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Hotel Ottumwa

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelers who like old-style hotels like Hotel Ottumwa. This is an old, six-story downtown hotel building that is truly a throwback to the days when people traveled more by rail than by car. The best part of this hotel, and the reason I've been here twice, is the bar/lounge and the breakfast restaurant on the first floor. The bar is...

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here at the Hotel Ottumwa. Please come back and stay with us again.

Spery, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights and it was a perfect fit. Room was large, quiet, and nicely furnished. Train did not bother us, AC worked, nice hot shower. Had to change bed pillows with the other bed to get a softer one for me, but as there were three on each, it was fine. We used the mini-fridge, table and chairs and...

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed breakfast with us. Please come back and stay again.

Keokuk, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Hotel Ottumwa was built in 1917 and was a place of glamour. I loved the feeling of the past in the lobby and hallways. I stayed in a whirlpool suite, which was wonderful. The tub was huge and the TV rotated to watch while relaxing. Comfortable bed! Take a chance-it is rewarding.

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the whirlpool suite. Please stay with us again sometime.

Saint Peters, Missouri
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The entrance and public spaces are all very nice and look as though they have been maintained throughout the years to retain their 100-year-old charm. The guest rooms are dated but are clean and comfortable. We stayed in the hotel 2 weekends in a row and were. overall, very pleased with our experience. Making our stay more complicated for the...

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are so glad that you came to stay with us. Please come back anytime!

Des Moines
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stayed here around Thanksgiving, and based on another reviewer's experience we got the whirlpool room. Well it was definitely not as advertised and the pictures were far different than the ones we saw. I stayed in this hotel 7 years ago when on business and it has not much improved. While it is better sound proofed from the trains...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I was very pleased with the whole experience. The room and bathroom were clean. The bed was really comfortable. Plenty of space in the room. If you want to avoided train noise ask for a room on the east side of the building. We had breakfast at the restaurant and it was pretty good. The staff was nice and polite....

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you were comfortable here. We have an excellent housekeeping staff that keep things very tidy. Please come back and stay again.

Muscatine
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've always loved older hotels. Sure, the Hyatts and the Ritz-Carltons are nice but they don't tell a story. As a business traveler, I've traveled to San Francisco, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Dallas, etc., and I always try to stay at the older hotels. So when my travel took me to Ottumwa, Iowa, Hotel Ottumwa stood out to me....

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are so glad that appreciate our character and charm. Please come back and stay with us again anytime.

Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Old hotel, well maintained. Room was smallish, but clean, good bedding, everything worked. Heard the trains all night, and the ice machine in the hall, but both were minor issues. Breakfast in restaurant was nice.

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Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I wanted to try something besides a chain hotel, so I stayed here. The staff was very friendly and the room was super clean. I had a suite and it was very large. When I walked into the hotel, I was a little concerned with some stains on carpet and needing a little renovation. Hotel is old so hallways were...

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

We are so glad that you came and stayed with us. Our staff is friendly and our housekeepers do a great job keeping things clean. The Tom-Tom Tap is a great place to have a drink or a bite to eat and we hope that you visit again. We do have some renovation plans in the works and are actively...

Iowa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I got this older downtown hotel on Priceline and was a little concerned after reading reviews, but everything was good. No complaints except for the train noise during the night. Staff was helpful and friendly, room was clean and well maintained, bedding was excellent. Some public areas were showing a little wear and tear, but nothing awful. We had a...

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Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel Ottumwa, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on having wonderful beds and clean rooms. I do apologize for the trains. Our community is soon to be a quiet zone meaning there won't be any more noise pollution anymore. This will be beneficial to everyone in the community. Please come back to eat, drink,...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Hotel Ottumwa

Address: 107 E 2nd St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-2996
Region: United States > Iowa > Ottumwa
Price Range: RM278 - RM406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Ottumwa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Suite was good sized”
107RC, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we stayed on the 5th floor , pretty quite”
rdppvp, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ice machine on 5th floor”
Awesangels, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Excellent downtown location”
elliottw63, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the 1st floor of the extended stay room. The do not have an elevator in that section.”
500valerier, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
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