Rated 5 out of 5 by Lizardoliver Beautiful Hotel in a Beautiful Downtown
I really enjoyed the stay. My daughter (12) and a friend enjoyed the pool. We could complain about the people loud in the hallways in the middle of the night. But, why would that be the hotels fault? Beautiful room! Bed was so comfortable and WHITE. Was worried about the hot cheetos fingers getting on the beds. Bathroom was very impressive. I don't get around ALOT...but, I was very impressed with the beauty of the decor.
November 7, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by jcapp great location, nice staff, but didnt respond to our problem with A/C
we have stayed with you a few times and always enjoyed a ourselves. Your front desk people are very welcoming.
One big problem this time though, our room was 77 degrees as the cooling did not work. Alerted the desk on my second day and when I returned at midnight it was still 77 degrees. No note form the staff saying that had even been to the room so perhaps they did not even try.
Other than that, we enjoy your place
November 14, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Wisconsinfan Great service and location.
The employees are great! They all put forth the effort I expect from a Sheriton. They were always polite, smiling and gave the impression they genuinely cared that we were happy. Rooms and hotel were clean and updated. Negatives -The fitness center is lacking in weight equipment. The machine that is there is junk and not up to the standard I expect. Parking is $10 a day, Wi-Fi is an extra cost, which I think is absurd.
July 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by James09 Good location and service
As a platinum member we had a wonderful upgrade. We enjoyed the room and requested a refrigerator because we were traveling with perishable food in 100 degree temperatures in a cooler. They supplied the refrigerator. The bathroom had a shower usually seen in European hotels that save on water. The club room had very nice appetizers and breakfast. We were very pleased with this our third stay at this hotel.
July 28, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by CollegeTownFan Great Hotel and Location was Perfect
Wow - my family and I really like college towns and when we are travelling, like to stay in or near one. Well, this hotel's location was amazing and right near Iowa's campus, located near restaurants, shops, and had a great pool. The only two things that we wished that it had were free internet service and a breakfast that wasn't so expensive, especially since we had to pay to park and we had two children.
August 9, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by iowade Must have been a bad night and morning
We stay here four times a year for chemotherapy treatments and checks at the hospital. .The chairs are always poorly arranged for chatting and watching TV. The refrigerator was unplugged and needed to be pushed across the room to a plug. In the concierge room there was very little fruit and not replenished. In the morning, there was a long wait for regular coffee, and the egg dish ran out.
July 13, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Deb53 This hotel is very convienient.
I had a big problem with the heater,(cold and then water shoooting everywhere) I got immediate help from the staff but unfortunately the room they moved me into the heat didn't work either but I was to tired to notice until I woke up in the morning very cold.Temp 66. The front desk people were very good as well and took the price of one of my days off the bill. I appreciated it.
October 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by danielhcy Welcoming Staffs with Outstanding Service
My stays with this hotel was outstanding because of the service from the staffs. For business reasons, I have to visit Iowa City on bimonthly basis. Although not frequent, I was remembered by the staffs after a few stays. I appreciate such welcoming greetings in a new city.
September 9, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by McKenna Disappointing
My husband and I were expecting a lot more considering the room rates. The room and bathroom was very small and crowded. The floors looked like they hadn't been vacuumed in months and a vent in the bathroom had one inch of dust, hair, and buildup on it. The breakfast (only for 'club' members) was a joke. If this hotel was 1/2 what they charge it still wouldn't be a good choice.
December 7, 2011
Rated 2 out of 5 by me25 Dissappointed
The room was clean.
The air conditioning was terrible, it never got cooler than 75 and humid.
Most often, hotels offer some kind of breakfast with your stay and this hotel had nothing unless you paid an increased rate, we were already paying more than the usual for this area.
All of the surrounding hotels gave a discount rate for Iowa Orientation and this hotel did not.
July 6, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by HappilyEverAfter19 Amazing hospitality
We have stayed at this hotel several times but last night topped them all. We got engaged yesterday and stayed in celebration. They went above and beyond to make the day and night special for us!! We even woke up to a congratulations card and breakfast for two at the Share restaurant . We especially want to thank the night manager and the front desk! They were great!
March 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Chasser213 Great Hotel!
We have stayed at this hotel many times, particularly over the July 4th weekend. We have never been dissapointed! Great customer service, great location and always a pleasure to return to after a hot day in the sun listening to jazz. Thanks to everyone that makes our stay pleasant. It takes all of you to make us happy enough to keep returning. Keep up the good work!
July 8, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jackson1 Great location and a good hotel
I like this hotel. It just needs some tweaks.
The shower in our room varied in and out on it's temperature.
The bell staff was overtaxed and mostly unavailable.
The cleaning staff forgot to leave coffee and cups and shower supplies. They also did not make our bed after we had taken the $5 token the day before but wished our room to be finally cleaned the next day.
June 15, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by dskeztravel great staff, slow start, but got in gear
Hotel staff was great!. Check-in was a zoo , despite a special Gold / Platinum line, this check-in line was not staffed :(
I was booked under a corporate rate including brkfas , internet and parking. Parking was comped, internet was included but not strong enough to connect to my iphone / ipad devices as the connection was made but dropped soon after. I had to use my 'wired' connection for my laptop to avoid similar 'drops' When I called after arriving to get the internet connection process, Jessica walked me through the steps and was very very helpful on all the tips for the hotel. She was kind enough to provide me with a complementary snack delivered by room service. Unexpected and very nice.
