Located in the heart of downtown Waterloo, Iowa this gorgeous property will become a symbol of the revitalization coming to the area. When you hear Best Western Plus Executive Residency Waterloo & Cedar Falls, think of modern amenities and thoughtful design. From a relaxing weekend stay in one of our beautiful Best Western Plus rooms to an extended stay for our business travelers in one of our gorgeous Executive Residency suites, be prepared to feel at home.
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In addition to exceptional amenities and customer service, we provide a central location to many local attractions, restaurants, and sporting arenas. Let us not forget to mention the best part of the property; our direct skywalk connection to the Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center.
Complimentary full breakfast, served: Monday-Friday: 6-9 a.m. Saturday-Sunday: 6-10 a.m.
Cocktail lounge The new GR Kitchen and Taps is now open! Hours of operation are: Monday thru Thursday 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday - CLOSED.
Indoor pool Heated open 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Exercise facility, Open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Guest laundry, 24 hours, fee of $2.00
Laundromat, on site coin laundry available
Game room. Arcade onsite. Machines include- Skee-ball, pin-ball, claw machines, Pac-Man, racing games and much more. Requires tokens (token machine located in arcade).
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for internet access
Ice/vending machines. Ice machines are located on all odd numbered floors (3rd,5th,7th,9th)
Free parking Street Parking
Garage parking Parking Ramp $5.00 charge connected to the hotel by a skywalk bridge. Present ticket to front desk at check-in for validation.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Accessible Exterior Routes, Building Entrances and Public Spaces
Sidewalks and walkways
Entrance doors that accommodate a wheelchair
Lobby check-in counter
Breakfast and food counter
Accessible Public/Common Use Restrooms
Accessible public restroom, with adequate entry and interior space
Accessible toilet stall
Accessible toilet seat
Accessible horizontal grab bar by the toilet
Accessible sink, including accessible height, knee space and levers
Accessible Public Space Food Service Areas
Accessible tables and counters
Accessible routes to accessible tables and counters
Accessible Rooms: Bathrooms
Bathroom doors allow at least 32" of clear passage width and accessible approach clearance
Accessible bathroom door hardware and faucet controls
Clear floor space in accessible guestroom bathroom such that wheelchairs can turn
Accessible toilet (height of 17” to 19” above floor) and accessible grab bars
Accessible wash basin no more than 34" high with at least 29" high clearance under the front edge with accessible knee clearance. Plumbing is insulated and/or installed to avoid contact.
Accessible bathroom towel racks and lowered vanity mirror
Accessible Rooms: Roll-in shower
Securely fastened folding seat at 17"to 19" above the floor
Horizontal grab bar on the wall alongside the shower seat
Horizontal grab bar on the wall opposite the seat
Roll-in shower is free of doors that would impede wheelchair transfer onto the seat
Water controls are positioned on the wall such that they are operable from the shower seat or wheelchair
Roll-in shower has an adjustable height shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Additional Accessibility Information
The hotel can be contacted directly by customers regarding additional information relating to its accessibility features at the following telephone number: (319) 888-1000
Cable or satellite television
AM/FM alarm clock
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk level
High-speed Internet access, all guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless internet access
Direct dial telephone
Free local calls under 30 minutes
Wake-up calls Contact front desk for wake up call.
Adjoining rooms available
Accessible Parking and Loading Zones
Marked accessible parking spaces, to include accessible van spaces for lift-equipped vehicles
Covered passenger pickup/drop-off area
Accessible Interior Routes
Hallways and corridors to all facilities and guest amenities
Doors to all interior routes
There are no protruding objects in interior hallways, stairways or other pedestrian routes that impede individuals with disabilities
Passenger elevator with accessible buttons and Braille characters
Passenger elevator equipped with audible tones/bells or verbal annunciators that designate the passage of floors and designate the direction of the elevator called - one tone for "up" and two tones for "down”
Interior Signs and Warning Features
Signs are properly mounted throughout the facility on correct walls with Braille and raised letters
Audible and visual fire alarm system located in public spaces and accessible guest rooms
Entry doors to accessible guestrooms and other interior allow at least 32" of clear passage width that provide at least 18" of clear floor space on the latch side
Security latch or bolt on the hall door mounted no higher than 48" above the floor
Space at the foot of each bed that is at least 36" wide
Guestrooms with one bed include at least a 36" wide route on each side
Accessible drapery wands and controls on fixed lamps and HVAC units
Accessible desk height and clearance
Accessible clothes closets
Accessible Rooms: Bathtubs
Transfer tub seat available
Adjustable height hand-held shower wand with at least a 60" long hose
Horizontal grab bar at the foot of the tub (by the controls) that is at least 24" long
Horizontal grab bar at the head of the tub that is at least 12" long
Accessible hearing-impaired guest rooms that include the following:
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 $25 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $100 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.
