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Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center

4404B State Route 125, Friendship, OH 45663-9003 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to the cabins at Shawnee for several years. We recently decided to go stay in one over the weekend and were regretfully very disappointed. Upon booking online, there was no red flags on their webpage that warns customers that they no longer...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Justin G
Reviewed 29 August 2018

On August 3, 4 and 5, my family went to Portsmouth OH for a family reunion. Several of us stayed for three nights One member stayed for 5 nights. Our rooms were extremely damp and musty. The air conditioners did not remove any moisture from...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Theresa M
Response from Robin M, General Manager at Shawnee Lodge and Conference CenterResponded 31 August 2018

Please allow me the opportunity to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. Your willingness to share your thoughts are appreciated. We are committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities. We sincerely regret that we fell short of...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Upon entering our room it looked clean, but further inspection shows dirty walls, stained carpets, dirt/lent hanging out of bathroom vents, the same for the air conditioner. wallpaper coming apart at seems in hallways, stained carpets in hallways, filthy windows everywhere, and apparently there is...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank justanotherman60
Response from Robin M, General Manager at Shawnee Lodge and Conference CenterResponded 31 August 2018

Please accept my sincere apology for any issues you encountered during your recent visit. We take great pride in our beautiful lodge and are sad to hear that we fell short of your expectations. We appreciate your feedback as this aides us in being better...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to the lodge for a family escape - we needed a break in between two weekends of family reunions in the area. The room was comfortable and nice sized. The property is dated but very lodgey. Our balcony overlooked the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from Robin M, General Manager at Shawnee Lodge and Conference CenterResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your recent visit to our state park! Although we are away from the hustle and bustle of a large city we do offer several activities in the park such as canoeing, kayaking, hiking, swimming, golfing, disc golf, fishing, nature programs, etc. We...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

We stayed in both the cabin and the lodge. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous, and there are several hiking trails around the area. The lodge has a huge indoor and outdoor pool and a game room to keep the kids busy. The view right behind...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Helice D
Response from Robin M, General Manager at Shawnee Lodge and Conference CenterResponded 22 June 2018

We agree "The scenery is absolutely gorgeous!" Thank you for your business and please come see us again!

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Shawnee Lodge and Conference Center, surrounded by the 63,000 acres of Shawnee Forest, is just two hours from either Columbus or Cincinnati. We offer 50 lodge guestrooms, each with a private balcony, perfect for a More quiet and romantic weekend getaway or a fun-filled family reunion. Our 25 two-bedroom cottages each come with a fully equipped kitchen, full bath, living room, dining area and a screened-in porch. The O-Hee-Yuh Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner year-round. Our 18-hole championship golf course is diverse, challenging and exciting for golfers of all skill levels. Other activities you’ll find here include: boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Golf course
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$114 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shawnee Hotel Friendship
United States > Ohio > Friendship
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$114 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shawnee Hotel Friendship
United States > Ohio > Friendship
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19 March 2016|
Response from charlottebhayes |
Do you have handicapped accessible rooms? Is bed bug problem solved?
26 June 2015|
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Response from Mac_Mama80 | Property representative |
Pets are welcome at Shawnee in specific pet friendly cottages. *Cottage rate and pet fee apply.
Room Tips
"Pick a different hotel."
29 Aug 2018
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"If you like private, quiet, outdoor balcony sitting outisde your room, request a wood view room instead of..."
21 Jun 2018
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"Check the website and talk to desk to express your needs"
22 Oct 2017
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"We were on the 3rd floor. Try to get the 2nd if you don't want to walk a lot of stairs."
10 Oct 2017
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