Book direct! Call Missy @ 609-847-6955!
Book direct! Call Missy @ 609-847-6955!
We would love to host you at this fun second floor condo in Oskaloosa's center, recently featured by Olio in Iowa. Walk out your door to a bakery, acroos the street to wings, pizza or a salad and a couple blocks to an idyllic coffee shop, boutiques, thrift stores, art center, history walk and more.
Spaces to Rest at The Nest: Sleeps 8
The Milz Family from Cambridge, MN
Bob & Michelle Krouch - Eagan, MN
Son's WPU Lacrosse Games
"Thank you for the incredible accommodations. We were able to walk to Smokey Row, cook a home made meal for our Son & friends and the whole time it felt like a home. Many thanks to you!"
Leslie McLain & Sally Tucker - Minnesota
Son/grandson's baseball games
"Beautiful apartment! Looks right out of decorator's magazine. The kitchen is nicely stocked. We love spending time with our son/grandson."
Linda, Lauri & Gabi Anderson - St. Louis & Gabi goes to Central in Pella.
"Very lovely space- reminded us of our previous home. The staircase was my favorite - all the details (Lauri). We enjoyed the hot water kettle and all the spices in the cabinet is a nice touch. We enjoyed the well-stocked kitchen very much! We loved playing Mancala, watching movies together and playing with the Alexa:) Beds were very comfy. Gavi is an elementary Ed student and she loved all the kids books (& the variety) We will def. be back if we have the opportunity!"
Glenda, Kevin & Katrina Fountain - Florida & Colorado
Granddaughter/Daughter Graduation WPU
"This was the best ABnB we have stayed in. Thank you for making our visit so enjoyable. It was great to have enough room for Lilly & her friends to stop by!"
Favorite Moments: "The graduation, of course! Pella's tulip festival is such an amazing thing to see. Bakery treats from next door are so yummy."
Gary & Becky - Minnesota
Relaxation - celebrate retirement
"Thank you for the comfortable, quiet place to stay as we explored Pella & the Amana Colonies. Everything we needed was here. It was a cool spot in the 90+ degree heat."
Abbie, Emma, Anna, and Julia Brown - MO
Girl's trip before I get married
"Thank you too much for the lovely and clean AirBNB! We were touched so much by the handwritten note and the delicious baked goods from the bakery! You were such wonderful hosts and we would for sure come back again if we are passing by!!
David & Lauren - Kentucky
Friend's Daughter's H.S. Graduation Party
"This was an ideal place to stay with my daughter as we visited my friend for his daughter's graduation party. It was good to have a separate bedroom & bathrooms. the fully stocked kitchen was a great help"
Favorite Moments: "The arcade was great fun where I could play games that I played in the 80's. I was able to show my daughter how "cool" the 80"s games were. She totally loved the pinball."
Greg and Peg- St. Louis, MO
Annual Family Reunion in Barnes City
"Thank you for your beautiful space. My husband is a native Oskaloosan so it was very easy to "plug and play". ...Many thanks!"
Rob, Gina & Hayden Crogg & Alessa Buchner - Twin Lake, Michigan
Hayden's 25th bday & Knoxville Speedway
"This place has been great to us. Over the top! Decorated beautifully & all the extras provided were a great surprise. We loved to have a place to spread out & chill in the mornings that you can't get at a hotel. We love the Peanut Bar in Pell. Loved visiting Red Rock Park."
Dan and Mary - Arizona
Visit 98 year old Mother
"Very cozy, fully & nice kitchen area. No problem w/ host and very accommodating to our travel plans."
Eddie & Ruth Fowler, Russell & Jolaine Parks, Skylar & Baylee - Kansas
Graveside memorial/family reunion
"Thank you for a pleasant & clean place to spend our time/rest. Kitchen is so well equipped & organized!"
More from Drew & Melanie et. al. - Oregon
Three Night Stay on Month Long Road Trip!
... Places We Recommend: "Smokey Row Coffee and both bookstores next to it! The Pizza Den and bakery next door - both yummy! It was fun to read the history of the town in The Alley, and see the park lit up at night. (What a beautiful downtown you have!)"
Mary & Irineo - LasVegas, Nevada
Visiting Our Son
Thank you for sharing this lovely apartment!
