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Overview of Chief Motel

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Bathroom Shower
Hair dryer

Chief Motel

2.5 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKeokuk National Cemetery2 min drive
    Popular LocationLock and Dam No. 199 min drive
    Popular LocationLovers Glen Park22 min drive
    AirportBurlington, IA (BRL-Southeast Iowa Regional)41 min drive

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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Multiple View

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed


  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Multiple View

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Multiple View

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Keokuk, Chief Motel is in the city center. Joseph Smith Historic Site and Carthage Jail are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Nauvoo State Park and Mississippi River.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Keokuk National Cemetery - 2 min drive
  • Lock and Dam No. 19 - 9 min drive
  • Lovers Glen Park - 22 min drive
  • Joseph Smith Historic Site - 22 min drive
  • Baxter's Vineyards - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Fort Madison Station - 29 min drive
  • Burlington, IA (BRL-Southeast Iowa Regional) - 40 min drive


  • Sonic — 7 min walk
  • Hawkeye Restaurant — 10 min walk
  • Pizza Hut — 10 min walk
  • Great Wall — 12 min walk
  • V's Restaurant & Brewpub — 13 min walk

About this property

Chief Motel

Motel in Keokuk with free breakfast and 24-hour front desk
Laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and free breakfast are available at this motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 18 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find DVD players, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Chief Motel offers 18 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and hair dryers. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves.

This Keokuk motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Premium cable television is provided. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7 AM–11 AM

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Hair dryer


  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in time starts at 1 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Chief Motel Keokuk
Chief Motel Keokuk, Iowa
Chief Motel
Chief Motel Motel
Chief Motel Keokuk
Chief Motel Motel Keokuk

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 55 reviews
5 - Excellent 16%
Rating 4 - Good. 29 out of 55 reviews
4 - Good 53%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 55 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 55 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 55 reviews
1 - Terrible 9%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Didn’t like the staff! Rude as f*$k!! Negative temperatures and the woman acts like killed her dog when I smoked one cigarette in the room right before she showed up at the door the first of the five times she knocked. Won’t ever stay there nor recommend the sh!7 hole!!
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good stay
Nice big room and a great price.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Whenever my family and I stay at a hotel in Keokuk, we always stay at the Chief Motel! I love being able to park my car just a few steps from the door to my room! There are certain inconveniences, like having to walk a bit (outside) to get to the ice machine, but in the same room, they do have a washer and dryer for tenants' use. We have stayed at the Chief at least once a year over the past 13 years, and EVERY TIME, the rooms have been clean, good smelling, and (for the most part), in good repair. The owners care about you, and about their place! Nice towels. (Continental breaskfast has to be carried back to the room [up and down 4 stairs] and it is just cold cereal and Little Debbie's snacks. [Be sure to take the tray that the ice bucket is on, so you can use it to carry your things). Dairy Queen is right across the street. HyVee grocery store, Walmart, Dollar Tree, Taco Bell, and much more within walking distance.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019