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15297 Raney Drive, Clear Lake, IA 50428
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dubuque, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My family stayed in a quaint yet adorable 2 bedroom apartment over the 4th of July. Thursday thru Sunday for appx $325 + tax. Great deal! Apartment was very clean and comfortable! Only downfall was the tiny bathroom. Restaurant at PM park served amazing breakfasts! The tiki bar area was cool- always busy and lots of fun- free bags games... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

To be honest, I came to this site and was a little worried by a couple of the bad reviews I read here. My best friend was getting married at PM Park on July 27th. I emailed my reservation to Chris, who runs the joint, since my buddy's fiance advised this was the location for the rehersal dinner, wedding, reception,... More

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Forest City
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I am the third generation of my family to spend every weekend at our lake home at PM Park. All 12 of us drive from all over Iowa every weekend to be at "the lake." It is truly our favorite place, especially now that I've gotten married and transitioned into my "adult life." A major reason that I love the... More

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Chaska, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2010

I traveled there with my childhood friend - it was a perfect middle ground meeting place between Des Moines and Minneapolis. It was NOT the Ritz, but it never claimed to be! The beds were a little, uh, "bouncy", but who needs a fancy schmancy bed anyway? They were appropriate for the limited amount of time that we spent in... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

After attending a wedding in Nashua, Ia (Little Brown Church in the Vale), we went to the wedding reception in Clear Lake. Once that was over, we checked in at the PM Park where our room was reserved. Room #10. It was the worst place in our lives that we ever stayed (except for my stint in Iraq). No TV.... More

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Des Moines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010

The time we spent at PM Park this past summer was very relaxing. Between the great food and drinks, meeting all the people made it a great place. The staff is full of wonderful girls that make sure you feel welcome. I would recommend PM Park to anyone who wants to relax right next to the lake.

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Naples, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

My wife and I stayed at PM Park this past July for a relative's wedding. It is kind of difficult to write a review for the place, it is a very…unique setting. I’ll probably never be in Clear Lake IA again, and if someone I knew was heading there with just their significant other and/or kids, I’m not sure I... More

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pmpark, Manager at PM Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thanks for the heads up up on the blind for the window and the stairs, your eyes see things we don't. I am sorry I came off as not caring, I'll be the first to admit, when I'm busy I need to slow down and listen more, pay attention and focus on you (our... More

Mason City
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2009

My husband and I just recently exchange our vows of marriage at P.M.Park. I could not have found a better place for us to get married. Don't listen to the other negative review P.M.Park is a wonderful place to spend your wedding day or even spend a day out by the lake. We also rent two of the room next... More

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pmpark, Owner at PM Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review PM Park and thank you in advance for posting your pictures. Making our customers happy has bee and still is our favorite thing to do. Once again, thank you for the review. More

Minneapolis
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2009

I just got married at PM Park and I couldn't think of a more perfect place to begin my marriage. The staff was so attentive to all of my guests needs and Chris was a wonderful hostess making me laugh and relax while going down the isle. The room I stayed in was not only inviting but very clean and... More

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pmpark, Owner at PM Park, responded to this review

You should be on your honeymoon but I find you writing this lovely review. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your day! It was a pleasure working with you, your new husband and both of your families. We wish you both a full and happy life...xoxoxox More

tulsa, ok
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

After reading the review by danjulz156 I laughed so hard I had tears rolling down my cheeks. I don't know when I laughed that hard. If you are looking for manicures, pedicures, massages and high colonics, you need to head north to Minneapolis. However, if you want to just relax in a rustic setting that includes knotty pine, rag rugs,... More

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pmpark, Cris Brager, operator at PM Park, responded to this review

Steve, Thank you for your kind words, they will help heal the wounds left by danjuhl156, and thank you for telling it the way it is... hope to see you soon. Cris More

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Address: 15297 Raney Drive, Clear Lake, IA 50428
Location: United States > Iowa > Clear Lake
Also Known As:
Pm Park Hotel Clear Lake
PM Park Clear Lake, Iowa

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PM Park was established in 1913 by the Patriarch Militants as a kids camp, later the mess hall turned into a restaurant and the dormitory turned into the hotel, we added the Tiki Bar in 2007. Nothing fancy, just as it was then, it is now. We are located on the shore of Clear Lake. If you are looking for old-fashioned vacationing in a laid back lake setting you will be happy here. If you need all the luxury, or any for that matter...we are not the choice for you. Call us for lodging options, we have simple rooms and apartments to cabins and cottages. ... more   less 
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