Built in 1917, the six-story Hotel Ottumwa furnishes its 61 rooms with flat-panel TVs, free Wi-Fi, microwaves, coffeemakers and mini-fridges. Lunch, dinner and cocktails mix and mingle in the on-site restaurant and lounge, and limited room service is offered. Guests purchase provisions in the hotel's 24-hour convenience store. You'll also find a laundromat and 24-hour business center on-site.
Set in the heart of Ottumwa, the Hotel Ottumwa is two blocks from the Amtrak station and a five-minute walk from the Des Moines River. A half-mile stroll northeast leads to Riverside Park, Beach Ottumwa and Bridge View Center. Guests travel 17 miles to view Grant Wood's American Gothic House. Des Moines International Airport is 85 miles from the hotel.