The Lakeside Inn (previously South Shore Inn) is the only hotel located on the shores of Clear Lake, Iowa. As of Spring 2018 our hotel has been completely renovated. Come check out the new Lakeside Inn! All hotel rooms are lakefront with breathtaking views of Clear Lake. Check-in is between 3-8 PM and our guests have unlimited use of our private dock and free high-speed wireless internet access. Enjoy beautiful sunsets, fishing, boating, watersports and so much more. Conveniently located just 5 minutes from the Mason City airport (MCW) and two hours from Minneapolis, St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and Des Moines Airport (DSM). The Lakeside Inn Hotel is conveniently located near North Iowa Fairgrounds, Music Man Square and the shops of Clear Lake, Iowa. Clear Lake is also short drive from Diamond Joe Casino in Northwood, Iowa. Check out our Facebook page for regular deals and offers at the Lakeside Inn. Stop by for great food, unique drinks and an unbeatable atmosphere!