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4.5 out of 5

"We visited in December and the place was aglow with Christmas lights. It's 100% lodge with all the wood, animal decor, fireplaces, out door ice rink ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 11 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

Upscale beachfront lodge with 4 outdoor pools

Beachfront retreat

Within 9 miles (15 km) of this lodge, you'll find Table Rock Lake and Table Rock Lake State Park. Showboat Branson Belle is within 9 miles (15 km) and Branson Landing is within 12 miles (20 km).

18-hole golf course

This smoke-free lodge features a private beach, a golf course, and a full-service spa. Bring the family and enjoy the children's club, mini golf, and kid-friendly dining. Enjoy a meal in one of the 8 restaurants and perks like free WiFi.

Luxury Tent, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$495* Per night/room Jul 5 - Jul 6

Big Cedar Lodge ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Big Cedar Lodge

Everyone (5) Family (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 13, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 14, 2020 by Front Office Management

Thank you for your review! This resort is quite the experience and we strive to make the experience top-notch along with sporting genuine Ozarks hospitality. We would love to see you back for another visit soon!

5 out of 5
We visited in December and the place was aglow with Christmas lights. It's 100% lodge with all the wood, animal decor, fireplaces, out door ice rink and rustic charm. The staff was great and explained the activities that are on site. Wonderful food at the restaurant!

Posted by on Dec 11, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 12, 2019 by Front Office Management

Thank you for your review and welcome to the great Ozarks! This resort is quite the experience and we strive to make the experience top-notch along with sporting genuine Ozarks hospitality. We would love to see you back for another visit soon!

2 out of 5

Posted by on May 30, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 1, 2019 by Front Office Management

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019

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Apr 1, 2019 by Front Office Management

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Feb 15, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 1, 2019 by Front Office Management

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between July 24 and March 31.

Property Features

A private beach is featured. As a guest of Big Cedar Lodge, you'll find a full-service spa, a golf course, and 4 outdoor swimming pools. There are 8 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 6 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. There are 15 meeting rooms available. An indoor pool, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool are also featured at the luxury Big Cedar Lodge. This 4.5-star Ridgedale lodge is smoke free.

  • 100 guestrooms or units
  • 8 dining venues
  • 6 bars or lounges
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 4
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Sofa bed
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Big Cedar Lodge offers 100 accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Devil's Pool - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Buzzard's Bar - This bar serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Uncle Buck's Grill - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Truman Cafe & Custard - This café serves breakfast and lunch. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including a private beach. 4 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Ropes course on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Cedar Creek Spa has massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 22.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 16 and USD 30 for adults, USD 8 and USD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Big Cedar Lodge Ridgedale
  • Big Cedar Ridgedale
  • Big Cedar
  • Big Cedar Resort
  • Big Cedar Hotel Ridgedale
  • Big Cedar Lodge Lodge
  • Big Cedar Lodge Ridgedale
  • Big Cedar Lodge Lodge Ridgedale

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.