Recharge by the indoor pool at our hotel in Owatonna off I-35

Located less than 45 minutes from Rochester, the family-friendly Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Owatonna, MN provides a comfortable place to unwind. Treat your kids to a morning at Reptile & Amphibian Discovery (RAD) Zoo before treating yourself to an afternoon at Cabela’s or Ultra Outlets of Minnesota & More—all less than seven miles from the hotel. Discover the area’s natural beauty at spots like Rice Lake State Park, or take your family to cool down at River Springs Water Park. You can get on I-35 for a day trip into the Twin Cities or travel on Highway 14 to reach appointments at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

When you aren’t out shopping or sightseeing, go for a swim in our heated indoor pool or relieve travel tension with a workout in our fitness center. Corporate guests appreciate free Wi-Fi and our business center with fax and copy services. You can fuel up for each day at our free, hot breakfast featuring our signature waffles.

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Relax in our rooms and suites with pillowtop mattresses and free Wi-Fi

Get some much-needed rest in one of our spacious rooms or suites, all of which feature pillowtop mattresses. Use free Wi-Fi to upload pictures of your vacation or stay on top of your email. You can chill drinks in the refrigerator and heat up snacks in the microwave to enjoy while you watch the flat-screen TV. Need a little more space? Reserve a one-bedroom suite with a sleeper sofa.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 3 adults
Perfect for your solo getaway, this standard room offers free Wi-Fi and a Spring Air pillowtop mattress.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Work or relax in this standard room with coffee facilities, free Wi-Fi, and a well-lit desk. 

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Store snacks and drinks for your picnic at Rice Lake State Park in this standard room’s fridge. 

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Book this spacious suite featuring a separate living room with a sleeper sofa for some extra privacy on your vacation.
With space for up to 25 guests, our venue is the perfect place to host business meetings, reunions, and rehearsal dinners. You can use our high-quality audiovisual equipment for presentations and stay connected thanks to free Wi-Fi. Our knowledgeable team is ready to help make your get-together shine with special touches like a personalized event web page.


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Emergency and medical personnel receive a 10% discount and upgraded room at check-in.
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If you’re visiting in the summer, don’t miss live entertainment and over 100 food vendors at the Steele County Free Fair, the largest county fair in the state. In the winter, enjoy cross-country skiing at some of Owatonna's many parks and trails. Any time of year is perfect for visiting the amphibians at RAD Zoo or touring exhibits at the Owatonna Arts Center. For a day trip with your crew, visit the Twin Cities, directly north of the hotel, and explore popular sites like Mall of America®. Don’t miss these favorites while you’re here:


3.55 mi / 5.72 km from the hotel
Peruse the gun library, watch the fish in the aquarium, learn about wildlife management, and buy outdoor gear of all kinds at this retailer.

Historic Downtown Owatonna

0.82 mi / 1.32 km from the hotel
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Owatonna’s downtown is home to fascinating spots like the National Farmer’s Bank and the Zamboni Building. Pick up a walking tour brochure at the chamber of commerce or one of downtown's many boutiques.

Brooktree Golf Course

2.38 mi / 3.83 km from the hotel
Spend an afternoon on the lush greens of this 18-hole course, which runs along Maple Creek. Afterward, you can grab a bite to eat in the on-site restaurant and then relax with a drink on the patio.

Kaplan's Woods Parkway

0.45 mi / 0.73 km from the hotel
Pack a picnic to enjoy at this 225-acre city park near Lake Kohlmeier. Dedicated in 1987, the park offers opportunities to hike, bike, jog, ski, and fish.

Mall of America®

53.32 mi / 85.81 km from the hotel
Revolutionize your shopping experience at one of the world’s largest malls, which features more than 500 stores. This famous retail destination also offers a variety of entertainments such as a theme park, mini golf, and an aquarium.
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Ultra Outlets of Minnesota & More

6.07 mi / 9.76 km from the hotel
Find deals at a variety of outlet, factory, and clearance retailers, or pay a visit to RAD Zoo during your trip to Ultra Outlets of Minnesota & More.
130 Allan Avenue SW, Owatonna, Minnesota 55060, United States

Located about an hour south of Minneapolis and 45 minutes west of Rochester, our hotel offers easy access to both I-35 and US Route 14. We’re located within walking distance of a variety of restaurants, a Greyhound bus stop, and a movie theater.