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Standard Double Room, 2 Queen Beds, Poolside
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Signature Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Basic Single Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Basic Single Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Business Single Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
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Classic Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Business Single Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Signature Single Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Comfort Double Room, 2 Queen Beds
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Premier Single Room, 1 King Bed
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly hotel with free breakfast and restaurant

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant

Located in Iowa City, The Highlander Hotel is in the business district, within a 10-minute drive of Mercy Hospital and University of Iowa. This 4-star hotel is 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from Iowa City Public Library and 4.4 mi (7 km) from Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse.

Stay in one of 97 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads and hair dryers.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant or snacks in the coffee shop/café. The hotel also offers room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Iowa City? This hotel has facilities measuring 5832 square feet (525 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, The Highlander Hotel provides a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and coworking spaces. Event facilities measuring 5832 square feet (525 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2020.

The Highlander Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Coworking spaces
  • Children's games
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1967
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free self parking
  • Stereo
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Books
  • Games
  • Smoke-free property
  • Swimming pool
  • Table tennis
  • Music library
  • Dog exercise area
  • Conference space size (meters) - 525
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Luggage storage
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5832
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Ballroom
  • Reception hall
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 97
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking , Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

The Highlander Hotel offers 97 accommodations with bathrobes and slippers. These individually decorated accommodations include desks. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 27-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Pay movies
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Champagne service
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Children's books
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Closed captioned TV

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

The Highlander Lounge - Onsite cocktail bar. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Snack Shack - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Dogs and cats only
  • An off-leash area is available

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted

This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Carte Blanche. Cash is not accepted. This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Debit cards not accepted

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Number of children who can stay free - 4

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 1.5 percent tourism fee will be charged

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Clarion Highlander
  • Clarion Highlander Iowa City
  • Clarion Hotel Highlander
  • Clarion Hotel Highlander Iowa City
  • Clarion Highlander Hotel And Conference Center Iowa City
  • Clarion Highlander Hotel Iowa City
  • The Bohemian
  • The Highlander Hotel Hotel
  • The Highlander Hotel Iowa City
  • The Highlander Hotel Hotel Iowa City
  • Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center

We should mention

Up to 4 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.