Stay Five Minutes from the University of Iowa

Hyatt Place Iowa City / Downtown places you at the forefront of arts, culture, entertainment and dining in downtown Iowa City. Our hotel is within walking distance of the University of Iowa campus, Kinnick Stadium, and Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Head to Pedestrian Mall, a bustling entertainment district located two blocks away, for its museums, galleries, dining and shopping. After a day exploring downtown or catching a college game, return to our spacious hotel rooms featuring Cozy Corners and comfortable surroundings or take a dip in our indoor pool.

Our Commitment to Care
We're committed to enhanced levels of cleanliness, as we reimagine the hotel experience.
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Digital Key
  • Digital Check-In
  • Business Services
  • Meeting Facilities


Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown Hotel Rooms Near University of Iowa

Stay comfortably in one of the 151 contemporary hotel rooms. Each room features a Cozy Corner offering a spacious seating area and sofa-sleeper. Large windows provide plenty of natural light and expansive views of downtown Iowa City.
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24/7 Dining

Wake up to free breakfast served every day at The Breakfast Bar where you’ll find a wide array of choices from fresh fruit, yogurt, and granola, to eggs, hash browns, waffles, and more.

Conveniently located in our free-flowing lobby, The Placery offers a thoughtfully sourced, cleverly curated menu. Try our Signature Burger, Chicken Caesar Salad, Turkey Pesto Sandwich, or sharable Parmesan Fries, which can be paired with one of our premium alcoholic beverages. Cheers!

Looking to grab something To-Go? The Market has a selection of bottled drinks, and fresh conveniently packaged items from snacks to salads, while our bakery case is filled with an array of tempting pastries and sweets.


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Our Hotel

Meeting Space

Meeting Space Classroom

Meeting Space

Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown offers two versatile events spaces equipped with modern technology and comfortable amenities for a productive and enjoyable meeting experience

Indoor Pool

Swimming Pool

Indoor Pool

Immerse yourself in a truly exceptional aquatic experience at Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown. Dive in, relax, and let our indoor pool be your oasis of serenity in the heart of the city.

Fitness Center

4.	Downtown Iowa City Hotels with Gym at Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown

Fitness Center

Work out day or night in the 24-hour fitness center featuring cardio machines and strength training equipment to help you stay fit.
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Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown is a pet-friendly hotel. Pets must meet criteria and restrictions. View fees and requirements below


$75 non-refundable fee per stay

Weight Limits

Maximum of two pets per room, no weight limit

Photos + Reviews

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Breakfast Area
Swimming Pool
Business Center
5.0 Stars

Business Trip

Overall, my stay was great, the staff was nice and helpful when I needed it. The hotel was nice, clean, modern, and had a good vibe. The workout area and pool were on point for a short stay. Hotel is in walking distance of everything you need, food, university, restaurants, etc.
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Travel with the World of Hyatt App.

We're bringing flexibility and peace of mind to your stay, with digital amenities that can help put you in control of how you connect with us. Discover the below amenities via the World of Hyatt app, available at Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown:

  • Digital Check-In
  • Digital Key
  • Account access
  • Points balance & earned rewards
  • Curated meditations from Headspace
  • Hotel stay bill
  • Hotel favorites
  • In-stay benefits