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Hotel Winneshiek

104 E Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Decorah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
chris b cedar rapids, Iowa
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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cedar rapids, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bed comfort is something I am really picky about. I have a weak lower back and I must have a firm mattress. The beds we had while here were the best I have ever slept on. No morning back ache when getting up and a very good night's sleep. The chef dishes served for the evening meal are highly recommended.... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice hotel. It is right in heart of the downtown area and has a vintage feel to it. We stayed one night while our daughter did an overnight stay at Luther College. We stayed on the third floor. The room was nice. The carpet a little worn and old looking. The view from our window, a brick... More 

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Pinconning, Michigan
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171 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After looking at the reviews for Hotel Winneshiek, I decided to spring and pay (since it's NOT inexpensive) to stay here since it sounded really nice. And it definitely was. The front desk staff was friendly, and check-in was quick. The room was massive, clean, and comfortable. The wireless internet did not work particularly well in the room, though. It... More 

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This historic hotel near the river is stunning. It has the kind of grand stairway Hollywood loves to follow with the camera. The lobby is a classic with dark wood, wonderful art, beautiful wallpaper and a fireplace. Our room was spacious and romantic, with a comfortable king bed and seating area. The bathroom had a fabulous spa tub big enough... More 

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des moines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great location, attentive staff and very good restaurant (We usually avoid hotel restaurants but learned from the locals that this is one of the best in at the area). The restaurant focuses on local organic and free-range foods. We rented a king room. It was very quiet and clean. The whirlpool tub was a nice luxury. The historic building is... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is the nicest renovated classic hotel I've even stayed in. And the staff and restaurant meet the same high standards. If you are within 50 miles it's worth driving here for a great nights stay. Every detail has been carefully planned.

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

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to tell others about your experience. We are looking forward to serving you again in the future. More 

Webster Groves, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Accompanied by our favorite traveling companions, we finally completed our visit to Decorah, Iowa, that was rained out last spring. Arriving in October, however, proved even more enjoyable, as fall colors enhanced the beauty of the locale and the gracious hotel in which we stayed. Hotel Winneshiek rooms are spacious and elegantly appointed, and the privacy and quiet atmospheres of... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your comments about our team, your stay, and Decorah. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Being a native Decorahan I have always wanted to stay at the Winneshiek but by its reputation I thought it would be too expensive - we had the pleasure of staying there for 3 nights in October and found the cost mid-week very reasonable. Our king room was spacious with a spa tub. This was a challenge to get in... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

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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6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

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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Address: 104 E Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
Location: United States > Iowa > Decorah
Number of rooms: 31
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