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Brown Street Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A delightful, cozy bed and breakfast with friendly, unobtrusive hosts Mark and Bob. Sunday's breakfast — baked French toast, with fruit and sausage — was just right. The north side Iowa City neighborhood is a charming area of town within easy walking distance of Hancher, downtown, City Park and the University of Iowa campus. Well worth a stay.

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Port Erin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so pleased that this is the hotel I chose to stay in in Rockfort. It is small and the room I had was in keeping with a wellkept 105 year old house.. Up to date.. and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent. If you visit Rockford IL. place also visit the Anderson Japanese Garden.. This should not be missed.. An...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed staying here. It was clean and comfortable. A short walk to downtown area restaurants. The host was friendly and nice, but not intrusive. The weekday breakfast was continental only but perfectly fresh, adequate and tasty. We would stay again if we were in the area. The common areas where quite home like and nice.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

The Innkeeper, Mark, is charming. The house and the neighborhood is lovely. The beds are firm, but comfortable. The continental breakfast is very nice. Reasonable rates make for a lovely place to stay.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed April 7, 2017

When I planned to visit the University of Iowa in Iowa City for student recitals at the new Voxman Music Building, it was important to be within walking distance to campus. I looked forward to strolling the cobblestone streets of the neighborhoods from my student days. The Brown Street Inn was the perfect choice in a quiet, residential neighborhood just...

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Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed January 23, 2017

I can't say enough wonderful things about our stay here. It was perfect in every way. Mark and Bob went out of their way to make us feel special and made sure that we had everything that we could need and want during our visit. I have stayed at many different B&B's over the years and this one has to...

Thank DawnKT
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Soothing, comfortable, beautiful. Worth every penny and then some. Beds very comfortable. Quiet and elegant atmosphere. A place you hate leaving. WONDERFUL hosts! Delicious breakfast and homemade cookies. Microwave available in foyer with tea and fresh water. Feels like living in an elegant home.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I love the Brown Street Inn and look forward to staying there whenever we are passing through Iowa. Mark & Bob are the most gracious of hosts. The inn is inviting, full of lovely antiques & artwork. We have tried almost all of the rooms & each is different. I think it's hard to pick a favorite....

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed November 27, 2016

I've had the pleasure of staying at the Brown Street Inn several times over the past few years. Mark and Bob are wonderful hosts, the rooms are comfortable and quiet, the sitting rooms gracious and peaceful, and the breakfasts are absolutely delicious. Can't recommend this place highly enough, and I wish I could visit more often!

Thank Ellen D
River Falls, WI
Reviewed November 23, 2016

My sister and I were in Iowa City for a concert at Englert Theatre and chose the Brown Street Inn to experience the town. Mark welcomed us as if we were friends and showed us the public areas of the home, a beautifully decorated living room with fireplace with french doors and huge windows facing the front porch; and a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 1913 Gambrel Cottage style mansion is on a quiet street in the Brown Street Historical District. Contemporary but yet timelessly elegant appointments can be found throughout the Inn. We are walking distance to downtown Iowa City, and the University of Iowa Campus. Where hospitatality means coming home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brown Street Inn

Address: 430 Brown St, Iowa City, IA 52245-5805
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $139 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Brown Street Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The suite on the third floor for an extended stay. Very roomy with lots of sitting space and desk areas. Largest bathroom. Very private.”
DawnKT, Jan 23, 2017 | Read review
“Check the website. Descriptions are accurate”
TMICHAELHATTY, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“I love the cheery yellow with windows facing east and south.”
jpociengel, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“The king suite upstairs has the most room and the most privacy.”
dwilsonwing80, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have similar views and amenities”
doca953, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
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