flimsy rail only on one side. then you get to wooden decking steps, and we understand about the water level messing with the dock, but it was very difficult to get to dock. guests should be aware of the issues with getting to dock. in case of age related issues (walking or balance), or handicap. because some may not be able to use dock or lakefront. Coffee pot takes 30-40 minutes to make a pot of coffee. but all in all it was ok. beautiful lake and privacy. And it is funny that we were expected to clean up most everything before we left. as far as stripping beds, dishes and carting garbage off. when we were being charged a cleaning fee.
Review by Richard on 8/6/16 12:04 PM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
We had a great time. It was secluded but not far from pigeon forge. I think the vents for the air conditioning need cleaned out. Some of them were blocked out with insulation. Other than that it was great. I would recommend putting a strap around outside garbage can to keep rocky the raccoon from causing you to pick up garbage in the morning. Lol. The views of the lake are breathtaking. I will be back. We stayed August 1-5 2016
Review by The Richmonds on 8/1/16 9:59 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
Cabin was very nice. Had a great front porch that had wonderful views. The only complaint that we had was when it rained, the living room did have a small leak. Very satisfied with our week stay.
Response: thank you for Visiting, we are so glad you enjoyed Driftwood. it is wonderful. We had a massive thunder/rain storm when you were here, Most all our cabins had water coming in this storm. the wind blew and it rained sideways. Occasionally storms will do strange things. WE hope to see you again soon.
Country oasis just that..
Review by Bryne on 7/28/16 7:35 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
We started our vacation here and it was truly a get away. We wanted to be off the beaten path and hear nothing but peace and quiet, and that’s exactly what we got. Quiet cove, a dock to fish off and great views from the deck to enjoy a coffee or nightcap off. Wonderful time, thank you for sharing this oasis with us!
Response: thank you so much for visiting at Country Oasis. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It is a wonderful little place to stay. We love it also. Hope to see you again soon.
Review by Mike on 7/24/16 9:23 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
The location of the cabin provided easy access to several local attractions. The view of the lake was incredible, and we enjoyed the privacy. The steep incline to the boat dock was challenging, and the fact that it was not discussed in the description of the property was disappointing. If we had been older or had worse knees, we would not have been able to make the climb again and again. The air conditioning froze on us one night, as described in the book. This tells us that you are aware of ongoing issues with the system. The book also mentioned that we could be charged for possible maintenance calls. The renters are not responsible for property maintaining the system, and since you are aware of the issue, you should find a service technician that can repair or replace the system properly. This issue results from poor servicing. The unit is clearly low on freon, which would cause it to freeze up. For a properly maintained system, cooling to 70 degrees should be easily obtained.
REsponse: We are so glad you enjoyed Angel Cove, its an amazing home. The air conditioner has been replaced. However, there was a short time frame from it starting to cause problems and getting it ordered and then getting here and installed can’t happen overnight so we did have a few days of issues with it. This was not from neglect, it was just the normal waiting process of getting the heat/air company getting it here and installed. Some things just can’t be done immediately. Again we do apologise and so happy you enjoyed your stay.
Review by Hilltop Retreat on 7/11/16 7:29 AM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
The house itself was very nice with plenty of furnishings but the beds were small (twins) and the mattresses were awful (broken springs). The driveway is very steep with little to no room to turn around once up to top. The biggest negative surprise was there is a dog breeding facility right behind (40-50 feet)the property and you constantly have to listen to dogs barking. The boat ramp is right down the road but be aware it is clay and rocks, not paved. Small issue but would be nice to have an iron/ironing board. The area was beautiful and we enjoyed our family vacation but the house itself could use some upgrades and a little better disclosure about the breeding facility. The Lakefront cabin staff was very nice and helpful during the rental process and we would use them again, just not this particular rental.
Review by Katie on 7/10/16 1:29 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
We have used lakefront cabins multiple times in the past few years and we are always highly satisfied with our cabins. We stayed at Hidden Point last week and the cabin was BEAUTIFUL. The cabin was so clean and the pictures on the website didn’t do it justice. The view was absolutely breathtaking. We brought a boat and a jet ski and had plenty of room to dock them. We were 10 minutes from Swanns Marina which was very convenient to get gas and snacks while on the lake. I would recommend this cabin to anyone.
