Rated 5 out of 5 by Jer82 Great Stay
I have stayed here many times, each stay exceeds my expectations. The rooms have great amenities, the beds are wonderful, and is located in the busy hustle and bustle of downtown Iowa City!
August 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jim3317 Great location
This hotel is ideally located in the heart of downtown Iowa City - close to several good restaurants and coffee houses. The room was extremely comfortable, and the staff was efficient and friendly. The rate was reasonable, and included parking at a nearby parking ramp. I would definitely stay here again.
August 11, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by 111111111111111 Penn State ve Iowa
This hotel was sold as a 4 star but I have been all over the world and would rank this hotel at 2 star at best
December 1, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Deriksen Always been a good experience
My daughter attends University of Iowa and this is my preferred place to stay when we're in town.
October 31, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by megs1120 Everything was fantastic!!
Beautiful hotel! Very comfortable and clean. They also accept dogs! Great experience.
August 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by steph25 Awesome stay
The staff and facilities were exceptional. Had a great time with friends and family.
January 5, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Patrick77 Room Readiness
Our room was not ready. We waited an hour and a half and were forgotten about.
February 2, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by tomkn18 Great Mattress
I slept for nine hours straight. I haven't done that in my own bed in a year.
October 16, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hamab outstanding staff
The staff at the front desk should be a role model for other Starwood hotels!
October 31, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by MPIA6 Convenience
This hotel is very convenient for downtown. Beds are wonderful, shower too short. Said rooms would be ready by 3:00 - were not, so were rushed to get to wedding.
August 12, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by TLC51 Nice Hotel But Cheap Management
The hotel was nicely laid out. The room was nice but the management is ridiculously tight on perks. As a gold member I was informed that under no uncertain circumstances was I permitted to the use the Club Lounge. I'm only starting to use Sheraton more over the past year so I haven't bothered to read all of the rules; however, I can tell you that every other Sheraton that I've stayed at, I was given access to the Club Lounge. And, that was without ever asking. To be honest, I didn't have time to use the lounge but the attitude was a real turn-off. I will think twice about staying at this hotel again, despite all of the other attributes.
June 9, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by vlk21 Will definitely stay here again!
I stayed here for a business conference. The room was clean and very comfortable. The bed was very comfortable with amazing blankets. Nice, roomy shower and great lighting in the bathroom. I liked the extras - blow dryer, iron, make-up mirror, etc. Staff was very friendly.
Our conference was held in the motel also. The food was great and the meeting rooms were very nice.
August 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MaryUIHC2014 This hotel has a wonderful staff.
I've experienced the Sheraton at Iowa City for over a year. From the front desk, to the bell staff, to the concierge lounge - I've received wonderful service. Heather, Nancy, and April always greet me with a smile at the front desk. Dave and Heather at the Concierge lounge are always there in the mornings and evenings to start my day off or let me unwind after a long work day. And, the bell staff, Dan, Zak, Milosh, Chitoka, Hannah, and Katie are so helpful and willing to take me and pick me up at the hospital, really taking an interest in visiting with me. I've felt like this hotel is my 2nd home in Iowa City. I can't say enough about the great staff that works there.
May 1, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Beware Beware of hidden costs!
Great location is the only positive thing I can say. Otherwise, beware. Review your bill before you leave for extra charges. I was asked at checkout if they could e-mail me my receipt. I agreed and later found they had charged me for a roll away bed (the room -911 had absolutely no space for a roll away). There was also a "lounge fee" which I found out was for the 2 beers we had while eating appetizers in the Club Lounge. We were never informed that there was a charge for anything that was advertized as "complementary food and drinks". I asked for a manager to call me regarding these charges but have not received a call back!
November 1, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by BrianFromCTS Pleasant Surprise
This was a great place to stay and up to the "big city' standards that was not expected in Iowa City. Very pleased with the rooms here and will stay here again if in town.
August 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Noll1 Located in the center of the downtown action
Room was very nice and cozy. They had failed to empty wastebasket and pick up a washcloth but otherwise fine. If you expect a refrigerator you will need to ask.
August 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by RedShirtWhovian Warm and memorable
The hotel staff was excellent. They were attentive, and very friendly. When there was an issue, they worked quickly to make it right. If you've traveled to Europe, and were amazed by the attentiveness of hotel staff there, much of that is echoed at this hotel. There is almost a sense of ownership by every employee at the Iowa City location.
