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Overview of Decker Hotel

Decker Hotel

2.5 star property
Historic hotel in Maquoketa with restaurant and bar/lounge

8.9/10 Superb

89 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
128 N. Main St, Maquoketa, IA, 52060
Main amenities
  • 17 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting room
For families
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Cable TV service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Indoor pool
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Maquoketa Caves State Park - 11 min drive
  • Mississippi River - 26 min drive
  • Crystal Lake Cave - 32 min drive
  • Julien Dubuque Bridge - 34 min drive
  • Mercy Medical Center - 35 min drive
  • National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium - 35 min drive
  • Riverboat Museum - 35 min drive
  • Five Flags Center - 35 min drive
  • Grand River Center - 35 min drive
  • Port of Dubuque Marina - 36 min drive
  • Diamond Jo Casino - 35 min drive

Getting around

  • Dubuque, IA (DBQ-Dubuque Regional) - 27 min drive

About this property

Decker Hotel

At Decker Hotel, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Maquoketa Caves State Park. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Decker House Restaurant , which serves American cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this historic hotel include a bar/lounge, and rooms offer flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Fellow travelers say good things about the comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 17 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Sunday - Thursday (6:00 AM - 10:00 PM) and Friday - Saturday (6:00 AM - 5:30 AM)
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • 1 per room (up to 55.12 lbs)


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free offsite parking within 200 ft
  • Street parking available

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

What to do

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Water tubing nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • Dry cleaning/laundry services


  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • 9 holes of golf


  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Decker House Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per day


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per accommodation, per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.


This property accepts credit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

Decker Hotel Maquoketa
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Decker Maquoketa
Decker Hotel 1875 Maquoketa, Iowa
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8/10 Very good

It was good Sunday brunch was amazing
Summer, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I arrived very well past midnight but was greeted by the very friendly Nathan, who didn't even look tired. The hotel was gorgeous, I wish I would have been able to stay long enough to enjoy it fully. I'll be back the next time I'm working in Iowa!
Caitlin, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Ken, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

BRIAN J., 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful nicely restored hotel. Nice bar in basement. Buffet breakfast was awesome!
Bonnie, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Go. Often. You won't be disappointed.
Our stay was amazing. Paige at the front desk and Lesley in the dining room were phenomenal and were both the epitome of hospitality. Nathan and everyone at The Decker brought back the home in my hometown
Sheryl, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Decker Hotel was a pleasant historic venue.
Vickie, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Antique building and fixtures, upkept beautiful! Best brunch, for free! Everyone was so friendly.
NIcole, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Our breakfast was fantastic! Staff great! We would like a light to read by.
Daleth, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A great "old-timey" feel!!
Daniel, 1-night family trip
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