Maharishi International University, Integrative Health Center

Offering Maharishi AyurVeda® Integrative Medicine (MAVIM) Consultations and Maharishi PanchakarmaSM treatments

In Residence

Hotels, Motels and Bed and Breakfast

MIU Guest & Conference Center

  • Located on the MIU campus
  • Phone: 641-451-1143
  • Email

Peace Palace – Fairfield

  • Located on the MIU campus
  • Address: 1040 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA 52556
  • Phone: 641-919-1300
  • Email
  • Website

AmericInn by Wyndham Fairfield

  • Distance to campus: 2.9 miles
  • Address: 2104 S Main St, Fairfield, IA 52556
  • MIU corporate rate available
  • Phone: 866-441-9308
  • Website

Super 8 by Wyndham Fairfield

  • Distance to campus: 2.6 miles
  • Address: 3001 W Burlington Ave, Fairfield, IA 52556
  • Phone: (641) 469-2000
  • Website

The Vedic Villa

  • Distance to campus: 3.7 miles
  • Phone: 641-451-7014
  •  Email

Rukmapura Park Hotel

  • Distance to campus: 5.7 miles
  • Address: 1702 Rukmapura Park, Fairfield, IA 52556
  • Phone : (641) 472-1919
  • Website



At the Argiro Student Center, immediately across the street from the MUM clinic, you may purchase meal passes for Annapurna dining hall at the MUM Bookstore as long as capacity permits. All meals are organic and vegetarian. Prices are:

1 meal: $10
5 meals: $47.50
10 meals: $95
20 meals: $190
30 meals: $279

Lunch and dinner are $10.00 each if bought at the door.
Students and alumni get a discount of about 10% on the above prices.

Also on campus is Vishwa Shanti Cafe in the Argiro Student Center and the Golden Dome Market Cafe near the domes.


The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) near Cedar Rapids, Iowa, approximately 1.5 hours away, is our nearest commonly used airport. The ground transportation fees vary but are approximately $90–$95 US from the airport to Fairfield.

From the Chicago International Airport, O’Hare, to Burlington, Iowa, Air Choice One ( offers a commuter flight for $45 USD. Burlington is a one hour drive away from Fairfield and the drivers charge around $70 USD.

Other airports are further away and more costly for ground transportation, although flights may be cheaper.

Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is about 2 hours away.
Quad Cities International Airport (MLI) in Moline is about 2 hours away.
The Chicago area airports are about 5 hours away.
Amtrak stops in Mt. Pleasant (nearest stop coming from Chicago) and in Ottumwa (nearest stop coming from the west).
There is a Trailways Bus station in Fairfield.

Drivers (Airport, Train Station, Local)

Melinda Arndt (641)233-7439 [email protected]
Phil Bedell (641) 472-7000, ext. 4997 call or text (641) 451-1876
Eusebio Beltran: (641) 919-1314 [email protected]
John Brown (641) 472-4606 [email protected](local trips only)
Mike Callaway 641-451-7885 [email protected]
Manuel Coradin (641) 209-2132 [email protected]
Rod Falk (641) 472-2069 or (641) 451-1146(c) [email protected]
Tom Farrer 319-217-1805 [email protected]
Mike Gautherat (641) 919-8977 [email protected]
David Goodman (641) 472-4894 [email protected]
David Grodjesk 641) 233-0000 [email protected]
Park Hensley (641) 451-0888 [email protected]
Molly Jenkins (843) 384-5362
Santoria Rush 641-243-3191 [email protected]
Rich Schindler (877) 270-2120 or (641) 919-1817(c) [email protected]
Wendi Vessey (641) 919-1986 [email protected]
Susan Dziennik, available to drive from O’Hare Airport in Chicago to Fairfield, [email protected], (773) 767-0124
Mark Cole 641-233-0018 [email protected]

Cars can be rented at Hertz Rent-A-Car (641-682-1664) or Enterprise Rent-A-Car (641-682-2020) in Ottumwa, IA, which is 25 miles from Fairfield. One of their drivers can pick you up and take you to their office to get a rental car.

Taxicab service

10-15 Transit: 800-227-6390,
Ottumwa Cab: 641-682-5461 [email protected]

TM Information Center

The TM Information Center is a year-round resource for off-campus lodging, food, dining, transportation to and from airports and around town, medical resources, shopping and supplies, local maps when visitors come through Fairfield, information about TM activities both locally and throughout the country, and much more.

Contact information

The TM Information Center
110 N Main St., Fairfield, IA 52556 (just off the town square next door to Revelations Cafe)
Tel: (641) 209-7060
Email: [email protected]

You will find a friendly face, a cup of tea, some chocolates, a very comfortable setting to relax, and knowledgeable answers to most any inquiry at the TM Information Center. It is the Center’s mission to give support, and supply information about Fairfield and Maharishi Vedic City, to both visitors and residents.

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