The Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center combines great price with premium amenities and a superior location. Take advantage of our 8,000 square foot fitness club, indoor pool, hot tub, dry sauna, on-site restaurants, game room and picnic area at this award-winning hotel in Cedar Rapids, IA. Our lodgings also offer perks like free parking, complimentary breakfasts, a gift shop and free high-speed Internet that runs throughout the hotel.
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Eleven banquet rooms, including a convention hall which can accommodate up to 500 people, are at your disposal. The atrium, game room and restaurants are also great gathering spaces. Business and event travelers are only 15 miles from The Eastern Iowa Airport and only minutes from local corporate interests.
Comfortable, modern rooms are equipped with travel conveniences, including microwaves, mini-refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, desks and flat-panel televisions. Rooms with kitchenettes are ideal for extended stays, and our spa suites help make your getaway even more relaxing.
All of the biggest draws of Cedar Rapids are right past your doorstep. Set near restaurants, shops, movie theaters and attractions, it may be difficult to choose where to begin your adventure. Enjoy events and tours at the stately Brucemore Mansion, or visit the Science Station, only minutes away. Museums like the National Czech and Slovak Museum, the Motorcycle Museum, and the African American Museum of Iowa are popular picks. Sports fans can enjoy semi-professional games, including Kernels baseball, Rough Riders hockey, or Titans football. Guests visiting from mid-June to July 4th are ideally close to all the “can't miss” events of The Freedom Festival.
Reserve your room at the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center today and save! Enjoy your stay.
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Pets not accepted
Hotel location and the surrounding area
Hotel was very clean and the staff were all amazing. We had some of the best food from the restaurant. Breakfast was nothing to brag about and could use some work, but otherwise everything was...
Kensett, Iowa on 25-Nov-2019
We are an organization that contracts retired NFL, NBA, Olympians and even a world record Snow Boarder to go into communities and talk to youth bringing a message of "hope". Every year the owner and...
This hotel was very clean and the staff very friendly. Restaurant/bar right on site was a +++ for we didn't have to leave to grab dinner/drinks after driving all day. I would recommend staying here...
By Pat D
Jackson, United States on 04-Nov-2019
All the staff was polite and courteous.
The breakfast buffet was very good and all the fruit was fresh.
Only negative part, I woke up to snow!!!
If I am back this way, I would stay here again.
The staff at the Longbranch are genuinely friendly and very helpful. The pool and fitness center are better than any other hotels in the area. It has a restaurant on site: one is for fine dining...
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.
Exercise facility, Open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 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
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:
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
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
Accessible table in eating area
Accessible business center
Guest Room Communication Assist Features:
Visual notification devices for door knocks
Visual notification devices for telephones
Telephones have volume control
Visual smoke alarms
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
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
Bathtub seat 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
1.00 mile(s) from Rockwell Collins
6.90 mile(s) from Alliant Energy, Interstate Power & Light
4.50 mile(s) from Freund-Vector Corp.
5.00 mile(s) from TransAmerica
5.00 mile(s) from Toyota Financial
.75 mile(s) from Hy-Vee Food Stores
9.00 mile(s) from US Cellular
0.25 mile(s) from US Cellular-Call Center
6.50 mile(s) from Pepsi Co./Quaker Oats
4.50 mile(s) from International Paper
0.25 mile(s) from Berthel Fisher & Co.
4.00 mile(s) from Wal-Mart Stores
0.75 mile(s) from Menards
0.25 mile(s) from Home Depot
5.00 mile(s) from Lowes
2.00 mile(s) from Target
0.25 mile(s) from Lindale Mall
0.50 mile(s) from Hobby Lobby
4.00 mile(s) from IBEW, Local 204
7.00 mile(s) from Ingredion
6.50 mile(s) from CRST
2.00 mile(s) from Raining Rose
4.50 mile(s) from Windstream Corp.
2.00 mile(s) from Go Daddy
4.00 mile(s) from Hunter's Specialities
2.50 mile(s) from Brucemore Mansion, Queen Anne/Victorian estate listed on the National Historic Register.
