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Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1405 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355-0499
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here this past weekend and our entire experience from booking to our stay were a huge disappointment. We were in town to celebrate the birthday of my mother-in-law. Our family is usually fairly tolerant of situations but this property pushed us to the limit. It all started with the booking of our room months in advance of our... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I stayed here for a wedding reception. We booked the room a month or two in advance. When we booked, the price we were told was $140. When we checked out, the bill was $184. ($234 with the temporary fees) We asked the front desk about the difference in price... noone had an explanation. "Sorry..." is all... More

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with most rentals in Okoboji, this was outdated and overpriced. My family loves the Okoboji area, but it's so hard to find a nice, affordable place to stay. This is the first time we stayed at Arrowwood. I had always pictured it this nice, upscale hotel on a golf course, due to the pictures I had seen. Boy, was... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed on a Thursday night. The only things nice about the hotel was the pool and the Minerva's restaurant inside the hotel. The hotel itself was showing its age. We stayed on the first floor, but we still had to go up a flight of stairs to get to our room. The beds were hard and needing to be... More

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ArrowwoodManager, General Manager at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I apologize that we fell short on your experience. This information has been passed on to our housekeeping department so that improvements will be made. I hope that you will give us another chance to dazzle you. More

Cape Coral, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed here for a wedding. The property is just lovely, and the rooms were clean, spacious, and well-maintained. The front desk staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The room has plenty of outlets for charging all the devices we carry these days, which was a pleasant surprise, as we found lack of outlets a real problem at other hotels... More

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ArrowwoodManager, General Manager at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

We are excited that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again. More

Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Purchased a 2-night stay through Living Social. The hotel website’s photos are very misleading. Negatives - This is an OLD hotel – peeling, chipping paint, carpets so loose there are folds and we were tripping on them; hardware is rusty, we had to put down our bags and run against the door with our shoulder to get it open; jagged... More

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ArrowwoodManager, General Manager at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I would like to personally apologize for the maintenance issues that you experienced during your stay. I would welcome a call from you so that we can discuss this in more detail. Thank you- Jaci 712-332-2161 More

SIOUX FALLS
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

When my wife made the reservations, she asked if there was a pool and hot tub. What she wasn't told was the pool was broken. It was refilled the day we arrived but too cold for anyone to swim in it. This hotel is also not very ADA friendly, with several steps down then back up to get to the... More

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ArrowwoodManager, General Manager at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I would like to apologize that your stay did not meet your expectations. Our staff strives to insure every guest has a great stay. Unfortunately, we had a safety issue in the pool that needed to be repaired before your weekend. I hope that you give us another chance to wow you. More

Whitewood, South Dakota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The whole place just feels warm and inviting from the moment you walk into the resort until the time you leave. We loved the breakfast in the mornings. Great variety of items included in the contenital breakfast everyone found something they like. Rooms were updated and larger than the average hotel rooms.

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ArrowwoodManager, General Manager at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back to Arrowwood in the future! More

Johnston, Iowa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

After deciding to go back to the Winter Games after not being there in more than 7yrs., I was very disappointed to find out there was a lot of price juggling after I booked my room in early December. It's not right and I'm not sure if it's legal to change the pricing of the rooms to lure people in... More

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ArrowwoodManager, General Manager at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, responded to this review

I'm glad that I was able to connect with you regarding the pricing when I checked you in on Friday night. We hope to see you again at Arrowwood. More

rock valley, iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We really weren't at the hotel a lot, mainly to just sleep. The location is great, not on the lake though, so you won't be by a beach. We didn't not eat at the restaurant this time, but have in the past and it was good. The beds were comfortable, and the room was clean. So for what we needed... More

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I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay at Arrowwood. We take pride in our staff and the cleanliness of the rooms. We hope to see you soon! More

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Address: 1405 Highway 71 South, Okoboji, IA 51355-0499
Location: United States > Iowa > Okoboji
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center 3*
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Arrowwood Hotel Okoboji
Arrowwood Resort And Conference Center Okoboji, Iowa

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Arrowwood is nestled in the beautiful Iowa Great Lakes Region next to the 27 hole championship Brooks Golf Course and in the heart of all the lakes area has to offer - swimming, waterskiing, boating, windsailing, winter activites, shopping, concerts, plays, museums, amusement parks, bike trails and so much more. ... more   less 
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