Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Adam Dalloway on trover

Find Hotels in Waterloo, IA

Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Falls Conference Center
3 out of 5
7213 Nordic Dr, Cedar Falls, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night
5.62 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (285 reviews)

"The staff especially Emily and the Bartender from the restaurant were extremely nice and helpful. By far the best hotel my family and I have had in my entire 34 years... I really appreciate the hospitality of the guest even the housekeeper who was on duty during my stay. Other hotels including extravagant ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Falls Conference Center
2 Bedroom House in Iowah
Get Rates
0.27 mi from city center
2 Bedroom House in Iowah
Hampton Inn Waterloo
2.5 out of 5
2034 La Porte Rd, Waterloo, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night
2.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (470 reviews)

"I greatly appreciated the way that they cleaned the room due to the COVID, and that they provided go bags in the am and hot sandwiches."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hampton Inn Waterloo
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
3 out of 5
2134 La Porte Road, Waterloo, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $87 per night
2.3 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (184 reviews)

"Rooms were very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was great."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
3 out of 5
250 Westfield Ave, Waterloo, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $95 per night
0.51 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (239 reviews)

"Great set up, helpful staff and did very well. Appreciate everything. Did have breakfast due to the virus which wasn’t good when a bunch of drunk people wake up but understandable."…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
Motel 6 Waterloo, IA
2 out of 5
2343 Logan Ave, Waterloo, IA
Free Cancellation
The price is $50 per night
2.74 mi from city center
3.1/5 (113 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
Free Cancellation
The price is $53 per night
2.37 mi from city center
3.1/5 (429 reviews)

"Staff were awesome and very friendly. Beds were really hard."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Motel 6 Waterloo, IA - Crossroads Mall - Cedar Falls
Days Inn by Wyndham Cedar Falls- University Plaza
2 out of 5
5924 University Ave., US 63 and University Ave., Cedar Falls, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $47 per night
4.62 mi from city center
3.1/5 (825 reviews)

"It was good...staff nice breakfast was ok...i stay here everytime i come to watetloo it is cheap..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Cedar Falls- University Plaza
AmericInn by Wyndham Cedar Falls
2.5 out of 5
5818 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night
5.43 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (248 reviews)

"Nice place close to shopping!!!!!!! Will be coming back!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Cedar Falls
Baymont by Wyndham Waterloo
2.5 out of 5
1945 La Porte Rd, Waterloo, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $63 per night
2.1 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (379 reviews)

"When we checked in on Thursday, guest service worker said breakfast was from 6A-10A but was putting away at 9:15 when we went out to eat. There was a sign that said breakfast was served until 9A M-F, till 10 on weekends. Otherwise, a great room for the price."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Waterloo
Super 8 by Wyndham Waterloo
2 out of 5
1825 La Porte Rd, Waterloo, IA
The price is $67 per night
1.92 mi from city center
3.3/5 (256 reviews)

"JoJo is the greatest! On Saturday my husband fell and she called the EMTs and stayed with him until they came. She is a real asset to your establishment."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Super 8 by Wyndham Waterloo
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA
2.5 out of 5
4025 Hammond Ave, Waterloo, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night
2.52 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (842 reviews)

"It was nice after the remodel. The breakfast was a bit disappointing. It was a small breakfast area gets crowded. The food was not that warm. Sausage and eggs did not taste good."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Waterloo/Cedar Falls
2.5 out of 5
3052 Marnie Avenue, Waterloo, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $54 per night
3.13 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (452 reviews)

"Liked everything have no complaints!! The room’s were clean But the heater was not the best and wish they had a warmer blanket on the bed!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Waterloo/Cedar Falls
Hampton Inn Cedar Falls Downtown
2.5 out of 5
101 West 1st Street, Cedar Falls, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night
6.15 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (64 reviews)

"Everything about our stay was good. Liked the location with Main Street across the street with small shops and nice places to eat - went to Wilbo’s twice. Every staff member we encountered was friendly and helpful. Coffee and bagged breakfast was ready by 6 for us early risers."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Hampton Inn Cedar Falls Downtown
Holiday Inn Express Waterloo Cedar Falls
2.5 out of 5
2127 La Porte Road, Waterloo, IA
Free Cancellation
The price is $106 per night
5.53 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
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Waterloo
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Visiting Waterloo

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Waterloo, and visitors give high marks for the beautiful waterfalls, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its university setting and sporting events. Top sights in the city include Lost Island Waterpark and UNI-Dome.

  • There are 43 hotels and other accommodations in Waterloo
  • The closest major airport is in Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cedar Rapids, IA (CID-Eastern Iowa), 52.9 mi (85.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Waterloo

Cultural venues in the city include Waterloo Center for the Arts, Heartland Acres Agribition Center, and Grout Museum of History. Families come for attractions such as Lost Island Waterpark, Palmer's Family Fun, and Falls Aquatic Center. The city is notable for landmarks like Cedar Rock State Park (Lowell Walter Residence), Wapsipinicon Mill, and Hub City Heritage Corporation Railway Museum.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 43 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Waterloo. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls - With a stay at this 3-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 clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Blackhawk Hotel - Our customers like the dining options and clean, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Cobblestone Inn & Suites - Waverly - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its central location and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in Waterloo include UNI-Dome.

Dressing for Waterloo

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 53°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 9°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 32°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 85°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 10°F as the nighttime average
  • Waterloo gets about 34.53 inches of rain per year
  • July and June are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 12°F

More trip options

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Waterloo?
Cornerstone Inn & Suites is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other favorite options based on reviews include Hampton Inn Cedar Falls Downtown and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Waterloo, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals available in Waterloo.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Waterloo?
For more details about updating your trip to Waterloo or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Waterloo?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Cedar Falls is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Parkview Motel and Howard Johnson by Wyndham Waterloo/Cedar Falls.
What's the best accommodation for families in Waterloo?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA is a hotel with an indoor pool and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Cedar Falls, IA and Cobblestone Inn & Suites - Waverly. Attractions like Lost Island Waterpark and Palmer’s Family Fun are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation to Waterloo?
The Black Hawk Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a restaurant.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Waterloo?
Comfort Suites Cedar Falls is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waterloo and Days Inn by Wyndham Evansdale Waterloo.
What's the best place to stay close to Lost Island Waterpark?
Isle Casino Hotel- Waterloo is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a casino and 3 restaurants. It’s located just a short 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Lost Island Waterpark. Other good options within a few miles include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Waterloo, IA and Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Waterloo.
What about the best place to stay close to UNI-Dome?
One of the top choices for your stay is Days Inn by Wyndham Cedar Falls- University Plaza, located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from UNI-Dome, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free parking. Super 8 by Wyndham Cedar Falls and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Cedar Falls, IA are other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Waterloo?
Quality Inn Waverly is a hotel featuring free breakfast and an indoor pool, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Isle Casino Hotel- Waterloo and Comfort Inn & Suites Waterloo - Cedar Falls. Visit South Hills Golf Course, Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, or Centennial Oaks Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What are some hotels with pools in Waterloo?
Lifestyle Inn Cedar Falls is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Comfort Inn & Suites Independence and Howard Johnson by Wyndham Waterloo/Cedar Falls.