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Clear lake has many lodging options to anchor your stay at the shore. Cool hotels, fun vacation rentals, an award-winning bed & breakfast await your arrival!

Hotels

America’s Best Value Inn

1306 N 25th St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-8700
We offer clean, spacious rooms, free deluxe continental breakfast, business center, coffee & tea in lobby, and free wi-fi. All rooms have mini-fridge and microwave, hair dryers, iron, ironing boards, cable tv, and ample parking for trucks and buses. Take advantage of our extremely comfortable beds and relax while saving money year-round.

  • Free breakfast
  • Pets allowed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Restaurants nearby
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AmericInn Lodge & Suites

1406 N 25th St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-8954
Each non-smoking guest room features a flat-screen HDTV with cable, mini-fridge, microwave, coffee maker, desk, iron/board, and hair dryer. Relaxing indoor pool and hot tub, guest laundry, and great room featuring a free homestyle breakfast each morning. Book a pet-friendly room for a small fee, or upgrade to a suite with a whirlpool or fireplace.

  • Free hot breakfast
  • Indoor pool & hot tub
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Pet friendly
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Best Western Holiday Lodge

2023 7th Ave N
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-5253
Award winning hotel with courtesy transportation to the MC Airport and Surf Ballroom concerts.  Large indoor pool area & fitness center, guest laundry, and business center.  Group friendly with ample parking for large vehicles. Conference & banquet facilities, as well as Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern which also offers room service. Pet Friendly.

  • Free hot breakfast
  • Indoor pool & hot tub
  • Bennigan’s on-site
  • Pet friendly
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Fairfield Inn & Suites

1401 Bayou Rd
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-8585
Opened January 7, 2022 featuring comfortable and spacious thoughtfully designed guest rooms and conference center, free buffet breakfast, 24/7 market, heated pool, fitness center, and streamlined workspaces in the lobby and guest rooms. All rooms have mini-fridge and microwaves, and free wi-fi throughout all guest and meeting rooms. 

  • Free hot breakfast
  • Indoor pool & hot tub
  • Meeting space
  • Convenience store

Lakeside Inn

1603 South Shore Dr
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 323-5695
Located on the shores of Clear Lake, this boutique hotel provides guests with breathtaking views of the lake from each room. Some rooms feature patios and balconies, and all guests have unlimited use of their private dock with boat slips available for rent. Stop by for great food & drinks at the Lakeside Landing and enjoy an unbeatable atmosphere.

  • Lakefront
  • Dock access
  • Lakeside Landing on-site
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Larch Pine Inn B & B

401 N 3rd St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-0345
Awarded ‘Outstanding Lodging Property’ by the Iowa Tourism Office and rated one of Iowa’s ‘Top 10 Cozy B&Bs’, this inn offers the perfect escape for you and your family. With a daily three-course breakfast, whirlpool-style bathtubs and a breezy wrap around, screened-in porch, you’ll have everything you need for a memorable and relaxing getaway.

  • Daily three-course breakfast
  • Award winning property
  • Close to downtown
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PM Park Resort

15297 Raney Dr
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-1991
Built in 1914, this largest privately owned property on the lake is Summer Camp & Dirty dancing all rolled into one. All rooms are air conditioned, and some have lake views. The knotty pine walls will take you back to the old lake cabin feel. With a natural sand beach and a dock for their customers, enjoy lakeside dining all day long during the season.

  • Lakefront
  • Natural sand beach & dock
  • Restaurant & tiki bar on-site
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Super 8 Motel

2809 4th Ave S
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-8585
Count on convenience at our Super 8 Clear Lake hotel, located off I-35 with plenty of free parking for your car, bus, truck, or RV.  Start your day off with a free light breakfast item together with your choice of coffee, tea and juice and stay connected with free Wifi. Non-smoking and accessible rooms are available at our pet-friendly hotel.

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Pet-friendly
  • Wyndham perks & savings
Lake Country Inn
518 Highway 18 W
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-2184
Lighthouse Court
432 N Shore Dr
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-5237
Microtel Inn
1305 N 25th St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-0966
Rumorz Neighborhood Hideaway
1214 S Shore Dr
(641) 357-4343

Vacation Rentals

1120 Vacation Rental

308 4th Ave S
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 420-1794
Only 2 blocks from downtown and City Beach make this home the perfect place for families and those wanting to enjoy Clear Lake without driving anywhere! Fire up the grill after a day at the beach and enjoy the front patio and back deck. Great location with plenty of room and within walking distance of everything! Come relax at the lake.

