Smiths' Bed and Breakfast is a bright, comfortable 1890's home on Iowa City's Historic Northside. Downtown Iowa City, sports venues, and Hancher Auditorium are all easily accessible. Two spacious bedrooms on the second floor share a sitting room and large bathroom. A ground floor room with its own entrance has a private bath and cable TV.
5 on May 23, 2016
I moved from Iowa City and return to see friends and old sites. The Smith B & B is one of the reasons I keep coming back to town. The rooms are uncluttered, simple and smart looking. The Smiths are gentle and bright. As others have said- the breakfasts are incredible: fresh fruit and more prepared beautifully. There a peacefulness at the Smiths that takes the stress out of traveling.
4.6 on June 06, 2015
This is my 4th time to stay at Beth and Mark's B & B and I am looking forward to returning to a place with warmth, invitation and gracious welcome. I go to the writer's conference and this home provides great space and energy to do my homework projects. It also provides a nice little walk to the campus which is good since there is a lot of sitting time during the week. The breakfasts are great and healthy besides delicious. Looking forward to it. Becky
4.2 on June 08, 2014
I spent 2 nights at Smith's Bed and Breakfast back in April and I couldn't have been more satisfied by my experience. The house is lovely. The room I stayed in was simple but very cozy and spotless. The owners were extremely welcoming. Breakfast was delicious, and I had very interesting conversations with Mark. The B&B is well located, in Iowa City's historic neighborhood (beautiful houses!) but close to the downtown area where you can find many dining options. I definitely recommend staying here!
4.8 on November 06, 2013
I recently stayed at Smiths B & B (10-29- thru 11-1-2013) I was extremely happy with my experience. Each morning I had a fantastic breakfast and visited with the host's. They were extremely accommodating. The room was incredible. I stayed in the downstairs room. I had my own bathroom and private entrance into my room. The grounds were very nice and the neighbor was beautiful. The B & B is close to the university and downtown. I was able to walk to both locations easily. I come to Iowa City usually once a year and I will stay at Smiths B & B each time. Thank you for a great experience.
4.6 on April 04, 2013
I have stayed at Smith's B&B three times and wouldn't think of choosing any other B&B of hotel in Iowa City. From the moment I met Mark and Beth they made me feel right at home. I especially love the cozy, lovely basement room. Absolutely no need to look elsewhere.
5 on February 22, 2013
The Smith B&B is quite simply beautiful!! Besides a bit of confusion around the price of my room I enjoyed my stay immensely! The Smith's are wonderful people and very gracious hosts! The breakfasts were definately 'something to write home about' with creative and varied fritatas and an assortment of fresh fruit, homemade bread, and homemade granola!! Thanks to these wonderful hosts and I look forward to staying again sometime soon! Sincerely, M.J. Mann-Harding
4.0 on February 14, 2012
We have been staying here since May 2010, and wouild never consider going anywhere else. Quiet, nice and clean, Amazing breakfast! Love the granola. Thanks, for everything..you guys are great!
5 on November 06, 2010
The breakfasts, the accomodations, the conversations, the comfort. One cannot ask for more. I will stay here every time I am in Iowa city. James
4.8 on September 07, 2010
The Smith's B&B was the perfect place for us to stay on our recent trip to Iowa City. The room was nice and big, the bed was super comfortable and Mark and Beth were an absolute pleasure. The location is perfect, just a short walk to downtown, but not in the noisy student area. Definitely recommended!
5 on January 19, 2009
University town, Historic district
Burlington, IA (BRL) 20 miles
From Highway 80, take the Dubuque Street exit. Turn south. After the first stop light, turn left up Brown Street.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, University
Air conditioning, Bike rental, Board games, Computer, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Walk to mass transit, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Radio, Telephone
Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Cross-country ski trails, Golfing, Hiking trails, Sailing, Shopping, Tennis courts
Low fat , Vegetarian