Discover Element Downtown Iowa City. Our Eco hotel is modern and within walking distance to University of Iowa Campus, offers open spaces, sustainable design, and natural color palettes for a refreshing short or extended stay. Recharge in our spacious rooms and suites with productive work-spaces, fully equipped kitchens, and our signature Heavenly Beds®. Maintain your balanced lifestyle at our indoor saline pool, outdoor terrace, and large gym with natural light. During your stay enjoy easy access to Iowa City attractions like the Pedestrian Mall, Iowa Athletics or Vue Rooftop Restaurant, all within 10 minutes of our hotel. Take advantage of our convenient location in downtown Iowa City and host your meeting, or special occasion in our flexible, green event venue offering 320 sq. ft. of space with room for up to 30 guests. Enjoy special group rates when you book a block of rooms at our downtown hotel. Whether you're in town for a short or extended stay, experience something new at Element Downtown Iowa City.