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Brown Street Inn

430 Brown Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
Brown Street Inn
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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second trip to Brown Street Inn, which I found on TripAdvisor. And again, the Inn is impeccable. Our room was fresh, clean, incredibly beautiful in its decoration and, once again, the beds were very comfortable. I love the breakfast and chatting with the innkeeper, who is a WONDERFUL conversationalist, and the guests. We got so much information... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wouldn't stay anywhere else again! The location is on one of the prettiest streets in Iowa City, in my opinion, with huge, old trees, like a canopy surrounding the B&B and old brick work roads. Parking was easy. It's about a 20 minute walk, if even, into town. The rooms were impeccably clean and comfortable. I felt care had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was out third trip to Iowa City this year. This time it was to finally take our daughter to the U of Iowa. Our innkeepers Mark and Bob made the pain of separation much easier! The accommodations were first class, breakfast was great, and our hosts made us feel at home. We highly recommend the Brown Street Inn!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to town for a wedding and we're very glad we opted for the Brown St. Inn rather than the Sheraton. Brown Street itself is a lovely, quiet, tree lined residential street made of brick, and the Inn is a large, clean, authentic, comfortable house on the north side of Iowa City. Mark and Bob are gracious but unobtrusive... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to town to visit family and for my son to visit the University's Carver School of Medicine. We have been to the area numerous times over the years and we are sorry we didn't discover this gem sooner. Mark and Bob are perfect hosts, their location is ideally centrally located and all four of us ( daughter aged... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Brown Street Inn is always like a home away from home. I enjoy trying different rooms on each visit, and this was my fourth. The public rooms are really classy, and the proprietors make you feel like family. In my mind, this is the best lodging value in the area.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have stayed at the Brown Street Inn, at least, 5 times. It is always wonderful. The rooms are clean and beautifully furnished and so is the rest of the house. Mark is a wonderful cook and he, and his husband, are gracious hosts. If you are uncertain what to do while in IC, they are fantastic suggestion makers.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

When looking for a place to stay for two nights in Iowa City I knew I wanted a bed and breakfast. The strength of the Trip Advisor reviews for the Brown Street Inn were second to none so it was a no brainer. All the reviews are accurate. Mark and Bob are wonderful hosts, the home is beautiful, breakfasts are... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I have been to the Brown Street Inn three times and each visit has been great. The rooms are terrific and the innkeepers are delightful. So far I have stayed in the green and red rooms. I plan to return about twice a year and will try the other rooms - if they are available! Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I could not have been more warmly greeted by Mark, an owner of the Brown Street Inn, when I arrived. From that moment until my departure (more on this...), I felt like royalty. My daily breakfast, served by Mark as though I were the queen, was delicious to the eye and palate. Some mornings we chatted. Some, he left me... More 

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