Look out over Lake Bemidji from the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Bemidji, MN, connected to the Sanford Center. Our location gives you easy access to Bemidji State University, nature trails, shopping centers and mouthwatering restaurants. Your whole family, including the furry members, can enjoy our spacious, lakeside rooms equipped with free high-speed Internet access. Enjoy a long swim in our heated indoor pool before bed. In the mornings, fuel up for big adventures in Bemidji with light and hearty fare from our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. After a long day, come back to the hotel and relax at J.J.'s Dockside Restaurant & Tavern.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Exercise your mind with a book from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM and your body with a workout in our fitness center. With free high-speed Internet access and a 24-hour business center, you can work as late as you need to. Our amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Situated on placid Lake Bemidji, our hotel’s rooms and suites are equipped with amenities like free Internet access and cable TV. You can store treats for your pet in the in-room refrigerator, and prepare your own snack in the microwave. Our room amenities include:
Staying in Bemidji for several days? Consider our Extended-stay Suite. You receive all the standard amenities plus extras like:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Join us for a full morning meal at the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, which includes scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit and more. For lunch or dinner, go Italian at Tutto Bene, grab a deli sandwich at Dunn Brothers or try one of these other nearby restaurants.
Things to Do in Bemidji
Located in Minnesota’s north woods and by the shores of Lake Bemidji, our city is home to outdoor recreation opportunities, theaters, hockey matches, higher education institutions and picturesque golf courses. Our lakeside hotel is connected to the Sanford Center and only two miles from Bemidji State University. Consider adding these local attractions to your itinerary:
Sanford Center – Take our walkway directly into this 4,700-seat arena to experience expos, concerts, roller derbies and more. Plan your wedding or event at the center, and make sure your guests are comfortable by booking a block of rooms with us.
Bemidji State University – BSU’s charming campus, situated on the western shore of Lake Bemidji, is worthy of a visit any time of the year. Cheer at a Beavers game or rent a kayak to create your own adventure on the water. Drive two miles along the lake to reach the campus.
Paul Bunyan Mall – Need a break? Head over to the mall where you can pick up a fun, new outfit at JCPenney, or let the kids play arcade games while you indulge in a creamy treat from Dairy Queen. It’s less than 10 minutes northwest of us.
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Groups & Meetings
Located adjacent to the Sanford Center and the George W. Neilson Convention Center, our lakefront hotel offers a meeting space of 625 square feet. Ideal for breakout sessions or intimate lunches, our room can seat 20 guests or accommodate 40 for standing-room receptions.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
Proud recipient of the
2015 President's Award.
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