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Hotel Winneshiek

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West Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel many times. Each time it gets a little worse. The rooms are in desperate need of updating. In the King Suite we stayed in the wallpaper was peeling in several places, all of the gold fixtures were tarnished and looked terrible. The room rates are all over the board depending on what is going... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hotel Winneshiek has the most convenient location, comfortable rooms, and the best team members! All the staff we encountered during our stay were incredibly helpful and knowledgable. Melissa at the desk was very friendly and attentive throughout the weekend and gave me an info sheet for a self-guided history tour when I asked about the historic property. Would love to... More 

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Saint Joseph, Illinois
2 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This restored historic hotel is absolutely beautiful. The staff could not have been more helpful. The King Suite is so spacious including 1 1/2 baths. The room we had was so quiet you didn't even know anyone else was in the hotel. The bed was very comfortable. Was very nice to walk around downtown, several places to eat, shop and... More 

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Bates City, Missouri
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Awesome architecture! The service was excellent! The Scones were wonderful in the Cafe! Just a jewel in the center of a gorgeous town! The whole town is within walking distance. Coffee shops, book stores and museums. The historic district was great! Truly a destination town.

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1 Thank ckhouse
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The hotel was just breathtaking. The rooms were quite and roomy. Breanna the front desk agent was informative of the hotels history and the local businesses/restaurants. She went above and beyond her duties to make us feel comfortable. She was just simply amazing and we will most definitely be back when in the area to see her.

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Iowa
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our anniversary and we're very pleased with everything. The Tap Room downstairs is a great friendly little melting pot for all of the guests and locals to mingle. This hotel is worth the extra cost compared to other hotels. You will not regret the choice!

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Daniel M, General Manager at Hotel Winneshiek, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent stay and the great review! We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The location and atmosphere were great. It was nice to have many dining choices within walking distance. We stayed on a Thursday and many of the small shops had extended hours which made an evening walk more interesting. The only reason we didn't give an excellent rating was that we felt it time for an update to our room carpet... More 

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2 Thank Jill B
Daniel M, General Manager at Hotel Winneshiek, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and recent stay. We appreciate you mentioning our great location and your candid review of the facilities. We have just replaced carpets in a large portion of the Hotel as well as made many updates to our lobby and public spaces. Come back soon and see all of the great updates. More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

All you want is in this hotel, located in the town (Decorah, IA) i call the hidden treasure of the world. Believe me, I have been to many countries. The personnel does not make this a special hotel, THEY MAKE YOU FEEL THE MOST SPECIAL PERSON IN THE WORLD. I love it every time i go there!

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Daniel M, General Manager at Hotel Winneshiek, responded to this review

Our number one mission was a success! You are special and have returned the favor with this great review. Thank you so much for staying and sharing your feelings about us. More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice restored hotel. My wife and I stayed here for a weekend get away. The restoration of this classic hotel was done right! The have a nice bar and restaurant, and the all of the staff we interacted with were very friendly and helpful. I knocked them down a couple points for the following: Several stains in the carpeting... More 

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Daniel M, General Manager at Hotel Winneshiek, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and candid review. It is a great reminder to our team that the details matter 100% of the time. We look forward to exceeding your expectations on your next stay. More 

Yorktown, Virginia
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171 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel should be the model for how to restore grand old hotels! Accommodations are not only charming, but also extraordinarily comfortable. The staff is courteous attentive and most helpful. The restaurant is also superb. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Hotel Winneshiek

Address: 104 E Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
Region: United States > Iowa > Decorah
Price Range: $146 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Winneshiek 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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“We had a room in the front of the hotel. The Luther students were out in full force right up until bar time and it was very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles lauriec1667, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book early. It fills up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles ckhouse, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Simply special”
 of 5 bubbles WETRAVEL344, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 308 was spacious and fun.”
 of 5 bubbles amylee2008, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are whorl pool tub's/shower combinations. If you have trouble climbing over 2 feet into a tub you may want to ask for a handicap room.”
 of 5 bubbles gl1960, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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