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Hotel Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Bedroom
1
8.1 Excellent (206 reviews)
C$ 119+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Hotel Ottumwa places you in the heart of Ottumwa, a 1-minute drive from Wapello County Historical Museum and 5 minutes from Memorial Park. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: Locations
Cons: Small room
7.0 Good
Cons: Hotel is old but not updated. It feels very creepy and dark. I did not feel comfortable or relaxed
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location to venue was perfect. Amenities were great, dining, bar and pizza. Rooms definitely could use a refresh, pretty dated decor. Bathroom was tiny. But, I would stay there again if I go to another concert in Ottumwa.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were great! The restaurant/diner connected was awesome!! My room was pretty dated and could use some TLC
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Older hotel that has been well maintained. Free breakfast...a real breakfast that you order from menu. Reasonable price.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Not good
Cons: Everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast selection. Comfortable room. Good helpful staff.
Cons: no dislikes,
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The convenience of the bar, restaurant and hotel in one building.
Cons: The lack of parking.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, clean rooms, reasonably priced, centrally located, cooked to order breakfast included.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved my peaceful stay with a great view of the city
Cons: No
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Fun staff, great food, and a beautiful building. If I ever find myself back in the area I will stay there!
Cons: The haunted basement is off limits to guests.
Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
2
7.7 Good (351 reviews)
C$ 85+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ottumwa, Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa is in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of Memorial Park and Wapello County Historical Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was firm but soft and had lots of pillows and the spa was the best part
Cons: Could use a better breakfast selection there is alot of bread no protein and we don't eat much bread
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Beds are super comfy. Water pressure in the shower is fantastic. Employees are kind and let me stay an hour after check out without charging me.
Cons: Walls in rooms need scrubbed a little (black marks) but this was the only dirty part of the room and it’s not much to complain about.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was nice and clean. No oder. Good water pressure in the shower.
Cons: Heat Air unit not digital.had to regulate temperature. Breakfast was mediocre not a lot of variety.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The price! We also like that it is located in a quiet area.
Cons: There was a lot of snow we had climb over to get to our room. The parking lot was clean farthest from the building but not next to the building. We stayed 2 nights.
1.0 Poor
Pros: The price was nice.
Cons: Our hotel room was filthy. The light did not work in the bathroom, there were cracks in the bathtub, and patchwork above the showerhead. The vent fan did not work in the bathroom as well. The hallway carpets were not vacuumed and overall it was not good.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Clean and pool was great
Cons: Air conditioner didn't work consistently
7.0 Good
Cons: Toilet kept running. Husband plumber said parts were put in wrong.
7.0 Good
Pros: The room met my needs and expectations.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: I am a smoker so having smoking rooms is the only reason I stay here. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The hot tub when in good working order is relaxing Unfortunately it wasn't very clean this visit. So next month I will try another hotel.
Cons: The hot tub wasn't clean properly or hot
9.0 Excellent
Cons: The only thing I can say is this hotel needs to install ADA toilets.This is the 21st century and they need to comply with the laws.
6.0 Good
Pros: Leaving
Cons: The smell
AmericInn by Wyndham Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
3
8.5 Excellent (271 reviews)
C$ 132+
Overview Reviews
Join us at AmericInn Hotel and Suites Ottumwa, located in one of the most vibrant towns in thriving southeast Iowa. Our convenient spot gives you easy access to Highways 63 and 34 in central Ottumwa, and is only steps from the Amtrak train station. Ottumwas popular civic center, Bridge View Center, is just minutes away. Business travelers love our hotel for its proximity to local companies such as John Deere Ottumwa Works, JBS, and Alliant Energy. You can also visit Buena Vista University campus with ease.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Spa tub was nice
Cons: Bathroom was small
7.9 Good
Pros: Nice big room
Cons: Could hear a lot of street noise in the room
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Our room was clean and neat. Staff was very helpful.
Cons: Our spa tub was not working and they were not aware of it so they refunded the price of our room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The beds were the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in at a hotel
Cons: Would have been nice if they would have scooped the sidewalks and put out ice melt as they were a bit slick and snow covered. Other than that our stay was excellent.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was comfy. An the curtains blocked out lighting when not wanted.
