Best Western La Grande Hacienda

1401 N 2nd Street, Cherokee, IA 51012-2201
Phone: +1 712-225-5701   |   Fax: 712/225-3926   |   55 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover historic Cherokee, Iowa while staying at this charming, hacienda-style hotel just minutes from the Cherokee Historic District and the Sanford Museum.

Conveniently located off northwestern Iowa's Highways 3 and 59, the Best Western La Grande Hacienda is the perfect home away from home for the business and leisure traveler alike. Experience the area's rich history with a stroll through the Cherokee Historic District, featuring the Sanford Museum and Planetarium and the restored Railroad Depot. Enjoy an afternoon on the links at the Cherokee, Aurelia and Quimby Golf Courses. Or just relax at this Cherokee hotel while enjoying special events like the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, the Rosemary Claussen Center for Performing Arts and the Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival.

Whether you are in town for a wedding or a work event, this hotel offers easy access to nearby towns including Aurelia, Larrabee, Holstein and Quimby, and the universities of Storm Lake, Iowa and Buena Vista. A convenient hub for business travelers, the Best Western La Grande Hacienda is just minutes from the Western Iowa Tech Community College and Convention Center, the Cherokee Regional Medical Center, the Cherokee Mental Health Institute and Tyson® Foods.

The property boasts 55 well-appointed guest rooms, each featuring cable TV and Wi-Fi. Start the day with a complimentary full breakfast and spend the evening at one of our local restaurants.

Contact the Best Western La Grande Hacienda today and experience our award-winning customer service.

Our friendly staff members are ready to ensure an unforgettable experience in Cherokee, Iowa!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Choice of breads, Cereal, Fruit, Yogurt, Eggs, Waffles, Biscuits and Sausage Gravy, Juice, Coffee Breakfast Is Served: Monday through Friday 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Free parking
  • Interior corridor
  • Physically challenged facilities, please contact the property directly regarding the details about semi-accessible bathrooms within the guest rooms.
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms, high speed Internet, personal computer access
  • Complimentary coffee in lobby
  • 24-hour GSR available
  • Complimentary Sioux City Journal newspaper Monday through Sunday available in lobby.

Best Western La Grande Hacienda

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Conveniently located, the best western la grande hacienda in Cherokee, Iowa is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 42.766075  /  Latitude: -95.554015


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The Best Western La Grande Hacienda is on Highway 59, one mile north of city center, quarter mile south of the junction of Highway 3 and Highway 59.

Best Western La Grande Hacienda

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor

Just east of Cherokee, Le Mars visitors will find themselves in the “ice cream capital of the world,” home of the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor. The parlor is one of the more popular destinations in Le Mars’ business district due its two-story seating area with an outdoor patio as well – it's a top attraction for Cherokee visitors. 

Guests not only enjoy a one-of-a-kind ice cream treat, they will also relish in the history of the building. The George A. Pew building was originally built in 1845 and was one of the first businesses in Iowa. After many renovations and modernizations it’s remained the historic home of Blue Bunny Ice Cream.

Cherokee County Fair

Held at Cherokee County Fairgrounds, the Cherokee County Fair is located in northwestern Iowa in the city of Cherokee. Established in 1922, the annual Cherokee County Fair includes live entertainment, food, and plenty of competitions.

Don’t miss events like the Meyer Petting Zoo, the Pedal Tractor Pull, and the Diaper Derby. The fair also features 4-H Competitions, a demolition derby, and a tractor pull ride through Cherokee County – plus the Little Miss Cherokee County Fair Competition.

Cherokee Golf & Country Club

Established in 1916, the Cherokee Golf & Country Club in located in northwestern Iowa in the city of Cherokee. The nine-hole course features nearly 3,200 yards of golf – creating a par of 36 – plus an onsite clubhouse and swimming pool.

The Cherokee Golf & Country Club features course events and competitions like the annual Sioux Valley Men’s Match Play, plus leagues like the Cherokee Men’s Club and Cherokee Ladies Club.

Sanford Museum & Planetarium

Established in 1951, the Sanford Museum & Planetarium is located northern Iowa in the city of Cherokee. Covering topics like archaeology, astronomy, geology, and paleontology – plus art and history – the Sanford Museum is free to the public.

Iowa’s first museum to be accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Sanford Museum is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and weekends from noon to 5 p.m.

Sioux City Art Center

Established in 1938, the Sioux City Art Center strives to provide an educational experience for visitors, as well as appreciation for the arts. This not-for-profit center has showcased a variety of international, national and local art, and encourages visitors to Ssroll this wonderful Iowa center to view the 1,000 works of art in the Permanent Collection.

Schedule time for an art class or program for a hands-on experience – as a variety of classes are available from one-day workshops to eight-week classes. Kids love the Hands-On! Gallery where they can doodle, draw on the mirror wall, build Legos, and enjoy more fun activities.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.3 mile(s) from WITCC, Western Iowa Technical College Conference Center
  • 1 mile(s) from U.S. Army Reserve Center
  • 1 mile(s) from Community Center
  • 1 mile(s) from Historic District, The city center has been named to the Register of Historic Places
  • 1.1 mile(s) from Sanford Museum, Iowa's first accredited museum. Also includes a planetarium
  • 1.1 mile(s) from Restored Railroad Depot, Also home to the Railroad Museum
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Little Sioux River Access
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Koser Spring Lake Park
  • 2 mile(s) from County Fairgrounds
  • 2 mile(s) from Mental Health Institute, Includes a museum exhibiting the evolution of mental health care
  • 9 mile(s) from Windmill Farm, Demonstrates iowa's committment to renewable energy sources
  • 15 mile(s) from Grand Meadow, Pioneer Heritage Center
  • 60 mile(s) from Iowa's Great Lakes, Includes Lake Okoboji and Spirit Lake
  • 60 mile(s) from Belle of Sioux City, Riverboat casino in Sioux City, IA
  • 75 mile(s) from Grotto of the Redemption, Famous religious site in West Bend, IA
  • 90 mile(s) from Bertrand Riverboat Museum, Locate in Missouri Valley, IA
  • 90 mile(s) from Loess Hills

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.3 mile(s) from Cherokee Tennis Courts
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Horse Arena
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Bacon Aquatic Center
  • 2 mile(s) from Spring Lake Park
  • 1.75 mile(s) from Cherokee Golf Course
  • 2 mile(s) from Cherokee Bowl
  • 5 mile(s) from Country Club, excellent golf course
  • 7 mile(s) from Aurelia Golf Course
  • 15 mile(s) from Quimby Golf Course
  • 15 mile(s) from Marcus Golf Course
  • 25 mile(s) from Storm Lake Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • There are many dining options within minutes of this Cherokee hotel.
  • Adjacent to Monterrey Mexican, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from McDonald's®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Godfathers Pizza, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Taco John's, Bar/Lounge, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Bar/Lounge, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Dairy Queen®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Family Table, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Subway®, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Little Panda, Bar/Lounge, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Gasthaus, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from The Pub, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 1.20 mile(s) from Copper Cup, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Danny's Sport Spot, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,

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