10 Best Cabins With Hot Tubs In Iowa, USA - Updated 2021

iowa cabin rentals with hot tub

The cornfields and rolling hills of Iowa State lie between the Mississippi, Missouri, and Big Sioux rivers. Iowa is bordered by six states. Aside from the fact that it is the only state that is bordered by two navigable rivers, Iowa is the top producer of corn in the western hemisphere. There are many superlatives that make Iowa stand out. The state capitol and its golden dome, and the museums in Des Moines are worth visiting, and so are the caves of Maquoketa State Park. You can join the week-long bicycle race called RAGBRAI, or take a journey centered on the famed Bridges of Madison County (19 covered bridges!). If you plan your trip now, you’ll just be in time for the Iowa State Fair in August. Book an unforgettable getaway as you choose from the best cabins with hot tubs in Iowa, USA.

1. Inspired and embellished cabin along a remote riverbank (from USD 247)

A rustic cabin built with reclaimed lumber sits on the banks of the Big Sioux River in Larchwood, Iowa. Its location is far from city noises but near enough local wineries, a recreational park, nature preserves, and a golf course. You’ll change your mind about calling it rustic as soon as you enter the three-bedroom Airbnb retreat and see the open concept living room and fully equipped kitchen. Everything inside is modern and speaks comfort. The log beds are charming and luxurious. You’ll find the lower level bath with shower and large hot tub quite inviting. There are two bathrooms and three bedrooms, which makes it a proper home away from home for eight intrepid travelers.

River Retreat Cabin on bluff over Klondike Falls
Larchwood, Iowa, United States
38 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
outstanding host very peaceful and relaxing property
nice remote location to getaway with the family
the location was perfect for our easter outing with family
great location and fun things to do around the area
vickie's cabin retreat is a perfect place to gather
very quiet and lots of wildlife to enjoy
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2. Family getaway with essentials and daily resort passes (from USD 132)

A family of five looking for a great place to stay in the area of Arnolds Park, Iowa would be satisfied with a space that comes with daily passes to a nearby waterpark. Listed on Airbnb is an entire cabin getaway furnished with dining, cooking, and bed and bath essentials. There are two bedrooms, and the master bathroom has a tub for relaxing baths after a long day of water fun and outdoor exploration. Did we say your booking comes with full resort access? Oh yes, that would be six passes daily, which takes care of the spaces in your itinerary. If you don’t mind signing a Rental Agreement and Release of Liability then this is a great deal for you.

Bridges Bay Family Cabin
Arnolds Park, Iowa, United States
14 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great spot if you need some extra room and quiet that a hotel may not provide
definitely better then being cooped up in a hotel room for over a week
clean and very comfortable
place was nice and clean upon arrival
the place was beautiful and clean
the cabin was clean
clean and easy to find a nice quiet and comfortable spot
jason’s place was in a great location and just a short driving distance from most places in okoboji
the location was great we really enjoy the water park
this is a fun community in a great location
if you want nice place in a perfect location at a fair price you can't beat cabin #4
i rented jason’s place while i was in town for work and i couldn’t of chose better
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3. Relaxing camp by the water with private hot tub (from USD 100)

How about a great place in Charles City for four guests with a hot tub that can seat as many as six at a time? You’re probably imagining yourself immersed in the hot and bubbly water with a cocktail (or a beer) in your hand. Imagine as well that you are looking at a placid river and a sweep of the surroundings brings you to your vacation rental–a cabin appointed like a modern home. Everything you see in your mind’s eye is out there waiting for you.

Cedar Bend Cabin with 6 person hot tub!!
157 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the big sectional couch (with foldout bed) was super comfy
(maybe an electric fireplace in the living room?) the positives definitely outweighed the few criticisms
property was clean well equipped
beautiful scenery clean environment great place to rejuvenate
very clean comfy house right on the river
everything was clean and as described in the listing
if you want a clean quiet cabin with scenery and a hot tub this is the place
communication with the host was fantastic
we decided to venture away from city life and this place was perfect
we would highly recommend this location and hope to be back
we had a great time the place was so nice and cute
enjoyed a quiet weekend get away
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4. Family cabin with luxury amenities and game room (from USD 150)

A cabin with resort-like facilities could be the luxury accommodation you are looking for. The Okoboji cabin is a roomy place and highly recommended for families with children. (There’s a foosball table upstairs!) The kids will love their bunk beds, and the adults will be equally pleased with the master king bed and queen bed (in bedroom number two). One of the bathrooms has a tub where you can remove the kinks from your tired muscles. The couch and the kitchen are stunning and functional as well. There is a yard where you can sit around the pit roast or cook up some barbecue on cool nights. This booking comes with passes for Bridges Bay Resort.

