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Brown Street Inn

430 Brown Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

My wife and I were doing research at the university for a few days, and we're so glad that we were able to stay in the best accommodations possible. The room was very comfortable, the food outstanding, and our hosts were friendly and were even able to connect us to a neighbor who helped with my wife's research. We have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

When work took me to Iowa City I needed a warm, convenient, reasonably-priced place to stay. The Brown Street Inn turned out to be much more. My room was very comfortable, and beautifully furnished. And the riverside park was a short jog away--with downtown and the University a 5 minute drive. But what really made the difference were Mark and... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is a beautiful, well kept, charming house. This was my first time at a B&B and I was a bit concerned...for no reason. Every detail is handled, the environment is very warm and cozy, the rooms are large and have everything you need. And the Inn Keepers are wonderful. Mark and Bob balance the perfect line between terrific host,... More 

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Thank Julianne P
Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

The Brown Street Inn is wonderful. Mark and Bob are great hosts and Mark gave us helpful advice for dining options in Iowa City. The breakfast options were varied and delicious. We will definitely stay here again.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

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 August 22, 2015

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 August 20, 2015 via mobile

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 August 19, 2015

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 August 13, 2015 via mobile

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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