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Pine Lakes Lodge

61680 Buskirk Lane, Salesville, Ohio 43778
Innkeeper(s): Dionne Tubby
  • Introduction

    Welcome to Pine Lakes Lodge 'Your Escape to the Country.'

    Enjoy our beautiful Hilltop Lodge with a panoramic view that you can see for miles.

    Situated atop 550 acres of Rolling Meadows and pastures our custom designed lodge offers three floors of pure luxury with one-of-a kind decor.

    With a 24-foot double-beamed cathedral ceiling, hard wood floors, old hand hewn barn beam mantles, and hand-selected antiques that add warmth and richness to your stay; it's not hard to find peace and tranquility.

    Just relax in our cozy sitting areas or beside one of our three fireplaces for a quiet evening.

  • Weddings

    We can do it all for you!  We do weddings well.

    Happily ever after begins with the country wedding of your dreams at Pine Lakes Lodge Bed and Breakfast Resort and Conference Center near Cambridge, Ohio. Our romantic, secluded hilltop bed and breakfast provides the perfect ambiance for the wedding and honeymoon you envision.

    Host the most important gathering of your life in our uniquely opulent “Log Cabin Palace.” Choose an intimate candlelight ceremony or a beautiful garden wedding ceremony. Go traditionally formal with tux and tails or go simple with jeans and cowboy hat… We will take care of all the details in a professional and caring manner to create your UNFORGETTABLE day!

    Respect, service and attention to detail are all hallmarks of our catering staff. We offer an upscale gourmet menu featuring the most scrumptious cakes and wedding pastries served with a full white glove service on elegant china and silver. We are totally dedicated to providing a stress free experience so you can enjoy and remember every moment of your wedding day.

    Whether you decide on a sit down dinner for 300, or just cake and punch for 12, our staff will work with you to create just the experience you desire. We will do all the planning from the hand-selected menu entrees and wedding cake to your flowers, photographer, hair and make-up.

    Wedding Planning / Wedding Receptions / Rehearsal Dinners

    Make an appointment to view the property and consult free of charge with our wedding coordinator. We have a minister available to help create a ceremony that will reflect your personal beliefs, preferences and personalities and then officiate the ceremony if need be.

    Once you’ve seen it, you’ll understand why Pine Lakes Lodge is the perfect place for your wedding, reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon, bridal tea, or where you should spend your honeymoon. Choose Pine Lakes Lodge for your next romantic escape, anniversary celebration or vow renewal. Since all of our weddings are as unique as the couples getting married, our web site falls short of answering all your questions.

    Please call (740)679-3617 or email for more information.

  • Ohio Conference Center

    In addition to being a year-round bed and breakfast, our unique Ohio Conference Center at Pine Lakes Lodge is available for meetings, special events, weddings, conferences, retreats and private parties for groups of up to 300. A full custom food and beverage service is available, including meeting and conference breaks, hors d’oeuvres and buffet or sit-down meals ranging from traditional Amish fare to gourmet cuisine.

    Reserve the Pine Lakes Lodge Conference Center today knowing your gathering will take place in a picturesque environment with professional staff totally dedicated to providing a stress free experience to you, the facilitator, and your attendees.

    Our 2000 square foot banquet area complete with a fireplace that offers a rustic and inviting setting. The hand painted mural and six sets of French doors bring the outside in, as does the opening onto a patio deck where a fishpond and waterfall can be found. The conference center enjoys a beautiful hilltop view of the valley.

    Ohio Conference Center Feature Highlights:

    • We also offer a customized and personalized planning service for your event.
    • The grounds are available to anyone utilizing the conference or lodging space at Pine Lakes Lodge.
    • Overnight accommodations on site include five suites with either a king or queen size bed or one of our three beautifully rustic Pine Lakes Cabins.
    • Additional overnight accommodations can be found in nearby Cambridge, OH (courtesy link to for Cambridge Hotels).
    • Recreational activities on site include bird watching, hiking trails, stocked fishing ponds, a wildlife observation tower and daily feeding of White Tail deer.
    • For an additional fee on site we can enhance your event with many other activities or services to include:
    • Special Add-on Packages
    •  Guided Horseback Riding
    • Sporting Clay Shooting
    • Seasonal Guided Hunting (i.e., bow hunting)
    • Massage and Spa Services
    • Golfing and fishing are available at nearby Seneca Lake Park and Salt Fork State Park.  See more about Area Atractions.
    • Our petting zoo and animal menagerie always entertains!
    • We feel remote, but we’re not.  We are easily accessible to Columbus and just a short drive from Cambridge, Ohio
    • Our 550 acres of rolling meadows and woods provide a wonderful backdrop for your next professional gathering.
  • Activities

    With so many activities available on-site, most families rarely find the need to leave!   There is always something to do during your stay at Pine Lakes Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Salesville, OH (near Cambridge, OH).

