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With more than 1,400 hotel rooms to choose from, you can be close to all the action. Whether you want to be within tailgating distance from Jack Trice Stadium, near the entertainment going down at the Hilton Coliseum or right in the thick of ISU campus, Ames has an abundance of great places to stay to meet any size budget.

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Ames Hotels

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AmericInn
2507 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
515.233.1005
800.634.3444
Fax: 515.233.5482
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We provide the benefits of home, including free wireless Internet; indoor pool and spa, "AmericInn Perk" breakfast and a quiet night's sleep in a non-smoking environment.
Baymont Inn & Suites (formerly Comfort Inn)
1605 S Dayton Pl
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.0689
Fax: 515.233.3353
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Perfect place for business and leisure travelers. Just minutes from Iowa State, local hotspots and area restaurants. Enjoy free breakfast, relax in the indoor pool, and receive free wireless Internet access in your room.
BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites
2500 University Blvd
Ames, IA 50010
515.296.2500
800.WESTERN
Fax: 515.296.2874
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Enjoy incredible value, excellent amenities and a convenient location to area attractions, businesses and Iowa State. Complimentary hot breakfast, fully appointed guest rooms, indoor swimming pool, hot tub, exercise facility, wireless Internet and meeting space.
Country Inn & Suites
2605 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
515.233.3935
800.456.4000
Fax: 515.233.1515
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With spacious guest rooms and suites, comfortable amenities and choice location, we’re the place to stay during your next trip to Ames. Enjoy our hot "Be Our Guest" breakfast buffet and happy hour nightly. Reserve your stay at the Country Inn & Suites.
Days Inn
229 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.0280
800.329.7466
Fax: 515.232.4578
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Our hotel has been remodeled to make your stay even better. Walk to restaurants, shopping, movie theater, bowling and shopping. Microwaves, refrigerators and wireless Internet in all rooms. Complimentary breakfast, HBO and local phone calls.
Econo Lodge
2600 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
515.233.6060
Fax: 515.233.1911
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86 Rooms. Relax on Serta pillow top beds. Indulge in our free Sunshine breakfast. Refresh in our indoor pool and sauna. Connect with free wireless Internet. Two-room whirlpool suites and hospitality room available. Recently renovated.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
2137 Isaac Newton Dr
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.4000
800.228.2800
Fax: 515.232.4010
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Newly renovated! Located at the crossroads of Interstate 35 and Highway 30, we offer 76 rooms with in-room microwave and fridge, suite options, high-speed Internet, pool, hot tub and fitness room. Start your morning with a free, hot breakfast.
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center At Iowa State University
2100 Green Hills Dr
Ames, IA 50014
515.292.8600
800.FOR.AMES
Fax: 515.268.2224
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Iowa's premier full-service, independent hotel. Our staff can expertly handle every detail of your business meeting, conference, family reunion, wedding or weekend getaway. Our guestrooms, indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center create a comfortable retreat.
GrandStay Residential Suites & Hotel
1606 S Kellogg Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.8363
877.388.STAY
Fax: 515.232.7751
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One- and two-bedroom suites or studios available with kitchen and living area for nightly, weekly or monthly rental. Complimentary Grand Start® Breakfast, indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room and outdoor sport court area. Connected to a restaurant and within walking distance to many others.
Hampton Inn
1400 S Dayton Pl
Ames, IA 50010
515.239.9999
800.426.7866
Fax: 515.239.6015
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Whether traveling with your family or on business, Hampton's Cloud Nine Bed, hot "On the House" breakfast, free Wi-Fi and a comfortable hotel room invite you to stretch out and relax! Hospitality is what we do best!
Hilton Garden Inn Ames
1325 Dickinson Ave
Ames, IA 50014
515.233.8000
877.782.9444
Fax: 515.233.8001
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Newest full-service Ames hotel!  Featuring upscale guestrooms and suites, The Garden Grille restaurant and bar, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center & 2,300 sq ft of function space.
Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center
2609 University Blvd
Ames, IA 50010
515.268.8808
888.HOLIDAY
Fax: 515.268.8858
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Deluxe amenities, well-appointed corporate or family accommodations, spacious meeting and banquet facilities, on-site catering and receptions up to 325 people. Our Cardinal Café and Bar offer a hearty breakfast, cozy dinner and room service.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
2600 E 13th St
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.2300
888.HOLIDAY
Fax: 515.232.0477
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Hotel has completed $1 million full renovations in 2015! Enjoy free hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, pool, fitness center. All renovated rooms have 37” flat panel TVs and Simply Smart Bedding Collection. Come check us out.
Hotel Memorial Union, Iowa State University
2229 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50011
515.296.6848
800.433.3449
Fax: 515.294.1105
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Charming hotel located on Iowa State's campus. Features include complimentary parking, high-speed Internet, meeting and conference facilities and more. Book store, bowling, billiards, convenience store, post office. Ideal for access to campus-wide events and Campustown.
Iowa House Hotel
405 Hayward Ave
Ames, IA 50014
515.292.2474
Fax: 515.292.9218
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Former ISU fraternity transformed by massive renovation.  Historic charm; state-of-the-art amenities; private baths, whirlpool tubs, guest computer.  Full breakfast, wireless Internet and parking included.  Great for weekend getaways, weddings, reunions and extended stays.
Microtel Inn & Suites
2216 SE 16th St
Ames, IA 50010
515.233.4444
877.422.5250
Fax: 515.233.1717
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Guest satisfaction at an award-winning hotel. Unmatched service at discount prices. Suites available. Includes extended continental breakfast. Located near restaurants. Meeting room seats 35. Amenities include fitness center, guest laundry, lobby computers and wireless high-speed Internet.
Quality Inn & Suites Starlite Conference Center
2601 E 13th St
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.9260
800.903.0009
Fax: 515.598.5293
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Near I-35 (Exit 113). Full service hotel, complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, free wireless Internet, indoor pool, fitness center and Buford's Steak House and BBQ. Suites and hot tub rooms available. Conference, social or meeting facilities.
Sleep Inn & Suites
Opening April 2015!
1310 Dickinson Ave
Ames, IA 50014
515.337.1171
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Sleep Inn & Suites is the newest hotel in Ames, opening April 2015. We are conveniently located next door to the Iowa Attack Fieldhouse and Perfect Games. We also have an indoor pool, hot tub, exercise room, guest laundry and are 100% smoke-free.
Super 8
1418 S Dayton Pl
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.6510
Fax: 515.232.3922
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Located near U.S. Highway 30 and Interstate 35. 60-room hotel offers cable TV with ESPN and HBO, wireless Internet, local and toll free calls and complimentary breakfast. Refrigerators and microwaves in some rooms. Large-vehicle parking.
TownPlace Suites
Coming in 2015!
1523 S Dayton Pl
Ames, IA 50010
515.421.0416

