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
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Love all the movie channels.
Love the indoor pool and hot tub.
Love the breakfast
But the best thing about this Best Western is the people. Awesome friendly!
I would stay no where...
The hotel staff was amazing!!!! The breakfast was excellent. The hotel was clean and in a central location to just about anything you may need. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone...
By Teresa D
Des Moines, Iowa on 13-Jan-2020
We just stopped here for the night while traveling through Clear Lake. It’s a great location near I-35, with several restaurants nearby. Breakfast was good, with a nice selection of food choices...
Kansas City on 04-Jan-2020
The staff was great, the room was clean and the restaurant was great. I would of given it 6 stars if I could.We came in early and he was able to find us a room right away, will be staying again...
By Larry S
Albert Lea on 25-Dec-2019
Best hotel in the Clear lake/Mason city area. The beds are comfy and the staff is top notch. You are treated like you are important and a guest of honor. The breakfast has plenty of choices, the...