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Eagle River, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived Friday-garbage from previous renters in can on porch (had odor). Kitchen faucet fell off (called maintenance). Sat.toilet gurgled and backed up into tub(called maintenance) plunged-not help, changed filter between outside tanks, no help, used router, some help came back again and routed again finally. 2 of our party went to motel and showered at our aunts room. Went to... More 

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Thank 69clj
hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

I am very sorry that your stay with us did not go as it should. Our goal is to always offer our guests a relaxing and trouble free stay. We fell short during your visit and sincerely apologize for the trouble that you experienced. Yours truly, Kari Z. More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I just completed my honeymoon here. My wife and I totally enjoyed the hospitality of the people and over ate at the cafes and restaurants. Great job! We were very blessed to have each other and this memorable time. Thank-you very much.

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Thank Paul K
hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Dear Paul K, We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your honeymoon at Holiday Acres Resort. It means a lot to know that our guests have had a great time. We will be sure to share your review with our crew. Thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. Have a Happy Thanksgiving and we hope you will... More 

Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Pretty nice cabins and Holiday Acres is ideally situated. Each cabin comes with a rowboat, add a motor for $10-best deal around. On Thompsom lake, very clean water. Pretty good fishing. Cabins have been there for awhile, but they've been kept up pretty well.

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Thank Robert D
hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Dear Robert D, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Holiday Acres. We are delighted that you enjoyed your cottage stay and time on Lake Thompson. We hope you will be able to come back soon. Sincerely, Kari Z. More 

Grayslake, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The staff is wonderful! Very nice, helpful people. Nice cabin...very clean. Very nice restaurant and coffee shop on site. You don't have to drive into town for meals. Activities available for those who want to be active. The onsite gift shop is outstanding. Worth coming to even if you are not staying on property. We are planning a return trip... More 

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hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Dear shark182, Your excellent review is appreciated more than you can imagine. Sharing it with our staff is one of the things that keeps us all happy and feeling good about what we do. We are delighted to hear that we will be seeing you again in August of 2017. Have a great year and thank you again for coming... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Had a very nice time and our latest stay at Holiday Acres Resort in one of the cabins. We had no issues making the reservations by phone. We were were not able to start our "week" until until Sunday and wouldn't be there for the full 7 nights, we offered the better weekly rate as opposed to the nightly rate... More 

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hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Dear donnyvee, Your great review of your visits to Holiday Acres is appreciated so much. All of us work hard to offer our guests a wonderful time. Your good words are what fuel our enthusiasm and are what we live for. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Sincerely, Kari Z. More 

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I loved Holiday Acres and it was the best place to have my wedding!!! Everyone was there to help me and make sure it was great from the receptionists to the maintenance crew to even the owners, everyone came out to make sure it was perfect! I would have given Holiday Acres a 5 but we had a bad experience... More 

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Thank Kelsey K
hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kelsey K, We are delighted that you enjoyed your wedding! Our staff cares a lot about pleasing our guests and your good words have been shared with them. Thank you for celebrating your very special days with us. It is an honor that we do not take lightly. Sincerely, Kari Z. More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

As first time visitors we were excited to stay at HA. We're book a 2b cabin for a five member family. On the positive side we found the surroundings great with lots to do for the kids. The beach was great and the hodag hunt also. The kids fished a lot and caught small fish. We enjoyed the bar, the... More 

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hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

So glad to hear that your family enjoyed the resort and the activities. Thank you for letting us know that the cottage you stayed in needed maintenance and deep cleaning. Our housekeeper does rounds on Sunday mornings in the summertime to check on cleanliness and things that are needed. Unfortunately, she must not have spoken with you. My sincere apologies... More 

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Another summer and another unforgettable trip to Holiday Acres. What a privilege to escape from the fast pace world and search for pinecones and wildlife with your kids. Our cabin was spotless and equipped with everything we could need and more. All nine of us fit very comfortably in our three bedroom and the rowboat included with our cabin was... More 

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Thank Lindsey34
hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Lindsey34, for your five star review. Our family and the crew work hard to ensure that our guests enjoy themselves and the description of your stay put smiles on our faces. We appreciate your taking the time to share your experience and look forward to welcoming you and your family again. More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I truly hate giving one star reviews, and I rarely do. Actually I never have. I wanted to make a reservation to stay there for a wedding. Poor process and rude old lady, Gladys, on the phone completely made me not want to even stay there. Was not quick to give information until after the process. She kept telling me... More 

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Thank mdhecimovich
hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear about your unhappy conversation when calling for a reservation. It's hard to know what may have been happening at the time you called, but it was likely a challenging day and that came across to you as it should not have. My sincere apologies. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I came to Holiday Acres over 50 years ago with my parents and sisters so when I saw the reviews upon a visit with my husband to Rhinelander, I was excited to return to a place I remembered fondly. I selected a "King bedroom with spa". Assuming we would have a luxurious bathroom off our bedroom. We were surprised to... More 

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hodag, Owner at Holiday Acres Resort, responded to this review

Dear nanaann0118, We are glad to hear that you found our staff to be friendly, your bed comfortable and your room to be clean. Our website does show a photo of our whirlpool room with the whirlpool in the room. The last thing that we want to do is disappoint our guests and having accurate information and photographs online is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1949, the Zambon family has welcomed visitors to experience the classic Northwoods resort at Holiday Acres on Lake Thompson in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Encompassing 1000 acres of woodland and lakeshore, the resort offers four season relaxation, a great restaurant, indoor swimming and sauna, plus many outdoor amenities. With a variety of lodging choices, guest rooms, cottage, and vacation homes, everyone can find a home away from home. Retreat, relax and rediscover Your Place UpNorth! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Acres Resort

Address: 4060 South Shore Drive, Rhinelander, WI 54501-8265
Region: United States > Wisconsin > Rhinelander
Price Range: RM378 - RM538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Acres Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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“make sure of what you are getting”
 of 5 bubbles 69clj, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cabins are best. Hotel rooms are nothing special but a must for winter.”
 of 5 bubbles N4773RJrobertd, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The website rooms are very accurate. We had a cabin and it is rustic but comfy.”
 of 5 bubbles shark182, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with parking lot views are bigger and more modern. Rooms with a lake view are quieter but smaller.”
 of 5 bubbles G3943VZmichaelm, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Lake cabins are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles ddubcabin4, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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