The Oakwood Inn Okoboji

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


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

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The Basics


Guests awaken to gorgeous morning views of the expansive gardens & oak savannah after a refreshing night's rest at this elegant Lake Okoboji Hotel. The adults-only inn near Okoboji, Iowa offers sumptuous accommodations, and in the morning, a gourmet breakfast awaits. A premier romantic getaway in Iowa, we offer the perfect place for couples to celebrate, relax, and refresh. With so many upscale amenities, it's easy to see why we're one of the best hotels in Okoboji, Iowa.

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 the lakes region.

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

Guest Reviews

Bill and Bridget were wonderful hosts. We came up for a weekend getaway and they were very accommodating when we told them we would be arriving later than planned. They also made wonderful breakfasts and were conscientious of our food allergies. The rooms were relaxing and very comfortable and the entire grounds were beautiful. I highly recommended staying here if you’re looking for a wonderfully peaceful getaway!

- Mark

The property was beautiful and well taken care of just like described on the website. It had a beautiful setting and was very comfortable. The staff were extremely kind and accommodating!! The room was spacious and very well kept. The Inn was very quiet, and you could not hear any of the other guests when you were in your room. The Innkeepers were wonderful! The breakfasts served were all...See More

- Michelle Qualley

I love this luxurious Inn by the Nature Center. I’m in town from New York City visiting my folks who have a house on the lake out here. It’s 4th of July weekend and there were already so many cousins & relatives staying with my mom, so I called Bridget the Inn Keeper and she accommodated me beautifully. The rooms are comfortable and clean. They arranged a vegan breakfast...See More

- Emily Seieroe

Great ambiance and presentation of everything. The rooms were clean and there were a lot of resources on and off property. There were snacks available to residence, lots of places to rest and relax, and the owners have a list of suggested activities. The breakfast is fancy and well presented. When we stayed there was a chocolate espresso cupcake, spiced pear, and frittata with chicken sausage for breakfast with...See More

- Merritt Demski

My husband and I were there to celebrate is birthday and our anniversary. We were looking to reconnection, relaxation, and rejuvenation. We found it at The Oakwood Inn! Bridget was very accommodating with any of our requests. She even gave us champagne for our anniversary! The breakfast was delicious every morning! I highly recommend The Oakwood Inn for anyone who needs to relax and rejuvenate( and wants to be...See More

- Darla Carlson

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