Courtyard Iowa City University Heights

901 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, IA 52246 United States (USA) near junction 242 on I-80 (~2.2mi)
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3.0 Star property
41.655510-91.552020
+1-800-219-2797
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  • Our hotel comes with an indoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 25.9%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 140 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 6 floors
  • Hotel has 10 suites
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 7 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local attractions

University of Iowa, Kinnick Stadium, Carver Hawkeye Arena, UIHC, Stead Family Children's Hospital, University of Iowa Field House, University of Iowa Swimming Facility, Downtown Iowa City, Xstream Arena, GreenState Family Fieldhouse

Verified reviews of Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked in recently:
"Excellent Hotel & Accommodations"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Clean hotel. The food was good and location good.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Oct-2023 Verified review, stayed from Wed Oct 04 to Thu Oct 05 2023 at a $159.00 average nightly rate.
"Very Clean Hotel"
Overall score5.0/ 5
The hotel is very impressive. Very clean and everyone was so friendly. Very good experience. Would book again.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Sep-2023 Verified review, stayed from Wed Aug 30 to Fri Sep 01 2023 at a $141.50 average nightly rate.
"Beautiful Rooms & Good Restaurant"
Overall score4.0/ 5
Beautiful room, nice bed, large fridge, great shower, huge TV. Restaurant was very good. We had the best waitress! Would stay again.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-May-2023 Verified review, stayed from Thu May 11 to Fri May 12 2023 at a $182.99 average nightly rate.
"If you want to SPOIL YOURSELF, stay at this WONDERFUL HOTEL!"
Overall score5.0/ 5
I stayed here because of the winter weather we were having and I am so glad I did!I thought the hotel was just wonderful! The room was nice and clean and smelled just wonderful. I thought the food was just excellent and ALL of the staff was very nice and helpful. Plus the heated pool was SO RELAXING. If you want to spoil yourself, book a stay at this hotel. You will not be disappointed.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Feb-2023 Verified review, stayed from Tue Feb 21 to Fri Feb 24 2023 at a $124.00 average nightly rate.
"Awesome Hotel With Shuttle to Hospital"
Overall score5.0/ 5
This is an awesome hotel! Very accommodating, clean, comfortable with a shuttle to the hospital. The staff is the friendliest! Will stay here again!
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Feb-2023 Verified review, stayed from Wed Feb 22 to Fri Feb 24 2023 at a $156.99 average nightly rate.
"Beautiful Hotel"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Beautiful hotel! Great place to stay.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Jan-2023 Verified review, stayed from Sat Dec 31 to Sun Jan 01 2023 at a $147.99 average nightly rate.
"Beautiful Hotel!"
Overall score5.0/ 5
Very nice hotel and friendly staff!
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Jan-2023 Verified review, stayed from Sat Dec 31 to Sun Jan 01 2023 at a $147.99 average nightly rate.
"Went the extra mile."
Overall score5.0/ 5
We are here with a family member at the nearby hospital in critical condition. Hotel staff found rooms for us after the hotel was booked solid and offered to personally transport us to the hospital on a day their shuttle bus was not available.
(Individual traveller, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Oct-2022 Verified review, stayed from Tue Oct 25 to Wed Oct 26 2022 at a $129.00 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 6 guest reviews

Property description

New hotel located across the street from the University of Iowa, Kinnick Stadium, and the Stead Family Children's Hospital. Full-service features including flexible meeting space and banquet team. the Bistro bar & restaurant and Starbucks with 21 TVs, and large outdoor patios with outdoor TVs and firepits.

Green sustainability

Marriott program

Details / Other expenses

Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM
Year of last renovation: 2021
Floors: 6
Rooms: 140
Corridors: All rooms have interior hallways
Non-smoking rooms: 140
Rooms with disabled access: 8
Rooms with one bed: 51
Rooms with two beds: 89
Suites: 10
Room windows: Windows do open
Cleaning frequency: Daily
Meeting rooms: 7 View spaces
Meeting space: 13000 sq. feet
Event space: Holds 600 people
Dist. to food/bars: On-site
Dist. to a 24hr restaurant: 1.0 Miles
Dist. to the nearest gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar hours: 6am-10pm
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Indoor heated pool, 6am-10pm daily. Adjacent to outdoor pool patio with lounge chairs and seating.
Ownership: Kelly Murphy
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours prior to arrival
Nightly parking: 0
Total taxes: 13.50%
Total misc. fees: £0.00 GBP
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.00%
City Tax: 7.00%
Other Tax: 1.50% (Direct Marketing Fee)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Generator for sleeping rooms
  • Generator for public spaces
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Starz
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Terrace
  • Voicemail

Airport & shuttle information

The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids (22 miles)Iowa City Airport- 1 mile

Local shuttle info: Complimentary shuttle service, by appointment

Breakfast information

The Bistro serves made-to-order hot breakfast menu items (not included in hotel room rates) and convenient "grab & go" items. Breakfast available daily 6am-10am. Starbucks counter with your favorite signature coffee, lattes and cold brew.