Response: Thank you Katie for visiting us at Hidden Point. It is a wonderful property and those views are amazing. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and be looking for ward to your return stay.
Response: Thank you Cathy for your kind remarks. It is a wonderful property. We are so glad you enjoyed Ponderosa and will be looking forward to your return visit.
Response: thank you for visiting Ol Fishin Hole. so glad you found the home to be to be neat and clean. Thats what we strive for. The lake is a large lake and out in the country and of course you are driving around all the fingers of the lake to get around it. this is normal access for lakefront properties as it is rural and remote to get to these out of the way cabins everyone looks for. We have tried very well to show the steps to the lake , etc by putting those pictures on the web pages so guests are well aware of them before booking. thank you for visiting with us.
Review by The Gregorys on 6/30/16 8:56 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
We loved staying at this cute little cabin!! Our son enjoyed the pool table and jumping off the dock!! We loved that we were able to bring our boat and had plenty of parking for it and our other vehicle!! The area seemed very safe and secure with the gated entry!! The only down falls I believe this cabin May of had was the musky smell due to the cabins age and the top step had a loose board that we had to make sure our son didn’t fall on!! Other than those small draw backs the cabin is perfect!! The deck and hot tub has beautiful views and made for a nice relaxing week!! We enjoyed the fact that we were only about 33 mins from Dollywood and could really use our season passes!! The only thing I would recommend to make this place 110% would be a ladder on the dock for swimming!!
Response: thank you so much for your kind remarks about Old homeplace. We are so glad you enjoyed the cabin and could make additional use of your Dollywood tickets. As far as the ladder for the dock, Insurance will not allow that. We have had some and were made to take them off. Hope to see you agian soon.
Old home place ..
Review by Mountaineers on 6/21/16 8:22 PM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
My family loves vacationing in the Smokies! Although we’ve been coming here for years, it was our first stay on the lake. We loved the cabin! Our teenage sons enjoyed the pool table, fishing, horseshoes and of course the hot tub! We spent the whole weekend at the cabin and enjoyed being together. The cabin was very clean and just as it appeared on the website. Our keypad was missing when we got there. I called and they took care of it as soon as I called. The cabin had games, horseshoes and even fishing poles. I think we now hold the world record for the longest UNO game. The boys already want to go back again! Easy walk to the dock and my husband caught a 10 pond flathead catfish!
Response: We are so glad you enjoyed Old Homeplace and look forward to your return. Its always nice to read reviews like this . Thank you so much for the kindness. See you before long.
Best Friends Reunion..
Review by Old Homeplace on 6/1/16 6:37 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
We stayed in this adorable cabin May 27 – May 31, 2016. My very best friend and her friend came up to visit me and we rented a lake cabin to spend the weekend hanging out away from the craziness in all our lives. Old Homeplace was absolutely perfect! It was super clean and welcoming when we arrived and provided everything we needed to stay there and not have to drive into town for food or fun. We were able to relax and enjoy ourselves with no worries! The only “problem” was the lock box for the gate key was a little tricky….but we claimed that to be operator error. We will definitely we renting from Lakefront Cabins again and again!!
Response: Thank you so much for the kind words, Getting together with old friends is so heartwarming. I am so glad you enjoyed Old Homeplace and we will expect to see you there again to visit.
Review by Family time on 5/25/16 11:07 AM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
The cabin was wonderful! Nestled away and very private. Very nice and clean. Water levels were down but still enough for swimming and fishing. We were made aware of water levels. If not sure ask. We drove to the aquarium during our stay, drive was not bad from cabin. We will definitely stay with these renters again. This is our second year staying with them and have used two different cabins. Both experiences were great!!
Response: Thank you so much for visiting Country Oasis. we are so glad you enjoyed your stay both visits and look forward to seeing you here again.
