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Chardon, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 4 March 2014

our cottage overlooked the lake. it is dated, but quaint. the only disadvantage is the master bedroom has a large twin bed, not even a double. each cottage has its own fire pit. in other words, perfect! awesome staff from the front desk at check in to Stephanie (f & b director). every table in the restaurant has a magnificent...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know of your experience here at Deer Creek. The cottage bed can feel a little small but I assure you it is a full size bed. We are working on replacing these with Queens in the near future. I am proud you found the staff to be “awesome” and couldn’t agree with you more. Thanks...

Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Our room had a spectacular view. It was large and clean, and the beds were very comfortable. Bathroom was clean and updated. The lodge was crowded and very noisy, well into the wee hours of the night. The pool was a typical hotel pool, nothing fancy, but it was VERY warm, which we loved on a very snowy weekend! The...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

Our rooms do have some spectacular views and I’m glad you had the chance to enjoy them. On behalf of the Chef and the staff here at Deer Creek we would like to apologize for your restaurant experience! The Chef and his team strive to exceed your expectations and it appears we have failed you in this area. I assure...

Hopedale, Ohio
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We stay here every year for our group's annual banquet. Restaurant is overpriced, so we take our own food for breakfast & lunch. The food at the banquet is usually pretty good. Indoor pool & weight room are very nice. In the past years, we had a room where the heat didn't work. They changed our room for us and...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your weekend stay with us. As a valued repeat guest it is always good to hear of your experiences so we may fine tune areas needing attention. We have just rolled out a new dining room menu which includes more reasonably priced options while continuing to offer our All you can eat Friday...

Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 30 January 2014

While staying at the lodge during a unique deep freeze in temperatures, my friends and I smelled cigarette smoke. We reported it to the front desk staff who then had maintenance check it out. Maintenance did not locate the source. The front desk staff called to see if we wanted to move. We accepted the offer. They offered to assist...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We strive to exceed our guests expectations and it sounds like we were able to do that for you. I apologize you had to deal with the cigarette smoke but am happy your weekend turned out great for you all.

Greenville, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 22 January 2014 via mobile

Haven't been here in a few years. Has always been a special place in our hearts. Was very pleasantly surprised with all the updates and improvements. Made a great place even better. Rooms are cozy and clean. Lots to do there. Food is good and the views are spectacular. Watched a deer eating outside the restaurant window while we ate...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thanks for a great letter! We are very pleased you enjoyed another stay here with us. We are continually working to update and improve the facilities and our services. It is rewarding to hear that you experienced this first hand and were kind enough to share it.

McComb, Ohio
Reviewed 21 January 2014

The lodge and rooms were acceptable but there were other issues that annoyed us. First off I made reservations several months in advance and reserved the room with a credit card. When I received my next credit card statement I found that I had already been charged for one nights stay. Normally when I reserve motel rooms there are no...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments as it allows us the opportunity to continually improve. We apologize our breakfast buffet did not meet your expectations. I am following up with our team to see where we may have fallen short during this weekend. We usually receive great comments on our breakfast buffet and take pride in the fact that we offer fresh...

Westerville, Ohio, Usa
Reviewed 20 December 2013

What a great place to have a business retreat and to bring your family. The rooms are large and the service is very good. Keep in mind that this state park was built on a man made lake that has boating and fishing. It has a golf course and some trails with camp sites. The major part of the business...

Thank Harvey A
Reviewed 23 November 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at Deer Creek Lodge and cottages. The location of this wonderful place is just minutes from Grove City and major highways. The staff is so polite, the grounds are clean and the cottages offer the best place to gather with friends and family. We live in New Jersey and only get back to Ohio...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

We know you have many choices in the area when it comes to picking a place to stay. We are very pleased to hear you had a great stay with us and we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to your next visit.

Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

This was a hard review to write. There were bad things and good things. I feel that all the bad things were corrected and the good things well made up for the bad. The restaurant food is very overpriced and tasted blah. Don't eat there. The rooms are spacious and well laid out. A nice 32"LCD television was in the...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

Congratulations on your newborn. It’s great to think that their first trip was to an Ohio State Park and that they will have many more years growing up in such a great park system. I’m happy to read that what issues you had were taken care of and overshadowed by the good things you experienced. We look forward to your...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Considering Ohio's place as a premier state park destination, I had higher expectations for Deer Creek. I think it's the times . . . courtesy just isn't a learned behavior anymore. That said, Brenda at the front desk is a gem. She was pleasant no matter what we threw at her, a genuine ambassador for Deer Creek. Kudos, too, to...

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William G, General Manager at Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center, responded to this review

I apologize for the inconsistent service you received during your visit. We take pride in offering great service consistently and we need to follow through in order for this to happen. I will be looking into the issues you brought up as well as forwarding your comments to the park office concerning the trail conditions. Thank you for bringing these...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by more than 3,100 tranquil acres, Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center is just 30 minutes south of Columbus, Ohio. We offer 110 guestrooms perfect for a quiet and romantic weekend getaway or a fun-filled family reunion. All lodge guestrooms have a private balcony or patio to give you a scenic view of the park, lake or outdoor pool. We also have 25 two-bedroom cottages (three with roll-in showers), each with a fully equipped kitchen, full bath, living room, dining area and a screened-in porch. Rafter's Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; the gift shop operates seven days a week. Our 18-hole championship golf course is diverse, challenging and exciting for golfers of all skill levels. Other things to do: boating, fishing, hiking, cycling, camping, and many more recreational activities! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center

Address: 22300 State Park Road 20, Mount Sterling, OH 43143-9542
Region: United States > Ohio > Mount Sterling
Price Range: $132 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 135
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“Try to get a room with a lake view”
 of 5 bubbles JeffreyG648, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lake views are best but they will not guarantee you get one.”
 of 5 bubbles karena740, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the water are nice. Exits to exterior are on 2nd floor (not first).”
  • Rust and gunk
  • Dirty light fixtures
  • Nice warm bulbs...
  • Daylight bulbs in the same room. Strange.
  • Damaged paint in room
  • Ceiling in our room
  • Rattling dirty fan
 of 5 bubbles Jim335, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms that have balconies and overlook the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles TekPa, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The best view is the 'lake' view”
 of 5 bubbles bulldana1967, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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