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

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

As we move into the Winter season, things are slowing down in the hotel, so we are again going to serve a light “plate” lunch four days a week.  Monday through Thursday we will be offering two types of soup and a variety of sandwiches from 11:00 – 2:00.  We have a “build your own” … Read more

Girls' Get-Away Weekend info

This will be the second year for Girls Get Away Weekend in the Amana Colonies. Set aside the weekend of November 4 – 6th to come to the Amanas and pamper yourself!  This is a weekend full of things to do!  Weekend long activities include discount cards at Yana’s Boutique and Clothes Encounter, Apple Sauce … Read more

Only in Iowa

We recently learned that Zuber’s has been featured on Only In Your State with an article titled, “There’s A Themed Bed and Breakfast In The Middle Of Nowhere In Iowa You’ll Absolutely Love”.  We were surprised and delighted when the piece appeared on the Only in Iowa section of their website and on Facebook. Published on June 21, … 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.

Magician David Casas

  Call or stop by Zuber’s to purchase your tickets to the Saturday, March 12 magic show by nationally known magician David Casas! Tickets are $22/adults and $17/children ages 5-13.   Doors open at 7:30pm and the show begins at 8pm at the Next Door event center, just down the street from us here in Homestead. … Read more

innkeepers, Brian and Bonnie

The Homestead Homemade Ice Cream Socials are back again for the Summer!  Visit either Zuber’s Homestead Hotel or Die Heimat Country Inn every Thursday at 6:30pm until the ice cream is gone! Just look for the little red wagon to see which place is serving.

The Amana Colonies are known for their great food! Many people visit the area to dine on dishes that were traditionally prepared in community kitchens and can now be found in local restaurants. Our hotel shares a part in the Colonies’ rich food history, having formerly operated as Bill Zuber’s Dugout Restaurant from 1949-2006. Over … Read more