Grand Ballroom

Since 1917 the Hotel Ottumwa has been an elegant setting for social events big and small. The Grand Ballroom has been artfully restored to its original grandeur, boasting 17′ ceilings and beautiful chandeliers, providing the perfect setting for your special event. The Grand Ballroom, located on the second level, is adjacent to the mezzanine area which offers additional reception space.

  • Experienced staff & well-appointed spaces
  • Flexible room settings
  • Engaging and interactive food & drink stations, like the Hotel Ottumwa Mimosa Bar, taco bar, baked potato bar and more
  • Onsite hotel rooms

Need a block of rooms for your event or party guests?

Call to find out about packages and customized options. For your event, choose from extensive selections in our banquet menu.

Contact Lori Schulte at

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The Hotel Ottumwa is your dream wedding location. Our professional staff will work with you every step of the way to make the memories from your special day last a lifetime.

  • We offer Full service or Drop-off catering options, featuring an array of mouthwatering menu items.
  • Let us create beautiful, personalized settings and spaces with for your ceremony, reception, and more.



Call to ask us about our packages and customized options.

Contact Lori Schulte at

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