Cons: The shower wouldnt stay at one setting. It could be perfect were I set it then it would get cold light the hot water was going out then it would get insanely hot. Really annoying. An the blankets could be bigger/fluffier/warmer.
Hampton Inn Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
4
8.6 Excellent (262 reviews)
C$ 173+
Overview Reviews
city of bridges - river of opportunity. welcome to the Hampton Inn-Ottumwa, IA. The Hampton Inn Ottumwa hotel is located in the City of Bridges, a place where the lovely Des Moines River is the heart of the community! An abundance of game, fishing and the river’s rippling waters enticed Iowa’s most famous chiefs, Wapello and Keokuk, to settle here in the mid 1800’s. What started as a river town has blossomed into a center for cultural and commercial development. Our Ottumwa, IA hotel is in the heart of the entertainment and shopping district, and minutes from the beautiful river's edge. With plenty of historical attractions, cultural resources and recreational areas, there’s much to explore. Visit the historic Jefferson Street Viaduct downtown, which connects North and South Ottumwa. Along the river you will find plenty of walking trails, historic shops and the state-of-the-art Bridge View Center, loaded with convention and meeting space. Also near our hotel in Ottumwa are attractions like The Beach Ottumwa, a 13-acre outdoor water park, not to mention the McHaffey Opera House, a century-old opera house. Discover the City of Bridges - River of Opportunity when you stay with the Hampton Inn Ottumwa, Iowa hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: No
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about this place very nice people and very clean and smelt very clean with all the sickness thats in th world
Cons: Everything was great it was the kids that wasnt good lol
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great costumer service
Cons: No
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was good and had a variety to choose from.
6.5 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: Everything was good
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable, clean, good location
Cons: One cracked ceramic floor tile in the bathroom was the only flaw I saw in the hotel.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beds very comfortable, breakfast options were amazing. The housekeeping staff even left a welcome and thank you note to great us it was sweet.
Cons: There was a hiccup on our 2nd night that put a huge damper on our plans, but the staff was extremely accommodating and quick to react. I'm sure it was just a fluke.
6.0 Good
Pros: Cleanness aND quietness
Cons: The sacked breakfast it was rediculous a bottle water orange muffin and nutrition grain bar
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was very comfy. The breakfast had extra items like smoothies which were very good! There were also cookies on our floor by the elevator. It was a new like hotel and it was very nice. Would definitely stay there again!!
9.0 Excellent
Cons: Poor insulation between room could hear people talking and snoring
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, cleanliness, comfortable beds, very good hot/cold breakfast, we'll lit parking lot.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff.
Cons: This is the second Hampton Inn stayed at this trip, neither one had exhaust fans in the bathroom.
Overview Reviews
Our friendly staff looks forward to your visit to our newly renovation SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Ottumwa located in Ottumwa, Iowa. We are a short drive from downtown, numerous corporate offices and Indian Hills Community College. With an indoor pool, cable television with HBO® and high-speed wireless Internet among our amenities we are sure you stay will enjoy either a relaxing or productive stay. Make a reservation today, we look forward to your visit!
6.0 Good
Pros: The property was a bit older and it seemed like they update some things but...only 2 lights in the room worked. One was in the bathroom and the other was in the far corner of the room. Price was good but they should check their lights and outlets.
7.0 Good
Pros: The staff was great and it was very clean
Cons: It needed fresh decorating. Our rooms furniture and fixtures were worn. I would rate it 2 star rather than 3 star.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: Location worked and the breakfast was decent for my toddler
Cons: Not clean at all. Beds are awful. Room very dirty. Bathroom was moldy
6.7 Good
Pros: Good location and price.
Cons: The things mentioned above and the hot tub was closed.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice staff, checked in and out with no problems. Very informative of where things were and when the breakfast started.
Cons: Could use a little updating, some of the things were a little dated and showing their age.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing. No shopping within 5 miles. In sketchy industrial part of town with highway noise.
