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Congratulations to Yumi Bringle, our Banquets Supervisor, as she is our January Employee of the Month! Yumi brings her amazing smile and can-do attitude to work with her every shift! Thank you YUMI! We are proud of you!

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Brunch today 10am to 2pm! Due to the Super Bowl, Minervas is closed at 2pm today and reopens at 11am on Monday.

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Dorothy Oetken
· January 15, 2018
We had our family Christmas at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Okoboji, IA, we had The Great Room for this and it was awesome! So much room for our party of 18! We plan on going back there n...ext Christmas! See More
Jerry Thompson
· September 24, 2017
Place is a good hotel has a nice pool area for kids, i wish there were stairs to get in the pool instead of ladder but other then i would tell others to stay here.
Jared Wingert
· August 5, 2017
Great venue, plenty of space for us vendors (DJ) as well as plenty of staff that are always helpful. We will put them on our list of venues to recommend. !!
Grace Niemeyer Lovrien
· July 31, 2017
We held our family reunion at Arrowwood in 2016 and we plan to go back in 2018! This resort is wonderful. The staff are friendly and service oriented with attention to detail. Food is delicious, ro...oms are comfortable and very nice. You won't regret your stay! See More
Laurie Ann
· June 27, 2017
Had a horrible experience at Arrowwood, and I'm still very upset about how it was handled. As a pediatric nurse I believe the health and well being of patrons should be of ut most priority, and as a b...usiness owner I thought they're customer service and way of handling a very frightening event at their hotel was absolutely terrible. See More
Kristen Drake
· October 26, 2017
Very clean and staff was extremely nice! They will go above and beyond to make everything right. :)
Bailey Hauswirth
· March 13, 2017
Arrowwood played a big part in our special day from accommodating majority of our guests, bringing drinks to the head table, having everything organized when we decorated, and very easy to communicate... with. We are so pleased that we choose them to share our special day. Jonalee was amazing to work with. She worked with our families to make our day what we wanted. I can't say enough about her and how wonderful she was to work with. She was there ALL night and made sure we were having fun as well as ALL of our guests. We would highly recommend Arrowwood and Jonalee for your special day! Thank you again. See More
Karen Schwaller
· April 12, 2017
We hosted a Christian women's faith event there in March ("Overcomer"), and it was such a wonderful place to have it! There was plenty of parking, enough room to hold our near-capacity crowd of 200 wo...men, and the people there helping us put our accommodations together beforehand and on the day of the event were so helpful and very friendly. They did everything with a smile from start to finish, and made it a pleasure to host our event there. We will be back next year." See More
Teresa L. Jones
· May 15, 2017
It was pretty awesome to come in and not have to set up. Thank you Arrowwood Resort for making my daughters Graduation reception really great. I even changed the color scheme the day before her recept...ion and Arrowwood changed the tables and decorations all in time!! Awesome, Thank you so much! See More
Sheila L. Ove
· January 5, 2017
I have had the pleasure of working with the Staff at this resort for many years. In business and for pleasure, we love the place. We have stayed in the hotel rooms and used the pool and restaurant. Ou...r family uses a large room for our holidays. The kids absolutely love the space it gives us and the pool is a huge plus for the little ones. I have been in the hotel business and hospitality business for many many years and whenever we have any requests, the staff here has gone out of the way to help us. Happy New Year to everyone at Arrowwood. We love Okoboji!! See More
Lynne Moeller
· June 24, 2017
I came in to Arrowwood at the last minute having to get something to a camera man. I timidly asked if there was more than one wedding. Well of course there were. He asked me a couple questions and too...k me immediately to the wedding. Pictures saved. The young man who helped me was courteous - friendly and ever so accommodating! Excellent service! See More
Sandi Hommes Wiarda
· July 4, 2017
Everything about my experience at Arrowwood was top notch! I will recommend them to all my friends!
Celine Pugsley
· June 19, 2017
Two thumbs up for our stay at Arrowwood thanks to Deb! She helped make a good day a great day. What a way to start our vacation �� from craig and celine
Ashley Anne Ove Morrow
· January 5, 2017
My family has held many events at Arrowwood Resort. We often use "The Great Room" as our venue. We have so many memories of spending time there. Family and friends have often said what a nice open spa...ce it is. The staff has more often than not been fully accommodating to our every request. I recommend this versatile room for any type of gathering. See More
Julie Sangl Wurr
· August 31, 2015
Our business, Heart 'n Home, spent this past weekend at Arrowwod decorating for a wedding. I have to tell you - when you see what behind the scenes are like...that their service is top notch. They a...nticipate a customer's needs before they even know they have it. And if something is changed at the last moment - the staff is very flexible and adapts very quickly.

I credit their new wedding organizer, Kacie, for this. Kacie goes beyond her job for the clients. Arrowwod is very fortunate to have her!

