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Iowa City, IA, United States
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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Iowa City:S$ 197/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 56/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 124 - S$ 324
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 127 - S$ 318
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Iowa City

About Iowa City

A UNESCO City of Literature, Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa, historical buildings and a culture of creativity. From parks and public pianos to fossils, art spaces, German villages and a Presidential library, Iowa City is full of surprises.

Things to do

The downtown area is jam-packed with art venues hosting original works, such as handcrafted textiles at the Iowa Artisans Gallery. Stop by Akar Design for artistic ceramics, glass and pottery. The Art Mission on South Linn Street carries everything from pottery to antiques, Motawi tiles, Persian rugs and Laura Wilder artworks.

The gold-domed Old Capitol Building now holds a museum reflecting the state’s history, while the nearby University of Iowa Museum of Natural History showcases Native American artefacts, prehistoric tools, and taxidermy. To see a 1800s-era home with period decor and archaeological excavations, visit Plum Grove Historic House.

Don’t miss seeing the Devonian Fossil Gorge, an archaeological anomaly created millions of years ago when the area was part of the ocean floor. You can now see ancient fossils at 20 different discovery points. Another unique place to visit is the Amana Colonies, a collection of seven German villages hosting old-world shops and cafes.

More than 40 lively sidewalk cafes dot the downtown district, including Atlas World Grill on Iowa Street. For contemporary Italian cuisine, try Baroncini Ristorante Italiano on South Linn Street. You can appreciate both historical architecture and craft beer at Union Brewery in the Gilbert-Linn Street Historic District.

Getting around

Iowa City caters to pedestrians and cyclers, but you can also use taxis and rideshare services. Rental cars are available in the city or at Cedar Rapids Airport, about a 20-minute drive away.

Iowa City travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Iowa City?

    Graduate Iowa City (8.6/10 from 1,138 reviews), Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown (8.8/10 from 299 reviews), and Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City (7.3/10 from 656 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Iowa City.

  • What is a good hotel near University of Iowa?

    With a rating of 8.6/10 from 1,138 reviews, Graduate Iowa City is a hotel close to University of Iowa that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Iowa City near Kinnick Stadium?

    The most popular hotel near Kinnick Stadium is Graduate Iowa City, with 1,138 HotelsCombined users scoring it 8.6/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics?

    1,138 HotelsCombined reviews of Graduate Iowa City score it 8.6/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.

  • How much do hotels in Iowa City cost?

    Iowa City hotels have an average price of S$ 204/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Iowa City?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in Iowa City starting from S$ 69 per night in the last 3 days.