Halfway between Des Moines and Minneapolis, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Mason City, IA is a great home base while visiting attractions like Clear Lake and Music Man Square. Be sure to catch a hockey game or roller derby bout at the North Iowa Events Center. The hotel also offers a heated indoor pool and a free, hot breakfast—perfect before a day of shopping or boating.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Enjoy an easygoing stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Mason City with our Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM and free high-speed Internet access. Amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Perfect for families, the hotel’s guest rooms and suites provide a restful night’s sleep and space for the kids. Wake up with a cup of coffee and a newspaper before facing the day. Standard room amenities include:
For a large group or an extended stay, opt for the Two-room Suite, which features a private bedroom and a spacious living room with a sleeper sofa.
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Dig into a Belgian waffle at the hotel’s complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast, featuring a variety of pastries, fresh fruit and other guest favorites. While exploring Mason City, dine at a restaurant within walking distance of the hotel, such as Carlos O’Kelley’s, where you can chase away hunger with BBQ chicken tacos. Watch the big game with a plate of cheese fries at Papa’s American Café, famous for having a TV at every booth.
Things to Do in Mason City
Enjoy a small-town feel without sacrificing convenience to places like the Mason City Aquatic Center and the Clear Lake Arts Center. These attractions are also nearby:
Clear Lake – Whether you want to fish, play golf or take a cruise, Clear Lake has something for everyone and is just six miles from the hotel. Rent a bicycle to explore the trails that snake around the lake, or watch a sailboat race—and then try your hand at sailing! The waterfront hosts festivals year round, securing its spot as one of the Midwest’s favorite lakes.
Music Man Square – Relive the magic of The Music Man, an award-winning musical and movie written by Meredith Willson, a Mason City native. Tour his childhood home and the museum dedicated to Willson’s life and music. The River City Streetscape, a replica of the city set from the film, is a great place to stroll as you enjoy ice cream and Big Band music.
North Iowa Events Center – Cheer on the North Iowa Bulls hockey team or the River City Dames of Anarchy roller derby squad at the North Iowa Events Center. The center is also the home of the annual North Iowa Fair and is less than a mile away. During fall and winter, strap on your skates for some fun at the center’s public ice rink.
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Groups & Meetings
Host up to 45 people in our meeting room at the Country Inn & Suites, offering catering options and free high-speed Internet access for your next meeting or special occasion. You can reserve a block of guest rooms at a special rate, making your event convenient and affordable for attendees.
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