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Historic Park Inn Hotel

15 West State St, Mason City, IA 50401
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Ranked #1 of 8 hotels in Mason City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
LaVon M Altoona, Iowa
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Altoona, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've wanted to stay here ...couldn't get in...finally booked in a timely matter and apparently messed the time incorrectly. Well, I don't know how and I feel bad that someone else got my smaller bed...but my 6'4 hubby and I finally got to enjoy our king bed, dinner and stay here for my birthday. We both travel, so it was... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance and service is excellent. We have visited Falling Water and Taliesin West and definitely felt surrounded by architectural history. Stay in the historic suite if it is available- and eat your complimentary breakfast on the terrace---lovely.

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Germantown, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting a friend in Mason City and could not pass up the oppportunity to stay at a "living memorial" to Frank Lloyd Wright. We cannot really add anything to what others have said regarding the restoration and features of this historic property, but try to make reservations early, if possible, as historic and architectual groups convene here, making... More

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully refurbished and rehabbed Frank Lloyd Wright hotel in Mason City Iowa, well worth the trip from the Twin Cities to Mason City. We took advantage of the docent tour of the hotel and enjoyed every minute. The rooms were beautifully furnished in accordance with the Prairie School of Architecture. The town offers a walking trip that include additional homes... More

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Wayzata, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with friends on our way to Des Moines and had a terrific experience. Make sure to sign up for the docent led tour! We dined at their restaurant and the food and service was outstanding. The only negative is that the furniture in the rooms is shop worn and needs replacement.

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We highly recommend this place! It is worth anyone's visit. The restaurant was excellent. The service was perfect. We ate on the balcony listening to Friday Night Music in the Park. What a treat! The hotel exceeded any of our expectations. The details in the renovation were spot on. We took the tour of the hotel and learned so much.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at this quaint hotel, and were quite pleased with the friendly staff, gorgeous historic space, convenient location in Northern Iowa, as well as the restaurant and bar within the building building! We highly recommend it to anyone visiting the area! You will enjoy the beauty of the hotel design and architecture, as well as... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a remarkable restoration they have done on the Historic Park inn. The moment you step inside it takes your Melanie at the front desk with her supervisor Carla greeted us. Very friendly and did an awesome job at explaining the amenities of the hotel. We ate in the restaurant and that was remarkable and then we enjoyed a few... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have traveled quite a bit and we always look for a place to stay that is unique. When we heard about the Historic Park Inn we were very excited, but also very cautious. We were definitely rewarded with our choice to stay here. It is beautiful and quiet and you can just soak up the atmosphere.... More

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Des Moines Iowa
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13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whatever you think of Frank Lloyd Wright, the man, you have to admit he was a great architect. All buildings need upkeep, and the FLW hotel in Mason City, Iowa, didn't receive it, until a few years ago when it appeared an architectural gem was wasting away... and some people had the foresight to change that. The result is a... More

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Address: 15 West State St, Mason City, IA 50401
Location: United States > Iowa > Mason City
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Historic Park Hotel Mason City
Historic Park Inn Hotel Mason City, Iowa

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Park Inn Hotel, together with City National Bank, of Mason City Iowa were designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright as a dual purpose building and completed in 1910. The design greatly influenced architecture in Europe and is as striking today as it ever was. The Park Inn Hotel is the last Wright designed hotel in the world, and has undergone a nearly 20 million renovation; the restoration of the distinctive brick and terra-cotta façade as well as art glass windows has restored the Prairie School building to a functional hotel. The interior, while renovated into a contemporary hotel, has public areas and guest rooms restored as closely to Wright's design as possible. Art glass and much else designed by Wright remains. Public area furnishings are period-style and include reproduction Robie House Lights, reproductions of the Mercury statues Richard Bock and Wright designed for the bank, and reproductions of the barrel chairs Wright designed for the bank directors' room. We invite you to come and stay with us in the center of the many area attractions Mason City has to offer. ... more   less 
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