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Brown Street Inn

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430 Brown Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
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Bay Area, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn is conveniently located walking distance to the university and to downtown in a quiet, historic neighborhood. Mark and Bob, the hosts, are welcoming and warm. The room and amenities were comfortable, and the breakfasts were delicious featuring excellent homemade baked goods and (a bonus for tea drinkers) a very impressive array of top-quality black, green and herbal teas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best kept secret in Iowa City, though maybe not for long. Wonderful accommodations and gracious hosts. Every detail is attended. The house is gorgeous. Mark and Bob have impeccable taste and the Inn has a wonderful porch, perfect for enjoying summer evenings.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We loved staying here and the welcoming friendliness of hosts Mark and Bob.Being able to sit and read on that front porch was wonderful. It felt like we lived there! As in any house we did hear people walking or flushing toilets in other rooms, but we were never disturbed. And being able to talk with the other guests over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stayed at Brown Street Inn while visiting the University of Iowa. This is located in a historic section of Iowa City. The welcome was very pleasant and helpful with personal conversation about places we wanted to check out that evening. The Inn is beautifully decorated and our room felt very private. We enjoyed the front porch view for hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We loved our visit to the Brown Street Inn and hope to return to spend more time in fun and friendly Iowa City. Mark and Bob are the consummate hosts who clearly enjoy interaction with their guests. We learned a lot about the community from them. Our room was beautiful with a very very comfy king bed. Every detail was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had a wonderful time here! The house is beautiful and kept very well, the food was delicious and plentiful and the inn keepers made us feel right at home. We loved meeting the other customers at breakfast and just walking around the downtown area. We will definitely come again!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful Inn on graduation weekend for the University of Iowa. Mark and Bob were amazing Innkeepers and their property was perfect, top to bottom. Breakfast was delicious (the most amazing almond coffee cake I've ever had) and the coffee rich and perfect. You can't go wrong with this venue. Honestly, why would... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We loved our brief encounter with Iowa City, and the absolutely lovely Brown Street Inn. The neighborhood is within easy walking distance of shops and restaurants and the university. The hosts were welcoming, the accommodations spotless and a continental breakfast which exceeded expectations. We will definitely stay there again. Iowa city's a surprisingly wonderful town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Mark and Bob are fabulous hosts. We were greeted at the door before we even knocked and offered fresh baked cookies and dinner recommendations. Our room (Green Room) was huge and very comfortable. They make a delicious breakfast. Definitely plan to stay here every time I'm in Iowa City.

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The Brown Street Inn is a magical place to stay. So close to all of the downtown action in Iowa City and University of Iowa, but quaint enough to feel like you are staying on a quiet street in a tiny Midwest town. The house is spectacular, the food is scrumptious, and the hosts are absolutely wonderful people. Do not... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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 Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $127 - $202 (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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