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Featured Motels in 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 Mar 24 to Mar 25

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lost Island Waterpark, South Hills Golf Course, and Waterloo Center for the Arts. Isle Casino ...

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
Motel 6 Waterloo, IA
2 out of 5
2343 Logan Ave, Waterloo, IA
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The price is $50 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in the heart of Waterloo, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Allen Memorial Hospital and UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital. Palmer's Family Fun ...

3.1/5 (124 reviews)
Nice place to stay

"Nice location, easy to get to with a truck pulling a trailer. Rooms were clean and welcoming for a motel 6."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 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 $50 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6

Situated in Waterloo, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Lost Island Waterpark, South Hills Golf Course, and MercyOne Waterloo Pain Management. MercyOne Waterloo ...

3.1/5 (460 reviews)

"This hotel was not bad, we stayed for 3 nights and our fellow guests upstairs could be heard having sex for a good hour or so but we just used our headphones to block the sound. All in all wasnt a bad stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Motel 6 Waterloo, IA - Crossroads Mall - Cedar Falls
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Super 8 by Wyndham Waverly
2 out of 5
301 13th Ave Sw, Waverly, IA
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The price is $61 per night from Mar 15 to Mar 16

Situated in a shopping district, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Centennial Oaks Golf Club and Waverly Municipal Golf Course. Wartburg College is 1.6 mi ...

3.8/5Good! (170 reviews)
A nice room

"The staff were wonderful. The breakfast wasn't stocked but I think I could have asked and they would have stocked it better. The room and bed were very comfortable. The shower was great. It was a nice room. I'd stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Waverly
Parkview Motel
2 out of 5
2508 South Frederick Avenue, Oelwein, IA
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Situated on a lake, this motel is 1.8 mi (3 km) from Oelwein Area Historical Society Museum and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Hub City Heritage Corporation Railway ...

2.8/5 (73 reviews)

"I had looked online for amenities and it had said coffee pot and hairdryer in each room, but no. Room almost spelled like mold when you came in because they had just turned the air conditioning unit on when we checked in. I had booked one queen bed room and one king bed room but only 2 double beds ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

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Isle Casino Hotel- Waterloo

Isle Casino Hotel- Waterloo

3 out of 5
777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo, IA
The price is $72 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Clean rooms, nice staff, convenient location . Would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

Isle Casino Hotel- Waterloo
Hampton Inn Cedar Falls Downtown

Hampton Inn Cedar Falls Downtown

2.5 out of 5
101 West 1st Street, Cedar Falls, IA
The price is $107 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.4/5Excellent! (133 reviews)

"Missed the breakfast because of Covid ☹️ Otherwise it was a good place. Need more light in the room."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Hampton Inn Cedar Falls Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls

Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls

3 out of 5
250 Westfield Ave, Waterloo, IA
The price is $87 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
4.5/5Wonderful! (268 reviews)

"Loved the fitness room and the cleanliness . Bed was supper comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Waterloo Cedar Falls
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Waterloo Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 9 economical motels in Waterloo among the more than 44 hotels and other lodging choices. These budget accommodations can help you save some cash when compared with traditional hotels, which offer more amenities but ones that you may not use.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can experience more of the activities in Waterloo. Top sights include Lost Island Waterpark and UNI-Dome.

Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and today, examples of these can still be found along historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you're likely to find an outdoor pool and free parking.

Below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Waterloo motels to select from:

Motel 6 Crossroads Mall-Waterloo-Cedar Falls

  • Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of Lost Island Waterpark.
  • Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Super 8 by Wyndham Waverly

  • A 24-hour front desk along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • You'll be located within 19 minutes of UNI-Dome by car.

Super 8 by Wyndham Waterloo

  • Enjoy the in-room free WiFi, and freebies including breakfast, parking, and a casino shuttle.
  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Lost Island Waterpark.

Quality Inn

  • You'll be located within 18 minutes of UNI-Dome by car.
  • A sauna along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.

Parkview Motel

  • Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Waterloo

In this family-friendly area, enjoy its beautiful waterfalls and top-notch restaurants while you're sightseeing. People visiting Waterloo love its shops.

Must-see local attractions include:

  • Lost Island Waterpark
  • UNI-Dome

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Big Woods Lake Recreation Area
  • Stolz Park
  • Randall Park

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Palmer's Family Fun
  • Falls Aquatic Center
  • Cedar Rock State Park (Lowell Walter Residence)

Waterloo is also popular for its:

  • University life
  • Football
  • Live music

Best Time to Visit Waterloo

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Waterloo by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 53° F and nighttime temperatures average 9° F
  • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 32° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 85° F and nighttime averages are around 44° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 69° F during the day and 10° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 34.53 inches in a year

How to Get to Waterloo and Around the Area

Waterloo Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional) Airport 4.8 mi (7.8 km)
Cedar Rapids, IA (CID-Eastern Iowa) Airport 52.9 mi (85.2 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Waterloo?
When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Waterloo. Top sights to visit include Lost Island Waterpark.
What's it like to stay in a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’ll often find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. With a stay at a motel, you’ll usually access your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. Starting in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66.
What are the best motels in Waterloo?
Super 8 by Wyndham Waverly: If driving, you’ll be within 18 minutes of University of Northern Iowa. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Motel 6 Waterloo, IA - Crossroads Mall - Cedar Falls: An indoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like climate control. It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Lost Island Waterpark. Motel 6 Waterloo, IA: Enjoy access to the indoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a 20-minute drive of University of Northern Iowa and Lost Island Waterpark. Super 8 by Wyndham Waterloo: Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Lost Island Waterpark. Enjoy access to the business center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
How many motels are there in Waterloo?
Expedia has 7 affordable motels in Waterloo.
What can I do in Waterloo?
In this family-friendly area, enjoy its beautiful waterfalls and top-notch restaurants while you’re sightseeing. People visiting Waterloo love its shops. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Big Woods Lake Recreation Area, Cedar Rock State Park, and Randall Park. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Lost Island Waterpark, Palmer’s Family Fun, and Phelps Youth Pavilion. Some historical places you might want to see include John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, Wapsipinicon Mill, and Hub City Heritage Corporation Railway Museum.
What's the weather like in Waterloo?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Waterloo to help you plan yours: The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 69°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 25°F. The snowiest months in Waterloo are January, November, December, and March, with each month seeing an average of 7 inches of snowfall.
What are my options for getting around Waterloo when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Waterloo to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), which is located 4.8 mi (7.8 km) away. Otherwise, you can search for flights to Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), which is 52.9 mi (85.2 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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