Speaking of which, the location of the hotel was ideal, and there were plenty of dining options within walking distance after a long days work. It was within minutes of the college and hospital, so if you're on professional or personal business in this district, I recommend staying here.
And, there was even a welcome reception for SPG members on Tuesday. I hadn't expected this, but it was a nice way to unwind after a long day of meetings.
I will stay with them again. In fact, I'm looking forward to it.
July 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by jim721 room for improvement
stayed on 8th floor, spg floor... foyer carpet outside elevator was absolutely disgusting...stains from previous garbage run over (liquid??)....not what you expect on spg floor...have stayed at this hotel many times..great staff but many areas need facelift if you look close...
July 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Beli This hotel is a good meeting faciltiy
Nice facilities to conduct meetings
August 3, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by RexRacer Visit to the U of Iowa
Very comfortable and convenient location.
August 2, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 The Shower Doors Fell On Me While Showering
I had quite an experience at this hotel, at which i have stayed before and have a pending reservation in the future -- perhaps. While showering the glass sliding shower doors fell in one me. Well, one did, the other started falling away for me. I caught both of them and after a struggle stacked them against the wall. Had to shower without shower doors. All I got from the manager was "thanks for telling us about it." Insulting.
July 19, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by BettTraveler OK hotel, terrible club product
This is an average Sheraton-issue product. Very little storage space in the room. The Club product is an absolute joke. The breakfast offered is an insult to the guest. The pastries are no better than edible, the eggs are horrible. The quantity and variety of the offering leads one to believe that no one thought guests would show up in the morning to have breakfast.
July 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by MT14 Comfortable Bed
The Customer Service Representative (April) was very rude & unprofessional when we checked in the hotel. Prior to our arrival I worked with Jennifer and she was accomodating, very pleasant and professional. After April was rude, I asked specifically for Jennifer who assisted me quite well! Other than that our stay went extremely well!
July 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by AJTraveler A good hotel location for Iowa City
This hotel is well located within the heart of downtown Iowa City. Many restaurants and shops are within walking distance. I would imagine during University of Iowa home football games, this hotel would be an ideal stay.
July 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by EagleRider Excellent Hotel
Since the remodel, this hotel has taken a giant leap forward into comfort and convenience. I especially appreciated all the additional power outlets by the desk and the night stands for all of today's digital devices. It saves not having to crawl under a desk or move a table around to find an outlet. This was a very much appreciated feature from your remodel. The room was also extremely comfortable and it just felt like "home away from home". The only negative is that the hot tub by the pool was small, only holding 5 people max. However, when we used it, only 4 could fit and then it was tight. Hopefully in the future the hot tub could be made larger. Thank you for a great stay!
August 14, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by EMG65 Front desk staffing
There were frequent long lines at the front desk. It wasn't clear where to check in or check out. When checking out you don't want to wait in a long line that has people checking in - as checking-in usually take longer than checking out. Staff were behind the desk, but they were not efficient in directing guests, and reducing the line. I had to bud in to check-out as I wasn't willing to line up behind 9 people (I counted) .... better planning required..
July 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by dontstay Needs much improvement
not at all what was expected since it was a Sheraton hotel, thought it would have been much better for what was paid. Linens were not replenished daily such as towels and washcloths, and when front desk was asked for linens, they were never brought. floor was dirty, bathroom was not cleaned daily, coffee was not furnished daily. There was a young swim team staying at the same time as our stay, so there was a lot of loud children running up and down the halls at all hours of the night. Would have had a better stay at a cheaper hotel.
June 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Georgie10 Great beds
I have traveled many places in and out of the US. This hotel definitely is on my list of some of the best beds I have slept in.
July 28, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by scully12 readiness of room
room never ready for us!!
July 29, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by amigo2012 Room cleaness unsatisfactory
The room was never cleaned as it should be. besides that on Saturday the cleaning person came at 9 am and we asked him to come later. I came back to the room at about 12 and the room wasn't cleaned so I called again and the person arrived at 3pm saying that he has 40 rooms to clean and it is difficult for him to come whenever somebody needs his services. To my knowledge the industry guide say that you should asign only 18 rooms per day per maid so if the person was right then you are completly out of the industry regulations and you can't expect the rooms to be clean and your guests to be satisfied.
May 23, 2012