Review by Eric on 5/19/16 6:19 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
Very nice, fully outfitted cabin. Clean and comfortable. Great beds. Water was up enough for the dock to accommodate 2 boats. Having the launch ramp on the property was a great asset. The power outlet at the light pole down near the dock wasn’t working even though the light did work. Luckily we had long enough lines to run power from the cabin to our boats. When notified about this, the owner came over to check it out very quickly. Since we had cords that reached our boats he planned to fix it after we left, which was fine with us. I expect it’s already fixed. AC is not balanced in that the upstairs is comfortable but the basement is very cold. OK for sleeping though. Will seriously consider this location again in future years.
Response: thank you Eric for the so kind review. Twin Point is a very nice property. Hope to see you again
Wow, fishing was good too..
Review by Paradise-point on 4/18/16 10:46 AM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
Best “fishing cabin” ever. All five of us were very impressed, automatically approved for next year. We will be reserving when we check our calendars. Decorum was very artistic, yet mountain mystique as well. Cabin was well stocked and outside kitchen area was incredible just sorry weather prevented us from using it more. Having a dishwasher was excellent, but should be replaced by next season. The bottom rack is rusted and doesn’t run smoothly. We were unable to balance the heating in the lower level and make n floor. This was probably ignorance on our part. We will be back for many years to come. .
Review by Robbie on 4/5/16 2:54 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
The cabin was very nice. It’s a little tricky getting two boats in the driveway. You do have to back down the driveway with a boat. The kitchen is very nice. The grill was really good. There are plenty of hookups outside for charging your batteries. We were not able to use the dock or local access due to the water level being down. It was at 968 when we were there. It probably needs to be around 980 for the dock to be useful and the local access. It was a great cabin all around.
Response: Robbie , thank you for visiting Castaway Cove and so happy you enjoyed it. The first week of April is a little early for docks and ramps to be usable still, it does have to get a little later in the month for lots of the cabins on Douglas Lake to be accessable. Hope to see you here again
Review by Douglas on 4/4/16 10:17 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
Probably one of the nicer mountain homes I have stayed in. Perfect size. The only issue we had was we were informed that the private ramp and boat dock were not currently in water. But at no point did they include anything about the cove being completely void of water. DID NOT have the water views they advertised. Cove is very small and all we had was views of trailers. If the cabin is void of water for 9 months of the year, include that in your description and include pictures of the property when the water is not full pool so a renter knows exactly what to expect. Would rent this house again, but would only when full pool.
Response: Jim, We are so happy you enjoyed the Driftwood cabin, it is really very nice. Our web page does in face tell you exactly how the water levels are in off season. It exactly says this home has water access late April til Late August /early September. Other than that there is no water here. we even talked about it on the phone. Its great to know you will be visiting Driftwood again during those times. thank you for visiting
Stillwater Cove Spring Break..
Review by Maggie on 4/3/16 8:28 PM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
We thought the cabin was really pretty and spacious. Enjoyed the view and the upstairs bedrooms were really cute. Loved all the books and the board games. Loved that there was no WI-FI. The kids were forced to hang out with us. The cabin in very clean; back porch is awesome.. Just a few things: there is only one set of keys. We accidentally locked ourselves out and then found out that the cabin offices didn’t have a second set. It was resolved; but hope they make duplicates. Coffee maker needs replaced. But the house is gorgeous and we would rent it again. Outside spot lights aren’t functioning right or we couldn’t find the switch; so it’s pretty dark to come home at night. The cabin is awesome though.
Response: Thank you Maggie for the kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed Stillwater Cove. WE have a new coffee Maker and we hope you will come again.
Twin Point cabin..
Review by JJ on 4/3/16 7:27 AM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
We had a great time at this cabin. It was a very cozy and clean cabin. My kids loved playing ping pong and all the games on the arcade. We made smores each night at the fire pit area. I would highly recommended this cabin to anyone!
Response: Thank you so much for your kind remarks. It is a wonderful property and that firepit is amazing. We hope you will come to visit again.
Hidden Point Cabin..