0.2 mile(s) from Dan Gable Museum, Tour the museum to learn about Gable's life and his fierce commitment to excellence that shaped generations of athletes. Other exhibits describe the history of wrestling going back to the ancient Greeks and its diverse identity today, from Olympic and collegiate teams to professional wrestling.
0.3 mile(s) from Iowa Veterans Museum, The Grout Museum District is a set of museums in Waterloo, Iowa. The District consists of the Grout Museum of History & Science, Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, Rensselaer Russell House Museum, Snowden House and the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.
1 mile(s) from John Deere Museum, Explore interactive displays, marvel at classic machines, and get an up-close look at rare John Deere artifacts. At the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, we bring history to life. Witness our evolution from horse drawn to horsepower, and discover how the innovations of the past help to shape our future!
5.4 mile(s) from Lost Island Water Park, Multiple slides and pools plus an arcade, pool hall, go-kart track, mini golf course and concessions.
Adjacent to Basal Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, Chill outpost for pizza, salads, sandwiches & starters with a dozen craft beers & cocktails.
Adjacent to Galleria De Paco, Full Service, International, Open for: dinner, European food is served at this welcoming restaurant with a copy of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling.
1 block(s) from La Placita Taqueria, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
1 block(s) from Briqhouse Bar & Grill, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Laid-back hangout offering American grill fare, sports on TV & a game room with pool tables & darts.
1 block(s) from Red Apple Chinese, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, No-frills neighborhood restaurant with a menu of Chinese specialties.
0.2 mile(s) from The Brown Bottle, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner, Family-owned Italian eatery showcasing Italian eats & myriad wines in a rustic, casual atmosphere.
0.2 mile(s) from Verve Kombucha Kitchen, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
0.2 mile(s) from SingleSpeed Brewing Co., Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
0.3 mile(s) from Newton's Paradise Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
0.4 mile(s) from Rodneys Kitchen, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
4.4 mile(s) from Upper Iowa University-Waterloo
5.7 mile(s) from Hawkeye Community College
9.9 mile(s) from University of Northern Iowa
7.7 mile(s) from Cedar Falls
54.6 mile(s) from Cedar Rapids
81.8 mile(s) from Iowa City
99 mile(s) from Ames
100 mile(s) from Fort Dodge
127 mile(s) from Albert Lea, Minnesota
127.7 mile(s) from Des Moines
184 mile(s) from Rockford, Illinois
1.9 mile(s) from Irv Warren Golf Course, Eighteen holes, 72 par, 6268 total yardage, USGA rating of 68.2
2.4 mile(s) from Gates Park Golf Course
7.2 mile(s) from George Wyth State Park
7.3 mile(s) from Black Hawk Conservation, Includes river access, wetlands, wildlife areas, campgrounds, bike trails, geological sites, lodges, and nature center.
9.3 mile(s) from Big Woods Lake Campground, Full Service campground with no-wake lake and Cedar Valley Trails nearby.
10.5 mile(s) from Black Hawk Park, Full Service Campground with camping and picnic areas, trails/hiking access, fishin, boat ramps, play ground Cross-Country skiing, and hockey/ice skating.
0.2 mile(s) from Downtown Waterloo, Art Gallery in the Loop, Cedar Valley Bicycle Collective, Boujee Berries, Epic Finds, Finery Bridal & Trend Boutique, House of Eden Boutique & Salon, Oh So In Boutique, Roth Jewwlers, Shoe Heaven.
2.8 mile(s) from Crossroads Mall, at home, Bath & Body Works, Buckle, Christopher and Banks, claire's, Dillard's, Famous Footwear, Finish Line, Foot Locker, gordmans, Journeys, Justice, Kay Jewelers, maurices, rue 21, Spencer's, Victoria's Secret, Dick's Sporting Goods,Target, Best Buy.
6.5 mile(s) from College Square Mall, American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, claires, Express Factory, My Dress Up Shop, Von Maur.
7.8 mile(s) from Downtown Cedar Falls, An Elegant Affair, Andy's Bike Shop, Basket of Daisies, Bike Tech, Caboose Stop Hobbies, Driftless Style, Fig & Frolic, Hatchlings & Hens, Kitchen Essentials, LBL, Little Prairie Girl, Lotus + Lour Interiors, LR Jewelers, Main Street Exchange, Milroy's Tuxedos, Miss Wonderful Vintage, Peek-a-Boo Baby, Purse-N-Ality, Spotlight Style Boutique & Salon, The Runner's Flat, Twirl Boutique, Vintage Iron, World's Window.