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Iowa City, IA, United States
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  Average price (weeknight): R1 475
  Average price (weekend night): R2 753

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Top tips for finding the perfect Iowa City hotel

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.

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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.

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Best Iowa City hotels

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Comfort Suites - Coralville - Building
8,8 Excellent (756 reviews)
R1 444+
Heartland Inn - Coralville - Building
8,7 Excellent (616 reviews)
R1 340+
Hampton Inn Iowa City/Coralville - Coralville - Building
8,7 Excellent (422 reviews)
R1 712+
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Coralville - Coralville - Building
8,6 Excellent (184 reviews)
R2 040+
MainStay Suites - Coralville - Building
8,4 Excellent (264 reviews)
R1 355+
Residence Inn by Marriott Coralville - Coralville - Building
8,3 Excellent (285 reviews)
R1 966+
Quality Inn - Coralville - Building
7,9 Good (464 reviews)
R1 057+
AmericInn by Wyndham Coralville - Coralville - Building
7,6 Good (581 reviews)
R1 013+
Comfort Inn & Suites - Coralville - Building
7,6 Good (107 reviews)
R1 117+
Super 7 Motel - Coralville - Building
6,4 Good (37 reviews)