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Honey Creek Resort State Park

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12633, Moravia, IA 52571
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this resort. It's tucked into a beautiful setting and offers outdoor activities and exploration. We sent our son and daughter in law there for their 1st anniversary and they loved it as well. If you like the outdoors, activities, or just relaxing by the fire, you will be happy here.

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honey Creek Lodge was a pleasant experience. The room was OK, but the lakefront, golf course and restaurant were very good. The lodge is on the 2nd largest lake in Iowa and offered numerous opportunities for recreation. Very kid friendly and had an indoor water park. We played golf 2 days and ate there twice. Both experience were wonderful. Take... More 

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Cedar Falls, IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice facility for families, but there is absolutely nothing around it. I recommend getting a cottage so that you can cook your own food. The Grille in the hotel is good but if there all weekend, it gets old. Good waterpark that caters more to little kids than teens. Great concrete roads/sidewalks/parking lot provides a safe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We have stayed at Honey Creek five times over the last 2 years.... we truly love it! The amenities are top notch! I always get reminded of the resort in Dirty Dancing when we are at Honey Creek - there are planned activities through out the day for guests! The lake and lake activities, golf, and a wonderful indoor water... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had around 50 customers + family here for a couple of days, and nothing but rave reviews. The place was just built in 2008 (I think) and the facilities are top notch. We were able to go on a guided kayak tour around the lake one morning for a couple of hours; wildlife encountered included deer, herons and a... More 

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So-So Cal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A family celebration recently took me to Honey Creek Resort on large, remote Lake Rathbun in south-central Iowa. The resort features generous public spaces and spacious, well-appointed rooms with dungeon-like lighting. There are also "luxury" cabins, a campground (RV park), golf course, small marina, indoor pool and water park, bar and a restaurant that seems to cook every part of... More 

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Chattanooga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you need a family get away or want to golf off the beaten path, then, Honey Creek is for you. This beautiful state park is a gem in the rough. The location is 1.5 hours from Des Moines IA but worth the drive through beautiful farmland. The have a small indoor waterpark with a lazy river, an arcade, and... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

16 of us stayed in 3 of the cabins over the 4th of July weekend. The cabins are nice, not overly roomy, but kept up well. 5 or 6 cabins are grouped in spread out areas a short distance from the main lodge. There are nice walking trails which connect to all the cabin areas. We brought 2 power boats... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is definitely a well kept nice hotel and area. It's more of a 3 maybe a 3.5 star resort/hotel. I liked all the activities that were offered for families from fun crafts to stand up paddle boarding to night fishing (poles provided) etc. We rented bikes and took advantage of the trails and rode to the park. Lots of... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

4 adults and 2 kids stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin for 2 nights in July. Cabin was great. Nothing fancy, but very clean and just what you expect from a cabin. It was nice as most of the cabins were about 5 in a cul-de-sac, and kids could ride bikes or play ball freely. I don't think any cabins... More 

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