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Iowa House Hotel

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Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (3)
125 North Madison St. University Of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
3 Star accommodation
Enjoy the convenient location of the Iowa House Hotel,right in the heart of University of Iowa campus on the Iowa River located 2 blocks from downtown Iowa City. Located inside the Iowa Memorial Union the 97 More room, the universities self-operated hotel, offers many room styles and amenities to serve your needs during your next visit to Iowa City. Guests of Iowa House enjoy free covered parking, continental breakfast, free wireless internet, and free access to UI fitness centers, including the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center which is ranked in Top 5 college facilities. Inside the Recreation facility you will find state of the art fitness equipment, rock climbing wall, Olympic size pool, a lazy river and much more. Inside the Iowa Memorial Union, guest can find meeting spaces, theaters, ballrooms and more. Become part of the tradition and book your room with Iowa House Hotel today! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$105 - US$134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Iowa > Iowa City
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What a disappointment. Attended a wedding at the Union and this is the hotel they recommended. The hotel is very worn. Rooms are small. Bathroom cramped. The beds are probably the cheapest mattress they could buy. My back hurt the next morning, but 2 days later dealing with
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Iowa House Hotel offers far more than I had expected. Enjoyed a nice corner 2-room suite overlooking Iowa River on 3rd floor. Very spacious and a family of 4 or 6 could easily be content here with 2 rooms complete with 2 queen beds, 2 bathrooms (cool old tiles, lavatory and fixtu
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It's the best place for university sports or business, and for an alum you can't beat being right there at the river with easy access to key IC nostalgia favorites. But the property has seen better times and is a bit too distressed for the price-point. Either a renovation, or a s
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I've stayed here twice and would recommend the property. Being away from downtown means it is very quiet and that is worth having to walk a little further to get to restaurants. The breakfast is coffee, cereal, and yogurt. If you want eggs or something larger, you will need to go
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Unlike other hotels run by universities, this is not through a registered "hospitality" program. The front desk was AWFUL. Instead of tending to 8 guests in line, ready to check in, the front desk clerk continued to take a reservation on a busy Friday afternoon. The students a
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Is there hotel parking available? If yes, is it free?
Parking is included with your reservation. We will give you a pass when you check in for the Iowa Memorial Union Ramp, which is just across the street from the hotel.
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Does the couch in the Jr Suite pull-out into a bed?
Hi, yes In all of our suites our sofa's pull out into sofa beds. Josh E. General Manager
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"Don't do it."
"Sheraton in the center of down town."
"There are great room with a river view"
"Use another hotel."
"Request 3rd or 4th floor. And if available river view is nice."
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