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Located 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Mercy Hospital, Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center is within a 15-minute drive of Coral Ridge Mall. This 90-room, 3-star hotel has conveniences like an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Iowa City Public Library and Iowa Museum of Natural History are also close to this Iowa City hotel.


Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.


All 90 air-conditioned rooms feature coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can expect free WiFi and wired Internet, along with cable TV. Other standard amenities include hair dryers, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

At Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help secure valuables, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Additional amenities include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center

2525 N Dodge Street Iowa City IA 52245

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 5832 square feet (525 square meters) include conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers an arcade/game room, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Conference space 
  • Computer station 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5832 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 525 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 90 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Clarion Hotel Highlander Conference Center offers 90 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Televisions come with cable channels and pay movies.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards.

  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast.

The Grille - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Dogs only
  • 3 per room (up to 20 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Clarion Highlander
  • Clarion Highlander Iowa City
  • Clarion Hotel Highlander
  • Clarion Hotel Highlander Iowa City
  • Clarion Highlander Hotel And Conference Center Iowa City
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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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