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Omaha, NE
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113 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Okay this might be a petty issue but my wife left a pillow that she uses for her neck at this motel. I have tried and tried to get them to mail it to me. I'll pay for everything but I still cannot get them to help me. I've called 4 times. Tonight I called again and was told they... More 

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Thank Huskertraveler1
HometownGueshouse, Manager at Hometown Guesthouse, responded to this review

I wish we would have been able to catch your family when you originally called. Sadly, they left without the pillow. I do have great news. The pillow you requested shipped back should be delivered today according to the shipping information that I last recieved. I apologize for the delay. This time of year it's hard for me to make... More 

West Des Moines, Iowa
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29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

We found the room to be very clean and comfortable! The staff was matter of fact but friendly. The room key is a real key, unlike the plastic security cards used by chain hotels. The TV was an old tube TV, but worked fine. The room had a small microwave and frig which was nice! We didn't try the breakfast.... More 

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HometownGueshouse, Manager at Hometown Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. It's always nice to hear from our guests. I am glad that we met your expectations and will pass your compliments on to the rest of the staff. We hope to see you again soon at Hometown Guesthouse! More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The whole experience staying at Hometown Guesthouse was excellent. The staff were very efficient and courtesy. The facilities were very clean and welcoming. The breakfast was very simple. It was a nice surprise to find a nice facility near a very small town. I would definitely stay again.

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1 Thank DubuqueFamily
HometownGueshouse, Manager at Hometown Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. I am glad to hear that we exceeded the expectations you had for small town Iowa. I look forward to the next opportunity to exceed those expectations again. By the way they do have great food across the street . Thier breakfast is my favorite! More 

Rushford, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Hometown Guesthouse was perfect for our needs. We were in the area visiting family in Cherokee and Remsen so the location was spot on between both towns. It is conveniently located right off the highway and was very clean and quiet. The room also had a refrigerator which was nice to have available. The breakfast was simple which included fruit,... More 

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HometownGueshouse, Manager at Hometown Guesthouse, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you had such a pleasant stay. I do remember your group. In fact, I had several staff members comment on what a nice, fun group you were to have with us. I know they will be delighted to hear that they made you feel at home and you will be returning. See you next time! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2013

This was a wonderful experience. We needed a place to stay near Marcus and you don't get any closer that here. Very clean, nice people, confortable rooms, and Price was great, too. A hidden gem in rural Iowa. We would definately stay there again.

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Northern Virginia
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52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2012

We were treated very well at the Hometown Guesthouse. It's a nice, new motel kept immaculately clean, with free wifi. Comfortable beds and plenty of nice soft towels. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and went above and beyond what was required to help us out. There's a simple continental breakfast included. For those wanting a bit more, a... More 

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Atkinson, Nebraska
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2011

This motel offers a clean, comfortable stay at an affordable price. You feel right at home with their friendly service. This lodging facility offers the same ammenities as most metro areas, but with small-town courtesy and price. Worth going out-of-your-way for!

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iowa native
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2009

We were visting family in the Marcus area and decided to stay at the Hometown Gusesthouse. It's only been open a year, but very nice. It has a large lobby and serves a continental breakfast. The rooms are comfortable with great beds and large soft towels. The employees are very nice & friendly. If your in the area I would... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hometown Guesthouse is a small hotel established in 2008. Hometown Guesthouse is located right on Hwy 3 on the south side of Marcus, in Cherokee County, IA.  Our hotel consists of all non-smoking rooms. Complimentary continental breakfast, WiFi access,  and comfortable beds are included with your stay. You may choose from rooms with one king size bed or two queen size beds. We have an ADA room available with a king size bed, spacious bathroom and a comfy recliner. Additionally, we offer one suite with a king size bed and large corner whirlpool tub. Our lobby is bright and airy and is furnished with two seating areas, a large flat screen TV, and a fireplace for your relaxation. We would be delighted to have you stay with us at the Hometown Guesthouse, your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hometown Guesthouse

Address: 207 Eagle Avenue, Marcus, IA 51035
Region: United States > Iowa > Marcus
Price Range: $101 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hometown Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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