Testimonials

GUEST ROOMS:

“This is such a warm, welcoming and beautiful hotel. I can’t wait to return.” (July 2014)

“The Hotel Winneshiek is an elegant hotel that is beautifully decorated. I felt like royalty with the four post bed and luxurious linens.” (November 2013)

“[We were] surprised with a chef quality breakfast in the restaurant. Great stay, better room than I’ve ever had in downtown Chicago, and I didn’t have to pay $60 to park overnight! We’ll be back!” (July 2014)

“I have noticed the staff has an eye for detail, corners, crevices. We do look there, the hotel has a sparkle.”

“The shine just doesn’t happen on its own. Attitude. Attitude. Attitude.”

“The young lady who assisted with check-in was especially courteous and helpful with several requests & questions. Thank you!” (July 2014)

“The front desk staff were incredibly helpful. They showed us special features of the hotel & told us things about Decorah we didn’t know! We have recommended the Winneshiek many times and will do so again.” (July 2014)

“We use this as our halfway point on our yearly bike journey to Lanesboro, MN – we love the town, people, and food. The Winneshiek exceeds our expectations! Planning to make it part of our yearly journey!”

“We appreciated getting information about the history and restoration of the hotel. It’s so nice that the information was available at the front desk!”

“I experienced customer service at the Hotel Winneshiek that rivals the Radisson, if not exceeds their level. I was extremely pleased with my visit to the hotel and will definitely be staying at this property in the near future. Please pass on the “Great Job!” to your team.” (March 2014)

“Fun with family. This was the first time we heard about it. What a pleasant surprise. Appreciate how the hotel has been fabulously restored; valuable history.”

EVENTS:

“Dear Ede – Thank you for all your efforts in making our banquet at the Hotel Winneshiek a memorable event. We all had a wonderful evening! PS: It was a pleasure to work with you.” (2014)

“Hotel crew – thank you so much for all of your hard work to make my shower perfect! The Hotel Winneshiek is a beautiful venue and the desserts were amazing.” (2014)

“Dear Hotel Staff: Wow! Thank you so much for all you did to make our Mardi Gras Party such a success! You made it so much above other events. Thank you, thank you, thank you!” (2013)

“Ede & Staff: Thanks for your hospitality and details for our recent stay on the Epic Iowa Road Trip. It’s beautiful places like the Hotel Winneshiek that make promoting Iowa easy. Thanks for your partnership. Warmest regards, and many thanks.” (2013)

RESTAURATION & THE TAP ROOM:

“The waitstaff in the restaurant were very attentive and friendly. A very pleasurable dining experience!” (May 2014)“Our waitress was 5 stars – great food and great conversation. We’ll be back!” (May 2014)

“Excellent food! Very,very nice service. We’ll be back!”

“We ate in the lobby to enjoy the live music – good wine, good music, great salad.” (January 2014)

“We could not have asked for better customer service. The staff’s courtesy and the beautiful hotel made for the most memorable engagement! Our dinner could not have been more perfect and we look forward to eating at the restaurant again very soon.” (March 2014)