Welcome to Country Cabins Motel in Chariton, Iowa

Our guests think Country Cabins Motel is the nicest hotel located in southern Iowa 1.5 miles east of Chariton on US-34. Conveniently located across from Red Haw State Park, known its thousands of blooming Red Bud trees in April each year and Lake Ellis where  the state record catfish being caught there back in June of 1958 by Joe Baze of Chariton.

Lucas County Iowa has hundreds of acres of very heavy public access timber so there are many hiking, fishing and hunting opportunities nearby to discover and explore!

Why Choose Country Cabins Motel for Your Next Vacation?

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  • Beautiful, scenic recreational area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Fast, easy check – ins
  • Competitive motel room rates
  • Comfortable rooms & suites
  • Log Cabin rental available
  • FREE High Speed Internet
  • Over 200 channels of Dish TV
  • RV camping sites
  • On-site banquet accommodations for up to 40 people
  • And More!!!


We offer 2-3 bedroom suites with kitchens, cabins, tent sites, RV Sites and a full service reception hall for weddings, class or family reunions and meetings. Surrounded by hundreds of acres of public access timber and 3 lakes for hunting, fishing and hiking. We have trophy whitetail deer, pheasant and quail hunting, bobcats, mountain lions and an abundance of wildlife right out our back door.

We offer the best rates and lowest per diem of any motel in Chariton and have NO motel tax. Country Cabins supports our service men and women by offering a 10% military discount.


Check out our reviews on Trip Advisor and Facebook before you stay anywhere else!

Click on photos for Virtual tours of each room below:

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Camp Cheyenne

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