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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Albert Lea, MN

Welcome to the Country Inn & Suites, Albert Lea, MN
Comfortable Albert Lea Hotel Lobby with a Fireplace
Well-equipped Hotel Fitness Center in Albert Lea, MN
Albert Lea Hotel's Dining Room
Albert Lea Hotel Suite with a Spacious Sitting Area


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Albert Lea, MN
2214 East Main Street
Albert Lea , MN 56007


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  • • Free Breakfast
  • • High-speed Internet
  • • Indoor Pool
  • • Fitness Center
  • • Suites
  • • Pets Allowed


Easily Access Our Welcoming Albert Lea Hotel from I-35 and I-90

Whether you're staying for several days or just passing through, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Albert Lea, MN offers comfortable hotel rooms near I-35 and I-90. If you want to explore the area, both Greenlea Golf Course and Edgewater Park are less than five miles away. You can also arrange to take a chartered excursion on Albert Lea Lake on the Pelican Breeze II Cruise Boat. Have business in Minneapolis or St. Paul? Our hotel is less than two hours south of the Twin Cities.

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Hotel Amenities & Services
The Country Inn & Suites provides conveniences to make your stay easier, including the Did You Forget? Program to replenish items you may have left behind. Need to catch up on email? Simply connect to the free high-speed Internet access. Additional amenities and services include:

  • Free Hot Breakfast 
  • Fitness Center 
  • Business Center 
  • Indoor Pool 
  • Free 24-Hour Coffee and Cookies in the Lobby 
  • Inn Case MarketSM

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Our Rooms & Suites
Find the comforts of home when you stay in our hotel rooms and suites, which are outfitted with free high-speed Internet access, a microwave and a refrigerator. If you need to prepare for a meeting, set up your laptop on the spacious work desk. Standard room highlights include:

  • Free High-Speed Internet Access 
  • 32” Flat-Screen TVs 
  • Microwave and Refrigerator 
  • Children 18 and Under Stay Free in the Same Room as an Adult 
  • Work Desk and Chair 
  • Coffee- and Tea-Maker with Complimentary Coffee 
  • Pets Welcome for a Fee

When you’re traveling with little ones, book one of our Kids Suites. It features two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and one with a set of bunk beds.

Where to Eat While You’re Here
Start each morning with a hearty meal from the complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. From juices and hot coffee to Belgian waffles and make-your-own yogurt parfaits, we provide something for everyone. For lunch and dinner, walk across the parking lot to the Green Mill Restaurant & Bar to order one of their famous pizzas and a pint, or head to another nearby restaurant.

Things to Do in Albert Lea
Escape to beautiful southern Minnesota and stay at the Country Inn & Suites. If you want to spend time outdoors, reserve a tee time at Greenlea Golf Course or Wedgewood Cove Golf Club. For some fun, try your luck at Diamond Jo Casino. Don’t miss these favorites during your stay:

Pelican Breeze II Cruise Boat – Harbored just two miles away, the Pelican Breeze II Cruise Boat is a 60-foot pontoon riverboat featuring public and private cruises. From late May to early October, they offer historically narrated tours and catered dinner cruises on Albert Lea Lake.

Marion Ross Performing Arts Center – The Albert Lea Community Theatre (ACT) performs comedies, musicals and dramas throughout the year. This historic venue is a six-minute drive from the hotel and is also available for meetings.

Edgewater Park – The area’s largest park and less than 15 minutes away, Edgewater Park is a beautiful spot for picnicking, boating and outdoor sports. Picnic pavilions must be reserved, so call in advance to secure one.

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Groups & Meetings
Host up to 60 people for birthday parties, business conferences and more in our meeting room. Keep everyone refreshed with our complimentary coffee and water service. If you need to show presentations or videos, connect to our free high-speed Internet access. Contact our staff today and let them help you start planning your next event!

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100% Non-Smoking Facility