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Hotel Winneshiek

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104 E Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
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Hotel Winneshiek
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Decorah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here 2 nights in October. This is a beautiful time to visit this area of Iowa. Rolling hills and trees changing colors! The hotel was very clean, and beautiful on the inside. They have done a good job of renovation! What impressed me most was the quality of the food the restaurant served. The breakfasts... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided on a whim to drive over to Decorah for an overnight trip. I called the Winneshiek and found they had a few rooms on a Sunday night. The woman was very nice on the phone. When we checked in, again a lovely woman helped us and gave us some good information on the menu in... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was very comfortable, the staff was very accommodating, and I loved being right in the center of Decorah. There is an old-fashioned elegance about the hotel that makes it more interesting than our usual chain of hotels stay.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in the hotel for two nights and found everyone there to be great, friendly, accommodating, and caring. The hotel is a beautiful restored place, full of charm, and a great size, right on the main street in downtown and across from a JC Penny. There's no mall so the department store is downtown in the old fashioned way.... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I decided on a last-minute trip to NE Iowa to do some bike riding enjoy the fall colors. The Trout Run bike trail was the main reason for choosing Decorah. We tried to book a B&B, but there were no rooms at the inns. We were pleasantly surprised to find a vacancy at the Winneshiek. The hotel... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read excellent reviews for Hotel Winneshiek, we decided to spend our Anniversary weekend here. Upon arrival we were told that the hotel's AC was out and would be for the foreseeable future. The front desk was unapologetic but offered to bring a fan to our room. Not what we wanted to hear when paying top dollar! When we got... More

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Plymouth, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a mid-week getaway and found that Decorah, Iowa was only 150 miles from our home in Minneapolis. We "splurged" and chose the Presidential Suite and were amazed and pleased with the quality and furnishings of this lovely room. This is more than a hotel, it is a "work of art". The room was ready when we arrived, the... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed at Hotel Winneshiek during a family visit to Decorah this summer. The hotel was very clean, very comfortable, and had all of the amenities that you would expect from a 5-star hotel. The historical setting is intimate, beautiful and very well maintained. I enjoyed interacting with the staff at the front desk, the restaurant, and especially the Tap... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We recently stayed at the Hotel Winneshiek [0816/2014] and found the our room accommodations to be poor to say the least...for senior citizens the tub was too high and with no hands rails was very challenging and dangerous to get in and out - no mention of this when we checked in. The carpet in the room was extremely dirty... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This great small hotel is as grand as any, but could be considered a B&B due to its intimate size. The food at the restaurant is excellent along with the nice wine list. Get reservations as it is usually full, which is quite a feat in a rural Iowa town. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for visiting and reviewing both the Hotel and Restauration. We hope that your work will bring you back to visit again. Have a great day! Dan More

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Additional Information about Hotel Winneshiek

Address: 104 E Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
Location: United States > Iowa > Decorah
Number of rooms: 31
Also Known As:
Winneshiek Hotel Decorah
Hotel Winneshiek Decorah, Iowa

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