News & Updates

Charlie installing door

With the change of the seasons, the “Spring To-Do” list plays an active part of daily life around the hotel.  Top of our list this season was to change out the front/North doors on the building.  A noticeable feature of the style of the 1860s hotel, the 3 white front doors have seen many seasons … Read more

side front of Zubers with fall decor

Of all the fun parts of owning a Bed and Breakfast, probably the most rewarding part is meeting all the guests who come to stay with us and having the chance to visit and get to know them. We have been fortunate to get to know and develop friendships with a wonderful group of couples … Read more

World guest map

Just about a year ago I put up a set of maps in our entry hallway. Asking the question  “Where in the World” do our guests come from.   There was/is a map of Iowa, the USA, and the World.  The purpose was to have fun watching to see where our guests come from when … Read more

Zuber's Homestead Hotel ad

Zuber’s Homestead Hotel has been included as #7 on the Best of Iowa website’s list of “The 10 Coolest (and Most Unique) Hotels in Iowa!“. What an honor! See their article and Facebook post to read what they had to say and see where else made the list.

Tea set with purple flowers

Take A Bite Festival On April 21 – 23 there will be more food taste testing, classes, specialty meals, and food demonstrations than you can take in during the 3 day event!  This is our 2nd “Take A Bite” food festival.  There are even more things to see, do, and eat than last year! There … Read more

Cedar Rock Inn

This week Brian and I have taken the week off to go explore Tulsa and enjoy staying in a B & B as guests! We are staying at the Cedar Rock Inn Bed and Breakfast in Tulsa and it is amazing! All B & Bs are unique with their own special features – The Cedar … Read more

Shamrock plant

I always am excited to see the calendar turn to the month of March!  It means no matter what the groundhog predicted, Spring is coming – it is one month closer!  I also enjoy the holiday of St. Patrick’s Day because of all the green and it is a reminder to me that Spring is … Read more

Safe the date for murder in Sin City

We are excited to be offering another Murder Mystery event!        “Murder In Sin City” should be an action packed evening with the setting of this game being “The Paramount Casino”.  The “characters” will range from the casino owner, to gamblers, a piano player, an Elvis impersonator, a dancer, card dealers, and other … Read more

Zuber's Home Plate Lunch poster

We are again serving a lite lunch this winter. Join us on Monday – Thursday between the hours of 11:00 and 2:00.  You can come in, sit down, relax and visit with friends!  We’ll keep your water, coffee, or tea (cup) filled.  Daily we offer a ‘build your own’ sandwich and some specialty sandwiches such … Read more

Christmas tree decorated

Winter has officially arrived and things are slowing down. There is still shopping to be done, the stores in the Amana villages are open.  There are still visitors to the colonies – though not as many. Everyone is more relaxed and can enjoy the slower pace and quieter days.  While Christmas is but a few … Read more