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The main campus of Upper Iowa University is located in Fayette, Iowa. The city of Fayette is a small community in the northeastern corner of the state.

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Area Lodging

NameLocationFeaturesMiles Away from Fayette (approx.)Phone/Website
Boarders Inn & Suites

515½ W. Water St.
PO Box 459
Fayette, IA 52142
Free breakfast buffet, 100% smoke free, refrigerator in every room, microwave in every room, free high speed internet, business center, flat panel tvs, onsite convenience store, onsite exercise facility, guest laundry, iron and ironing board in every room, hair dryer in every room, indoor pool, indoor whirlpool, whirlpool suites, free weekday newspaper, in room safe, onsite lounge.0563-425-0214

888-693-8262 (toll free)

[email protected]

http://www.staycobblestone.com/ia/fayette/
Cushions Cabins Down Below900 W. Water St.
Fayette IA 52142
Two furnished cabins.0563-425-3501
563-880-0207
563-380-1461

http://www.cushionscabins.weebly.com/
The Kimball House401 S. Main Street
Fayette, IA 52142
Beautiful Victorian home in the heart of Fayette only one block from downtown & Upper Iowa University. Features an updated kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances and family room w/gas fireplace. Formal living room & dining room have original hardwood floors; upstairs has engineered hardwoods. Updated bathroom has double vanity and shower. Downstairs 1/2 bath and laundry room has sink and shower. This charming home has everything you need to make your visit to NE Iowa fantastic!0757-746-0606

www.airbnb.com/rooms/29406438?s=1
Best Rest Inn & Suites108 Hwy. 150 N
West Union, IA 52175
Free wireless internet, conference and meeting rooms, continental breakfast.8563-422-3537

http://www.bestrestinnandsuites.com/
Deer Ridge Campground13762 D Avenue
Wadena, IA 52169
8563-774-2067

http://www.deerridgecampground.net/
Mink Creek Lodge16724 Bighorn Road
Wadena, IA 52169
Four bedroom lodge with full kitchen, two dining areas, two full baths, washer/dryer, porch and deck, central air conditioning, wireless internet, cable tv, and handicapped accessible. Nearby hiking trails and trout fishing a bonus!8563-774-3055

http://www.minkcreeklodge.com/
The Elms Motel705 S. Hwy 150
West Union, IA 52175
8
563-422-3841
800-422-3843

http://elmmotel.net/
Hawkeye House B&B235 W. Main St.
Hawkeye, IA 52147
15 563-427-3787
Sumner Suites201 W. 1st Street
Sumner, IA 50674
15563-578-8418

http://www.mysumneriowa.com/sumner_suites.html
Sunset Motel1012 W. 1st St.
Sumner, IA 50674
15563-578-5432
The Corner Cottage213 W. 1st. St.
Sumner, IA 50674
An entire house is yours with this stay! Enjoy 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, dining area, and cozy living room. Single garage stall as well. 15Contact manager, Tami Egan:

563-568-9336

[email protected]
The Ice Cream Parlor & Man Cave + The Bunk House21405 175th St
Sumner, IA 50674
The parlor and man cave can accommodate 4 adults. It includes 1 private bedroom with queen sized bed, the living room has a queen sized pull out couch, plus one full bathroom kitchenette. A separate space, "The Bunk House" can accommodate 6 additional guests including 1 room with two sets of Amish-built cedar post bunk beds which will sleep 4 as well as living area with a pull out couch. The game room includes foosball and air hockey. Outdoor area features fire pit. 15Contact owner Mike Potratz:

319-404-2183

[email protected]
The Brick City Inn120 Mill St.
Clermont, IA 52135
18563-423-5976
Boulders Inn and Suites421 Rock Island Road
Oelwein, IA 50662
18319-238-8194

[email protected]

https://www.bouldersinnandsuites.com/hotel/14/Oelwein_Iowa
Park View Motel2508 S. Frederick Ave.
Oelwein, IA 50662
10% discount for seniors and military with online coupon.18319-283-3622
Super 8210 10th St. (HWYS. 150 & 3)
Oelwein, IA 50662
Free wireless internet, pool, continental breakfast.18319-283-2888
Superline: 800-800-8000

