Patients and Visitors

Guest Lodging

Mercy Hospital provides overnight accommodations on 3 Mercy North for those who:

  • Need to be close to ill family members who are Mercy patients.
  • Are receiving outpatient treatment at Mercy Hospital or the Iowa City Cancer Treatment Center.
  • Have a baby in Mercy's Intensive Care Nursery.
  • Come from a distance and need to report early in the morning for a medical or surgical procedure.

Please note: No nursing care, escort, or meal services are available in Guest Lodging. Guests must be completely independent or bring a caregiver if personal services are required.

Reservations can be made by calling Volunteer Services at 319-339-3659 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Mercy Guest Lodging costs $30 per room per night for one or two people. Charges include the day of arrival, but not the day of check-out. Long-term guests are entitled to a 10 percent discount starting with the eighth night. Lodging must be paid in full at the time of check-out and is not covered by medical insurance. Cash, Mastercard, VISA, and personal checks are accepted.

Registration and Check-out
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please stop by the Guest Lodging lobby on the third floor of Mercy North. If there is no one at the desk, please call Volunteer Services, ext. 3659.

All Other Times
Dial the hospital operator (0) and ask to check in or out of Mercy Guest Room. A Security officer will attend to your request.

When checking out, please return your key(s) to the volunteer/officer on duty.

Mercy Guest Lodging rooms include:

  • 2 single beds
  • telephone and television
  • alarm clock
  • private bathroom with shower

In addition, guests are welcome to use the vending machines, coffeemaker, microwave, refrigerator, and laundry facilities located in the Mercy Guest Lodging area.

For other local lodging options, please visit the Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau.