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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. 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 areas 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 Streets dining, shopping, antiquing and more. Take in a concert at the legendary Surf Ballroom, the site of Buddy Hollys final performance, also just a few miles from the site of the musicians 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 hotels 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, Bennigans 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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2023 7th Avenue N
Clear Lake
United States
AAA - 3 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
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15:00:00 | 11:00:00
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2023 7th Avenue N
Clear Lake
United States

What's nearby?


  • 5.00 mile(s) from Mason City

  • 120 mile(s) from Des Moines

  • 130 mile(s) from Minneapolis, MN

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Serta Manufacturing

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Larson Manufacturing

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Alliant

  • 8.00 mile(s) from Woodharbor

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Kraft

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Winnebago Industries

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 242 traveller reviews
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trip to MN found good BW to stay at

22/09/2016 Emily S, Colorado Springs CO, United States

friendly, clean, price was reasonable,breakfast had plenty of food to pick from that was good, also next to good eating places, there was enclosed courtyard off our room which was good for the dog to ... more



21/09/2016 redheadscuba, Shorewood, MN.

Average hotel. Clean room but lots of wear and tear. Nice to have the back door into the patio area when traveling with a dog. Staff was very nice. Standard breakfast selections. Adequate hotel for ... more


comfy bed, QUIET, filling all you can eat breakfast

10/09/2016 BETTY G, Ames, Iowa

Went to hear a 2 hr. lecture on JFK's assination from the chief judge over the investigation committee for 4 yrs; very interesting. Lovely conference room with fresh baked, warm brownies to munch on ... more


Staf well worth the stay.

04/09/2016 davidjaymec,

Nice clean hotel. Fresh made cookies at check in. Most helpful friendly staff ever. Even sent someone up twice to help us run our remote twice because we couldn't figure it out. Nice continental b... more


High priced

31/08/2016 fmprdwg100, Tucson, Arizona

We travel MN to AZ about 10 nites a year. This hotel was way over priced compared to LaQuintas for equal facilities. Have been doing so for 7 years. The Clear Lake BW has been first hotel we felt we p... more