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/super-8
The Shady Rest Guesthouse1658 US Hwy 52
Calmar, Iowa
25 563-379-4132

http://shadyrestguesthouse.wixsite.com/shadyrest-guesthouse
Lavender Fields Inn Bed & Breakfast103 West North Street
Calmar, IA 52132
Built in 1885, this beautiful Victorian farmhouse has been tastefully renovated keeping original features while updating to modern conveniences. There are four charming guest rooms decorated in rustic farmhouse style, all with private bathrooms, showers and free toiletries. WiFi. 25 507.458.5667
[email protected]

www.lavenderfieldsinn.com
The Farmhouse B&B2866 270th St.
Fredericksburg, IA 50630
25 563-237-5969
Franklin Hotel102 Elkader
Strawberry Point, IA 52076
25 563-933-4788
Ivy Rose Inn B&B624 Commercial St.
Strawberry Point, IA 52076
non-smoking rooms only.25 563-933-4485
Country Inn & Suites1202 Highway 9 West
Decorah, IA 52101
35+
563-382-9646
800-456-4000
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott2041 Iowa State Highway 9
Decorah, IA 52101
35+563-382-8800

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lsefd-fairfield-inn-and-suites-decorah/
Quality Inn & Suites705 Commerce Dr.
Decorah, IA 52101
35+563-382-2269
800-334-3277
Hotel Winneshiek104 E. Water St.
Decorah, IA 52101
35+563-382-4164
Super 8Highway 9 East
Decorah, IA 52101
35+563-382-8771
Superline: 800-800-8000
Rush Park Motel1810 1st St. West
Independence, IA 50644
35+319-334-2577
800-429-2577 (reservations only)
Super 82000 1st St. West
Independence, IA 50644
35+319-334-7041
Superline: 800-800-8000
Holiday Shores Motel110 Front St.
McGregor, IA 52157
35+563-873-3449
Hampton Inn Waterloo2034 La Porte Road
Wateroo, IA 50702
Heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub. Guest rooms and suites with microwaves and mini-refrigerators. Accessible rooms available.35+319-233-2044

http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/iowa/hampton-inn-waterloo-ALOIAHX/index.html

 

Area Restaurants

NameCuisinePrice RangeBeverageSpecialtiesLocation
Meatzy's Deli SandwichesLowSoda
Fayette
515 W. Water St.
(Hwys. 150 and 93)
Shrubb's Street EateryGourmet flatbreads, tacos, burritos, pizzasModerateSoda & BeerFresh local ingredients

https://www.facebook.com/ShrubbsStreetEatery/
Fayette
128 S. Main Street
DT’s Pub & Primetime PizzaBurgers, wings, pizza, chiliSoda & BeerBig-screen TVsFayette
Main Street
Barrel Drive Inn
Broasted chicken, homemade onion rings, hamburgers, tacos, sundaes & cones
LowSoda, Shakes
Seasonal
drive-in, carry out. Good old-fashioned carhop service. Open March-Oct.
West Union
Hwy. 150
China KitchenExtensive Chinese menu, lunch buffet; closed Monday
Lunch specials and buffet; dinner up to 12.95
West Union
S. Vine Street
Dairy QueenBurgers, Fast FoodLowSoda, ShakesIce CreamWest Union
Hwy. 18
HardeesBurgers, Fast FoodLow
Soda
West Union
Hwy. 150
SubwaySandwichesLow
Soda
West Union
Hwy. 150
Dairy QueenBurgers, Fast FoodLowSoda, ShakesOpen year roundOelwein
7th St.
First GardenChinese Restaurant, sit-down dining
Soda
Oelwein
Frederick Ave.
Las FloresMexican/sit-down diningSoda, Beer, MargaritasOelwein
Frederick Ave.
McDonaldsBurgers, Fast FoodLowSoda, ShakesOelwein
1st Ave.
Pizza HutPizza, Pasta, Wings
Moderate

Soda
Oelwein
Charles St.
Pizza RanchBuffet: Pizza, Chicken, Salad Bar
Soda
Oelwein
1st Ave. SE
SubwaySandwichesLow
Soda
Oelwein
Charles St.

 

Campsites

Campsites are available at the Volga Lake Recreation Area just north of Fayette and at Klock’s Island on the west edge of Fayette. Stop in at the Fayette County Tourism building, located at the junction of Hwys 150 & 93, or call (563) 425-4447 for more information.

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