Review by Momto8angels on 3/29/16 8:46 AM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
Our family stayed at Hidden Point cabin this past week… It’s absolutely wonderful! The cabin is beautiful, clean and well equipped with what we needed. The lake was drained a bit, but still beautiful with abundant deer and birds all around. The only complaint would be that there was tons of debri and garbage where the lake levels are low… I’m sure they will be cleaned up soon tho! The cabin is very private and peaceful and we highly recommend it to anyone!! We plan to return often:) we loved the wrap around porch and seating.
Response: Its so nice to know that your family enjoyed the Hidden Point. It is a wonderful property. Its good to hear you will be coming back to visit with us often. It truly is so peaceful out on the lake. Thank you so much for your kind remarks, it is appreciated.
Review by Generational Gathering on 3/28/16 9:13 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
With a somewhat last-minute decision, our extended family was looking for a location for a family gathering, after having lost a daughter/sister/wife/mother/ grandmother just a year ago and to celebrate our mother/grandmother’s 92nd birthday. Angel Cove was perfect. Secluded and quiet. Lots of room for different family activities. Extremely well equipped kitchen and LOTS of great board games. Beautiful view of lake, which was down, BUT house is far enough up the hill to still have a gorgeous view. Very clean. The setting and the house were just perfect for us . . .helped to facilitate both the healing and celebratory processes. We thought the three-day rental was a very good value. Web site was helpful, and interactions with staff were positive aND prompt.
Response: We are so happy to know your enjoyed Angel Cove cabin but mostly appreciate knowing your family has had some healing time and making new memories. Hope you come back to Angel Cove for even more memories. . It is wonderful . thank you so much for your kind remarks, it is appreciated .
chapel cove cabin –
Review by deb on 3/28/16 11:35 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
I do have a question for the owners of the cabin. If I have to do my own dishes, and make sure they are washed and put away, why is there not a dishwasher? I would not eat from the dishes without washing them first, wondering if the person before me actually washed them well and if their hands were clean! Gross. My idea of vacation is not washing dishes by hand!
Response: We are so sorry you there is not a dishwasher in Chapel Cove, however you knew that when you booked. I thought everyone still washed dishes by hand on occasion, we certainly do here. Since we spoke on the phone its great to know you loved the cabin other than washing the dishes.
Pleasant & Nice..
Review by GG on 1/4/16 9:09 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
Stayed at Chapel Cove after Xmas. The cabin was very nice & open. Enough kitchen amenities for cooking meals. Left sink was leaking under the sick but hubby was able to do quick fix. Area was quiet and yes no water in the lake however, the trail to the dock was a very pleasant walk for our family. People are very accommodating and our family appreciate Ms. Sims for assisting us last minute when we weren’t able to access our reservation info. THANK YOU!
Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and Thank You for visiting. Looking forward to seeing you agian .
Review by Curls on 12/1/15 7:21 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
Very nice cabin. Lots of privacy and quite. Would stay again and again. Thanks
Response: thank you for visiting and we hope to see you here again soon. thank you for your nice review
Review by Water’s Edge on 11/30/15 7:02 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
We had a wonderful stay at Waters edge, although the water had receeded down we had fun finding drift wood and rocks on the shore. Great deck to hang out on. Cabin was beautful, I really liked the screened porch area which was great for children to play and eat. Everyone had their own bathroom. There was a highchair already there, we used so we did not have to pack ours (although it was really dirty, I cleaned it up). I was disappointed that they did not give us more than 2 dishwasher tablets, would have given 5 star. It was very inconvenient hand washing the dishes for all of the family, the nearest store was…very far and the corner store did not carry dishwasher soap. Tip, bring your own dishwashing detergent, get milk before you get off the dandridge exit because the corner store did not carry milk. Would stay here again! The place was clean and scenic.
Response: Thank you for visiting , and thank you for your very nice review. Our instructions for check in however does tell you to bring all your soap and paper products. The dishwasher soap is an extra bonus we leave so we do not provide those fro the entire stay. Again so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon.
