Iowa Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers Association

P. O. Box 171, Spencer , Iowa 51301
  • Introduction

    Bed and Breakfast Association of IowaThe premier Bed and Breakfast Association of Iowa invites you to experience Iowa hospitality at its finest. The bed and breakfast Inns pictured on our listing radiate the unique style of the innkeeper, the Top Quality* standards of IBBIA membership, and inviting hospitality. Stays that are comfortable, inspiring, and unforgettable.

    Iowa offers endless entertainment and activities for all ages. From a Riverboat Cruise to a horse-drawn carriage ride to nature walks on the prairie; from fine art exhibits to golfing, biking, tennis, hunting, fishing, and sailing. Iowa winter visitors also enjoy skiing in the Fun Valley Ski area located just 2 miles SW of Montezuma just off Hwy 63. It is within 60 miles of Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Ottumwa and Marshalltown. The Clay County Fair in Spencer, Iowa, is the country's largest agricultural fair. It is an annual September event.

    Iowa offers it all; as well as premier accommodations throughout our rural villages at any one of the lovely Bed & Breakfast properties listed on this Web site. Choose from over eighty-five fine bed and breakfasts offering a variety of settings, interesting architectural styles, and nearby activities. You'll even find corporate retreats that can furnish up to 14 bedrooms in one location.

    We offer romantic getaways, farm stays, historic homes and rustic retreats, so fall in love with Iowa at a member Bed and Breakfast Inn. All of our members are inspected and approved. We trust that your visit will bring you back again and again to the never-ending beauty of Iowa.

    Click Here to Download a complimentary copy of the IBBIA printed directory.

    Give the Gift of Travel. Click Here for Information on purchasing a Gift Certificate.

    Click Here To Order Our New Cookbook or Our Guide to Opening and Operating a B&B!

    *This seal signifies that the Iowa Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Association has been affiliated with the Professional Association of Innkeepers International for 20+ years.

    Here is the most exciting launch of membership benefits we've ever offered:

    • Blast-of-Color Printed Directory
    • Regular Workshop Programs
    • IBBIA Web site advancements are on-going
    • Improve your web site by our professional designers... priced just right
    • List your inn on all 6 IBBIA Web sites
    • Market your inn 24/7 on our highly ranked Inn Traveler's Blog
    • All to benefit your B&B business. You can't afford not to belong to Iowa's Premier Innkeeper's Association!

    Additional Benefits

    • Affiliation with PAL* Awarded Top Quality B&B Association, every member inspected and approved.
    • Full-color printed IBBIA Brochure (20,000 copies printed), marketed at Iowa Welcome Centers, Iowa State Fair, Legislative
    • Showcase Night to name a few.
    • Toll free phone number for public to request complimentary brochures and information.
    • IBBIA advertises and sells gift certificates.
    • Inn Touch Bulletins - to keep you informed.
    • Volunteer Host Program allows you to stay at other B&Bs at a discounted rate.
    • Information on bargain products and services recommended by members.
  • Northwest Iowa

    Check out the Northwest Iowa members (grouped by location) listed below

    Albert City

    • Camp Bean Bed & Breakfast


    • Hearten Bed and Breakfast

    Arnolds Park

    • Okoboji Country Inn Bed & Breakfast


    • Adams Street Bed & Breakfast


    • Prairie Path Lodge

    Clear Lake

    • Blessing On Main
    • Dickson’s Landing
    • Larch Pine Inn


    • Hartwig House Inn
    • Providence Inn Bed & Breakfast


    • Queen Marie Victorian B & B

    Forest City

    • Elderberry Inn


    • The Prairie Cottage


    • The Old Bank Winery & Inn

    Lake Park

    • Engel's Lakeside Bed and Breakfast


    • Aunt Reba's Bed & Breakfast

    Linn Grove

    • Innspiration Inn Bed and Breakfast

    Mason City

    • The Decker House


    • Hattie Grace Boarding House - A Bed & Breakfast


    • The Wild Rose Inn of Okoboji


    • Halderwood Farms Bed & Breakfast


    • Hannah Marie Country Inn

    Spirit Lake

    • Kingman Place Bed & Breakfast

    Storm Lake

    • Metcalf House Bed & Breakfast


    • Gin's Inn

    West Bend

    • The Living Vine Bed & Breakfast

    West Lake Okoboji

    • Okoboji Country Inn Bed & Breakfast


  • Southeast Iowa

    Check out the Southeast Iowa members (grouped by location) listed below


    • The Main Guest Haus

    Ft. Madison

    • Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inn
    • The Manor


    • Arbor Inn


    • Aerie Glen Bed & Breakfast
    • La Corsette Maison Inn


    • McNeill Stone Mansion

    Prairie City

    • Country Connection Bed & Breakfast
  • Southwest Iowa

    Check out the Southwest Iowa members (grouped by location) listed below


    • Timberpine Lodge Bed & Breakfast


    • Harrisdale Homestead Bed & Breakfast


    • Paiges Of Thyme


    • Pheasant Field Farms & Lodge, Inc.

