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Iowa’s riverfront cities along the eastern border are amazing places for a vacation, and some of them feature the best views in the Hawkeye State. As tourist destinations, these cities offer no shortage of places to sleep for the night if you’re planning an overnight stay – whether you want a luxury hotel or a rustic campground. However, to find the best hotel in Iowa, you’ll want to head to the city of Muscatine. This riverside destination, located between Davenport and Burlington, is home to The Merrill. This boutique hotel is the epitome of class and doubles as a conference hall, an event venue, and a culinary destination. It’s the perfect antidote to cookie-cutter hotels, combining rustic charm with state-of-the-art service and food. It’s booking guests for the holiday season – so why not check in today?

Have you visited The Merrill in Muscatine on the banks of the Mississippi? Let us know about your stay, and tell us your pick for the best hotel in Iowa in the comments section. You can find out more about The Merrill’s offerings on the hotel’s website and Facebook page. If you’re looking for another unique Iowa hotel experience, check out the state’s best fusion restaurant.

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