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Salem, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Great rooms. Great location. Great space. Great ambience. BUT ONLY if you like ultra-modern. The distressed concrete and in your face finishes will appeal to some and offend others. I loved it. the bed was comfortable. The bathroom great. And having all that space a luxury. My go to place in Iowa City

Thank Michael L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The location and amenities at the Hotel Vetro would appeal to just about anyone, but the ultramodern, industrial chic decor would not. I LOVE that look, but if the idea of distressed concrete floors, "reclaimed" cabinetry and a brown-taupe-beige color palette doesn't appeal, definitely do not stay here. I pulled off I-80 in a snowstorm, delighted that I'd finally have... More 

Thank cg37
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I was in Iowa city for 3 days and stayed at the vetro. Pros - each room is a studio model i.e a small stove/fridge/microwave. The downside - no dishes/cutlery provided whatsoever but if you bring something to the room to heat and eat instead of spending money on room service, you have the amenities to do that. - The... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I've stayed at Hotel Vetro 3-4 times a year for the last 4-5 years. Its location is good and the rooms are fine, in a minimalist IKEA sort of way (this appeals to me but is not for everyone). However, my most recent stay will be my last, as the hotel continues to use charging practices that I consider unacceptable... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I was supposed to stay for two nights but one was enough! I guess ultra modern and industrial is supposed to be cool but in fact it is cold and impractical. The floors are bare concrete so noise in the halls carries and wakes you up. Same in the room. I had a large room on the 6th floor corner.... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I have never been treated so well by a hotel and/or their staff in my life. Everything about this hotel is beautiful. You can't beat the location; you are surrounded by anything you may need or want to do. A very short walk will find you a bar, restaurant, shopping, gas stations, etc. The hotel was quiet and the room... More 

Thank tompatterson44
Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

Couldn't ask for a better location especially if visiting but they well charge you around every corner. Room was very spacious although I found the floor layout somewhat off. The TV was next to the bed facing a bare wall & the sofa across the room facing the bed. Anyhow,the odd layout isn't what was seared in my memory but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

great location,very nice rooms,close to it all..will stay here again we enjoyed the cafe downstairs.one thing we did not like was the pool set up,had to share with the other hotel,and the location we thought was out of place,had rooms around it and guest walking to and from there rooms,would not go swimming again

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San Francisco
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Hotel Vetro is centrally located to the University of Iowa campus, close to great restaurants. The rooms are very similar to Scandinavian minimalistix hotel rooms yet very comfortable. There is a good restaurant located within the hotel-Formosa-that is good and the Bread Garden Market for specialty picnic/snack items and wine, good coffee bar too!! This is a great location to... More 

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Montana, Usa
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I stayed here for one night to move my godddaugher into U Iowa and I'm glad it was only one night. On paper and when you first walk into the hotel and the rooms, it seems pretty cool. And for one night it was fine. If I was staying here on business, it would not work. The bathroom was huge... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegance, sophistication, and metropolitan flair-experience it all at downtown Iowa City's newest hotel and conference center, located just a block away from the University of Iowa. Listed by Budget Travel Magazine as one of the Top 100 Best Values in the World, hotelVetro is the ultimate in upscale lodging. Boasting modern architectural design, deluxe guest rooms, contemporary kitchens, and the sophisticated yet environmentally conscious amenities, hotelVetro is ideal for short or long-term stays. HotelVetro is a premiere Iowa City conference center, with over 15,000 square feet of versatile banquet space and meeting rooms. Featuring a stunning 4,800 square foot open-air Roof Garden, which offers a magnificent view of the Iowa City Cultural District, hotelVetro provides an unforgettable backdrop for business and social events. HotelVetro offers a complimentary shuttle within a 3 mile radius based on availability. ... more   less 

Additional Information about hotelVetro: studio suites & convention center

Address: 201 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $162 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — hotelVetro: studio suites & convention center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Hotelvetro: Studio Suites And Convention Center
Hotelvetro: Studio Suites & Convention Center Hotel Iowa City
Hotelvetro Studio Hotel
HotelVetro: Studio Suites & Convention Center Iowa City
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