If you want a wedding that has a lot of beauty, easy, and with a staff that will accommodate you...definitely look into Arrowwood. The ability to work with Kacie is worth the price for a stress-free wedding!
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Kelli Achenbach
· March 14, 2017
We had a dinner event at Arrowwood for our pastor who is leaving the area. Jonalee and the staff were gracious hosts, professional and took very good care of us! The food was delicious and we look for...ward to working together in the future! Thank you Jonalee, Keri, and all who helped make the evening so enjoyable for all of us! See More
Mike Schulte
· August 20, 2017
Amazing hotel. Staff was incredible. Prices were extremely reasonable and location was great. Will definitely be staying there in the future!
Pam Higgins
· August 12, 2017
I love it here, staff and dining and rooms are great. Danice in housekeeping was great, Thank you!
Susan F Christopher
· January 22, 2017
We had our family Christmas at Arrowood and stayed in a 4 bedroom townhouse. We were very happy with those accommodations. BUT, disappointed that the hot tub in the water park was not working prope...rly. For the price that we paid we expected that would have been working. The water temp was minimal as well as the jet activity. See More
Brian Burt
· December 10, 2014
Stayed at the Arrowwood on Saturday night as part of our Christmas party. The overall experience while we there was great. The staff was friendly and the party atmosphere was exceptional. Our room was... large and comfortable. If I was to rate our experience at the hotel, it would have been higher.

However, it was the experience after the stay that disappointed me. Our room was to be billed to the company, and we would settle the bill with our company. On the way home, we decided to stop and pick up a few groceries. Here is where we found my bank account had been charged. I called the resort, and they showed that I had a zero balance and that nothing had been deducted. The person that I spoke with said that she will pass the information to the manager for further investigation and then call me back.

I didn't get a call back on Monday, so I called around 5:30 pm Monday afternoon. However, the manager was already gone for the day. So I left my name and number for a follow-up call. I waited through the day on Tuesday with no follow-up call, so I called again and this time left a voice mail. I finally got a call on Wednesday morning from the manager, and she was very cordial and wanting to help me. I told her the situation, and she spent a few minutes checking into the situation. She eventually found the issue...when someone else from our company checked into the resort that night, his information was connected to my debit card. So I ended up paying for his room. The manager was apologetic and said that she would have my charges reversed.

However, the security issues are very concerning to me. If one person could have been added to my debit card, how many other customers could have done the same? There was a breakdown in the check-in process to allow this to happen. She says it could take 2-3 business days to get my money back depending on my bank. Unfortunately, it is the Christmas shopping season and the money is tight. It is an inconvenience to go through this, but I am hoping that it will be corrected soon.
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If you haven't stopped in for Taste of New Orleans yet, now is the time!

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Minervas Restaurant & Bar Okoboji

Tired of the same thing every time you go out to eat? Come into Minervas Restaurant & Bar and enjoy the Mer Et Terre off our Taste of New Orleans menu! Available during lunch and dinner until Feb 13th. Visit our website at www.minervas.net to view the full menus.

Discount rooms available for this coming weekend for those attending the race! Call 712 332 2161 and be sure to mention "Snowmobile Race" to get the rate!

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FLASH TICKET SALE!!!! Purchase a ticket for our I Hate Winter Party for $10/ticket now until Friday, February 16th! The party is March 10th so come have fun! Call us at 712-332-2161, Ext 5 to purchase your ticket!

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See you tomorrow at Minervas for our awesome brunch buffet! 10am to 2pm. Gather the crew and come on in!

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What will reigning champs Chef Brendan and Ana wow everyone with for this years Chocolate Classic during Winter Games? Only one way to find out! Head to the Spi...rit Lake Expo Center between 1pm and 3pm Saturday January 27th! Pictured here is their creation from last year: Cookies and cream frozen bonbons!

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Still a couple rooms left for Winter Games this coming weekend! Call 712 332 2161 now before it is too late!

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Staff holiday party 2017, great time and congrats to our Arrowwood Employee of the Year Walter Davis and our Bridges Bay Employee of the Year Laura Weber. Happy Retirement to Bridges Bay's Vivian Valliant!

Minervas will be closed this evening Sunday January 14th for our employee holiday party. Minervas will reopen at 11 am Monday January 15th. Thanks for your understanding!

Come on in today! Our Sunday brunch buffet has your favorites plus changing features as well! 10am to 2pm every Sunday! And those Massive Caramel Rolls right when you sit down in addition to an array of desserts.

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Minervas Restaurant & Bar Okoboji

Taste of New Orleans is NOW AVAILABLE! Be sure to stop into Minervas Restaurant & Bar to enjoy creole and cajun inspired lunch & dinner entrées like Jambalaya, ...Crescent City Chicken, and Shrimp & Grits. Available for a limited time only! Visit our website at www.minervas.net to see the full menus.

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Come visit us at the Clay County Regional Events Center today!

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