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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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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

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Very Good Motor Inn

29/11/2016 Snowbears4440, Regina

My wife and I stayed in this motor inn for one night on our way south through Iowa. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. We will stay there again if passing throug... more


Hockey Stay

21/11/2016 kevinkV8166AI, Bettendorf, United States

Was in town for a hockey tournament. Convenient location to dining and also the ice rink. Very good value for the stay. Friendly and accommodating staff. Nice breakfast. Clean Hotel. Would Recomm... more


Staying for work

01/11/2016 2871Bill, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Very quiet hotel with a workout room that is not used by many people. They have a swimming pool and hot tub if you will want to use them. Many items for breakfast, some are hot. They are working on... more



23/10/2016 Mike W, Independence

Always excellent accommodation's here. Staff is always great. Has the best breakfast of any of the hotels I stay at. I travel a lot for business and always stay here when I am in town. Use this hote... more


Family gathering

22/10/2016 112111,

We booked 5 rooms. All were side by side and all were great! We were able to check in earlier which was great since we had 85 year old with us. Would stay here again! Staff were awesome! Location was ... more