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57034 Deacon Road, Pacific Junction, IA 51561
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
omaha
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We just attended a wedding here Sunday July 20. I cannot tell you how beautiful this setting is. From the convenient shuttle ride up a winding drive to the castle, to the expert landscaping and beautiful statuary, to the moving wall in the reception patio, this was just the most wonderful place to have a wedding and reception that we've... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

During our weekend getaway to castle unicorn we were greeted by three elves. They showed us to our room that was adorned with 14 unicorn statues representing the strength of our love. Our first day was filled with limitless rainbows and free unicorn rides. We would recommend this experience to all of our friends. -Chester and Azalea P.s. The unipeg... More

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Council Bluffs
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Castle Unicorn is amazing! They do all the set up and take down. My day was stress free and everything was perfect. We had more guests than we expected and the Castle was very fast to accommodate. Not only did they pull chairs out for our guests but they also accommodated in food. Everyone that attended our wedding loved everything... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The setting is amazing, there is no doubt about that, but you definitely pay more than you imagined or bargained for with dry flavorless food, broken promises. If you are the bride and groom looking you need to keep looking. If you like the area check something else out. For a 200 person guest count they conveniently forget to tell... More

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

I attended a May wedding there recently; it was a lovely setting and a beautiful property. Wish I could have caught a view from the observation deck, but that was locked.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

We recently attended a wedding here. The ceremony was lovely, as was the setting, and the couple had made a point of saying families with children were welcome. It soon became clear, however, that Ray, who I believe is the proprietor, does not welcome children on the property. At the informal reception, when a group of kids started a harmless... More

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castleunicorn, Owner at Castle Unicorn, responded to this review

We welcome feedback from all of our guests that have the opportunity to experience a wedding reception at Castle Unicorn. The manicured grounds and ponds feature many varieties of ornamental trees, flowers and aquatic plants as well as koi fish and several varieties of native frogs...........a real attraction for youngsters. These plant and animal species coupled with the water fountains... More

Waukee Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2011

I just want to say that the hosts, especially John, made my Wife and My 40th Anniversary a very special stay. We had some special arrangements we wanted that were prepared and arranged just as requested. We would recommend Castle Unicorn for any special occasion. Just let them know what you want and it will be provided. We want to... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

Be VERY judicious in choosing this place as a wedding venue. We had a wedding here this past June and while generally pleased, overall we felt terribly overcharged for the food which was of VERY poor quality. Additionally the service was tacky and substandard. We wanted our own caterer and was informed they have their preferred vendor whom we had... More

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castleunicorn, Owner at Castle Unicorn, responded to this review

We replaced the caterer referenced towards the end of our last wedding season. Unfortunately this was a newer catering company that we entrusted and they did not live up to our expectations either. We now offer several well established caterers with many years of experience and great reputations for the high quality of their food and we are very excited... More

Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

The Castle Unicorn was everything their website said and more! My husband and I are avid travelers and are trying to see the US....finding B&B's along our travels. Thank goodness we found the Unicorn! Yes, it is a castle and yes it is awesome in every manner. We stayed in the Queen's quarters and found our room perfect in every... More

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Wichita
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

I made our reservation to celebrate my 16 year old's birthday. He loves fencing and we thought this "castle" would be just the thing. Strange "stuck in the 80s" decor. Dust so thick on the furniture we could write our name in it. Broken down mattress. Torn decor pillows. One foot high step up to toilet. Dusty, uncovered plastic drinking... More

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Additional Information about Castle Unicorn

Address: 57034 Deacon Road, Pacific Junction, IA 51561
Location: United States > Iowa > Pacific Junction
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Castle Unicorn Hotel Pacific Junction
Castle Unicorn Pacific Junction, Iowa

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