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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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Chicago
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, comfortable, efficient and reasonably priced, along with most amenities one could reasonably need, e.g., a fridge in the room, etc. The proximity to the campus is - in my view, a plus, it being just beyond the campus and close - but not too close, to the highway and/or bar-scene in town.

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George, Iowa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was very clean and comfortable. Everyone at the hotel were very helpful and friendly. The restaurant, food and drinks were all excellent. The location is easy to find and not far from a lot of really great restaurants and shopping.

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Faribault, Mn
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center is my first choice for lodging in Ames, which I visit frequently. It has good rates, a great location right off US 30, and is everything I have come to expect staying at a Holiday Inn. I very much like that it has a restaurant where I can get a cooked to order breakfast....

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Jon at the check in counter was very helpful and extremely nice. Room was clean and was better than I had hoped. I stayed in the executive suite and it was plenty big. Thanks for the great stay. I will stay here again in the future.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

What wonderful comments - thank you so very much. We always love hearing about exceptional service from employees such as Jon and that you noticed the cleanliness while enjoying the executive suite. Thank you as well for the "Five Star" rating. It is so appreciated. We certainly plan on a return visit when you are in Ames. Carol S General...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a college tour with my daughter. The hotel was nice and clean. The biggest negative was the heater in the room had a very loud fan that needed maintenance. It kept waking me up all night. I also was surprised they didn't offer a continental breakfast.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding a nice, clean hotel. I am so sorry that there was a noisy heater in your room. We routinely check the heaters for proper functioning. One of the amenities of a Holiday Inn is the restaurant on site which features popular menu items for all age groups. Coffee is available 24/7 in the lobby....

Chicago, IL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay and the people at the front desk were very accommodating. That said, this hotel is in need of an update. The lobby look like it was last done about 20 years ago. The rooms are similar. Simple and functional.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments regarding the front desk staff. We are always grateful to hear of your great stay in a well maintained facility. We will continue to provide excellent product and service while awaiting for dates to be provided for an update. Thank you very much for being our guest and we will look forward to...

Brookings, South Dakota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was friendly and helpful. Rainy day but cheery people. It is close to campus but does not require a bunch of city driving to get to the location. Good running areas near the hotel to unwind. No continental breakfast.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Rewarding the "Great Staff" with a "Four Star" rating is so greatly appreciated. Thank you. The restaurant on property is open for breakfast and dinner featuring popular menu items for all age groups. An on site restaurant is one of the amenities you will find at a Holiday Inn. Coffee is available 24/7 in the lobby area. We will look...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you spend time away from your family and friends, having a friendly hotel staff can make all the difference. This location has a very professional and welcoming staff. I will be booking this hotel upon my return.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

We could not be more pleased hearing that you will return to the Holiday Inn when you are in Ames. We love being able to make a difference and I agree, our staff is professional and very welcoming. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating Thank you. Carol S General Manager

Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't stayed here in four or five years. Checked in after 9:00 on a Friday night. Jarrett at the front desk welcomed me and was very courteous and helpful. Breakfast was very good the next morning. Room, bed and bathroom was comfortable. Only slight negative was fitness machines were facing the opposite direction of the TV If you wanted to...

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Hearing your comments of "nice place, great staff", welcomed by Jarrett, very good breakfast, comfortable room, bed and bath and the "Five Star" rating is so appreciated. Thank you. We will look for your return the next time you visit Ames. Carol S General Manager

North Mankato, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place, clean, and a great staff. Has a nice little bar at the location with a limited menu. Would definitely recommend a stay here . Jon was nice at the front desk and had my stuff ready to go when I got to the hotel

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Hearing "Great Place", clean, a great staff and a definite recommendation to stay at the hotel is exactly what we strive for each and every stay, every day. Thank you for noting Jon's assistance and the wonderful "Five Star" rating. We are most appreciative. We will look forward to a return visit when you are in Ames. Carol S General...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ames Conference Center hotel is close to Iowa State University! Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center ISU is located just off Hwy 30 and 5 miles from I-35. We are two miles from the Iowa State University campus and convenient to the area's biggest attractions. Our hotel is close to many major businesses. The ISU Research Park, IA DOT Headquarters and USDA/NVSL are just a short drive away. The Hilton Coliseum, Stephens Auditorium, Fisher Theater, and Scheman Building are only one mile from our Ames accommodations. Syngenta, 3M and Sauer-Danfoss are also nearby. We offer three meeting rooms with seating for up to 450 guests. We are close to ISU s campus, which makes it easy to visit a student, attend a sporting event or just enjoy the beautiful campus. Our Ames hotel is within a mile of Jack Trice Stadium, Reiman Gardens and Coldwater Golf Links. Leisure travelers will find many attractions near our hotel. Downtown Ames offers dining, shopping and entertainment - it's a great place to spend a day. The Iowa Arboretum and Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad are less than a half-hour away. Guests of our hotel in Ames are sure to enjoy our deluxe amenities. You can dine at our full-service restaurant, the Cardinal Cafe, hold an event in one of our flexible meeting rooms, or simply relax in the indoor pool. Visit the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center - ISU and see what this Ames area hotel has to offer you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

Address: 2609 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50010 (Formerly Comfort Suites)
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: €98 - €221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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#2 Business Hotel in Ames
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