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821 E Plaza Street
Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007-2084
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Enjoy the best of Albert Lea at this 100% non-smoking hotel- close to the Freeborn Country Fairgrounds and the Big Island State Park.

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The Best Western Plus Albert Lea I-90/I-35 Hotel is an affordable hotel located just off Interstate 90 and close to Interstate 35 in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Diamond Jo Casino offers a shuttle to and from casino. This area hotel offers convenient access to great shopping and dining options.

The Best Western Plus Albert Lea I-90/I-35 Hotel's spacious guest rooms feature amenities such as pillow top mattresses, refrigerator, cable satellite television and wireless high-speed Internet access. A complimentary full breakfast is available every morning in addition to an indoor heated swimming pool, fitness center, guest laundry, business center and meeting facilities.

Guests staying at this hotel will be close to local events including the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the Big Island Rendezvous, the Freeborn County Fair and sports tournaments. The hotel also provides convenient access to key area attractions such as the SPAM® Museum and Cabela's® Outfitters and corporate locations including Select Foods, the Mayo Medical Center and Alliant Energy.

For superior customer service make a reservation at the Best Western Plus Albert Lea I-90/I-35 Hotel!

Pet rooms are only available in two queen guestrooms. Enjoy your stay.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
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 $20.00 per day with a $100 per week maximum.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Exercise facility, Open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities, high-speed Internet access, wireless
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services, TDD phone available at desk, Braille on all room signs, elevator, restrooms, pool, etc.
  • Physically challenged facilities, roll-in shower in one room
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking located on side of street
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access in public areas

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television, CNN or other 24-hour new station
  • In-room movies, from HBO®
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave available
  • Refrigerator available
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area available
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper available
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair available
  • Sofabed available
  • Spa available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Crib, available

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
  • TDD device available for guest
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 0.40 mile(s) from KleenTec
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Select Foods
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Minnesota Corrugated Box
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Carpenter Company
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Waste Management®
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Alliant Energy
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Mayo Medical Center
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Almco
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Lou-Rich
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Streater
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Freeborn-Mower Cooperative, cooperative services
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Fountain Industries
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Cargill®
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Bridon Cordage
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Alamco
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Larson Manufacturing Company
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Agilis
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Poet Refining
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Hormel


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Freeborn County Fairgrounds
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Big Island State Park
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Albert Lea City Arena
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Diamond Jo Casino
  • 20.00 mile(s) from SPAM® Museum


  • 0.10 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Applebee's®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Arby's®, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Plaza Moreno, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Pizza Ranch, buffet, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Piggy Blue's BBQ, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from China Restaurant, full service, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Green Mill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Big Island Bar & Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Perkin's®, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Wok-n-Roll Buffet, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.00 mile(s) from China Buffet, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Pizza Hut®, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Godfather's® Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 3.50 mile(s) from Cresendo, full service, American, open for: dinner
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Wedgewood Cove Golf Club, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Diamond Jo Casino, buffet, International, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Woodfire Grille, full service, Steak House, open for: dinner, located in the Diamond Jo Casino


  • 0.60 mile(s) from Riverland Community College

Nearby Cities

  • 20.00 mile(s) from Austin
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Owatonna
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Faribault
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Fairmont
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Mankato
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Rochester
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Worthington
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Minneapolis
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Red Wing
  • 90.00 mile(s) from La Crosse, WI
  • 150 mile(s) from Des Moines, IA
  • 165 mile(s) from St. Cloud
  • 170 mile(s) from Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 175 mile(s) from Sioux Falls, SD
  • 190 mile(s) from Wisconsin Dells, WI
  • 250 mile(s) from Duluth
  • 250 mile(s) from Quad Cities, IA & IL
  • 300 mile(s) from Omaha, NE
  • 315 mile(s) from Bemidji
  • 330 mile(s) from Fargo, ND
  • 370 mile(s) from Chicago, IL
  • 400 mile(s) from International Falls
  • 525 mile(s) from Rapid City, SD
  • 800 mile(s) from Denver, CO
  • 810 mile(s) from Detroit, MI


  • 0.60 mile(s) from baseball fields, J M Snyder Fields
  • 3.00 mile(s) from golf, 18-hole, Green Lea Golf Course
  • 6.00 mile(s) from golf, 18-hole, Wedgewood Cove Golf Club
  • 23.00 mile(s) from baseball fields, Todd Park


  • 0.10 mile(s) from Hy-Vee®, grocer
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Northbridge Mall, retail stores, restaurants, movie theaters
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Home Depot®
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Super Walmart®
  • 6.00 mile(s) from downtown shops, antiques, jewelers, restaurants, retail stores
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Cabela's®, outdoors outfitter
  • 36.00 mile(s) from Medford Outlet Mall, outlet stores


  • 90.00 mile(s) from Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Albert Lea Municipal Airport
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Albert Lea Bus Company, bus stop at Hy-Vee