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Lighthouse Inn

1601 E. Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA 50588
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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time staying at this location and was pleasantly surprised. The rooms are clean and the owners are very helpful and friendly. Stayed during the RAGBRAI event and was close to all the action. Would stay here again if ever in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here two nights during the week of July 6 for work (as a state employee). The room was clean and comfortable, the host/owner was welcoming. The location (across the street from Kings Pointe) is good if you want to walk around the lake. This motel fits into our state employee budget and we appreciate having nice places to... More 

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Ashton, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

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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