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Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park

3.5-star3.5 stars
630 Linden DriveArnolds ParkIA51331United States of America

Lakefront resort in Arnolds Park with water park, outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great pool
Great amenities
Room is all right
Service is adequate
87See all 87 reviews
From 222 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park

from $89
  • Standard Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Kitchen
  • Premium Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen, Lake View
  • Standard Condo, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen
  • Premium Condo, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Lake View
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds, Lake View
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Premium Condo, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Lake View
  • Standard Condo, 3 Bedrooms, Kitchen
  • Superior Room (Condo)
  • Deluxe Room (Condo)
  • Superior Room (Lake Front Condo)
  • Superior Suite
  • Deluxe Room (Lake Front Condo)
  • Superior Suite
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 144 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 5 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Please note that during the off season guests can access the water park Friday at 4 PM through Sunday at 5 PM. The park is closed Monday through Thursday in the off season.
Each room includes 2 waterpark/pool passes valid for the entire stay (during waterpark hours). Additional passes are available for a fee. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room (up to 50 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Water park
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Waterslide
  • Lazy river
  • Swim-up bar
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Year Built 2007
  • Elevator/lift
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Bracco Waterfront Grill - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park’s small print

Also known as

  • Bay Bridges Resort
  • Bridges Bay
  • Bridges Bay Arnolds Park
  • Bridges Bay Resort
  • Bridges Bay Resort Arnolds Park


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

The water park is accessible for USD 10 per person, per day

Rollaway beds are available for USD $11.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park


  • Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum - 16 min walk
  • Arnolds Park - 24 min walk
  • Higgins Museum - 37 min walk
  • Emerald Hills Golf Course - 39 min walk
  • Brooks Golf Club - 44 min walk
  • Ranch Okoboji - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • West Okoboji Lake - 2 mi / 3.3 km
  • Little Swan Lake Winery - 13.7 mi / 22 km

Getting around

  • Sioux Falls, SD (FSD-Sioux Falls Regional) - 98 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 87 reviews

Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park
My son and I took a little weekend getaway and wanted to go somewhere with an indoor waterpark. It was the perfect place to go!!
Diane, us1 night family trip
Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park
Fun for kids
Great for a family get away
A Traveler, us2 night family trip
Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park
Very fun place! Nice room!
Tiffany, us2 night family trip
Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park
Bachelorette Party 9-9-17
We checked into the 2 room superior suite for a bachelorette party. It was the most beautiful suite I have ever booked, the check in was super easy and Lori at the front desk was amazing. She was helpful kind and very pleasant. We had supper at the Water's Edge Restaurant located in the hotel. The food was amazing, however our server was slightly distracted as he was super busy with multiple tables where as other servers were not as busy. The food was prepared correctly and the sides were delicious, a bit pricey, but we knew that going into the place, as there are menu's located through out the hotel with the prices listed. The pool was very clean and not overly busy when we went. The staff was very friendly and professional. The water slides are a blast even at our age( adults). The only thing I was disappointed about was that the outside pool area was not open until 1pm. I wanted to sun bathe at 11am and was unable to do so until 1pm. The night life even after peak season was amazing. Our group of 10 woman had such an enjoyable time out on the town. I would for sure stay at this location again.!!
lori, us2 night trip with friends
Bridges Bay Resort, Arnolds Park
Very Good8.0
great hotel for families
Nice place to stay for families. My only complaint is that it was not immediately clear to us that we had access to the waterpark for our entire stay. We missed an evening of using the pool and water park because it was not written in the hotel guide that we could use the pool during our entire stay. Our front desk person did not tell us either. It is a minor complaint since we figured it out the next morning when visiting the waterpark desk. We ate at the hotel for supper and breakfast and had great service. Wish that the breakfast was continental, but we still enjoyed our donuts with a great view of the lake. We would go back.
Amanda, us2 night family trip

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