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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.

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.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
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.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.9 mile(s) from Tyson Fresh Meats
  • 2 mile(s) from John Deere
  • 2.7 mile(s) from MercyOne Medical Center
  • 2.5 mile(s) from UnityPoint Health
  • 4.2 mile(s) from The VGM Group
  • 9.9 mile(s) from University of Northern IA


  • 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

Nearby Cities

  • 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.


  • 115 mile(s) from Des Moines International Airport
  • 6 mile(s) from Waterloo Regional Airport
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Metropolitan Transit
  • 99.5 mile(s) from Amtrak Railway
  • 2 block(s) from Waterloo