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BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge

2023 7th Avenue, Clear Lake, IA 50428
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Ranked #5 of 8 Hotels in Clear Lake
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna E Waterloo, Iowa, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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swan, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When arriving it looks like a nice place, until they stick you in the slums of the hotel. The service was not great and they would not lift a finger to acomidate your needs. If you are just passing through and need a uncomfortable bed to lay your head, then this is the hotel for you, not a place to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel sept 8 2014.the room was on 4th floor and was just ok.seemed like there were more construction workers staying there than travelers.the exersise room is in poor condition the treadmill would not elevate, to use the ecliptical machine had to unplug tread mill then plug in ecliptical machine all the equipment is old and worn... More

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

Dear William, We have had a lot of contractors working in the area and appreciate their business as we do the day to day travelers. I went down to fitness center and personally checked out the tread mill and pushed the incline button and it worked just fine. I also tried the elliptical machine and it was working as well.... More

Waterloo, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in Clear Lake and always Stay at the Best Western Holiday Lodge. The rooms are clean and spacious, the staff friendly and helpful. The Continenta Breakfast has many items and in a spacious room where one can sit down and enjoy their breakfast. There is also a nice sized pool, work out area and laundry. I always... More

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Eden Prairie, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing bad, nothing exciting. Decent location right off highway, has convenient Bennigans attached. Rooms were standard nothing bad. Elevator was slow and there was only one, so slow going during busy times (morning, afternoon) Do not suggest the free breakfast, seemed dirty and not good quality. Plates were dirty and serving area was dirty and coffee machine was broken, which... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel several times. It is far enough from I-35 so it is very quiet and a good night's sleep usually is a given. While it is clean and well maintained, it is about due for some remodeling. The rooms need redecorating. I hope that this will happen before our next visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice clean room with comfy beds. Two doors to enter or leave room. Descent breakfast, some protein would have been nice. Pool area was under remodel, but was still useable. I would stay there again. Resturant on site, but didn't use.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us of our satisfaction with our accommodations and service during your recent stay at our Hotel. I will have to research some breakfast items with protein, we do have hard boiled eggs. We appreciate your patronage and hope you will stay with us at the Best Western Holiday Lodge... More

Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Best Western at Clear Lake IA when attending a family wedding. Many in the wedding party stayed at a more expensive motel with a lake view, and I heard several complaints from them. The Best Western seems ready for a some updating in decor, but the rooms were clean and the service was very good. It... More

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

Dear Karen, Thank you for your positive feedback on service and the staff. We are working on a lot of updates and are excited for some changes. We do host a lot of wedding groups and want everyone's experience to be the Best! Sincerely, Lori Faught General Manager More

Leesburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About 40 years ago my husband and I stayed at this hotel several times. Back then it was far and away the best place for miles around. Until a couple of weeks ago, we had not been back to Clear Lake. So it was with a lot of curiosity and a bit of trepidation that we approached our return. But... More

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

Dear Cruisergirl2014, We love it when guest come here with memories of our hotel! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and came back to us after 40 years! We do have an awesome front desk staff who go the extra mile to accommodate the guest. Come visit us again! Sincerely, Lori Faught General Manager More

Northern Indiana, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is run efficiently. Employees are helpful. Hotel appears to be a 'second season hotel" it possibly was bought out by a prior chain--seemingly on wearing out end of last prior refurbish. In need of complete change in atmosphere and update to require $110/night fee.

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

Dear Keith, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We have been owned by Kinseth Hotel Corporation for quite a few years. We have been working on updates all year but had to take a break over the summer months because of occupancy. We are in the process of remodeling the bathrooms and have already had some... More

Dubuque, IA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Best Western is about as average as possible. The Hotel is showing it's age. The hallways downstairs had a distinct odor. Clean or replace the carpeting. The motion sensor light is beoken in the excercise room. The light kept going out every 10 min. Obvious it has been broken for sometime. The rooms are large and the beds comfortable.... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for bringing to our attention about the motion light in the fitness center. The hallway odor on first floor has been corrected we had some plumbing issues which have now been corrected. We do have a lot of updates we are doing so hopefully you will make it back to the area to enjoy them.... More

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Address: 2023 7th Avenue, Clear Lake, IA 50428
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Location: United States > Iowa > Clear Lake
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Best Western Clear Lake
Clear Lake Best Western
BEST WESTERN Holiday Lodge Clear Lake, Iowa

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