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Hotel Ottumwa

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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old style”(4 reviews)
“downtown hotel”(4 reviews)
“tom tom”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Having family in town, I have eaten at the restaurant several times but had never stayed over night at Hotel Ottumwa. Once again, the food was very tasty, and maybe even better because it was included in the cost of our stay, making the price...More

Thank Jodi E
Response from Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel OttumwaResponded 5 June 2018

We are so glad that you felt like you got a good value for your stay! Please come back to stay, and eat breakfast with us again anytime.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in this authentic piece of History. There were obvious updates, but they were well done. Keep in mind this hotel was built in the early 1900s, if you are expecting a typical type of stay at a big hotel chain, then...More

Thank mrsangelgw
Response from Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel OttumwaResponded 5 June 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed our historic property. Definitely aren't short on character around here. Please do check back with us throughout the year for progress on our renovations. Do come back again!

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful retro hotel! Take a trip back to when hotels had character. Friendly, helpful staff and spotless room. My fifth floor corner room was easily 30x15! A restaurant is on sight and many others and shopping within walking distance. For you young readers, this is...More

Thank lveach19
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Traveling through Iowa, we stopped for the night at Hotel Ottumwa. It is in downtown Ottumwa with many old buildings surrounding it. The first great thing was the pleasant desk person who checked us in and honored the online quote for the room ($54). The...More

Thank etraxler2014
Response from Sara G, Director of Sales at Hotel OttumwaResponded 13 April 2018

We are so glad that you felt you got an excellent value for your rate. We are definitely all about the Iowa Nice! The Second Street Cafe and the Tom-Tom Tap are local favorites. Please do come and stay with us again!

Reviewed 13 November 2017

This place us to be great, but is lacking some now days. Room was clean and comfortable, but tv was small and didn't work at times. Door to room was hard to close with out slamming. I'd alerted the staff about a tripping hazard and...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$70 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$70 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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GinnySW
24 April 2016|
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Response from Sara G | Property representative |
There is is free overnight parking on either side of the building for Hotel Ottumwa guests. We also have a city ramp across the street. It is 2 hour parking during the week, but is free and unlimited overnight and through... More
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"Lower rooms may have better access to hot water"
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"5th Floor east side of building. Avoid south side. Traffic side"
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"Suite was good sized"
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"we stayed on the 5th floor , pretty quite"
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