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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was really good to us. This is the second time we've had a training here and really don't have any complaints. The meeting rooms were spacious, set up to our standards and the food and drink service was excellent. The bar and restaurant located in the center of the hotel was great, as was the service there. The...

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Ames, Iowa
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The hotel is centrally located to Iowa State. The room was immaculately clean and quiet. It was nice to have the bar and restaurant options. Service was friendly and helpful. We've stayed here many times and each time is better than the one before.

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Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great customer service, clean and quiet. Rooms a little outdated but still very nice. The lobby is very nice and welcoming. I arrived late and the parking lot was well lit. I try to stay at Holiday Inns whenever I can. Always consistent quality from coast to coast.

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

We love hearing of a welcoming lobby, great customer service, clean and quiet. We so appreciate the "Four Star" ranking. Thank you so much. We look forward to a return visit when you are in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice clean room, excellent food, great place to stay while visiting Ames, IA. Stayed there for a business trip, great, helpful staff. Everything was setup and ready for our business conference. Thanks to the staff for all their hard work.

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

Thank you so very much for noting the staff's work effort to be certain your conference was set up and ready for you. From a clean room, excellent food, to a great and helpful staff which allowed you to award the hotel and staff with a "Five Star" rating, we are so grateful. We will look forward to a return...

Leon, Iowa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently stayed at the Holiday Inn in Ames and Mike and Jacelyn were especially nice. When we checked in they, were very helpful in directing us around The area. I would recommend the hotel. The rooms were very clean and well prepared for us when we arrived.

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

We love hearing that you were well cared for by Mike and Jocelyn. Your comments of a very clean room which allowed for a "Five Star" rating is so appreciated. Thank you for being our guest. Please visit us again soon. Carol S General Manager

Red Oak, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was courteous, room was clean, a very nice stay. Room service was good, but not great. Front desk staff was extremely efficient, prompt and ready to serve. I'll admit though, even if I was getting a government rate for the room, I was a little unnerved that even as a Platinum IHG card holder, I was not entitled to...

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

Thank you so much for your loyalty to the IHG brand. Several of the many perks for a Platinum member include a choice of a "Welcome Amenity" and bonus earnings on top of base points. Our Holiday Inn offers a full breakfast, dinner and bar menu that is available to all guests. We so appreciate the "Four Star" rating and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Abby was great. I was in Ames to take my dog to the animal hospital. The service was great, and the rooms are beautiful. The bed was just the right firmness. There isn't anyting i would change if given the chance.

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

What a "Wonderful" caption. Thank you so much for your very kind comments regarding Abby and the service and accommodations. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating. Please do visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Property is fairly new and well maintained. Very convenient from Hwy 30. Front desk staff very helpful and cheerful. Room was spacious. Bed comfortable - even the pillows! Had a cheeseburger in the restaurant and it was excellent - surprising but well appreciated. I would definitely stay here again.

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

The "Five Star" rating you awarded and your comments of "excellent hotel overall, well maintained, convenient, helpful and cheerful front desk staff, spacious room, comfortable bed and pillows and an excellent surprising cheeseburger, ending with 'I would definitely stay here again'" is what we strive to hear each and every day with every guest. We are delighted. Thank you so...

Minneapolis, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing that makes attending a conference a more enjoyable experience than the joy of great accommodations. From the reservation to the checkout process the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center was superb. The quality of my experience was displayed immediately upon entering the lobby. Mike and Jocelyn took customer service to the next level by their friendly and professional...

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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 of great accommodations and Mike and Jocelyn taking customer service to the next level with their professionalism and friendliness. With your comments and the "Five" ratings of all areas, I am wondering if you meant for the "overall" rating to also be a "Five" and marked the "One" in error. However, we are...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Front desk staff was excellent and room is clean and well maintained. My only problem was a noisy heating system that came on and off very frequently. There was no problem with a first floor room. I did not use the restaurant.

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

We love hearing of good service, excellent front desk staff, and clean and well maintained room. Thank you for the "Four Star" rating which is so appreciated. I am so sorry that you experienced a noisy heating unit. Our staff requests a work order on such a unit as you described but occasionally a unit can falter and become noisy...

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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 )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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: $133 - $252 (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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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Ames Hotel Ames
Ames Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu Iowa
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#2 Business Hotel in Ames
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