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The Decker House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   119 Second Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up at the Decker House almost by accident. As travelers across the Midwest from Toronto, we had plotted a course through Mason City, with the main attraction being a night at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Park Inn. Well, after confirming a room at the Park Inn over the phone in January 2014, we arrived after a 10-hour drive... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

I wanted to try something different on the latest work trip to MC. B&Bs are a different animal than the typical lodging. I was the only guest this time so I peeked around the other rooms which are all nice. For one person my room (Lily of the Valley) was just the right size. The bed was super comfortable. Towels... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Sally was so generous, flexible, and accommodating with our "musical room" situation for our party of 7!!! The food is lovingly prepared and delicious! Walked to the Mason City Brewery, the Quarry, and Chop Restaurant... great location!

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hot springs, sd
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Stayed at the Decker House overnight on a last minute trip to IC for a funeral. Wished I could have stayed a bit longer and taken better advantage of the lovely house. Sally generously accommodated some of my last minute logistics issues. The price of the Decker House was better than those of local chain motels! Breakfast was great and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A wonderful B&B and a wonderful hostess. Our one night stay in the midst of a hurried, cross-country drive left us wishing we could have stayed longer. Everything about this B&B was excellent. As a person with MCS (multiple chemical sensitivities,) I am always on guard for triggers - exposure to room fresheners, scented cleaning products, laundry detergents, etc. No... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My wife told me to give it as many +'s as possible. The room was clean and the shower was sparkling. The towels were luxurious (Jennifer Lopez) and the water was soft. The room was cozy. I wish we could have stayed more than one night!

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

A great innkeeper makes for a great stay, and Sally, whom I know only by her first name, because she's that personable, made our weekend visit everything we might want it to be. The Decker House is owned by a civic foundation, and she runs the inn for them. We were greeted warmly, she was helpful in every way, and... More

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Ukiah, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Stayed in this bed and breakfast for one night and I was not very impressed with the cleanliness -there was hair in the shower and I wondered when the last time they cleaned their floors as they had a black appearance to them. I also came across hair on the bedspread. Breakfast wasn't that great either as the quiche was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We stayed here for a small family gathering, and overall our stay was fantastic. I loved the location, which was within easy walking distance of great restaurants, the library, MacNider Art Museum, Meredith Willson museum, and everything downtown. The hosts were very welcoming, attentive, and flexible with everything about our stay. Breakfast each morning was something fresh and fantastic. The... More

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Address: 119 Second Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401
Location: United States > Iowa > Mason City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Decker House 3*
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Step into the grand elegance of The Decker House, a beautiful 1890’s home restored to its original splendor. The Decker House is located in the heart of the historic district in downtown Mason City. There are six bedrooms with private baths, including an accessible room on the main floor and a private suite with a Jacuzzi bath on the third. Rates, between $85 and $175 a night, include a complementary beverage at check-in, endless cookie jar and delightful, homemade breakfast. ... more   less 
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