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Day Street Suites. Historic Phelps Mansion. Main Level Suite #2
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0.2 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Great Place

"Stayed here numerous time. Great place. Great hosts."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Day Street Suites. Historic Phelps Mansion. Main Level Suite #2
Historic Phelps Mansion; Main Level Suite #1
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0.2 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Impressed our family

"We will highly recommend this home. What a pleasure to work with the owners. The home was so comfortable and so well decorated. It has all one could ask for"…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2019

Historic Phelps Mansion; Main Level Suite #1
Country setting 2-3 miles from the River, Luther College and downtown Decorah
4.8/5Exceptional! (59 reviews)
Country view

"Gr8 beds,ample room, wonderful view"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Country setting 2-3 miles from the River, Luther College and downtown Decorah
Bluff Country Farmhouse
The price is $200 per night
7.75 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Luther Visit

"We felt immediately comfortable and at home while visiting Decorah to spend time with our college student. We can’t wait to come back."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Bluff Country Farmhouse
Location! Location! Location! 5 Bedroom Home 1 Block From Downtown Decorah
5/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Dolly’s Place

"We absolutely loved Dollys Place. Such an inviting home. They were great to work with and wanted to make sure that our family had the best stay. We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Location! Location! Location! 5 Bedroom Home 1 Block From Downtown Decorah
The Nest: Beautiful Apartment Style Lodging In The Heart Of Downtown Decorah
4.7/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Perfect spot for my weekend getaway

"Loved the space, loved the location! My favorite spot was the window seat! The owners were very accommodating and it was very clean and nicely decorated. Looking forward to my next stay!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

The Nest: Beautiful Apartment Style Lodging In The Heart Of Downtown Decorah
Close to trails, streams, river and downtown Decorah.
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1.94 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Nice place in Decorah

"This is a comfortable place to stay. I wish it was warmer so we could sit on the porch. Close to close streams. Only shortcomings are no dishwasher and one bath. Fireplace is nice touch."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Close to trails, streams, river and downtown Decorah.
Trout Cove Cabin - Fish, Hike & Relax all in one Setting Just North of Decorah
The price is $130 per night
6.86 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Quiet peace

"The cabin is in a perfect place for quiet relaxation. We walked down to the stream and did some fishing during the day and sat on the deck in the evening, listening to the frogs and other night sounds. Such a great get away."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Trout Cove Cabin - Fish, Hike & Relax all in one Setting Just North of Decorah
Decorah Opens May 1!
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0.3 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Great location, nice house

"Nice rehabbed older house, very comfortable, great location."…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2020

Decorah Opens May 1!
Dug Road Inn
4 out of 5
601 West Main St, Decorah, IA
The price is $139 per night
0.34 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Great place to stay

"The hosts were terrific. The inn is lovely, our room was spacious as well as our bathroom. Coffee and food in the morning were delicious and we were not hurried to leave breakfast as we were having excellent conversation with the other guests. I will definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

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Visiting Decorah

Visitors to Decorah are sure to enjoy the university setting and coffeehouses. Tourists can also enjoy the city's festivals, breweries, and museums. In Decorah, there are 30 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Decorah

Cultural venues in the city include Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum, Fayette County Historical Center & Museum, and Porter House Museum. Attractions like Decorah Bald Eagles and Decorah Fish Hatchery are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city's natural beauty is on display at Dunnings Spring Park, Echo Valley State Park, and Ice Cave Hill Park.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 30 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Decorah. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Decorah - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free Internet. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hotel Winneshiek - Our customers like the dining options and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Decorah, IA - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and quiet location.

Dressing for Decorah

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 54°F and the nighttime average to be 8°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 84°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • July through September averages 84°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 69°F during the day and 10°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Decorah is 34.72 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 11°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Decorah?
Dug Road Inn is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on reviews include Super 8 by Wyndham Cresco IA and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Decorah.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Decorah, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Decorah.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Decorah?
For more details about updating your trip to Decorah or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Decorah?
Based on reviews, Cresco Motel is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top option for your budget-friendly stay is Super 8 by Wyndham Decorah.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Decorah?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Decorah, IA is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free parking. Other good options for your family trip include Stoney Creek Inn Waukon and Super 8 by Wyndham Decorah. Attractions like Decorah Fish Hatchery and Decorah Bald Eagles are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Decorah?
Dug Road Inn is a favorite 4-star B&B for couples, and features jetted bathtubs and premium bedding.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Decorah?
Cresco Motel is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Super 8 by Wyndham Decorah and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Decorah.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Luther College?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Decorah, IA is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. It’s located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Luther College. Other good choices within 5 miles include Super 8 by Wyndham Decorah and Hotel Winneshiek.
What about the best place to stay close to Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum?
One of the top choices for your stay is Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Decorah, IA, located 12 mi (19.3 km) from Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Super 8 by Wyndham Decorah and Hotel Winneshiek are two other good options within the area.
What are some accommodations with pools in Decorah?
Quality Inn And Suites Decorah is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Boarders Inn & Suites by Cobblestone Hotels - Fayette and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Decorah.
What is the best spa hotel in Decorah?
Boarders Inn & Suites by Cobblestone Hotels - Fayette is a top spa hotel featuring an indoor pool and a bar. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub? Other popular spa hotels in Decorah include Dug Road Inn and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Decorah, IA.
What's the best accommodation near Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO)?
Days Inn by Wyndham Cedar Falls- University Plaza is one of the top choices for your stay and is a popular hotel, featuring free extended parking and free breakfast. It’s located 3 mi (4.8 km) from Waterloo Regional Airport. Other choices near the airport include Blackhawk Hotel and Lifestyle Inn Cedar Falls.

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