Our top-shelf reviews are mirrored in our location at the top of the state off I-35, just 10 miles south of the Minnesota border. The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Northwood, IA is even slightly north of the Top of Iowa Welcome Center, where visitors can rest and pick up travel information. Conveniently connected to our hotel, the area’s prime entertainment destination, Diamond Jo Casino, features gaming and concert venues. When you’re not playing blackjack, enjoy welcoming amenities like our fitness center and indoor pool. We also offer a 24-hour business center and unlimited coffee for our corporate guests who may be working late.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
If you had a successful night at Diamond Jo and need a secure place to keep your winnings, reserve one of our safety deposit boxes. We also help you save cash by offering generous freebies like our hot breakfast, on-site parking, USA TODAY® newspapers and cookies in the lobby. Amenities include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
Our large guest rooms and suites provide plenty of space for the entire family, and you can request cribs or rollaways if needed. For ladies enjoying a girls’ night out, we’ve included extras like an iron, hair dryer and a full-length mirror to help you look your best. Other highlights include:
For added privacy, reserve a One-bedroom Suite with a king or queen-size bed and these extras:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
How do hot biscuits and gravy accompanied by a freshly made omelet sound? You have a choice of these and several other hot items, compliments of our daily Be Our Guest Breakfast. For lunch and dinner, Northwood offers several restaurants connected to the hotel or within a 10-mile radius.
Things to Do in Northwood
Most visitors plan to hit the casino when they come to town, but Northwood offers more than just Diamond Jo. Guests can take advantage of several outdoor activities like golf at the country club, skiing at Ochee Yahola Park or hunting at Pheasant Links. Check out these hot spots while you’re in town:
Diamond Jo Casino – The town’s main attraction features card tables, an exclusive poker room and over 1000 slot machines. Guests of our hotel can simply walk to the adjacent facility for a night of gambling, musical entertainment and live comedy.
Top of Iowa – This rest area and welcome center is less than half a mile south of the hotel with picnic tables, grills and a wealth of travel information. The Barn Boutique carries unique “Made in Iowa” treasures, perfect for visitors desiring a true Iowan souvenir.
Kuennan’s Quarry – This limestone quarry provided rock to build I-90 and is now a delightful recreational park nine miles from the hotel. The quarries are stocked for fishing, and swimmers enjoy the clear water with visibility that goes about 20 feet deep.
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Groups & Meetings
Plan an exciting business or social event right off I-35, next to Diamond Jo Casino. Our hotel meeting room spans over 1,200 square feet and accommodates up to 99 guests in a theater set up. We also offer audiovisual equipment and catering services to support your gathering.
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