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A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast

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2 Bella Vista Place, Iowa City, IA 52245
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A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 8 Iowa City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Deerfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A Bella Vista is a beautiful, warm, friendly place to stay. Daissy, the owner, has created a home away from home atmosphere, including comfortable rooms, interesting conversation, specialty breakfasts --the definition of hospitality. We will most definitely stay here again!!!

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy access to a quaint B&B in Iowa City. If the weather would have been a bit warmer the porch is so inviting. Three ladies stayed in two rooms, we shared a bathroom and that was perfectly fine, great shower. Thoroughly enjoyed the breakfasts, yummy in the tummy before game time and on Sunday morning. Special treat by Daissy, she... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister heartily recommended a stay at A Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast, proprietor Daissy Owen, for my recent weekend trip to Iowa City - - I am very happy she did so! Daissy has a lovely Bed & Breakfast, it's very easy to find in northeast Iowa City, quite accessible to the campus (both sides of river), delicious breakfast,... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Bella Vista B&B is a true gem. The oldest continually operating B&B in Iowa. A low-key, charming, & personable B&B run by the delightful and well-travel owner. Breakfast is healthy, tasty, & has an ethic flair.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a break form staying in hotels at the end of a nine day trip, and we located this B&B on the tourism web site. Our hostess Daissy hailed from South America and is a seasoned traveler with entertaining stories from around the world. There was only one other person staying there during our stay, a researcher from South... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a foreign professor from Brazil that spent 3 weeks in Iowa City, in a business trip. I need somewhere close enough to the University of Iowa (College of Public Health Building), and with a fair price, once I'll be staying for much time. I was somehow concerned to choose this place from Brazil (I accepted a tip from... More

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife and i decided on a last minute getaway in iowa visiting the amana colonies and the herbert hoover museum and library. we spent two charming nights at the perfectly located bella vista bed and breakfast. after reading previous reviews on this location i thought we would have much in common with the owner daissy. my wife and i... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Iowa hospitality at its best. This modest but lovely B&B sits along the beautiful Iowa River, in a neighborhood that will remind you of a Norman Rockwell painting. You will find peace of mind sitting on the front or back porch. Let your mind wander. The B&B is in easy walking distance to the University of Iowa and downtown Iowa... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfasts are delicious, accommodations are very comfortable, and the owner is helpful, polite, and respectful. It is an easy walk downtown or to campus. An ideal place for couples or singles. The owner is a very knowledgeable, well-traveled, well spoken, and engaging woman. She guides without interfering, and has many interesting guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

A Bella Vista was recommended to me by a friend and what a gem it turned out to be. Daissy, the proprietor, is a most gracious host full of stories about her travels around the world. Her home is full of memorabilia from her travels and is just like home, comfy and cozy for a memorable stay. Just a short... More

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Additional Information about A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2 Bella Vista Place, Iowa City, IA 52245
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
A Bella Vista Bed And Breakfast Iowa City

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