    Pine Lakes Lodge shares with Pine Lakes Cabins on its extensive estate. With over 550 acres of green rolling hills and meadows deep in the heart of Amish country, the possibilities are endless! Plus, there are a few attractions nearby that will satisfy you run for fun!

    Some of our activities:

    • Stocked lakes for fishing (sorry, no swimming allowed!)
    • Hiking
    • Sporting Clay Range (Shooting) *
    • Seasonal Bow Hunting on over 1200 acres with two experienced outfitters *
    • Bird Watching
    • Horseback Riding, Guided Trail Ride *
    • Horseback Riding Lessons Available *
    • Visiting with Carl & Jimmy our 2 pet camels
    • Petting Zoo which includes mini-horses & donkeys
    • Observation Deck overlooking our 9 buffalo, 3 long horn steers, and more than 60 white-tailed deer.
    • Visit with Leo, our bulldog resident who lives in his own heated/air conditioned house next to the lodge.
    • Visit with our ducks and swans at one of 2 ponds they frequently swim in (please -  no human swimming!)

    What are the area attractions?

    There is a lot to do on-site at Pine Lakes Lodge Bed and Breakfast with 550 acres of trails, fishing, horseback riding, our animals, beautiful nature and more.  However, we realize that in making a trip away from home, you might want an outing nearby to any number of area attractions.  We are very fortunate to be in an area that is rich with Ohio history and culture.

    Want to check this information while you are at Pine Lakes Lodge?  No problem -  complimentary access to WiFi is available in the common areas.

    Again, it is not our intent for this to be an end-all resource, and we do not necessarily endorse any specific businesses unless so noted.  We conducted general Google searches and provide these maps and links for your convenience.  As many of our staff are long-time resident of the area, we suggest that if want additional insight or information, you visit with our staff upon arrival or give us a call beforehand at 740-679-3617 as you plan your trip.  We will do our best to be as helpful as possible.

    Seneca Lake

    Seneca Lake is a short drive from Pine Lakes Cabins.  3500-acre lake is part of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District and features swimming (life-guard beach), boating, and fishing.

    Seneca Lake Website

    Salt Fork State Park

    Besides nature and standard Ohio state park features, they have a public golf course, too.

    4755 Cadiz Road
    Lore City, Ohio 43755
    Golf Course:    740-432-7185

    Salt Fork State Park Website

    The Wilds

    The Wilds is one of the largest wildlife conservation centers in the world and is directly affiliated with The Columbus Zoo – considered the top Zoological Gardens in the United States (and home to Jungle Jack Hanna, Director Emeritus and renown “Letterman” guest).

    14000 International Road
    Cumberland, OH 43732


    The Wilds Website

    Guernsey County, OH

    There is so much to do during your stay at Pine Lakes Cabins!

    For a list of Area Activities and Calendar of Events in Guernsey County, be sure to check out  Some of the attractions include:

    • The Apparition Commission
    • Boyd’s Crystal Art Glass
    • Byesville Historical Society & Museum
    • Byesville Scenic Railway (Cancelled for 2012 Season)
    • Dickens Victorian Village
    • Great American Steam Locomotive Museum
    • The Cambridge Main Street Farmers Market
    • Guernsey County Genealogical Society Library
    • Guernsey County Historical Museum
    • Hopalong Cassidy Museum
    • The John and Annie Glenn Historic Site
    • King Pin Lanes
    • The Living Word Outdoor Drama
    • Mosser Glass, Inc.
    • National Museum Of Cambridge Glass
    • National Road/Zane Grey Museum
    • Premier Theater
    • Salt Fork State Park – Golf Course
    • Stone House Museum
    • Terra Cotta Vineyards
    • Zipline Safari Tour at the Wilds

