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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

clean hotel very well located to ISU campus. Friendly staff and a good buffet breakfast. room was vey clean and comfortable with good lighting and there is a small fitness room. Lobby was clean and roomy

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

Your caption of a "very nice stay" and "Five Star" rating is very valuable to our staff. Thank you so much. A team effort goes into the "clean hotel" and friendly staff with a good breakfast. Thank you for being our guest and we certainly welcome your return when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here two years ago to attend the same event and there was no question as to where I was going to stay this time! I keep notes on places I stay to make sure I know what I am getting myself into. My notes from this hotel two years ago still ring true. Clean, great staff and great...

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

Staying at the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center while attending your event at Iowa State is most appreciated. We love hearing of the "clean, great staff and great location". Thank you so very much for the valued "Five Star" rating. We welcome your return. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town to see family the evening of Superbowl LI. The staff was very friendly and the facility was very quiet. We enjoyed staying in the quiet room on the first floor. We recommend staying here.

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

Your gracious recommendation to stay at the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center and the "Five Star" rating is so appreciated. Thank you. We always love to hear of our friendly staff and quiet facility. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was nice, nothing great, but it was clean, and everyone was very friendly. The Bar was nice to stop by at the end of the night, Marrisa was a great server, only had breakfast at the "cardinal Cafe" once was good for

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

Hearing of your "great stay" with a clean room, friendly staff and enjoying the bar at the end of your day with Marissa as your server is the type of comments we strive to achieve. Thank you so very much for the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Seward, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently traveling on business i left my tablet computer behind. Once I got home and noticed I contacted the hotel to see if I left it in my room. My tablet was waiting for me to claim it in the managers office. I sent over a shipping label and they shipped it back to me. Thank you very much. Beds...

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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 letting us know your tablet computer was received. We also appreciate hearing that you enjoyed the pillows and had a comfortable bed. We are most grateful for the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center for a comfortable stay when I was on business travel. Jon and Hazy were very attentive at my check-in. I had a very good night's sleep with a very good bed and room temperature. Breakfast was good with excellent service.

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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 your comments. It is so good to hear that you had a comfortable stay with excellent breakfast service to Jon and Hazy's attentiveness at check in. We are so grateful for the "Five Star"rating. Welcome back whenever you return to Ames. Carol S General Manager

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent, rooms very spacious and comfortable. The staff was very helpful not only for the hotel, but the guidance of the events or things to do throughout the area of Ames. Great customer service in a college town.

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

A "great stay in Ames" is exactly what we want to hear of your experience at the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center. Your comments from excellent service with helpful staff to spacious and comfortable rooms are most appreciated. We thank you as well for the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people at the front desk were nice and very helpful when checking in. Room was 3.5/5 The restaurant where i had breakfast had some crabby people working Price was pretty steep i myself wouldn't of paid that much but the company covered the cost.

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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 your kind comments regarding the helpfulness of the front desk staff. I am so sorry you encountered breakfast staff that was not sociable. All staff members have certainly been made aware of how their demeanor appears to others. We are so appreciative of the "Four Star" rating. We welcome your return when in Ames....

Ankeny, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was bigger than I expected, loved the couch area in room. The staff was courteous and check in was exceptionally fast. The breakfast was good in the morning and kept stocked. Only minor issue was we hoped for a hot tub in the pool area, but the pool area was quite large and warm. We wished they would've...

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

Wow, we love hearing that your "expectations were exceeded" with a large room and a couch, courteous staff, good breakfast, and warm pool area. Thank you for the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Delano, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband travels a lot and most always stays at Holiday Inns. This was the first time the hotel called us on our way down to Ames to ask about upgrading us to a different room based on my husband's status! Unfortunately, they didn't have an room to upgrade us to with 2 beds, so we kept the original room...

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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 acknowledging the "awesome staff". I am so sorry about the lack of parking and the conditions you experienced. Obviously our goal is for each guest to have a pleasant stay. Please allow us another opportunity to serve you. Carol S General Manager

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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
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $153 - $271 (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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“I always take the top floor, to avoid people stomping above me, but this location seemed very quiet. Didn't hear a lot of hallway noise.”
 of 5 bubbles hbronson73, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“have a two room suite available”
 of 5 bubbles gjap, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed the first floor access.”
 of 5 bubbles 62kurtr, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to request a room on the top floor to avoid being woken up in the morning to people leaving the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 295cyndeeb, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The elevator is slow, so ask for a room either on the first floor or near the stairs on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles hopel38, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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