Pet friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry but pets are not allowed.

Parking information

Complimentary parking onsite, private lot.

Internet/Wi-Fi

Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Cleaning policies

All Marriott International cleaning protocol

About Courtyard by Marriott

  • Business centered hotel with functional rooms and and a multi-use public area
  • Free Wi-Fi in guestrooms and lobby area
  • Flexible workspaces, soft bedding, and Paul Mitchell products
  • Lobby provides a casual meeting and workspace, business center, and GoBoard® Touchscreens for Info on the Go
  • 24/7 Market offering practical food/beverage options

The Courtyard by Marriott highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights, Courtyard Iowa City Marriott

Meeting rooms and event rooms at Courtyard Iowa City University Heights

Below are the meeting, conference and event spaces at Courtyard Iowa City University Heights.

Feel free to use the Courtyard Iowa City University Heights meeting space capacities chart below to help with your event planning. HotelPlanner specialises in Iowa City event planning for hotel rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, as well as negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting room name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sq ft)
Event
5'/6
Event 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
Theatre
Theatre layout
Reception
Reception desk for meetings
Regist.
desk
Registration desk for meetings
The Heights Ballroom & Rooftop Patio 95 x 58 x 13 5510350/--1201208060----/--400325--
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The Heights Ballroom & Rooftop Patio

Ballroom with adjoining rooftop patio with incredible views of Kinnick Stadium, the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and the downtown Iowa City skyline. Modern feel with hardwood floors, stone walls and floor to ceiling windows.
Room type:
Ballroom
Total size:
5510 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
95 x 58 x 13 Ft
Floor level:
6
Power outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
20
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
Yes
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • Projection equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.
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Melrose Room 61 x 41 x 9 2501120/--6040403024--/--200100--
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Melrose Room

Located on the top floor with 180-degree views of Kinnick Stadium, the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and the downtown Iowa City skyline. Modern decor with hardwood floors.
Room type:
General Meeting Room
Total size:
2501 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
61 x 41 x 9 Ft
Floor level:
6
Power outlets:
10
Columns:
2
Windows:
10
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
Yes
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • Projection equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.
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Kinnick/Carver Rooms Combined 65 x 25 x 11 1625100/--6050404039--/--12080--
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Kinnick/Carver Rooms Combined

Flexible space with tons of natural light and adjoining outdoor patio option.
Room type:
General Meeting Room
Total size:
1625 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
65 x 25 x 11 Ft
Floor level:
Ground level
Power outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
12
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
Yes
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • Projection equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.
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Kinnick Room 37 x 25 x 11 91460/--4020222422--/--70----
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Kinnick Room

Flexible space with tons of natural light and an outdoor patio area.
Room type:
General Meeting Room
Total size:
914 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
37 x 25 x 11 Ft
Floor level:
Ground level
Power outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
6
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
Yes
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • Projection equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.
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Carver Room 28 x 25 x 11 68640/--3220161516--/--60----
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Carver Room

Room type:
General Meeting Room
Total size:
686 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
28 x 25 x 11 Ft
Floor level:
Ground level
Power outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
6
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
Yes
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • Projection equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.
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Boardroom 14 x 10 x 9 157--/----------6--/--------
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Boardroom

Room type:
Boardroom
Total size:
157 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
14 x 10 x 9 Ft
Floor level:
Ground level
Power outlets:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Is there natural light?
No
Are there obstructions?
No
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
Yes
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • Projection equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.
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The Bistro Patio 35 x 35 x 0 122550/--------------/--------
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The Bistro Patio

Room type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total size:
1225 Sq. Miles
Dimensions:
35 x 35 x 0 Ft
Floor level:
Ground level
Power outlets:
2
Columns:
2
Is there natural light?
Yes
Are there obstructions?
Yes
Are there built in screens?
Yes
Is there a built in stage?
No
Is there built in A/V?
No
Amenities available
  • Coffee / Tea Setup
  • Food / Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Flip Chart
  • Sound System
Rates vary by day of week, length of rental, food & beverage purchases and hotel room needs.

FAQs about Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00 PM 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 PM 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 Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights have?

There are 140 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

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

What kind of breakfast is at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

The Bistro serves made-to-order hot breakfast menu items (not included in hotel room rates) and convenient "grab & go" items. Breakfast available daily 6am-10am. Starbucks counter with your favorite signature coffee, lattes and cold brew.

What parking is available at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

Complimentary parking onsite, private lot.

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

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

Is there a pool at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Indoor heated pool, 6am-10pm daily. Adjacent to outdoor pool patio with lounge chairs and seating..

Can I get a group rate at Courtyard by Marriott Iowa City University Heights?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 25.9%.

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