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The Waters of Minocqua

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   8116 Hwy. 51 South, Minocqua, WI 54548
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Minocqua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for a week during a local motorcycle rally and couldn't have made a better choice. Very clean with exceptionally comfortable beds. 2 couples stayed in the 2 bedroom suite and it was perfect! Staff was very friendly and accomodating. Somehow our room got missed on the cleaning schedule but I just said something to the desk clerk and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a conference and arrived late on a Thursday night. Brought my family of 5 along to enjoy the ammentities. Front desk service was really nice and upgraded my room to a fireplace. Rooms are clean, spacious, and have comfy beds. Waterpark was perfect for my 2 year old, but the 10 and 11 year old were bored... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While my family had an okay time during our stay, we were disappointed. First of all not everyone does get aways on the weekends. We were very disappointed that the water slides were closed during our whole stay. So I paid basically to stay in a hotel with pools, which I could have done at any hotel in Minoqcua but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the weekend with a group of friends(7 adults). We rented a loft room and it was very nice. There was plenty of room for all of us. The hot tub was awesome and the pool area was very nice. Also the beds were very comfortable. Had meals from the restaurant both nights and the food was very good! Kudos... More

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Hancock, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didnt know what to expect. We were very impressed. The room, lobby, restaurant. ...all wonderful. The staff were very friendly. The waterpark was great. Cant beat it for the price. We will be coming back for sure.

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Cheboygan, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in a water park was one experience we never thought we'd have, especially when traveling with our dog Daisy. We found ourselves looking for a room in Minocqua and were impressed by the exterior of the hotel and the solid very nice rustic lunge chairs on every patio and deck. We do not understand why hotels spend millions on... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at The Waters of Minocqua, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review about our hotel and staff. We are pleased to have people like Dorothy and Brian here who try their best to make your stay a great experience. I will gladly pass on your nice comments to them! You are correct when you commented about not just catering to waterpark patrons. We are the ideal... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Waters is a pleasant hotel located in the scenic Minocqua, WI. I think the hotel has an abundance of potential, but it's been worn down by a lot of use. Little changes could go a long way, and the staff seemed content to not be very solutions oriented. The Waters is a great place for a family weekend (large... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at The Waters of Minocqua, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and ideas about our hotel. We continue to make improvements in our services and amenities. We have added new fitness equipment to our fitness center and are adding a gas fireplace for all guests to enjoy on the back patio. We recently added hand crafted Adirondack chairs and new wooden tables to all patios.... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights and had a pleasant experience. The room was large enough for 3 adults to be comfortable. We appreciated having the sink outside of the bathroom so multiple people could get ready at the same time. It would have been nice to have a bench or small table in the bathroom to lay your clothes on... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at The Waters of Minocqua, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your nice experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will join us again for fall colors. Sincerely Lisa B, GM More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I spent the night here again last week after spending the night last summer as well. I would say the hotel is an average hotel for the price. There is nothing special about it. The beds are comfortable, the room was large( I was told I was upgraded to a deluxe room) it had a separate sitting area with fireplace... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at The Waters of Minocqua, responded to this review

We appreciate you staying with us again a second time and that you shared your thoughts and suggestions. We try to offer a very comfortable room with added amenities. Our rooms are larger than most standard rooms at hotels and we do have refrigerators, microwaves, coffee-makers, iron/ironing boards, a wet bar sink plus your standard sink vanity in the main... More

Madison, Wisconsin
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Exceptionally well run water park hotel in the Northwoods. I stayed for five nights on a work trip and found out locals also stay to give their kids a water park weekend. Lots of Illinois, Minnesota and Iowa license plates on nice cars in the parking lot. It is super clean with excellent service. My room was on first floor... More

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Lisa B, General Manager at The Waters of Minocqua, responded to this review

We are so glad you had such a wonderful experience at our resort. We are surrounded by beautiful tall pines which makes us a great place to observe wildlife. We often get comments from guests that like having their coffee on their patio or deck and take in the peace and tranquility of the outdoors. Thank you for sharing and... More

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Address: 8116 Hwy. 51 South, Minocqua, WI 54548
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Minocqua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Waters of Minocqua 3*
Number of rooms: 106
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