Easily access I-35 and I-90 near our hotel in Albert Lea

Whether you’re staying for several days or just passing through, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Albert Lea, MN offers comfortable rooms and suites that are easily accessible from nearby I-35 and I-90. You can visit downtown businesses and attractions just five minutes from the hotel, or you can travel 20 minutes to play the slots at Diamond Jo Casino. For outdoor fun, head to Green Lea Golf Course, Edgewater Park, or Myre-Big Island State Park—all less than five miles away—or book the Pelican Breeze II for a chartered excursion on nearby Albert Lea Lake.

After checking in, grab a cookie from our lobby and touch base with the office or your loved ones using free Wi-Fi. For some fun family time, you can take the kids for a dip in our indoor pool. In the mornings, stretch your muscles with a workout in our fitness center before fueling up at our free, hot breakfast. Left one of your essential toiletries at home? Ask about our Did You Forget? Program.

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Families love our pet-friendly rooms with free Wi-Fi and fridges

Our comfortable, pet-friendly rooms help you relax with thoughtful amenities like a fridge for storing your favorite drinks and snacks. After a day of travel, you can kick back on your plush bed and watch a favorite cable show on the flat-screen TV. Free Wi-Fi lets you connect with family or stream your favorite tunes. Here for work? Each room includes a spacious desk with a lamp. For extra space and upgraded amenities like sleeper sofas, check out our suite options.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults, 3 children
Unwind in this accessible room featuring a plush queen bed, plus free Wi-Fi, a microwave, and a fridge.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Families can spread out on two plush queen beds in this standard room with free Wi-Fi and a fridge for snacks.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Couples or solo travelers can relax in this standard room with HBO access, a microwave, and a fridge.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 3 children
Need some extra space? This open-concept suite offers a king bed, plus a spacious seating area with a sleeper sofa.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 3 children
A romantic evening awaits in one of these comfortable suits with a two-person whirlpool and a wet bar.

1 Bedroom Suite-Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Ideal for corporate travelers, this suite includes a private bedroom and a separate living room with a sleeper sofa.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Albert Lea, MN - Suite

1 Bedroom Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults, 1 child
Families or groups can spread out in this suite with two queen beds, two TVs, and a sleeper sofa in the living room.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Outfitted with two TVs, a living room with a sleeper sofa, and a private bedroom, this suite keeps your family comfortable.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Albert Lea, MN - Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king or 1 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Ideal for longer trips, this suite adds thoughtful amenities like a dining area and a fully equipped kitchenette.
Perfect for training sessions, intimate receptions, or family reunions, our meeting room accommodates up to 60 guests in 950 square feet of flexible event space. You can wow your audience with your presentation thanks to our audiovisual equipment and free Wi-Fi. Complimentary coffee and water service keep everyone energized. Ask our friendly team for help with planning and setup.

Services

Escape to the beautiful outdoors of southern Minnesota by exploring Albert Lea Lake or reserving a tee time at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club. For some indoor fun, try your luck at Diamond Jo Casino or take a tour of the unique SPAM® Museum. Then enjoy a lively performance at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss these favorites during your stay:

Myre-Big Island State Park

1,83 mi / 2,94 km from the hotel
Catch a glimpse of songbirds, waterfowl, deer, and even an eagle in this beautiful state park along Albert Lea Lake. The park offers biking, hiking, canoeing, and kayaking. Take a picnic lunch to enjoy a full day outdoors.

Freeborn County Historical Museum, Library & Village

1,18 mi / 1,89 km from the hotel
Stop by this museum to view 40 exhibits offering a window into Freeborn history. You can enjoy memorabilia from famous former residents, Marion Ross and Eddie Cochran, and tour reconstructed historical buildings showcasing life in the late 1800s.

Diamond Jo Casino

14,28 mi / 22,98 km from the hotel
You could strike it lucky at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. Enjoy table games such as craps, slots, blackjack, and poker as well over 900 slot machines.

Edgewater Park

2,76 mi / 4,44 km from the hotel
Take a picnic and enjoy the day at this 62-acre park, which offers playgrounds and recreation centers.

Green Lea Golf Course

1,73 mi / 2,78 km from the hotel
A long-established course with well-manicured fairways and attractive views, Green Lea is a par 72, 18-hole course that has attracted golfers since 1949. When you’re ready to dig into lunch or dinner, try Jerry’s Bar & Grill on site.

Marion Ross Performing Arts Center

1,61 mi / 2,6 km from the hotel
Home to the Albert Lea Community Theatre, the performing arts center hosts stage plays, meetings, seminars, and other events throughout the year.
2214 E Main Street, Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007, United States

Whether you’re in town for a while or just passing through, our Country Inn & Suites places you within five minutes of downtown Albert Lea, I-35, and I-90. Many of the city’s attractions, from Myre-Big Island State Park to the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, are within a 10-mile radius of the hotel, and Diamond Jo Casino is just 20 minutes down I-35. Minneapolis is less than two hours north, and both Des Moines and Sioux Falls can be reached in around two and a half hours.

From I-35

By car:

From I-35 N: Take Exit 11 and turn left onto E Main Street. Drive for about a mile and turn left onto Prospect Avenue. Turn right almost immediately onto E Main Frontage Road. The hotel will be on your left soon after.

From I-35 S: Shortly after passing the interchange for I-90, take Exit 12 for US-65 toward Albert Lea. Continue on for a mile and a half (the road name will become E Main Street) until the Prospect Avenue intersection. Turn left onto Prospect Avenue, and almost immediately turn right onto E Main Frontage Road. The hotel will be on your left soon after.

From I-90

By car:

Take Exit 159A to merge onto I-35 S. In less than a mile, take Exit 12 for US-65 toward Albert Lea. Continue on for a mile and a half (the road name will become E Main Street) until the Prospect Avenue intersection. Turn left onto Prospect Avenue, and almost immediately turn right onto E Main Frontage Road. The hotel will be on your left soon after.

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