We’ve been in the Broken Bow Lake luxury cabin arena for several years and have a pretty good grasp on what people like and dislike when choosing a McCurtain County getaway. Here’s a few mistakes people have told us they’ve made when looking for a “Great Deal” in Beavers Bend.
Choosing the Cheapest Price: This usually comes with lots of “Gotcha’s” upon arrival. You get what you pay for when staying at a Beavers Bend cabin. A lower priced cabin usually means there’s a great view of another cabin a few feet away and scores of loud neighbors are nearby. Discount cabins attract “Discount Guests” and this has an effect on a cabin’s wear and tear over the years. Never pay add-on fees or accept bogus charges for firewood or extra insurance. If you want groceries delivered to the cabin prior to arrival or have a special request, always expect to pay an acceptable charge of 15-20%.
Choosing A Location That’s Not Upscale: We’ve heard horror stories of people arriving at their cabin and the property is filled with trash, unkept and directly next to a trailer park. This can be easily avoided by thoroughly researching the cabin, owners and management company.
Believing Everything You See On Some Websites: Have you ever seen a cabin website stating “Our cabin is 30 feet away from another cabin, a nightclub with loud music is nearby and traffic is crazy around our area…?” Of course you haven’t. Others in Beavers Bend are actually using our deck view on their website to market cabins…Do your homework. You don’t necessarily need a 20 mile view like ours to enjoy a Beavers Bend cabin stay but make sure the linens aren’t purchased at a discount chain and the beds aren’t from a garage sale.
Accepting Horrible Inquiry Response Time: This is a huge pet peeve with us and perhaps the biggest complaint we hear from new guests who choose us over someone else. One of the reasons we’ve been successful and have developed great relationships with our guests is we respond back promptly to calls and emails. We’ve received tons of business over the years because other companies didn’t have great business acumen and professionalism. Waiting 10 hours or several days on a reply is unacceptable. If you don’t receive prompt feedback, look for someone else who values your business. Our phones and email are available around the clock. You’ll never see “Please, no calls after 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday’s” on our site!
Choosing a “Rental Cabin” Vs. A “Vacation Home”: Make sure you select someone’s vacation home and the owners “baby it” and visit the cabin often. Many cabins are owned by the same person or company and were built strictly for revenue purposes. Remember, do your homework and you get what you pay for!
Call us at 405-535-8055 or via email: [email protected] if you have questions about choosing the correct Oklahoma resort. By doing the proper research, you’re stay in our wonderful area will surely be enjoyable!
By Jerry Isbell