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Inn at Okoboji

3301 Lakeshore Drive, PO. Box 559, Okoboji, IA 51355
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family has stayed here every summer for the past 40 years. The workers usually mess up our rooms when we book them at least 4-5 months in advance. The rooms are in DESPERATE need of a makeover. And the room we stayed in got infested by these tiny bugs that were EVERYWHERE. It was so nasty. Great place by... More 

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Madison, South Dakota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The property offers many choices. Outdoor pool was clean and comfortable. The rooms are outdated, very small bathroom. Very clean though as was the property. One thing that was very misleading...don't advertise the 9 hole golf course. This was in horrible condition. No upkeep what so ever. Shouldn't be advertise as an amenity. Keep it up or close it down.... More 

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Madison SD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a simple rustic motel. Very clean. Staff is friendly. Nice pool. Dock is a bit small so if you want a chair, get out there early. General store makes up its own hours. Boating activity is booked through a separate office. They advertise free golf on their 9 hole course. That's the biggest disappointment. All it amounted to... More 

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Buffalo, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made reservations for a family reunion last October. I was told I was getting a suite that would comfortably fit 6 people. When I checked in, I found out one of the "beds" was a sofa bed shoved into a small room. Upon pulling out the sofa bed it was side by side with another bed leaving no space... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn is a super place to vacation-reasonable rates, really friendly staff, helpful and assertive. Kristin and Ginger at the front desk are suburb! We had an issue with our a.c. and the maintenance staff was right there to fix it. The chef in is amazing-we had one of the best meals during our stay at The Inn. The only... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Absolutely horrible experience. We were just at the Inn for a soccer tournament over the weekend. I've been waiting to write this review as I wanted to be fair and give the staff and management plenty of opportunities to make it right which they haven't done. We had all kinds of issues while staying here as it is way over... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the "resort" title they use here - this place is a cheap motel with super thin walls and cheap indoor/outdoor style carpeting. The rooms are very stark and depressing with glaring lighting and no decorations on the walls.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We checked into the Okobji Inn on Thursday afternoon. Full in love with the place. Even everything was shut down for the season their was something about the Inn that intrigued us. We checked out Friday morning and went on our way just to find that we wanted to go back to Okoboji Inn for one more night. So we... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for your review regarding our facility. Dee and I remember you guys so well. We apologize that you did not have the experience that you expected from The Inn on the second night of your stay. We do apologize about the noise from the wedding party having a fire in our fire pit lakeside. Come back and see... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Our room was in one among many strips of rooms on the grounds next to the lake and reminded me of a cheap motel. If you're not planning on spending any time in your room, it will work, but is still overpriced. It took almost 10 minutes of running the water to get warm water. The little refrigerator in the... More 

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for the review you posted regarding our resort. We apologize that you did not enjoy some of the features that we offer. We are 120 years old and being on the water with the humidity and especially the severe winds the buildings do take some beating at times. We are on the most exclusive part of West Lake... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here while visiting friends. The place is nice and clean, but way too expensive for the value. The staff was helpful and nice. Pleasant atmosphere. The rooms need to be renovated and redone to match the price guests are charged to stay here

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Larry G, Guest Relations Manager at Inn at Okoboji, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we are so glad that you had a good time with us. Tim Brown - Operations Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditions begin where memories are made! The Inn at Okoboji combines charm and an incredible array of amenities along with surprising affordability. The Inn is a complete Lakefront Resort Destination offering 155 guest rooms, and a relaxing fun-filled vacation every member of the family will enjoy. We are proud to offer a wide variety of business, wedding or group packages for your special event! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn at Okoboji

Address: 3301 Lakeshore Drive, PO. Box 559, Okoboji, IA 51355
Location: United States > Iowa > Okoboji
Price Range: $135 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Okoboji 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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