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hotelVetro Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton - Iowa City - Building
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area - Iowa City - Bar
C$ 230+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Graduate Iowa City
8.4 Very good
C$ 207+
C$ 207+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
C$ 105+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Heartland Inn
8.1 Very good
C$ 159+
C$ 159+
Free Wi-Fi
C$ 191+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
MainStay Suites
8.1 Very good
C$ 159+
C$ 159+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

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C$ 224
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Top tips for finding Iowa City hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Iowa City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Iowa City in January and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Iowa City if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 76 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Iowa City accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Iowa City for 4 days.
  • If you are traveling on a budget, then you need to find cheap hotels in Iowa City. Hotels near the interstate tend to be cheaper so consider staying at Travelodge by Wyndham which offers 2-star accommodation where children under the age of 17 stay for free. Breakfast and parking are free, plus there is a restaurant and an indoor pool.
  • Looking for hotels in Iowa City with a pool? 3-star Graduate Iowa City is in the heart of downtown and provides guests with an indoor pool as well as a Jacuzzi and gym. Hilton Garden Inn is a 2-star hotel, also in downtown, that features a heated indoor pool and whirlpool.
  • If you are on the hunt for hotels in Iowa City downtown, stay at the 3-star hotelVetro. Offering contemporary accommodation and views of downtown from the rooftop terrace, this modern hotel is conveniently located close to Asian and sushi hotspot Formosa, and Heartland Yoga.
  • If you are flying into the area, you will need to look for hotels near Iowa City airport. Alexis Park Inn & Suites is a 2-star hotel, less than a mile from Iowa City Municipal Airport. It offers guests a free breakfast and parking. Another hotel, which is within a mile from the airport, is the 3-star Hampton Inn, which is set close to highway 6 along the Iowa River. The hotel’s amenities include an indoor pool with a whirlpool and a gym.
  • If you are traveling for work, Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center is a business hotel in Iowa City, 3.2 miles away. The hotel offers business travelers a 24-hour business center with an Internet-connected computer, along with conference and meeting rooms.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Iowa City

  • Are there any hotels in Iowa City near the university?

    Iowa House Hotel is situated in the Iowa Memorial Union building on the University of Iowa campus. The well-appointed rooms offer views of the Iowa River and offer all the modern amenities. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast, Wi-Fi and access to the University of Iowa recreational facilities, including access to the University Campus and Recreational Wellness center.

  • Are there any hotels in Iowa City near Carver Hawkeye Arena?

    The 2-star Heartland Inn is set along the Iowa River, less than a mile from the arena. The inn offers rooms that feature kitchenettes, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces and provides guests with complimentary breakfast, snacks and evening social events.

  • Where are the best kid friendly hotels in Iowa City?

    Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area is a family-friendly hotel that offers family room with free cribs and infant beds. Located 1.5 miles from the city center and close to a variety of restaurants including El Ranchero Mexican and Village Inn, this hotel also features an indoor pool.

  • Are there any historical hotels in Iowa City?

    The Burford House Inn is an Edwardian villa set in the center of Iowa City. Less than a mile from the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History and the Old Capitol Museum, this historical inn features vintage décor and antiques and offers guests use of a lounge with a fireplace.

  • What are the best hotels near University of Iowa?

    Graduate Iowa City and Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of University of Iowa.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Iowa City?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Iowa City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Iowa City city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Iowa City hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Iowa City that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Hampton Inn Iowa City/University Area, Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City and Home2 Suites by Hilton Iowa City Coralville.

Where to stay in Iowa City?

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