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Lighthouse Inn

1601 E. Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA 50588
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Ranked #2 of 2 Storm Lake B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barb T Ashton, Iowa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashton, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The light house inn in Storm Lake is a great place to stay. Rates are reasonable, rooms are clean, beds were very comfortable. Has a nice place to sit and visit with family and friends around a fire pit. The proprietor/manager and staff were very friendly. And it is right across the road from a water park! What more can... More 

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Laughlin, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Thane was a great host very nice and helpful, the rooms are older, but very cute and very clean and comfortable. We will be back to storm lake and will stay at the lighthouse inn again! The Willett Family

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Storm Lake Iowa - beautiful scenery and Lighthouse Inn the perfect spot to stay. Clean rooms, close to everything you'd want to do there. Literally right across the street from the water park so the kids could get there easy. Rooms - clean! The owner is a great guy who literally goes out of his way to ensure you have... More 

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Glidden, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I was traveling to Storm Lake for a party and was only going to stay over nite and the price at the motel/waterpark was over $200.00 and I had no one in my party but me and that is to much for a couple of hours in the room. Went to the Lighthouse Inn across the street and could not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Nostalgic décor sets this motel apart from the rest, from antique style furniture to an old-fashioned TV set. There was a desk with a mirror over it, a fluorescent light to read by over one side of an oversized bed, a counter and a lazy boy chair. Venetian blinds cover each of the three windows and ultra suede bedspread and... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Not a brand new hotel or a big name hotel. Its an older hotel, but is very clean inside, and very cheap reasonable rates. The owner is very nice, all the rooms are on the ground floor. Perfect location right across the street from the waterpark.

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Iowa Falls, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My four granddaughters and I stayed at the Lighthouse Inn and had a great time. The owners were very friendly, delivering us muffins each morning and the last day popsicles. My granddaughters loved the opportunity to shoot hoops and play on the extra bikes. Our room was large with three beds and plenty of space for lots of girls. The... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The pics on website are not true or show what the rooms are like. And yes---Not again. I would suggest that people checking into hotel, look at rooms first with a fine eye. Outside was flaking off paint, inside was clean but very very old. Not like pics. Door knobs came off, Tv didn't work , air conditioning had dust... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

We spent just one night in Storm Lake, and had to bring our small dog along. The owner was friendly, offering directions and tips about the town. The room was outdated, yes, (we actually found it to be quite quaint, very different from chain motels) but very clean. Ours did have a fridge. The price was competitive with all the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

The place is way outdated. The only "positive" is that you can park near your room. No daily housekeeping, no coffee, no breakfast, no laundry, no soda, no ice, no vending at all. Housekeeping is once a week, I believe, and you'd have to drive to a laundromat to do your clothes. The smell of Tyson looms over the entire... More 

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