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Indian Hills Inn & RV Park
2 out of 5
100 Highway 34 East, Albia, IA
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The price is $72 per night
20.64 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (101 reviews)

"We stay here quite a bit. It wasn't as good as usual. We had problems with the heat. But will stay again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Indian Hills Inn & RV Park
Ellis House - "very Cute, Clean and Quaint!"
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18.53 mi from city center
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Very comfortable

"This house was very confortable and works great for our family to stay in while visiting family in the area"…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Ellis House - "very Cute, Clean and Quaint!"
Budget Inn Oskaloosa
2 out of 5
1210 A Avenue East, Oskaloosa, IA
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The price is $55 per night
22.26 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (104 reviews)

"Very clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Friendly staff. Will definitely visit again next time in area."…"

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Budget Inn Oskaloosa
Southfork Motel and Grill
2 out of 5
905 S. Washington Street, Bloomfield, IA
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The price is $83 per night
19.21 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (43 reviews)

"Great host and pleasant stay as always. I’m here every year multiple times and it has only improved which is a feat in itself. Love it! Thanks!!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2020

Southfork Motel and Grill
Super 8 by Wyndham Oskaloosa IA
2 out of 5
306 S 17th St, Oskaloosa, IA
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The price is $55 per night
22.01 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (240 reviews)
Comfortable Stay

"The room looked exactly as pictured. It was clean, the bed and pillows were comfortable, I slept well. Parking was right outside my room and it was however very noisy. but I would stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham Oskaloosa IA
Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa
2 out of 5
2823 N Court St, Ottumwa, IA
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The price is $60 per night
2.85 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (212 reviews)
Good Overnight Place to Stay

"Fine place to stay overall. My parents and I stopped here overnight on a weekend trip to Iowa from Missouri. Everything seemed fine to us overall."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa
AmericInn by Wyndham Ottumwa
2.5 out of 5
222 West Second Street, Ottumwa, IA
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The price is $85 per night
0.15 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (173 reviews)

"Enjoyed the arrangement of the king jacuzzi suite. Was very enjoyable."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Ottumwa
Hampton Inn Ottumwa
2.5 out of 5
943 N Quincy Ave, Ottumwa, IA
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The price is $99 per night
1.46 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (203 reviews)
Very Good Breakfast!

"Breakfast was awesome! Bed was very comfortable and clean room and Dining area. Fresh fruit and juices with lots of healthy options."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Hampton Inn Ottumwa
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
1315 A Avenue East, Oskaloosa, IA
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The price is $55 per night
22.24 mi from city center
3.1/5 (93 reviews)

"It was clean and easy access. Staff is very friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2019

Econo Lodge
Days Inn by Wyndham Ottumwa
2 out of 5
2824 N Court St, Ottumwa, IA
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The price is $78 per night
2.67 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (167 reviews)
Great for what I needed

"The carpet felt a little dirty walking around bare feet and there was a plastic knife in left in the corner of the room from whomever had it previously. Otherwise it was a fantastic hotel. I didn't really use any of the amenities such as pool or breakfast so I can't speak on those but it fulfilled ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

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Visiting Ottumwa

Visitors to Ottumwa are sure to enjoy the restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cathedral, university setting, and lakeside setting. In Ottumwa, there are 30 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Ottumwa

Cultural venues in the city include Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, Davis County Historical Society Museum, and Appanoose County Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Appanoose County Courthouse and St. Mary's Church. The city's natural beauty is on display at Rathbun Lake, Bradely Park, and Lake Sundown.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 30 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Ottumwa. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • AmericInn by Wyndham Fairfield - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • The Continental Hotel - Our customers like the dining options and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites Ottumwa - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Getting Around Ottumwa

If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Ottumwa Station. Ottumwa might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Ottumwa

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 56°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 13°F
  • From April to June, the average is 85°F during the day and 34°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 86°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 14°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Ottumwa is 37.09 inches
  • July and June are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 16°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ottumwa?
The Continental Hotel is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on reviews include AmericInn by Wyndham Fairfield and Belva Deer Inn.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ottumwa, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Ottumwa.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Ottumwa?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Ottumwa, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Ottumwa?
Based on reviews, SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Ottumwa is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free continental breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Econo Lodge and Super 8 by Wyndham Oskaloosa IA.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Ottumwa?
AmericInn by Wyndham Fairfield is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your family trip include Super 8 by Wyndham Centerville and Hampton Inn Ottumwa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Ottumwa?
Econo Lodge is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Cobblestone Inn & Suites - Bloomfield and Honey Creek Resort.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Rathbun Lake?
Honey Creek Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a golf course and a restaurant. It’s located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from Rathbun Lake. Other good options around the area include Super 8 by Wyndham Centerville and Westbridge Inn & Suites.
What about the best place to stay close to Monroe County Courthouse?
One of the top choices for your stay is Indian Hills Inn & RV Park, located a short 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Monroe County Courthouse, and this hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Honey Creek Resort and Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa are two other good choices within the surrounding area.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Ottumwa?
Honey Creek Resort is a top 3.5-star hotel that has a golf course and features free WiFi. You can tee off at Edmundson Golf Course during your trip.
What's the best place to stay in Ottumwa to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Ottumwa is a top 3.5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices near historic sites include Westbridge Inn & Suites and Super 8 by Wyndham Centerville. Also Appanoose County Courthouse and St. Mary’s Church are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.
What are some accommodations with pools in Ottumwa?
Quality Inn And Suites Ottumwa is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Days Inn by Wyndham Ottumwa and Westbridge Inn & Suites.
What is the best spa hotel in Ottumwa?
Indian Hills Inn & RV Park is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant and a bar. Other popular spa hotels in Ottumwa include Super 8 by Wyndham Ottumwa and AmericInn by Wyndham Fairfield.

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