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Great Serengeti at Holiday Inn

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Address: Owatonna, MN
Phone Number: 507-446-8900

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Needs more oversight

Fun little waterparks, great for small kids. However was overcrowded when we were there. Suggest mgmt restrict usage to hotel guests only. Needs more oversight. Lots of wild... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Rochester, MN
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Rochester, MN
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97 reviews 97 reviews
6 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Fun little waterparks, great for small kids. However was overcrowded when we were there. Suggest mgmt restrict usage to hotel guests only. Needs more oversight. Lots of wild kids running everywhere. Small children in hot tub. Beer drinking everywhere. Needs some improvement in cracking down on bad behavior.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

For that size hotel, the water park is way too small. Was crowded all day long. Not to mention locals can go in there. Couldn't go on the tube slide because all 12 tubes were taken and people didn't share. Lazy river is about 30 feet all around. Kids area would be fun if you have very young children. My... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Not our first waterpark visit to beat the winter doldrums but this one was like winter on the inside. a few teenage lifegaurds, no one enforcing safety

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Baraboo
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Recently stayed at the Holiday and I was disappointed. No coffee in the lobby or discount on breakfast for Rewards members. Tried to use the microwave in the room, it took 40 to heat up one bowl of pasta. Asked the front desk for a new and they delivered it soon afterwards. Pillows were labeled soft and firm ,but really... More 

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Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The water park was ok. Not real big, but done ok. There are two slides and a few other things for young kids to do. Kids over 9 or 10 will get bored pretty quick. The rooms were nice and clean. But when we tried to sleep we found out that there was light over the window on the outside... More 

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minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great place to meet my little grandchildren during the winter. The lazy river is perfect for Gran and a toddler(like bath water). You can order pizza from the pool area to be brought over from the restaurant. One water slide for double tubes, the other just individual. The swimming /wading area happened to be too cold for us last time... More 

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Northfield, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

the stay at the hoilday inn serengeti was dissapointing. we arrived to the hotel and there was full line the staff took forever to get a room. the water park did not looked in great sape. the waterslids had strachs and craks. plus a kid pooped in the pool. a couple kids in the pool notched so we had to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Water park is getting crudy , the floors are slimey my kid fell smacked his head pretty good , bathrooms were gross , Im mean GROSS!!! crap all over . Im a gold member for Holiday Inn , the desk said my company was not on there there list for a discount , she wouldnt even look . The breakfest... More 

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Janesville, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

We really like going to the waterpark for a quick getaway close to home. We were disappointed that the basketball hoops were in repair while we were there but when they get fixed the boys will be happy again!!!

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Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

We loved that the water was so warm and the lifegaurds were so attentive. Always fun and we love visiting this attraction.

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