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

Mar 24, 2015
lake is great and staff is very friendly
Feb 08, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
Oct 22, 2014
Loved the campground and the staff was super friendly and accommodating.
Oct 21, 2014
The staff is so friendly! I wish the cabins had more dishes etc. but I other than that, I love the cabins and having everything right there at the store too! With all the hustle and bustle in my life, it is so peaceful to stay right by the water.
Sep 22, 2014
Very nice and clean, good restrooms that are coveintly located. Very nice beach. Could use more shade thou
Sep 22, 2014
Very Clean!!!
Sep 06, 2014
Cabins are super cute. One cabin had bed bugs and we were with many family members forcing one family to stay at nearby hotel. HUGE bummer! Wish they would have checked the cabin beforehand.
Sep 02, 2014
Aug 25, 2014
Great place to stay...so many activities to do there and the cabins are very nice. Wish we could reserve for just one night instead of a two night stay rule.
Aug 18, 2014
We had a great time, thank you for having us. My grandchildren did not want to leave, and the cabin was just perfect for all eight of us.
Aug 18, 2014
Nice and clean campground. I would stay here again.
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
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