  • Close to downtown & City Beach
  • Furnished basement
  • 3 BR/2 BA/Sleeps 9
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3rd & Surf

506 N 3rd St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 529-3085
Newly updated home in the heart of downtown & just 2 blocks from the Surf Ballroom, you’re family will love the large back yard & screened-in gazebo. Park in the garage and borrow bikes, beach chairs, and more! Features include a washer/dryer, plus a separate shower & bath that is perfect for kiddos after a long day at the beach.

  • 1 block from the lake
  • 2 blocks from the Surf
  • 2 BR/1 BA/Sleeps 5
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The Boathouse

15220 Evergreen Ave
Clear Lake, IA
(507) 251-9339
The Boathouse is a fully furnished vacation rental made from an actual houseboat! Located just a few blocks from the lake, a beach, boat landing, PM Park and Tiki Bar. Just across the street from the ice cream cone, South Shore Sweet Spot, and next door to the Sail Inn. Only $179/night plus taxes and cleaning fee. Call or text for availability and booking.

  • Renovated houseboat
  • Near the lake & PM Park
  • 2BR/1BA/Sleeps 4
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Brickhouse Cottage

414 South Shore Drive
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 512-3400
Lake view cottage in the perfect location just 2 blocks from City Beach! Queen bed, 2 twin bunk beds, and futon in living room with all linens and bath towels furnished (bring your own beach towels), plus a fully-stocked kitchen. Wi-Fi, washer/dryer & new deck with gas grill & firepit. Public dock across the street. $575/week+taxes. Extended stay discount rates available.

  • Lake View
  • Dock across the street
  • 2 BR/1 BA/Sleeps 5
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The Clausen House

201 N 5th St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 425-3700
This 1890 majestic home has 10-foot ceilings with beautiful original finished woodwork. Comfort and charm combine to accommodate large groups on a gorgeous corner lot with mature trees next to the public library, just 4 blocks from the lake. The bathrooms, kitchen, & laundry room have all been updated in this historic Clear Lake home.

  • Beautiful historic home
  • 4 blocks to the lake
  • 5 Br/3 BA/Sleeps 16
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Clear Lake Cottages

203 South Shore Drive
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-3775
Seven beautifully furnished historic cottages close to downtown and across the street from City Beach: . Rent one, or bring the crew and rent them all. With various layouts and sizes, each are fully furnished with Wi-Fi. Sleeps 2: Sunfish. Sleeps 4: Billie Lou, Jojo, Gables. Sleeps 5: 4Shore, Millie. Sleeps 6: Sand Cassill. Available to rent year-round to enjoy the best of lake life!

  • 7 furnished cottages
  • Steps to City Beach
  • Each sleeps 2-6 people
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Clear Lake Rentals

Multiple Locations
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 425-2547
We offer 3 great locations to stay; two spacious houses close to downtown, and one south lake house. All are furnished with many conveniences to make your vacation easy and comfortable. Linens & towels provided; kitchens have all of the conveniences of being at home. Unpack, relax and enjoy a great getaway anytime of the year!

  • Furnished homes
  • 2 downtown
  • 1 lakefront
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IABnb

Multiple locations
Clear Lake, IA
(952) 457-4572
Premium vacation rentals and long term rentals in Clear Lake! Multiple Airbnb listings as well as long-term apartment homes. The Downtowner is a modern home with 3 BR/2 BA that sleeps 8. Master bedroom has a soaker tub, kitchen has new KitchenAid appliances. High Rise Harbor is a 1 BR/1 BA penthouse condo with lake views and premium amenities.

  • Premium amenities
  • Several locations
  • Family-owned
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PM Park Cottages

Near PM Park
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-1991
In addition to on-site hotel rooms, PM Park offers three homes for vacation rentals that are close by the main property’s restaurant & Tiki Bar. The Stone House with 8 BR/sleeps 18, Blue Cottage with 4 BR/sleeps 12 and has two separate units in one building, and the Grey House which has 4 BA and a loft that sleeps 12 with two living areas, sunroom and deck.

