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JLL Extended Stay Inn
2 out of 5
4410 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA
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26.61 mi from city center
2.9/5 (7 reviews)
Our Stay at JLL Extended Stay Inn

"This hotel was shabby in a lot of places but very much okay in the things that mattered to us. We were very comfortable here."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2016

JLL Extended Stay Inn
Hampton Inn Waterloo
2.5 out of 5
2034 La Porte Rd, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $88 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
21.85 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (494 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Clean, great location. Lots of restaurants and shopping. Staff very friendly and cooperative. Spacious room."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Hampton Inn Waterloo
2 Bedroom House in Iowah
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23.18 mi from city center
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
3 out of 5
2134 La Porte Road, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $79 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
21.79 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (199 reviews)

"Clean, nice hotel. Located near restaurants and shopping."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
Lake's End Cabin Resort
3 out of 5
20105 247th St, Manchester, IA
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25.23 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Great location

"Nice cabin with a fire pit out front. It is a nice dark area and it offers privacy except from people in the other 3 cabins. It is close enough to town to get groceries and offers a quite nights sleep."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2018

Lake's End Cabin Resort
Motel 6 Waterloo, IA
2 out of 5
2343 Logan Ave, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $50 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
23.21 mi from city center
3/5 (119 reviews)
Clean little budget hotel

"Granted lobby smells like smoke, bathroom door doesn't quite want to shut, and no hot tub, but for the most part updated with simple modern furniture and flooring, really clean, nice little pool area, and friendly staff. Actually all better than the $150 a night place we stayed in the same town the ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Motel 6 Waterloo, IA
Motel 6 Waterloo, IA - Crossroads Mall - Cedar Falls
2 out of 5
2141 LaPorte Rd, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $53 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
21.74 mi from city center
3/5 (452 reviews)

"It was ok I did have to change rooms because the TV didn't work but other than that all was good I had a good sleep bed was comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Motel 6 Waterloo, IA - Crossroads Mall - Cedar Falls
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waterloo
3 out of 5
1809 Laporte Road, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $59 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
21.98 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (290 reviews)

"the property is very clean and sanitized.staffs are very friendly and helpful.Breakfast is still fine during the pandamic."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waterloo
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Manchester
2.5 out of 5
1020 W Main St, Manchester, IA
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The price is $51 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
21.33 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (216 reviews)
reat stay at the Sure Stay❣️

"Came out for a wedding and reception. Very guest friendly. Accommodated our early arrival, so that we could wash up and change our clothes. Also, were very prompt when asked to change the battery in the fire detector. Hotel was clean and very well kept up. Patel always had a smile on his face❣️"…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Manchester
Days Inn by Wyndham Evansdale Waterloo
2 out of 5
450 Evansdale Dr, Evansdale, IA
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The price is $72 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
18.37 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (120 reviews)
Small town hotel.

"Nothing flashy, but a nice little hotel. Only had breakfast bars, coffee and juice due to covid. Pool open. Walls could be cleaner, but everything else was fine."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Evansdale Waterloo
Super 8 by Wyndham Waterloo
2 out of 5
1825 La Porte Rd, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $49 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
21.99 mi from city center
3.3/5 (256 reviews)

"When i arrived at the hotel the check in process was not pleasant. I had already registered and paid for the room 2 days in advanced and when i got their to check in they said the credit card on file was declined. I was very confused because the money had already came out of my account. They told ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Waterloo
Comfort Inn & Suites Waterloo - Cedar Falls
2.5 out of 5
2011 Laporte Road, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $67 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
21.85 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (221 reviews)
Comfortable Room

"We had a comfortable room that seemed clean. Mattress was nice. Fan a little loud going on and off through the night. Breakfast was prepackaged items only, not full fare. Overall, nice stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Waterloo - Cedar Falls
Super 8 by Wyndham Oelwein
2.5 out of 5
210 Southeast 10th Street, Oelwein, IA
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
13.49 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (17 reviews)
Awesome!

"Everything was awesome!! The customer service was above and beyond!! Great experience. I would stay again!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Oelwein
Baymont by Wyndham Waterloo
2.5 out of 5
1945 La Porte Rd, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $52 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
21.89 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (388 reviews)

"comfortable stay. reasonable price. friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Waterloo
Holiday Inn Express Waterloo Cedar Falls
2.5 out of 5
2127 La Porte Road, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
20.14 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (173 reviews)

"The hotel was in good shape and the people were nice . The room could have been cleaner than it was but overall everything was good ."…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Waterloo Cedar Falls
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA
2.5 out of 5
4025 Hammond Ave, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $78 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
22.74 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (885 reviews)

"Openness to room location Only one entrance to property"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA
Comfort Inn & Suites Independence
2.5 out of 5
2100 Swan Lake Boulevard, Independence, IA
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The price is $85 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
1.96 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (134 reviews)
Helpful

"Stayed for baseball tournament and had to wash uniform dryer was broken and didnt sell laundry soap spoke with front desk and the gentleman working gave us a tide pod and once wash was finished he used the dryer in the back to help us. Great customer service. Will stay again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Independence
Quality Inn & Suites Waterloo - Cedar Falls - Cedar Valley
2.5 out of 5
2056 LaPorte Rd, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $54 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
21.82 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (114 reviews)
great for the price

"There was to much chlorine in the hot tub and the room needed better deep cleaning. The manager was great and service was great. The room was spacious and the beds were amazingly comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites Waterloo - Cedar Falls - Cedar Valley
Urbana Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
5369 Hutton Drive, Urbana, IA
The price is $89 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
15.68 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (102 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. Pleasant hotel and setting. Large room and bathroom."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Urbana Inn & Suites
Days Inn by Wyndham Manchester
2 out of 5
1220 W Marion St, Manchester, IA
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The price is $54 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
21.16 mi from city center
3.3/5 (153 reviews)

"Full breakfast, free parking, stairs (no elevators), great and accommodating front desk service- even with late night check-in"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Manchester
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Visiting Independence

Visitors can enjoy all that Independence has to offer including the opera houses, entertainment choices, and riverfront. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its golf courses.

  • You'll find 42 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Waterloo
  • The closest major airport is in Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), 26.4 mi (42.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Independence

The city's cultural venues include Wapsipinicon Mill and Heartland Acres Agribition Center. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Three Elms Golf Course and River Ridge Golf Course.

Here's a top place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.

Dressing for Independence

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 52°F and the nighttime average to be 7°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 83°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 68°F during the day and 9°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Independence is 36.46 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 10°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Independence?
Based on our traveler data, Comfort Inn & Suites Independence is one of the top choices for your stay. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Peaceful Fishing Getaway on Peninsula on Private Lake is another good choice for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Independence, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Independence.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Independence?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Independence, click here.
Where is the best hotel to stay near River Ridge Golf Course?
Comfort Inn & Suites is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free parking. It’s located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from River Ridge Golf Course. Other good options around the area include Parkview Motel and Cornerstone Inn & Suites.
What about the best place to stay near Cedar Rock State Park (Lowell Walter Residence)?
One of the top choices for your stay is Comfort Inn & Suites, located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from Cedar Rock State Park (Lowell Walter Residence), and this hotel offers free breakfast and free parking. Urbana Inn & Suites and Days Inn by Wyndham Manchester are two other good choices within the surrounding area.
What are some hotels with pools in Independence?
Comfort Inn & Suites Independence is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free full breakfast, and free parking.

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