    Coon Rapids

    • White Rock Resort

    Council Bluffs

    • River of Glory Country Retreat

    Dallas Center

    • Yellow Swan Bed & Breakfast


    • Back Inn Time Bed and Breakfast

    Guthrie Center

    • Prairie View Bed and Breakfast


    • Garden & Galley Bed and Breakfast


    • Maple Street Bed & Breakfast

    Mount Ayr

    Red Oak

    • Cabin by the Creek

    Shannon City

    • Timberview Bed & Breakfast


    • Denise's Sweet Retreat
  • Northeast Iowa

    Check out the Northeast Iowa members (grouped by location) listed below


    • Potters Mill

    Charles City

    • Sherman House Bed & Breakfast


    • Dug Road Inn


    • Barn on the Bluff
    • Cedar Street Suites


    • Farm House B&B & Winery


    • The Red Brick Inn Bed & Breakfast


    • Country Heritage Inn

    Iowa Falls

    • Bed & Breakfast of Cabin Cove
    • River's Bend Bed & Breakfast


    • Our Tara Inn

    Lost Nation

    • The Gardner House


    • Historic Lincoln Hotel B&B


    • Loy's Farm Bed & Breakfast


    • Eagles Landing Bed & Breakfast


    • Squiers Manor Bed and Breakfast


    • Big Red Barn B&B


    • Hickory Ridge Bed Breakfast and Bridle
    • The Stauer House Bed and Breakfast


    • The Barrett House

    St. Ansgar

    • Blue Bell Inn B&B and Tea Room


    • The Black Horse Inn


    • The Lion & The Lamb Bed & Breakfast
  • Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through Iowa

    Our IBBIA Cookbook Makes The Perfect Gift!

    2nd Edition of an outstanding cookbook filled with recipes using Iowa produced products. All B&B recipes are from inns that are members of the Iowa Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers Association.

    You'll also find recipes and cooking resources and tips from the Iowa Egg Council, the Iowa Beef Industry Council, the Iowa Pork Producers Association, the Bureau of Horticulture and Farmers Markets in Iowa and the popular Iowa magazine, Make Mine Wine.

    Call 712-580-4242 to Order Your Copy OR

    Click on "BuyNow" to purchase this book directly
    from IBBIA and Request an Author Autographed Copy





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    and Operating a B&B Now!

    Have you often dreamed of opening and operating your own bed and breakfast inn? Creating a romantic and comfortable retreat for travelers? Meeting new people from all corners of the world? Now is the time to take that first step toward your dream. Inn specialist and marketing expert, Amelia Painter, helps you avoid obstacles and gets you on the right marketing track online in her new book. This book is a "MUST READ" for anyone desiring to market a B&B on the Internet!

    To purchase a copy autographed by the author call 800-888-4667 or click on the "Buy Now" button below.

    Call 712-580-4242 to Order Your Copy OR

    Click on "BuyNow" to purchase this book directly
    from IBBIA and Request an Author Autographed Copy


  • Gift Certificates

    Select from over 85 Inspected and Approved Inns - We've Made it Easy!

    Just call 800-888-INNS (1-800-888-4667) with your credit card number or send your check to:

    Iowa Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers Association
    P.O. Box 171
    Spencer, IA 51301

    Please include your address, phone number, and the name, address of your recipient. We'll do the rest.

    • Cleanliness
    • Cozy comforts
    • Full breakfasts
    • Garden delights
    • Attentive service
    • Top Quality* Hospitality

    Our bed and breakfasts are full of these treasured moments.
    Come, for more awaits you.

    CALL 1-800-888-INNS (4667)

    Thank you from the IBBIA Innkeepers

    *In 2000, IBBIA was awarded the prestigious national PAL Award for Top Quality Standards. Our fine Iowa Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Association is one of an elite group of 23 state B&B associations having top B&B industry standards of every member inspected every two years.