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Iowa House Hotel - Ames

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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to the staff at Iowa House for a great stay - all were so welcoming and accommodating. I had time-sensitive work to get done and my room was perfect for the task: spacious, quiet, and welcoming. The staff were delightful and the breakfast scrumptious. The common spaces - and the rooms - were gorgeously appointed...I would come back in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous hospitality, we felt very very welcome. Rooms, including the public spaces, were very comfortable, wonderfully decorated and well appointed. Bed was very nice. Breakfast was tasty and enjoyable. Location (for Iowa State visit) could not be more ideal. We will stay again if we end up with an ISU student or find ourselves visiting Ames. Thank you!

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ST PAUL MN
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay if you're visiting your child at Iowa State. Comfortable living room in the refurbished historic frat house where people hung out all evening chatting and BYOB. Snacks provided. Nice Room to stay in.. Great breakfast where you can chat with fellow guests. It's within walking distance to campus and Campus town. We've been here before and... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Last week we were on our way to a seminary class reunion in St. Paul, Minnesota and did not want to drive it in one day. We enjoy staying in bed and breakfast location's and saw this one on line. We were so pleased when we arrived with the facility. It was very clean, our room was in great shape... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed here for a concert 1 mile away at CY Stephens on 8/31. Room 303 was awesome - stairs up to a loft with a futon, king bed downstairs, large bathroom with tub. Sink and mirror are in the bedroom and not in the bathroom. All main hotels were sold out the night we booked, but in retrospect, glad we... More 

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Thank M J
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Initial room, well appointed, drip in bathtub and whirlpool did not work. Switched to a different room, sink dripped. Both rooms could use a good dusting, especially the blinds where the slats have a layer off thick dust on them. Breakfast was great! Difficult to get a hold of the management, multiple emails and phone calls without a response.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Great location - right next to campus. Great restaurants and bars within walking distance. It was a pleasure meeting the other guests at breakfast, which is lovely. All day snacks are great. The rooms are cute and comfortable. Will be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A short but wonderful stay at Iowa House. I wish I could have stayed longer but this was a quick trip to visit relatives in Ames. The room was very comfortable and beautifully decorated, with all,the amenities I could ask for. Breakfasts were scrumptious and timely.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our recent Friday Saturday stay was our third staying at this great B and B. We have stayed in different rooms each time. All rooms are nicely done. The beds are very comfortable. Each room has a great shower and jetted tub arrangement. My wife and I enjoy the tasty breakfast served fresh when you are seated. The breakfast room... More 

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Bedford Hills, New York
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

While the facilities at the Iowa house were clean and very sufficient, my experience was a little disturbing. I made the reservation for two nights for one person (other members of my family made their own reservations). I found after my first night's stay that my reservation had actually been made for two people for one night. When it came... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the "Campustown" area of Ames, the Iowa House is just three blocks south of the central campus of Iowa State University. Built in 1924 as the Delta Chi Fraternity House, it was transformed by a massive 2008 renovation into a 15-room hotel meeting current health/safety standards and providing state-of-the-art amenities, spacious private baths, whirlpool tub and shower combinations, flat-screen TVs and complimentary high-speed internet. Included Iowa Country breakfast is served daily in the colorful dining room. Iowa House is popular for weekend getaways; ISU Parent visits; wedding groups; sorority, fraternity and family reunions; business meetings and small certification classes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iowa House Hotel - Ames

Address: 405 Hayward Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: €110 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Iowa House Hotel - Ames 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Each room is unique so ask for what would be ideal. The staff more than accommodated my request for a quiet space and large desk.”
 of 5 bubbles hutchitina, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor, in a corner room, and the views from the window were beautiful! Very quiet place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Bjtravel2014, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 303 has a loft.”
 of 5 bubbles boatdrinks1, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Nice outside patio.”
 of 5 bubbles christinen647, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second and third floor room tend to be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles williamrE6870OT, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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