Frequently Asked Questions
Where Are Your Cabins Located?
Our cabins are located 6 miles north of Broken Bow.From Broken Bow go 6 miles to the 1st 259A main entrance into Beavers Bend Resort Park. Turn right (east) on 259A (across from Hochatown Country Lodge & Adam & Eve’s Convenience Store), go 1.2 mi. (at end of straight stretch), to Southern Hills sign on right. Turn right into Southern Hills. Cabins are located in Southern Hills.
How to Contact Us?
Please contact us through Airbnb messages for any questions are problems. Cell phone service is poor in this area.
Are Your Cabins on the Lake or River?
Broken Bow Lake and Mountain Fork River are on property owned by the US. Government and controlled by the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers. There are no private owned cabins on the lake or directly below the lake on Mountain Fork River. We are 2 miles from the entrance to Beavers Bend Resort Park & 3 1/2 miles from dam of Broken Bow Lake. If launching boat, we are 5 miles from Broken Bow Lake Marina.
What Is There To Do While In the Area?
The area offers many activities. We are located only minutes away from Beavers Bend State Park, Broken Bow Lake and the Ouachita National Forest. To see a list of activities visit our website home page tab of area attractions and also check out Rhonda’s Guide book on your Airbnb reservation.
What Do We Need To Bring?
Our cabins come fully furnished. The only thing you need to bring is food, clothes and personal hygiene items. We provide fully furnished kitchens, including cooking utensils, pots, pans, plates & glasses. Linen & towels are also furnished.You may want to bring fire logs to help start a campfire pit.. Also additional items to bring are flash lights ( in case of power outage), bug spray (watch out for chiggers if walking in woods or grass), additional 1st aid, charcoal, lighter fluid and firewood.
What Is the Cost to Rent a Cabin?
Cabin rental costs vary by size and seasonality. See Airbnb reservations for more detailed information on cost.
Airbnb charges your credit card. We do not. Please contact Airbnb about credit card charges.
Can We Check In Early?
Check in time is after 3pm. If rented the night before, check in is between 3pm to 5pm, as soon as we have the cabin cleaned & ready.
What Time is Check-Out?
Check out is no later than 11:00 A.M. Our cleaners will be there at 11:00 A.M. They are on a schedule.
What is the Driving Distance to Broken Bow?
- 190 miles from downtown Dallas, TX (3-3.5 hours driving time)
- 250 miles from downtown Oklahoma City, OK (4 hours driving time)
- 200 miles from downtown Tulsa, OK (3.5 hours driving time)
- 150 miles from downtown Shreveport, LA ( 3 hour drive)
- 145 miles from downtown Tyler, TX (3 hour drive)
- 130 miles from downtown Longview, TX ( 2.5 hour drive)
Are There Physical Addresses for the Cabins?
Yes, we have physical addresses. The address & directions will be sent at 8am on the morning of arrival. Google maps does not recognize Rising Star & Country Star addresses. Please print your directions before coming as cell phone service is poor in areas.
How Do We Check In?
he key code will be Airbnb messaged to you at 8am on the morning of your arrival. Please write down the code before coming as cell phone service is poor in areas.There is no central check in facility. It is self check in. Go directly to the cabin. Be sure to bring directions & key code. Put the key code in the face of the lock box beside the front door. Open the lock box by pulling the face toward you. Key is behind the face of the lock box. When you leave, please put the key back into the lock box . Do NOT leave the cabin unlocked on departure.
Left a personal item at the cabin. Can you mail it to me?
There is a minimum $25.00 charge to mail items to you. It takes time to retrieve the item, then drive to Broken Bow post office & mail to you.
Can we play music outdoors?
Only if it is not loud until 11pm. Quiet hours start at 11pm so other guests in cabins are not disturbed.
May we bring RV’s & TENTS?
It is prohibited on all of our cabin properties due to the deed restrictions.
May we SHOOT GUNS or SET OFF FIREWORKS?
Shooting guns are dangerous with other cabins close by. Fireworks are a fire hazard. It is strictly prohibited on cabin property.
Can the other cabins use the swimming pool at the lodge?
Sorry, but definitely no. Morning Star & Evening Star are the 2 adult rentals at the lodge. It is not fair to them for other guests to come to the lodge & disturb them.