We have stayed at The Lantern many times with friends (camping) and parents (motel). Each time continues to impress, but this last stay exceeded our expectations. The facilities and grounds are spotless, and the service from the office staff and everyone is excellent. Couldn't ask for a better campground!
YIKES!! I've done lots of camping; this is the worst park I've encountered. Small swimming pool was warm, dirty, and overcrowded (water very cloudy); washrooms were very dated but relatively clean; pay showers (no mention of this anywhere on their web site) were dirty, decrepit (rotting wooden step to get out of the shower), and unsafe (live electrical wires laying on top of the chicken wire that served as a ceiling in the showers. Gate staff were clueless and unpleasant (how does the wifi work?-- "uh not sure"; when is the fire truck ride?-- "uh not sure"). Office staff was rude and claimed, "you didn't pay a deposit when you registered." Then I showed them the confirmation email. Wi-fi was an extra fee (no mention of this anywhere on their website). There are a lot of seasonal sites here and a barrage of golf carts running around. Power was blown at our and surrounding sites for a few hours. "Main" pool was "closed for maintenance" mid afternoon on Saturday. For a "family" campground every 2nd person wandering the grounds during the day was carrying a beer; "No food or drink in pool area" apparently did not mean you could not sit on the edge of the pool with a beer. No lounge chairs in the pool area. I could go on, but the memory of our stay is making me nauseous.