Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

2525 North Dodge St., Iowa City, IA 52245 United States (USA) near Exit 246 on I-80 (~0.2mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
41.688329-91.495291
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Local Attractions

North Dodge Athletic Club 0.5mi/0.8km N Mercer Athletic Fields 1.0mi/1.6km S Sycamore Mall 1.0mi/1.6km S Englert Civic Theater 2.0mi/3.2km S Highpoint Golf Course 3.0mi/4.8km E Old Capital 3.0mi/4.8km S Old Capital Museum 3.0mi/4.8km S Carver Hawkeye Arena 4.0mi/6.4km W Firefighter's Memorial 4.0mi/6.4km W Hancher Auditorium 4.0mi/6.4km S Kinnick Stadium 4.0mi/6.4km W University of Iowa 4.0mi/6.4km W Finkbine Golf Course 5.0mi/8.0km S Gold's Gym 5.0mi/8.0km W Coralridge Mall 6.0mi/9.7km W Coralridge Theaters 6.0mi/9.7km W Ice Skating Rink 6.0mi/9.7km W Pleasant Valley Golf Course 6.0mi/9.7km S Herbert Hoover Library 8.0mi/12.9km E Lake McBridge 8.0mi/12.9km N Coralville Lake 10.0mi/16.1km N Amana Colonies 20.0mi/32.2km W Kalona Area Crafts 25.0mi/40.2km S Tanger Outlet Mall 26.0mi/41.8km W

Verified Reviews of Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Awful"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
I don't even have words to describe how bad this place was. I was there maybe 15 minutes and returned my key card and left. Absolutely disgusting.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 27 to Fri Feb 28 2020 at a $45.00 average nightly rate.
3.5 out of 5. Based on 126 guest reviews

Property Description

Our spacious sleeping rooms featuring recliners, free high speed internet access and complimentary continental breakfast. Unmatched relaxation facilities and meeting and banquet space make us the obvious choice for all of your overnight and event accommodations. Largest indoor pool and atrium in the area.We are happy to provide complimentary wireless High Speed Internet Access throughout the hotel. Our facility offers a wide variety of recreational activities for rest and relaxation for those times when there are no event functions. Our full service pool side Lounge and Grill are on site and open 7 days per week for our guest's to enjoy. The Grill features a full menu which includes appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and full dinners. Our bar area has flat screen tv's, and is pool side, so that your attendees can unwind and have fun with others. Room Service is available from 5:00pm-9:00pm daily for those times when business executives need to stay in and get their work done.Our complimentary hot breakfast is one of the best in the area and features eggs and a meat choice daily. It is served in a nice relaxing restaurant environment to avoid the hassle of eating in a congested lobby area like many other hotels.In addition, we offer the area's largest pool area with a depth of 8 foot 6 inches for the deep end. We also provide a whirlpool for those guests who want to unwind and relax in an alternative way. Our Exercise Room features a treadmill, stair stepper and recumbent bike and will allow guests to work out their tension when it is convenient for them.Parking – We provide complimentary ground level Parking and approximately 200 parking spaces to ensure adequate parking for all events and guests. Location - We are conveniently located off of Dodge Street, just off I-80 at exit 246. The hotel is just a short three exits from Iowa's largest indoor mall, the Coralridge Mall, and is only minutes from the University of Iowa. Facilities - We can provide guests with an updated full service Business Center which features two computers, a printer and laptop plug-ins that will allow all our guests the necessary access and equipment to conduct their business when needed. We can assure you the quality of service and hospitality of the Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center is the finest you will find in this area. We offer a level of service, amenities, and atmosphere associated with many of the more exclusive hotels found in the larger cities; however, at a much more affordable price. We appreciate this opportunity to submit this bid and thank you for considering us as an overflow hotel for your convention. We have the facilities & experience to make your event the best! Come join us.

Green Sustainability

We do, we offer incentives for opting out of housekeeping services.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 15.00
Check Out: 11.00
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 90
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 84
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 11
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 7 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 15000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 1173 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 4.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5pm-10pm
Pool Info:
Our large indoor pool is open daily from 6am - 11pm.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4pm 24 hours prior
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 500.00
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
City Tax: 1.00%

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Games room
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Solarium
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids. 26 miles. Taxi fare approx 35.00

Local Shuttle Info: Shuttle available upon request

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is complimentary for each over night guest. We have an extended buffet including, sausage links, eggs, waffle bar, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, fresh fruit and cereal.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Animals are allowed, $20 fee per animal per night.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wi-Fi

About Clarion Hotels

  • Full-service property with meeting/event space and available catering services
  • Feature a restaurant or social bar and lounge based on location
  • High-quality bedding
  • Free high-speed internet
  • 24-hour business center services
  • Spacious rooms with large desks

The Clarion Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Clarion Highlander Hotel, Clarion Highlander Hotel Iowa City Ia, Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center, Clarion Highlander

Hotel Rate Trends at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

Rate fluctuations of Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

The graph above is averages of room rates for both our group prices and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The best group/meeting discount shown is 40.3% in October 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $139 in the month of June 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center.

Feel free to use the Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Iowa City event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Piper's Ballroom 81 x 72 x 12 5832500/----3505050--36/--600400--
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Piper's Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
5832 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
81 x 72 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$500.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$5000.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$5000.00 USD
West Ballroom 50 x 45 x 12 2250150/----100--------/--150150--
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West Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2250 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
50 x 45 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$4000.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$4000.00 USD
Garden Room 66 x 40 x 8 2640125/----75--------/--150125--
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Garden Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2640 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
66 x 40 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
3
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$200.00 USD
Mirror Room 30 x 18 x 9 54055/----24--------/--6055--
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Mirror Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
540 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 18 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$600.00 USD
Gold Room 35 x 31 x 9 108560/----50--------/--7060--
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Gold Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1085 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
35 x 31 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$600.00 USD
Celebrity Conference Room 20 x 14 x 9 280--/----------12--/--------
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Celebrity Conference Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
280 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$200.00 USD

FAQs about Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

What time is check in?

Check in time is 15.00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11.00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center have?

There are 90 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center?

Yes, they have 7 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center?

Breakfast is complimentary for each over night guest. We have an extended buffet including, sausage links, eggs, waffle bar, biscuits and gravy, yogurt, fresh fruit and cereal.

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Can I get a AAA rate at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: 1 King AAA Rate Coffee Maker in Room Desk Recliner HBO Free High Speed Wireless

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: 1 King Senior AARP Rate ID Required Coffeemaker in Room Desk Recliner HBO

Is there a gym at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Our large indoor pool is open daily from 6am - 11pm..

Testimonials:

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"On behalf of our entire group, I would like to thank you. The service you provide is a very valuable and helpful service. Do you service the entire United States? I book rooms a couple of times a year for different activities that our group participates in, and will use your service again in the future." M.G. - Yorkville, IL

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