Welcome to Courtyard Iowa City University Heights

A legendary stay near Iowa City across Kinnick Stadium

With an array of alluring attractions including a rooftop view of the iconic Nile Kinnick Stadium - Home of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, Carver Hawkeye Arena, University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, you will enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating stay in our spacious guest rooms and restaurant. Our hotel near Iowa City is a short distance away from downtown, Finkbine Golf Course, Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Field House, and the Coral Ridge Mall. Recreational travelers and savvy business professionals alike will enjoy a city-like experience with down home "Iowa Nice" hospitality. The Courtyard's Bistro serves a healthy and reasonably priced breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy Starbuck's drink selections as well as a full service bar. Stay refreshed in our indoor pool, energized in our fitness center, or relax and unwind in our spacious lobby or outdoor patio areas. No matter what you choose, your stay at our hotel in Iowa will be legendary!

Rooms & Suites


Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 12:00 pm

Minimum Age to Check In: 21

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Not Allowed

Service animals only


Complimentary On-Site Parking

Additional Parking Information
On-site private parking lot. Iowa Football home game dates parking is limited to 1 standard size vehicle per guestroom.

At This Hotel

Fitness Center



Courtyard Iowa City University Heights

901 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa, USA, 52246

Tel: +1 319-569-6777
Distance from Property: 22.4 Miles
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Alternate Airport Transportation:
Distance from Property: 65 Miles
Phone Number: +1 309-764-9621
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Distance from Property: 119 Miles
Phone Number: +1 515-256-5050
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Private Car Service:
Limousine/Van Service

Local Shuttle: Complimentary


Bus Station:


Property Details

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards

Contactless mobile payments


Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Spanish

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 319-569-6777

Accessible Hotel Features

Accessible on-site parking

Property has elevators

Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools

Service Animals are Welcome

Van Accessible on-site parking

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

On-Site Restaurants are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Close Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Flashing Door Knockers

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Carbon Footprint: 21.74 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 448.53 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

Courtyard Iowa City University Heights