Top 10 Extended Stay Hotels In Iowa City, Iowa - Updated 2024

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Pavan Kumar 
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From delectable dishes to vibrant, collegiate spirit, you can find almost everything in Iowa City. If you are intrigued by literature, then this UNESCO City of Literature will captivate your minds with its Old Capitol Museum and the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art!

You can experience unbridled joy by catching a show at The Englert Theatre or paddling through the Iowa River Water Trail and cherishing the stunning vistas dotted across the city. While you are touring, do not forget to try their infamous falafels that will surely satisfy your palate. With such a wide array of compelling attractions, your days can turn into weeks before you even realise it.

Looking for a comfortable, hassle-free, and long-term stay in this vibrant city? Check out these top extended stay hotels in Iowa City, Iowa!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 22, 2024.

1. Hotel Chauncey Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton (from USD 100)

At Hotel Chauncey Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, you can experience a seamless blend of luxury and comfort. This 3-star hotel boasts an in-room kitchen so that you don’t have to miss out on home-cooked food.

If you are not in the mood to cook, you can try out scrumptious dishes at their restaurant. Feel free to binge a TV show and stay entertained with their complimentary WiFi services and flat-screen TVs.

In the mornings, you can work out at the fitness centre, and as the sun sets, indulge in the stunning vistas by lounging on the terrace. If you are in the mood for a drink, do not forget to hang out in the bar!

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Hotel Chauncey Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 404 East College Street
6.78 km (4.3 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the room was very clean and large
the room is super spacious and clean
Host:
the staff was very friendly and helpful
Location:
the location is great
great location will definitely be my goto for iowa city hotel in future
the hotel was very nice and close to the venue i was attending that night
we loved having the balcony it’s location is close to so many restaurants and shops
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2. hotelVetro Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton (from USD 85)

Located only a mere 0.3 miles (0.48 kilometres) from The University of Iowa, hotelVetro Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is an ideal accommodation option. By paying an additional 75 USD, you can also bring your pets along with you and enjoy your extended stays even more.

With in-room kitchenettes and restaurants both being available, you can choose whether you want to cook meals or buy them! You can blow some steam off at the round-the-clock fitness centre or try some of the yoga and Pilates classes offered by the property.

You can also access free WiFi anywhere at this hotel. If you are in the mood for some fun, try out recreational activities in the game room. This hotel also offers laundry services, so you do not have to worry about carrying enormous bags of clothes.

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hotelVetro Iowa City, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Address: 201 S Linn St
6.67 km (4.2 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedding was extremely comfortable as were the other furnishings in the suite
Cleanliness:
helpful staff clean rooms convenient location
clean rooms and friendly staff
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3. Element Iowa City (from USD 119)

Element Iowa City provides you with a home away from your home, so your extended stay is as pleasant as possible. While you are here, feel free to take advantage of the free WiFi services. Moreover, large desks are also installed in all 90 rooms, ensuring that you have a dedicated workspace.

The rooms also feature kitchenettes, so you can experience the joy of cooking outside your home. There is an indoor pool where you can take a lazy swim and then unwind in the spa-inspired bathrooms of the hotel! A laundry facility is also available at the property for your convenience.

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Element Iowa City

Address: 314 South Clinton Street
6.58 km (4.1 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
felt like it was a dorm room not very warm and inviting
Cleanliness:
the hotel was very clean and quiet
it was clean and had a good location
Location:
very cool place convenient location
very nice rooms and staff great location great price
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4. Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University (from USD 158)

A stay at Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University guarantees superior comfort and luxury. Soak in the stunning city views from the on-site Vue Rooftop and luxuriate in the indoor pool. You can either enjoy a tasty meal at Garden Grille or prepare something magical within the provided kitchen area.

This hotel also features a fitness centre so that your extended stay does not interrupt your fitness goals and free WiFi across all its 143 rooms. With the on-site laundry services, you can avoid the hassle of carrying piles of dirty clothes home.

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Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 328 S Clinton St, Iowa City, Iowa City (IA), United States, 52240-4025
6.59 km (4.1 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

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5. Luxury condo with panaromic city vistas (from USD 199)

This sleek and luxurious condo features a private balcony along with an acacia roof deck, where you can lounge and relish the stunning views of Iowa City. You can also soak in the natural sunlight that filters through the rooms!

With a dedicated common workspace and complimentary WiFi enabled, you can carry out your business activities without any hassles. This condo also features a kitchen, where you can cook delicious meals. In-house dryers and washing machines are also available.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
6.41 km (4.0 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum
37 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic views comfortable bedroom cozy living room with beautiful sunrise with morning coffee
modern and comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
the condo itself is very clean well decorated and comfortable
very clean and in a great location
location was perfect clean and neat
great location clean beautiful well appointed etc
Host:
ross was an excellent host responsive to any questions
gorgeous place + highly communicative and helpful host i highly recommend ross
communication with host was excellent
ross is a great host and the condo was excellent
Location:
wonderful condo and great location
fantastic location beautiful decor
great place and incredible location
great location very easy access from downtown would stay again
the location was perfect - we could walk everywhere we needed
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6. Cosy bungalow with a gorgeous yard (from USD 175)

Nestled in a historic neighbourhood, this bungalow is an ideal accommodation option for extended stays. The floors are finished with hardwood floors, which gives a rustic and comfy feeling to its guests.

