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Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City
2 out of 5
2216 N Dodge St, Iowa City, IA
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The price is $59 per night
3.5/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Clean and very friendly fast check in. We have stayed here twice and both times we had good experiences"…"

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City
The Bohemian
3 out of 5
2525 Highlander Place, Iowa City, IA
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The price is $139 per night
3.4/5 (558 reviews)

"it was under construction when I was there but it was a decent stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

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Cheap Hotels in Iowa City

Iowa City offers a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Iowa Old Capitol Building, Old Capitol Museum, and Iowa Museum of Natural History.

When it comes to discount lodging choices in Iowa City, the area has some budget hotels to choose from. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Alexis Park Inn & Suites - Extended Stay - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its overall value and overall condition.

Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable beds and overall condition. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center - At this 3-star hotel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the spacious rooms and helpful staff.

Planning Your Trip to Iowa City

Haven't decided on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 86°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 17°F
  • Rainiest months: June, August, July, and May, with an average rainfall of 4.71 inches
  • Driest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 1.60 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Iowa City

Iowa City attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then plan some activities that are easy on the wallet. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, or check out the area's cultural spots like Old Capitol Museum and Iowa Museum of Natural History.

Iowa City is also notable for its:
  • University life
  • Live music
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Bird watching
  • Cafés

Getting Around Iowa City

The closest airport is 18 mi (28.9 km) away from the city center in Cedar Rapids, IA (CID-Eastern Iowa). Iowa City might not have very many public transportation choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to explore the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Iowa City like for travelers on a budget?
Iowa City has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Kinnick Stadium, Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and Iowa City Public Library.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Iowa City?
Based on reviews, Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is The Bohemian.
What's the weather like in Iowa City?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 29°F. Average annual rainfall for Iowa City is 38 inches.
What is there to see and do in Iowa City?
Iowa City attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Coral Ridge Mall and Riverside Casino and Golf Resort, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Lake Macbride State Park and F.W. Kent Park, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Old Capitol Museum.
What's the best way to get around Iowa City?
The nearest airport is Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), 18 mi (28.9 km) away. Iowa City might not have very many public transportation choices so a car rental could be a reasonable alternative to see the area.

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