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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Skokie, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Daissy welcomed my daughter and me like we were family and made us feel completely at home from the moment we knocked on her door. We loved talking with her and seeing the photos from her travels that fill the house. Our room was very comfortable and the neighborhood location was wonderfully pleasant and convenient. We highly recommend A Bella... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience! Daissy is delightful and she makes you feel right at home. A Bella Vista is located in a lovely neighborhood and you feel like you are staying at home. I HIGHLY recommend this place!

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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was 9 years ago that my wife & I made the trip to Iowa City over Independence Day for their jazz fest. My wife happened upon Daissy's place as we made plans for that 1st trip and Daissy, her house & her breakfasts have become a major reason we've returned most every year. My favorite of her breakfasts, Eggs... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I gave this place a very good because it was in a perfect location, a small picturesque house in a roundabout in lovely Iowa City, also within walking distance of the downtown area. The beds were comfortable, and the room was a very reasonable price. However the house itself is pretty outdated, with just too much stuff in it! Daissy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Perfect. Quiet neighborhood. BNB is about a 15 minute walk through neighborhoods filled with quiet brick streets and huge old houses to the noisy downtown bars and action. We enjoyed the walk, enjoyed the noisy action, then enjoyed the walk back to the BNB and the quiet. Daisy the owner is great. The BNB was clean and the breakfast in... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I had a wonderful time during my stay at A Bella Visita Bed and Breakfast. Daissy is a wonderful host and makes sure you are comfortable and the breakfast is delicious! I would definitely stay here again.

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I had the most wonderful time at A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast. Daisy welcomes you into her come as if you are family. I felt so comfortable and loved hearing all of Daisy's travels stories. When you stay at this bed and breakfast, you will already feel like you are home. I will definitely visit again!

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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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