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Inn at Okoboji

3301 Lakeshore Drive, PO. Box 559, Okoboji, IA 51355
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Lincoln, Nebraska
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We checked into the Okobji Inn on Thursday afternoon. Full in love with the place. Even everything was shut down for the season their was something about the Inn that intrigued us. We checked out Friday morning and went on our way just to find that we wanted to go back to Okoboji Inn for one more night. So we... More 

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Thank JR R
Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for your review regarding our facility. Dee and I remember you guys so well. We apologize that you did not have the experience that you expected from The Inn on the second night of your stay. We do apologize about the noise from the wedding party having a fire in our fire pit lakeside. Come back and see... More 

Mankato
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Our room was in one among many strips of rooms on the grounds next to the lake and reminded me of a cheap motel. If you're not planning on spending any time in your room, it will work, but is still overpriced. It took almost 10 minutes of running the water to get warm water. The little refrigerator in the... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for the review you posted regarding our resort. We apologize that you did not enjoy some of the features that we offer. We are 120 years old and being on the water with the humidity and especially the severe winds the buildings do take some beating at times. We are on the most exclusive part of West Lake... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here while visiting friends. The place is nice and clean, but way too expensive for the value. The staff was helpful and nice. Pleasant atmosphere. The rooms need to be renovated and redone to match the price guests are charged to stay here

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are so glad that you had a good time with us. Tim Brown - Operations Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

I will attempt to keep this as short as possible but there is a lot to be said... On August 9th, decided to take my wife up to Okoboji for a Labor Day getaway, and this is when the fun began. I looked online and saw that the Inn was the only hotel available directly on the lake. I checked... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for posting the review about your experience with our resort. I want to take this time to express my apologies for the billing issues that you encountered at the hotel. The billing issues have been resolved on our end. If you have any further questions or concerns, please give us a call. Tim Brown - Operations Manager. More 

West Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I had a great experience at Inn at Okoboji. Best part of the stay was the location. It is located right on the lake with access to a few decks and also a small pebble beach in walking distance. They also provided other nice amenities like an indoor pool, outdoor pool, store/coffee shop etc. Great customer service right from making... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again next season. Thank You Tim Brown - Operations Manager More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a great place. Okoboji in general, and certainly the Inn, is not the place for people who want granite countertops and latest décor. But I love it here. It's a bit frozen in time, in a good way, and a little like the resort on "Dirty Dancing." The rooms are right on the lake with a great spot... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous words about the Inn. We appreciate the business and look forward in seeing you and your family next season. Thank you so much. Tim Brown - Operations Manager. More 

Winona, Minnesota
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Average property...no beach. Nice dock. Mold in rooms...not well ventilated on the lake rooms. Humid atmosphere...don't think the a/c units were clean. Parking a block away for me although busy...could have moved car to unload. Nice location to Arnold's Park. About a mile to walk into town. Nice front desk although this review was from our visit a year ago...going... More 

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2 Thank Tim T
Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our resort. It is always nice to get feedback from our valued guests so that we are able to address issues that may arise. I do apologize that you had a couple of room issues. Our resort is very busy and parking can be limited at times. When our season... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

When we arrived at the hotel around 5pm, we could see that the hotel was very busy. The check in line had many people waiting. The young man checking everyone in had a smile on his face and welcomed each guest. He was very nice and was a true professional. It was so nice to see someone who actually enjoyed... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review regarding our staff and customer service. We really appreciate you staying with us and look forward to your continued business in the future. Thank you so much. Hotel Manager More 

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We sent over 15 emails to the reservation department to indicated the confirmation sent to us was booked for the wrong dates. Of the 8 emails asking them to change the reservation; not one response, NOT ONE! Not to mention the numerous phone calls that went into a phone loop similar to AT&T's phone loops in the early 1990's. As... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review regarding the issues you had with our reservations/Group Sales Department. I do apologize for the not so good experience you had with our resort. We pride ourselves on giving the best customer service possible and my hope is that you will come back to our resort next season and give us another try. Please... More 

Northfield, Minnesota, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

We were very displeased with the rooms for the amount of money they cost. Unless you have your own kayak, boat or paddle board you have to go somewhere else to rent them. There is no beach. The pool is falling apart and like most of the buildings it is run down. Will definitely never stay here again! Highly don't... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. Okoboji Boat works own the docks at our resort. If you contact them they will deliver any type of watercraft right to the dock. I hope that you will give us another try next season because we really are on the prime real estate section of West Lake... More 

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