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GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames

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#6 of 20 Hotels in Ames
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick weekend trip to Iowa required one night hotel stay. My family had stayed at Grandstay in Stillwater MN and had a great experience so we tried this location. I can tell you that this will be my go to hotel whenever I stay in Ames. Super friendly staff! The hotel was immaculate. Room was great - beds were...

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the GrandStay in Ames with others. We appreciate your positive comments regarding our beds and the staff. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Ames! P.S. Are you a Grand Returns Member? For every dollar you spend you get 10 points, and with 10,000 points you can...

St. Paul, United States
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very comfortable beds. Close to Iowa State campus. Excellent value. I paid the lowest price that I ever have paid for a room this size. The set up of the two bedroom suite was perfect and allowed for plenty of privacy. The room could have slept 6. There were 3 TVs. Old Chicago, which could accommodate our gluten free allergy...

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Thank you for sharing your experience at GrandStay with others. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the set up of the Two Bedroom Suite as well as the convenience of having the Old Chicago restaurant next door! We hope to see you again soon, especially if your son or daughter decides to become an Iowa State Cyclone! Best regards,...

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been staying at this hotel for 3 months now. I have 4 more months to go. The rooms are great, but the breakfast needs attention. In the last 3 weeks, a form of eggs has been served 95% of the time. IM SICK OF EGGS! The other item that bothers me is getting up at 6am to come...

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding our breakfast options. Although we do change up our main breakfast entrée daily, I see exactly what you mean that we have had an egg option -- scrambled eggs, egg patty, Denver scramble, or omelet -- quite often these past few weeks. Have you tried making a breakfast sandwich when we have egg patties...

Godfrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very friendly and prompt in checking us in and out. We were very pleased with the service. Having a kitchen was very handy. We appreciated having the sitting room with the couch and chair. We will look for a Grand Stay hotel whenever we are traveling, especially with grandchildren.

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at GrandStay with others. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you stay with us again the next time your travels bring you to Ames! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Eagan, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked our room a year in advance for graduation and the hotel even honored the AAA rate for this weekend which was great. Our room was near the lobby but it wasnt noisy at all. The extra room is always great as well as having a full sized refridgerator!!

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Batavia, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GrandStay provided a wonderful option for our family traveling with three generations to pick up our son at Iowa State. We stayed in a two-bedroom suite to give everyone privacy and it worked out perfectly. The breakfast was included (though standard fare) and provided us with sometime quick and easy to power through the day. The property was clean and...

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at GrandStay with others. We are so pleased that the Two Bedroom Suite worked well for your needs. We hope we see you again the next time your travels bring you to Ames and Iowa State University! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Mchenry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to Ames for 7 years. We had two of our children graduate from IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY and this hotel is by far the most comfortable for our family. We booked 2 rooms for the December graduation after our some comes home from NewZealand.

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It has truly been a pleasure to be your "home away from home" when you visited your children at Iowa State University for the past seven years. We look forward to seeing you in December! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Portage, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a fantastic and helpful front desk crew, clean and spacious rooms, as well as a great breakfast spread, GrandStay is a win for us and we will definitely stay here again the next time we're in Ames!

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Big Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This was a very nice hotel in an excellent location when looking for a place in the Ames, Iowa area. We had a one bedroom suite which was very comfortable for my son and I. The couch inn the living room folded out to a nice bed. The breakfast was yummy!

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Montgomery City, Missouri
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a great place to stay while in Ames. Staff is great and very friendly and hotel is clean and breakfast selection is very good. Have stayed before and will stay again in the future. There is always fresh coffee in the lobby.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at GrandStay Hotel & Suites with others. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay -- and especially the fresh coffee that is available in the lobby 24 hours a day! We certainly look forward to seeing you again the next time your travels bring you to Ames!...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
EXTENDED-STAY, FAMILY & EXECUTIVE SUITES HOTELGRANDSTAY AMES, IOWA. GrandStay(R) Residential Suites Hotel in Ames, Iowa offers spacious family and executive suites. Conveniently located off Interstate 35 at the corner of Duff Ave and Hwy 30, our Iowa hotel offers all the comforts of home with complimentary Grand Start Breakfast™, high-speed Internet, and fully equipped kitchens in every suite. In the heart of the Midwest and Iowa, Ames is the source for tradition, discovery, diversity and of course the Cyclones. Enjoy 33 woodland parks, hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails or do what we do best and cheer for the best college teams in the nation! With a variety of Studio, One & Two Bedroom suites, with nightly, weekly and monthly extended-stay suites and accommodations available, our Ames, Iowa hotel is perfect no matter your needs. Enjoy the best of Ames and the all comforts of home when you stay in our luxurious business and family hotel. Reserve your hotel suite today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames

Address: 1606 S Kellogg Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8000
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $154 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
Grandstay Residential Hotel Ames
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames Iowa
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Ames
#6 Family Hotel in Ames
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“We had a room with a kitchenette. Very spacious.”
shannonj569, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a suite to allow more privacy”
barbarafY7914NF, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want to hear everything (and I mean everything) then stay on the top floor”
samanthaf432, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“last room at end of hall is quiet”
BDKBS, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage suggest a ground floor room as the elevator is a bit slow. The staircases on the end lead directly to the parking lot and the central staircase opens up into the lobby area.”
Schmerko, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
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