1.20 mile(s) from Tuma Soccer Complex
1.50 mile(s) from Marion Antiques, Antique and specialty shops
8.00 mile(s) from NewBo, Restaurants and specialty shops
8.00 mile(s) from Czech & Slovak Museum, National Czech and Slovak Museum and library
8.00 mile(s) from Czech Village, Restaurant and shopping area
5.00 mile(s) from US Cellular Center, Concerts and shows
5.00 mile(s) from Paramount Theater, Restored 1800 seat performing arts theater
5.20 mile(s) from McGrath Amphitheatre, Open air concert and festival venue
30.00 mile(s) from The Amana Colonies, shopping and restaurants.
5.00 mile(s) from Cedar Rapids Museum of Ar, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is home to the largest Grant Wood collection.
2.00 mile(s) from Granger House, historic house
8.00 mile(s) from African American Museum, African American historical museum & cultural center
3.00 mile(s) from Ushers Ferry Historic Vil, historic village in Seminole Valley Park
12.00 mile(s) from Hawkeye Downs, Auto racing and event center
5.50 mile(s) from Sac and Fox Trail, Wooded Nature and Prairie Trail for Walking and biking trail seven miles long
6.50 mile(s) from Indian Creek Nature Cente, Explore wonders of Iowa nature, children and adult activities
20.00 mile(s) from Motorcycle Museum, national motorcycle museum-three floors of antique motorcycles and memorabilia
Longbranch Restaurant, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, we serve daily buffets, sandwiches, homemade pizza, USDA choice steaks, prime rib of beef, award winning barbeque pork ribs and seafood entrees. Our lounge has nightly specials. A special brunch buffet is served each Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Hours of operations are Monday-Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Friday-Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Huston Rogers Steakhouse, on premises, Full Service, International, Open for: dinner, Our fine dinning steakhouse is open Tuesday through Saturday for dinner with a wide variety of dishes with a focus on steaks.
Goldzone Lounge, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner,
4.00 mile(s) from Coe College
3.00 mile(s) from Mount Mercy University
10.00 mile(s) from Kirkwood Community Colleg
15.00 mile(s) from Cornell College
27.00 mile(s) from University of Iowa
50.00 mile(s) from University of Northern Io
1.00 mile(s) from Marion
3.00 mile(s) from Hiawatha
11.00 mile(s) from Palo
18.00 mile(s) from Mt. Vernon
25.00 mile(s) from Iowa City
23.0 mile(s) from Anamosa
32.00 mile(s) from Vinton
33.00 mile(s) from Monticello
24.0 mile(s) from Coralville
35.00 mile(s) from Amana Colonies
56.00 mile(s) from Waterloo
68.00 mile(s) from Dubuque
79.00 mile(s) from Marshalltown
88.00 mile(s) from Davenport
132 mile(s) from Des Moines
148 mile(s) from Ames
253 mile(s) from Minneapolis, Mn
255 mile(s) from Chicago, Il
267 mile(s) from Omaha, Ne
326 mile(s) from Kansas, Mo
352 mile(s) from St. Louis, Mo
0.03 mile(s) from Planet X Extreme Entertai, indoor with laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, rock climbing and more
0.10 mile(s) from Collins Road Theaters, second run movies
0.21 mile(s) from Thomas Park and Indian Ce, two mile trail
0.30 mile(s) from PlayStation with indoor p, children's play area
2.00 mile(s) from Galaxy Theaters, 16 plex theater with game room
1.00 mile(s) from Cedar Rapids bowling, bowling alley and sand volleyball
5.50 mile(s) from Veterans Memorial Stadium, baseball and hockey teams (home of the Cedar Rapids Kernels)
8.00 mile(s) from Hawkeye Downs Speedway
2.0 mile(s) from Sky Zone, Trampoline Park
40.00 mile(s) from Riverside Casino
55.00 mile(s) from Meskwaki Casino
23.0 mile(s) from National Motorcycle Museu, Anamosa Iowa
0.10 mile(s) from Lindale Mall Shopping Cen, Anchor store, Von Maur®.
0.25 mile(s) from Collins Crossing, Hobby Lobby®, Home Goods, Shoe Carnival® and more.
0.10 mile(s) from Collins Road Square, Michaels Crafts®, Collins Road Theatre, Brown's Shoes, Austad's Golf, Pier One Imports®, Half Price Books® and more.
0.50 mile(s) from Northland Square, TJ Maxx®, Barnes & Noble, Old Navy, Kohl's® and more.
1.00 mile(s) from Marion Antique Mall, Multiple antique stores.