850 US Highway 41 W, Ishpeming, MI 49849-3181
Phone: 906/485-6345   |   Fax: 906/485-6348   |   60 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Enjoy convenient access to a variety of outdoor attractions and several corporate locations at this full-service Ishpeming, Michigan hotel.

Conveniently situated off of Northern Michigan's Highway 41, the BEST WESTERN Country Inn is the ideal lodging for both business and leisure travelers. This Ishpeming hotel, located within the Country Village Resort area, boasts 60 spacious and well-appointed guest rooms. Each of the newly-renovated rooms features cable satellite television with HBO and high-speed Internet access for guests' convenience. Enjoy an array of amenities including an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi hot tub, fitness center, arcade and meeting facilities accommodating up to 80 guests. Guests will also be able to enjoy a delicious meal at the adjacent Country Kitchen Restaurant or relax with an evening cocktail at the onsite cocktail lounge- complete with drink coupons for guests. Pets are welcome!

Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN Country Inn will find themselves minutes away from many local restaurants, shops and businesses. Business travelers will appreciate being less than five miles away from the UPPCO Power Plant, Bell Memorial Hospital and Tilden Mine, a CCI company. During the winter months, enjoy cross country skiing, ice skating and snowmobiling. Summer months bring beautiful weather for boating and fishing on Lake Superior, ATV riding, golf and picnicking. This Marquette County hotel is also minutes away from local attractions such as the Da Yoopers Tourist Trap, the US National Ski Hall of Fame, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum and Northern Michigan University. Ishpeming also hosts a variety of year round events including the Art Faire and Renaissance Festival, the UP 200 Sled Day Race and the Noquemanon Ski Race.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN Country Inn is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Ishpeming, Michigan. Make a reservation today and save!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items.
  • Indoor pool Heated
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hot tub - Jacuzzi®
  • Mountain biking trails to our door
  • Billiards/snooker
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fax services
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Complimentary drink tickets
  • Five screen movie theater
  • Outdoor recreation area
  • Snowmobiling and skiing trails to our door
  • Arcade
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Physically challenged services portable shower bench
  • Hearing impaired services TDD phones available
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western country inn in Ishpeming.


Conveniently located, the best western country inn in Ishpeming, Michigan 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: 46.499055  /  Latitude: -87.682035


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN Country Inn is located 10 miles east of the US Highway 41 and M-95 junction.

From: Marquette. Take US Highway 41 for 14 miles west to Ishpeming.

From: Wisconsin. Take M - 95 North to US Highway 41. Follow US Highway 41 into Ishpeming. The BEST WESTERN Country Inn is located two blocks north off the highway, in the Country Village.

From: Lower Michigan. Take US2 North to US Highway 41 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Follow US Highway 41 heading west to Ishpeming.


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

Michigan Technological University

Offering more than 130 degree programs throughout its five colleges and schools, Michigan Technological University enrolls over 7,000 students for undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The university is divided into five schools: the College of Engineering, the College of Science and Arts, the School of Business and Economics, the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, and the School of Technology.

Students attending the university can participate in many aspects of student life, including student organizations, Greek life, and athletics - Michigan Tech fights as the gold and black Huskies in varied sports like basketball, football, Nordic skiing and tennis. The school is located near Ishpeming in northern Michigan.



Northern Michigan University

The largest university in the Upper Peninsula of northern Michigan, Northern Michigan University offers its nearly 10,000 students degrees in arts and sciences, business, graduate and professional studies, and art and and design. More than 180 undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered to students of this school near Ishpeming.

