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Hollow Creek Cabin Located 15 Minutes From Holiday World
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7.36 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Amazing place for a family getaway!

"This cabin looked perfect in the listing, but it exceeded even that in reality. The property is beautiful, secluded and surrounded by large trees with a great fire pit. 5 bedrooms, including one master suite & bathroom, with two bedrooms and one full bath downstairs. The kitchen had everything we ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Hollow Creek Cabin Located 15 Minutes From Holiday World
Creekview Cabin Overlooking Deer Creek at Rocky Point
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19.3 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Great Getaway

"Great cabin for a quiet trip to decompress."…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Creekview Cabin Overlooking Deer Creek at Rocky Point
The Family Oasis Just 6 Miles From Holiday World
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6.03 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Holiday World family fun mini vacay

"We enjoyed our stay here very much. It was a nice, clean, comfortable place to stay with our family while enjoying Holiday World for a couple of days. Great location not far from the park. Was great to get back to the house fast after a long day of fun in the sun. Would def stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

The Family Oasis Just 6 Miles From Holiday World
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3 Bedroom Furnished House Across From Holiday World
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0.52 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Really good location

"Walking distance to Holiday World and shopping. Easy to find and get into. We only had 4 but the house has beds for many more. Overall had a great weekend."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

3 Bedroom Furnished House Across From Holiday World
Quaint Derby Cabin w/ Spacious Deck, Grill & Pond!
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21.29 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Relaxing and lucked out with weather!

"Really enjoyed our time here! We really needed to get away from the city and busy day to day. There could be a lot of updates for the cabin especially for what it is priced. Including porch screen door falling, updated appliances, and a new mattress in the right bedroom (definitely needed as it sinks ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Quaint Derby Cabin w/ Spacious Deck, Grill & Pond!
Riverfront Derby Home - Hot Tub & Patio!
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22.14 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (12 reviews)
Great view enjoyable

"Nice place"…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Riverfront Derby Home - Hot Tub & Patio!
Cozy Derby Cottage on Ohio River - Hot Tub!
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22.1 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (11 reviews)
Girls getaway

"The cabin was the perfect getaway for us. Peaceful and the view is well worth the money! If you’re going to cook just take your salt, pepper and spices. There’s a nice little general store in Derby where you can pick up whatever you forgot. It’s a good place to walk along the road. Not much traffic. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Cozy Derby Cottage on Ohio River - Hot Tub!
Historic Derby Cabin W/hot Tub & Ohio River Views!
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22.08 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
Hickory Hill Heaven

"During Covid19 we needed a space where family members would feel comfortable together and relax. This large and spacious home was perfect for adults and kids with so much space. It was clean and we had a blast playing games, being outside, s’mores in the fire, fishing, hiking and even saw a fox! ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Historic Derby Cabin W/hot Tub & Ohio River Views!
The Potter Cottage -A Great Family Getaway 3 Miles From Holiday World
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3.23 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Beautiful!

"There were 4 of us, 2 sets of mother/daughters. The house was beautiful, the views were beautiful, and it was SO relaxing. We will definitely be returning with our families next time, the house has more than enough room for us!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

The Potter Cottage -A Great Family Getaway 3 Miles From Holiday World
Family Friendly Guest Home Overlooking 5 Acre Willow Lake
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3.12 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Excellent

"Even better than the photos!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Family Friendly Guest Home Overlooking 5 Acre Willow Lake
Quiet Lakeside Home Near Santa Claus & Holiday World
The price is $150 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
12.87 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Cozy getaway

"We enjoyed our stay. The property was clean and as described. Getting to the site once on the property was a bit tricky but the owners did a good job facilitating the issue. I’ll definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Quiet Lakeside Home Near Santa Claus & Holiday World
Lake Rudolph RV Resort and Campground
2 out of 5
78 North Holiday Blvd, Santa Claus, IN
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0.53 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)

"Very clean cabin. Property was great however not mych in food nearby or restaurants unless you visit the amusement park."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Lake Rudolph RV Resort and Campground
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Jasper
2.5 out of 5
951 Wernsing Rd, Jasper, IN
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The price is $63 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
18.14 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (219 reviews)

"Nice room. A/c needs an update, was super noisy. GT"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Jasper
Rustic Log Cabin Next to the Hoosier National Forest in the Ohio River Valley
5/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Great relaxing stay.

