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Shamrock Inn

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1905 18th St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
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Shamrock Inn
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Spirit Lake
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This is by far the most disgusting place I have ever had to stay at. The room was filthy. Dirt and stains all over the walls, lamp shades, ceiling, etc... Even the shower was dirty! The lady that checked me in was rather rude as well. I would NEVER stay here again- I would rather sleep in my car in... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This place was HORRIBLE! What a rip-off. Worst 75 dollars ever spent. I'd rather lose 75 bucks. The blankets smelled like cigarettes, the room was super dirty, there was a hole in the bathroom door patched with SCOTCH tape, stranger hair in the tub, the toilet rocked back and forth, it took us forever to just check in, our neighbors... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

We paid what I thought was a lot of money for a crappy room. The place smelled like smoke. It was dirty. The bathroom door wouldn't shut. The wireless wouldn't work. Basically if we could have found another hotel that didn't require a two night stay we would have been out of there

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North Liberty, Iowa, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Some of the worst, rudest staff I have EVER met in my life. They were unyielding, insulted me that I was overweight, assumed I was straight and that the woman I was with was my girlfriend and that we'd be "too fat to fit in (their) beds" even though I was staying alone. That's only the start. I got into... More

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Dawson Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We pulled in on bikes and even thou its not a ramada inn the place was nice staff was friendly thereis a slight sewer order by the drive when you enter or leave wouldn't notice if you are in car but on bike you can smell it. I would stay again quiet and reasonable

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Golden, Colorado, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I arrived late and tired, traveling alone, no reservations. Spirit Lake is the "poor side of town" compared to Okoboji a few miles away, and Spirit Lake has few motels. The ol' Shamrock has definitely seen better days, and friendly Mr. Patel seems content to let it merrily slide. Most of the clientele seem to be redneck fishermen in rusted-out... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

This motel was far less expensive than the others near the lake. I thought it was worth the price. The staff was very friendly. There was a musty smell but I got used to it pretty quick. Nice and quiet.

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Lake City, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

room smelled like mildew bathroom was a mess hair over the floor beds were like sleeping on floor hard as a rock

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2010

It was really gross. They are in no shape to be running a hotel.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010 via mobile

Hotel staff was rude. Room was very outdated, musty and damp. We question how much cleaning is done as there was dust everywhere, floor did not appear to have been vaccuumed, hair on towels and in shower. Also, every time an electrical appliance was used the lights dimmed to a brown out state. We plan to return to Spirit Lake,... More

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Additional Information about Shamrock Inn

Address: 1905 18th St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Location: United States > Iowa > Spirit Lake
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Shamrock Inn Spirit Lake, Iowa

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