Step Back in Time. Our spacious lobby with it's 14-foot ceilings, original pine woodwork and antique fixtures, hosted the hotel's inaugural ball the blustery night of April 27, 1899. It was here that 300 guests assembled and the young "tripped the lights fantastic" to the strains of Schubert's Mandolin Orchestra of Ottumwa. The room features a priceless Vose rosewood grand piano, a specially commissioned grandfather clock, and outstanding examples of early pine and oak furniture.
We will be serving Sunday Buffet 11-2 starting May 9 through October 10, 2010. Call ahead for reservations!
One Night or Two. Or More. We'll put you up handsomely in one of our eighteen attractive antique-filled rooms and treat you to a full country breakfast. We offer you old-fashioned comfort at down-home prices. If you prefer television, you may want to stay in our modern Riverview Inn. Among our famous guests was American-born T. S. Eliot. The poet signed the Manning register September 13, 1919. We look forward to having you sign in.
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