Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA

4460 Walnut Road, SE

Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

Reserve: 800-562-0792

Info: 740-928-0706

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Cabin Reviews

Aug 18, 2014
This is a very nice KOA. I stay every year and come back because it is well maintained, good activities and a good variety of camping options.
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014
We had a great relaxing time. It was the perfect short getaway experience.. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. We definently want to come back and have told all of our friends!!
Aug 15, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
Been coming for several yrs. And hopefully many more. Everyone has been super to us. Go Rhonda! Thank you all!
Aug 05, 2014
Aug 05, 2014
Great that trailer site was next to the cabin. Credit card for key deposit created a problem.
Aug 05, 2014
The park like setting and flowers were very nice. The person I dealt with in the office was "borderline" rude. I was not impressed with the unfriendliness of the staff and will not return to this KOA.
Aug 03, 2014
Owners and Staff were friendly as always. Great breakfasts at the pavilion!
Aug 02, 2014
Aug 02, 2014
The Kamping Kabin was as clean and nice as any of the many we have stayed in and the location suited us as we were visiting friends that live a few miles from your KOA. Did not like your $6. charge if we wanted to show them the cabin. They are former campers that we met at a campground many years ago and would possibly try camping again via Kabin as they no longer have their 5th wheel.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Our $6 visitor fee includes 1 hour free, just return to the office on your way out and we will refund your visitor fee. Also this fee gives you access to the entire campground all day, including the pool.
Jul 31, 2014
Great experience start to finish. Cabin, grounds very clean and well taken care of. Everyone extremely friendly & helpful. We'll be back!
Jul 30, 2014
It was wonderful and the staff was so helpful. Thank you !!!!
Jul 29, 2014
Being a long time member, this last stay atBuckeye Lake,ohio just did us in. We made reservations on July 15th. For two nights, I spoke to Katelyn on Phone and we selected Cabin 4 due to Cabin 5 being not available. Checked in & was told #4 was assigned to someone else.switched by manager-why make reservations? Got mgr out off bed,by then close to 10pm-told her #1 was a shed/shack. Mold inside.
Jul 28, 2014
We stay here every year for our family campout...and we always have a BALL! Rhonda and Alyce are ALWAYS so helpful and kind to all of us and we love coming here....so much for the kids to do and everyone loves the pool. Thanks for another great stay. See you next year!!
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 26, 2014
Everything was great except for there was a ton of Mosquitos even in the daylight hours. They did spray one night but a little late. I do know that it has been an extremely wet summer. Other than that, perfect!
Jul 23, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
What I liked - the bathrooms had recently been renovated and were really nice (little surprised that they were locked with a code but maybe because a local bar was right outside the site?). What disappointed me? cabins VERY close together, and no fire pits.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

This obviously was not Buckeye Lake KOA, we do not have any restrooms with codes for the bathrooms. All of our Cabins and Deluxe Cabins have fire pits and charcoal grills.
Jul 22, 2014
it was wonderful, very friendly and helpful staff.The only problem for us were the mosquito population.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for your comments, Our County Health Department checks the creek and the entire campground weekly and has never found the creek area to be a problem. They also spray each Thursday night unless it is raining. We do everything they suggest to lessen the threat of the Mosquitoes.
Jul 22, 2014
Nice campground, very clean. We stayed in a one room cabin. Mattresses are plastic and a little hard, we brought foam toppers which helped. We were planning to boat and fish on Buckeye Lake. The lake is terrible full of algae. We ended up driving to Alum creek everyday.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Sorry for the inconvenience of having to drive, i am sure you know there is nothing we can do about Buckeye Lake, and it should be back to normal soon. We must use this kind of mattress so it can be cleaned.
Jul 21, 2014
We where very impressed with everything. We loved the people ,the food and the cabin to name a few. We highly recommend and stay there anytime.
Jul 21, 2014
We really enjoy this KOA. There is lots to do and it is very clean. However, we feel like we are nickel and dimed for every little thing and it is very off-putting.
Jul 20, 2014
All family members really enjoyed our stay.
Jul 16, 2014
We really like this KOA while traveling to Indianapolis. Thinking about staying longer sometime in the future.
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Honestly, the facilities were nice and the cabin we stayed in was clean. However, I felt that I was being watched - like we were going to do something wrong. There was a ton of rules for this KOA - unlike others - and it was just a bit much.
Jul 14, 2014
Had a great time. Staff was friendly and helpful. Campground was clean and very pretty.
Jul 14, 2014
Friendly staff, super clean restrooms, lots of activities for kids & quiet park at night. We travel a lot all over the country, & this is one of the best parks where we have stayed.
Jul 14, 2014
We stayed in a 2 room cabin and had a great time. Everything was clean and bug-free when we arrived, even the bathrooms. We would definitely stay again.
Jul 12, 2014
All was great except the jumping pillow was available only for a limited time.
Jul 12, 2014
The culvert needs to be cleaned out to allow the standing water in the creek to drain. Otherwise the park was very well kept.
Jul 10, 2014
Had a great time as we always do. Grandkids had a blast, I will be posting pics from our stay on the website and my face book page for all to see.. and we will see you next July!!!!
Jul 10, 2014
The stay in the cabin was comfortable and the restrooms were exceptional. However the price was higher than expected and I was very disappointed to have to pay an extra 4.00 for a second internet connection to allow use of my cell phone and that of my grandson considering the cost of the rental. I doubt that I would spend the $ at this site again.
Jun 30, 2014
As always, super clean and most of the staff members are great. But, I gotta tell you, Mike is so rude! Seriously almost let him ruin our trip over an argument in the arcade. Luckily, I didn't, but I'm not sure we will be back.
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
The facilities were very nice and clean. Our Cabin was great. However the pool and playground are have a lot of noise from traffic. Both are too close to the road.
Jun 27, 2014
Lodge is beautiful and nicely stocked. The campground is a little slow during the week. It'd be nice for them to have weekday activities for the kids. Not everyone stays there on the weekends. Also, this is the "strictest" campground I've ever been to. What I mean by that is the security people are a constant presence, the amenities that they do have are severely restricted (short open times)
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Lots of good activities for us and our grandson. Water pressure in showers was not the greatest and the showers by the office had only cold water one morning.
Jun 20, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
Be prepared for Mosquitos
Jun 16, 2014
The staff members here were top notch and made us feel really welcome! There was so much to do, we didn't get to all the activities available. The grounds were clean and in great condition. The attentiveness and security the staff provided meant a lot to us. It's very family friendly. The well stocked store and good cooking were appreciated.
Jun 14, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
Very nice but very pricey! To charge for every little thing is a bit ridiculous!
Jun 02, 2014
We started with this KOA back in 2005. Our recent visit reminded us of what and were our expectation are based great hosts security to hold down over packing of other visitors. They show how much they care about having you as a guest.
May 28, 2014
The facilities are very clean and all of the staff is so nice and helpful.
May 27, 2014
Always a pleasure!
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