  • Stone House sleeps 16
  • Grey House sleeps 12
  • Blue Cottage sleeps 8
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Porch on Main

1108 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, IA
(469) 231-2900
Historic 1910 home with a charming three-season front porch, oak floors and trim, leaded glass and a stained-glass window, and an open staircase leading upstairs. The newly renovated kitchen, large living room, dining room, family rooms and backyard deck are perfect for entertaining large groups, and the long driveway offers plenty of parking.

  • Near downtown
  • Beautiful historic home
  • 5 BR/3 BA/Sleeps 10
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Pyramid House

1102 North Shore Drive
Clear Lake, IA
(515) 771-3647
This one of a kind property is shaped like a Pyramid and has 5,600ft² comprised of three levels of living space. The home has a total of 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and comes complete with a theater room with wet bar, a party room or banquet room that seats 30 people and a large patio that can accommodate 50 guests for that large outdoor BBQ.

  • Across from the lake
  • Group Friendly
  • 6 BR/3 BA/Sleeps 16
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Sail Inn

15232 Evergreen Avenue
Clear Lake, IA
(507) 251-9339
A luxurious vacation rental on an in-town acreage, this restored property has beautiful views.  You’ll love this home for it’s spacious kitchen with dining space for 16, abundant natural light, large deck, plenty of off-street parking, space to sleep 16 (on new beds!), an extra refrigerator, 4 bathrooms, and laundry on-site. Close to the lake, beaches, & parks!

  • Group friendly
  • Near the lake & PM Park
  • 6 BR/4 BA/Sleeps 16
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Shore Fun Rental

4673 North Shore Drive
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 860-0572
Come stay on the lake, the best spot to wake up to the spectacular sunrise! This location has a sandy bottom, great for swimming, boating, and fishing. A dock, boat lift, jet ski, kayaks, and bicycles are available. Come enjoy fishing, hunting, Buddy Holly weekend or a good book in the fall and winter, and enjoy the warm outdoors spring through fall!

  • Lakefront
  • Private dock & boat lift
  • 3 BR/2 BA
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Veristone Properties

2700 North Shore Drive
Clear Lake, IA
(515) 979-6524
Come unpack your bags, put your boat on the lift in the harbor, and call some friends & family to visit! You’ll have access to on-site amenities to enjoy such as indoor & outdoor pools, tennis, sand volleyball, and more. We can also comfortably accommodate guests with extra sleeping quarters, extra seats for meals, all in a beautifully decorated lake view condo.

  • Lakeview with boat lift
  • Harbourage amenities
  • 1 BR/1 BA/Sleeps 4-6

Campgrounds

Clear Lake State Park

6490 S Shore Dr
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-4212
One of the most popular parks in the Iowa state park system, Clear Lake State Park features 10 acres of picnic grounds with tables, grills, and playground equipment. The 900 foot stretch of sandy beach is universally accessible and a popular spot to swim and enjoy the sunshine. Modern restrooms and shower facilities are available for camper convenience.

  • Day use lodge
  • 1 shelter
  • 177 sites

Hidden Lakes Campground

3001 Willow Creek Ct
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 494-4595
Tucked away into a beautiful wooded area, this seasonal campground has the feel of a remotely secluded resort. With 4 fully stocked ponds, gorgeous sandy beach with a bath house, and walking trails that will bring you closer to nature. The kids will love the playground and basketball court!

  • Seasonal RV Campground
  • Sandy beach
  • 144 sites

McIntosh Woods State Park

1200 E Lake St
Ventura, IA
(641) 829-3847
This 60-acre natural refuge is along the northwest shore of Clear Lake. Home to the only 2 yurts in the state park system, McIntosh is also the anchor for anglers with a large boat ramp, parking, and fish cleaning station. Visitors enjoy the forest, sandbar, and the one-mile interpretive trail through Mallard Marsh.

  • Boat ramp
  • 2 Shelters
  • 51 Campsites

Oakwood RV Park

5419 240th St
Clear Lake, IA
(641) 357-4019
Located two blocks from the lake, Oakwood RV Park is open April 15-October 15 and features all the amenities you need for a relaxing visit: Wi-Fi, pull through sites, water/sewer/electric with 50/50 amp, and an on-site bath house & laundry facility in a beautiful country setting.

  • 2 blocks from the lake
  • Country setting
  • 90 sites

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