Best Western Starlite Village

1518 3rd Avenue NW, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-2202
Phone: +1 515-573-7177   |   Fax: 515/573-3999   |   99 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

This full-service Fort Dodge, Iowa hotel is conveniently located at the intersection of Hwy 169 and Hwy 7 just minutes away from everything in Fort Dodge and the surrounding area including but not limited to the Fort Museum, Iowa Central Community College, Air Choice One, and Harlan Rogers Sports Complex. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, guests staying at the Best Western Starlite Village will feel right at home.

The Best Western Starlite Village offers well-appointed guest rooms, each featuring cable television and high-speed internet access. Hotel guests are welcome to a complimentary full hot breakfast each morning, high-speed wireless internet, ample space for free car, truck, and tractor-trailer parking, in-room refrigerators, microwaves, an oversized indoor pool and hot tub, business center, and fitness center. Our attached full-service restaurant, Buford’s Steak House & BBQ, is newly renovated and ready to serve.

Golf enthusiasts staying at the Best Western Starlite Village will appreciate being less than five minutes from several beautiful courses including Lake Side Municipal Golf Course, Willow Ridge, and Fort Dodge Country Club. Fort Dodge is home to a variety of events throughout the year including the Dragon Boat Races, Frontier Days, The Dayton Rodeo, Greater Crater Days, and the Iowa State High School Girls Softball Tournament.

The Best Western Starlite Village has long been an iconic property in the area serving multiple generations of businesses and families. Rest assured if given the opportunity, our friendly and efficient staff will ensure each guest enjoys an ideal hotel experience.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Printer available
  • Copy machine
  • Computer available
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Items may include - Biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage or ham, English muffins, variety of breads, hot and cold cereal, waffles, assorted pastries, fruit, apple/orange juice, coffee and hot tea.
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise room, 24-hour, complimentary
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Game room
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, open 24-hours
  • Fax services, free incoming fax outgoing fax for a nominal fee
  • Fax machine
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference service
  • Dataports
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Catering services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed Internet access

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Conveniently located, the best western starlite village in Fort Dodge, Iowa is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 42.516545  /  Latitude: -94.223535


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The Best Western Starlite Village is located on the north edge of Fort Dodge Junction Highway 169 and Highway 7, 8 miles north of the Junction of Highway 169 and Highway 20.

Best Western Starlite Village

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Black Hawk State Park

Established in 1935, Black Hawk State Park is located in Lake View in northwest Iowa near Fort Dodge. Park visitors love spending time on Black Hawk Lake while fishing, swimming, boating, and canoeing.

Lace up comfortable shoes for a nice hike around the lake, and be sure to bring along your binoculars for bird-watching in this Iowa State Park. Pack a picnic lunch and take advantage of one of the park picnic shelters, or let the kids loose on the playground.

Blanden Art Museum

Fort Dodge visitors are encouraged to visit the Blanden Art Museum for its vast, permanent collections of European and American works of art. Some permanent works include American photography, contemporary, and sculpture collections from artists like Ann R. Smeltzer and Harold D. Peterson.

The Blanden Art Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Don’t forget to visit the museum store where paintings, sculptures, prints, ceramics and other replicas are sold. Make your visit to northwest Iowa and Fort Dodge a memorable one.

Brushy Creek State Recreation Area

Covering over 6,000 acres, the Brushy Creek State Recreation Area is a state park set in north-central Iowa. One of Iowa’s largest recreation areas, Bushy Creek is set approximately 15 miles from Ft. Dodge.

Bushy Creek features everything from boating and fishing on the 690-acre lake, to hunting, hiking, and horseback riding. The area encompasses over 45 miles of trail – also for snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and mountain biking – plus two shooting ranges and plenty of picnic spots.

Dolliver Memorial State Park

Iowa Attractions

Dolliver Memorial State Park

Established in 1925, the Dolliver Memorial State Park is located in central Iowa – just north of Fort Dodge.

Set along the Des Moines River, the park features plenty of natural and cultural history as well as outdoor recreation.

Visitors to Dolliver Memorial State Park enjoy boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, and bird and wildlife viewing.

Natural history buffs find haven with onsite attractions like Copperas Beds and the Boneyard Hollow.

Fort Museum & Frontier Village

Set at South Kenyon and Museum Road, the Fort Museum & Frontier Village is a historic site and cultural center in Fort Dodge – located in northwestern Iowa. Home of the country’s first dragoons – mounted soldiers – the fort hosts events like Frontier Days, and the Ghost Garrison.

The vast Fort Dodge Museum features the Donahoe General Store, Schwartz & Schwartz Drug Store, Sentinel Newspaper Office, Colby Bros. Livery, and more. Kids love the Colby Bros. Livery, Shold Blacksmith Shop, and the Cardiff Giant exhibit, while history buffs enjoy the World War military display room.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from downtown Fort Dodge
  • 2 mile(s) from Iowa Central Community College
  • 2 mile(s) from Olsen Park
  • 3 mile(s) from Harlan Rodgers Sports Complex
  • 3 mile(s) from Trinity Regional Medical Center
  • 5 mile(s) from Land O Lakes Model Farm
  • 20 mile(s) from Twin Lakes
  • 3 mile(s) from Crossroads Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 1 mile(s) from Country Club Golf Course
  • 3 mile(s) from Lake Side Municipal Golf Course
  • 3 mile(s) from Kennedy Park

Nearby Restaurants

  • Buford's Steak House & Bar, on premises, full service, Steak House, open for: lunch, dinner Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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