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A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast

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2 Bella Vista Place, Iowa City, IA 52245
A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Daissy is such a lovely lady who was extremely accommodating during my multiple stays! Breakfast was always delicious and she dazzled me with her stories. The house is extremely clean and very cozy. It felt like I was in my own home, yet I also felt very pampered. Perfect location for all types of travelers and visitors! Also it's just... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I just graduated from Iowa two years ago and went back for a Football game with my girlfriend. Looking at hotels, there was nothing below $300 which led us to A Bella Vista. We are absolutely thrilled that it did. It is walking distance to downtown (about 15 minutes), the room was perfect for what we needed, and Daissy is... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wonderful stay, very accepting. We had a delightful breakfast with Daissy, the owner. She is fascinating, widely read and traveled. We didn't want to leave! Room was secluded, very romantic, perfect for our first night together as a married couple. We visited during August, 2013 -- sorry for the late review. The pull down menu below doesn't go back that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My weekend stay at A Bella vista Bed and Breakfast was delightful! This home showcases beautiful views of the Iowa River and is conveniently located a few blocks from Downtown. The 1920's home radiates with international flair and is as charming as the owner, Daissy. Rooms were spacious, comfy, provided cable, internet, a work space, and bathrooms were stocked with... More 

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Satellite Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Bella Vista felt like home. Based in a 1920s home it was cozy and warm. I was greeted by Daisey, the owner, and welcomed. I stayed in a small room with a double bed. The "shared" bathroom was only a regular bathroom that any 1920s home had. Daisey had it stocked with everything that was needed - even if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed staying in a lovely room with private bath. The breakfasts were superb and we also enjoyed interesting conversations with owner Daissy about her worldwide travels. EXcellent service and value.

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Frankfort, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you are visiting Iowa City for business or pleasure, you should stay at A Bella Vista B & B. Daisy the owner makes the visit warm and welcoming! Breakfast is delicious and she always has a few moments to visit with you and listen to your day. Our room was full of all the comforts from home and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We decided to stay at Bella Vista during a recent college visit to Iowa City. Many of the hotels were booked up so we decided to check out Bella Vista...we're so happy we did. We had a very large comfortable room with every necessary accommodation and more. Daissy is a delight and made us feel so welcome in her lovely... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This was my first time staying at A Bella Vista B & B, and I must say it was a charming experience. Daissy, the owner, is a delightful person who made me feel right at home. She surprised me upon arrival by offering a glass of sangria, and we both sat down to a glass of wine and immediately had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have stayed at Daissy's B&B several times and each time is a new delight! Daissy always makes us feel as if we are "back home again!" She knows what we like for breakfast but also surprises us with different taste treats. She is a very easy and comfortable hostess. The view from our room's window is of the Iowa... More 

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