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BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and two friends went to Ames to watch a football game between Iowa State and West Virginia University. We we pick this Best Western because the prices seem fair and the amenities we're good. It really close to the main highways and also less than A 5 minute drive from their football stadium and Main Campus. Our room was...

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La Grange, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked through Hotwire and were prepared for an okay experience for one night. We were surprised with the cleanliness and how comfortable the room was. The lobby and breakfast area was very clean and a pleasant place to sit.

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Lakeville, MN
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We (family of 4 with 2 teens) stayed for 1 night during a college visit to ISU. We found the lobby area charming, the room very clean and well maintained and the location perfect for our stay. The young man who checked us in was very personable and professional (a college student at ISU). Breakfast was nice, good options for...

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Thank Carrie P
Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stay at this hotel on our way to Minnesota on every trip through Iowa. It's a very clean Joel with modern rooms and clean bathrooms. It's pet friendly and the hotel staff is always nice. The breakfast buffet is a typical buffet, but serves its purpose. Be careful booking in the fall during football season, as the hotel might...

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Thank Jeff H
Ames, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The hotel was clean, comfortable and offered a nice breakfast variety and the staff were accommodating and fun! Staff were able to give advice on restaurants and locations which was extremely helpful.

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Thank Lori A
Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stayed here for a football weekend. Had a "suite" King bed with a separate sitting area. 2 TVs, fridge, etc. Very nice. Had a farm/barn theme, done well. Nice porch in the front to hang out on in nice weather. Breakfast was decent. Waffles, eggs, ham, sausage, oatmeal, etc. Common area great to visit in with others. Played cards there...

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Thank Mike N
Aberdeen, United States
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Clean room. Like the channel sink faucets - nice touch. Breakfast is nothing to write home about, but typical. Very friendly staff and helpful with combining point free room with CC pay. Hallway is older- needs new baseboards but clean. Overall nice stay.

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Thank Thomas S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have stayed here on multiple occasions. The rooms are clean & comfortable. The recent redecorating looks good. Front desk and housekeeping staff are friendly and responsive. Gas station next door is handy. Breakfast is plentiful with variety. My only gripe, and it is a very minor one, is that the in-room coffee is via a Keurig machine, so tastes,...

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Thank smyeomans
United States
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Don't waste your money stay somewhere else. When I booked this trip on bestwestern.com I ordered a handicap king suite what I got was a regular king suite with no accommodations for me in the bathroom handicap parking have been taken by somebody without a handicap decal one spot on the parking lot that was all. The first room they...

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The room that was booked online was not advertised as an accessible room. We do have accessible rooms advertised but this guest did not book one of them. The guest arrived after midnight and alerted us that she intended to book an accessible room. All of them were already rented and occupied at this time. We were able to move...

delmar, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had an excellent experience! Nice Hotel that has been recently updated. Nice staff and very helpful. Easy access to Interstate with many dinning options in the area. I would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Choose this pet-friendly Ames, Iowa hotel located close to the Coldwater Golf Course, Iowa State University and the Ames Municipal Airport.Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites, a full-service hotel located just minutes away from the Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. This Ames hotel offers convenient access to the Iowa State Center, home to sporting events and concerts as well as the Iowa State University Research Park.The BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites offers 87 spaciously-appointed guest rooms and suites, each equipped with a refrigerator, cable satellite television and free high-speed Internet access. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary full breakfast. This Iowa hotel also features an indoor heated swimming pool and hot tub, fitness center, 24 hour business center and meeting facilities. Pets are welcome!Guests staying at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites will be close to the Reiman Gardens, the Boone Scenic Valley Railroad and the North Grand Mall. Business travelers will appreciate the proximity to the Iowa Department of Transportation, the United States Department of Agriculture Disease Lab, 3M®, Sauer Danfoss and the Ag Information Center.For superior customer service and a convenient location in Ames, Iowa make a reservation today at the BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

Address: 2500 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50010-8621
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: €117 - €151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 87
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Best Western Ames
Ames Best Western
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#1 Family Hotel in Ames
#3 Business Hotel in Ames
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“If your room is ##20 or up go around to the backside to park and use the entrance on that side.”
 of 5 bubbles sabastian69, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“From Room 201 you can hear the indoor pool, which can be annoying.”
 of 5 bubbles Josh_Cho, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We choose the family room as it had a pull out couch and two queens. Worked good for kids.”
 of 5 bubbles verny1, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The suites are newly remodled and very comfortable and affordable”
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“I have never had a "bad" room”
 of 5 bubbles Laurie_AMarion_Iowa, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
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