Clarion Highlander

Address: 2525 North Dodge Street Iowa City IA 52245    Reservation Line: 319-354-2000
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Clarion Highlander, Iowa City Hotel & Conference Center

Welcome to the Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center, Iowa City located near the University of Iowa

Conveniently located off Interstate 80, the Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center is less than three miles from the University of Iowa. Local points of interest like the Carver-Hawkeye Arena multipurpose venue, the North Dodge Athletic Club and Amana Colonies National Historic Landmark are all just minutes away from this Iowa City hotel.

Nearby Lake McBride State Park provides a variety of outdoor recreational activities like hiking, biking, boating and swimming. Enjoy a variety of golf courses like High Point Golf Course located three miles from the hotel. Find that must-have item at the Sycamore Mall or Coral Ridge Mall; both offer a variety of mass-retailers, specialty shops, eateries and movie theaters.

After a long day, come back and relax with a refreshing beverage at our cocktail lounge. We also offer room service.

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  • Bus Parking
  • Against the Grain Bar & Lounge
  • Coffee Shop *
  • Exercise Room
  • Free Coffee
  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • Government Travelers: FEMA Approved
  • Guest Use Copy Machine *
  • Guest Use Fax Machine *
  • Hotel accessible to individuals with disabilities
  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • Indoor Whirlpool/Hot Tub
  • Interior Corridors
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Pet-friendly Hotel *
  • Valet Cleaning Service *


Conveniently located in Iowa City, just minutes from downtown suburbs, you will find the Clarion Highlander wedding space elegant, yet affordable.  Call us to begin planning your special day.

  • Chef-Prepared Excellent Cuisine and Superb Service
  • Receptions up to 350 guests
  • Two Exquisite Private Ballrooms




The Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center offers a large variety of meeting space, rooms and conference spaces, which can accommodate groups ranging in size from 15 to 350 people. Clarion Highlander meetings feature personalized menu planning with a wide range of food and beverage selections available. Let our banquet and meeting specialists help you plan your next event!

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