The Dessel Street Guest House is a two-story, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home located in Ossian, Iowa. We are a short 15 minute drive from Decorah, Iowa.
This home has three bedrooms to choose from on the second floor and sleeps 6. Bedrooms one and two have pillow top queen-sized beds, bedroom three has a full-sized bed. There is a full bathroom on the first and second floor. For your convenience we provide a washer and dryer on the first level; complementary laundry soap is provided. All linens and bath towels are provided.
The fully-equipped kitchen has everything you need to prepare and serve meals. We also provide dish soap, tinfoil, paper towels, trash bags, dish towels etc. Appliances include refrigerator, stove, microwave and dishwasher. There is a large table that seats 10 in the dining room to accommodate your group large or small. Off the dining room you will find a deck with table and chairs for alfresco dining or your morning coffee. You will find locally roasted coffee in our coffee bar area. Our living room has large comfy leather furniture. Step through the first floor living room into a relaxing three-season porch.
Our finished basement has tables and chairs for 24 people making this an ideal option for family reunions, retreats, meetings etc.
An attached two-stall garage is available for your use during your stay.
Come and enjoy northeast Iowa! We are a short 15 minute drive to Decorah, Iowa which has been recognized as one of the prettiest towns in the country by Forbes magazine and in the top 25 safest cities in Iowa.
Decorah area attractions include:
Nationally recognized Toppling Goliath Brewery (10-15 min away, shuttle available)
Pulpit Rock Brewery
Gourmet coffee houses
Trout Run Trail
Decorah Eagles/Fish Hatchery
Oneota Food Coop
Winneshiek Farmer’s Market
Vesterheim Norwegian Museum
Van Peenen hiking/mountain bike trails
Decorah Ice Cave State Preserve
Dunning's Spring Park
Panoramic views Phelps or Palisades Park
Kayaking/canoeing/tubing on the Upper Iowa River
Trout stream/river fishing
Cross country skiing
We are also a 35 minute drive to the Mississippi River area attractions (Harpers Ferry, McGregor, Prairie du Chien, Marquette).