Experience the great outdoors, history, shopping and more while staying at this Clear Lake, Iowa hotel near Clear Lake, the Surf Ballroom and Main Street.
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Conveniently located at the intersection of I-35 and Highway 18 (Exit 194), guests at the Best Western Holiday Lodge have easy access to the area’s most popular attractions. Outdoor lovers are just one mile from sparkling Clear Lake, offering fishing, boating, jet skiing and tours aboard the two-tiered Lady of the Lake cruise ship. The surrounding area also offers ample opportunities for hiking, biking and golf. This Clear Lake hotel is within walking distance of downtown Main Street’s dining, shopping, antiquing and more. Take in a concert at the legendary Surf Ballroom, the site of Buddy Holly’s final performance, also just a few miles from the site of the musician’s fatal plane crash.
Midway between Des Moines, IA and Minneapolis, MN, the Best Western Holiday Lodge is an ideal choice for business travelers who appreciate the hotel’s close proximity to businesses such as Stellar®, Titan Pro, CL Telephone, wind farms and the Winnebago factory in Forest City, IA. This Clear Lake hotel is also a popular event space in Clear Lake, offering nearly 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet rooms perfect for weddings and conventions. Located just a mile from the Mason City Municipal Airport, the hotel offers a complimentary courtesy shuttle.
Among a few full-service hotels in Clear Lake, the Best Western Holiday Lodge strives to make our guests feel at home with participating in green projects such as the Global Soap Project. Our guests are invited to enjoy our exercise room, heated indoor pool and hot tub, and onsite restaurant, Bennigan’s® Grill and Tavern.
Contact our friendly staff today to book your next stay at the Best Western Holiday Lodge! Enjoy your stay.
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Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $10.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum
We stayed here to attend a wedding. We booked a room intending for our daughters to sleep on the sofa bed. When we opened the bed the smell over powered the room. I'm not sure when the last time it...
By Kathy B
Willmar, Minnesota on 16-Jul-2018
Recently stayed July 1 and 2nd. Had booked a king room, and when we checked in, we were told the king rooms were overbooked. But what a great surprise, we were upgraded to a suite! Room 501, right...
Waukesha, Wisconsin on 03-Jul-2018
We arrived about 2:30 to check in. Were told by man at desk to wait 30 minutes for room because they were full the night before. We left and came back and were told no room ready yet. Waited another...
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on 26-Jun-2018
We booked this room knowing we'd come in later at night and be out fairly quick in the morning, traveling though. We arrived late with a sleeping toddler, my husband checked in and was told we'd be...
Omaha, Nebraska on 13-Jun-2018
We were very impressed with this motel !! Highly recommended to stay here and worth going out of your way if you have to in order to do so !!!! This is a 10 star motel and professional in every...