Weddings

Graduate Hotel Iowa City

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About

Graduate Iowa City is a unique wedding venue located in Iowa City, Iowa. This literary-inspired hotel is situated on the Ped Mall, considered the heart of downtown, and only a 20-minute walk from Kinnick Stadium. They offer multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces for both your ceremony and reception. Graduate Hotel Iowa City prides themselves on their warm, friendly, and whip-smart staff.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 600 guests at this one-of-a-kind, college-esque hotel. Your guests will enter their impressive lobby stacked with books and cool writings on the wall, making them nostalgic for their college years. If you're having a lavish affair, they can move into the Wayne Ballroom. This grand space is located on the hotel’s lower level and features elegant finishes. It also boasts a pre-function space perfect for your cocktail hour. If you're having a more intimate gathering, the Benson Room is a beautiful option. It can hold up to 130 guests and features sophisticated decor.

Services Offered
This fascinating hotel offers all-inclusive packages to ensure your planning process goes smoothly from start-to-finish. Their creative culinary team will work with you one-on-one to create a custom menu that reflects your individual tastes and preferences. Chairs, linens, and tables are included in their rental fee, along with china, glassware, and flatware. Their experienced staff will assist you with setup and cleanup. For a truly unique affair, you can also choose to select your own vendors. Additional services include:

  • Bar services
  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get ready rooms
  • Lighting and sound
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Shuttle
  • Valet

Accommodation
Graduate Hotel Iowa City offers a variety of guest rooms that are filled with surprises and discoveries around every corner. Your loved ones will enjoy Malin + Goetz amenities and complimentary WiFi. They can select a room with a king bed, two queens, or a suite. If you select a suite, you'll enjoy gorgeous views of downtown Iowa City, as well as a private bonus room, complete with a sleeper sofa, sitting area, wet bar, and half bath. You’ll also have access to Poindexter Coffee, and their indoor/outdoor bar, Gene’s.

Other Services
In addition to hosting your ceremony and reception, this downtown hotel is also happy to host your rehearsal dinner. Additional events include:

  • Bridal shower
  • Elopements
  • Engagement party


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1000.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1069.00

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500.00

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$724.00

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$12.00

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Hotel

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December

Pricing

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210 South Dubuque Street Iowa City, IA, 52240
6547778888
Location of (Graduate Hotel Iowa City)
210 S Dubuque Iowa City, Iowa, 52240 See on map
319-281-0071
319-248-4407

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