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 pet-friendly 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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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 stayed at the BWL for my son's wedding and we couldn't be more pleased with the staff and facility! Each person we encountered--front desk, breakfast attendant, housekeeping, and the event...
By Shelley K
The room was clean and comfortable, we could have used more than two towels for two adults. It is easy to find and plenty of parking. The bar had a lively crowd with good service. This was the second...
By STEVEN F
I lived in the Marion area all my life but retired 8 years ago and moved south (tired of winter).Saw construction of the Longbranch when I was a child.
Had dinner at the restaurant numerous times...
The staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is a beautiful place and so is the rooms. Should also try out the pool. They have a game room for the kids and the breakfast is amazing. this is the...
Calhan, Colorado on 08-Jan-2019
Kim in the breakfast room goes over and above in service! I’ve stayed at many hotels and NONE have gone over and above in service like she does. This is the reason we come back here. Front desk, very...
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 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