"As soon as we arrived we absolutely loved the property! The hot tub was very nice and clean. We came here to birdwatch and were not disappointed. The cabin is within an hour of a few great locations, and within walking distance of trails. The property manager was amazing, and responded very ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Rustic Log Cabin Next to the Hoosier National Forest in the Ohio River Valley
Days Inn by Wyndham Jasper
2 out of 5
272 Brucke Strasse, Jasper, IN
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The price is $59 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
18.73 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (629 reviews)

"Enjoyed our stay at the Days Inn. Eight of us stayed here for a golf outing at Sultans Run. The hotel was clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. There was a good Mexican Restaurant right behind the hotel. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Jasper
Super 8 by Wyndham Jasper
2 out of 5
75 Indiana St, Jasper, IN
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The price is $54 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
18.89 mi from city center
3.3/5 (322 reviews)
asper

"Hotel staff was nice. Hotel was very clean. The staff done a great job with the room, except they forgot to leave me coffee for the second day. The pool was nice. Some guests threw a beer can in there, but it was still clean. The room was huge, and it was clean. The only complaint was the bed. It ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Jasper
Comfort Inn
2.5 out of 5
1970 Hospitality Drive, Jasper, IN
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The price is $89 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
17.26 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)

"The Comfort Inn is so nice! The Lobby was beautiful and we loved our room! Plenty of space!! There is a small arcade room, fitness center and pool. The breakfast was nice and the staff was amazing for our whole stay. The only thing I didn’t like is they don’t have a heated pool. I wish I would have ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Comfort Inn
Baymont by Wyndham Dale
2.5 out of 5
1339 N Washington St, Dale, IN
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The price is $63 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
5.7 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (574 reviews)

"The rooms were clean. The indoor pool was not heated."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Dale
Ramada Limited Tell City
2.5 out of 5
235 Orchard Hill Dr, Tell City, IN
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The price is $81 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
15.15 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (310 reviews)

"First thing they tried to give us a queen when I reserved a king. They upgraded me to a king with jacuzzi, so we were very pleased."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Ramada Limited Tell City
Motel 6 Dale, IN
2 out of 5
1334 N Washington St, Dale, IN
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The price is $56 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
6.23 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (273 reviews)

"This hotel was clean and conveniently located near I-64, food options, and Holiday World. The Air Conditioning unit was a little weird to operate, but besides that the room was comfortable and spacious. I would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Motel 6 Dale, IN
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Visiting Santa Claus

Visitors can enjoy all that Santa Claus has to offer including the golf courses, parks, and museums. In Santa Claus, there are 2 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. The closest major airport is in Owensboro, KY (OWB-Owensboro-Daviess County Regional), 28.5 mi (45.8 km) from the city center. The next closest is in Evansville, IN (EVV-Evansville Regional), 32.9 mi (53 km) away.

Sightseeing and Staying in Santa Claus

A favorite place to visit in the city is Holiday World and Splashin' Safari. Additionally, you'll find Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial and Lincoln Amphitheatre in the area.

Below is a top accommodation based on our user reviews:

  • Lake Rudolph RV Resort and Campground - With a stay at this 2-star campground, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and overall value.

Dressing for Santa Claus

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 60°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 18°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 85°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 73°F as the daytime average and 22°F as the nighttime average
  • About 47.20 inches of rain falls on Santa Claus each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 22°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Santa Claus?
Based on our traveler data, Lake Rudolph RV Resort and Campground is one of the top choices for your stay. This property is a short 3-minute walk from Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, and it offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. 3 Bedroom Furnished House Across from Holiday World is another good option for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santa Claus, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Santa Claus.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Santa Claus?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Santa Claus, click here.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Holiday World and Splashin' Safari?
Adjacent to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, Lake Rudolph RV Resort and Campground is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Another good option is Family Friendly Guest Home Overlooking 5 Acre Willow Lake, located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near Christmas Lake Golf Course?
One of the top choices for your stay is Family Friendly Guest Home Overlooking 5 Acre Willow Lake, located 4 mi (6.4 km) from Christmas Lake Golf Course, and this guesthouse offers private patios and a game room. Baymont by Wyndham Dale and Motel 6 Dale are two other good options within the surrounding area.
What are some accommodations with pools in Santa Claus?
Lake Rudolph RV Resort and Campground is a top property with an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant.

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