Relax at our hotel in Forest Lake with easy access to I-35 and the Twin Cities

Situated 30 minutes north of St. Paul, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Forest Lake, MN is the perfect place to take a break from traveling or stay while attending an event at Eko Backen. From our convenient location off I-35, you can spend time on the links at Castlewood Golf Course, get up close to bobcats and gray foxes at the Wildlife Science Center, or cruise the St. Croix River on an outing with Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours. Here for a tournament at the National Sports Center? Our hotel is roughly 20 minutes away.

After a day on the go, return to the hotel to relax in our indoor pool or our hot tub. You can start each morning with the free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles while you catch up on current events with the free weekday newspaper. For a quick pick-me-up anytime during your stay, stop by our lobby for complimentary coffee and cookies to enjoy in front of the fireplace. Need to prepare for an on-site meeting? Stop by our business center to create your agenda and print handouts for your attendees.

Get comfy in our family-friendly rooms with free Wi-Fi and refrigerators

End an afternoon of meetings or sightseeing inside your room or suite where you can browse social media using free Wi-Fi or watch an HBO movie on the flat-screen TV. Each of our rooms also offers conveniences like a refrigerator and a microwave so you can keep your favorite snacks and drinks on hand. Ask about connecting rooms if you’re traveling with extended family or friends.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 3 adults
You can sip a drink you’ve chilled in the refrigerator while you watch HBO in one of these standard rooms.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Relax outside of the bustle of St. Paul in one of our standard rooms with free Wi-Fi and a microwave.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
With conveniences like a coffeemaker and a refrigerator, this standard room is ideal for sharing with a friend.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 3 children
You can treat a loved one to a special getaway when you book this suite with an inviting two-person whirlpool.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
After tournaments at the National Sports Center, relax with your group in the separate living room of this suite.
Our on-site meeting room is ideal for hosting business meetings, family reunions, and other social gatherings. You can enhance your event thanks to free Wi-Fi and audiovisual equipment, and you can visit our business center to prepare handouts or presentations with ease. Our friendly team is available to assist with everything from event setup to catering arrangements.


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Drive about 30 minutes south on I-35 to explore the capital of Minnesota, or hit the fairways at one of the golf courses near our hotel. To learn about the area’s Swedish heritage, visit the Gammelgården Museum, where you can tour historical buildings or purchase unique souvenirs from the gift shop. Love browsing for antiques? You can seek vintage finds at Lindstrom Antique Mall, about 20 minutes away. Check out these nearby favorites during your stay:

Castlewood Golf Course

2.49 mi / 4.01 km from the hotel
More than 85 years old, this public golf course offers a relaxing afternoon on the links. Challenge yourself on nine well-crafted holes that measure 3,043 yards from the white tees.

Eko Backen

5.93 mi / 9.54 km from the hotel
A popular venue for rustic weddings, Eko Backen also hosts team-building events and offers two world-class Hydrotube waterslides for group activities.

Gammelgården Museum

9.93 mi / 15.98 km from the hotel
Discover what life was like for Swedish immigrants settling in Minnesota during the 1800s. You can take a self-guided tour of the historical buildings, including the oldest Lutheran church building in the state, before visiting the unique gift shop.

Lindstrom Antique Mall

10.89 mi / 17.52 km from the hotel
Housed in a building more than a century old, Lindstrom Antique Mall offers over 9,000 square feet of antique shopping and fascinating historical finds.

Wildlife Science Center

7.5 mi / 12.07 km from the hotel
Founded to protect endangered wolves, the Wildlife Science Center now also offers educational programs for all ages. Public tours on Saturdays give people a chance to meet rescued animals, such as red wolves, cougars, and bobcats.

National Sports Center

13.48 mi / 21.7 km from the hotel
This expansive facility, known as the world’s largest amateur sports-and-meeting complex, features 100,000 square feet of indoor training space, 52 soccer fields, and professional ice rinks.
1954 Broadway Avenue W, Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025, United States

Located off I-35 and about 30 minutes north of St. Paul, our hotel makes a convenient home base for family trips to explore Forest Lake and beyond. Guests traveling to and from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) can reach our hotel in less than 40 minutes via I-35 E, and Minneapolis is accessible in about 35 minutes via I-35 W.