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Sometimes, you want your hotel to look like all the rest. Sometimes it’s nice to know exactly what to expect from the room, down to the color of the bedding, because all the other rooms in all the other hotels of that same given hotel chain have the exact same decorative style. But sometimes it’s not. Sometimes it’s much nicer to be surprised by custom styles and period antique furniture, historic architecture, and one-of-a-kind nooks and crannies. Enter Hotel Manning in Keosauqua, Iowa.

 A lovely riverwalk runs along the Des Moines just outside the hotel, and you can also find stunning river and forest views in nearby Lacey Keosauqua State Park. For breakfast, walk a block to Misty’s Malt Shop or the Great Day Cafe. However you choose to experience Hotel Manning, you’ll walk away enriched by a visit to this Iowa landmark! To learn more or make a reservation, head to the hotel’s website here. You can also find Hotel Manning on Facebook here.

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