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Coming soon! TownePlace Suites opening 2015. Extended stay hotel includes spacious guest rooms and 2,500 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Ames Bed & Breakfasts

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Iowa House Hotel
405 Hayward Ave
Ames, IA 50014
515.292.2474
Fax: 515.292.9218
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Former ISU fraternity transformed by massive renovation.  Historic charm; state-of-the-art amenities; private baths, whirlpool tubs, guest computer.  Full breakfast, wireless Internet and parking included.  Great for weekend getaways, weddings, reunions and extended stays.
Oakland House
3402 Oakland St
Ames, IA 50014
515.292.8010
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Single-family home available for short-term rent. Two bedrooms, 1 bathroom - completely renovated and equipped (even heated bathroom floors). Walking distance to campus.
Onion Creek Farm Guest House
3700 Onion Creek Ln
Ames, IA 50014
515.292.0117
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Enjoy our farm. Peace and quiet only one mile from Ames. Two bedrooms with Internet, kitchenette, shared bath with composting toilet. (Breakfast not included.)
Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast
1110 Ninth St
Nevada , IA 50201
515.382.3022
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Lovely, well-kept home on the National Historic Register with four unique bedrooms for your selection. Each morning, a delectable breakfast is served in our dining room. Larry and Barbara Howard will strive to make your stay highly enjoyable.

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Baymont Inn & Suites - Boone
1745 SE Marshall St
Boone, IA 50036
515.432.8168
Fax: 515.432.8175
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Ten miles west of Iowa State and Ames. 100% non-smoking facility. 59-room hotel with 7 suites. Includes complimentary breakfast, business center, indoor pool, hot tub, exercise facility, meeting room, free HBO and high speed Internet.
Boulders Inn & Suites
300 Boulder Pointe
Polk City , IA 50226
515.984.3092
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This new hotel located adjacent to the Tournament Club of Iowa is perfect for business and leisure travelers. It offers free WIFI, hot continental breakfast, Keurig coffee makers and a friendly and professional staff.
Budget Inn & Suites - Nevada
1521 South G Ave
Nevada, IA 50201
515.382.5588
Fax: 515.382.5588
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Free breakfast, local calls and wireless Internet with hardwire connection. Family, king and hot tub suites, rooms with microwave, fridge and irons. Guest laundry and meeting room for 100.
Comfort Inn - Marshalltown
2613 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
641.752.6000
Fax: 641.752.8762
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The Comfort Inn in Marshalltown is a newly remodeled location featuring our complimentary breakfast with scrambled eggs, indoor pool and fitness center. Pet friendly and 100% smoke-free.
Comfort Inn - Story City
425 Timberland Dr
Story City, IA 50248
515.733.6363
Fax: 515.733.6364
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"2015 Choice Gold Award" winning hotel with indoor pool and hot tub. Free hot breakfast. Pet friendly. Free wireless Internet. Meeting space for 80. Exercise room available.
Courtyard by Marriott - Ankeny
2405 SE Creekview Dr
Ankeny, IA 50021
515.422.5555
Fax: 515.422.5500
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Conveniently located off Interstate 35 at Exit 90. 119 guestrooms and more than 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Grand ballroom can accommodate up to 350 guests.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - Ankeny
215 NE Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA 50021
515.965.8400
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Offering comfortable guest rooms at a superior value. All of our rooms come equipped with a microwave and refrigerator in them for your convenience. Complimentary breakfast. High-speed wireless Internet and a large 24-hour fitness center.
Homewood Suites by Hilton - Ankeny
2455 SE Creekview Dr
Ankeny, IA 50021
515.963.0006
Fax: 515.963.0007
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All-suite hotel featuring full kitchens, complimentary full hot breakfast & evening dinner including beer and wine Mon-Thurs, complimentary Wi-Fi, pool and hot tub.
Hotel Pattee
1112 Willis Ave
Perry, IA 50220
515.465.3511
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Just a short drive from Iowa State. A 100 year old historic boutique, full-service hotel that was recently renovated with more than a $12 million dollar investment. Each room is themed.