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Smashing Apartment in Historic Building - in downtown Keokuk.

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Keokuk Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Newly appointed apartment in 1870's building.

Located in Keokuk's Cultural and Entertainment District, situated within walking distance sights to thrill Mississippi River buffs and architectural tourists. Head down to the swing bridge observation deck for a up-close view of Lock & Dam 19, the 100 year old Ameren hydro electric plant and a stunning panorama of the Mississippi. Trek over to historic Grand Avenue for a walking architectural tour, including Triangle Park and the famous rocket-ship slide.

Stay in a newly renovated apartment with hardwood floors, exposed brick and unique execution of salvage resources. Keokukians remember this as the Norman Law Building.

Perfect for both short stays or extended visits:

One bedroom, queen bed but can sleep 2 more with inflatable bed.

Kitchen with full size appliances, no DW

Prep room with coffee bar

Dining area

Spacious living room

Foyer & live/work space

Washer & dryer

Small alley side courtyard

Bathroom with shower

This 'garden level' apartment is a half flight down to enter from either 4th Street or alleyway. Upper floors are still under restoration.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2016

Why The Owner chose Iowa

I believe in preservation. This building housed law practices for over 100 years. When the last lawyer left, the building sat vacant... Waiting for adaptive reuse. This apartment is the first of three levels to be renovated.


based on 9 traveler reviews

Smashing Apartment in Historic Building - in downtown Keokuk.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews

Apartment rental

  • 4 of 5

My husband & I thought that the apartment was very neat. It is located in a brick building that is over 100 years old. Owner did a fantastic job rehabbing this area into a cute studio apartment. A great place to rent for just a couple of days.

Renters do need to be aware that there is not any cable TV service. A DVD player & movies are there to watch which was enough entertainment for us because we did not spend that much time during the day there and a brief period in the evening.

Overall it was clean but the floors could be have been swept & mopped a bit more thoroughly. One other item that could be improved upon is a MUCH firmer mattress and better pillows for the bed.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was as advertised - rustic with modern touches. For the price, you are not going to find a better place to stay in Keokuk. I would definitely book this location again.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, relaxing urban feel

  • 5 of 5

This place is very big and very nice! It has a wonderful urban feel that is quite relaxing. The parking is on the street but literally steps from the door. Very pleased with my stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Clean, comfortable and with nice amenities

  • 5 of 5

Loved the atmosphere of this apartment. Loved how they stayed true to the time with the decorations. Cute sitting areas and an all around nice place to stay. If we came back to the area we would for sure try to book again. Thanks so much. The Seamons

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the best!

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful little apartment!! The owner even had items in the pantry and re-fridge for us. She said she had an air mattress for us to use, but I was shocked to arrive and find a queen size high air mattress all made up. It even had controls to raise the head and feet! I saw the comments about the tv, but it is actually a big screen tv, the furniture was so fantastic I took pictures of several pieces I want to purchase for my own home. It was really a great stay, loved every second of it!! We took our dogs for a walk and the police would go by in the police cars and say hi to us like we were friends. It was a friendly neighborhood, and a gorgeous spot only a couple blocks from the river/dam

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

I hadn't been to Keokuk in several years - I knew it was a small place, but I was hoping to find a nice place to stay besides the hotels. To say this place was a pleasant surprise would be an understatement. Conveniently located near Lock 19, this place has been beautifully renovated. The bathroom and kitchen were very clean and provided everything we could've asked for. The exposed brick walls and design features fit perfectly and made for a very comfortable stay. The biggest downside was the lack of local tv/antenna channels. The profile says no cable or internet and I mistakenly assumed there would at least be local tv channels. But, we weren't travelling just to stay in and watch tv, so it's a marginal "downside". Other than that, this place was perfect!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Keokuk Apartment Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $65

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Pets under 40 pounds considered. No smoking in apartment. Smoking in courtyard permissible. Kitchen has service for 4. Considering cooking for guests? Contact me for additional place settings.

The live/work space off foyer is super for the extended stay business traveller!

One bedroom with Queen. Inflatable Full for overflow available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Keokuk Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq. ft.
  • Historic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Travertine & ceramic shower, no tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen bed. Reading area. Closet.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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