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The Oakwood Inn Okoboji

Reconnect, Relax, Refresh in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes!


Reconnect, Relax, Refresh in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes!

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The Basics


Guests awaken to gorgeous morning views of the expansive gardens & oak savannah after a refreshing night's rest. The smells of breakfast draw guests to the dining room where a gourmet breakfast awaits. The adults-only inn offers a king or queen-size bed, private bathrooms, and fireplaces. Reconnect with a loved one to celebrate a milestone, relax on a romantic weekend getaway, or refresh with an overnight reprieve during your trip. If looking for hotels in Okoboji Iowa choose The Oakwood Inn.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Concierge Services
  • Adult Only
  • Fireplaces
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.
  • Hot Breakfast
  • Gardens

In the Know

  • Early Risers Enjoy Birding on the Green at Brooks Golf Course
  • Take a Trip on the Queen II Steamship on West Lake Okoboji
  • Enjoy a Round of Miniature Golf on a Real Grass Course at Indian Hills
  • Revisit Vintage Funhouse Games at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park Museum

Stay for the Story

Tourists have been drawn to historic Lake Okoboji for more than a century. The 14 gardens on this two-acre property provide a welcome invitation to reconnect, relax, and refresh after a full day of exploring.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy beautiful views and classic steakhouse fare at Prime Boji
Try Maxwells for fresh seafood
Okoboji Store for American classic cuisine

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Visit Okoboji Classic Car Museum, the ultimate destination for classic car enthusiasts, gear heads, art collectors and families

Enjoy the glacier-carved lakes in the Okoboji, perfect for fishing, kayaking and more
Visit Pearson Lakes Art Center for six galleries, performing arts theatre, interactive gallery and more

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Dec 03 2023

Christmas at The Oakwood Inn

Cozy up in a room with a whirlpool and fireplace. Enjoy Christmas Cookies & Eggnog delivered to your room nightly.Friday evening begins...See More

The Oakwood Inn Okoboji

Spirit Lake, IA


VALID THROUGH: Dec 31 2023

Romance Package

Plan ahead and enjoy a romantic getaway for two at our Okoboji, Iowa Hotel. This add-on package item includes:A lovely seasonal mixed...See More

The Oakwood Inn Okoboji

Spirit Lake, IA


Guest Reviews

My wife and I stayed at this bed and breakfast for our wedding night 12 years ago under different ownership. It was a beautiful experience then and it was a beautiful experience under the new owners as well. Breakfast was fantastic (they were even able to accommodate a gluten free diet), the building was quiet (no kids allowed unless the entire building is rented out), and everything was clean...See More

- Mark Feauto

My husband and I stayed for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. We were greeted at check in with champagne and cookies. We were then given a choice to have breakfast in our room or in the dining area. The food and service was excellent. The helpful information and suggestions provided about restaurants and transportation also made at check in, made our first night out less stressful and much...See More

- Jill Walker

For the second year in a row we spent our anniversary at the Inn. It is a lovely home combining an old fashioned elegance with all the modern touches that makes life comfortable. It was also extremely clean. The garden outside our French window was also very attractive. In fact it obviously improved between our visits. Our hostess was very welcoming and cordial. She had. no problem taking the...See More

- D. A. Dawn

We stayed for three nights in a whirlpool room and enjoyed every minute of their hospitality. The grounds are beautiful and very peaceful to sit and read a book. The Inn owners are attentive to every detail and breakfast in the morning is delicious. The cinnamon rolls were amazing. The Inn is located near all the great attractions. We only wish we had more time to enjoy being on...See More

- Elizabeth Keller

We love The Oakwood Inn! Everything was perfect! First of all, the building is beautiful inside and out. The grounds are also gorgeous! Everything was spotless and comfy cozy! The staff are all kind, helpful and friendly. And the owners are amazing! Breakfast was fantastic and served with style as well. Thank you for a wonderful stay! We will remember our 41st anniversary and hope to stay again another...See More

- Jill S

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 11

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, USB Charging Stations, Alarm Clocks

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: No

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Room Service, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Business Center, Concierge Services, Fitness Center, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Elopements

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Small Town/Village