BEST WESTERN HOLIDAY LODGE

2023 7th Ave. North, Clear Lake, IA 50428 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
3.0 Star Highway Hotel in Cerro Gordo County
43.14471-93.36271
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4.0/5

Based on 328 guest reviews

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  • We have an indoor pool
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 20.0%!
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Hotel has 136 rooms
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • Hotel has 5 meeting rooms

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Verified Reviews of Best Western Holiday Lodge

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Hotel for Guests to Stay at!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Guests were very pleased by the cleanliness of the rooms and service from the staff at the hotel. Would definitely recommend to other groups!
(Meeting planner, booked 200 rooms), from US flag
29-Nov-2017 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Nov 25 to Sun Nov 26 2017 at a $95.00 group rate (11% discount).
Response from Management on 01-Dec-2017:
Lisa, Thank you for your review; we enjoyed having your group stay with us!Congratulations! Mandy VanVoorhis

Customer Reviews of Best Western Holiday Lodge

4.0 out of 5. Based on 328 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

At the Best Western Holiday Lodge in Clear Lake, Iowa, superior amenities and outstanding service await you. We realize that not all travellers are alike, so we designed our 136 rooms and suites to meet the needs of the business traveler as well as the family on vacation. After settling in your room, take a stroll through our lobby (free cookies Monday-Thursday evenings) or find a comfortable chair and relax in our Club Room or Courtyard. We encourage our guests to take advantage of our 24-hour fitness center, sundeck, and indoor heated pool & hot tub. Visit Bennigan's Irish American Grill & Tavern which is located on-site for a delicious meal or cocktail! Our banquet rooms provide the professional atmosphere you require. With facilities accommodating up to 600 people, the Best Western is a great place to host your next board meeting, conference, company party, family reunion or wedding reception! Our extensive banquet menu will make planning simple. The staff and management of the hotel are committed to providing you with the finest facilities and services possible. We look forward to exceeding your expectations and responding to your every need in a prompt, efficient manner!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00 PM
Check Out:11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation:2015
Floors:7
Rooms:136
Corridors:Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:136
Handicap Rooms:2
Suites:4
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:5 View Spaces
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Pool Info:
Indoor pool and hot tub open from 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Ownership:kinseth Hospitality
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual Reservation: Cancellation must be made by 6pm on date of arrival to avoid penalty.Group Policy: Group cancellation must be made 30 days prior to arrival to avoid penalty.
Nightly Parking:$0
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Other Tax: 7.00%
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 5.49 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 7.99 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 8.99 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:12.99 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:12.99 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 9.49 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:16.49 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:16.49 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 4.99 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 4.99 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:17.99 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 2.25 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.25 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
$10 per day or $25 for 3 plus days


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Mason City Municipal Airport, 1 mile. Courtesy Hotel Shuttle available.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Free hot continental breakfast

About Best Western International

  • 4000+ independently owned hotels located in over 100 countries
  • Best Western Rewards is a free program where members can earn 10 points for every dollar spent or arline/partner rewards for each night stay. With no blackout dates and points that never expire, whats not love?
  • 3 hotel types: Best Western, Best Western Plus, and Best Western Premiere
  • Best Western offers exceptional value with great amenities including free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and lond distance access. Convenient computer room in the lobby area perfect for copy and fax services, and even printing out boarding passes, maps, etc.
  • Best Western Plus offers upgraded bath amenities, an in-room mini-fridge, and a spacious work desk. Fitness room, laundry room, and business center also available. Free breakfast, high-speed internet, local calls, and long distance access
  • Best Western Premiere gives guests the highest quality amenties, furnishings, and decor with personalized guest services. All rooms have a safe, mini-fridge, free high-speed internet access, free local and long distance calls, and an LCD or Plasma TV with HD channels. On-site dining, fitness room, business center, snack shop, and meeting rooms

The Best Western International highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality and Projections at Best Western Holiday Lodge

Rate fluctuations of Best Western Holiday Lodge

The chart above shows fluctuations of prices for both group prices and the best individual traveler prices our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was submitted. The lowest group discount displayed is 28.2% in the month of March 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $127 in the month of August 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Best Western Holiday Lodge in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Best Western Holiday Lodge

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Best Western Holiday Lodge.

Feel free to use the Best Western Holiday Lodge meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Clear Lake event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Diamond Ballroom 72 x 48 x 14 3456250/----2008399--22/17500400--
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Diamond Ballroom

Our beautiful Diamond Ballroom is perfect for receptions, conventions, and large meetings. The built in stage is great for entertainment and presentations. Plan your next large event in our Diamond Ballroom!
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3456 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
72 x 48 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
20% discount on meeting room rental if you spend over $375 on f&b not including alcohol.
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Veranda 48 x 22 x 8 108072/----452632--7/5100100--
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Veranda

The Veranda Room overlooks our spacious indoor pool and is perfect for mid-size receptions, banquets, and meetings. French Doors and pool view add to the ambience.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1080 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
48 x 22 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
2
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$125.00 USD
20% discount on meeting room rental if you spend over $375 on f&b not including alcohol.
Opal 30 x 31 x 8 96872/----502332236/59064--
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Opal

The Opal Room can be used for daytime corporate meetings, then dim the lights and wall sconces for evening dinners and parties.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
968 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 31 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$125.00 USD
20% discount on meeting room rental if you spend over $375 on f&b not including alcohol.
Sapphire 25 x 22 x 8 56640/----242024--4/35040--
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Sapphire

The Sapphire Room can accommodate small meetings and parties, and is also well utilized as an extra space in conjunction with the Diamond Ballroom for breaks and other conference needs.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
566 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 22 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$125.00 USD
20% discount on meeting room rental if you spend over $375 on f&b not including alcohol.
Boardroom Suite 217 25 x 20 x 8 500--/----------12--/--------
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Boardroom Suite 217

Our Conference Suite is well suited for board meetings as well as family groups & conventions requesting a hospitality area. Room has a private washroom, closet, and counter space with storage and a refrigerator. Soft seating is also provided around the sitting area with television.
Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
500 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 20 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$125.00 USD
20% discount on meeting room rental if you spend over $375 on f&b not including alcohol.

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