Welcome to the Hotel Winneshiek

The Hotel Winneshiek is a historic boutique hotel located at the center of downtown Decorah. Blending 21st Century comfort with 19th Century charm, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in the marble and terrazzo lobby, as well as local live music amidst the original cherry millwork in the hotels three story rotunda.

With two on-site dining choices, the Hotel Winneshiek is the only full-service hotel in Decorah. After checking in to one of our 34 guest rooms and suites, guests are invited to step across the lobby to Restauration or the Tap Room and enjoy a handcrafted drink or Chef Tom Skold’s locally-sourced, fresh from scratch entrees or appetizers.

Located in the heart of Decorah, the Hotel Winneshiek is part of a thriving main street full of local shops, restaurants, galleries, parks, and the Vesterheim Museum, all located within walking distance. The Hotel Winneshiek offers one of the region’s most stunning Wedding and Event venues. Featuring original tin walls and ceiling, a beautiful mezzanine level and a dramatic stage, the Steyer Opera House is a must see when visiting Decorah. The adjacent conference center offers the flexibility for large and small conferences and events.

We invite you to stay with us or stop in for a meal or a tour of our facilities on your next visit to Decorah and discover why we say the Welcome is Real!