Waterloo / Lost Island Waterpark KOA

4550 Hess Rd

Waterloo, IA 50701

Reserve: 800-562-2483

Info: 319-233-3485

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Cabin Reviews

Aug 17, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
Friendly and clean.
Aug 13, 2014
Really enjoyed the cabin that we stayed in for the second consecutive year. Missed having the billiards table and table tennis game in the game room.
Aug 13, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
Our stay was very nice. We stayed in a cabin with 5 kids and they all had fun. The staff even extended our checkout time to 1130 am to give us more time to check out. Thanks for that.
Aug 12, 2014
The cabins are built extremely well and were very clean. It was a joy to stay in them!
Aug 11, 2014
Every person associated with the campground went above & beyond great. We had rented three cabins for ourselves & our family & they were spotlessly clean. We were already recommending your campground to family & friends on our way home.
Aug 11, 2014
We enjoyed our stay. We had spent an entire day on the beach last year, but this year we didn't like all the goose droppings so we didn't spend any time at all. We took a paddle boat over to the island for a picnic lunch, and there was goose droppings all over the cement. Perhaps the picnic area should be screened in. I think that I would shoot at least ten geese a day until they were gone!
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
The campground was very wide open and appealing. The people were friendly. But if you want to be a "resort" you have to do a better job of cleaning up the area and in customer service. Our site had litter and the patio had goose poop on it. This should have hosed down. The beach had litter and goose poop all over it. The edge of the pond east of the swimming area was full of litter.
Aug 05, 2014
Great place to stay!
Aug 04, 2014
We had a great time and wish we could have spent more than one night there.
Aug 04, 2014
Great service and incredible Kabins. Can't wait to stay again.
Aug 04, 2014
Aug 04, 2014
This was a first class resort. Our cabin was spotless and comfortable. The grounds had a lot to do. Our kids loved camping here. The only thing I would recommend is having a staff member clean up the goose droppings on the beach daily.
Aug 02, 2014
Aug 01, 2014
Clean campground and nice cabin. Every staff person was friendly and helpful. Very impressive. Lots to do on and near the grounds. Reasonable prices. Our family had a wonderful time and would consider staying here again.
Jul 29, 2014
Except for the mouse-it was wonderful!! The staff is the best; very professional. I will tell people to try it out!!
Jul 29, 2014
Loved it! It was the perfect getaway for our family...something for all ages!!! Cabins, beach, activities, & staff...all AAAA+++ Thanks !
Jul 28, 2014
Enjoyed our stay. However, out of three cabins; one had a coffee pot; one had cups; one had no dishes nor sink. Cabins were clean.
Jul 26, 2014
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 25, 2014
very clean, friendly services, cabin was great we had 8 person which accommodated us with our four grandchildren perfectly. only downfall was that we had to pay to use the paddle boats. thought they should of been included with the rental of the cabin.
Jul 24, 2014
Very clean, comfy and cool! A small cabin that utilizes space wisely. Loved it's location right next to the pond. And, my grandson's loved the bunk beds.
Jul 23, 2014
Everything was great with one exception. The metal edging at #11 was coming up and my daughter cut her toe on it. Great cabins! Great price!
Jul 23, 2014
Could be 5 star, but 2 bc of cleanliness. Amenities, lake and cabins are AWESOME (BUT unsanitary). Guests are required to clean. Staff does some. Yet, our cabin had gross hair, LOTS of dust/dirt everywhere, floors look clean but sticky/black, sinks w/gunk, etc. - NEED a good vacuum and cleaning solutions. Beware - fleece blankets not washed daily. Guests can pickup. Staff needs to SANITIZE/CLEAN!
Jul 22, 2014
I think this will be a great KOA in 5 years or so when the trees mature and the lawns/landscape improves. The tent sites are brutally dangerous with "washout" ruts and overal extremely dangerous surface. Definitely the potential to break an ankle. Especially at dark.
Jul 21, 2014
Staff was wonderful, especially Ben!! Cabins were pretty good. Site could use a little bit of clean up and more trees/vegetation but I understand it takes time to get things established.
Jul 21, 2014
Very cute cabin and nice beach.
Jul 20, 2014
The 8 person cabin was perfect for my family of 5 with three small children! All the kids had a room to stay and the loft worked fine for my husband and me to sleep after enjoying the fire after the kids bed time. The tables both inside and out for meals was a huge bonus! Wish all campgrounds had such a great setup! The beach and playground were amazing for us as well.
Jul 18, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Compared to our stay years ago this was the best ever. The grandkids had fun fishing right out the door. Will do it again real soon.
Jul 14, 2014
Staff was great and the cabin was in good shape. Lots to do in the area and the kids were quite excited to try everything.
Jul 12, 2014
We stayed in a 8 person cabin. The cabin was clean and very nice. The 5 kids loved swimming and playing in the park. Found it very helpful to have laundry facilities open 24 hours. Quiet, peaceful, very helpful staff. We didn't want to come home!
Jul 12, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Kabins were very nice. We got the one right next to the beach area...very nice view and very conviently located near the Lost Island Waterpark. We will definatly be back.
Jul 05, 2014
It was amazing....was with grandkids and the playground was just incredible. Clean managed safe good location. I wasn't aware of the water parks hours however...I'm sure posted on site but must have overlooked so only suggestion I have is to make it bigger brighter and more noticable. Personally I seen it more of a blessing then disappointment as it gave me more quality time with my group. ;)
Jul 05, 2014
Jul 04, 2014
Place is wonderful can't wait to go back.
Jul 04, 2014
shower floor in our cabin was dirty/stained.
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
Cabins were way awesome!! Staff was great!! Will do again!
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 08, 2014
We had fun at your koa. the cabin that we stayed in (18) needs some major cleaning. I spilled some water on the floor so when I wiped it up with the white towel the towel had black marks on it. Another thing that needs some cleaning are the blinds. The inside of the frig was dirty too...
Jun 07, 2014
Jun 04, 2014
The kabins were nice but the 8 person unit was short on some kitchen gear which we thought should be automatic. There were only a few spoons and no knives or forks. Those who slept on the bunk-type beds would have liked to have top sheets. One small bottle of washing soap is not adequate for 2 people for one night.
May 28, 2014
Our family had a wonderful weekend!! The staff was super friendly and accommodating with lots of free activities. We also enjoyed the amenities of fishing, kayaking, paddle boating, and swimming!! We will definetly be back!!!
May 27, 2014
We were very happy with the property. Great amenities. Friends visited us and want to rent a place now as well. We would like to stay again but would request large garbage cans next to cabins, more then a bathroom sink, and the bugs were SOOOO bad at dusk, not sure what could be done about that?
May 12, 2014
live in Waterloo Iowa, we LOVE the koa,Lost Island Waterpark, we stay there quite often,the cabins and the grounda are always clean, and this year there is table,chairs,and grills at the cabins so nice, we will be spending 4th of july there can't wait my grandkids that are twins 6yrs. old Love it out there too, great addition to Waterloo area.
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