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Meetings & Banquets

At the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center, guests enjoy this unique Cedar Rapids hotel with just the right amount of historical charm. With 13 meeting rooms available and easy access to Rockwell Collins, it’s the perfect choice for seminars, training, conferences, and meetings for government agencies, banks, clubs, and more.

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Guests planning catered meetings can take advantage of customized or themed menus.

Work with on-site catering and event managers to create a delicious menu that can suit any dietary restriction or budget. The hotel originally began as a Western-themed hotel in the 1960s showcasing family recipes. Pay tribute to the meat and potatoes diet of Iowa by selecting from a variety of cuts and preparations.

Prefer something lighter? Sandwich platters and pizza parties are two popular themed menus. From elegant soirees with white linen tablecloths and the choicest steak in town to informal buffet-style gatherings, guests have plenty of options when it comes to catering meetings and gatherings.

With over 100 guest rooms, a business center, fitness facility, and grand Sunday brunch buffets, the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center makes it easy and enjoyable for business travelers. The Cedar Rapids hotel is also a popular destination for reunions, birthday parties, anniversaries, and wedding rehearsals. The on-site event staff can curate anything you desire, from A/V equipment rentals to blocked rooms and ice carvings.

Planning a meeting has never been simpler. Everything professionals need are at the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center. This Cedar Rapids property is close to all the most popular destinations, including the largest employers in the city. Just a short drive from the airport and featuring award-winning cuisine, it’s a favorite for large groups.

Meetings at the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center:
  • 13 available meeting rooms in various sizes that seat up to 425 guests
  • customized menus including formal dinners and casual buffets
  • access to everything necessary for a flawless meeting, such as A/V equipment or flooring options (the hotel is a popular square dance reunion venue)
  • blocked rooms and all the amenities of home including Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and a business center

Getting down to business has never been easier. The hotel’s event planners take care of everything so all guests have to do is arrive—and get ready for some of the best business luncheons and dinners Iowa has to offer.