The Hotel is conveniently located just minutes from the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), Interstates 80 and 380, and U.S. Highway 30. For a map of Kirkwood Community College's Main Campus, click here.
Road construction happening near us may impact your route to The Hotel this summer. If you’re planning to travel from the south using Kirkwood Boulevard SW, please follow the detour signs. It's still a short trip - we look forward to seeing you soon!
For more information on the construction, please visit Kirkwood's Online Newsroom.
Welcome to Cedar Rapids, where there’s something for everyone. A thriving downtown, outstanding restaurants and plenty of recreation for the whole family can be found here. Enjoy an active city located in the heart of Iowa, where summertime favorites include the Cedar Rapids Farmer’s Market, Uptown Friday Night’s, MILB Kernels Baseball and much more! Cedar Rapids offers inspiring dining and plenty of shopping at Lindale Mall and upscale, chic boutiques dotted all across town. Entertain the family year-round at The Paramount Theatre, Theatre Cedar Rapids or NewBo City Market. Catch a laugh at Penguin’s Comedy Club and sip on delicious cocktails at The Vault while you’re there.
Restaurants to Love
Does your family crave Italian? Why not try Napoli’s, Olive Garden or the local favorite, Vino’s. Are burgers more your style? Granite City, Red Robin and The Starlight Room all get rave reviews. Cheer on your favorite team at Buffalo Wild Wings, The Fieldhouse or one of two Jersey’s Pub & Grub locations. If you want to treat your sweetie to a romantic night out, Winifred’s, The Class Act or Cobble Hill are all great choices. If you love the charm of a café, eat breakfast at Riley’s (multiple locations) or Oscar’s.
Can’t Miss Arts & Culture
Cedar Rapids has plenty to offer from The Cedar Rapids Museum of art to the National Czech and Slovak Museum and Brucemore Mansion. Art-lovers will adore cruising around The Hotel and viewing the over 250 works of original art featured. The Indian Creek Nature Center and Usher’s Ferry Historical Village offer outdoors fun and learning programs.
Things to Do in Cedar Rapids
You don’t have to break the bank trying to entertain yourself in Cedar Rapids. The annual Freedom Fest has fun, patriotic events running from June through the Fourth of July. Every other Saturday the downtown comes to life with the Cedar Rapids Farmer’s Market. The local music scene is alive and well at places like the new McGrath Amphitheatre, the Chrome Horse, CSPS Hall, Parlor City Pub & Eatery and many more. Annual events fit for the whole family include Bluesmore, BBQ Roundup, the Fire and Ice Parade and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The US Cellular Center boasts big name acts and attractions all year round.
Relax and unwind at some of the area’s premier spa retreats. The Sanctuary Spa, Verbena Massage Spa & Tea Bar and Nadia’s all offer full spa services to leave you rested and relaxed.
Learn about other local attractions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Coralville by visiting www.cedar-rapids.com or www.iowacitycoralville.org.
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
7725 Kirkwood Boulevard S.W.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
319-848-8700 or 877-751-5111