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Ottumwa's broad range of meeting amenities begin with a state-of-the-art, 92,000-square-foot convention center, a full-service hotel with ballroom, and a whole host of other venues. Check out the Easy Reference Grid or open the Print-Friendly Listing for at-a-glance reference information on Ottumwa's meeting places.

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AmericInn of Ottumwa | View on Grid
222 W Second St [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-8222
Conveniently located in downtown Ottumwa, the AmericInn has a Grant Wood-themed meeting room which can accommodate up to 30 people. Travelers can stay in one of the 54 well-appointed rooms and suites. The property is a short distance from two other popular meeting venues, Hotel Ottumwa and Bridge View Center.
Bridge View Center | View on Grid
102 Church St [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 684-7000
With a total of 92,000-square-feet, Bridge View offers both space and versatility. The center has six break out spaces, each able to seat 100. Five of these can be combined in different configurations allowing the ability to scale the meeting space to your needs. The exposition hall divides into three 10,000 sq ft. sections each able to handle up to 500 guests for a banquet or function. Thirty-two feet high ceilings allow large exhibits and equipment to be easily displayed, and access is convenient through a drive-in dock and two semi-trailer bays. Bridge View's theater is the perfect location for general sessions and lectures. With its state of the art multi-format video projection and sound system, the theater is ready to take your presentation to the next level. On-site catering is available for all food and beverage needs. In addition, Bridge View is conveniently located off US Highway 34 with ample parking.
Hampton Inn Ottumwa | View on Grid
943 Quincy Ave [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 814-8888
Ottumwa's newest property opened in April 2012 a short distance from the Quincy Place Mall south of US Highway 34. The 77-room hotel has a 588-square-foot meeting room available rental by its overnight guests. The meeting space offers wireless high-speed Internet and flexible set-up options whether theater-style, hollow-square, or classroom. The hotel is also a short distance from Bridge View Center.
Hotel Ottumwa | View on Grid
107 E Second St [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-8051
The historic 1917 hotel provides value and service with 7,000 feet of flexible meeting space with amenities including high-speed Internet access. The Grand Ballroom features hardwood maple floors, crystal chandeliers, 17-foot ceilings, and a built-in sound system. The mezzanine level outside the ballroom works for casual dining or a reception area, while six additional meeting rooms can each accommodate groups of 10 to 100. In addition, it offers 61 guest rooms, the Second Street Cafe, and Tom Tom Tap as the city's only full-service hotel.
KD Center | View on Grid
300 KD Ave [Map]
Eldon, IA 52544
(641) 652-3365
The center was renovated 1991-92 as area residents came together to save a building which was on the brink of demolition. Located one block south of Highway 16, the space is used for festivals, events, and meetings with a shelter house adjacent to the center. The center comes with chairs and tables.
Oak Meadows Delight Bed & Breakfast | View on Grid
2814 Oak Meadow Dr [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-0580
Unlike many bed and breakfast inns, Oak Meadow Delight has a meeting room, The Harvest Room, with 900 square feet. The space is appropriate for wedding dinners, family reunions, and company meetings. Depending on the need, groups can use an outside caterer. In addition, the inn features a terraced garden with a waterfall and patio area for outside functions.
Quality Inn | View on Grid
125 W Joseph Ave [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-8526
Just off of Business Highway 63 in north Ottumwa, the Quality Inn features a 400 square-foot meeting room which can accommodate varying numbers in differing layouts: 42 in theater, 28 in classroom, or 10 in boardroom. The space comes equipped with tables, chairs, free Wi-fi and complimentary coffee station. It also has 82 guest rooms.
Railroad Clubhouse | View on Grid
210 1/2 W Main St [Map]
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 682-8676
The Wapello County Historical Society makes the Railroad Clubhouse available for private or public events located adjacent to the Wapello County Historical Museum. The clubhouse has a 25-foot by 50-foot room. It comes with an ADA bathroom, kitchen area with stove, refrigerator, and sink, along with a walk-in closet for coats. The space also has 15 eight-foot tables, 120 padded chairs, and audio/visual equipment such as an Epson projector and pull-down screen. Events of four hours or less, the use fee is $200 plus $50 deposit. Events of five hours or more, the fee is $250 plus $50 deposit. The deposit is returned once the clubhouse is inspected with no damage identified. Beer and wine are allowed, but liquor is not. There is no smoking on property. The clubhouse does have heating and cooling. For additional details or to reserve the space, contact the Wapello County Historical Society at the phone number provided.
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