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Iowa House Hotel

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Jefferson & Madison, at University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52245
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Iowa House Hotel
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Iowa City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location can't be beat and the amenities in the IMU (i.e. movie theaters, lounges, etc.) as well as the Iowa Rec Center usage (Olympic pool, basketball courts, free parking etc.) make this hotel a real Iowa City experience. Other than getting gouged on football weekends (which somehow I don't think I did because I stayed in the Business Suite,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a U of I grad, I never stayed in the union, so I thought we'd give it a try for our son's college visits. My family has stayed at the Iowa House Hotel four times over the past year. We always stayed in an updated "executive" room ($20 more but worth it). Small rooms but nice décor, comfy beds... More

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Four of us stayed in a hotel room, which is located inside of Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) on the campus of the University of Iowa. The location was excellent for a college visit. However, the room which was up to date, was very crowded. It was hardly large enough for two, and it wasn't the cheapest room. We stayed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I was nervous due to some bad reviews, and the price was excellent and in same building as orientation. So why not just cross my fingers and hope for the best. Front desk staff is very friendly, wifi,tv,micro,frige were all excellent, and bed was comfy!! Room was already set at a good temp air was working. Room did have a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I checked in to the Iowa House Hotel on May 12th for a 4 night stay. We had arrived early for a Labor conference. The front desk was great, allowing us to check in 3 hours early. So far, so good. Sadly, that is where the good ended. Walking into my room - (Keep in mind it was 86 degrees... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The location is very good if you are in town to visit the U of Iowa. The hotel is right in the Student Union and within walking distance to restaurants and stores. But the place is in dire need of refurbishing. The whole place is shabby and run down. The beds were fine with nice linens but the bathroom wasn't... More

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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61 reviews 61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

great place tp stay while staying in town for a business seminar-everything you need all under one roof-clean & neat-very comfortable-will probally be back for more training sessions,can't wait-short walk to great dinning & drinking establishments!!

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I do not have high expectations for hotels: give me a clean, comfortable, quiet place where I can sleep well and I am happy. I checked in at the Iowa House for a two night stay arranged by the party I was visiting. They also arranged a late check-out on the last day. Reception gave me an expired wifi password:... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The Iowa House Hotel is located inside the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) on The University of Iowa campus. I was visiting the university for a graduate school tour and was very pleased with what I was offered. If you are unfamiliar with Iowa City, parking is terribly difficult to find. The Iowa House Hotel gave me a free permit to... More

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Gainesville, FL
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10 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

In late October I spent 4 days at the Iowa House Hotel while visiting the University of Iowa and was very pleased with the accommodations. The room (339) was a corner room with two huge windows overlooking the Iowa River. A large, comfortable king size bed as well as a couch/sitting area, desk, refrigerator and Keurig single serving coffee maker... More

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Address: Jefferson & Madison, at University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52245
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Also Known As:
Iowa House Hotel Iowa City

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