Enjoy a relaxing stay at our hotel in Indianola, Iowa

Located off Highway 65 just 30 minutes south of Iowa’s capital, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Indianola, IA provides a comfortable getaway in Greater Des Moines. In the area for the annual National Balloon Classic? Our hotel is minutes from the action at Memorial Balloon Field and the National Balloon Museum. You can plan a day trip to Des Moines to see the cute animals at Blank Park Zoo, the inspiring works at the Des Moines Art Center, and the races at Prairie Meadows.

Start your day with a workout in the fitness center and a hearty meal from our free, hot breakfast before you tour the campus of Simpson College. Unwind in the indoor pool and hot tub, and then gather with friends around our patio’s fire pit. For your convenience, we offer an on-site business center, free Wi-Fi, and event facilities.

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Reserve one of our quiet, modern rooms with a microwave and fridge

You can make yourself at home in a spacious room that features a flat-screen TV with HBO. Use free Wi-Fi to upload your pics of beautiful Buxton Park to social media. Afterward, treat yourself to a cold drink from the fridge or warm up a snack in the microwave. You can upgrade to a suite to enjoy extra space and a sleeper sofa.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Watch your favorite HBO series on the flat-screen TV while sipping a cup of coffee in a standard room.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Traveling with friends or colleagues? Book a standard room with two queen beds and free Wi-Fi.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
Our studio suites feature an open floor plan and a sleeper sofa, perfect for lounging with your family.

Studio Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 6 adults
Relax on the sleeper sofa, connect to free Wi-Fi, and send your friends hot-air balloon photos in your suite.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults
In this suite, you can prepare a meal for your family in the kitchenette and enjoy it at the dining room table.
Need space for a business seminar, team huddle, or family reunion? We offer a versatile meeting room with necessities such as free Wi-Fi and a wall-mounted TV with laptop connectivity. Off-site catering options are available if you need a working lunch or refreshments for your guests. Our staff stands ready to assist you with the details—all you have to do is ask.
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From the tree-lined path of Summerset Trail to the vineyards of Summerset Winery, outdoor attractions in Indianola abound. You can take on the 18-hole course at The Legacy Golf Club before seeing a show at Des Moines Metro Opera or attending an event at Blake Fieldhouse. Prospective college students appreciate being just a five-minute drive from Simpson College. Nearby attractions include:

Blank Park Zoo

10.06 mi / 16.2 km from the hotel
Visit giraffes, African lions, red pandas, sea lions, and more at this 22-acre Des Moines zoological park, home to more than 100 animal species.

Sunset Ridge Barn

8.99 mi / 14.47 km from the hotel
Host your dream wedding with breathtaking views at this popular venue featuring rustic décor.

Blake Fieldhouse

2.16 mi / 3.47 km from the hotel
This multipurpose facility hosts sports tournaments, graduation ceremonies, job fairs, and other events.

Buxton Park

1.23 mi / 1.99 km from the hotel
Take a self-guided tour through this picturesque attraction, where you can stroll through botanical gardens and admire whimsical fountains and sculptures.

Des Moines Metro Opera

1.48 mi / 2.38 km from the hotel
If you’re visiting the area during the Summer Festival Season, make plans to see Des Moines Metro Opera perform pieces like Manon and Billy Budd.

National Balloon Museum

0.61 mi / 0.98 km from the hotel
Learn all there is to know about hot-air ballooning when you visit this museum, which features exhibits, videos, and a Children’s Learning Center that includes a hot-air balloon basket for a cute photo op.
501 E Trail Ridge Avenue, Indianola, Iowa 50125, United States

If you’re arriving from Des Moines International Airport (DSM), rent a car at the airport and make the easy 20-minute drive along IA-5 S and US-65 S/US-69 S to reach our hotel, which offers free parking. Here for the National Balloon Classic? From our location, head east on County Road G36, and then turn right onto 150th Avenue to reach the balloon field in about seven minutes.

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