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A stay like you've never had before


Graduate Iowa City is more than just a place to lay your head. While you’re with us, tee off in our Topgolf Swing Suite, grab a cocktail at our laid-back throwback, Gene’s, and sip an espresso at Poindexter Coffee, Graduate Hotels’ coffee concept. We’re the perfect spot for Hawkeyes – and their dogs! Pets stay free at Graduate Hotels.

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Meal Plan: on site & done right

Graduate Iowa City’s restaurants, Poindexter Coffee and Gene’s, are both found on the lobby level. Poindexter Coffee is a new take on the classic coffee bar concept, serving our signature breakfast sandwiches and local pastries alongside cortados and cold brew. At Gene’s, treat yourself to the ultimate throwback experience, with playful cocktails, old-school brews and comfort food in an indoor-outdoor setting.

Memory Making Get-Togethers

With more than 9,000 square feet of meeting and event space, our hotel has a large ballroom, flexible event space, breakout rooms and a boardroom designed to accommodate groups up to 600 for weddings, social gatherings, receptions, corporate meetings and much more.

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HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS

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Featured Special

Wild Breakfast Offer


We’re thrilled to make our first foray into the City of Literature, joining Iowa City luminaries like Gene Wilder and over a dozen Pulitzer Prize winners from the famed Iowa Writers’ Workshop. To celebrate, enjoy 20% off your stay and a $20 credit towards on-site dining with code WILD.

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