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1401 N 2nd Street
Cherokee, Iowa 51012-2201
United States


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Hotel Overview

Discover historic Cherokee, Iowa while staying at this charming, hacienda-style hotel just minutes from the Cherokee Historic District and the Sanford Museum.

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Conveniently located off northwestern Iowa's Highways 3 and 59, the Best Western La Grande Hacienda is the perfect home away from home for the business and leisure traveler alike. Experience the area's rich history with a stroll through the Cherokee Historic District, featuring the Sanford Museum and Planetarium and the restored Railroad Depot. Enjoy an afternoon on the links at the Cherokee, Aurelia and Quimby Golf Courses. Or just relax at this Cherokee hotel while enjoying special events like the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, the Rosemary Claussen Center for Performing Arts and the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival.

Whether you are in town for a wedding or a work event, this hotel offers easy access to nearby towns including Aurelia, Larrabee, Holstein and Quimby, and the universities of Storm Lake, Iowa and Buena Vista. A convenient hub for business travelers, the Best Western La Grande Hacienda is just minutes from the Western Iowa Tech Community College and Convention Center, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, the Cherokee Mental Health Institute and Tyson® Foods.

The property boasts 55 well-appointed guest rooms, each featuring cable TV and Wi-Fi. Start the day with a complimentary full breakfast and spend the evening at one of our local restaurants.

Contact the Best Western La Grande Hacienda today and experience our award-winning customer service.

Our friendly staff members are ready to ensure an unforgettable experience in Cherokee, Iowa!


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Choice of breads, Cereal, Fruit, Yogurt, Eggs, Waffles, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Juice, Coffee Breakfast Is Served: Monday through Friday 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Free parking
  • Interior corridor
  • Physically challenged facilities, please contact the property directly regarding the details about semi-accessible bathrooms within the guest rooms.
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms, high speed Internet, personal computer access
  • Complimentary coffee in lobby
  • 24-hour GSR available
  • Complimentary Sioux City Journal newspaper Monday through Sunday available in lobby.

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
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  • Cable satellite television
  • Free local calls up to 30 minutes and 800 access
  • In-room movies HBO®
  • Dataports
  • Wake-up calls
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Air-conditioning
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Maid service
  • Desk/work area available
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless dataport in guest room, wireless connection, high-speed Internet, analog dial up modem dataport
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Voice mail
  • Easy chair
  • Crib, available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2

  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Knock lights available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • .75 mile(s) from Cherokee Reg Medical Ctr, Cherokee Regional Medical Center and Wellness Center
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Hy-Vee Warehouse
  • 2 mile(s) from Mental Health Institute
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Tyson Foods
  • 3 mile(s) from American Natural Soy
  • 4 mile(s) from R.J. Thomas Mfg., Co., a/k/a Pilot Rock Equipment
  • 15 mile(s) from Little Sioux Corn Proc, Little Sioux Corn Processors Ethanol Plant in Marcus, IA
  • 15 mile(s) from Soy Energy, Biodiesel fuel plant in Marcus, IA


  • 0.3 mile(s) from WITCC, Western Iowa Technical College Conference Center
  • 1 mile(s) from U.S. Army Reserve Center
  • 1 mile(s) from Community Center
  • 1 mile(s) from Historic District, The city center has been named to the Register of Historic Places
  • 1.1 mile(s) from Sanford Museum, Iowa's first accredited museum. Also includes a planetarium
  • 1.1 mile(s) from Restored Railroad Depot, Also home to the Railroad Museum
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Little Sioux River Access
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Koser Spring Lake Park
  • 2 mile(s) from County Fairgrounds
  • 2 mile(s) from Mental Health Institute, Includes a museum exhibiting the evolution of mental health care
  • 9 mile(s) from Windmill Farm, Demonstrates iowa's committment to renewable energy sources
  • 15 mile(s) from Grand Meadow, Pioneer Heritage Center
  • 60 mile(s) from Iowa's Great Lakes, Includes Lake Okoboji and Spirit Lake
  • 60 mile(s) from Belle of Sioux City, Riverboat casino in Sioux City, IA
  • 75 mile(s) from Grotto of the Redemption, Famous religious site in West Bend, IA
  • 90 mile(s) from Bertrand Riverboat Museum, Locate in Missouri Valley, IA
  • 90 mile(s) from Loess Hills


  • Adjacent to Monterrey Mexican, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from McDonald's®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Godfathers Pizza, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Taco John's, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Dairy Queen®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Family Table, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Subway®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Little Panda, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Gasthaus, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from The Pub, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Copper Cup, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Danny's Sport Spot, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 0.25 mile(s) from Cherokee Middle School
  • 0.3 mile(s) from WITCC, Western Iowa Technical Community College
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Roosevelt Elem School
  • 30 mile(s) from Buena Vista University
  • 60 mile(s) from Morningside University
  • 60 mile(s) from Briar Cliff University

Nearby Cities

  • 7 mile(s) from Aurelia
  • 15 mile(s) from Marcus
  • 18 mile(s) from Hostein
  • 25 mile(s) from Storm Lake
  • 45 mile(s) from Le mars
  • 45 mile(s) from Ida Grove
  • 60 mile(s) from Sioux Falls
  • 70 mile(s) from Worthington, MN
  • 120 mile(s) from Omaha, NE
  • 120 mile(s) from Sioux Falls, SD
  • 180 mile(s) from Des Moines, IA
  • 250 mile(s) from Minneapolis, MN


  • 0.3 mile(s) from Cherokee Tennis Courts
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Horse Arena
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Bacon Aquatic Center
  • 2 mile(s) from Spring Lake Park
  • 1.75 mile(s) from Cherokee Golf Course
  • 2 mile(s) from Cherokee Bowl
  • 5 mile(s) from Country Club, excellent golf course
  • 7 mile(s) from Aurelia Golf Course
  • 15 mile(s) from Quimby Golf Course
  • 15 mile(s) from Marcus Golf Course
  • 25 mile(s) from Storm Lake Golf Course


  • 3.00 mile(s) from Cherokee Municipal Airport
  • 55.00 mile(s) from Sioux Gateway Airport
  • 120 mile(s) from Omaha Eppley Airfield