Choose our Northwood hotel off I-35 and try your hand at the slots

Located at the top of the state just 10 miles south of the Minnesota border, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Northwood, IA offers you direct access to the area’s prime entertainment destination: Diamond Jo Casino. Whether you’re planning to test Lady Luck in the gaming area or attending a concert, you’ll appreciate being able to enter the casino without going outside our hotel’s front doors. Our location just off I-35 offers you easy access to wherever your travels take you; Minneapolis is less than two hours north and Des Moines is two hours south of the hotel.

If you have a successful run at the tables, you can secure your winnings in one of our safe-deposit boxes. Need to unwind? Our fitness center and indoor pool are ready to help you de-stress. We offer complimentary coffee and cookies in the lobby for a quick energy boost, and our free, hot breakfast is the perfect start to your full days of sightseeing or meetings. If you’re here for work, use our business center to complete a presentation or print copies for your clients.

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Stay in comfortable rooms with HBO and free Wi-Fi

Our sizable guest rooms and suites provide space for road warriors or the entire family, including your pets under 20 pounds. We’re pleased to provide cribs or rollaway beds if you request them. Thoughtful amenities, such as an iron, a hair dryer, and a full-length mirror, help ensure you’re always looking your best.

King Bed

  •  322 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate our standard rooms with free Wi-Fi, in-room coffeemakers, and HBO.

2 Queen Beds

  •  322 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
A good choice for families, these standard rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, HBO, and two queen beds.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  322 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults, 1 child
Spread out in this open floor plan, which includes a sitting area with two lounge chairs and a wet bar.

Studio Suite-2 Queen Beds

  •  387 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 6 adults
Your group can take advantage of a living area with a sleeper sofa and a spacious floor plan in this suite. 

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  387 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Enjoy a more private stay in a one-bedroom suite, which has a separate living room, sleeper sofa, and wet bar. 
A smart choice for business and social gatherings for 40 guests, our 696-square-foot event space offers easy access to I-35 and free parking. In between your meeting sessions, Diamond Jo Casino provides thrilling entertainment. Our staff can help you arrange catering services for meeting breaks or working luncheons and dinners.


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Many of our visitors plan to hit the casino when visiting Northwood, but there’s more to do than just playing poker. Our gentle rolling hills are perfect for hiking in Ochee Yahola County Park or hunting at Pheasant Links. Don’t miss these attractions while you're in town:

Bee Hive Ballroom

6.67 mi / 10.73 km from the hotel
Built in 1896 and used as a department store, this beautiful venue hosts a range of events such as weddings, corporate functions, and private parties. 

Diamond Jo Casino

0.05 mi / 0.08 km from the hotel
You could strike it lucky at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. Enjoy table games such as craps, slots, blackjack, and poker as well over 900 slot machines.

Kuennen's Quarry

7.72 mi / 12.42 km from the hotel
Go for a swim or fish in the beautiful lakes that are part of this old limestone quarry. It once provided the rocks used to build I-90 and now boasts a park area complete with picnic shelters.

Northbridge Mall

16.22 mi / 26.1 km from the hotel
Unleash your inner shopper while you spend the afternoon browsing through the stores at this mall located in Albert Lea, MN.

Ochee Yahola County Park

4.96 mi / 7.99 km from the hotel
This wooded park offers plenty of space for hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, and bowhunting.

Top of Iowa

0.14 mi / 0.23 km from the hotel
Your 24-hour resource for all things Iowa, this welcome center offers brochures about area activities and attractions, plus a gift shop where you can purchase souvenirs made right here in the state.
711 Diamond Jo Lane, Northwood, Iowa 50459, United States

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