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Best Western Starlite Village

1518 3rd Avenue Northwest, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

+1 515 573 7177

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based on 117 reviews

About Best Western Starlite Village, Fort Dodge

Value for money

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 heated indoor pool, 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.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business center


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Minibar
  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Newspapers
  • Pool view

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • No smoking


  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Beach towels
  • Grill


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Game room
  • Golf

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Family friendly

  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Best Western Starlite Village

Attractions in Fort Dodge, Iowa curated by momondo

Best Western Starlite Village location: 1518 3rd Avenue Northwest, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Restaurants and Cafés

Buford's Steak House & Bbq0.0 mi
Amigos1.1 mi
Zakeers1.8 mi
Olde Boston's Restaurant & Pub1.9 mi

Best Western Starlite Village Reviews

GoodBased on 117 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The breakfast was amazing! (in 13 reviews)
  • "Very nice room, restaurant fantastic, service satisfactory" (in 12 reviews)
  • The staff was very friendly. (in 6 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room had a bad smell. (in 10 reviews)
  • Carpet was tore up and pool was closed. (in 5 reviews)
  • My children have bites on their bodies. (in 1 review)

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Best Western Starlite Village room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Best Western Starlite Village is typically below the average price of 2 star hotels in Fort Dodge. On average, you can expect to pay $108 per night in Fort Dodge. Best Western Starlite Village typically costs $76 per night, which is $32 cheaper than the Fort Dodge average.

  • If there is no traffic, the 73.3 mi drive between Des Moines and Best Western Starlite Village should only take about 3h 40min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at Best Western Starlite Village would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Des Moines directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at Best Western Starlite Village.

  • Best Western Starlite Village does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Best Western Starlite Village at +1 515 573 7177. If you are staying at Best Western Starlite Village, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Yes, Best Western Starlite Village has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • You can reach the main line at +1 515 573 7177.

  • Yes, Best Western Starlite Village has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Best Western Starlite Village is a great place to stay.

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