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Hotel Winneshiek

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“historic hotel”(14 reviews)
“downtown decorah”(15 reviews)
“tap room”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Decorah, Iowa with friends to check out two local taprooms and stayed at the Hotel Winneshiek. What a pleasant surprise! Completely renovated in 2000, this is one of the finest hotels we have every found. Cherry wood by the Calmer Manufactureing Co. everywhere, fireplace,...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed December 5, 2017

On a recent trip I decided to stay at the Hotel Winneshiek, and was glad that I did. The property is an old style, elegant hotel, but was very well kept up. The front desk was very efficient. The room was large, with a huge...More

Thank Jim and Delmy G
Management response:Responded December 7, 2017

Hello Jim and Delmy, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Winneshiek! Each of our 34 rooms are unique and it sounds like you enjoyed the whirlpool tub in the room. Not having enough outlets near the desk would be frustrating when...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

A wonderful historic hotel in downtown Decorah. Our stay was thoroughly enjoyable. We had a king room ... bed, service, room itself were all excellent. The staff were all very friendy and helpful. Wonderful breakfast in the hotel restaurant. Absolutely loved the downtown location and...More

1  Thank 345gary
Management response:Responded November 13, 2017

Dear 345gary, Thank you for your glowing review! Our staff makes every effort possible to make your stay at the Hotel Winneshiek a relaxing experience. The Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum should not be missed, as well as the many local shops in our downtown. We look...More

Reviewed October 26, 2017

Sorry and sad to say that I was not impressed after staying in one of the best rooms they offer, the Presidential suite. It was not "well worth it" or "excellent in every way", perhaps other rooms are just not this one. The bath tub...More

Thank Jw1jj2martin
Management response:Responded November 2, 2017

Dear jwljj2martin, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay at the Hotel Winneshiek. It is through feedback such as yours that we are able to continually improve our guest's experiences. My apology unfortunately will...More

Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited Decorah over a weekend and were only able to get into the Hotel Winnishiek on the Sunday evening into Monday. It was well worth the change in hotels to do so. The woodwork in the atrium is amazing-the whole entry and atrium and...More

Thank keys2manor
Management response:Responded November 2, 2017

Hello keysmanor, Thank you for your review of The Hotel Winneshiek. I am so happy that you were able to stay with us! The cherry woodwork found through out the hotel was originally milled by a local company in 1904, is still in business and...More

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"Second floor rooms are quiet and comfortable"
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"This historic hotel is so charming and understands how to put the finishing touches on comfort."
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"Ask for a room overlooking main street."
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"Quieter rooms are on the south side so if you like extra-quiet you may want to request this."
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