Review by Stacy on 11/2/15 9:13 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
We stayed at Stillwater cove from 10/27-11/2.We were very satisfied with our stay.Cabin was clean and very cozy.Loved the view!!Water level was very low,but the view from the back porch made up for it.Plenty of dishes,towels,linens,etc.Wouldve liked curtains on windows on the front door,and a little more hot water as there were 5 of us…but we made do.Also walkway to lake a little rough.Our 3rd time using lakefront cabins and without a doubt,the best vacation we have had!We will be back!!
Response: thank you for visiting again and we hope to see you here again soon.
Review by IN Family on 10/20/15 11:58 AM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
Beautiful Cabin with a great overlook view! Excellent price for the stay. Very helpful staff as the key got lost at night and we couldn’t get back in – very easy to get in contact to obtain another key- the situation could have been a disaster as it was getting chilly! Overall a great time there – would definitely return!
Review by ladylisa on 9/27/15 1:31 PM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
My husband and I stayed at Our Cabin on 9/20-9/25/15 for our 1st Anniversary the home is beautiful, views are amazing and sunsets to take your breath away. The trek down and up from the lake is very steep as stated, but wasn’t bad if you took your time and was well worth it to enjoy the wonderful lake. We brought our boat and were able to dock it below the house even with the low lake levels. We could not use most of dock though due to lake levels but it was still accessible and we even caught a few catfish from it. I would only suggest a good cleaning of all the decks, a new hose handle as the one down by the dock was broken, and maybe some new pans for the kitchen cause like all rentals these things wear out fast. We plan to return next summer so we can see and enjoy the lake when levels are up and most definitely will book thur Lakefront Cabins. A big thanks to Debbie for all your help!
Great Family Getaway..
Review by family on 9/8/15 11:24 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
Dream Hideaway was a great little cabin for our family in a perfect location just above the pool and boat ramp. I was pleasantly surprised with the interior – much nicer than what it appeared online. We really enjoyed the no TV and no internet which really helped encourage family time and disconnect from our day to day. There were tons of fun games and the dvd library was great for evenings once the kiddos went to bed. Beds were pretty comfy and lots of pillows and extra blankets. There are only a few items that would have made the long weekend even better: there were no scrubs to wash the dishes, the knives were pretty dull, and there was no gas in the grill. I believe the manual said to purchase a tank when you emptied it, but since there was no gas when we arrived, purchasing a new tank for just 3 nights just didn’t make lots of sense so we decided to do stir fry instead of shish-kabobs Overall, a great stay and great cabin and location. Debbie who helped us find the rental and coordinated logistics was very friendly. I would definitely recommend to others, and hope to visit again soon.
Review by Caliboy on 8/31/15 10:42 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
We very much enjoyed our end of the summer week in the cabin. We loved that the cabin was stocked with almost all of the essentials (minus a toaster). We spent the week on the lake thanks to H20 Sports just down the road. Everyone there was nice and helpful and you can get multi day rental discounts. The cabin was plenty big enough for myself, my wife and out two teenagers. Its nice when everyone gets their own room even while on vacation. We had an issue with a locked bathroom door and the management and cleaning crew called back within minutes to solve the problem. It was a relaxing week in a beautiful cabin with a beautiful view. Access to the water from the cabin could have been easier, but we made it without a problem. If Douglas Lake comes up on our vacation radar again, we would use Lakefront Cabins again for another wonderful vacation.
August 2015 stay..
Review by Sunset Breeze on 8/24/15 2:08 PM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
This was our first vacation trip to the State of Tennessee, and will not be our last. The cabin is beautifully located on Douglas Lake over looking a quiet back bay of the reservoir with more than an antiquate depth of water to boat, ski, and tube on. My grandchildren swam from the dock in the warm, safe water. Our boat was safe from and wake from the nearly non-existent watercraft during our week long stay. The cabin itself was extremely clean and cool. The deck overlooks the bay with great views of the sunset in this very rustic setting. I cannot report any inconvenience or short comings of the property. It is without question that I recommend this property for any small group for a week stay. We are planning on a return in the summer of 2016. A.L. Gilson Captain, USN, Retired
Review by Rise Up on 8/24/15 8:47 AM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
This is the second year in a row we have used this location and had so much fun the first year we added an extra night onto this years trip to make it four nights. The cabin is great for couples and allows everyone to have a nice size bedroom and their own bathroom. We spend every evening on the large screened in deck/porch and cook on the grill. One day is always spent on the lake and very convenient to Bristol and golf is also enjoyed in Seiverville. Very well maintained cabin and kitchen is well stocked for practical use. We will be BACK!!!
Review by Big Kahuna on 8/11/15 7:57 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
We absolutely loved our stay. We had three families from three different states and we all had a wonderful time. So much so that we are actively coordinating our schedules to rent it again next year. That is really saying something when 11 people, aged from 4 – 56 all want to repeat next year! The cabin was exactly as it is pictured, clean and well stocked. The boat ramp is rather steep, but I had no problem pulling my 18′ runabout out with a front wheel drive SUV. The hot tub and pool table provided hours of fun for teenagers and adults. We did have one issue with the well pump and management had a plumber onsite within 20 minutes, at 7:40 am! Great job! Overall fantastic experience and we can’t wait for next year.
Review by hilltop hideaway on 8/3/15 9:03 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
We just spent a week here with 8 adults and a 3 year old and 10 month old. Loved there were four king beds – our 6’5″ son-in-law was especially happy that he didn’t have to have a smaller bed. Bedrooms were nice size – able to put a blow up bed in one for the 3 year old and a pack-n-play in one for the ten month old. Really appreciated the second refrigerator on the porch – put pop and drinks here and had two freezers to store ice in for a daily trips on the water. The path down to the water was steep, but we knew this ahead of time and the owners provide a gator which was a huge help with the little ones and hauling coolers down. Some of us walked up and down for the exercise Enjoyed the wrap around porch – the weather was very warm so the fans on the porch were put to good use. Had two cars and two trucks and was worried about parking, but there was plenty of room There were plenty of towels, pilllow, cooking utinsels, etc. Owners were very helpful and responded to problems quickly – the upstairs air-conditioner broke down, but was fiixed within a few hours so no big problem. We loved our time here. We rented a pontoon and were shocked at how little traffic there was on the lake , next time we will rent one we can pull a tube with.http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/kentucky/10-restaurants-in-ky/
a overall great stay..
Review by our cabin on 8/1/15 12:04 PM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
would have 5 stars if not for the very steep walk to dock and back. fishing was good at dock. the cabin was greatâ¦clean and quite frankly pretty well stocked with spices and everything u needed to cook a great dinner. thanks for having a backup tank of propane. the price was very very fair for the cabin. we had over 60, in 40s and two grandkids 7 and 11â¦.worked out just fine. a very small item, lights in shower did not workâ¦.everything else was great. we would rent this again.
Lazy Bear Cabin..
Review by Sam on 7/29/15 5:47 PM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
This was our first trip to Douglas Lake and we loved our accommodations at Lazy Bear Cabin. It was even bigger then expected, comfortably furnished and had a great wrap around porch with wooden rocking chairs and a porch swing. The pool and lake were within walking distance. We will likely be back to stay in Lakefront Cabins.
Still looking for Little Joe..
Review by Ponderosa on 7/26/15 10:18 AM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
This was our second stay at the Ponderosa so obviously we enjoy the cabin. Great improvement this year was the added ceiling fans in each second floor bedroom. 93 and humid outside…very comfortable inside. Love the Great Smokey Mountains and Douglas Lake!
Enjoyed our visit..
