We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dutch Colony Inn

706 8th St. SE, Orange City, IA 51041
Hotel amenities
You added Dutch Colony Inn to your Saves list
Book on
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Orange City
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

For starters, hotels that show FoxNews in public areas are automatically disqualified from five-star reviews. This was one such hotel. My wife and I chose Dutch Colony over the Super 8 because they were the same price as the Super 8 nearby and would rather support local businesses. We were in town for a wedding and made our reservations well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

in town for wedding, stayed 2 nites-- shower did not work,fan in bathroom also did not work.breakfast was slim. put key on desk 6:00am with note, left for home. got charged for extra day,cleaning staff said we smoked in bathroom!!! We DO NOT SMOKE!! Called Joy to get charges removed from our bill--got hung up on twice. Friends said their... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6

Travelers are raving about these Orange City hotels

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Right from the start, the front desk lady was very rude and shirt with us, despite only friendly questions being asked. A few days after our stay, our bank statement reflected an unexplained extra charge. We called, and they stated that we were charged an extra fee because the cleaning lady "found ashes in the sink". We do not smoke!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Kansas City, MO
Level Contributor
188 reviews
115 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

I travel a lot for business and pleasure. This motel is average and average is not bad. To me the most important is being clean and the room was clean. There was no coffee pot in the room and they still have old box TV. For breakfast the offerings were quite slim.

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Stayed for a weekend for a family event. staff was polite and rooms were large and clean! New tv was in room. In our king sized bed there were 3 pillows and one in the dresser drawer. We requested one more due to a bad back but was told they did not have extras. A very very basic breakfast is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Panama City Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

We recently stayed at this hotel during Orange City's Tulip Festival. We are an older couple so we appreciate the family business aspect of the Dutch Colony Inn. It was a VERY busy week in this town and we couldn't have asked for a more pleasureable experience. Room was cleaned everyday, we were helped with directions when asked, and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

I have never experienced less accommodating lodging. Not only was there absolutely no soap in the motel room (no hand soap or bath soap) but the owner (Joy) was incredibly rude when I brought it to her attention. Breakfast was also a half an hour late and they are the only hotel or motel I have ever had flat out... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Titusville, Florida
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

I went for a wedding in Orange City, IA and this hotel was selected for the wedding party with a block of rooms set aside. When I was checking in the desk person was more interested in what was playing on the TV across the lobby then talking to me. The room was clean, but for $75 a night I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Hesperia, CA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

I stayed at the Dutch Colony Inn Monday night for an interview at the college, and was quite pleased with the service. The staff accommodated a couple special requests quite cordially, and went out of their way to make me feel welcome. The owner was a sweetheart, you can tell they love what they do, and they do it with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

I've spent many nights at the Dutch Colony traveling for business. I regularly travel all over the U.S. and I must say that I enjoy staying at the Dutch Colony better than anywhere else. Why? Because this motel is exceptionally clean, well managed, and very friendly. They go out of their way to accomodate any requests. In the past I've... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing