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Best Western Plus Executive Residency Waterloo & Cedar Falls - Waterloo - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
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Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo - Waterloo - Building
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Waterloo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Waterloo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Waterloo in January and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Waterloo if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Waterloo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $93, while the most expensive was $231.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Waterloo for 2 days.
  • When traveling to Waterloo on a budget, consider booking Isle Casino Hotel. You will get treated to free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle, an indoor pool, 24h front desk services, and a kids club. Nearby attractions include the Grout Museum, Lost Island Water Park, and the Marsh-Place Building.
  • Howard Johnson or Baymont (by Wyndham Waterloo) are the best pet-friendly hotels in Waterloo, Iowa. You will get access to the business center to take care of work, free Wi-Fi, parking, and other necessary amenities. These pet-friendly hotels are close to attractions like Lost Island Park, Isle Capri Casino, and South Hills Golf Course.
  • For various dining options, consider booking Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Waterloo. It is a recently refurbished hotel located a short distance from a range of dining options and close to the Grout Museum. You will be in a position to access a mini bar, 24h front desk services, a refrigerator, microwave, and other necessities to enhance your stay at Waterloo.
  • If you plan on a weekend getaway at Waterloo, consider booking Quality Inn & Suites. The hotel is a few minutes from Waterloo Regional Airport, Lost Island Water Park, and Grout Museum. Quality Inn & Suites features various amenities, including free Wi-Fi, a well-equipped gym, a beauty center, an indoor pool, and 24h reception.
  • If you are looking for city center hotels in Waterloo, Iowa, consider the Best Western Plus Executive Residency. The hotel is located in downtown Waterloo and has a direct walkway to The Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center. You will enjoy relaxing weekends, modern amenities and designs, and executive Residency suites.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Waterloo

  • Which neighborhood in Waterloo is the best to enjoy the city's art scene?

    Consider booking Comfort Inn & Suites Waterloo if you're an art lover. It is a smoke-free hotel near John Deere Waterloo Operation, Crossroad Mall, Cedar Valley Arboretum, Grout Museum, University of North Iowa, and the Lost Island Waterpark. You will receive free Wi-Fi, breakfast, coffee, a weekday newspaper, and an indoor heated pool.

  • Which hotels in Waterloo, Iowa are ideal when on a business trip?

    If you are traveling to Waterloo for business, consider booking at the Hilton Garden Inn. Hilton Garden Inn is located in the Cedar Falls Industrial Park with a quiet and ecofriendly environment. You will get access to a unique corporate atmosphere and a library for informal meetings and to relax with a book or two. You will enjoy evening cocktails at the lounge, a full service restaurant, and a cozy fireplace.

  • Which hotel is close to the University of Northern Iowa?

    Consider booking Super 8 by Wyndham or Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo for proximity to the University of Northern Iowa. The hotels are a few minutes from the University of Northern Iowa. You will access free Wi-Fi, parking, a business center, and a coffee machine.

  • Which is the best hotel in Waterloo, Iowa, for a family vacation?

    Consider Hampton Inn Waterloo for a family vacation. It is located at the Iowa waterfront along the Cedar River. You can visit various sites, including Quint Town, a historic town, Dan Gable International Institute & Museum, and the National Cattle Conference. Hampton Inn features amenities including free breakfast, Wi-Fi, and parking.

  • What are the best hotels near Young Arena?

    Travelers who like staying near Young Arena recommend Best Western Plus Executive Residency Waterloo & Cedar Falls, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites and Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Waterloo?

    The average price of a double room in Waterloo is $150, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $52.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Waterloo?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Waterloo with free breakfast. Hotels with free breakfast in Waterloo include Best Western Plus Executive Residency Waterloo & Cedar Falls, Hampton Inn Waterloo Cedar Valley, and Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Waterloo?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Waterloo districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Waterloo city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Waterloo hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Waterloo that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Isle Casino Hotel Waterloo, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA and Hampton Inn Waterloo Cedar Valley.

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