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BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites

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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,...

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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BWUniversityPark, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS University Park Inn & Suites, responded to this review

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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Thank Mart C
San Antonio TX
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Everything about this Motel is quality and beauty. I tried very hard to find something that could have been better, but could not find a thing. I look forward to returning during my next visit to Iowa.

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1Thank Steven P
victorville, United States
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Excellent, friendly staff, comfortable, breakfast was perfect for a get you up and running breakfast. wish the eggs werent instant eggs and that sausage or ham werent the only two choices,,,throw some bacon in there and ill rate amazing. still though great prices for an excellent hotel.

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Thank Wendy S
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the trendy decor inside this hotel. I actually took a couple of pictures for my own decorating inspiration. The room had been recently updated and was very comfortable. The upstairs hallway was under renovation and was the only sign of a previously dated hotel. Located near ISU and just off of Hwy 30, the location...

Thank Jen K
Winchendon, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Not only was the place exceptionally clean but even though it is near a major highway, my room was nice and quiet. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful with any questions I may have had. They were this way with everyone that came through the doors. I really wish I had tried the breakfast but needed to be over...

Thank Mary M
Iowa City, IA, United States
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The purpose of my trip doesn't fit into the boxes I'm supposed to check below. I was in Ames to take my very sick dog to the Iowa State veterinary hospital, and this is the closest hotel to that hospital that not only permits pets, but offers a discount. I found the kindness and compassion of the staff very touching...

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Thank Gerhild K
Ballwin, United States
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I stay at this hotel every time I visit Ames for business - 4 stays in the last two months. It is very easy to get to and convenient to highway, Iowa State, and multiple eating options. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I've made use of both the business center and the fitness center. The rooms are very...

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Thank Marcia W
Diagonal, United States
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Would not hesitate to stay here a million times! The staff were wonderful. Breakfast was hot and delicious! Rooms were clean and beautiful. Was not able to use the pool or hot tub but they looked inviting.

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Thank Sara D

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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
Things to do
  • 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: $141 - $254 (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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Ames Best Western
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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 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”
 of 5 bubbles 392jerryl, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
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