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Does Bamboo Toilet Paper Make the Grade?

September 29, 2019 • By Emily

Next time you visit Hotel Grinnell, you’ll be using bamboo when you go to the ‘loo.  You read that right, Hotel Grinnell is going 100% tree-free with its toilet paper and facial tissues starting October 1st.  By making this switch, Hotel Grinnell will save up to 17 trees a year!  Bamboo is harvest ready in about 3 months, while trees can take more than 20 years to fully…

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A Periodic Table Experiment

September 27, 2019 • By Emily

The Periodic Table, inside Hotel Grinnell, is conducting a six-month experiment with a pop-up restaurant.  Cilino’s, a generational, home-style cooking Italian restaurant will be taking over The Periodic Table in November. Many of you know Angela Harrington, co-owner and operator of Hotel Grinnell and her instrumental pivotal work with Iowa’s Best Bite Competition while she was with the Grinnell Chamber. That competition resulted in…

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Top Three Reasons to Get Married in A Boutique Hotel (According to Us)

December 28, 2017 • By Emily

Love is in the air! Or in the water… or, maybe just all over social media. Either way it’s peak engagement season and there seems to be a newly engaged couple around every corner. If you’re one of those lucky couples, we know you’ve got a big day to plan, so we recommend that you start small, at a boutique hotel. We’ll tell you why:

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Community Events

We host a variety events at Hotel Grinnell, but that only scratches the surface of the fun to be had! Check out the community calendar for happenings around town during your stay.
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Make Your Own Fun

Get out and explore the Grinnell community! Take a look at our recommendations for the best places to seek out.