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Conroy, Iowa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the Red Cedar Lodge was a great place for a family getaway. We have 26-28 members stay in all 3 cabins. The cabins were nice and comfortable. Definitely going to be coming back. They should think about adding another cabin

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Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 week ago

The clean smell upon entering the property was a welcomed greeting. The attention to small details made our stay more memorable. The view was beautiful and the owners very friendly and helpful. We will be returning again in the future....

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New Hampton, Iowa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a great time. They had everything that we forgot. Very friendly. Lots of room and very comfortable. The shower was awesome. Outside of town, yet within a few minutes we were in town to do some shopping!!

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

So glad you had a great time and we were well stocked with kitchen essentials! We like to make things easy for our guests. :) Yes, those showers are awesome!! We hope to welcome you back again next year!! Travel Safely! Tom and Lorraine

Monticello, Iowa
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Whether it's for a weekend or a week, The Red Cedar Lodge is the perfect getaway. My husband and I stayed in the Eagles Nest for our anniversary. The cabin was beyond our expectations! It had more than enough room. The detail in the wood work is amazing. The cabins have all the amenities of a hotel with all the...

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

We're so pleased to have hosted your anniversary getaway and glad to hear that your cabin was beyond your expectations. We've tried to provide all the details one could want for cooking and comfort. Thank you so much for the shout out too :) We really enjoy welcoming our guests and providing much needed getaways! We hope to see you...

MN
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I had a wonderful and relaxing stay at Red Cedar Lodge as part of a FAM trip with other travel bloggers. It is so quiet and peaceful! Outside offered a cozy deck and in the chilly weather we could go inside and still have a great view through the floor to ceiling windows. I love that everything we needed was...

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

We were thrilled to host your stay and meet you! Thank you so much for writing a very nice review punctuated by the things you appreciated most. We really love the floor to ceiling windows too ~ you should see the outdoors after a beautiful snow fall! We hope to welcome you back again for more fun with your friends,...

Virden, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2016

On a trip with Midwest Travel Bloggers, I stayed at Red Cedar Lodge.We had a great view of the Cedar River, a fireplace & deck. Easy to find, near town, but natures right outside your door. While there, we saw a couple turkeys and I hiked a short trail every morning. The hosts are amazingly friendly and informative about great...

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

Thank you Cindy for the very nice review! We're glad you enjoyed your time at Red Cedar Lodge, especially the view of the river, fireplace and deck! It really is fun to see those turkeys bopping around, isn't it! Thank you so much for highlighting just some of the many things to do while visiting Red Cedar Lodge! We hope...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 18 August 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

VT
Reviewed 29 June 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....

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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....

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 18 November 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...

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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

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 November 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

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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
Region: United States > Iowa > Charles City
Price Range: $235 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Red Cedar Hotel Charles City
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