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Red Cedar Lodge

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Booked all three cabins for a corporate strategic planning retreat. The cabins were clean with comfortable beds and well equipped for cooking. Tom and Lorraine are great hosts and made sure we were provided with everything we needed. We also did the kayak/canoe trip down the Cedar River - highly recommended. Overall, it was a great experience for the team.

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RedCedarLodgeIowa, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you KCFrequentTraveler for the great feedback. We're pleased to hear that your corporate retreat was a success, comfortable and you were happy with our accommodations! You were a fun group to take kayaking and we hope to welcome your team back~ for business or a personal getaway! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Owners are great and very helpful for business travelers, A great change from the chain hotels. Word to the wise if you have not been to the area...this is a very very small town. If you stay at the lodge, stop and get groceries to cook for yourself. Kitchen is sufficiently equipped to make meals. Summer is buggy so beware.... More 

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RedCedarLodgeIowa, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're pleased you enjoyed the full size kitchen and appliances in which to cook during your stay. To clarify for other travelers reading your review~ Red Cedar Lodge is located in the country, 2 miles outside of Charles City (population 7000+). There are a variety of nice restaurants, HyVee, Fareway, KMart stores and Main St.... More 

Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We had a guys weekend at the Moonlight Bend cabin, and we had a blast. Tom and Lorraine were super nice and helpful. The cabins are tucked away, which provides the quietness, but they are still close to town, which allows you to be able to easily to things in town or get whatever you need. I would suggest these... More 

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RedCedarLodgeIowa, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review and kind words! Tom and I enjoy friends getaways and so glad that Red Cedar Lodge cabins can be a part of your time and memories! We hope to welcome you all back again! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed celebrating our parents 60th wedding anniversary at Red Cedar. The cabins were gorgeous and the setting perfect ! Very clean and well kept. We enjoyed the outdoor hot tub with fire place nearby. The surroundings are great for a walk in the woods or just sitting outside on the deck or by the fire pits.

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RedCedarLodgeIowa, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

We're so pleased Red Cedar Lodge cabins were part of your family gathering and parent's anniversary! We always enjoy when guests come for time with family and friends~it's most important! We thank you for the notes on what you enjoyed best! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

So relaxing to see a river roll by. We even caught bass. The home had every amenity we could imagine and the beds were very comfortable. We particularly liked the hot tub and fireplace. Very unique and fun.

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RedCedarLodgeIowa, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

kathynmike~ Thank you for taking the time to write such nice comments regarding your stay at Red Cedar Lodge! We're so pleased to hear how you enjoyed the river view and fishing. The Fireside Patio with the hot tub and stone fireplace is one of our favorite amenities in all four seasons. We hope we'll see you again! Travel Safely,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I just finished our 6th weekend visit to the Lodges. Eagles Nest is our favorite--always comfortable and very clean! We walked the river walk in Charles City, shopped at Rustic Corner, shopped at Stitches, enjoyed a mid afternoon Frappe, and visited a local antique shop. Always something to do...or not!

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RedCedarLodgeIowa, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

We're so thrilled to have guests who come again and again! We're grateful that you found everything comfortable and clean in Eagle's Nest cabin. It's one of our favorites too! Thank you so much for posting all that you enjoyed at Red Cedar Lodge and Charles City! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine More 

Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This is our fourth time staying at Red Cedar Lodge, and i am confident enough to say it is not our last one. Its a beautiful place to stay here if you are looking for a relaxed weekend alone or a fun weekend with the entire family.

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RedCedarLodge, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

We really appreciate your very nice review! It's return guests like you and your family that we are so proud to welcome back each time! We're glad you all enjoyed yourselves and had time for rest and relaxation! Hope to see you again soon! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine More 

The Villages, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The lodge is kept very clean, well-stocked (dishes, linens, etc) and the beds are very comfortable. The only criticism of it would be that while the windows are huge and offer a beautiful view, the sun in the morning is overpowering and anyone sleeping on the sofa gets very warm and can't sleep with all the light. Lorraine and Tom... More 

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RedCedarLodge, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad to hear you were comfortable and enjoyed everything stocked in your cabin! We will agree with you about that sofa bed! Because it's in the Great Room, it's not everyone's idea of comfort and with the huge open view~ it's got to be an early riser sleeping there because the sun awakens one... More 

Rudd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is the second year that our family of 8 adults and 5 grandkids have spent the week end at Red Cedar Lodge. The cabin was everything you could ask for and more! Very spacious, clean and the pillowtop beds were so comfortable!! Our kids enjoyed the 3 hour canoe trip and it was so fun to use the hot... More 

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RedCedarLodge, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We really enjoy your family and the canoe / kayak trip! We appreciate knowing you enjoyed our pillow top mattresses! We sometimes have guests call back to order the same mattress! Enjoy the rest of our beautiful weather and we hope to see you all again next summer! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine More 

Denmark, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Our family of 21 recently stayed in the Moonlight Bend and Sunrise Ridge Lodges at Red Cedar Lodge. We love spending time with all of our children and grandchildren and enjoy finding places to relax and have fun together. We found all of that and more at the Red Cedar Lodge. The kids enjoyed fishing and especially enjoyed the fireside... More 

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RedCedarLodge, Owner at Red Cedar Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your very nice review and comments! We certainly enjoyed your family and the way in which you all had fun playing, gathering and utilizing Red Cedar Lodge to it's fullest from fishing to fireside fun! Thank you for noticing all the details and extras we like to provide our guests to maket your stay comfortable and memorable. We... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape from your to-do list and retreat to the country! Three warm and beautiful log sided cabins along the scenic Cedar River await you. Located 1 mile west of Charles City, Iowa, our luxury cabins spaciously grace the high banks of the river providing a recreational getaway for family fun, adventure, solitude and wildlife viewing. Relax at the secluded Fireside Patio or explore 28 private acres. Our cabins feature a gas fireplace, full kitchens and appliances, BBQ grills, large decks,37" HDTV and wireless internet, campfire rings, lodge pole furnishings and pillow top mattresses. Activities at the Lodge or in town include kayaking, canoeing, golf, disc golf, biking, fishing, fly fishing, tubing, lawn tennis, hunting, girlfriend getaways, star gazing, art walk, barn quilt tour, shopping and more!Whatever you wish during your visit ~ a busy day of fun activities or relaxing in nature's playground ~ it's our desire to provide a retreat in which families, friends or business associates can unwind and reconnect...Return to Simpler Times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Cedar Lodge

Address: 1880 Gilbert St, Charles City, IA 50616-9128
Location: United States > Iowa > Charles City
Price Range: $119 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Red Cedar Hotel Charles City
Red Cedar Lodge Charles City, Iowa
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