Enjoy the benefits of an ideal location just a short drive from the Cedar Rapids Airport at this fantastic Cedar Rapids hotel. All of the biggest draws of the city are right past your doorstep.
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Nestled next to several shopping malls, movie theaters and restaurants, it will be difficult to choose where to begin your adventure. The Freedom Festival is held downtown each summer from mid-June to July 4th. Museums like the Czech and Slovak Museum and Library and African American Museum of Iowa are popular picks. The Brucemore Mansion, a National Historic Trust, offers tours and events throughout the year.
The Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center combines great price with superior location. There are many Cedar Rapids hotels, but none provide guests with these kinds of perks. Customer service and cleanliness are paramount. Take advantage of the 8,000 square feet fitness club and restaurant/lounge. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet served daily.
Cedar Rapids semi-pro teams provide great entertainment. Check out a Kernals baseball game, Rough Riders hockey, or Titans football game. Hotels in Cedar Rapids might try to compete with us, but we set the bar high.
Many guests are employees of Rockwell Collins, Alliant Energy, Aegon/TransAmerica and US Cellular. Do your business thing and then get back to the fun. There's free Wi-Fi and hard wired Internet in all rooms for those vital emails. The atrium and game room provide extra seating and gathering space. Thirteen banquet rooms are at your disposal with the largest one holding 400 people.
The indoor pool, dry sauna, and Whirlpool are ideal for relaxing. Kick back in your room with HDTV and digital cable. Don't worry about running late to your next meeting. You're close to Mount Mercy University and Coe College, and just a short drive to the Amana Colonies, University of Iowa and several casinos.
Reserve your room at Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center today! Enjoy your stay.
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $15 per day with a $150 per week maximum.
We really enjoyed our stay in Cedar Rapids. Cassandra in the breakfast/bar area was really great. She made our evenings fun and shared information from around the area.
The weather held for us to...
By Judith W
Overall, this is not a bad place to stay. It's just dated a bit. It would have been state of the art in the 1980s. Some parts like the lobby are updated. I didn't get a chance to get to the gym which...
By Rex B
Cedar Rapids, Iowa on 14-May-2018
To me the most striking thing about this hotel was the unusual layout of the property. It was confusing until I studied the map provided to me at check-in. Basically there are three buildings with...
West Lafayette, Indiana on 12-May-2018
very clean rooms and all of the staff were very helpful all in all a great stay hotel was a little hard to find the only down side was the restaurant the bbq ribs and fish were overcooked and dried...
Awesome family / game room loft area. Allows out of town guests to share time with near by family without being cooped up in a hotel room. Pool table, dart board, coin op video games, it was a...
Complimentary buffet breakfast, Fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon or ham, pancakes, French toast sticks or hash browns. These items rotate daily. Assorted bread and Danish, four cold cereals, oatmeal, fresh cut fruit, yogurt, coffee, hot tea, milk and juice.
Cocktail lounge, Longbranch Restaurant and Kitty's Lounge open daily from 11 am to 12 am. Full American menu. Gold Zone Breakfast Café and Lounge. Breakfast served 6:15 am to 10 am M-F and 7 am to 10:30 am S-S. Gold zone lounge open 5 pm to 9 pm Monday thru Saturday
Indoor pool Heated Heated indoor pool.
Hot tub, whirlpool
Steam room, dry sauna
Exercise facility, open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 8,000 square feet
Free parking, self parking
Cold weather hook-ups
Truck/RV parking, self parking
Safe deposit box
Porterage/bell services, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Ice/vending machines soda, water and snacks available 24 hours
Airport shuttle available for nominal fee each way, 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Business center 24-hours
Express check in
Express check out
Late check out, up to 5:00 p.m. for a nominal fee.
Tanning beds, three beds, two lay down and one stand up available in The Gold Pointe Fitness Club for a nominal fee.
Weight lifting equipment The Gold Point Fitness Club offers a free weight room and hammer strength.
Computer modem hookups
Photocopy, nominal fee
Universal gym, elliptical room, free weight room, aerobics room and hammer strength area. Free access for hotel guests.
Equipment rental, nominal fee
Coffee shop, open 6:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Stair stepper, exercise machines are available in The Gold Point Fitness Club.
Parking for the physically challenged
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Stationary bike, recumbent and spinning bikes available.
Solarium Garden atrium with extra seating.
Treadmill, several state of the art treadmills located in the Gold Pointe Fitness Club.
Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access
Locker room, mens and womens locker rooms located in The Gold Pointe Fitness Club. Lockers ( locks not provided )and showers.
24-hour front desk
Laundromat, coin operated washer and dryer, laundry soap available available 1.75 nominal fee, open from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Game room, Pool table, foos ball table, darts and video game located in the garden atrium.
Cable or satellite television HD digital Cable with HBO
Mail services, stamps and outgoing mail available at front desk.
Physically challenged services, shower bench and stool riser available upon request
Hearing impaired services, TDD available upon request
Physically challenged facilities, wheelchair available upon request
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Gift shop or newsstand, complimentary USA Today Monday - Friday. Complimentary local paper Saturday and Sunday.
Large garden atrium with extra seating.
Pool table, foosball table, darts and video game located in the garden atrium.
Picnic area with charcoal grill and picnic tables.
Free parking, including bus, Universal and Tesla car charging stations available
Nightly restaurant and lounge specials.
Complimentary apples and coffee in our lobby
Hot Tub Suites:
Bathtub seat available
Hot Tub Suites feature two bedrooms (one with a 100 hundred gallon hot tub for two), two full baths, a full kitchen, and a living room with a pull out couch. Private parking located just outside the security entrance.
Rails in bathrooms
Please call the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center directly to arrange for Kitchenette and Hot Tub Suites.
Raised toilet with grab bars available
Visual alarm available
Knock lights available
Safety bar in shower available
Walk-in shower available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
Lowered vanity areas
Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)
Pots/pans/dishes in kitchenette suites only
Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:
Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
Accessible clear floor space
37" flat panel television with digital cable
Cable or satellite television, HD digital cable with HBO
High-speed Internet access, complimentary wireless and hard wired Internet
AM/FM alarm clock
Electronic key card locks
Dataports in telephone
Automatic wake-up system
AM/FM radio stereo with clock
Iron, ironing board
Additional in-room toiletries
Room service from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Adjoining rooms available
Queen- or king-size beds
Desk/work area large desk with dataport lamp
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Kitchenettes in some guest rooms
Complimentary newspaper USA Today available in hotel lobby Monday - Friday, local paper available Saturday - Sunday
In-room safe available
Plush top mattresses.
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 8
Kitchenette Suite includes a full kitchen with large refrigerator, microwave, dishes, silverware, pots and pans, and stove with an oven. Kitchenette Suite is ideal for long-term stays or someone who wants to prepare their own meals.
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available roll in and step in shower options
This one bedroom suite has a private hot tub for two, a dry sauna and one queen bed.
Wheelchair accessible available
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
Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor