Stay near the North Iowa Events Center at our hotel in Mason City

Halfway between Des Moines and Minneapolis, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mason City, IA offers travelers a comfortable stopover along I-35 and easy access to nearby attractions like Clear Lake, The Music Man Square, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stockman House. We’re also the closest hotel to the North Iowa Events Center, making it simple to visit the North Iowa Fair, catch a hockey game, or watch a roller derby bout. If you’re traveling for work, you’ll appreciate that downtown businesses are just 10 minutes away.

Before taking the kids to splash around in the heated indoor pool, start your mornings with an energizing meal at our free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles. After a busy day exploring the local area, you can upload vacation photos with free Wi-Fi in your room. If workouts are part of your daily routine, visit our on-site fitness center to stay on track. Need a snack or a caffeine boost? Grab a complimentary cup of coffee and a cookie from our lobby any time of the day or night.

Unwind in a modern room or suite with free Wi-Fi

Wake up with a fresh cup of coffee in your room that includes a mini fridge and microwave for quick meal prep throughout the day. A work desk provides a convenient place to focus on your itinerary or check in with the office using free Wi-Fi. Families enjoy our spacious suites, some of which include a separate bedroom and a sleeper sofa. Whirlpool suites are also available for a memorable getaway with a loved one.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
After a video call at the work desk, take a break with a movie on the flat-screen TV in this standard room.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Ideal for friends or family, this standard room offers two beds and a mini fridge for chilled drinks and snacks.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Make your stay more comfortable in this open-concept suite, which features a seating area with a sleeper sofa.

Studio Suite-King and Queen Bed

  • 1 king and 1 queen
  • 5 adults
Make popcorn in the microwave, and then settle in for a movie night on one of two plush beds in this suite.

Studio Suite-2 King Beds

  • 2 king
  • 3 adults, 2 children
After a day of sightseeing, relax on this suite’s two beds and use free Wi-Fi to share your favorite photos to social media.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults, 1 child
Enjoy some time to recharge with your loved one in this special suite with a private whirlpool for two.

Premium Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
After an evening at Diamond Jo Casino, relax on this suite’s sleeper sofa or unwind in the two-person whirlpool.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Work or relax with ease in this suite with a private bedroom and a spacious living area with a sleeper sofa.

Extended Stay Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Planning a longer stay in town? You’ll appreciate the extra space in this suite along with a sleeper sofa.
Reserve our flexible meeting space and host up to 40 guests for your next special occasion or business function. Our team can assist with audiovisual equipment setup and catering recommendations to make your gathering a standout affair. You can also take advantage of our free Wi-Fi and 24-hour business center.


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The Country Inn & Suites places you near top attractions, including downtown’s The Music Man Square, which offers fun tributes to the musical that put Mason City—Meredith Willson's River City—on the map. After exploring the square, you can stroll by architectural gems in the Rock Crest-Rock Glen Historical District or browse the artwork and the beautiful grounds at MacNider Art Museum. To end the day on an exciting note, cheer on the North Iowa Bulls at Mason City Arena. Don’t miss these local favorites while you’re here:

Mason City Arena

0.32 mi / 0.51 km from the hotel
Attend a trade show, rock out to a concert, or cheer on the North Iowa Bulls during hockey season at this multipurpose arena.

Stockman House

3.62 mi / 5.83 km from the hotel
Mason City is a must-visit for architecture-lovers, and this little gem is one of the reasons. Designed in 1908 for a local doctor, the house reflects the genius of its architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Lady of the Lake

6.16 mi / 9.91 km from the hotel
Looking for an idea for a family outing? Reserve a 90-minute cruise on Clear Lake aboard The Lady of the Lake. You can also book a private event or participate in a pirate- or ghost-themed cruise.

The Music Man Square

3.28 mi / 5.27 km from the hotel
Relive all your favorite scenes from The Music Man, the beloved musical by Robert Meredith Willson. At this attraction, you can explore Willson’s boyhood home and a replica of the iconic 1912 streetscape featured in the Warner Bros. film.

Clear Lake Arts Center

5.96 mi / 9.59 km from the hotel
Take time to tour the art galleries or attend a live performance at the Clear Lake Arts Center. The center also hosts annual arts and crafts events, and you can purchase works by local artists in the shop.

Diamond Jo Casino

21.1 mi / 33.96 km from the hotel
You could strike it lucky at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. Enjoy table games such as craps, blackjack, and poker as well as over 900 slot machines.
4082 4th Street SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, United States

The Country Inn & Suites puts you about 10 minutes from downtown Mason City and less than a mile from the North Iowa Events Center. Nearby, you’ll find plenty of eateries and shops like Walmart and Target.

From I-35

By car:

Take exit 194 to leave the highway, and head east on US-18 Business E/265th Street/4th Street W. The hotel will be on your left in less than five miles. If you’re flying into Mason City Municipal Airport (MCW), you’ll exit the airport onto US-18 Business E and follow the same route.