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Elkader Inn Motel

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Johnston, Iowa
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Basic room.The bed was comfortable and the sheets were clean but hold your nose the mold smell is overwhelming. I was stuck since my card was already charged. There was a room air purifier running in the room when I arrived and it lookedike it was from 1960 so they knew abead of time of the problem. If you dont...

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Thank Karl S
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We love to stay at Elkader Inn. It's always spotless and Dennis and Sandra are great people. We much prefer Elkader Inn to any chain motel. We enjoy the nearby restaurants and appreciate the in room coffee maker and refrigerator. We are treated like family here. We love to sit outside our room and enjoy the wonderful view and the...

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Shelburne, Vermont
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

As a constant traveler with a cheap husband (some people know what I mean) I dread every trip because that spells me complaining about everything! I am in love with this place, found it in the middle of the night and had zero expectations. Extremely clean, spotless, cute, cheap and in a beautiful setting next to a town I can't...

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1Thank Travelbuggy25
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We had to travel back to what used to be our hometown for my 45th high school class reunion so we booked our stay at Elkader Inn at Elkader, IA. We were quite impressed as this motel was the cleanest motel we have ever stayed in. We have stayed in chain motels before and were always quite bothered by the...

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4Thank Dean F
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very clean, very friendly, great view. And the price was good too. I had not planned on visiting Elkader but I could not find a room anywhere....I was pleasantly surprised by the whole town. Lady at motel had many suggestion for dinner and I took time to drive through town. I will be back for sure!

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2Thank Jean B
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Stayed one night, i was traveling for work and working in Elkader on a job, it was a hot humid day didnt feel like driving around 30 or 40 minutes away at the end of the day stopped in and had a vacancy, glad it this place is non smoking, so i checked in, wasnt expecting much but i got...

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2Thank Adam s
Rochester, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 January 2015

This Motel was very clean and tidy. We were very pleasantly surprised, as we don't often stay in small motels. The room and toiletries were basic, and the location, adjacent to a busy highway was not ideal to assure a quiet nite's rest, but we felt very comfortable in our immaculately-kept room which made our stay restful. The location was...

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4Thank auntdeb2013
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Northeast Iowa is one of the more picturesque places to visit in the Upper Midwest. In the summer, the rolling hills are lush and green; in the fall, the leaf show is spectacular. This is small town America, and there is no Hyatt or Embassy Suites to stay at. The Elkader Inn is a road-side motel which offers clean, comfortable...

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5Thank Carlz S S
Milwaukee
Reviewed 6 July 2013

My husband and I stayed in the "A Frame Cottage House" at the motel and enjoyed the serenity and peace and quiet that it has to offer. We had our own private little deck and enjoyed sitting outside viewing the surroundings. The room was very clean and the family that owns it was wonderful and very helpful. We decided that...

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5Thank Melissa776
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I checked the Tripadvisor reviews for the Elader Inn Motel and they were all positive for cleanliness...they were right! Somebody mentioned that it smells clean when you first enter the room...I agree. This was one of the cleanest motels I have stayed in. Yes, it is from the 50-70's motel era...but that's what makes it wonderful...it is simple clean and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Elkader Inn Motel

Address: 24886 Hwy 13 North, Elkader, IA 52043
Region: United States > Iowa > Elkader
Number of rooms: 14
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“Loved the sunrise when looking out of our room. Very quiet heater/ air conditioner with a very comfortable bed.”
 of 5 bubbles deanf263, 13 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles auntdeb2013, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Remember this is an older style motel...but that is what makes it charming and cozy! I did find the room excellent because it was so clean and had working wireless!!!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelThyme7, 18 Oct 2012 | Read review
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