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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We needed a place to decompress and with it being only 1 1/2 hrs from Sioux City we decided to come back to Lake Okoboji. We were looking for something different and found Vintage Block. We could not have found a more restful place than this. Between Missy, the owner; and Lisa at the front desk we felt welcomed. It... More 

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rochester, mn
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81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Cute areas outside with fire pits, chairs, hanging lights. The interior is very well appointed. Reclaimed wood for headboards, side tables, décor. One wall was stencil painted and all of the linens and décor made for a great atmosphere. The pool is outdoors, and not heated so we unfortunately did not get to use that. Continental breakfast was good...waffles, fresh... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a wonderful time in Okoboji, IA Labor Day weekend. Vintage Block Inn was a wonderful place to stay. The people are so nice and so helpful. We had a great room with a king bed that was like sleeping on a cloud. It is so quaint and lovely. The fire pits and bean bag toss game were awesome... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were a little apprehensive to book our stay in here, looking at the pictures. It seemed like an old motel. Ours was a last minute decision to travel during Labor Day weekend, we looked at the reviews and went ahead anyway. We were pleasantly surprised once we got there. Staff was very warm and helpful. Lisa who helped us... More 

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Lennox, South Dakota, USA
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a last minute for a little girls getaway and we were so pleasantly surprised at the warm people , adorable touches and great amenities for families! The decor is really unique, and they have taken an older motel and cleaned it up and added so many special touches that it made it such a fun stay! This is... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was a little nervous driving up thinking it looked like a roadside motel. BUT the staff was very friendly, the rooms were so cute too! An added bonus was the pavilion type structure that had a ton of chairs and tables to sit in the shade. It was a nice place to relax and have a drink and still... More 

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Thank mfischer23
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Chocolate Chippy Waffle for breakfast still lingers on our taste buds. We've gotta hand it to Lisa at the front desk for delivering a world class stay. She was down to divulge all the best kept Okaboji secrets and knew EXACTLY where the best hamburger was when we asked. Not a moment's hesitation. Lisa made us feel like old... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Group of 4 of us traveled there for a girls weekend on motorcycles. Lisa sat down with us and hand drew a map of all the hot spots in the area. The atmosphere was wonderful, rooms clean and spacious. Outdoor pool, games, fire pits. On my list of places to come back too.

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We just got done with our vacation this place is a big thumbs up staff are all so friendly and helpful with information on all the places to eat and play rooms were clean and spacious we eill definitely be back

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a clean, not-too-many frills motel. Have not stayed anywhere else in Okoboji, so can't compare to local options, but overall it was acceptable. There's a small outdoor pool, a gazebo/common area out front that was occupied by groups small and large most of the day. The area right around the motel is not particularly lovely, but it's a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would be delighted to welcome you to Vintage Block Inn & Suites, an Uncommon Discovery full of Hip Vintage Style and Vibe. We are located a half block from the East Lake boat access and 3 blocks from the bridge that separates our beautiful lakes! We offer a unique stay with a warm breakfast, great customer service, outdoor swimming pool, fire pits, grills and rooms that sleep up to 9 people! Beautiful Luxury Pop Rocks Suite that will surpass any expectations! 34 Rooms with kitchenettes and all rooms have a refrigerator and microwave! Book at the hippest place in Okoboji! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vintage Block Inn & Suites

Address: 1107 Sanborn Avenue, Okoboji, IA 51355 (Formerly Abe's of Okoboji)
Region: United States > Iowa > Okoboji
Price Range: $156 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vintage Block Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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“They have all size rooms; can accommodate for family reunions, sister weekends, or just a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles JosieMB007, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had a room with a king size bed and it was perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Sengre, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“there are bigger rooms with multiple beds and bunk beds for larger groups.”
 of 5 bubbles Guptnand, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you'd like a quieter experience, you may want to get a room farther away from the pool and gazebo at the front of the complex.”
 of 5 bubbles mccambjd, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were convenient to the facility”
 of 5 bubbles jsr2657, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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