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Inn at Okoboji

3301 Lakeshore Drive, PO. Box 559, Okoboji, IA 51355
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stroud
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only problem was the room that I had was a little dated. It was clean and comfy. The price was a little high but there was a bicycle show comming through town and there was not a room to be had. The breakfast was good and the service was very good. The hotel front desk people were very nice... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Pete...thank you very much for your review and choosing to stay at The Inn. We look forward to having you back anther time! More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family spent a wonderful week here. The beds were so comfortable. I was very impressed with the beds and pillows. I am a snob about bed comfort. So I was very happy. The staff was so very helpful. I had to do a bit work while I was there and the staff would check in to offer me water... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Heather...we are appreciative of your review and that you chose to stay at The Inn. We look forward to having you back in the future! More

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Inn for our family vacation weekend in July 2014. We arrived about noon hoping to get out on the lake until our rooms were ready about 5 p.m., but it was raining. The staff offered up a private deck with chairs and tables for us so we could have our boat picnic despite the poor weather.... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

We are highly engaged in top notch customer service! We appreciate your choice to stay with us and provide your fantastic review! I will pass on your compliments to the entire staff! More

Marion, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at this resort for a family wedding that was hosted on site. Located on West Lake in Okoboji area. It is clear that the location on the water is what makes this place attractive as most hotels do not have view/location on the water. Bad experience began when we arrived and had dinner in the hotel restaurant. Service was... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

I am extremely apologetic for your experience. I have called a special meeting to address your concerns and we appreciate your willingness to share. We use our guest feedback, both positive and negative, as a training tool for our staff. Your concerns are noted and we will work hard to prevent these shortcomings in the future. Your experience in no... More

Davenport, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The Inn at Okoboji is a treasure. The location is directly on the water with many great views. There is a dock for swimming and boating, a lakefront walking path, nice pool, restaurant & bar. It is older but full of charm. Our room comfortably slept 4. We enjoyed our stay and would return again.

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. I will pass this on to our staff and comments like yours are encouraging and appreciated! More

Atlantic, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The people running the resort were very nice. I do feel (we stayed in an older room) they need to do a real deep clean. I stayed in Marco Island Florida for the same price I guess I expected really clean not perfect. It was a good location to go boating and to the park and out to eat. I... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Denise, Thank you for your review and staying with us at The Inn! Your business is appreciated and your feedback will help us continue to improve our resort. We look forward to having you return! More

Des Moines, Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My brother got married at The Inn a few weekends ago. My family and I enjoyed spending the weekend on the shores of West Lake Okoboji. The wedding was fantastic - great food, bar, & service. The hotel staff was accommodating and friendly. Poolside brunch was great! We even enjoyed an All American Lakefront BBQ on 4th of July. The... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

amarieb22, Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback, we truly appreciate your comments and are pleased you enjoyed your time at The Inn at Okoboji. As we work to improve The Inn we are just today starting the installation of new flat screen televisions in all our guest rooms! Last season we installed new beds in 85%... More

Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Spent three nights for a family vacation. One of the original resorts on the lake but room was tidy and nice. Quality of king bed was good. Any shortcoming due to the age of the property is more than compensated for by the quality of the staff. Extremely nice and helpful from front desk to bar to restaurant.

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Marshall, Thank you for taking the time to provide your positive feedback about The Inn at Okoboji! We sincerely appreciate your choice to stay with us and look forward to another opportunity to serve you. Enjoy the rest of your summer! More

Des Moines, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were going to be in the Okoboji area for a family reunion and began looking for accommodations 7 weeks prior. Most hotels/resorts were sold out so I called the Inn. I made numerous calls before talking to a reservationist. I keep getting rerouted back to the original voice message saying press 1 for reservations. When I did finally talk... More

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twileygm, General Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

It was nice to talk to you by phone today regarding this experience at our hotel. All the issues you experienced are being prioritized and addressed to the best of our ability. Your experience does not reflect any sort of standard and we have a strong ongoing commitment to our valued guests. Thank you for sharing with us. More

Fresno, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I enjoyed my stay. Staff were always helpful. The hotel is an older, lakeside resort so expect older furnishings and little homemade quirks. I personally like getting out of the corporate world but some might find these quirks less interesting. The indoor pool had thousands of little bugs floating on the surface because it hadn't been skimmed in the morning.... More

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Thank you for staying with us and providing your feedback! Your feedback is helpful so we can continue to strive for improvements with the hotel and our staff's attention to detail. Hope to have you back again! More

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Address: 3301 Lakeshore Drive, PO. Box 559, Okoboji, IA 51355
Location: United States > Iowa > Okoboji
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Traditions begin where memories are made! The Inn at Okoboji combines charm and an incredible array of amenities along with surprising affordability. The Inn is a complete Lakefront Resort Destination offering 155 guest rooms, and a relaxing fun-filled vacation every member of the family will enjoy. We are proud to offer a wide variety of business, wedding or group packages for your special event! ... more   less 
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