Iowa City hotels

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Iowa City, IA
Jun 17 — Jun 182
Iowa City, IA
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Iowa City hotels

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Low season

MarchCheapest month to stay with an average 50% drop in price.

High season

MayMost expensive month to stay with an average 34% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$99Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$209Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Iowa City

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Top tips for finding perfect 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 March and January.
  • 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, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Iowa City accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Iowa City found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $130, while the most expensive was $709.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Iowa City for 2 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

  • Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Iowa City. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • If you are looking for a hotel close to University of Iowa, you should consider staying at Graduate Iowa City and Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • In the last 3 days, double rooms in Iowa City have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as $57. On average, the price for a double room is $176.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, 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 center.

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

Where to stay in Iowa City?

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Best Iowa City hotels

Most recommended Iowa City hotels

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Graduate Iowa City - Iowa City - Living room
Graduate Iowa City - Iowa City - Living room
Graduate Iowa City
8.8 Excellent
$117+
$117+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Iowa House Hotel - Iowa City - Bedroom
Iowa House Hotel - Iowa City - Bedroom
Iowa House Hotel
8.3 Excellent
$143+
$143+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
hotelVetro - Iowa City - Living room
hotelVetro - Iowa City - Living room
hotelVetro
7.2 Good
$93+
$93+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Quality Inn - Coralville - Living room
Quality Inn - Coralville - Living room
Quality Inn
7.6 Good
$85+
$85+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly