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Hotel Winneshiek

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Saint Joseph, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restored historic hotel is absolutely beautiful. The staff could not have been more helpful. The King Suite is so spacious including 1 1/2 baths. The room we had was so quiet you didn't even know anyone else was in the hotel. The bed was very comfortable. Was very nice to walk around downtown, several places to eat, shop and... More 

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Bates City, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome architecture! The service was excellent! The Scones were wonderful in the Cafe! Just a jewel in the center of a gorgeous town! The whole town is within walking distance. Coffee shops, book stores and museums. The historic district was great! Truly a destination town.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was just breathtaking. The rooms were quite and roomy. Breanna the front desk agent was informative of the hotels history and the local businesses/restaurants. She went above and beyond her duties to make us feel comfortable. She was just simply amazing and we will most definitely be back when in the area to see her.

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Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our anniversary and we're very pleased with everything. The Tap Room downstairs is a great friendly little melting pot for all of the guests and locals to mingle. This hotel is worth the extra cost compared to other hotels. You will not regret the choice!

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

Thank you so much for your recent stay and the great review! We look forward to seeing you next time. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The location and atmosphere were great. It was nice to have many dining choices within walking distance. We stayed on a Thursday and many of the small shops had extended hours which made an evening walk more interesting. The only reason we didn't give an excellent rating was that we felt it time for an update to our room carpet... More 

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1 Thank Jill B
Daniel M, General Manager at Hotel Winneshiek, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and recent stay. We appreciate you mentioning our great location and your candid review of the facilities. We have just replaced carpets in a large portion of the Hotel as well as made many updates to our lobby and public spaces. Come back soon and see all of the great updates. More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

All you want is in this hotel, located in the town (Decorah, IA) i call the hidden treasure of the world. Believe me, I have been to many countries. The personnel does not make this a special hotel, THEY MAKE YOU FEEL THE MOST SPECIAL PERSON IN THE WORLD. I love it every time i go there!

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

Our number one mission was a success! You are special and have returned the favor with this great review. Thank you so much for staying and sharing your feelings about us. More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restored hotel. My wife and I stayed here for a weekend get away. The restoration of this classic hotel was done right! The have a nice bar and restaurant, and the all of the staff we interacted with were very friendly and helpful. I knocked them down a couple points for the following: Several stains in the carpeting... More 

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

Thank you for your recent stay and candid review. It is a great reminder to our team that the details matter 100% of the time. We look forward to exceeding your expectations on your next stay. More 

Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This hotel should be the model for how to restore grand old hotels! Accommodations are not only charming, but also extraordinarily comfortable. The staff is courteous attentive and most helpful. The restaurant is also superb. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Melissa Foley at the Hotel Winneshiek made our stay comfortable and pleasant. Melissa worked hard before our trip to accommodate our family's request for a room with double queens when the hotel was sold out during wedding season. Our room was comfortable and large. Free WiFi. The hotel is beautiful and great location within walking distance to everything. The chocolate... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I stayed here during the week for a work conference, and had a great experience. The staff are super friendly and helpful, the rooms were very comfortable, and everything was exceedingly clean. I slept like a log each night - my room was dark and quiet, and the mattress was spectacular. Decorah is a lovely town - you should definitely... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Hotel Winneshiek

Address: 104 E Water St, Decorah, IA 52101-1802
Location: United States > Iowa > Decorah
Price Range: $132 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Winneshiek 3.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Winneshiek Hotel Decorah
Hotel Winneshiek Decorah, Iowa
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