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Graduate Iowa City

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Graduate Iowa City

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near University of Iowa
8.8 out of 10 Fabulous
8.8/10 Fabulous

1,001 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Air conditioning
210 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA, 52240
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Self parking
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking services
  • Laundry service
  • Conference space
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Iowa City
  • University of Iowa - 2 min walk
  • University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics - 2 min drive
  • Kinnick Stadium - 3 min drive
  • Riverside Casino and Golf Resort - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Cedar Rapids, IA (CID-Eastern Iowa) - 32 min drive


  • Pints - 3 min walk
  • Starbucks - 2 min walk
  • Brothers Bar & Grill - 2 min walk
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory - 2 min walk
  • Donnelly's - 3 min walk

About this property

Graduate Iowa City

Graduate Iowa City puts you 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from University of Iowa. Guests can visit the 24-hour fitness centre for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Poindexter Coffee, which serves breakfast. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include free bike rentals and a terrace. Fellow travellers like the comfortable beds and helpful staff.


English, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 231 rooms
  • Arranged over 9 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site self-parking (USD 15 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • 4 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (9070 square feet)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free bike hire


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1984
  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness centre


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout curtains
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Mini fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Poindexter Coffee – This café serves breakfast and light fare.
Wilder – This restaurant serves brunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per accommodation, per night


  • Self-parking costs USD 15 per night with in/out privileges


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Sheraton Iowa City Hotel
Sheraton Iowa City
Iowa City Sheraton
Graduate Iowa City Hotel
Graduate Iowa City
Iowa City Sheraton
Graduate Iowa City Hotel
Graduate Iowa City Iowa City
Graduate Iowa City Hotel Iowa City

Frequently asked questions

Does Graduate Iowa City offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Graduate Iowa City does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Graduate Iowa City?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 35 per accommodation, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Graduate Iowa City?
Yes. Self-parking costs USD 15 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Graduate Iowa City?
You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at Graduate Iowa City?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Riverside Casino and Golf Resort (18-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Graduate Iowa City and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Graduate Iowa City also has a 24-hour fitness centre.
Are there restaurants at or near Graduate Iowa City?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, Poindexter Coffee.
What's the area around Graduate Iowa City like?
Graduate Iowa City is in the heart of Iowa City, a short 2-minute walk from University of Iowa and 11 minutes' walk from Mercy Hospital. The local area is considered walkable, as well as being good for shopping.







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8/10 Very good

Tanesha, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Toilet didn’t drain properly from day one Never was fixed—- only thing they did was say sorry.
Lisa, 3-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Must be short staffed
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel
Comfortable bed and perfect location to walk to many bars and restaurants
Alberto, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Joseph, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kim, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

David, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Traci, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Graduate is in the perfect location to everything in downtown Iowa City. Comfy beds, large rooms, wonderful service and friendly staff!
Susan, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kristin, 1-night trip
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