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Your Iowa City Area Guide

When you're a guest at hotelVetro, you stay in the middle of the action because our hotel is located in the heart of downtown Iowa City. From fashionable shops and exciting tourist destinations to excellent local restaurants and the hottest nightlife, our guests are always one step away from the best of the city. Feel free to ask our front desk staff how the locals enjoy Iowa City, and let us show you unique and memorable things to do near hotelVetro.

Things to Do in Iowa City

The center of downtown Iowa City is right outside our front door, waiting for you to begin exploring. Take a stroll and see what the famous Old Capitol Cultural District has to offer or catch our free shuttle service to the University of Iowa to cheer on the Hawkeyes. No matter where your wanderings take you, we’ll be there to welcome you back.

Iowa City Must-See Attractions 

Spend the Day Shopping

Iowa City has some of the best shopping in the state, and hotelVetro is your gateway to all of the downtown shops and boutiques. You can find art galleries, jewelry and gift stores, clothing shops, and more within minutes from our hotel. Bring home cool souvenirs for your family and friends while adding Hawkeye swag to your wardrobe. If you have any particular shop in mind, let us help. Our friendly staff know the best spots that the locals frequent and we want to share our knowledge with you.

  • Art Galleries & Art Supply Stores
  • Bookstores
  • Music Stores
  • Clothing - Men's, Women's, & Shoes
  • Consignment & Re-sell Shops
  • Groceries & Markets
  • Health & Fitness Shops
  • Home Furnishing Stores
  • Jewelry & Gift Shops
  • Specialty Boutiques