Places to Stay
Conquer the area's outdoor adventures. Escape to a romantic weekend getaway. Visit with friends and family. Rest after a long day's journey on Highway 10. Staples is the perfect place to stay while visiting Central Minnesota.
Staples offers easy on and off access from Highway 10 with many lodging options within walking distance to restaurants, parks, and downtown. Pitch a tent, jump in the pool, or relax at a bed and breakfast. With a wide variety of choices and amenities, you will find the right place to stay for your budget and your style.
The Timberlake Hotel opened for guests in mid-2017. They have 52 rooms including extended stay suites, king suites and spa suites in addition to standard rooms. Enjoy all the amenities: indoor pool, business office, exercise facility, breakfast cafe, party and meeting room, and laundry facilities.
The Timberlake Hotel is handicap accessible, dog-friendly, 100% smoke-free, and provides guests a complimentary hot breakfast each morning. Timberlake Hotel also manages a newly refurbished restaurant and event center in Staples.
America's Best Value Inn
America's Best Value Inn in Staples offers value for your traveling dollars. They offer clean spacious rooms, a 24-hour front desk, free deluxe continental breakfast, and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Rooms are equipped with everything you need for a great night's stay. Take advantage of the Kids Stay Free Policy (11 and under in parent's room).
Truck parking is available. America's Best Value Inn is 100% smoke-free. No pets, please.
Sunset Motel is your option for a simple, convenient overnight stay. Get in off the highway or make reservations for those hunting and fishing weekends.
Sunset Motel offers easy in and out access with plenty of parking. Handicap accessible and kitchenettes available. Daily, weekly, and monthly rates available.
Dower Lake Campground
Pitch your tent and unpack the RV! Dower Lake has everything you need to have a great camping adventure. The campground has 14 new seasonal sites, 20 electric sites, and 11 rustic sites available for rent. Enjoy free firewood, hot showers, and full-utility services.
Dower Lake Recreation Area offers public lake access, swimming beach, softball complex, disc golf, basketball court, picnic shelter, picnic areas, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, and nature trails. It is also home to MN's longest fishing pier!
Carmel Apple Orchard Inn
Carmel Apple Orchard Inn is your personal retreat in a quiet country setting. This charming bed and breakfast's guest house is built in the old English horse barn style and has 2 suites available. The guest sitting room is cozy with games, library, classic movies, and a spot to curl up with a good book.
The owner, Marty, roasts green coffee beans from around the world to make the best-tasting coffee. Breakfast entrees may include Belgian waffles, Carmel apple french toast, farm fresh eggs, scones, muffins, fresh fruits, juices, and more. Special jellies are made right on the farm.
Landmark Inn is the perfect space for retreats, events, and group lodging rentals. This beautiful, well-maintained, historic building has a large, open meeting area that can accommodate a wide variety of activities.
Host a crafting weekend for friends, reunite with those long-lost family members, or organize a group for a winter sports weekend. They even have a huge parking lot for all of your toys.