Cons: Formerly a Hampton Inn, but has not been kept up for many years. Mud tracked in stairwell not cleaned up. Carpet in hallway & rooms frayed. Bed has worn thru sheets, no mattress pad. Breakfast minimal, no fruit, undercooked eggs, out of everything daily.
3.0 Mediocre
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful. Also very good breakfast
Cons: It needs some work. The curtain on the 1st room we tried would not close. 2nd room the bathroom light didn't work but the staff came and changed the bulb at 10pm. Floor is rather old. Also they had a difficult time checking me out when time to leave.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Cleanliness
Cons: The Computer was not working in the business center and there was no phone in the room.
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: Lady at front desk, Stephanie, was pleasant to speak with.
Cons: Hotel not named Lexington Inn. It changed 5 days previous to our room booking, reported by staff. Hotel was old & disgusting. Didn't feel safe using filthy shower. Wanted access to indoor pool as condition for our stay. It was "closed for reno".
8.3 Excellent
Pros: did not eat breakfast, except coffee. Check-in was delayed due to rooms not being ready by staff. No problem there---just visited area & returned. Seamless there after.
Cons: the breakfast area was a bit untidy when it was viewed upon arrival, which was afternoon. Coffee pots were empty.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Cleanliness and very tasteful decor. Manager is an exceptional man. Very kind, helpful, gentleman. Hotel is not only extremely clean, the rooms are tastefully decorated and complete with modern amenities. I will stay here every time I come to this area and wish I found it sooner.
Cons: Smelled a little musty in room.
6.0 Good
Pros: This was a 1 star at best not a 3. If I had to guess it would be 25 years old. The staff were nice people. The room was dated . I would recommend this be dropped to a 1 star.
Quality Inn And Suites Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
6
7.9 Good (206 reviews)
C$ 104+
Overview Reviews
Get more value at the award-winning Quality Inn and Suites hotel in Ottumwa, IA, which lets you relax and focus on the people and experiences you came for. A recipient of the Choice Gold Hospitality Award, our 100 percent smoke-free and pet-friendly hotel is near Indian Hills Community College, Beach Ottumwa, American Gothic House and Ottumwa Area Convention Center. Enjoy such amenities as free WiFi, free ample parking, free hot breakfast, business and fitness centers and an indoor heated pool. Your cozy guest room features a refrigerator, microwave, premium bedding and coffee maker. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program. Limit 2 60-lb. pets/room, USD15/night.
1.0 Poor
Cons: motel smelled horrible. walls were filthy.
5.0 Okay
Pros: The breakfast
Cons: The internet was poor. The laundry washer didn't work.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was clean,comfortable and quite. The staff was very helpful. Location was awesome, and easy to get around town from the hotel
Cons: N/a
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel employee at front desk was great! Very accommodating!
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Parking for trailer. Easy access. Clean
4.0 Okay
Cons: Had to call to find staff to check us in and there were 2 others waiting. Pillows way too small. Walls dirty
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location for where I was working and stable.
Cons: No it was all good
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: It was away from town
Cons: There where cockroaches and the staff was rasist
7.0 Good
Pros: It was fine
Cons: Tv didn't work
7.1 Good
Pros: The pillows were very nice
Cons: The shower pressure was a little much- Almost hurt
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and accommodating, nice clean bathroom with good water pressure in the shower
Cons: Wifi wasn’t that great
6.0 Good
Pros: Big refrigerator and microwave provide
Cons: It could use some updates/new beds/pillows/
Days Inn by Wyndham Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
7
7.1 Good (170 reviews)
C$ 114+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Days Inn by Wyndham Ottumwa in Ottumwa, you'll be near the airport, within a 5-minute drive of Memorial Park and Wapello County Historical Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.
4.0 Okay
Pros: the woman when we check in was very sweet and welcoming.
Cons: The woman at the desk when we checked out was just outright rude. Almost yelling at us while in the breakfast room and the person who came after us.
4.0 Okay
Pros: The price is what got me to book but next time i will spend more to stay at a better place.
