Relax in Minnesota’s Northwoods at our Bemidji hotel

Look out over the south shore of Lake Bemidji and soak up the serenity of the Northwoods when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bemidji, MN. Connected to the Sanford Center by an indoor walkway, our hotel is perfect for guests attending conferences or a BSU hockey game. Our location offers easy access to Bemidji State University, local nature trails, shopping centers, and restaurants. Are you hoping to catch walleye or bass on one of our many local lakes? Check out a local fishing guide service, and remember that our ample free parking has plenty of room for vehicles towing boats.

Bemidji is an ideal family vacation choice, and we welcome your four-legged family members in our pet-friendly accommodations. You can enjoy the breeze on our outdoor patio with a lake view or a long swim in our indoor pool. We offer a fitness center, a 24-hour business center, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Complimentary coffee, tea, and cookies are available in the lobby, and we provide a free, hot breakfast every morning.

Awards and recognitions

These acknowledgements recognize our hotel’s commitment to providing an exceptional guest experience.

Hospitality Excellence Award

Our Hospitality Excellence Award is presented to top performing hotels that deliver a superior level of hospitality to guests.

Enjoy lake-view rooms and suites where you can connect to free Wi-Fi

Overlooking the crystalline waters of Lake Bemidji, our hotel offers spacious rooms and suites equipped with free Wi-Fi. Bring drinks and snacks to store and prep using the in-room refrigerator and microwave. Each day, we offer a free, hot breakfast to guests in our dining area. Upgrade to a suite when you want extra space, a separate living room, or an in-room whirlpool. Pet-friendly rooms are available.

King Bed

  •  312 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Unwind in a standard room with a comfy king bed, free Wi-Fi, and a free, hot breakfast each morning.

King Bed-Lakeview

  •  312 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Savor a cup of coffee from the in-room facilities and a view of Lake Bemidji from a comfortable standard room.

2 Queen Beds

  •  312 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Headed to a conference or hockey game? Book a spacious room with two queen beds and a free, hot breakfast.

2 Queen Beds-Lakeview

  •  312 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Choose a comfortable standard room with a view of the lake, two queen beds, and free Wi-Fi.

Studio Suite-King Bed-Lakeview

  •  384 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Stretch out on the sleeper sofa and enjoy a weekday newspaper, cable on the flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  384 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Experience privacy when you book a suite that has a separate living room and a king bedroom.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed-Lakeview

  •  384 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Upgrade your stay in a suite with two HDTVs, a separate living room, and terrific views of Lake Bemidji.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed-Lakeview

  •  384 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 3 children
For a romantic Lake Bemidji getaway, book a special suite with a two-person whirlpool and a view of the lake.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  •  676 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Prepare and eat simple meals, thanks to the kitchenette and dining area in our extended-stay suite.
Located adjacent to the Sanford Center and George W. Neilson Convention Center, our lakefront hotel offers a 625-square-foot meeting room. Debrief your team after a hockey game or schedule a small breakout session. Our room can seat 20 guests or accommodate 40 for standing-room receptions.


Located in Minnesota’s Northwoods and on the shores of Lake Bemidji, our city is home to many outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant arts scene, hockey matches, festivals, and picturesque golf courses. Our lakeside hotel is connected to the Sanford Center and two miles from Bemidji State University. Consider adding these local attractions to your itinerary:

Itasca State Park

23.65 mi / 38.06 km from the hotel
See where the Mississippi headwaters begin their journey to the Gulf of Mexico or wander beneath old growth pines at Minnesota’s oldest state park. Explore lakes, spot wildlife, and hike trails in the Wilderness Sanctuary, a National Natural Landmark.

Headwaters Science Center

1.44 mi / 2.32 km from the hotel
Spend time exploring more than 70 hands-on exhibits designed to teach scientific principles and concepts at this science center. You can make a harmonograph picture, feed snakes, and learn about the fish in a 210-gallon saltwater aquarium.

Lake Bemidji State Park

5.1 mi / 8.21 km from the hotel
A year-round playground, this park on the northern shore of the lake is home to rare lady’s slippers, insect-eating sundews, and dragon’s mouth plants. You can hike, swim, stroll a boardwalk along a conifer bog, or see an occasional black bear.

Beltrami County Historical Society

1.37 mi / 2.21 km from the hotel
Preserving the area’s proud history and heritage, the facility includes educational tours and interactive exhibits detailing the first settlers, the history of music and entertainment, and the county’s changing landscape.

Bemidji State University

1.61 mi / 2.59 km from the hotel
Located on the shores of Lake Bemidji, this public university is quickly making a name for itself through rigorous writing programs, which feature courses in Weblogs, wikis, and content writing. The BSU Beavers hockey teams are also well known.

Forestedge Winery

20.39 mi / 32.82 km from the hotel
This winery sits right on the edge of the Paul Bunyan State Forest. Sip rhubarb wine while you walk through the gardens or relax on the cobblestone patio.
927 Lake Shore Drive NE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601, United States

Located on the south shore of Lake Bemidji, our hotel is two miles from downtown and three miles from US 71/US 2. Paul Bunyan Transit provides bus service in the city. Taxis, car rentals, and ride-share services are available. Bemidji Regional Airport (BJI) is about a 15-minute drive from the hotel.

From Bemidji Regional Airport (BJI)

By car:

Depart the airport on Moberg Drive and turn left onto US 2 Old. Stay in the left lanes to merge onto Highway 197/US 2 Old. At Bemidji Avenue, turn right to stay on Highway 197/US 2 Old. After 2.4 miles, turn left onto First Street, then left onto Grant Avenue. At the traffic circle, take the second exit onto Lake Shore Drive. The hotel will be on the right.