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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: -Great location in the heart of Iowa City's bar district -Modern design, stylish -Comfortable bed -Big, spacious room -Good shower Cons: General lack of amenities for the price, e.g.: -No room service -No spa, no gym on site -No restaurant (other than the sushi place), so no breakfast/coffee on site -No bar (other than the sushi places, though the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice rooms and generally nice staff, but they turned cold and unhelpful at points. In particular, we begged for a late check-out (wife and I have two little kids and NEVER get to sleep late apart from this vacation) and they refused (or offered 30 mins) without bothering to pause to check if the room was booked, when they expected... More 

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Detroit
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65 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Located in the heart of the downtown area, this is an upscale, urban hotel. We had a week long stay while I went into the local university hospital for surgery. (Special rate for patients) Could have stayed at one of the many chain hotels in the area, but we found this gem, which offers a few balcony rooms, which allows... More 

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Chicago, IL
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

ok my boyfriend really likes this place and I really do not. his likes: design concept bed (comfortable) glass shower with rainfall shower head my dislikes: price point cold feel, not home like loud outside parking is bad check in takes a long time I don't know why he likes it, but he really does. if I were given my... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I traveled to Iowa City for a wedding recently and stayed at the Hotel Vetro. Before I even arrived, employee Makaylee McDowell went out of her way to help me with some needs that I had regarding room amenities. She put in more effort than most hotel employees would, going above and beyond what I expected, and I really appreciated... More 

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Gardner, Kansas
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I love this hotel! It is very trendy. I love the industrial look of the hallways. The rooms are modern with a kitchenette. The bathroom has a nice size shower and hug tub. The door is a frosted glass panel tot he bathroom. There is no lock, be prepared. My daughter loved the lighted mirror in the bath. It's another... More 

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Los Angeles
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The beds are good, if lumpily made, and the location is outstanding. The towels are thick and fluffy. Other than that … Where to begin with this place? Let’s start with the trek from the parking area to the rooms. From the parking structure, you and your bags have to go down one elevator; around an four-foot-high wall through a... More 

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USA
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41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The architecture and design of the room was nice, but the room was tired and in disrepair. Seems like it could be pretty nice if it were fixed up a bit and it has a lot of potential... but as-is, it was not very good. --The window shades were in bad shape, they were hard to open/close, and the cords... More 

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New York
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62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Well, first of all, I was there for the Iowa City's Writer's Conference. I called ahead to ask if they had a "business center" or a printer that I could use. The did, indeed have printers, but they never worked. I always ended up having to go to the copy store or the public library. The rooms are pretty big,... More 

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Hotel Vetro is an exceptional hotel, with spacious, modern rooms and a not-to-be-beat location, with a staff that is wonderful. This is our second stay here, and everything was perfect--except for our room location over the "Party Balcony." The hotel has some rooms that have large balconies and we were, unfortunately, right above one of them where there were 10... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elegance, sophistication, and metropolitan flair-experience it all at downtown Iowa City's newest hotel and conference center, located just a block away from the University of Iowa. Listed by Budget Travel Magazine as one of the Top 100 Best Values in the World, hotelVetro is the ultimate in upscale lodging. Boasting modern architectural design, deluxe guest rooms, contemporary kitchens, and the sophisticated yet environmentally conscious amenities, hotelVetro is ideal for short or long-term stays. HotelVetro is a premiere Iowa City conference center, with over 15,000 square feet of versatile banquet space and meeting rooms. Featuring a stunning 4,800 square foot open-air Roof Garden, which offers a magnificent view of the Iowa City Cultural District, hotelVetro provides an unforgettable backdrop for business and social events. HotelVetro offers a complimentary shuttle within a 3 mile radius based on availability. ... more   less 

Additional Information about hotelVetro: studio suites & convention center

Address: 201 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
Region: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Price Range: $235 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — hotelVetro: studio suites & convention center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Hotelvetro: Studio Suites And Convention Center
Hotelvetro: Studio Suites & Convention Center Hotel Iowa City
Hotelvetro Studio Hotel
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“401 if you want a balcony. Ask for the U of I Hospital rate if you are going there.”
 of 5 bubbles GPTraveller, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one not facing the mural.”
 of 5 bubbles sweiserw, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room that faces the construction. It's quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles missbuilding, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beware the "Party Balconies"--choose a room away from a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles EdW502, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view other than a huge wall mural....”
 of 5 bubbles georgew419, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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