Cons: The smell of marijuana use in the hall.
1.0 Poor
Pros: In a 2 night stay i was glad when I left
Cons: Room was smaller than expected, manager says rude when I arrived, felt like I wasn't wanted, and to top that he tried entering my room without identifying that it was housekeeping, I was not pleased by my stay....and to top that I got charged extra for breakfast even though they didn't have breakfast because it was included into my bill. I would recommend a different hotel
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very quiet
Cons: Nothing
1.0 Poor
Pros: Nice clean hotel
Cons: They didn't honor my booking and put me in a downgraded room and charged me over $20 more than what my booking said. Very disappointed and unsure about using booking.com any more
6.7 Good
Pros: Room was clean and breakfast was good.
Cons: The lobby and hallway smelled like urine.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Beds comfortable
Cons: Not the best breakfast, no hot chocolate.
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: They were so rude and didn’t like children there at all. They kept coming into my room and taking and stealing stuff while i would be gone.
Cons: It have so many bed bugs and other bugs and kept getting bit by something the night i stayed there.

Best rooms in Ottumwa

Hampton Inn Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
1
8.6 Excellent (262 reviews)
C$ 173+
Overview Reviews
city of bridges - river of opportunity. welcome to the Hampton Inn-Ottumwa, IA. The Hampton Inn Ottumwa hotel is located in the City of Bridges, a place where the lovely Des Moines River is the heart of the community! An abundance of game, fishing and the river’s rippling waters enticed Iowa’s most famous chiefs, Wapello and Keokuk, to settle here in the mid 1800’s. What started as a river town has blossomed into a center for cultural and commercial development. Our Ottumwa, IA hotel is in the heart of the entertainment and shopping district, and minutes from the beautiful river's edge. With plenty of historical attractions, cultural resources and recreational areas, there’s much to explore. Visit the historic Jefferson Street Viaduct downtown, which connects North and South Ottumwa. Along the river you will find plenty of walking trails, historic shops and the state-of-the-art Bridge View Center, loaded with convention and meeting space. Also near our hotel in Ottumwa are attractions like The Beach Ottumwa, a 13-acre outdoor water park, not to mention the McHaffey Opera House, a century-old opera house. Discover the City of Bridges - River of Opportunity when you stay with the Hampton Inn Ottumwa, Iowa hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: No
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about this place very nice people and very clean and smelt very clean with all the sickness thats in th world
Cons: Everything was great it was the kids that wasnt good lol
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great costumer service
Cons: No
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was good and had a variety to choose from.
6.5 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: Everything was good
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable, clean, good location
Cons: One cracked ceramic floor tile in the bathroom was the only flaw I saw in the hotel.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beds very comfortable, breakfast options were amazing. The housekeeping staff even left a welcome and thank you note to great us it was sweet.
Cons: There was a hiccup on our 2nd night that put a huge damper on our plans, but the staff was extremely accommodating and quick to react. I'm sure it was just a fluke.
6.0 Good
Pros: Cleanness aND quietness
Cons: The sacked breakfast it was rediculous a bottle water orange muffin and nutrition grain bar
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was very comfy. The breakfast had extra items like smoothies which were very good! There were also cookies on our floor by the elevator. It was a new like hotel and it was very nice. Would definitely stay there again!!
9.0 Excellent
Cons: Poor insulation between room could hear people talking and snoring
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, cleanliness, comfortable beds, very good hot/cold breakfast, we'll lit parking lot.
8.2 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff.
Cons: This is the second Hampton Inn stayed at this trip, neither one had exhaust fans in the bathroom.
Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
2
7.7 Good (351 reviews)
C$ 85+
Overview Reviews
Located in Ottumwa, Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa is in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of Memorial Park and Wapello County Historical Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was firm but soft and had lots of pillows and the spa was the best part
Cons: Could use a better breakfast selection there is alot of bread no protein and we don't eat much bread
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Beds are super comfy. Water pressure in the shower is fantastic. Employees are kind and let me stay an hour after check out without charging me.
