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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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Denver, Colorado
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My expectations of the resort were pretty low. Let's face it, you are in the middle of nowhere Iowa. The closest off-site restaurant seems to be a little place called the Corn Crib, which appears to be in someone's barn. Anyway, if seclusion is what you are looking for, then this is the right place. The grounds are beautiful and... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us guys meets up every year to play golf in Iowa and we'd been meaning to try Honey Creek/The Preserve for some time. It certainly didn't disappoint. The course was challenging but fun and in great shape. The cabins were spacious, well-appointed, and provided everything we needed. We also liked having the option of going to the... More 

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West Union, Iowa
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The resort is located in an out of the way area, very pretty, nice view of the lake (if you are lucky enough to have a lake view room). The only downside of the room is the lighting in the bathroom, very, very dim lights - no makeup mirrors :( Ate at the restaurant twice - very good and reasonably... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is a great family resort. Boating and fishing were big on the lake. The golf course was disappointing. The course wasn't the quality we expected. Food at the resort was good. Cleaning staff easy to work with. The pool seemed to be suited for children under 12. Lots of paved areas for walking. Wifi was iffy.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Honey Creek Resort is located on Lake Rathbun in Appanoose County. The resort is LEED certified and beautiful! The staff is very friendly, the rooms are great, the restaurant and lounge are both great, with a large patio area overlooking the lake. There is a championship golf course on the property with GPS equipped carts and bent grass fairways. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I have visited the restaurant/bar several times in the past. Food is slightly above average, good variety of drinks and the staff is always very friendly. I stayed at the lodge for a business trip recently. The rooms are large and above average, clean, good condition with everything working. No refrigerator, no safe. I would happily stay here again. Positives:... More 

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st. charles, Iowa, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We are exacting and this venue was excellent. We will return. Spacious, clean & comfortable room with attention to detail, good food, very courteous staff, a variety of entertainment such as hiking, golfing, swimming, nature center, shopping for antiques nearby, quiet reading nooks with comfortable chairs, good pub & restaurant.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Honey Creek Resort is nicely done, with a very efficient and accommodating staff. The rooms are comfortable with above average furnishings. We went with our family for a winter getaway and spent time at the indoor water park. There is no outdoor water park, only the beach for summer water activities. The indoor park held the interest of our five... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Although this lodge is fairly new, it conveys an atmosphere of the great old lodges with its fireplace in the lobby and high ceilings. Our standard room had a comfy bed. The lodge is part of the state park system and was built to be energy efficient and environmentally friendly. I understand why low-flow toilets were installed, but I hope... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our family's first visit here and we look forward to coming back in the summer or fall. We had a king suite and found our room spacious. The decor is nicer than the typical hotel and it is a very pretty place. Yes I wish there was a fridge in the room like everyone else but we read reviews and... More 

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