Welcome to the Gehlen House Inn and Gehlen Barn! Located in historic St. Donatus, Iowa, we are working to ensure the integrity and vitality of the guest house and barn are preserved. We are excited to have you stay with us!
Explore our pages to view and book one of our beautiful guest rooms, or consider the opportunities for small events and weddings in the oldest barn in Iowa.

COVID-19 Statement


We have redesigned the way we are doing things at the inn to offer our guests a rejuvenating, private getaway with modifications to ensure social distancing.


Your safety is of paramount importance to us and keeping the concept of social distancing in mind, we have taken certain precautions and implemented safety measures to ensure that you have a healthy stay with us.

To read about these measures in detail, please view our COVID-19 information for more details