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Hotel Winneshiek

Certificate of Excellence
104 E Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
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Hotel Winneshiek
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Decorah
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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138 reviews 138 reviews
19 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A recent renovation of this hotel delivers very comfortable and attractively updated rooms. Everything was clean and functioned as expected. My room had two double beds and felt spacious and open, with windows on two sides for good air ventilation. A small frig held my dinner leftovers nicely. I've stayed here a few times and have never had a negative... More 

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Waterford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a destination for us. The Winneshiek combines small town welcome with a stately atmosphere we've never seen elsewhere. Just came back from another overnight in the king mini suite and had a hard time wrenching myself out of the tub to enjoy the town, it was so comfortable. There is something about Decorah...so perfect visually downtown as to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room at the Winneshiek for my wedding weekend (May 1-3, 2015), and I'm glad I did! The place was wonderful. I don't think I've been in a more beautiful place. The staff was so friendly, as were the guests! (A few of them actually helped my maid of honor and I carry our luggage once they saw... More 

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Midwest
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11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I stayed at Hotel Winneshiek and were so impressed with the aesthetics! Our room was nicely done, clean, and had a huge bathtub that my daughter really enjoyed. The restaurant inside the hotel had the best breakfast sausage I've ever had. It's very easy to walk anywhere downtown from this location.

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent guest services, blended with historical ambiance and lovely menu. Quaint but modern; very unique. Architecture was fascinating, and location was convenient to the activities which brought us to Decorah. (Syttende Mai, Norwegian Independence Day celebration.)

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed 5 nights at this historic hotel located on main street in Decorah. The location is great-central to all the sites, restaurants/bars, shopping and even the Trout Run Trail is accessible by only a 15-20 minute walk. (Definitely recommend biking this amazing trail-it is only an 11 mile loop but laid out beautifully with twists, turns, hills and... More 

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Nevada, Iowa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here with another couple, and our rooms were comfy, quiet, had an old elegance. Bathrooms in room 215 was huge. overall we loved it and the staff was really nice, the hotel bar was a great spot, and they made an excellent drink, the restaurant was deceiving, it looked sort of ho hum and very middle of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband treated me to the Hotel Winneshiek because I'd just survived a family reunion sharing his parents' tiny house with 9 other people. I wanted quiet and plush. Hotel Winneshiek is just that. We came with our bikes, and the hotel has a bike room right in the lobby. We came without a reservation. They were very helpful and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My family and I stayed there this last weekend for a college graduation. Sarah at the front desk was AMAZING! She did everything and more to ensure that our stay was perfect! Doug and Taylor in the restaurant were awesome as well. They were friendly and so very attentive. The food was delicious and the rooms were lovely. I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The staff was very friendly and very accommodating. Our daughters had decided to stay somewhere else in Decorah the weekend of their sister's weddings.The hotel was rather filled and we didnt have room for an extra 5 people in our room. I called the front desk and told her our dilema and she said they could use the Presidential suite... More 

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