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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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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 154 traveller reviews
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very new and clean

21/11/2016 jerrymL728SU, independence, United States

Perfect destination to stay out, right on the edge of town, clean and friendly support staff, very professional, cleanliness, service was exceptional, price was great, location was right on the edge o... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you so much for the fantastic review, we really appreciate hearing such great things from our guests! You pointed out each of the things about our hotel that we wish to portray to travelers and ensure that your satisfaction leaves you wanting to come back and stay with us again!

Great place

18/11/2016 570dustin, Peoria, Illinois

Stayed a few nights while working on a project in the area. Couldn't have had a better experience. Top notch place for business travel. The service, cleanliness, and value were excellent and exceeded ... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
We very much appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to post such a positive online review for us! Our number one goal is customer service while providing each traveler with a clean, reasonably priced room, great breakfast, and all of the amenities and comforts of home while you are on the road! Thanks again and we look forward to your return!

Enjoyable Stay

04/11/2016 Adam B,

We stayed two nights here while in town for a family members wedding. Our room was against the elevator shaft on the second floor which initially concerned me but I was pleased to find out that it wa... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to having you again when you are in the area! I also appreciate you bringing to my attention a possible problem with the heating and cooling unit in that particular room and I will have my maintenance technician ensure that it is working properly right away!

Clean, comfortable, and friendly!

23/10/2016 Ashley A,

This hotel really impressed me. I was a little bit weary about the cost but I understood why the room was how much it was. The room was large, clean, and comfy. It contained a nice mini fridge and mic... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you so much for your generous compliments about our hotel and for taking the time to post it online!! We cannot express our appreciation enough; we depend on guests such as yourselves to let other travelers know what a great choice we are if they are in the Independence area for business, leisure, or just passing by. We will continue to remain a great choice through the many improvements that we will be doing in the next few upcoming years as well. Please visit us again in the future!

Excellent Service

03/10/2016 Evelyn D, Greene, United States

We were really impressed with the service. Whenever we had a question or need assistance, they not only helped us, but helped us immediately. In addition, we discovered when we returned home, that w... more

Owner Response
Lindsay B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Independence Inn & Suites, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking a moment to post such a positive review about our team and our hotel!! Hearing nice things from our guests is the biggest compliment and reward we can receive! Our number one priority is customer service and we are so happy to hear that you received just that during your stay!