fourth of July Fireworks CelebrationEnjoy the 4th of July fireworks with reserved seating in our cool and relaxing Mississippi Ballroom or enjoy the amazing views from our balcony.
The package includes a picnic basket filled with salty snacks, bottles of water, house-baked cookies, and charcuterie for two, as well as two drink tickets per person and the choice of a hot dog, cheeseburger or brat for each guest. There will also be a cash bar available.
Doors will be open at 6:00 p.m. and the fireworks will start at dusk.
Guests must be 21 years of age or older, and tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, June 29th.
$100.00 per couple
Please call 563-770-7032 to make reservations.Call to Reserve
Bed & Breakfast Package
The only thing better than a getaway is one that includes breakfast. Whatever you're in the mood for - something simple, sweet, savory or smooth - our Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks will please your palate with her fresh, locally sourced and sustainable cuisine.
Package includes: Room, breakfast in the hotel restaurant for up to 2 adults and children 12 years old and under, registered in the same room. $15 USD value per person registered in the room, per night. Rate does not include applicable taxes or gratuity. Rate is subject to availability and some blackout dates apply.Book Now
Living the Good Life Package
The Living the Good Life package makes it easy for you to enjoy a safe and cost-effective visit to Muscatine where you can experience the comfortable luxury of The Merrill Hotel on a floor reserved especially for seniors. This outstanding deal means you have more to spend on exploring our picturesque river town and less to worry when staying at the hotel.
- Guest room vacated for 24 hours
- Breakfast for two
- Two welcome cocktails
- Covid amenity
- Hotel Doctor available 24/7
- Private Docent tour at the National Pearl Button Museum
- Private Docent tour at the Muscatine Art Center
Craft Beer Lovers Package
If you love great food and artisanal ales then this is the package for you. We've partnered with Contrary Brewing Company to bring you some of Muscatine's finest microbrews, along with some tasty treats from our very own Maxwell's. Best of all, you get some souvenirs to take home after your tasting adventure.
- Contrary Brewing Company gift card ($25 value)
- Maxwell's food and beverage credit ($50 value)
- Contrary beer crowler and two beer glasses
- Welcome amenity from a variety of salty snacks
Package available Friday and Saturdays only. Not valid with other discounts, groups, or promotions. Must be booked as a package to qualify. Based upon availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Valid for new reservations only. Taxes and gratuity not included. Based on standard room at retail rate. Standard room upgrade fees apply.BOOK NOW
Romance Package $324++
Romance is in the air with a stunning Mark Twain sunset over the Mississippi River. Whether you're celebrating your honeymoon, anniversary, or just planning a romantic getaway, this package delivers comfortable luxury for a romantic retreat! Find out for yourself why The Merrill is the #1 Romantic Getaway in Iowa!
- Luxurious Overnight Accommodations
- Breakfast for Two (up to $30)
- Bottle of Champagne
- Chocolate Covered Strawberries
- Dinner for Two (up to $75)
- Box of Chocolates
Not valid with other discounts, groups, or promotions. Must be booked as a package to qualify. Based upon availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Valid for new reservations only. Taxes and gratuity not included. Based on standard room at retail rate. Standard room upgrade fees apply. Two-day advance booking required.BOOK NOW
Working from home? Distracted? The Merrill Hotel is offering a SANITY RATE! For $70 a day (8AM - 6PM) or $250 for the week, receive a private guest room to use as your remote office space for work or Zoom calls. We provide high speed wi-fi, Dish TV, a refrigerator, access to the hotel's fitness center and pool, room service, or dine-in at Maxwell's On The River.
Wedding Special Offers
Picture a gorgeous Mark Twain sunset as the backdrop for your wedding in our Grand Ballroom. As rare as a pearl found in a Mississippi River clam, a wedding at The Merrill Hotel will immerse your guests in a genuinely unique Iowan experience. Book your wedding with us today to take advantage our special wedding offer.LEARN MORE
Plan For More Marriott Bonvoy Events
Plan For More with this Marriott Bonvoy Events special offer. You’ll be awarded a signing bonus based on the number of contracted group rooms. That means, the more room nights, the better the bonus! Plan For More when you book your event by March 31st, 2020 and hold an event with us before December 31, 2023, based on availability.