Stunning, Newer Bridges Bay Resort Cabin for a Classic Okoboji Vacatio
78 reviews
cabin 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
their cleanliness and order shows they take pride in their rentals
great place to stay it was clean and comfortable and we love the area
property has some derails that need attention but owner was informed and i’m sure will correct
we really enjoyed the area as it was close to the water park for our young grandchildren
beautiful home and well taken care of; great location
great place for our family to stay for winter games
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5. Luxury cabin with a large fireplace (from USD 365)

Do you want to live in a cabin with a 50-feet (15.2 meters) ceiling and stone fireplace? Check out this one-of-a-kind luxury accommodation. The chandelier hanging from the ceiling will catch your attention, and then your eyes would rise above to the loft. There are five bedrooms in this marvel of architecture that sleeps ten guests comfortably. If you don’t think that’s enough space, then you should know there is an open balcony, a deck, and a walkout basement. They’ve furnished the place with beautiful pieces and modern appliances. There’s a bonus feature out the back—the hot tub, which comes with a great view.

Cabin on the Big Sioux River with a 100 acre wood.
182 reviews
cabin 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the great room soars overhead and the loft balcony was a favorite place of the kids
great house with lots of room
kevin was extremly helpful
beautiful house kevin was responsive and informative and helpful
plenty of yard space for outdoor activities and a peaceful secluded location
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6. Spacious and new vacation space near Lake Okoboji (from USD 125)

spacious and new vacation space near lake okoboji
Source: www.vrbo.com

Bridges Bay is a family favorite in Okoboji, Iowa. If you want a no-nonsense place to stay that gives you access to an outdoor pool and passes to resort amenities, then this Vrbo listing should be more than adequate. The brand new cabin has three bedrooms and modern furniture. There’s plenty of space for 10 guests. There’s a wall decor in the living room that says, “Life is better at the lake.” West Okoboji Lake makes life better for locals and visitors alike, so book this place and see for yourself how well you’d fit in.

Beautiful New Cabin at Popular Bridges Bay Resort!!
Arnolds Park, IA, US
10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Fishing valley cabin with hot tub on the deck

Trout Lodge is a sight for sore eyes. Its bright facade stands clear and jolly amid the valley green. This Airbnb getaway is a comfortable cabin for as many as 12 guests. Extra sleeping space is available in the loft and an overflow cabin has space for four people. All the facilities for a comfortable stay are in the main cabin, but you have to talk to your host about the towels and linen. You can ask about hot tub maintenance as well, but rest assured the outdoor Jacuzzi is available year-round! This is the cabin you want to live in while fishing at Paint Creek in Waterville! Make sure you bring your gear, fishing license, and trout stamp for a chance to hook in a basketful of rainbow and brown trout.

Trout Lodge - W/Hot Tub Jacuzzi
Waterville, Iowa, United States
12 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy and comfy loved the natural setting
gabby is very responsive and offers a wonderful home to make your stay very easy
it is a beautiful location to launch into the stars
this is definitely a place to get kids away from technology and let them explore the area
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8. Nestled wooden cabin with overlooking view

Sunset Ridge is a perfect vacation getaway for travelers who want to experience nature’s bounty in Allamakee County. Sunset Ridge is equipped for as many as six guests who want to visit the caves and peaks (and mounds) of the area. The Mississippi is just a heartbeat away from this place of rest. The interior highlights wood and offers modern comfort. Ask the host about provisions such as linen and towels and additional fees for pets. What you have to look forward to is sitting quietly on the deck and take in the views of the mountains, trees, and a pond down below. Look forward to soaking in the outdoor hot tub as well.

Sunset Ridge- W/ Hot Tub Jacuzzi
Harpers Ferry, Iowa, United States
4 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
" the term super hosts doesn't come close to describing cory and gabby
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9. Charming lodge for a large party

An A-frame log cabin captures the eye and this one is no different. The custom-built structure is a lodge meant to house as many as 40 guests. There are three bedrooms and a couple of bathtubs, and interestingly a Jacuzzi is on the outdoor deck, proving to be a comfortable vacation home for your troop. Like a regular cabin, this one has an open plan layout. There’s plenty of space all around and even the loft area has adequate headroom. You can ask the host about particulars but you ought to know now that the outdoor tub is all yours if you book a minimum of three nights’ stay.

Views End Lodge - w/Hot Tub Jacuzzi
Lansing, Iowa, United States
8 reviews
Entire cabin 8 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
great place to stay for the weekend getaway
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10. Roomy and elegant cabin with patio and resort access

roomy and elegant cabin with patio and resort access
Source: Vrbo

Three bedrooms and two full baths sound standard for a house rental. But then, not every property in Arnolds Park has rattan seating on a brick patio with full pergola. This area has a fire pit as well. When you go inside the house, you will be greeted by lofty ceilings and room to walk around. It’s never crowded in this elegantly furnished cabin even with eight warm bodies living in it all at once. Check out the lovely beds all dressed up for occupancy, and the loft with its entertainment features. You’d be tempted to stay in, but it’s a good idea to use the passes for Bridges Bay resort that comes with the booking.

Arnolds Park, IA, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

To the Iowa corn

There’s more than a handful of songs that sing about Iowa or mentions it. If you haven’t been there perhaps now is a good time to see the cornfields, hills, and rivers. Pick a suitable accommodation to enjoy a great time in the city.

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