This is the post from last time. There are actually two of these in the building.  This is  the door handle on the two north doors which go outside. They are a fun and unique feature in the building , giving us a chance to enjoy using old style handles!           … Read more

The February newsletter had this picture at the top – Do you know what is shown in the middle of the picture and where this is located in the hotel? The location is in the brick archway that you walk under going from the main desk to the rooms.  I have been told it is … Read more


Romance Weekend is February 9 and 10th!  We are offering a package for that weekend. Book two nights with us. Friday night is your choice – go to either Ronneburg or Ox Yoke for a quiet dinner.  Fireside Winery is offering a Murder Mystery dinner theatre.  “Death by Disco” is a 70s theme and guests … Read more

Winter scene of yellow baseball bat and baseball

We have now begun our Winter Hours, which means that we are open for guests on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. We’ll close on Sunday at 11:00 and reopen on Thursday at 3:00. If you want to book during the week for 4 rooms or more, call 319-622-3911 and talk with Bonnie to work something out.

Upcoming Theatre performances in November / December

Check out these upcoming theatrical performances in the Amana Colonies area. Why not stay at Zuber’s and take in a show? It’s a great entertainment option for these cooler and darker days. November 19: Teddy Returns: A Theodore Roosevelt Thanksgiving Enjoy a Thanksgiving feast and then portrayals of Theodore Roosevelt at this dinner theatre event. … Read more

Ever dreamed about being an innkeeper? If you or anyone you know might be interested in becoming a part of the rich Zuber’s history and purchasing the property, please get in touch with Bonnie at Zuber’s or contact Realtor Monica Hayes to learn more at (319) 519-4543 or via email. Our Realtor also has a video showing … Read more

Amana Nature Trail map sign

Did you know that the Amana Colonies were settled on land originally belonging to the Mewskwaki indigenous peoples? Iowa’s only federally recognized Indian tribe, the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa, is known as the Meskwaki Nation, or the “People of the Red Earth.” The interactions between the Amana Colonies residents and … Read more

apple in a hand

Apfelfest is this Saturday in the Amana Colonies, and what better time to link you to some of our apple recipes?! Looking back through our archives, we found we’ve posted SO many recipes that use apples. So we’re going to spread them out over a couple of weeks instead of putting them all in one … Read more

wine glasses and a bottle of wine

Wine is a fast-growing industry in Iowa. It’s nothing new to the Amana Colonies though! Vintners have been making wine here for 150+ years. In the past, each village had its own vitner and vineyards. They used grapes found within the villages to make their communal supply of wine. You’ll see many buildings and yards … Read more

Blue sky with yellow road sign that reads Change Just Ahead

As of September 5, 2023, the following changes will go into effect at Zuber’s: Change to Check-In Times Our hotel policies have been updated to reflect a change to our check-in times. We look forward to greeting guests between 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.  If you know you will arrive later than 6:00 p.m. please call … Read more