Hotel Grinnell Matches Room Rates to the Temperature

November 27, 2019 • By Emily

 Room Rates Drop with the Temperature This Winter

For those ready to brave the cold this winter, Hotel Grinnell is offering a special promotion.  The hotel is matching the rates to the temperatures this winter through their “Frigid Friday” promotion. When guests book a two-night stay during any weekend from December 1, 2019 through March 1, 2020, guests pay the temperature on Friday for that night’s stay.


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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.

Make Your Own Fun

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