Welcome to Hotel Manning

An historic steamboat style hotel in Keosauqua, Iowa
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Welcome to the Historic Hotel Manning.

The Hotel Manning is a community-owned boutique hotel located along the Des Moines River in downtown Keosauqua. The Hotel Manning Preservation Group welcomes you with true Midwestern Hospitality to stay awhile, relax, and enjoy.

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Hotel Manning is committed to presenting its guests with a hospitable and unforgettable experience.

Visitors can step back in time and relax among the historic treasures that distinguish the hotel, or head out to enjoy serene river views from the hotel’s wrap around patios or from the newly renovated riverside courtyard and bar.

Keosauqua is a true Midwestern small town, where folks greet you by your first name, and things slow to a relaxing pace.

Explore the town, or the outdoor activities in nearby Lacey Keosauqua State Park and Lake Sugema that make our town one of the most intriguing destinations in the Midwest. Keosauqua is located in the heart of the Villages of Van Buren County. Be sure to check out the other villages during your stay.


Choose to stay in the historic hotel, the adjacent modern motels, or riverside cabins.


Get acquainted with Keosauqua. Explore the town, go hiking, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, golfing, and more. Visit villagesofvanburen.com (external link) to learn more.


Our brand new riverside courtyard and bar are the perfect place to start or end your day.

Our History

Hotel Manning is a historic hotel located in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, United States on the banks of the Des Moines River.

The hotel’s Steamboat Gothic architecture mimics riverboats of the mid-1800s. Hotel Manning was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in April, 1973.