    Noble County, OH

    For a list of Area Activities and Calendar of Events in Noble County, be sure to check out  Some of the attractions include:

    • The Big Muskie Bucket and Miners’ Memorial Park
    • The Wilds – North America’s largest Conservation Facility for Endangered Species
    • U.S.S. Shenandoah Crash Sites
    • Baker Glass Museum & Antique Gallery
    • Thorla-McKee Well – “First Oil Well In North America”
    • Whitetail Deer Gallery
    • Wolf Run Lake – 220 acre lake for boating and fishing
    • Seneca Lake – 3500 acre lake as park of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District offers numerous recreational opportunities, including fishing, swimming (life-guard beach)


  • Testimonials

    Here’s what others are saying in testimonial about Pine Lakes Lodge Bed and Breakfast & Ohio Conference Center:

    We came here for a relaxing 5 year anniversary retreat. The experience was that and so much more. All the amenities most certainly give you relaxation, but when you add the surroundings, the view, the sounds, oh the sounds (church bells chime across the valley). We were a king and queen in our own castle. We leave with inspiration and joy. Thank you!. - Mark & Belinda

    Truly an amazing place. The planning and layout are comfortable and elegant. The grounds and views are spectacular. Thanks you for your hospitality. - Bill Astor

    This was our first time at a Bed & Breakfast. It was beautiful. The massage was great. Met some really nice people. Thank You! This was our 17th wedding anniversary! - Bob & Christa

    LOVED IT! This is our second stay here! We came last year for our honeymoon and this year for our 2nd anniversary! Very Nice and relaxing. - The Walls

    We came on a weekend that was cold and windy, but we felt warm and relaxed. I can not remember feeling this relaxed in years. Lodge and furnishings are picturesque. We can’t wait to come back in the warmer weather to get closer to the animals. Loved the food it made the experience extra memorable. Thank You! - The Andrews

    Thanks for a fabulous weekend! We loved the atmosphere. The food was excellent. The massages was fabulous. It was the perfect “romantic getaway.” Thanks for the wonderful service. We also really enjoyed the bird. - Thomas and Katie

    We had our Daughters wedding here and everything was done so well for us and the staff was excellent. What a wonderful place for a wedding. Thanks to all of the staff. Thank you and God Bless - The Marion’s

    What a beautiful place, this is the first time Jeff and I have come to a Bed and Breakfast. A refreshing, delightful, relaxing, experience. The View was breath taking. The food was delicious and plentiful. Thank you for a memorable experience. - Jeff and Debbie Bowman

    We came here for a relaxing 5 year anniversary retreat. The experience was that and so much more. All the amenities most certainly give you relaxation, but when you add the surroundings, the view, the sounds, oh the sounds (church bells chime across the valley). We were a king and queen in our own castle. We leave with inspiration and joy. Thank you!. - Mark & Belinda

    Thanks you so very much for a wonderful, relaxing and refreshing experience in this beautiful place! The staff here was wonderful and the food was some of the most delicious we’ve ever eaten. We were greeted at the door by Lya and Leo with much love and affection :) Our stay here far exceeded all our expectations. Thank you again so very very much and God Bless You in return, - Henry and Dorothy Shrock

    We came here the night after we got married. This was perfect it was very romantic and quiet. I’m sure that we will be back! I will highly recommend this place to all of our family and friends. Laura the dinner and breakfast was fabulous!!!!!!! - Michall and Kristi Wiaut

    Thanks for a great weekend. Our first time away from the twins since they were born 3 years ago. What a great place to get re-connected. Today is our Anniversary. We hate to leave! We will definitely be back. Thanks again. - Rob and Kim

    We had an Awesome time. We so needed to get away to a quiet place and be pampered and we certainly were. The grounds are beautiful and the staff was awesome. We will definitely spread the word and we will be back. Thanks - Pam & Kevin

    Thank you for an unforgettable birthday and anniversary. Food, Staff, & Grounds were all unlike any other. It was easy to be relaxed in such a beautiful home. - Deb and Jessica

    Thanks for pampering us, we had a wonderful time! 2nd Anniversary, we love it here. - Rita and Ed

    Thanks for a Lovely,relaxing time and the wonderful meals. The Lodge is incredibly beautiful and so well cared for. We love the beautiful views on both sides of the room! - Jerry and Carol