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
stayed here for a week.. clean room awesome staff and great area! will be back in 4 yrs. great pool and close to the surf ballroom and awesome lady of the lake paddle boat on clear...
By Nancy M
la porte, United States on 15-Aug-2018
Hotel was clean. Staff was friendly. Breakfast was good could have a bit more variety. Location was easy on - easy off. Room seemed a bit small but it was comfy.
We would stay at this hotel again if...
By Lori W
Houston, United States on 15-Aug-2018
We enjoyed our stay and rank it in our Top 3 in our 20 years of traveling. We stayed here for seven days and had a room with two queen beds. The room had all the standard features -- fridge...
Gallatin, Tennessee on 11-Aug-2018
Dont let the age of this facility scare you away. Common areas and rooms have all been updated. Management and staff take excellent care of their guests and the facility. Their complimentary...
By Howard W
Tomball on 06-Aug-2018
Had a great stay here! Luke at the front desk is awesome. They have guest laundry, fitness center, WiFi, free parking...our room was clean and cozy. Awesome free breakfast and you can even get room...