Signing bonus for meeting planners at participating properties in the US, Canada, Caribbean and Latin America.
Graduated bonus scale based on contracted room nights:
- 25-100 Rooms = 25,000 Signing Bonus
- 101-300 Rooms = 50,000 Signing Bonus
- 301-500 Rooms = 75,000 Signing Bonus
- 501+ Rooms = 100,000 Signing Bonus
Valid for contracts signed September 3, 2019, through March 31, 2020.
Valid for contracts actualizing by December 31, 2023.REQUEST INFORMATION
Marriott Hotel Promotions
We are proud to be a Tribute Portfolio hotel and able to provide great Marriott promotions for our guests!BOOK NOW
Happy Hour at the Merrill
Conveniently located in downtown Muscatine, IA at the Merrill Hotel & Conference Center, Maxwell’s at the Merrill is the best place in town for happy hour! Enjoy half price appetizers and drink specials Monday through Friday while taking in beautiful views of the Mississippi River.
From cozy seating inside by the fireplace to a charming, outdoor patio just steps outside the bar with a water feature, fire bowls, and of course those gorgeous Mississippi River views!LEARN MORE
Best Available Rate
The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center is a 4 Diamond property in the heart of Muscatine, Iowa. Our new hotel offers above-par accommodations, amenities, and service. With an on-site restaurant and lounge, called Maxwell's, a state-of-the-art Fitness Center, and indoor saltwater lap pool, we are Muscatine's most popular hotel.
Please use our Book Now button to access our reservation system or call the hotel directly at (563) 263-2600.Book Now
Book Now, Stay Later 15% Off 2+ Nights
Plan a rejuvenating staycation or pamper yourself with a weekend getaway at our luxury hotel, voted #1 in Iowa by US News & World Report! Enjoy the charm of the Muscatine riverfront, follow a historic trail at one of our nearby state parks, or experience the beauty of a serene sunset over the Mississippi before retreating to one of our inviting and comfortable guest rooms.
Not valid with other discounts, groups, or promotions. Must be booked at the promotional rate to qualify. Based upon availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Valid for new reservations only. Taxes and gratuity not included. Based on standard room at retail rate booked April 16th through May 31st, 2020 for stays June 1, 2020 through December 31st, 2020. Must stay two nights to qualify for discounted rate.BOOK NOW
Community Caregiver Rate $69++
The Merrill supports those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight and are proud to take care of those who are taking care of us with the Community Caregiver Rate. Make hassle-free reservations with this special $69 rate for a standard King Bed or Two Queen Beds guest room featuring comfortable pillow-top bedding and cozy amenities including robe and coffee and tea station to help first responders relax and unwind.
