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Holiday Shores Motel

110 Front St, McGregor, IA 52157
Holiday Shores Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So made reservations 2 weeks ago for Labor Day weekend 2015. And heard today from a friend that rents a boat slip near by the the motel is closed for buisness!! Thanks for the notice. Now I have to.make sure that the stay isnt charged to my credit card since they still have that info and the phone has been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to travel to Iowa and stay on the Mississippi and after a long search I decided on Holiday Shores due to previous reviews, great value, and location directly on the river. We were definitely not disappointed in our decision. The staff was very friendly and welcoming and worked hard to have our room clean right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had watched this Motel for quite some time but it never worked out. Chance came and 20 or so of us booked for the weekend of July 17/18 '15. motel was completely booked.We looking forward to it until we received noticed earlier this week that the motel was sold , would be indefinably closed and our reservations were cancelled.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed there this weekend. Darcy and her staff were wonderful. The hotel was clean. The views were breath taking. We will be back. Breakfast was a nice surprise. Thank you for helping us make memories with friends and family. We are already making plans to return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in this hotel a half dozen times over the years and have been delighted every time. The rooms are spacious but the deco is out dated which is why I could not give it 5 stars. The Mississippi river view alone is worth the stay.

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Earlham, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Wow.....what a terrific place! From the friendly, accomodating Manager to the location....we were more than satisfied with our stay. Located right on the Mississippi, we enjoyed every minute, using the large fire pit for cooking hot dogs and a camp fire. Unfortunately, our stay was brief as we were headed to a large resort in Dubuque. The entire time we... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Early October we visited the Holiday Shores, and were very pleased. Sure, its not like your regular hotel chain, but that was part of its charm. The river facing rooms have a great view, and it was nice enjoying the "blood moon" and the fire pit each night. The rooms were older but very clean. Being close to the parks... More 

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Appleton, WI, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Staff very friendly with information about area. Basic but clean rooms. No breakfast during the week. No elevator, wooden steps to second floor. We got one of the rooms facing the River that only had 6 steps to go up. Waved to a tug pushing a load of barges down the River from the deck outside our room the next... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I want to start out by thanking Darcy and her staff! They were exceptional and always accommodating. The rooms are a bit dated, but they were clean and comfortable. I live in NH and my family has made it an annual event, every fall to visit the river and see the surrounding sites. We have stayed in camp grounds, bed... More 

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redmannn, Owner at Holiday Shores Motel, responded to this review

thank you for your kind words. As you noted, we are trying to improve, its a slow and costly process but our guests desrve the best we can provide. Please come and visit us again. More 

ELDORA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

In August we made our 3rd visit to the Shores and we will continue to go back each August, due to the location. The buildings are very old but we noticed many repairs made since last year. The rooms are simple and clean, includes coffee pot and microwave. The location and view is what makes this place very special. All... More 

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redmannn, Owner at Holiday Shores Motel, responded to this review

thanking you for taking the time to send a compliment our way. We're always happy to hear that a quest enjoyed their stay. Please come visit again. More 

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