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4.3 out of 5

"I thought it was a beautiful clean and friendly hotel with wonderful amenities including a bar/restaurant, bikes and wonderful breakfast bar. We will ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 20 Nov 2019

Hotel Description

3.5-star golf hotel with free breakfast

In Grinnell

You'll be steps from Central Park and a 5-minute walk from Faulconer Gallery. Also, Grinnell College is within half a mile (1 km) and UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center is within 2 miles (3 km).

Renovated in 2017

This hotel features a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free on-the-go breakfast each morning.

Free Internet, comfy beds

The 45 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as comfy beds. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include room service and Egyptian cotton sheets.

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$144* Per night/room Apr 14 - Apr 15

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Suite, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Grinnell ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Grinnell

Everyone (3) Family (3)
5 out of 5
I thought it was a beautiful clean and friendly hotel with wonderful amenities including a bar/restaurant, bikes and wonderful breakfast bar. We will definitely be coming back when we are in Grinnell.

Posted by on Nov 20, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 20, 2019 by -Leslie

We appreciate you taking time to write such an awesome review and for giving us a strong rating! We look forward to seeing you for your next visit to Grinnell. Thank you!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 3, 2019 by -Leslie

It looks like you had a great stay! Thank you for taking time to give us a wonderful rating. We hope you come stay with us again.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 29, 2019 by -Leslie, Hotel Grinnell

Thank you for your 5 star review! :)

1 out of 5
With my intenarary number ,she said swiped declinedmy card

Posted by , from Newton,iowa on Apr 22, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 6, 2019 by -Leslie

Thank you for your feedback. Please give us a call so that we can update your credit card information and reserve your room!

5 out of 5
The hotel has beautiful bikes available to ride around town and campus.

Posted by on Apr 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 24, 2019 by Leslie

We love our bikes and are happy you love them, too! Definitely a great way to get around Grinnell, on the college campus and otherwise. Thank you for your 5 star review!

4 out of 5
I liked the modern style of the hotel. I didn't like that I had no hot water for my shower after running the water for over 10 minutes.

Posted by on Feb 17, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 10, 2019 by Leslie

Thank you for your feedback! We will look into how we can prevent the water from taking time to warm up! We appreciate you staying at Hotel Grinnell and hope you will come again soon.

5 out of 5
Awesome hotel in every way. Beautiful room and bath. Lovely linens. Morning breakfast included fresh cinnamon rolls from local bakery Great location easy walking distance to great little downtown area and town park. Also close to Grinnell College.

Posted by on Jun 24, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 30, 2018 by Amelia

It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again, soon.

Property Features

Hotel Grinnell offers its guests a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. There's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Grinnell. You'll have access to the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Hotel Grinnell was completed in August 2017. This 3.5-star Grinnell hotel is smoke free.

  • 45 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1921
  • To-go breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Des Moines International Airport (DSM) (95.6 km / 59.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Grinnell offers 45 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and bathrobes. These individually decorated accommodations include desks. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Grinnell hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Netflix
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique decor
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free on-the-go breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages and Swedish massages.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM.
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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 and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.