More from Lucas, Jennifer, Meghan, Andrew & Kelly Milz - Cambridge, MN
Family Trip For Sprint Car Racing
Favorite Moments: "Everything! This VK was much needed family time! We explored, ate, shop, walked, relaxed, got to visit Knoxville & Oskaloosa races!! Got to stay in this turn of a century home!! Everything was incredible! The Bakery Next Door - Amazing!! Every on has been so friendly!! Sight Seeing!!"
Places We Recommend: "Smokey Row Coffee - Book shop w/ the vaults, 1 am Taco Bell run - post race hunger, Knoxville Speedway - Excellent Track, races, Breadaux Pizza - delicious, the dam in Pella - good little hike. I wish we could have stayed longer!! Lots to see & do & not enough time - Enjoy!!"
Terry & Pam Beltz - Illinois/Colorado
Beautiful stay... Lovely Apartment... We'd love to Return! Thank you!
Jeff & Lauree - Gilbert, AZ
Drop our son off @ WPU
Thank you for an amazing AirBnB experience! Your place is so lovely...perfect! And you have been incredible hosts. We will be back often & look forward to staying here again!
Sandi & Tony, Dee & Roger - Villages, FL & Mason City IA
Discovering SE Iowa
"Great accommodations! Many nice touches and stocked with whatever you may need. Great hospitality. We visited Pella, Osky and the Village of Van Buran County, American Gothic."
Places We Recommend: "Goldies in Prairie City, Tassel Ridge Winery, Rock Island Tap, Tasos, Julies, Wood Iron Grill, Bakery next door. Everywhere we frequented was great!"
Michael Online Review
Beautiful place and conveniently located right nextdoor to Jaarsma bakery 👌 beds were super comfortable. Would definitely return.
Brenda's Online Review
Christian & Melissa's place was just perfect for our weekend getaway. Check in was effortless and communication was excellent. The place was exactly as shown in the pictures. Very very clean!! Thank you for your hospitality!!
The Finks - Sofia, Bulgaria
"We loved The Nest! A great place to stay - centrally located, easy parking, SUPER comfy beds! We will be back!"
Favorite Moments: All of my siblings (Osky residents) came to visit us here - my guess is some in-laws will be here in the future! Also the wedding was lovely.
Jana & Cary Scheurich - Missouri
"Thank you for great stay."
Favorite Moments: "Watching our grand daughter play college softball for the first time. Go Statesman #21 Madisyn!"
Derek & Jenny Phoughe/Drew & Rianne Polen - Pittsburg, KS
Our dad (Bruce Polen) induction into NAIA Hall of Fame WPU Homecoming
"The Nest is amazing! This place was perfect & accommodations spot on!"
Places We Recommend: "Smokey Row was perfect & great location! The Barn (event center) was a great place for large gatherings."
Charles & Stefany Dabow - Orlando, FL
"The Nest is very cozy and relaxing."
Favorite Moments: "Spending time with family and seeing all the different colors of leaves."
Fletcher Cupps & Madisyn Tracy-Joplin, MO
Visiting my Girlfriend
The place is so homelike and comforting! Will stay again! Thank you for a great stay!
Kevin & Tina Ostrander - Manchester, IA
Lovely place. Everything we could need. Thank you!
Morina & Kyle Ziemnick & Friends
Wedding of College Friends
"We had such a cozy, comfortable stay - this was the perfect Airbnb for us and now we all love Iowa! We loved Smokey Row where we spent a few hours reading, seeing the square lit up after the Christmas tree lighting, and going to the bakery about 4 times! There was also a beautiful wintry sunset on Saturday night."
Places We Recommend: "Taso's Steakhouse; Smokey Row; Thrift store across the street! Everything is $2/$3! BookVault"
Online Review from Kyle: Our hosts were phenomenal—responded to our every need and provided an amazing experience. Would absolutely stay here again if in the area!
Charles & Family
The nest is the perfect place for those who want to relax and have a nice cup of coffee. Located just 2 blocks away, the Smoky Row is hands down the best coffee house in the town. My family and I will definitely be staying in the nest next time we are in town.
The Overholt Family - Kansas
"We really enjoyed your beautiful place." Favorite Moments: "Seeing family in town & enjoying the lights."
Places We Recommend: "Smokey Row, Book Vault, Jaarsmas"
Chris Kiersch- St. Louis
"Love the place & your attention to details. I'll be back soon"
Favorite Moments: "Downtown Christmas lights in the square :)"
Jeff Ramsthel - Alaska