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Holiday Shores Motel

110 Front St, McGregor, IA 52157
Holiday Shores Motel
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Rating summary
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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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 

Richfield, WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Sept. 12th weekend - motorcycle trip along the Mississippi. Nice to be able to park right outside the room. Very nice and clean hotel. Friendly manager and cook. Loved the breakfast in the morning. The location is perfect along the river and nice patio area. There is a free shuttle that will take you to the casino Lady Luck and... More 

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

thank you for coming to visit us at our special place on the river. We're always happy to hear that a guest enjoyed their stay. Please come visit us again. More 

Iowa Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My Husband & I stayed at Holiday Shores Motel this past Saturday night !! It was VERY clean & inviting !! The next morning we had the continental breakfast !! The Manager was really friendly & the cook visited with us in the dining room !! I would recommend this to anyone !!!!

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Ames, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Sept 12 to 14 weekend trip to MacGregor area with a stay here. The motel is old, however clean, great front yard adjacent to the Mississippi, and an easy walk downtown to visit shops, dining options, and enjoy the small town atmosphere. The new manager was helpful and attentive to our questions concerning the area. Cecil, the cook was awesome.... More 

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