Review by Angel Cove Hideaway on 7/21/15 1:07 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
We enjoyed our visit to Angel Cove. The house was perfect for our family. The hill was steep to climb but worth the effort. The lay out was very good for us. The beds were comfortable and plenty of water for everyone to take showers. We were in TN for a family reunion so we spent a lot of our time at the reunion site and on Lake Douglas. It was easy for us to find our way around for shopping and other fun things to do. We hope to move to Tn soon. We will recommend Angel Cove to our friends.Many thanks
Review by CB on 7/21/15 10:03 AM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
This was our family’s second stay with Lakefront Cabins. This year we stayed at the Driftwood. We absolutely loved it!!! The cabin was beautiful as well as the view of the lake. We really enjoyed the private boat dock and ramp. There was even a little area for the kids to swim in the lake by the dock. Most of the complaints I have read from other reviews (ie. paper products, soap, trash etc.) are items that are clearly listed in the rental agreement as not being provided. I guess if you want unlimited items you should stay at a hotel not a cabin. The only flaw we found in the cabin was the toilet seat in the main bathroom was loose. It just needs a new plastic screw on the seat. We will definitely be looking to rent this cabin again next year!!! A big shout out to Lakefront Cabins and their clean, beautiful cabin rentals!!!!
Review by KC on 7/20/15 7:42 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
Party of 8 stayed for 5 days. Everything was nice. Would stay again.
Old Fishing Hole..
Review by Old Fishing Hole on 7/13/15 1:31 PM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
We stayed in old fishing hole! Everything about our trip was AWESOME!! We had a blast and Will definitely be back!!!
Great Fun and Fireworks..
Review by Ken on 7/8/15 6:39 PM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
The property was exactly what we wanted. On the lake, lake view, pier to relax on and read, and just watch the boat traffic go by. The house was comfortable and well equipped with everything we needed. The highlight was on the Fourth of July, we sat on the deck with a bowl of popcorn, and a bottle of wine and watched all the fireworks from around the lake. Both neighbors with fireworks and we were able to see the fireworks displays from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville.
Nicely kept property..
Review by Castaway Cove on 7/3/15 8:14 AM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
Beautiful home tucked away in a quiet cove on Lake Douglas. Property was clean and well kept. Blinds on the bedroom windows would be a good addition to the home, as well as replacing the outdoor lights that no longer lit up at dusk. Only steps away from the lake, home provided a good dock for our boat. If you bring a larger boat, you would want to use a marina, and not the community launch- it was very small and hard to back a larger craft into the lake. We enjoyed our stay, and would definitely recommend this property to anyone looking for a quiet get away on the lake.
Review by #Readytogoback on 7/1/15 9:30 AM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
My family and I just got back from a weekend stay at Roberts Retreat. We had a wonderful time and was well satisfied with our choice of cabins. It was very clean and the beds were comfortable. We loved the swinging bed on the screened in porch. It was very private and quiet, didn’t have to worry about our children being too loud. The only complaint that I would have would be the LONG HAUL down to the dock. It was extremely hard on my parents to get up and down the steep stairs. Also, not a fan of the stainless steel cookware. Overall, a very nice place, would recommend to anyone.
Review by Old Homestead on 6/29/15 11:55 AM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
We have just returned from a weekend at the Old Homestead. It is a charming cabin, very clean and with great access to the dock & lake. It rained quite a bit, but the large porch overlooking the lake was great even in pouring down rain. Our grandsons were able to take a canoe ride. There is little insulation as far as noise so you need to love the persons upstairs. Overall, we had a great time.
Douglas Lake Cabins..
Review by kippy on 6/29/15 5:36 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
Our Guest had nothing but positive comments about the cabins we rented for our daughters wedding. The cabins were clean and well equipped. Scenery was fantastic and Douglas Lake was beautiful. Our family and friends are planning to make these cabins a yearly vacation site.
Blue Heron Landing..
Review by Family Trip on 6/25/15 7:42 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
The cabin was very clean and spacious for our yearly family event. We always enjoy trying new cabins that Lakefront Cabins offers and Debbie is wonderful to work with.
wonderfull cabins around Lake Douglas..
Review by Janet` on 6/24/15 1:35 PM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
My husband and I rented 6 cabins for our daughters wedding and they turned out to be the wonderful for our friends and family. I forgot to get my pink rob on the back of a door but other than that everything was clean just beautiful. And our stay was great. Douglas lake is so scenic and refreshing from every cabin except one that is in the mountains it had views that are gorgeous. Thank you Debbie for being so helpful and kind.