The fully stocked kitchen is also equipped with Keurig and drip coffee makers, so you do not have to miss out on your morning caffeine fix. Laundry and ironing facilities are also available to take care of all your laundry needs. After a long, busy day, sink into bed and stream Netflix and other services on HDTV! A beautiful yard can also be accessed.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
7.54 km (4.7 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum
20 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the furnishings were very nice and cozy
great internet good lighting comfortable
easy comfortable furniture arrangements with quality design
linens were great and beds/couches/chairs comfortable
kitchen was well stocked with cooking utensils and we appreciated the welcome snacks left for us
Cleanliness:
it was super clean and lots of comfort items included
Host:
everyone was friendly -- the deluxe bakery is amazing
check-in was easy and the hosts had great communication throughout
nicely appointed and luke was a great host to work with
would stay here again for sure luke was super helpful and directions were simple and clear
luke was a great host the house is very clean welcoming and cozy
Location:
this house is a perfect location for a campus visit
great location and cute place bathroom is kinda smaller but definitely manageable
good place to work if someone is traveling for business
the neighborhood is quiet and safe
close enough to walk—though over a mile it’s not bad at all
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7. Adorable Victorian cottage (from USD 100)

If you are looking for accommodation options for two weeks or more, this quaint cottage is perfect for you! And guess what? You can get the entire cottage to yourself, which means you get all the privacy you need.

The fully equipped kitchen has been renovated to encompass all the modern essential kitchenware and appliances to facilitate your cooking experience. A washing machine is also installed in the cottage for your laundry chores.

Since the neighbourhood is serene, you can sit in the backyard and enjoy the intertwined beauty of lush nature and silence.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
6.28 km (3.9 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum
13 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was spotless so clean
the home is very clean and stylish
jackie’s place was perfect for my stay super comfortable sparkling clean and great location
Host:
jackie was a great host who made sure we had everything we needed
i highly recommend this house and the host
communication with jackie was fantastic and she was a fabulous host
and jacqueline was was responsive conscientious and thorough
Location:
the location is ideal and within walking distance to downtown iowa city
the location was great and the house was well appointed
walkable to downtown iowa city and in a beautiful historic neighborhood
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8. Two-story townhouse with courtyard view (from USD 170)

From a fully equipped kitchen to an in-unit washer and dryer, this two-story townhouse has got all the amenities to make your extended stay delightful and comfortable. With ceiling heights and windows that are over 10 feet (3.05 meters) tall, this condo takes advantage of the natural sunlight and also offers unadulterated views of the city.

There is also a lovely outdoor dining area if you would like to experience the joy of al fresco dining.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
6.33 km (4.0 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum
42 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and bedding were very comfortable
the television had an awesome picture
Cleanliness:
the towels in the bathroom were clean and soft
incredibly clean and very comfortable
clean and kitchen was well equipped
the beds were so comfortable and we really liked the cleanliness of the place
the unit is very nice and ross keeps it very clean
Host:
you were a great host
ross was very responsive and helpful
great place and great host
Location:
great location to many restaurants and shopping
fantastic condo in a great location
great location and very roomy
amazing place in a perfect location
the location was perfect with campus and great restaurants all within a short walking distance
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9. Charming bungalow with a patio (from USD 206)

If you want to be close to the downtown area and enjoy the vibrant neighbourhood, this accommodation option is the one for you. With stunning vistas of the Iowa River, this property offers you a memorable stay.

The fully equipped kitchen is all set to help you with your delicious meal preparations. This bungalow is in close proximity to an array of trendy restaurants, too. You can also take a walk across the bustling streets or simply unwind and relax on the private patio.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
6.07 km (3.8 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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10. The Library on the River (from USD 328)

The Library on the River is a cosy condo that boasts stunning riverfront views. The living room features an escapade from the world in the form of myriads of books, board games, and even a pool table.

There is also an enormous workspace, where you can work without any distractions! There is a fully equipped kitchen to ensure that your cooking experience is seamless. This condo also provides you with complimentary WiFi. So, whether you are looking for a splash of entertainment or an area where you can focus, this condo has got it all covered.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
6.31 km (4.0 mi) from The Iowa Children's Museum
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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A cosy stay at Iowa City

Whether you are interested in arts or adventure, Iowa City has got something that will capture your heart. An extended stay in this city will leave you with innumerable memories and charming experiences. Be prepared to fall in love with this city, and do not forget to book one of the hotels with extended stays in Iowa City, Iowa, and have the time of your life!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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