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BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

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#2 of 20 Hotels in Ames
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The hotel is very clean and beautifully furnished! The desk clerk was so friendly and seemed concerned with our visit to the ISU Veterinary Hospital. Loved the fact that we were not charged for early arrival, and even had a discount for staying there while in town for the Veterinary hospital. The same clerk was also there when we were...

1Thank Sue P
Keosauqua, Iowa
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Would definitely stay at this hotel again as it was very clean and comfortable. Bed was great. We were there for Iowa State Cyclone Men's Basketball game and this met our needs. We didn't try the continental breakfast as we like a big breakfast. The only thing was we were on 2nd floor so had to carry luggage up the...

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1Thank Sandrap49
Maple Creek
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Was in Ames watching our son play hockey (for Iowa State) and needed a nights room so I used my points and booked online. The BW points redeeming is seamless and I was able to get a family room so that was good. Everything a BW Plus says it has this place had. Pretty good continental breakfast, clean room, friendly...

1Thank Sean C
Atlantic, United States
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Every time I go to Ames for meetings I have been staying at the Best Western University Park Inn and Suites and never have had a bad experience. Great staff, clean inside and out and comfortable bed and pillows. Very good wifi service. Breakfast is good but I am not a picky eater.

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1Thank Scott S
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The staff were so friendly. There is a gas station in the hotel parking lot, which was super convenient. Jack Trice Stadium is just down the road from the property. They served a very nice breakfast buffet with plenty of options and the coffee was delish! Overall a great place to rest your head.

1Thank AMR621
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Our daughter is a VetMed student there in Ames. We have stayed at Best Western many times & have always had a great stay. We don't even think about staying anywhere else! The staff is always kind & helpful & knowledgeable. Everything is very clean & well-maintained.

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Thank JILL W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a good hotel close to Iowa State campus. There was plenty to choose from for breakfast. Kids were having fun in the pool and spa. The front desk people are professional and helpful. This hotel has 2 floors served by both elevators and a main stairway.

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Thank Judi H
Grand Island
Reviewed 3 February 2017

While this location was a few miles off our beaten path, it was easy to get to. Absolutely LOVED the breakfast/check-in area. The staff was more then helpful with anything we needed. We will stay here again!! Friendly staff and clean rooms is always great!!! Kudos to this Best Western! Also thank you to Emily at the Kelly Inn in...

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1Thank 216jolenes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We brought our son here to take a college tour of Iowa State, and the location and price were what we needed. Positives include, a clean, hotel and room, a very nice lounge area, decent breakfast (relative to other chain hotel breakfasts) and the staff was friendly and accommodating.

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Audubon, Iowa
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Would never stay here again, parking, awful, room small and not clean, bathtub would not drain, sidewalk uneven right outside door with a mat to try and cover it up, loud party in room next door til 2 am. As soon as you walk in an outside door the odor of the place hits you. In my top 5 worst...

2Thank ccweber2017
BWUniversityPark, Public Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Your experience does not sound like typical experience at our hotel and we would enjoy speaking with you to understand more about it. Please call the hotel and speak with a supervisor or manager so that we can follow up on this. Thank you.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $158 - $247 (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 PLUS University Park Inn & Suites Ames, Iowa
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“For a bit quieter stay, ask for a room NOT on the side with the gas station.”
captkirk17, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If your room is ##20 or up go around to the backside to park and use the entrance on that side.”
sabastian69, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“From Room 201 you can hear the indoor pool, which can be annoying.”
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.”
verny1, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The suites are newly remodled and very comfortable and affordable”
392jerryl, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
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