Cons: Walls in rooms need scrubbed a little (black marks) but this was the only dirty part of the room and it’s not much to complain about.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room was nice and clean. No oder. Good water pressure in the shower.
Cons: Heat Air unit not digital.had to regulate temperature. Breakfast was mediocre not a lot of variety.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The price! We also like that it is located in a quiet area.
Cons: There was a lot of snow we had climb over to get to our room. The parking lot was clean farthest from the building but not next to the building. We stayed 2 nights.
1.0 Poor
Pros: The price was nice.
Cons: Our hotel room was filthy. The light did not work in the bathroom, there were cracks in the bathtub, and patchwork above the showerhead. The vent fan did not work in the bathroom as well. The hallway carpets were not vacuumed and overall it was not good.
4.0 Okay
Pros: Clean and pool was great
Cons: Air conditioner didn't work consistently
7.0 Good
Cons: Toilet kept running. Husband plumber said parts were put in wrong.
7.0 Good
Pros: The room met my needs and expectations.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: I am a smoker so having smoking rooms is the only reason I stay here. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The hot tub when in good working order is relaxing Unfortunately it wasn't very clean this visit. So next month I will try another hotel.
Cons: The hot tub wasn't clean properly or hot
9.0 Excellent
Cons: The only thing I can say is this hotel needs to install ADA toilets.This is the 21st century and they need to comply with the laws.
6.0 Good
Pros: Leaving
Cons: The smell
AmericInn by Wyndham Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Building
3
8.5 Excellent (271 reviews)
C$ 132+
Overview Reviews
Join us at AmericInn Hotel and Suites Ottumwa, located in one of the most vibrant towns in thriving southeast Iowa. Our convenient spot gives you easy access to Highways 63 and 34 in central Ottumwa, and is only steps from the Amtrak train station. Ottumwas popular civic center, Bridge View Center, is just minutes away. Business travelers love our hotel for its proximity to local companies such as John Deere Ottumwa Works, JBS, and Alliant Energy. You can also visit Buena Vista University campus with ease.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Spa tub was nice
Cons: Bathroom was small
7.9 Good
Pros: Nice big room
Cons: Could hear a lot of street noise in the room
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Our room was clean and neat. Staff was very helpful.
Cons: Our spa tub was not working and they were not aware of it so they refunded the price of our room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The beds were the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in at a hotel
Cons: Would have been nice if they would have scooped the sidewalks and put out ice melt as they were a bit slick and snow covered. Other than that our stay was excellent.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The bed was comfy. An the curtains blocked out lighting when not wanted.
Cons: The shower wouldnt stay at one setting. It could be perfect were I set it then it would get cold light the hot water was going out then it would get insanely hot. Really annoying. An the blankets could be bigger/fluffier/warmer.
Hotel Ottumwa - Ottumwa - Bedroom
4
8.1 Excellent (206 reviews)
C$ 119+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Hotel Ottumwa places you in the heart of Ottumwa, a 1-minute drive from Wapello County Historical Museum and 5 minutes from Memorial Park. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: Locations
Cons: Small room
7.0 Good
Cons: Hotel is old but not updated. It feels very creepy and dark. I did not feel comfortable or relaxed
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location to venue was perfect. Amenities were great, dining, bar and pizza. Rooms definitely could use a refresh, pretty dated decor. Bathroom was tiny. But, I would stay there again if I go to another concert in Ottumwa.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were great! The restaurant/diner connected was awesome!! My room was pretty dated and could use some TLC
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location. Older hotel that has been well maintained. Free breakfast...a real breakfast that you order from menu. Reasonable price.
1.0 Poor
Pros: Not good
Cons: Everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast selection. Comfortable room. Good helpful staff.
Cons: no dislikes,
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The convenience of the bar, restaurant and hotel in one building.
Cons: The lack of parking.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, clean rooms, reasonably priced, centrally located, cooked to order breakfast included.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved my peaceful stay with a great view of the city
Cons: No
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Fun staff, great food, and a beautiful building. If I ever find myself back in the area I will stay there!
Cons: The haunted basement is off limits to guests.