Located off I-35, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Owatonna, MN provides a convenient home base for exploring the great outdoors and for commuting to the Twin Cities. Enjoy easy access to the Owatonna Hospital as well as area attractions like Cabela's, the Reptile & Amphibian Discovery (RAD) Zoo and Medford Outlet Center. Set aside some time to discover the area’s natural beauty at spots like Rice Lake State Park, or take the kids to splash at River Springs Water Park.
After exploring Owatonna, finish up meeting preparations at our business center and check emails with free Wi-Fi. Start every morning at our free, hot breakfast, and end every day with a dip in our heated indoor pool and hot tub. Essential amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Get some much-needed rest and relaxation by stretching out in one of our spacious rooms or suites. Curl up on your room’s pillowtop mattress and use the free high-speed Internet access to upload pictures of your ski vacation or family reunion. You can also channel surf on the room’s 32-inch flat-screen TV while you enjoy a snack from the in-room microwave and refrigerator. Amenities include:
Want some extra privacy on a family trip? Book a One-bedroom King Suite to let the kids watch TV while you sleep. Additional amenities include:
Bars & Restaurants
Gear up for a busy day of business meetings or the final leg of your Twin Cities road trip with a visit to our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Dig into enticing items like Belgian waffles, muffins, hot oatmeal, fresh fruit and more.
When you have worked up an appetite for lunch or dinner, head to nearby restaurants like Torey’s Restaurant & Bar, Mizuki Fusion and Plaza Morena Campestre Grill.
Things to Do in Owatonna
Visiting during the summer? Browse the wares of vendors from 25 states at the Steele County Free Fair. Go skiing or snowboarding every winter at Buck Hill, or spend some time shopping for gear in the off season. Our hotel is conveniently located near these attractions:
Cabela’s – The wonders of outdoor adventure come to life inside the 150,000-square-foot retail showroom at Cabela’s. Just an eight-minute drive up I-35, this retailer also offers a Fudge & Nut Shop if you want to pick up a sweet souvenir.
RAD Zoo – You’re just a six-minute drive from checking out exotic reptiles and amphibians at this special zoo. Keep an eye out for Justin Bieber’s former pet albino boa constrictor, Johnson.
Kaplan’s Woods Parkway – Explore over six miles of hiking and cross-country skiing trails at this 225-acre park, a four-minute drive away. You can also rent a canoe and float along the park’s Lake Kohlmier.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
Our conveniently located hotel is the ideal venue for business meetings and wedding rehearsal dinners with up to 25 people. Take advantage of amenities like a personalized event Web page and catering suggestions from our knowledgeable staff to make your get-together even more memorable.
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