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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Brown Street Inn is so beautifully decorated and maintained. We were greeted as friends and felt so comfortable. Our room was lovely and we really loved our wonderful breakfast. We enjoyed hearing about the history of the home and walking in the lovely neighborhood.

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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How often do you stay at a B&B that is so welcoming, so soothing and so beautiful you would like to move in? I went from porch to parlor to den and just sat to soak up the ambiance and loveliness. I felt very comfortable doing that and did not feel I was in the way. In fact, I was... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a relaxing 2 nights at the Brown Street Inn. Situated in a tree-lined neighborhood in north-central Iowa City, The Inn is a 15-20 minute walk from downtown restaurants and activities. Parking is available on-site. Mark and Bob are gracious hosts-friendly but not intrusive- who live at the Inn. Rooms are well appointed but a bit small (admittedly, we've... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By the beauty and hospitality at the Brown Street Inn! The home is even more delightful than the website portrays. Breakfast each morning was incredibly delicious. The Suite was beyond our expectations...and the gardens surrounding the home so inviting.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a most relaxed and pleasant stay at the Brown Street Inn. Mark and Bob are delightful, gracious and accommodating hosts. Every detail you can think of has been considered for your comfort and relaxation. I found myself being drawn to spending as much time as I could at the Inn while taking a writing workshop at the University.... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent five nights at the Brown Street Inn for a University of Iowa event. Terrific, tree-lined neighborhood with walking distance (15-20 minute walk) of downtown. The property has architectural charm and tasteful furnishings and has been maintained in excellent condition. Tasty breakfast. Most of all the innkeepers, Mark and Bob, are warm and gregarious souls who make everyone feel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second year to spend a week at the Brown Street Inn, in conjunction with the Iowa Writer's Festival at the University of Iowa. This is our only B&B experience, so we have no way to compare it to other B&Bs. That being said, if I were looking for information that would help me select a B&B, I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

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 June 29, 2016

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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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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 St, Iowa City, IA 52245-5805
Location: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $127 - $268 (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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