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Iowa House Hotel

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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Moorhead, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Oslo, Norway
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Iowa House Hotel was a reasonable alternative when attending a week-long course in Iowa CIty. The room was large and well furnished, with a fridge and a microwave. I was lucky and got a beautiful river view. There was no disturbance from traffic outside. After a while I realised the room smelled strange- maybe mildew. Someone came and sprayed the... More

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Did the Art show in this building so this as a real advantage for us. The rates were excellent. The room was small and Clean. The staff was very friendly and kind. Beds were comfy, Tv had plenty of stations and the wifi worked well. A good nights sleep was had by all.

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