As rare as a pearl found in a Mississippi River clam, The Merrill Hotel is a 4 Diamond, boutique hotel in downtown Muscatine, Iowa, right on the Mississippi River. The Merrill Hotel is a proud member of the International Association of Conference Centers - one of only two IACC certified hotel in the state of Iowa. Our picturesque venue with over 12,700 square feet of flexible and intimate event space is perfect for creatives and captains of industry alike. 122 guest rooms and suites delight guests with thoughtful details. Linger in the restaurant, lounge, and green space. Comfortable luxury awaits!
As rare as a pearl found in a Mississippi River clam, The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, is a 4 Diamond, boutique hotel in downtown Muscatine, Iowa, right on the Mississippi River. Our hotel is located just 4 miles from highway 61 and 16 miles from I-80. We are close to Iowa City and the Quad Cities and just 34 miles from the Quad City International Airport in Moline, IL (MLI) and 63 miles from Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids.
Our picturesque venue with over 12,700 square feet of flexible space on the 6th floor is perfect for creatives and captains of industry alike. The 4,353 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom provides stunning river views with floor to ceiling windows and a 1,250 sq. ft. outdoor terrace. There is a total of 16 flexible meeting and break-out rooms with spectacular river views, providing you with a multitude of options for your next event.
Blaze your trail with complimentary wi-fi and 24-hour business center. We offer complete A/V, team building, CMP, Day Meeting Packages, and Catering services for your meeting or special event.
Dining & Entertainment
Our on-site Maxwell's at the Merrill restaurant offers a Modern American menu that is poised to please with an emphasis on fresh, local, and sustainable fare. Explore all the local dining options in the heart of downtown, just steps away. Additionally, quaint shops, vintage stores, and the National Pearl Button Museum all await you downtown. Explore Contrary Brewing Company down the street or plan to sample vino at Ardon Creek Winery, a short drive away from the Merrill.
122 guest rooms and suites delight your guests with thoughtful details. Choose from City or River View, Junior Suites, and flexible 1-3 bedroom Presidential Suites. Our property is 100 % non-smoking and all rooms include a large work desk, ergonomic desk chair, flat screen LCD TV, mini-refrigerator, and complimentary WIFI.
Recreation & Leisure
Rejuvenate in our state-of-the-art fitness center with a large selection of modern equipment and take a dip in our indoor heated saltwater pool. Enjoy the Mark Twain sunsets from our gorgeous outdoor lounge area complete with a tranquil water feature and fire bowls. The adjacent Riverside Park offers a marina, playgrounds, ice skating rink, basketball courts, splash pad and 10 miles of running/biking trails. There is boating, fishing, 2 golf courses, local wineries, dining and specialty shopping nearby as well allowing you a variety of activities to explore while visiting the area.
All conference center meeting rooms feature windows with blackout shades, computer hook ups, and phone line access, customized conference tables, and state-of-the-art chairs designed to eliminate fatigue. Enjoy high-speed internet access, user-friendly tech control panels, and fully stocked office supply table.
Meeting Support Services
A conference center attendant will be on hand for the duration of your conference to assist with any special requests. Artful cuisine is provided with on-site catering executed by Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks and her culinary team. Group guest room rates are available for room blocks of 10 or more. Assistance with planning meaningful team-building activities for your group.