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The Decker House

119 Second Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401
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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Decker House for three weeks and it was absolutely one of the best places we have stayed in the world. First of all your staying in a restored home from the 1890's and its just grand! The rooms are all furnished in period. We stayed in the Iris room with a queen bed for a few... More 

1 Thank Darren W
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Great B&B. Excellent rooms, very comfortable, plenty of hot water, an oasis in an otherwise unremarkable city. Breakfast was very good, and the owner charming and attentive. Worth staying if you are in the area. Significantly better than surrounding hotels.

Thank SGCae
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding as part of a wedding party. It was beautiful, clean, very welcoming. The food was amazing! I love breakfast and this was the best breakfast I've ever had! The homemade French toast was delicious and the owner made us breakfast extra early on the day of the wedding.

Thank Hmilo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This was a perfect spot to meet friends from a distance, to chat and to explore the community. We loved having the small, but very fine art museum 1 block away, and 2 fine restaurants also within walking distance. I was sorry we didn't have time to do the Frank Lloyd Wright tour or see Music Man Square but we... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Went with 2 other couples for our 42nd. wedding anniversary,very low key B&B,go at your own pace,very nice 1890's home,very comfortable,home made cookies to nibble,honor system bar in the downstairs area. Comfortable beds,great breakfast. Nice walking trails in the area. A wonderful relaxing home to spend a weekend away in.

Thank Debbie S
Bloomington, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

We love staying at the Decker House! Sally the owner is a great cook & hostess. We go to Mason City frequently & prefer to stay here when available. This restored mansion is well kept, clean & cozy. Great buy especially for quality & incredible food & hospitality!

Thank Deb B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

I would consider this more of an Inn then a true bed and breakfast. The accommodations were wonderful. We received a free upgrade to the Rose Room and I must say it is spacious and comfortable. The innkeeper was very cordial. If your travels take you to Mason City, this is the place to stay.

Thank Alan s
Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had business to conduct in Mason City Iowa and thought to stay at a B&B instead of a hotel. Found Decker House on the web and also found that they were about $30 cheaper than a hotel! Called Sally and got the Iris room for the night. The house is a1890's with furniture and décor to match...Thought, "well hope the... More 

1 Thank bill n
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Traveled for business and all the hotels were booked so decided to stay here. This was my first time in a bed and breakfast. The house was very grand and had a lot of character. The employee that greeted us was extremely nice. We were within walking distance of shopping and eating which was nice. I was disappointed with the... More 

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TheDeckerHouseMC, Owner at The Decker House, responded to this review

At The Decker House Bed and Breakfast we take much pride in providing fresh, creative and delicious food to our guests on a daily basis. While we try to please everyone, clearly it is not always possible. We rotate our menu daily ,serving savory egg dishes one day and sweeter dishes the next, so that our guests staying multiple days... More 

Bloomington, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is an old mansion that's been restored. Our room was great -- large and with a spotless and spacious attached bath. The bed was very comfortable. The hostess, Sally, was very welcoming, and the breakfast was quite good.

1 Thank Julian W
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 five 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 $89 and $175 a night, include a never ending cookie jar and delicious, homemade breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Decker House

Address: 119 Second Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401
Location: United States > Iowa > Mason City
Price Range: $108 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Decker House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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