Campus life is plentiful at this university - students participate in residential life, groups and organization, Greek life, and athletics. Represented as the forest green and gold Wildcats, the university competes in ice hockey, football, volleyball, swimming and diving, and other sports.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.1 mile(s) from Country Village Resort, over 20 shops & services, dining, hotels, movie theater, bowling alley and more all adjacent to the property.
  • 1 mile(s) from Da Yoopers Tourist Trap, "Big Gus" and other Yooper Inventions beckon the traveler along US 41 as it passes by Ishpeming. Beware, for if you do stop this Yooper lure will be an effective trap, capturing you for at least a half an hour as you tour the outdoor Yooper Museum and memorabilia. Inside are the usual tourist gift shop attractions - shirts, mugs, plaques, postcards, coffee, jam, CD's, candies - and an assortment of gadgets & signs reflecting with the off the side of the road Yooper psyche. There's also a separate Rock Shop. Many unique photo opportunities.
  • 1 mile(s) from Cliffs Mine Shaft, the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum is a former iron mine, now a heritage museum, located in Ishpeming, Michigan. The museum, operated by "Marquette Range Iron Mining Heritage Theme Park Inc.", celebrates the history of the Marquette Iron Range. The site was designated a state of Michigan historic site in 1973[2] and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 Great photo opportunities!
  • 0.5 mile(s) from National Ski Hall of Fame, the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum is located in the City of Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the birthplace of organized skiing in the United States. It is home to an extensive collection of artifacts and archives relating to the history of skiing. It has 20,000 square feet of space containing displays on over 375 Honored Members, trophies, clothing and equipment. There is a gift shop, library and theater.
  • 5 mile(s) from MI Iron Industry Museum, in the ravines of the Marquette Iron Range, this museum overlooks the Carp River and the site of the first iron forge in the Lake Superior region. It features exhibits, audiovisual programs, and outdoor interpretive paths that all depict the large scale capital and human investment that made Michigan an industrial leader.
  • 15 mile(s) from U.P. Childrens Museum, offers a variety of opportunities through its hands-on exhibits which were ALL DESIGNED BY KIDS for everyone. Hundreds of children were taken through over twenty design processes (called Design-o-saurus participatory design processes) resulting in unique and whimsical exhibit designs not found in any other museum.
  • 16 mile(s) from Marquette Maritime Museum, is located in the old water-works building in Marquette and houses exhibits that pay tribute to Marquette’s fascinating maritime history. Museum features include: a one-of-a-kind collection of lighthouse lenses, Marquette and Lake Superior Shipwrecks, an early US Coastguard historical display, and area lighthouses, including Stannard’s Rock, and Marquette Harbor Lighthouses.
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Country Village
  • 12 mile(s) from Marquette Shopping

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 3 mile(s) from Negaunee
  • 12 mile(s) from Marquette
  • 60 mile(s) from Iron Mountain
  • 165 mile(s) from Green Bay, WI
  • 170 mile(s) from Mackinaw Bridge
  • 90 mile(s) from Houghton
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Teal Lake Medical Center
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Cleveland Cliffs, Inc.
  • 1 mile(s) from UPPCO, Local Power Company
  • 2 mile(s) from Bell Memorial Hospital
  • 5 mile(s) from Tilden Mine, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co.
  • 15 mile(s) from Marquette General Hospital, Marquette Michigan
  • 25 mile(s) from Empire Mine, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co.
  • 16 mile(s) from Northern Michigan University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.1 mile(s) from Country Village, offering bowling, billiards, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Lake Bancroft, picnic and scenic area
  • 1 mile(s) from Al Quaal recreation Area, Snowboarding, cross-country skiing, tubing, picnicing
  • 4 mile(s) from Wawonwin Golf and Country, semi-private golf course
  • 7 mile(s) from Greenwood Reservoir, fishing, boating
  • 15 mile(s) from Presque Isle Park, Lake Superior, Marquette, picnicing, swimming
  • 15 mile(s) from No Mich University, Skating, swimming, gymnasium

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Country Grill Restaurant, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, If you are looking for great family dining in a comfortable country setting, the Country kitchen has just what you are looking for. Specializing in delicious skillet breakfasts, also serving lunch and dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Also, inside is the Country Pub Lounge where you can sit back and relax with a cold drink, 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The Country is calling you.
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Jasper Ridge Brewery, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, offering a wide variety of menu items from the classic ½ lb. hamburger to grilled chicken, steak fajitas, soups, salads, appetizers and desserts. Jasper Ridge, the areas only Brewery-Pub, also has a wide selection of house beers on tap including seasonal beers. Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The Jasper Ridge Brewery has daily specials as well as a happy hour. Come for the food, stay for the fun.
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Blimpies Subs, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, serving subs, salads, soups and more.
  • 0.5 mile(s) from McDonalds®, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest in or near Ishpeming. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

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