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Best Western La Grande Hacienda

AAA - 2 Diamond

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Discover historic Cherokee, Iowa while staying at this charming, hacienda-style hotel just minutes from the Cherokee Historic District and the Sanford Museum.

Conveniently located off northwestern Iowas Highways 3 and 59, the Best Western La Grande Hacienda is the perfect home away from home for the business and leisure traveler alike. Experience the areas rich history with a stroll through the Cherokee Historic District, featuring the Sanford Museum and Planetarium and the restored Railroad Depot. Enjoy an afternoon on the links at the Cherokee, Aurelia and Quimby Golf Courses. Or just relax at this Cherokee hotel while enjoying special events like the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, the Rosemary Claussen Center for Performing Arts and the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival.

Whether you are in town for a wedding or a work event, this hotel offers easy access to nearby towns including Aurelia, Larrabee, Holstein and Quimby, and the universities of Storm Lake, Iowa and Buena Vista. A convenient hub for business travelers, the Best Western La Grande Hacienda is just minutes from the Western Iowa Tech Community College and Convention Center, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, the Cherokee Mental Health Institute and Tyson Foods. The property boasts 55 well-appointed guest rooms, each featuring cable TV and Wi-Fi. Start the day with a complimentary full breakfast and spend the evening at one of our local restaurants. Contact the Best Western La Grande Hacienda today and experience our award-winning customer service.

Our friendly staff members are ready to ensure an unforgettable experience in Cherokee, Iowa!

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1401 N 2nd Street
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
14:00:00 | 11:00:00


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1401 N 2nd Street
United States

What's nearby?


  • 7 mile(s) from Aurelia

  • 15 mile(s) from Marcus

  • 18 mile(s) from Hostein

  • 25 mile(s) from Storm Lake

  • 45 mile(s) from Le mars

  • 45 mile(s) from Ida Grove

  • 60 mile(s) from Sioux Falls

  • 70 mile(s) from Worthington, MN

  • 120 mile(s) from Omaha, NE

  • 120 mile(s) from Sioux Falls, SD

  • 180 mile(s) from Des Moines, IA

  • 250 mile(s) from Minneapolis, MN

  • .75 mile(s) from Cherokee Reg Medical Ctr, Cherokee Regional Medical Center and Wellness Center

  • 1.5 mile(s) from Hy-Vee Warehouse

  • 2 mile(s) from Mental Health Institute

  • 2.5 mile(s) from Tyson Foods

  • 3 mile(s) from American Natural Soy

  • 4 mile(s) from R.J. Thomas Mfg., Co., a/k/a Pilot Rock Equipment

  • 15 mile(s) from Little Sioux Corn Proc, Little Sioux Corn Processors Ethanol Plant in Marcus, IA

  • 15 mile(s) from Soy Energy, Biodiesel fuel plant in Marcus, IA

  • 0.25 mile(s) from Cherokee Middle School

  • 0.3 mile(s) from WITCC, Western Iowa Technical Community College

  • 0.5 mile(s) from Roosevelt Elem School

  • 30 mile(s) from Buena Vista University

  • 60 mile(s) from Morningside University

  • 60 mile(s) from Briar Cliff University

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 124 traveller reviews
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BW Cherokee, IA

14/05/2017 andreah287,

Nothing to look at from the outside, I was pleasantly surprised when I went in. An older hotel which has undergone an interior renovation. Rooms are basic, but clean, pillows are very nice and the st... more

Owner Response
BWjanelle_2016, Manager at Best Western La Grande Hacienda, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We would like apologize for the lack of fruit on our breakfast, we truly mis-judged the large group of college guest we had in house the evening before. Thank you for being very understanding! Our usual breakfast has bananas, apples and oranges. If there is more you would like to see please feel free to let us know, we appreciate all our guest input. Thank you for choosing Best Western!

Cherokee Best Western

19/04/2017 samuelaJ2146OQ, Los Angeles, United States

Speckles of dirt on my bed covers, terrible/dirty water from the sink / tub. I wouldn't stay here again. I'd take an extra drive to stay at my usual Marriott spots up to an hour away from Cherokee rat... more

Owner Response
BWjanelle_2016, Manager at Best Western La Grande Hacienda, responded to this review
Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. We apologize for any inconvenience you experienced during the time spent with us. Should the incodent have been reported immediately upon entering the room, we would have most certainly found you more suitible accomodations. We take pride in our hotel, and enjoy making sure all of our guest needs are taken care of. Thank you for staying with us. Sincerely,

Comfortable stay

07/04/2017 Cathy D, Aurora, United States

This hotel located in the small town of Cherokee strives to make your stay comfortable. The staff are congenial, the rooms clean and the beds are very comfortable. Currently in the process of remodeli... more

Owner Response
BWjanelle_2016, Manager at Best Western La Grande Hacienda, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to fill out our survey. Our pool has been under renovation for quite some time and we are very sorry. We will most certainly notify our guest as soon as it is back in service. We enjoyed having you, and would greatly appreciate having you back again anytime you are in the area. Thank you again for choosing Best Western! Sincerely,

Needs work

27/03/2017 Todd N, Grimes, Iowa

The outside of the building needs redone. The shower in the bathroom was dirty there were stains on the bottom. We accidentally forgot some items in the room we called to ask to retrieve them and my... more

Owner Response
BWjanelle_2016, Manager at Best Western La Grande Hacienda, responded to this review
Thank you for taking time to review our property. Our property is in the middle of a 3 year renovation project. Plans are underway to work on the outside of the building "weather permitting" and landscaping. Many upgrades have already been installed in our rooms including new granite and ceramic tile floors. I am truely sorry about your missing items. Our staff has been on full alert searching for any lost items although we we were unable to recover any guest items. Please contact me anytime regarding this situation so we can help you resolve this situation. Sincerely, Management


02/03/2017 davelH1798KK, Tennessee

Wonderful place to stay , great staff and very spontaneous . Fitness area is incredible .The breakfast was spectacular and beds are very comfortable ,rooms are clean and classy slept like a baby. Than... more

Owner Response
BWjanelle_2016, Manager at Best Western La Grande Hacienda, responded to this review
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We enjoyed serving you, and as always - looking forward to your next visit. See you again soon! Janelle Greer Manager