Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

2525 North Dodge St., Iowa City, IA 52245 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Highway Hotel in Johnson County
41.688329-91.495291

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Local Attractions

University of Iowa, Hospitals, Carver Hawkeye, Kinnick Stadium, Hancher Auditorium, Coralridge Mall, Hoover Library, Amana Colonies, Casino, Kolona, Mercer Park Aquatics

Verified Reviews of Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Group was very pleased."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Group reports rooms were great. Breakfast was good and staff was friendly.
(Meeting planner, booked 25 rooms), from US flag
25-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jun 22 to Sun Jun 23 2019 at a $89.00 group rate (28% discount).
3.0 out of 5. Based on 249 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.

Green Sustainability

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

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 14.00
Check Out: 12.00
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 90
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 71
Handicap Rooms: 1
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-10pn
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


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Animals are allowed, $10 cleaning fee per animal.


  • 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
  • VCR or VCP
  • Voicemail
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Laundry valet service
  • Movies in room
  • Breakfast in room

Airport & Shuttle Information

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

Local Shuttle Info: Complimentary Shuttle

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.

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

Group vs. Individual Rates at Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

Rate fluctuations of Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

The graph above is trends of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual prices our system could find at the time the group bid was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 40.1% in the month of February 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $124 in the month of July 2020. 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 14.00 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 12.00 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 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

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

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 shopping nearby?

Yes. Close to shopping.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. Wifi quality could be improved. The majority of guests said the wifi quality was bad.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

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..

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

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 36.9%.

Testimonials:

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"Everything worked out perfect. I will use this service again in the future and I will turn my friends and our organization on to your service. I have already turned your service on to another AAU Boys Basketball Club and I will continue to spread the word. I love this service." D.C. - Bethesda, MD

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