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Address: Spirit Lake, IA

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Recently, my husband and I had to be in Spirit lake for a family event and this hotel is our favorite place to stay. It always fits our needs and it is close to just about... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Michelle M
Mesa, Arizona
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Do not vacation here the week before Labor Day. Everything is shut down and there is literally nothing to do. There are signs in every restaurant and bar to notify you that service will be poor because students are back in school.

Mesa, Arizona
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Recently, my husband and I had to be in Spirit lake for a family event and this hotel is our favorite place to stay. It always fits our needs and it is close to just about everything. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. Besides, the bowling alley next door has the best food!!

Thank Michelle M
Omaha, Nebraska
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136 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Beautiful lake to spend a day or even a few days at! Very close to Okiboji. It actually feeds into lake okiboji. Warm water. This lake didn't seem as busy and crowded as the Okoboji lakes.

Thank tiffanybrasch
Davenport, Iowa
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71 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Ended up here after looking for a place to swim and a good place to watch fireworks. Beach area is adequate. Water is slightly gross and smelly.

Thank 4grandtravel4
Charlotte, North Carolina
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175 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Spirit Lake is a beautiful place to visit. It is a huge lake with very little boat traffic. My kids had a blast kayaking and paddle boarding. Can't wait for our next visit!

Thank Darci M
Lewis Center, Ohio
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312 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

A very large lake with resorts, family beaches and a state park. This is a very nice area I would recommend visiting. We were very pleased and enjoyed our visit.

1 Thank Mark R
Camarillo, Ca
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79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Call ahead as they only offer the tour a couple of times a week. This tour is a remarkable display of American ingenuity and technology right in the heartland of the US. Polaris makes all the Polaris Slingshots, Indian and Victory motorcycles that the world can buy right here in Spirit Lake. The tours are small group and cover the... More 

Thank derbusa
Springfield, Missouri
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We shopped in the second-hand stores which were so fun! Looking forward to our trip next October. Also had fun at the movies and eating out.

1 Thank Amanda S
Cedar Rapids
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352 reviews
151 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Having only been here one other time in my life, I was thrilled to find so many things to go and see and do. The people that live here are VERY easy to get along with and seem eager to help you find what you are looking for! Nice parks to hike in and the best thing I witnessed was... More 

1 Thank Daniel B
Ankeny, Iowa
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

FUN area with lots to do - water sports, golf, shopping, etc. Basically in the Okoboji area. Small town but it's a great tourism area for lake activities. Go to Lisa's Bake Shop and Goodies!

Thank Emily B

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