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The Continental

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Enjoy historic charm and small-town warmth at our modern boutique hotel. With a classic restaurant and bar on site, free WiFi for hotel guests, and a location at the heart of the historic Centerville, Iowa town square, The Continental Hotel is a hidden gem in southern Iowa.
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Restaurant
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
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Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Accessible rooms
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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All reviews an executive suite separate bedroom historic hotel town square small town bed was comfortable lilly lodging radiator internet noise accommodations
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

We staying in the two room suite. The room was very nice and clean. My only complaint was the VERY loud banging pipes connected to the old radiator system that kept us awake until I bothered (I felt like she was annoyed with me) the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Matthew B
Response from Alison F, Manager at The ContinentalResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, Matthew. Our historic hotel does still rely on a boiler system for our main source of heat, and the banging noise is caused by air bubbles trapped in the water--something that will happen unpredictably even with regular maintenance. I apologize...More

Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Stopped into Lucille’s for a drink. The place was packed with locals and travelers. Sat at the bar and was pleasantly surprised to get a great pour from a friendly bartender. The atmosphere was upbeat and the place looked great. Lilly, the GM was making...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Sedenia
Response from Alison F, Manager at The ContinentalResponded January 22, 2018

We're glad you had a good time the other night! Thanks so much for stopping in. We look forward to having you again, too!

Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

This historic hotel has been restored and it is very charming. I believe it was built in the 1800s. The charm is still very much there. They did a great job on the restoration. We had a suite which was very comfortable. The furnishings were...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Jackie W
Response from Alison F, Manager at The ContinentalResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you for the review, Jackie. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! We are working on getting the Internet "up to speed" for our guests and hope you'll notice an improvement on your next visit.

Reviewed July 15, 2017

A wonderful experience. Staying at the Continental Hotel in Centerville is like stepping back into the good old days. A great experience staying at a well restored hotel of yesteryear,waking up in a comfortable bed; then a shower with such soft water and wiping down...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank 949als
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The hotel is great for get away. It provides first class lodging in a thriving small town near lakes and other recreational areas. The restaurant provides great home cooked meals and desserts. The bar and front porch areas allow space for socializing and relaxing. I...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank kmm0313
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Kitty M
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Response from AlisonF1792 | Property representative |
Hi Kitty- Thanks for going to the extra effort to try to share your thoughts! You should see a "write a review" button on our main page. Sorry, Trip Advisor won't let me message a direct link! We appreciate your feedback... More
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"202 is the loud pipe room"
B1336CHmatthewb
Mar. 26, 2018
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"Higher floors were pretty much all renovated. 2nd floor not so uch"
agnewre2016
May 20, 2015
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"Back of the hotel!"
susan8753
Apr. 17, 2015
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"Street side on 3rd floor was bright and sunny during the day and very quiet at night."
Kshawkins58
Sep. 2, 2014
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PRICE RANGE
US$132 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesIowaCenterville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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