Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention Center
Guest Rooms2,800
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel250 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues41
Average Room Rate$104.00
Daily Food Cost$15.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate12%

Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

The Iowa City/Coralville area offers a large selection of accommodations, with more than 2,500 hotel, motel and bed & breakfast rooms in the area. Located at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Interstate 380, the Iowa City/Coralville area is centrally located within the Midwest and is just a short 15-minute drive to the Eastern Iowa Airport. The Iowa City/Coralville area, with its state of the art facilities, beautiful accommodations and excellent service, is the perfect location for any meeting or sporting event. Enjoy big city amenities without the big city prices. The Iowa City/Coralville area is a cost effective site to host your next event. The communities boast reasonable sleeping room rates, hotel/motel tax percentage and food & beverage service charge/gratuity percentage.

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Getting Here

Centrally located in the Midwest, the Iowa City/Coralville area is just a short drive from the Eastern Iowa Airport. Located at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Interstate 380, the area is easily accessible no matter which direction you are coming from. With the easy walkability of downtown Iowa City and the convenient public transportation of Coralville, the area is easy to navigate once your here.

Distance from Airport

  • Eastern Iowa Airport

    32.19 km from City Center

  • Quad Cities International Airport

    104.61 km from City Center

  • Des Moines International Airport

    188.29 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Carver-Hawkeye Arena/Kinnick Stadium

Carver-Hawkeye Arena: The 15,000 seat facility is home to the University of Iowa's men's and women's basketball teams, women's volleyball, wrestling, and men's and women's gymnastics. Carver has been host to the Big Ten and NCAA wrestling championships and Big Ten and NCAA regional and national gymnastics championships. Kinnick Stadium: Kinnick Stadium serves as the site for Iowa home football games. With a capacity of 70, 585, Kinnick ranks as one of the 20 largest college-owned stadiums in the nation. Iowa continually rannks among the top 25 schools in the nation in home attendance. There's nothing quite like a home football weekend at the University of Iowa.

Downtown Iowa City Pedestrian Mall

Business District
Downtown Iowa City is home to over 150 restaurants, shops, bars, and attractions - there's never a shortage of thing to in. Known throughout the state as the culinary capitol, just about every street in Downtown is home to extraordinary dining and drink options. From books to handmade stationary, vintage wears to sports memorabilia, unique quality artisan finds are the specialty at over 70 locally owned shops in Downtown Iowa City. Home to several art galleries, historic Englert theatre, open-daily movie theatre, and public art works, Downtown Iowa City is the artistic and cultural epicenter of Iowa’s Creative Corridor.
103 E. College Street
Iowa City, IA, US 52240

Breweries & Wineries

Backpocket Brewing: One of Iowa’s newest breweries and maker of world class craft beers. The 15,000 square foot facility features a large tap room and beer garden for the public. Visit the tap room to enjoy fresh beers, oven-fired pizzas and a spacious beer garden, all in full view of a brewing operation, so close you can touch the tanks. Big Grove Brewery & Taproom - Iowa City: Big Grove Brewery and Taproom is a 26,000 sq-ft brewery, restaurant and entertainment venue. Stop in for one of their award winning beers on tap, enjoy casual dining from a menu of street-food inspired small plates and sandwiches, play a game of ping pong, foosball or soak in some live music. Big Grove Brewery - Solon: Established in 2013, Big Grove features a changing variety of its own craft beer, brewed on site, along with an array of other local and nationally known micro-brews. The menu is a mix of traditional Iowa comfort food, great burgers, Neapolitan style pizzas and constantly changing, seasonally driven entrées. Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery: Cedar Ridge is a family-owned vineyard, winery, distillery and event space. Award winning wines and small batch spirits are produced including Iowa’s highest rated wine and its first bourbon. Complimentary wine tastings, tours and a full menu are offered at the beautiful 7,000 square foot facility. Kalona Brewing Company: A craft brewery and restaurant in downtown Kalona, local craft beer made on site and a full-service restaurant featuring wood-fired pizzas, burgers, brats and beer battered onion rings. Many vegetarian and vegan options are available.

University of Iowa Museums

Old Capitol Museum: For more than 150 years, Old Capitol has represented the pioneering spirit of Iowa and The University of Iowa. The last capitol of the Iowa territory, it served as Iowa’s first state capitol from 1846 to 1857. Old Capitol Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for more than 30,000 visitors, researchers and school children each year. Museum of Natural History: For over 150 years, the Museum of Natural History has served the academic and public community with exhibits, research collections and programs. Events are open to the public at no charge or a for a minimal fee. University of Iowa Museum of Art: While working to rebuild a permanent home following the flood of 2008, selected works from the UIMA collections are on view at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport and the UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City.

The University of Iowa

The University of Iowa carries out its academic mission primarily through its 11 colleges, which offer undergraduate and graduate education, professional education, and education and training in the health sciences. Iowa is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It's home to one of the nation's largest and most highly acclaimed academic medical centers, the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop, and more than 200 different academic areas of study for students to explore.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum

Experience the extraordinary life of Iowa’s only president and see changing exhibits at the Hoover Museum - one of 13 presidential library-museums in the nation. Visit the large gift shop featuring souvenirs on the life and times of Herbert Hoover, the U.S. presidency and the State of Iowa. Located 10 mi east of Iowa City in West Branch.
210 Parkside Dr.
West Branch, IA, US 52358

Iowa River Landing

Business District
Iowa River Landing is a remarkable, 180-acre mixed-use development located on Interstate 80 at Exit 242 (1st Avenue) in Coralville, Iowa. Perched along the Iowa River, Iowa River Landing is anchored by the 286-room Marriott Hotel and Conference Center and includes more than 330,000 square feet of retail, office, residential and entertainment space. It is also the home of The University of Iowa Health Care’s medical clinic, Homewood Suites, Von Maur, and many other retail, dining, and entertainment offerings.

Golf Courses

Brown Deer Golf Course: Voted for the third year in a row by Iowa City Press Citizen & Corridor Business Journal readers as the best golf course in the corridor. Brown Deer is an 18-hole public course with driving range and practice facility. They also offer a full service pro shop and banquet facilities. The 60 acre course offers some of the most picturesque and challenging golf in the Midwest. Finkbine Golf Course: Finkbine Golf Course is the University of Iowa Athletics Department championship golf course and is home to the Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams. Named for W.O. Finkbine, who donated the land to The University of Iowa, this scenic golf course, from the championship tee, stretches over 7,200 yards of rolling Iowa terrain, and plays to a par 72 with a USGA course rating of 74.6 and slope rating of 134.



High Season
Sep 1 – Nov 1
Shoulder Season
Low Season
Dec 1 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – Feb 29
Aug 1 – Aug 15

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