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Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Other than the fact that we chose this property for its pool (indoors, large for a hotel), and when we arrived we found out that the pool was closed for repairs, our stay here was fine. The room was very clean, although dated like the hotel. The beds were a bit on the firm side, but at least there were...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Jeffery Hickman...

Southern Minnesota
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I booked this on line through Booking.com. I read the reviews and knew to expect a dated but clean hotel. We just stayed one nigh as part of a longer motorcycle trip to the Tennesee Smoky Mountains. We were within walking distance of a restaurant. I would not plan a romantic evening there, but as a quick overnight stay it...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Kind regards, Jeffery...

Viking
Reviewed 15 August 2016

When we first walked in I thought this is going to be the best place we've stayed so far...this place has a beautiful "public area" , but when we got to our room & looked around it was under par...extra small bathroom, the tub should have been replaced, the toilet seat was loose, the bed & pillows were uncomfortable...wise night...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Julie, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional...

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at this hotel for one week over each of 45 years. It's down to two stars and reminds me of a Motel 8. This last stay this week demonstrated how the Boston owners get out of touch with little things. I am chalking it up to cultural differences in what they believe in and me.

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience...

Cincinnati
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this Clarion. Although it is an old facility, it has been well refurbished, spotlessly clean and well maintained. The registration desk is very efficient and helpful. The room was spacious furnished nicely clean and comfortable. We will stay again if we travel through Iowa City

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to...

Reviewed 27 June 2016

We checked in after 1st day of orientation and room was nice and cold and clean. The beds were comfortable and the pool was clean. The staff very pleasant and one lady even made waffles since previous customer had burned both waffle irons. She went above and beyond to clean stuck batter and ensured the waffles were being cooked properly...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to...

Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this hotel on our way through Iowa. The rooms were clean and large, the beds were very comfortable, and the staff very pleasant and professional. We had a nice conversation with the front desk about their facility and various conventions held there in the past. The breakfast was awesome and classy as we had a restaurant area with booths...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online survey with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to...

Reviewed 24 May 2016

We checked in late last night and were exhausted. The clerk at the front desk did not want to be bothered with me, the customer. I asked if there was a room available and the rate. (The parking lot was almost empty.) He said there was and I paid. He then gave me directions to the room. Had not mentioned...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience...

St. Louis
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Clean hotel! Nice rooms, comfy bed. Poolside room was so great! Traveled with several families and we were able to keep our room doors open, sit at the tables outside our room and enjoy togetherness outside of our room. Pool very nice, water a bit cool, but hot tub was just right. Enjoyed a hot breakfast included with the room....

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional...

Beaver Island, Michigan
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Everything about this hotel was excellent. The jacuzzi was hot, the swimming pool was warm, the breakfast was ample with lots of choices, scrambled eggs, bixucits and gravy , waffles, fruit, yougurt, juice and cereal. The wifi was speedy, the staff was friendly. There was a restaurant and lounge on site. The restaurant had very good food and service at...

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Jeffrey H, General Manager at Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located off Interstate 80, the Clarion Hotel® Highlander Conference Center hotel is less than four miles from the University of Iowa. Local points of interest like the Carver-Hawkeye Arena multipurpose venue, the North Dodge Athletic Club and Amana Colonies National Historic Landmark are all just minutes away from this Iowa City, IA hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

Address: 2525 N Dodge St, Iowa City, IA 52245-9556 (Formerly Quality Inn Highlander Conference)
Region: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $108 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Clarion Highlander Hotel Iowa City
Quality Inn Iowa City
Iowa City Quality Inn
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Get a room that is far away from the lobby. If they have a wedding, it can get pretty noisy.”
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“If you do not wish to climb stairs, ask for a room on the first floor, as there does not seem to be an elevator.”
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