A Cedar Rapids Favorite: Hotel, Restaurants, Weddings, Events, Fitness & More

What began as a Western-themed restaurant in 1967 has evolved into a favorite upscale venue for business travelers, special events including weddings, and guests in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Not Your Typical Hotel Breakfast!

Complimentary buffet breakfast: fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon or ham, pancakes, French toast sticks or hash browns. These items rotate daily and are enjoyed in the relaxing poolside setting of the Goldzone Cafe.

Hotel and Banquet rooms have been remodeled… come see our new look!

What Started As A Restaurant Grew Into A Cedar Rapids Landmark

The Longbranch was conceived by Vince and Mary Ellen DeLong and, since 1967,  has maintained a level of quality that has earned many awards and recognition.

The family-run property has evolved over the years and continues to deliver on the goal to provide great food and legendary service at reasonable prices.

Learn More About Our History

Thank You! Guest Reviews Inspire Our Hotel

Referrals have always been the biggest form of reward for our hotel and inspire our hard working staff. Today, reviews on the internet are a public testament to our continued commitment to a high level of hospitality.

  • “Outstanding Experience at Budget Price…As I’ve shared elsewhere on TripAdvisor, I don’t frequent Best Westerns, but this Cedar Rapids, IA property is a hidden gem on the northeast side of this Eastern Iowa metro! …”

    Bill W
    via TripAdvisor

  • “Great area for the Kids…We selected this hotel to have a winter swimming vacation for my kids. The pool and game area are connected and the pool side room allows you to have quick access to everyone. The common space was very nice…”

    via TripAdvisor