The Blackhawk Hotel, listed
in the National Register
of Historic Places, is the oldest continuously-operating
hotel site in Iowa and is conveniently located in historic downtown
During the renovation of the Blackhawk we have
taken great pains to retain the historic character of the original
building while offering the modern conveniences of a refined hotel.
Motels just don’t have the location nor offer the ambience
of a true “Hotel”.
From the time you enter the lobby of the Blackhawk Hotel you instantly
become comfortable with the surroundings and feel transported into
a past time when the world moved slower and life was less complex.
Rest assured though, we have spent over a million dollars in renovations
to assure your personal satisfaction and a true “historic
We are steps from the lush Cedar River Valley and all the recreational
activities it offers. We are also minutes from the University
of Northern Iowa Campus if you are coming to town to take in an athletic
event or attend one of the many cultural events which are offered
throughout the year.
The Blackhawk Hotel is a smoke-free facility offering a wide variety
of accommodations ranging from standard mid-priced rooms to one,
two and three-room luxury suites (pictured) furnished with authentic
antiques, marble and granite baths with Jacuzzi tubs, luxury linens,
tv/dvd players, wet bars with beverage centers, wireless high-speed
internet and much more. Check out our base
room rates and descriptions – there’s
something for everyone.
We offer accessible rooms, and we accept all
major credit cards and honor various discount programs.
The "MOD" BlackHawk
Hotel Motor Lodge
Our newest lodging experience directly
behind The Historic BlackHawk Hotel is for the traveler who enjoys
a more modern room setting. The fifteen completely-renovated rooms
are furnished with sleek platform king beds, "mod" lighting
and furniture, wall-mount flat-screen TVs, "retro" look
carpet and bedding, as well as cable TV, high-speed wireless internet
capability and free parking. Each "motor lodge" guest
will enjoy the same amenities of the hotel including business center
and fitness facilities located in hotel building.