Choose our Mason City hotel near the North Iowa Events Center 

Halfway between Des Moines and Minneapolis, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mason City, IA offers travelers a comfortable stopover and easy access to nearby attractions like Clear Lake, The Music Man Square, and the 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.

Start your mornings with an energizing meal at our free, hot breakfast before taking the kids to splash around in the heated indoor pool. 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? You can stop by the lobby for a free cup of coffee and a cookie any time of the day or night.

Book our modern rooms and suites with a microwave and a fridge

Wake up with a fresh cup of coffee in your room that includes a 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
Grab drinks you stored in this standard room’s fridge before heading out for some racetrack action. 

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
Regroup after your excursions in this suite’s spacious living 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 this suite’s comfortable beds.

Studio Suite-2 King Beds

  • 2 king
  • 3 adults, 2 children
After sightseeing with the kids, relax on this suite’s king beds while using free Wi-Fi to share your favorite photos.

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.

Premium Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 5 adults
After an evening playing the slots, 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 the flexible meeting facilities at the Country Inn & Suites for your next special occasion or business function. Our team can assist with audiovisual equipment and catering recommendations to make your gathering a standout affair. Take advantage of our location within walking distance of the North Iowa Events Center as well as our 24-hour business center and free Wi-Fi.


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The Country Inn & Suites places you near the best attractions in and around “River City.” To experience local artistic heritage, visit The Music Man Square, the Clear Lake Arts Center, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stockman House. For great family outings, spend your afternoons at the 57-acre East Park and enjoy river access, picnic areas, and the wooden train and maze at Prairie Playground. You can board The Lady of the Lake for scenic views on a fun-filled cruise or see what’s on the schedule at the North Iowa Events Center, home of the North Iowa Fair and numerous events throughout the year. 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

Located between Des Moines and Minneapolis, our hotel is less than five miles east of I-35, accessible from exit 194. After exiting I-35, head east on US-18 Business E/265th Street/4th Street W and the hotel will be on your left. For fly-in guests, use the same route from Mason City Municipal Airport (MCW), located about four miles from the hotel.

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