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BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge

3.0 of 5 2023 7th Avenue, Clear Lake, IA 50428
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Decorah, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars NEW

We were at the hotel in February, the coldest weekend. We went to spend time with the grankids in the pool area. they had a great time ages were 2-9. the little ones needed floats. There were lots of other groups but no one bothered anyone else.

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Cherokee, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room certainly could be more clean. The caulk around the tub was moldy in the corners and there is residue soap scum in the floor tile grout. The bed was getting a little soft. Looks like it has been a while since they had updated our room. The pool area was nice with lots of room. The breakfast area... More 

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Waukee, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Per previous responses - public restrooms very untidy and had constant overflowing/leaking issues with water standing on floors. Parts missing on workout equipment. At times there was no one staffing the bar area as everyone seemed to be multi-tasking different jobs.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Any one thing would not have been a huge deal but there were many little things that made for a somewhat unpleasant experience. Our rooms (3) were not ready. They had one as a smoking room we did not ask for. Hotel was booked solid and understaffed. Room was outdated and dirty. Breakfast was packed and not well stocked.

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Monmouth, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay here for business on a regular basis. The staff, hotel and the services it offers are of a high quality. The restaurant is Benigan's and has a great menu. The inside pool and hot tub is well maintained as is a great way to get some exercise while on the road. The breakfast is always good and offers... More 

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Lincoln, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great caring service and the upgrades to the room and bathroom add value to the rate. Make sure to drink and dine in Bennigan's as well. The recent remodel is striking and makes you feel right at home.

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Blue Earth, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone is so friendly at the Best Western in Clear Lake. The winter dance party is a very busy time but they still greet you with a smile and have time to answer questions and handle problems. The recent remodeling is a welcome all its own!

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lfaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Becky, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are happy you were able to enjoy the remodeling and there is more to come! It is a super busy weekend but we love having the Winter Dance Party. On Monday we always discuss anything we could do different to make things go better and get the notes started... More 

Clear Lake, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was great with our meeting room and were helpful with every request. The lounge attached had good food and a nice atmosphere. The fitness center is better than most I have seen. They do need an exercise bench to use with the arm weights. Comfortable room with everything I needed. Fridge, Microwave, Desk and good Internet.

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lfaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Johnie, Thank you for taking the time to tell us of your satisfaction with our accommodations and service during your recent meeting at our Hotel. We will look into a bench for the exercise room just would need to find one of the right size to fit in there. Great suggestion! Sincerely, Lori Faught General Manager More 

United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

should always have bacon for breakfast in the morning.. The rooms where very clean.. should add some more hangers in the rooms for hanging up more... Should have someone on duty all the time that knows about plumbing.. one night the bathroom in the bar/resteraunt was flooded. had 2 inches of water on floor

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lfaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Levi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We will look into the cost of bacon for breakfast currently we alternate sausage patties, sausage links and sliced ham. We are in the process of looking into putting glutten free items on the breakfast bar as well. We always have a manager on duty and they can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has such caring staff. Helpful in everyday. The rooms are clean. The people at the desk go above and beyond to make sure everything in right. The rooms are neat and clem and roomy.Great hotel. Will be back again next year!!

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lfaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge, responded to this review

Dear David, It is always gratifying to know that our performance was effective and appreciated. I am grateful you took the time to let us know of your satisfaction. Thank You, Lori Faught General Manager More 

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Address: 2023 7th Avenue, Clear Lake, IA 50428
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Location: United States > Iowa > Clear Lake
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 138
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Also Known As:
Best Western Clear Lake
Clear Lake Best Western
BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge Clear Lake, Iowa

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