Review by Angie on 6/22/15 9:31 AM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
We loved our stay at Roberts Retreat! Very peaceful, clean and a beautiful modern/rustic cabin. The dÃ©cor was gorgeous and the swinging bed on the porch overlooking the lake the ultimate spot for relaxation! The short drive to Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg was an added bonus! We will definitely be back.
Review by Family vacationers from Illinois on 6/20/15 5:34 PM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
We absolutely loved our family time at Driftwood! Debbie was so friendly and quick to respond through emails. We loved the layout of the cabin – it was more of an open floor plan than we thought, but it was perfect for our vacation. We enjoyed swimming in the lake and catching bluegills with the kids. The porch and hot tub were awesome!! We liked having the volleyball ner and horseshoes as well. The pool table was used nightly by dads and kids – so much fun! We aren’t big pool players so we didn’t care too much about the tips. The beds were not comfortable but we didn’t care. A larger garbage outside would have been nice but we understand that too much outside garbage could have attracted critters. We just made sure to take our garbage anytime someone was headed to town. New cushions on the rocking chairs outside would make sitting out in the evenings even more pleasant. Overall, we loved our time at driftwood and only wish we could have stayed longer than a week. Thanks for helping us make great family memories!!
Long trip 2015..
Review by Family Vacation on 6/14/15 5:09 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
We stayed at the Ponderosa and had a wonderful time. It had plenty of space for our large family. The only negative comments we have would be the mattress on the lower level of the bunk bed and the mattresses for the 2 roll away beds. They were not fit to be slept on. We had brought air mattresses as a back up in case we ran into problems so we were no effected by this issue. Besides that, it was absolutely wonderful!!! I would highly recommend the Ponderosa and Douglas Lake. We had a pleasant experience with lakefront cabins and the owner of the cabin. We are already planning on returning in a few years. Also, we brought our own speed boat and rented a pontoon from Lighthouse Marina. We had a good experience with Lighthouse Marina too!!!
Review by The Fishingð Family on 6/5/15 4:20 AM IP Address: 18.104.22.168
The Fishing Family had an awesome, fantastic fun time on Douglas lake and off the lake, there were plenty of fish around the dock for the kids and grandkids to fish and swim, we enjoyed the beautiful colorful sunsets every evening. Yes we would love to come back someday, the only thing we did not care for was the long exhausting walk up and down the stairs that were falling apart to the awesome dock. But it was all good exercise for us. Great place too stay the beds were great, big bathrooms didn’t care for the sulfur water either.
Review by Old Fishin Hole on 6/3/15 11:16 AM IP Address: 22.214.171.124
This cabin was awesome! It was very clean and water and view was wonderful! We will definitley be back to this cabin. The people we rented from were very helpful and nice which is hard to find now days. Thanks for a wonderful and relaxing stay!
Review by Ohio Couple on 5/25/15 8:45 AM IP Address: 126.96.36.199
First let me say your web site was spot on. We chose this cabin because it was easy to get to water and fish. This cabin and views were beautiful. We sat on back porch every morning for coffee and watched the lake come alive. Four nights we heard the frogs making beautiful music, it was wonderful. The only negative was not enough coat hangers. We would rent this cabin again.
Ole Fishin’ Hole..
Review by n on 5/16/15 6:14 AM IP Address: 188.8.131.52
Overall nice cabin, it was clean upon arrival and very peaceful setting.
Review by ellisfam on 4/9/15 7:46 AM IP Address: 184.108.40.206
We really enjoyed our stay at Sunset Breeze. The water levels were low, but that’s understandable this early in the season and the dock was still floating. We were able to do a little fishing and hang out by the water. The hot tub is a fun addition overlooking the lake and we enjoyed it. The cabin is also close enough to town that driving in to see the sights isn’t a problem. Next time, we’ll bring some movies and games for rainy, cool evenings. Overall, we loved the cabin and will definitely stay again.
ole fishin hole..
Review by tcat on 3/30/15 9:04 PM IP Address: 220.127.116.11
Thank you so kindly for a great place to get a way and so close to other entertainment. it was a great spring break with my family!