Facilities Services

Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday, 7am to 5pm
Friday, 7am to 2:30pm

Phone

Office: 563-387-1146
Fleet: 563-387-1010
After Hours: 563-387-2111

Guest Houses

Sperati Guest House

The Sperati Guest House has rooms available to rent overnight for accommodations of speakers, adjunct faculty, job candidates, performing artists, etc. This is to provide a convenient place to stay on campus at a reasonable rate. The college-owned residence at 501 High Street offers bed and breakfast style accommodations for visiting individuals that come for short-term (less than one month) college business.

Email Patti Hughes, Guest House Manager/Caretaker, at hughpa02@luther.edu to make a reservation.

  • Contact should be made at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Be prepared to give your Datatel account number for a department charge.
  • Cancel reservations immediately when the room is not needed. There is often a waiting list for accommodations. There will be a $20.00 charge assessed to the person or department for failure to notify the manager of a cancellation.
  • All rooms must be vacated by¬†10am¬†unless special arrangements have been previously made through Facilities.
  • The guest house is not available for faculty or staff wishing to house relatives or friends. Nor is it available for students wishing to house relatives or friends on routine visits to campus.
  • No children under four years of age are permitted.
  • There is no smoking allowed in the guest rooms.
  • No pets are allowed in the guest rooms, other than those medically necessary.

The first floor parlor and dining room are available for meetings, receptions, and gatherings until 10:00 p.m. by contacting the Guest House Manager.

Norby House

Norby House is a college-owned residence located at 318 Riverview Dr. It has basic dorm style rooms available to rent overnight for accommodations of speakers, adjunct faculty, job candidates, performing artists, etc. The house includes shared restroom facilities, kitchen with basic cooking supplies (food is not provided) and an open gathering area with a television.

Reserve Norby House

  • Norby House is only available for guests with Luther-sponsored business.
  • Contact should be made at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Be prepared to give your Datatel account number for a department charge.
  • Cancel reservations immediately when the room is not needed. There is often a waiting list for accommodations. There will be a $20.00 charge assessed to the person or department for failure to notify the manager of a cancellation.
  • All rooms must be vacated by¬†10am¬†unless special arrangements have been previously made through Facilities.
  • Norby House is not available for faculty or staff wishing to house relatives or friends.
  • There is no smoking allowed on the premises (inside or outside).
  • No pets are allowed in the guest rooms, other than those medically necessary

Rates

Department Room ChargesPer nightPer week
1 person$40$210
2 person$45$245

Individual Room ChargesPer nightPer week
1 person$50$280
2 person$55$315

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Interior of Sperati Guest House

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Interior of Sperati Guest House

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Interior of Sperati Guest House

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Norby House

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Norby House Gathering Room

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Norby House Kitchen

Facilities Services

Luther College
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday, 7am to 5pm
Friday, 7am to 2:30pm

Phone

Office: 563-387-1146
Fleet: 563-387-1010
After Hours: 563-387-2111