Hotel Nauvoo

The historic Hotel Nauvoo inn and restaurant, operated for four generations by the Kraus family, houses artfully appointed guest rooms in the style of the approximately 175 year-old building without sparing any modern convenience. This famous building dates back to the Mormon period of Nauvoo history, built in part by J. J. Brendt, a Latter Day Saint, and completed by Adam Swartz, a German immigrant.
Historic Hotel Nauvoo is located in the heart of Nauvoo's attractions. We are only one block from Nauvoo's Temple Square in an ideal location amidst the quaint Nauvoo shops that will allow you to spend time enjoying the simpler things in life. Overnight room guests receive a 25% breakfast discount at our Grandpa John's Cafe. Tour the more than forty recreated historic sites and wander down to the Nauvoo Historical Society Weld House Museum for an overview of area history.

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Latitude: 40.549477 Longitude: -91.382075 Elevation: 654 ft
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Lodging Style and Amenities

The winding walnut staircase leads you to the eight beautifully restored guest rooms. Two suites have ample room for the entire family. Six others with queen or full size beds. Enjoy all the modern luxuries in historic ambiance. All rooms feature private bath, phone, cable TV, and free wireless Internet access. The Hotel Nauvoo is located in the heart of all of Nauvoo's attractions; within one block from Nauvoo's city park and walking distance from downtown shops, historic Nauvoo, and Nauvoo's Temple Square. The Hotel is also only a short walk from the Nauvoo Pageant. There is plenty of off street parking and all rooms are non-smoking, AAA approved, comfortable, and extra clean. We have a hospitality area, and use the highest quality mattresses to help ensure a good night's sleep.

Come to Hotel Nauvoo for our famous dinner buffet with award winning specialties. The food is bountiful and delightful; the service, impeccable. Each dining room reflects a different era of Nauvoo's rich history. We also have a full menu (pdf) for those who prefer to dine a la carte.

Additional Services and Amentities Available

All rooms are non-smoking. Sorry, but we do not allow pets or cooking in the rooms. All overnight rooms at Hotel Nauvoo are on the second floor, and no elevator is available. First floor rooms with very convenient parking are available at the Motel Nauvoo and the Nauvoo Cottage, although none of the rooms at any location are handicap-equipped.

Check-in time is 3:00 PM, and check-out time 11:00 AM.

Cancellation of any room(s) reserved for one or more days during the month of July of 2017 must be made at least seven (7) days in advance of scheduled check-in. Otherwise, you will be charged the full amount of your scheduled stay. Cancellation of any room(s) reserved for any other date must be made at least 72 hours in advance of scheduled check-in to avoid being charged for the first night of your scheduled stay. We have a limited number of rooms available and don't want to turn away guests unnecessarily. This policy is similar to the cancellation policies of many overnight establishments. Thank you for your understanding.
Lodging at all locations is open year-round. Reservations are available in person at the Hotel Nauvoo front desk or by telephone only. For additional information, please call (217) 453-2211 or contact us online.

Daily housekeeping is included in the room rate, and there is daily on-site management.
Rates for unconfirmed rooms are subject to change without notice.

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Driving Directions

The Hotel Nauvoo is located on Nauvoo's Mulholland street, the main street of the downtown. Coming in to Nauvoo on Highway 96, simply remain on the highway until you see the Hotel Nauvoo sign.

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Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Dining Room Hours for 2017:
Always open Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 4:30 PM.
Always open Sundays from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
The Dining Rooms are closed on Mondays.

Accessibility Notes

The dining rooms at Hotel Nauvoo are handicapped accessible. The guest rooms are unfortunately not accessible. 

First floor rooms with very convenient parking are available, although none of the rooms at any location are handicap-equipped.

Pet Friendly Notes

We kindly ask for no pets.

Seasons Open

March through November

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