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Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

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2525 North Dodge Street, Iowa City, IA 52245 (Formerly Quality Inn Highlander Conference)
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Bloomington, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was great! It was super reasonable and had everything we needed. We were in town for a convention and knew the town was fairly small so we weren't expecting much more than a run of the mill motel but this place way exceeded our expectations. It had a bar/restaurant (with complimentary breakfast) and the rooms weren't anything special... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this Clarion. Although it is an old facility, it has been well refurbished, spotlessly clean and well maintained. The registration desk is very efficient and helpful. The room was spacious furnished nicely clean and comfortable. We will stay again if we travel through Iowa City

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in after 1st day of orientation and room was nice and cold and clean. The beds were comfortable and the pool was clean. The staff very pleasant and one lady even made waffles since previous customer had burned both waffle irons. She went above and beyond to clean stuck batter and ensured the waffles were being cooked properly... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to... More 

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62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this hotel on our way through Iowa. The rooms were clean and large, the beds were very comfortable, and the staff very pleasant and professional. We had a nice conversation with the front desk about their facility and various conventions held there in the past. The breakfast was awesome and classy as we had a restaurant area with booths... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to... More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We checked in late last night and were exhausted. The clerk at the front desk did not want to be bothered with me, the customer. I asked if there was a room available and the rate. (The parking lot was almost empty.) He said there was and I paid. He then gave me directions to the room. Had not mentioned... More 

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Thank Brenda S
Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience... More 

St. Louis
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Clean hotel! Nice rooms, comfy bed. Poolside room was so great! Traveled with several families and we were able to keep our room doors open, sit at the tables outside our room and enjoy togetherness outside of our room. Pool very nice, water a bit cool, but hot tub was just right. Enjoyed a hot breakfast included with the room.... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional... More 

Beaver Island, Michigan
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Everything about this hotel was excellent. The jacuzzi was hot, the swimming pool was warm, the breakfast was ample with lots of choices, scrambled eggs, bixucits and gravy , waffles, fruit, yougurt, juice and cereal. The wifi was speedy, the staff was friendly. There was a restaurant and lounge on site. The restaurant had very good food and service at... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional... More 

Cedar Falls, Iowa
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We have stayed here many times when visiting Iowa City. It is not as up to date as other hotels but it is inexpensive and quiet. I could see how getting a room next to the pool could be annoying but we have avoided that with no problem. Staff is great and rooms are always clean when we arrive. Breakfast... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional... More 

Iowa
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Called this hotel from the road on the way to Iowa City about an hour or so out last Monday and made reservation. Arrived around 5 pm or so. We went to the room, needed to get ready for an event after a long trip and no hot water. Called the front desk and was told a pipe had broken... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience... More 

Iowa City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for our 27th year anniversary and we had fun. Our room was clean the hotel was quite I would stay there again. I love the breakfast housekeeper and front was nice. It's right by the store I needed to go to. It's right by the highway straight shot to the mall. Love the pool and hot tube... More 

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located off Interstate 80, the Clarion Hotel® Highlander Conference Center hotel is less than four miles from the University of Iowa. Local points of interest like the Carver-Hawkeye Arena multipurpose venue, the North Dodge Athletic Club and Amana Colonies National Historic Landmark are all just minutes away from this Iowa City, IA hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 2525 North Dodge Street, Iowa City, IA 52245 (Formerly Quality Inn Highlander Conference)
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $80 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Clarion Highlander Hotel Iowa City
Quality Inn Iowa City
Iowa City Quality Inn
Clarion Highlander Hotel And Conference Center Iowa City
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