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
The Best Western has been welcoming visitors to Clear Lake, IA for a long time. In her youth, she was THE PLACE to stay...a luxury get-away. Age doesn't reduce quality. This hotel is very well...
Midwest USA on 29-Oct-2018
Stay here when in town. last time we had problem getting room quickly, not this time. Rooms are clean. Service friendly. Nice breakfast. Will be back. Handy location and connected to restaurant that...
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on 03-Oct-2018
We were part of a large room block, and only one minor complaint in our group that I heard. We paid $145/night incl taxes/fees on a busy holiday weekend, which is well above the value. We were in the...
Minneapolis, Minnesota on 04-Sep-2018
This hotel is very outdated. There seemed to be a problem with moisture at the hotel. Everything felt damp. There was water dripping from the HVAC vents in the breakfast area. Room was dark and damp...
Great location in the Clear Lake area. Staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. Breakfast very good. Older facility. but well maintained. I always stay here for the family reunion. However, must...