I spoke with the front desk daily regarding other details with my stay and each time I was helped by a staff member "that just started" and had to contact their manager for help. Each time the answer I received ended up being incorrect ;(
Upon my depature, I was emailed my folio, which was quoted with the incorrect rate. I stopped by front desk to correct , and found that I had the correct rate, but the folio I received via email was for another guest!
Overall the glitches were overcome and I am looking forward to my next stay as I am booked for the next 11 months at this property
October 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by 10travel Outstanding staff and service
I had to be there under family hospital related circumstances and the staff at this hotel could not have been better. We have stayed at the top hotels around the world and I was treated the way we are treated when we are spending over $2,000 a night on a room at the best hotels. I would feel very comfortable recommending this place to anyone.
June 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jim119 excellent service and friendly people
My one night stay turned into four nights due to problems with the project that I was working on. The entire staff from the front desk to the waitstaff to building engineers were so kind and ready to assist me. I need to return to Iowa City in a week or two and will be staying at the Sheraton. I was especially fond of Kim R. and the front desk!
November 17, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by TJ44 Great staff
We were in Iowa City for a swim meet. Nancy checked us in but our room was not scheduled to be ready until normal check in time. She went above and beyond and found us a room that was ready immediately. It was convenient since we were traveling as a family. Great service. The location near the U of I swim facility was unbeatable.
May 29, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by mfgillon bed and noise
my wife and I are Iowa grads and have stayed at this hotel many times, under different management, the bed we had was poor at best, the neighbors loud, at 230 in the morning..and overall a potential quiet and relaxing weekend became a drawn out, poor experience that has created a poor week of 12/10/12..
December 12, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by LM328 Great Hotel/terrible beds
This hotel is in a perfect location for the Univ. of Iowa campus. The staff was excellent. Very friendly and helpful. The decor is very pleasant. The rooms are fine although the counter space in the bathroom was small. However, the beds were the most uncomfortable my family and I have ever slept in.
June 18, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mike12 excellent, but 2 problems
Excellent comfort, club lounge breakfast and refreshments, service. Would have rated 5 stars, except: (1) elevator signal too loud- echoes down the hall and disturbs sleep
(2) printer in Club Lounge was out of ink for two days: front desk reported they were still awaiting delivery of ink cartridge.
June 11, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jenn39 LAZY
Got a room as a gift for my birthday and as were down town hitting the local establishments and before we went to dinner after a swim were were going to shower and what do we see as we look up 2 dirty was cloths from another guest. Not the best thing to see for the price of the room
December 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Curt525 Always a Pleasure
Our daughter is a senior at University of Iowa. We have enjoyed many stays at Sheraton Iowa City over the years. The facilty is modern, clean and comfortable. Staff is extremely customer service oriented, and pleasant. Of course, the location is optimal for visits to the University.
October 31, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by manning Needs to improvement
People were nice but did not explain one thing about they offered at the hotel we had to keep calling the front desk for info, remote control didnt work, ice machine didnt work, addtional charges for things not told to us, no breakfast what so ever, for the money ITS NOT WORTH IT!!
June 23, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by michele2012 great for dogs and family!
thank you for taking us in iowa. after traveling for 29 hours, we were stuck and had no where to go. we had an 8week old and 3 year old. we were traveling to iowa and couldn't get any further.....thank you for the wonderful stay! the front desk workers were so nice and welcoming!
December 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Julie45 Location is great
The only problem we had was the lights from the pool were on all night and with our room being by the pool, we had light shining in our room the entire night. We had to pull the curtains together as much as we could and move the table back against them to keep them together.
November 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by pkh1950 Well maintained accomodations
Room was comfortable, clean and pleasantly decorated and furnished. Negatives: Burned out entry light upon arrival. Although a non-smoking facility, encountered heavy smoke in hallway and near the elevator. When reported, staff acted promptly to correct both situations.
October 19, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Martymay great location; bad amenities
I can't believe the hotel charges $10.00 a day for Internet -- that seems ridiculous when much cheaper hotels inthe area provide free wireless. Also, we were there for a convention,a nd the food served was terrible -- tasteless and dry. I expect more from a Sheraton.
October 16, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by ROLLO Blinding snow
Thanks for welcoming us and being so friendly.
We were exhausted after 10 hours in bad weather with a 9 year old child and 2 dogs.
You saved my sanity,plus you made a little girl and her 2 dogs so happy.
We all slept great and made it to Christmas in Minnesota .
December 26, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Beda Favorite Hotel in Iowa City
With two students in the U of I we have made many overnight trips to town, stayed in most of the best hotels and this is the best for the money. Great beds, well furnished rooms and the best location. We've never been disappointed with anything at the Sheraton.
December 20, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by BrendaK Great Weekend in Iowa City
My husband and I were visiting our daughter at the University of Iowa and stayed for the weekend at this hotel. From the minute we checked in to when we left the service was perfect. It was a busy weekend due to several events but the staff never missed a beat.
February 8, 2012