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A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast

2 Bella Vista Place, Iowa City, IA 52245
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Shawnee, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A Bella Vista & Daissy, the proprietor, remain 1 of the key reasons we return to Iowa City every July. She's become a good friend and it's just such a great place to use for home base as we make our way to the annual jazz fest, walk the neighborhood & through the university campus. Daissy's a great cook, loves... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Bella Vista B&B is everything a generic hotel experiance is not. Daissy, the owner, is kind, accommodating and friendly. The atmosphere of the B&B is welcoming and personal. The decorations make you feel like you're staying at a friend's home and not like you're staying at a hotel. And, the rooms really reflect the values of the vibrant small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming, and excellent services. You can feel like you're home. The best place at Iowa City. Daissy (the owner) is an excellent person, very kind and her hospitality make you feel comfortable and relaxed. Without a doubt this is a amazing place to host. If you want to visit Iowa City, I strongly recommend this bed & breakfast.

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USA
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to stay at A Bella Vista Bed and Breakfast after many years and had a wonderful visit with Daissy, sharing many stories about world traveling experiences. The breakfasts were healthy, filling, and delicious. The house is comfortable with lots of Daissy's beautiful photographs of places she has visited. We had a large bedroom with private bath and everything... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and private 1920s home over looking the river off the back deck. Very spacious room with private bath. Free Wireless WiFi. Daissy was the epitome of "hostess"! Daissy is well-traveled and a charming conversationalist. She brought me ice on the back deck as we relaxed from a day of travel from St. Louis. Unforgettable Fathers Day and Summer Solstice... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Daissy, our B&B hostess was so sweet and accommodating. I'm not one to normally type reviews but it is worth noting what a lovely experience it was, both because of the hostess and her hospitality, the setting and location to the university and downtown. We walked along a beautiful tree-lined street, with brick roads, down to the heart of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Beautifully appointed place reflecting Daissy's broad experience and wide travels. Her home is a treasure on a lovely street. The room decor was extremely well done and the food was wonderful. Daissy is a fine hostess and a charming person. This was my second visit and it was as great an experience as the first.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We stayed here for our daughter's graduation. It is a charming house in the historic Northside neighborhood, within walking distance of the University and downtown. Daissy made us very comfortable, and we loved talking with her--she has been everywhere! We enjoyed her breakfasts, and we could see the Iowa River from our window. A wonderful stay.

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Mystic, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

A Bella Vista B&B was a delight. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, it is surrounded by wildflowers and trees, and near to downtown. It was great hearing the birdsongs in the morning, before Daissy's creative breakfasts. It was clean and comfortable, but more to the point, Daissy was a gracious hostess, offering a glass of wine on arrival after I... More 

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Iowa, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I stayed here in summer of 2015. The bed was comfortable and the breakfasts good, and I enjoyed talking with the host at breakfast (I was the only guest). The neighborhood is great--quiet, and walking distance to many good restaurants. I am giving an average rating because I really felt the room and bathroom could have been cleaner--I did not... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nineteen-twenties air-conditioned home, tastefully decorated with antiques and international artifacts. A Bella Vista provides three large comfortable suites with private baths and two rooms with shared baths. Guests can enjoy coffee on the back deck or front porch facing the garden and the quiet, private Bella Vista street. Conveniently located in the historical Northside. Within walking distance to the U of Iowa and downtown. Nice view of the Iowa River and Hancher Auditorium. This B&B was included in Rachel Ray's magazine in an article about Iowa City. Cable TV and free wireless access available. Breakfast with international flavor provided by well-traveled hostess, who in addition to English is fluent in Spanish and speaks some French. Her photographs of the Antarctica are the ones most appreciated by her guests. ... more   less 

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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