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Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Northwood, Iowa Located by the Diamond Jo Casino the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Northwood is a smart choice for travelers. We provide the most modern & green accommodations that Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota have to offer. Conveniently located off I-35 just 3 miles south of the Minnesota border, our Northwood hotel's facility is ideal for business travelers who need easy access to the surrounding area. When business is done, the Diamond Jo Casino offers a chance to unwind.Leisure travelers love our hotel's closeness to the entertainment of the Diamond Jo Casino. Check out the Diamond Jo Casino website for weekly events at Whether business or pleasure brings our patrons to our hotel located off of I-35 our convenient amenities will meet their needs.I-35 travelers stay connected to colleagues, friends and family with our free high-speed Internet access. The hotel's free breakfast buffet makes it easy to start your day early. Those lodging with us also enjoy a indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center and business center. We're even pet friendly!Lodging at our always accommodating hotel next to the Diamond Jo Casino provides guests with an affordable experience they'll never forget.


· ATM/Cash machine
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Buffet breakfast
· Casino - (In Area)
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Cribs
· Direct dial telephone
· Free parking
· Golf - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Ice machine
· Indoor pool
· Interior corridors
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Live entertainment
· Live entertainment
· Meal included - continental breakfast
· Meeting rooms
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Parking
· Pets allowed
· Private bathroom
· Public area air conditioned
· Rollaway bed
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Transportation services - local area
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Connecting rooms, Desk with lamp, Bathtub
Connecting rooms, Microwave, Mini-refrigerator, Sofa bed, Bathtub
2 queen beds nonsmoking
1 king bed suite nonsmoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 11:00 AM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 2011
· 60 rooms.
· 23 suites.
· 3 floors.

Restaurant Information

Tequiila's Mexican Bar & Grill

Best Authentic Mexican food around is only 7 miles from the hotel. They are closed on Mondays and open every other day for your evening dining needs.

Meeting Facility

Meeting Room

Several options to accomodate your small business or family get togethers. Please contact the hotel for more details.

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Indoor pool


Children's program

Area Attractions

- Diamond Jo Casino
- Mason City Municipal Airport
- Rochester International Airport
- Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport
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- Diamond Jo Casino Worth

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- I-35 Speedway

Come and enjoy the races every Sunday Night! Hot laps begin at 6:00 with the races following. Fun for the whole family!

- MacNider Art Museum

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- Fort Custer Maze

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