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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 18 May 2015

Most pleasant brief (one night) stay in a purpose-built B & B in Iowa City. It's a bit out from downtown in a neighborhood of lovely Victorian homes, although this one was specifically built as a Bed and Breakfast. Lots of Victorian knick-knacks, but a comfy bed and charming room. Breakfast (fruit and sort of a cross between French toast... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 February 2015

The Plum Grove Inn is a Victorian Retreat - the rooms are beautifully decorated but have all the amenities you would find in a luxury spa. Attention was made to every detail for comfort. Shelly had homemade cookies for us on arrival with the added touch of fresh coffee. The breakfast's were beyond our expectations from baked french toast with... More 

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Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

This place is incredible!! Not only is it amazingly beautiful and quiet, but the owners are amazing! Everything from the outside upstairs patio to the clawed foot bathtub made this a memorable experience. The breakfast was one of the highlights of the stay. Fresh fruit, baked egg cups with homemade scones, coffee, and a fruit smoothie. The best part is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

I loved my stay at Plum Grove Inn. Shelly and Tom (the owners) made me feel right at home from the moment I walked in. There was a pot of hot tea to help me relax after a long drive, a lovely goblet of fresh local fruits in the morning along with French toast and wonderful egg dishes for breakfast.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Don't miss an opportunity to stay at the Plume Grove Inn. Especially if you like to be treated like royalty every once in awhile. Really it's the perfect writer's retreat! Not only will attendees of The Iowa Summer Writing Festival (just minutes away) enjoy the quiet and comfort of a 'home away from home," they can also take notepad or... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

My sister and I stayed at the Plum Grove Inn on our first ever trip to Iowa City. We drove over from Chciago and were going to a game at the University of Iowa. I stumbled upon the Inn in my search for a reasonably priced place for us to stay and wow, what a find. The house itself was... More 

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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota, USA
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Reviewed 10 May 2011

My husband and I spent our anniversary weekend here and loved it! The breakfasts made with lots of fresh local ingredients were delicious and generous, and we felt quite pampered. The innkeepers really have thought through every detail. A short, pleasant walk to shops, museums, night life--we'd highly recommend Plum Grove! There's more to see in Iowa City than you... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Plum Grove Inn

Address: 1208 Marcy St, Iowa City, IA 52240
Region: United States > Iowa > Iowa City
Hotel Class:3 star — Plum Grove Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Plum Grove Inn Iowa City
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“I was in the Lydia and it was perfectly charming.”
 of 5 bubbles 587Fran2014, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in the Lydia and it was lovely. A good choice because it is on the back of the house and near the upstairs patio.”
 of 5 bubbles sallyh2013, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Lydia's room--just steps from a lovely balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ellida2, 10 May 2011 | Read review
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