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Best Western Holiday Lodge

AAA - 3 Diamond

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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
Check-in & Check-out
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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Contact events on 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 307 traveller reviews
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Enjoyed our stay

09/08/2017 lisagL4940JY, Amery, Wisconsin

The Staff was awesome the breakfast was very good the room was very nice the only thing we could find wrong was that the bed was very hard and we are use to a softer bed. We would stay there again, Th... more


clear lake, iowa

07/08/2017 Thomas Y, spokane, United States

service was good. staff was very friendly. they disagreed with me, as to whether I had made requests for lodging. She finally found that what I said was correct. Kinda of uncomfortable. Then room... more


Over priced

31/07/2017 72Cricket, Davenport, Iowa

We stopped in Clear Lake for the night. Hotel had so many motorcycles parked by front door to lobby, had to park and walk from lot to lobby just to see if there was any vacancies. Front desk was ver... more

Owner Response
Lori F, General Manager at Best Western Holiday Lodge, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our pricing is comparable to similar properties in the area and we feel we provide good value given our central location and extensive facilities. We regret that this was not your impressions and offer our apologies. Sincerely, Lori Faught General Manager

Clear lake Iowa last place buddy holly played

30/07/2017 Todd E, North Palm Beach, Florida

Great hotel free rides to the ballroom where are great show are going on. This town has great Resturant's just ask the front desk. Just down the road from the lake great place to spend the day down t... more

Owner Response
Lori F, General Manager at Best Western Holiday Lodge, responded to this review
Dear Todd, Thank you for the five star rating! Clear Lake has so much to offer and the Surf Ballroom is awesome. We love to accommodate our guest by doing the free shuttle service for concerts to and from our hotel. Hope to see you again! Sincerely, Lori Faught General Manager

Awesome Hotel Highly Recommend

29/07/2017 kristX4868EO, North Liberty, United States

Very clean, awesome staff, nice stay :) I asked for a fan to sleep with and they delivered one to my room, they were very accommodating. I asked if I could leave my bag as I was biking across Iowa for... more

Owner Response
Lori F, General Manager at Best Western Holiday Lodge, responded to this review
Dear Kris, Thank you for the five star rating! We appreciate the feedback and hope you enjoyed your ride with Ragbrai! Sincerely, Lori Faught General Manager