Designed for COVID-19 First Responders from the medical, government, and relief communities. Not valid with other discounts, groups, or promotions. Non-commissionable rate. Identification to a First Responder Organization is required upon check-in. Limited Housekeeping Services will apply to these rooms and rooms will be cleaned every 7 days. Taxes and gratuity not included. Based on standard room at retail rate for arrivals through June 30th, 2020.BOOK NOW
Easter at the MerrillStart a new Muscatine Easter tradition with your family and join us for Easter in the Grand Ballroom at the Merrill with sweeping views of the Mississippi River! We will be preparing a decadent Easter Brunch menu for the whole family to enjoy featuring traditional breakfast favorites, Oven Baked Atlantic Salmon and Herb Roasted Cornish Game Hen entrees as well as Pit Ham and Slow Roasted Sirloin on the carving station! Kids can choose from several Little Hoppers selections and the whole family will marvel at the Spring Fling Dessert Room! Bring your camera because the Easter Bunny will be on hand for photos! LEARN MORE
Easter To-Go Package
Celebrate the Easter holiday with a decadent spread prepared by Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks and her culinary team. Whether your holiday celebration is for one or a dinner party for ten, serve you and your guests the finest in Muscatine dining from the comforts of your home. Enjoy Easter without the stress, preparation or clean up.VIEW MENU
Mother's Day Weekend at the Merrill
Start a new Muscatine Mother's Day tradition with your family and stay with us Mother's Day weekend at the Merrill, featuring sweeping views of the Mississippi River! Show the wonderful women in your life just how much they mean to you when you treat your mom, the mother of your children, or your grandmother, to a first-class Mother's Day experience at the Merrill Hotel. Pamper them with room service and order breakfast in bed or pre-order and pick up a Mother's Day Meal Package from Maxwell's on Sunday to enjoy a picnic along the riverfront.LEARN MORE
Fourth of July Celebrations at The Merrill Hotel
Join The Merrill Hotel as we celebrate Independence Day with an all-ages party in the Grand Ballroom! Enjoy live entertainment all evening provided by dueling pianos, delicious hors d’oeuvres and dessert from Maxwell’s On The River, and the premier viewing of the fireworks display over the Mississippi River from the 6th floor balcony.Learn More
Shop, Dine & Stay
Come shop the quaint shops in historic downtown Muscatine right on the banks of the Mississippi River. Upon check in, you will receive two complimentary drink vouchers and a two for breakfast voucher in Maxwell's On The River.BOOK NOW
Travel Matters Contest
Travel matters, and it improves Muscatine, IA in ways that have a wide-reaching impact on local residents and visitors alike. Travel has the power to strengthen families, foster hometown pride, and build bridges that connect us with one another. This is vitally important now more than ever, so we're celebrating this year with a Travel Matters Contest. Tell us in 100 words or less why travel matters to you for a chance to win an overnight stay at The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center!
Active Military & Veterans Special
We salute our Active Military and Veterans in Muscatine! We invite you in to enjoy 20% off your food in Maxwell's at the Merrill November 11th-15th with valid military ID. On Veterans Day, Monday, November 11th, we'll treat you to a FREE lunch or dinner. Thank you for your service!
*Does not include tax or gratuity.
Thanksgiving To-Go Package
Celebrate Thanksgiving with an expansive feast prepared by Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks and her culinary team. Whether your holiday celebration is for one or a dinner party of ten, serve you and your guests the finest in Muscatine. Enjoy the bounty of our feast without the stress, preparation or clean up.SEE MENU
Offering overnight accommodations and destination-inspired twists on traditional Thanksgiving staples, the Friendsgiving package brings together communities of global travelers, locals, and groups of friends and family for a colorful and creative take on the holiday. Join our celebration and stay for a locally inspired Friendsgiving feast.
- Overnight accommodation (up to double occupancy)
- Friendsgiving-inspired welcome amenity
- Locally-inspired Friendsgiving dinner on-site for two
- Breakfast for two
For Reservations:Be sure that Promotional Code TD1 appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code TD1. For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here.
Terms and Conditions:Friendsgiving welcome amenity and culinary experiences vary by property.
Valid seven days a week through November 30, 2019. Limited number of rooms are available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.
Brunch with Santa at the Merrill
Start your Muscatine holiday tradition with our Brunch with Santa in the Grand Ballroom overlooking the Mississippi River. Spark that holiday wonder in your little ones with an expansive brunch prepared by Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks and her culinary team. Bring your wish list to share with Santa. Motley Mae Photography will be on hand for photos with Santa to capture all your holiday memories.SEE MENU
Christmas To-Go Package
Celebrate the holidays with an expansive feast prepared by Executive Chef Tessa Crookshanks and her culinary team. Whether your holiday celebration is for one or a dinner party for ten, serve you and your guests the finest in Muscatine dining from the warm festivity and comforts of your home. Enjoy the bounty of our feast without the stress, preparation or clean up.SEE MENU
New Year's Eve Celebration
Plan for a night of celebration at The Merrill Hotel this New Year's Eve! We're throwing another grand party in our Grand Ballroom and you're invited for a night of food, cocktails, and live entertainment from Midwest Dueling Pianos! Double the pianos means double the fun as we roll into 2022!LEARN MORE