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Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2525 North Dodge Street, Iowa City, IA 52245 (Formerly Quality Inn Highlander Conference)
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Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Iowa City
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow Mills, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was clean and quiet. I chose a room on the first floor because there was no elevator. For that reason, I had a room with two queen beds rather than the king bed I had requested. I did get a handicap equipped room and found I like the handrails in the bathroom very much.

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time review our hotel. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Clarion Highlander Hotel. We have wonderful features in our guest rooms and are glad to know your discovered some useful. We hope to host you again soon. Thank you, Parth Dholakia General Manager More

Quad City, IL/IA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just stayed at this hotel for a quick over night on a business trip to the area, on my supervisors recommendation. The hotel looked clean, nice sized pool area, but when I checked into my room the room must be one that hasn't been remodeled at all - the door would have to be slammed shut to have the... More

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay. We maintain a high standard for cleanliness and will make sure that the appropriate pest control is done to remove any ants form the hotel. Thank you, Parth Dholakia General Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the clarion for one night after attending a wedding reception that was held in the hotel conference area. The hotel was spacious and seemed like a great place for a reception. The room was clean and matched the pictures from the website. The pillows on the bed seemed smaller than average, although they were still comfortable. In... More

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are glad to know you enjoyed the wedding reception in our Piper's Ballroom. You are right, it is a wonderful room to have a wedding reception. Sorry to hear about the AC and the the door lock in your room. We will make sure that the guest room AC... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room I was given was a bad experience from the start. The lock on the door was broken. You had to play with it to get it to open and the wood on the door was broken where the dead bolt was located. Once inside the room reeked of cigarette smoke. The patio doors were secured by what looked... More

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so sorry to hear about your experience and impression of our hotel. We will make sure that cleanliness and maintenance issues you had are addressed. We hope that you will give us another chance and stay with us in the future. Regards, Parth Dholakia General Manager More

Des Moines, Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here night before Iowa football game. I haven't stayed here in 8 years. The pool was great. Kids had a blast in it. Room spacious and comfotable. Breakfast was good too. It's free so cannot complain! We ate ate the restaurant on site on Friday night. The food and service was EXCELLENT! Check in was great. The general manager... More

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Robert M. Thank you so much for your review and recognizing all aspects of the hotel. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with is during your visit for the football game. It is great that you were able to take advantage of our restaurant and Pool area. it was a pleasure to welcome you to our... More

Tampico, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed sat night on coralville mall shopping trip, Close to interstate but kind of hard to find as it is on a service road, look for little Clarion signs and follow them. Stayed on 1st floor with pool access. nice large pool and big hot tub. Large area around pool to congregate with patio tables and chairs with workout room... More

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our pool and hot tub area. It is definitely a popular place in the summertime. We will make sure that the website gets updated with accurate information. We recently renovated our new restaurant Against the Grain. We hope to... More

FAIRFIELD
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here the night before I had cataract surgery at the nearby Iowa City Ambulatory Surgical Center. We were very pleasantly surprised after reading some lukewarm Tripadvisor reviews. The lobby is attractive, and the desk staff are very friendly and helpful. We were able to extend our check-out time by an hour so that I could come back and... More

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Firstly, Congratulations on posting 50 reviews on tripadvisor. A 4 star review from you means a lot. Thank you! We are so glad to read your feedback regarding your experience at the Clarion Highlander Hotel. We are happy to know that you found your non smoking room to be comfortable,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I attended the wedding, and it was perfect place to celebrate an auspicious occasion. Staff was just really efficient. I would definitely recommend this hotel anyone around this area. Nice shuttle service.

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Pratik A, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.. We were delighted to hear from you. Behalf of the Clarion Highlander Hotel, I thank you. Our staff are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the service you received and enjoyed attending a wedding at our hotel. We look forward to having you visit us again.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed one night with a friend and it was a great experience! I would highly recommend anyone stay here - the staff is very friendly, the location is perfect, and the quality is outstanding. I would definitely stay there again!

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Krishna A. We really appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel. On behalf of the all the staff at the Clarion Highlander Hotel, Thank you! We were delighted to have you stay at our hotel, and glad to know that you and your friend enjoyed your experience. We are eager to host you again during your next... More

New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

We had two nonsmoking rooms, they both reeked of smoke (poorly masked by deodorizers). The internet was so slow, I could complete a speed test. The hotel needs to be updated. Surprised Clarion lends it's name to it. Restaurant not great.

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Parth D, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear about your experience at the our Hotel. We are working on making improvements to our hotel. We aim to give an excellent experience to to every guest. On your next trip to Iowa city, please reach out to me directly, and i will personally arrange your accommodation, and ensure... More

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Address: 2525 North Dodge Street, Iowa City, IA 52245 (Formerly Quality Inn Highlander Conference)
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Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center 3*
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Also Known As:
Clarion Highlander Hotel Iowa City
Quality Inn Iowa City
Iowa City Quality Inn
Clarion Highlander Hotel And Conference Center Iowa City

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