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The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

A training ground for hotel mgt the hotel is a few years old, nice rooms, furnishings and a great farm to table restaurant. Service can very with the experience of the staff but if you are in Cedar Rapids this is one of the best hotels. Convenient to the airport and they have a shuttle service as well.

Thank Kate0768
Blairsburg, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this beautiful, modern hotel! So much to love! The staff were friendly and helpful, the room was spacious and quiet, the decor was stunning, and shuttle to and from the airport was great! All of this and parking for a week for one low price!

Thank 50034Nelsons
Brisbane, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intriguing design features -- both in the public areas and in the room -- and very friendly people at the desk. The restaurant -- "Class Act" -- is also excellent. We had a tiny glitch with the billing (after the fact) but it was corrected easily via telephone. I'd definitely come back.

Thank tonypress
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere, food and service was 5-star. Waitress said the didn't have any Kirkwood Chardonnay wine chilled, but manager came over and gave a comparable complimentany glass of Kirkwood wine! It was fabulous and most of the six of us bought one!

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I am very impressed by this place! I stayed on Sunday, Sept. 15th for the Bryan Adams concert and couldn't have been more pleased. This is not your ordinary hotel - it's a teaching hotel where students work with the guests, especially on the culinary, dining experience. That being said, I think this is one of the best hotels I've...

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Lee B, General Manager at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your thoughts regarding your recent stay. I am glad you were able to enjoy the concert and our property! Thank you for your suggestions on how we can provide an even better stay next time! We look forward to having you as our guest again soon.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a gem. The front desk people could not have been better -very friendly, accommodating with recommendations, The rooms are very well appointed. The only thing lacking was a mini fridge, but they had everything else you would expect from a top hotel. Bed and bedding wonderful. We left fairly early in the morning, but had a nice breakfast at...

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Lee B, General Manager at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a note about your recent stay at our hotel. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our luxurious guest rooms and our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again soon as our guest.

New York City
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Every staff member who we met was as nice as could be in this hotel partially staffed with students from the nearby college. The room itself was nice; high ceilings, generous size room, lovely bathroom with a walk in shower, good supply of towels and nice toiletries. Room for improvements: no bottled water in the room, no turndown service, front...

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Lee B, General Manager at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to provide your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am truly sorry that not everything went the way it should have. Your feedback helps us know where we can improve to provide the best service to all of our guests. If there is anything I may do for you please do not...

Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a very nice hotel. It is used by the nearby college for real time learning about the hotel industry. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great suggestions on restaurants not at the hotel location. One of the things that was a drawback to the hotel was the location. It is about a 20 minute drive into the...

Thank CS-KS
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We wondered why all of the reviews were not "good" but "great". We were there with our son and family for a reunion of sorts. The room was very clean and perfect. A full array of device charging and plug ins. Chromecast available on the TV. Asked for an extra hour for checkout and they made that available. We couldn't...

Thank jonesgp
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Reserved a room here based on other online reviews. The hotel is located at the edge of a community college campus on the south side of Cedar Rapids. I literally arrived at the hotel after driving on a narrow road between fields of corn. Apparently the community college offers a degree in hospitality, and may of the students work at...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 71-room hotel at Kirkwood Center includes six deluxe suites and meeting space for every event, from business to pleasure. The Hotel at Kirkwood Center is the largest and most comprehensive teaching hotel in the United States. It is staffed by professional management and lead staff assisted by Kirkwood students. ... more   less 

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Address: 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5231
Region: United States > Iowa > Cedar Rapids
Price Range: $219 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Hotel at Kirkwood Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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The Hotel At Kirkwood Cedar Rapids
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#1 Business Hotel in Cedar Rapids
#1 Green Hotel in Cedar Rapids
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#2 Family Hotel in Cedar Rapids
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“All rooms I have stayed in are quiet, It is in the middle of Iowa farms.”
 of 5 bubbles Kate0768, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All views were equally good. I suppose an upper floor would be desireable”
 of 5 bubbles sce123, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in the suites and love the size of the social area.”
 of 5 bubbles R1132WQkarent, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No bad rooms”
 of 5 bubbles S1521XRrobertt, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Long halls--try to get something closer to the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles Sharon95GCP, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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