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Brown Street Inn

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 14 February 2011

This is a wonderful B&B. I needed to be very focused on my business in the area and the B&B was a perfect place to do that. The rooms were quiet and spacious. The beds were so comfortable. The owners were friendly, engaging, and professional. They gave me space when I needed it and they also shared in conversation when...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 January 2011

The rooms are clean and well-maintained. The inn is situated in an historic neighborhood. It was not far to downtown Iowa City, yet there was very little traffic. The breakfast fare was excellent, with locally-grown items prevalent. The owners know a lot about local history and activities, and can make excellent suggestions on what to see and do. Overall, it...

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des moines, cornwall uk
Reviewed 7 December 2010

We have stayed at the Brown Street several times before. They are busy so ring early as it fills up. My daughter and I wanted a post Thanksgiving relaxing overnight. Exactly what we got. And the hosts are witty, intelligent and so gracious. The house is so pretty, and the room was new to us and lovely. I cannot recommend...

Thank Esmekate
Reviewed 26 November 2010

We have stayed in many "Inns" throughout the United States, as well as in their European counterparts, but we have never had a more pleasant experience. The innkeepers have managed to create a charming inn without overwhelming guests with artificial "Americana," which is the downfall of so many similar efforts. Our room, the Suite Room, was spacious and quiet and...

Thank cardinal74
Homewood, Illinois
Reviewed 23 November 2010

I first stayed at The Brown Street when my daughter had her orientation for University of Iowa. What a fabulous experience! Over the last three years we haved stayed there every trip to visit our daughter. The house is beautifully appointed, and the innkeepers make you feel like part of the family. They have great suggestions for restaurants and things...

Thank scarlettok
Kirtland, Ohio
Reviewed 10 October 2010

My wife and I read all the great reviews for the Brown Street Inn and thought it can't be perfect. Well, after staying one night all I can say is that is was pretty darn close. The Inn was in spotless condition. Really clean, not a thing out of place. Mark, one of the owners was super friendly an was...

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Athens, New York
Reviewed 15 September 2010

This is the first time my wife and I have stayed at a B & B. We both truly enjoyed the experience and would do it again. The owners treated everyone like family. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. The breakfast bagels and breads, made down the street, were excellent.

Thank HBNY6
Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 24 August 2010

My wife and I made a hastily arranged trip to Iowa City to visit our daughter and son in law. They suggested the Brown Street Inn because of its proximity to their apartment and the University. Luckily we got the last room for our two night stay. When we arrived after our long trip from New York we were greeted...

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Eureka, California
Reviewed 4 August 2010

A wonderful B & B. The inn is very inviting and rooms are nicely appointed with private baths. Breakfast featured an abundant fresh fruit plate for each guest, bagels, fresh breads, granolas, and a different homemade pastry each morning. Also, freshly baked cookies in the afternoon. Mark is a wonderful host & baker. I can't say enough about our wonderful...

Thank bthode
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 July 2010

Great choice for anyone visiting Iowa City; walking distance from downtown and many university locations.

Thank misszoey

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 1913 Gambrel Cottage style mansion is on a quiet street in the Brown Street Historical District. Contemporary but yet timelessly elegant appointments can be found throughout the Inn. We are walking distance to downtown Iowa City, and the University of Iowa Campus. Where hospitatality means coming home! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brown Street Inn

Address: 430 Brown St, Iowa City, IA 52245-5805
Region: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: €130 - €249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Brown Street Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I love the cheery yellow with windows facing east and south.”
 of 5 bubbles jpociengel, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The king suite upstairs has the most room and the most privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles dwilsonwing80, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have similar views and amenities”
 of 5 bubbles doca953, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The suite at the top was quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles kimdrautz, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Each room has its own color and uniqueness. I have not had a bad room yet.”
 of 5 bubbles thanks4thefish, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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