Hotels in Waterloo, Iowa

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Waterloo overview

Waterloo is a friendly locale unique for its casinos and shops. Sports fans will enjoy football and hockey, and everyone will enjoy ample coffee and bar options. Families can spend some quality time at Phelps Youth Pavilion and Lost Island Waterpark. Check out local attractions like Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center and Grout Museum of History. A family- and business-friendly area, Waterloo also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Waterloo

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Waterloo has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Waterloo with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Waterloo hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Waterloo hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Waterloo

Fly in to Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from downtown Waterloo.

What to see around Waterloo

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Phelps Youth Pavilion
  • • Young Arena
  • • UNI-Dome
  • • Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy
  • • Traer Salt and Pepper Shaker Gallery
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Lost Island Waterpark
  • • Palmer's Family Fun
  • • Falls Aquatic Center
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center
  • • Grout Museum of History
  • • Waterloo Center for the Arts
  • • South Hills Golf Course
  • • College Square Mall

When to visit Waterloo

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 9°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 32°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 44°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 10°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 3.90 inches
  • April-June: 13.19 inches
  • July-September: 11.81 inches
  • October-December: 5.67 inches