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Located off Highway US 20, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites comfortable rooms and friendly service make you feel right at home while on the road.

With 62 comfortable and spacious guest rooms and suites, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites offers a variety of rooms for guests to choose from, including standard, one and two-bedroom suites and whirlpool suites. Each well-appointed room comes complete with a refrigerator, microwave, flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer and iron/ironing board.

Other amenities at this Independence, Iowa hotel also include a fitness room, free high-speed wireless Internet access, heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub, guest laundry and a 24-hour desk. Guests of this hotel in Independence can also start each morning off right with a complimentary full, hot breakfast.

Guests of this hotel in Independence will also appreciate the many area attractions located nearby, such as Heartland Acres Event Center, Wapsipinicon Mill, Amish Country, the Isle Casino and Lost Island Water Park. While in town, try to catch the annual 4th of July celebrations, the yearly BBQ event, Motor Speedway races and the Riverwalk Cruise, all local favorites.

Among local favorites, Heartland Acres is top choice. Iowas largest indoor agricultural museum with 45,000 sq. feet of event/display space, hands on farm displays and activities, tractors, including Big Bud, the worlds largest tractor, a one-room schoolhouse, a car museum, and live farm animals! Come explore the past, present, and future of agriculture here in Independence!

Pipestone Veterinary Clinic of Iowa and Tyson are also located near the BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, making this Independence Best Western ideal for business travelers.

Dont miss out on this unbeatable hotel in Independence, Iowa. Our friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff is ready to make your stay unforgettable.

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2100 Swan Lake Boulevard
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 12:00:00
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2100 Swan Lake Boulevard
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What's nearby?


  • 24.00 mile(s) from Waterloo

  • 32.30 mile(s) from Cedar Falls

  • 41.80 mile(s) from Cedar Rapids

  • 67.20 mile(s) from Iowa City

  • 68.10 mile(s) from Dubuque

  • 121 mile(s) from Davenport

  • 130 mile(s) from Des Moines

  • 241 mile(s) from Sioux City

  • 245 mile(s) from Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • 245 mile(s) from Chicago, Illinois

  • 265 mile(s) from Omaha, Nebraska

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Print Express, printing company

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Pipestone Veterinary

  • 1.10 mile(s) from Mental Health Institute, serves as one of the county's largest employer and has a training school for nurses.

  • 1.50 mile(s) from Pinicon Ford Lincoln Company, car dealership

  • 4.00 mile(s) from CY & Charley's Firestone

  • 4.00 mile(s) from Reiff Funeral Home, funeral and crematory services

  • 32.00 mile(s) from University of Northern Iowa, an excellent university which offers teaching and athletic training programs

  • 33.00 mile(s) from Upper Iowa, has more than 40 academic majors to choose from and offers on-line and weekend classes

  • 39.00 mile(s) from Mt. Mercy College, small, hands on college focusing on nursing and teaching

  • 40.00 mile(s) from Coe College, private, nationally recognized four year Liberal Arts Institution offering the students a more personalized education

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Kirkwood Community College, has one of the lowest tuitions, offering a large variety of classes

  • 67.00 mile(s) from University of Iowa, a major national research university with a focus in medicine, pharmacy, and business

  • 126 mile(s) from Iowa State University, a culturally diverse college focusing on engineering, agriculture, design, and architecture design

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 149 traveller reviews
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Soup and Cookies

20/09/2016 Bivster, Huntley, Illinois

We were tired and hungry when we arrived and were delighted to find delicious soup and chocolate chip cookies in the lobby. The hotel is inviting, the room was large and clean, the bed comfortable, f... more


Satisfied Bride

09/09/2016 Kayla K, Waterloo, United States

Stayed at this location while getting married in the area. Stayed in suit. Had around 10 plus people getting ready for wedding in this room and we did it with ease. We left the room quick after gettin... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
It means so much to us that our guests see how much time and effort each member of our team puts into providing all of our guests with the best stay and customer service!! We really appreciate the great review and we are so happy to hear that we could be a part of making your wedding day a smooth and memorable occasion!

Good Quality

06/09/2016 T E, Holts Summit

Clean rooms, very friendly and helpful staff at front desk. Breakfast was a bit lacking. Layout was difficult - plates should be at front end of line and not have to walk through those waiting in lin... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review for us; we value you opinions and suggestions and as always will do our best to make improvements on the items that really matter to our guests! We hope to have you visit again in the future as we continue to make changes that will be sure to leave you impressed!

Okay stay

23/08/2016 Teri D,

Check in was hospitable, the only time I saw anyone at the desk. Room was okay. Air conditioner worked good. Needed that. The refrigerator in the room didn't work well. If you are not a fan of sausage... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
I apologize that you found your stay to be less than satisfactory; we are disappointed that you were not able to experience any of the things that so many of our guests find to be their favorite things about our hotel, such as our amazingly friendly staff who goes out of their way to provide each guest with great customer service or the large fresh breakfast that we usually get so many compliments about. It's unfortunate that a few specific situations lined up to create an unfavorable experience for you and we hope that you have an opportunity to stay with us again so that you can remember us in a more positive light!

Best Western Plus Independence Inn

18/08/2016 Ella R, Santa Barbara

Excellent in every way. Location is easy access off Iowa Hwy 20. Movie Theater and Restaurant nearby. For excellent meals off the premises, recommend Okoboji Grill at Wapsipinicon Golf Club. Also, an ... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
We really appreciate your compliments about our hotel and the great helpful information about the Independence are for guests who may visit in the future! Thanks so much for the positive review and we look forward to seeing you again when you return to the area!