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Fishers, Indiana
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I can't say enough wonderful things about our stay here. It was perfect in every way. Mark and Bob went out of their way to make us feel special and made sure that we had everything that we could need and want during our visit. I have stayed at many different B&B's over the years and this one has to...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Soothing, comfortable, beautiful. Worth every penny and then some. Beds very comfortable. Quiet and elegant atmosphere. A place you hate leaving. WONDERFUL hosts! Delicious breakfast and homemade cookies. Microwave available in foyer with tea and fresh water. Feels like living in an elegant home.

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My husband & I love the Brown Street Inn and look forward to staying there whenever we are passing through Iowa. Mark & Bob are the most gracious of hosts. The inn is inviting, full of lovely antiques & artwork. We have tried almost all of the rooms & each is different. I think it's hard to pick a favorite....

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I've had the pleasure of staying at the Brown Street Inn several times over the past few years. Mark and Bob are wonderful hosts, the rooms are comfortable and quiet, the sitting rooms gracious and peaceful, and the breakfasts are absolutely delicious. Can't recommend this place highly enough, and I wish I could visit more often!

Thank Ellen D
River Falls, WI
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My sister and I were in Iowa City for a concert at Englert Theatre and chose the Brown Street Inn to experience the town. Mark welcomed us as if we were friends and showed us the public areas of the home, a beautifully decorated living room with fireplace with french doors and huge windows facing the front porch; and a...

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Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Mark and Robert are fantastic hosts, and their B&B was perfectly appointed. Beautiful, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, lovely sitting room and front porch, and tasty breakfast. Great location in a beautiful historic neighborhood walking distance from their vibrant downtown. It was the perfect setting for a meet-up with my parents. It felt like being at home because we weren't cooped...

Thank Carolyn M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My last stay at Brown Street was, I believe, my 5th stay with Mark and Bob. My wife and I traveled to Iowa City for the weekend to visit our son who is in school at U of Iowa. Each stay at Brown Street has been remarkable for the overwhelming hospitality we have experienced. Bonus: comfortable rooms, quiet street, great...

Thank bdaun
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Brown Street Inn when in Iowa on business. The hosts were super friendly and the Inn was wonderful with stylish and comfortable rooms. The hosts provided us with information about where to eat and what to see.

Thank Dick S
St Louis MO
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I have stayed at the Brown Street Inn numerous times while on business and find it perfect for my needs. The breakfasts are ready when I am; the desk in the room is perfect to work at during the day, and the exceptional quality of the house makes me feel at home even when I'm away. I highly recommend this...

Thank JohnStLouisMO
DeKalb, Illinois
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Between 2007 and this year when my work with an Iowa City organization ended, I spent many nights and had many breakfasts at the Brown Street Inn. I was there often enough that I got to know Mark and Bob very well and, through me, my wife and both of my kids also got to know them. They are, in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
Region: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $185 - $268 (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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“The suite on the third floor for an extended stay. Very roomy with lots of sitting space and desk areas. Largest bathroom. Very private.”
 of 5 bubbles DawnKT, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check the website. Descriptions are accurate”
 of 5 bubbles TMICHAELHATTY, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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