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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a new hotel on University Blvd just south of Highway 30 and is next to the ISU Research Park (and associated companies and university teams in the park). It is also easy to go down University Blvd to access ISU's campus or sports facilities, Alumni Center, Stephens Auditorium, etc. The hotel itself can be seen from University Blvd...

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

Thank you for such a lovely review of our hotel and noting Lark's hospitality. Our location appears to have worked well for your stay. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating. Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to your return when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean hotel and the staff (Lark) at check in was friendly and professional. Hotel close to campus but it was busy there with a home football and All State music. Rooms were ok, walking into sink area and paying $180 doesn't seem to go together. High demand I guess.

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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 noting the cleanliness and Lark's friendliness and professionalism. Yes, special events in Ames do create a higher demand for rooms. Attending an event such as the All State Music Festival is very special for all the attendees as well as all of the very talented performers. We so appreciate the "Four Star" rating...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice room, Lark at the front desk was very helpful. I forgot my tooth brush and tooth paste. The was open and able to add that to my room. All the staff I seen where polite! The room is very comfortable. Thank you

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

Thank you for being our guest. Lark certainly receives many compliments for being helpful and hospitable, and we agree. All of our staff says "Thank you" for the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling with four legged friends to visit my son at Iowa State University, so I naturally called Holiday Inn to see what they had available. The folks online were helpful, but Johnathan made everything simple upon arrival. He corrected my discount as the folks online were unable to. He made the pet process simple. He directed me to...

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Algonquin, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here before and have been happy with my stays in general. My only advice would be to improve the equipment in the fitness room or better advertise that guests can go to Anytime Fitness free of charge.

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

We so appreciate you as our "regular guest". Thank you. We also appreciate your input on the fitness room. We do have a sign posted in the fitness room regarding "Anytime Fitness" access and locations. We will look forward to a return visit when you are in Ames. Thank you as well for the "Four Star" rating. It is so...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice hotel for a Holiday Inn! Great location by Iowa State. Nice reception area with a coffee bar. The room was clean and the beds were comfy. I was impressed with the generous size of the standard double queen room! The mini fridge is a good size with freezer. There is an in room microwave and Keurig coffee maker!...

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

Thank you for the lovely comments. We love hearing that you found a large, clean room, comfy beds, ample amenities and nice reception area and coffee bar. We certainly trust that our location, product and value will have you returning every time your travels bring you to Ames. Thank you for the "Four Star" rating. It is greatly appreciated. Carol...

Fort Madison, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay in Ames 1-2 times every month and have had some stays in other hotels not go well due to noise or accommodations. I will definitely be returning to the Holiday Inn Ames CC. Breakfast was delicious. Staff made me feel at home and very pleasant. Lark was top notch in getting me checked in quickly and explaining everything...

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

We certainly value your loyalty in returning to the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center, thank you. We love hearing that you feel at home and comfortable and breakfast was delicious. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating. Thank you for being our guest and we certainly look forward to your return. Carol S General Manager

Caledonia, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is well maintained and in good repair; the hotel staff was very cordial and friendly. The room was clean, nicely appointed, and well maintained - very acceptable mattress. The only downside was the restaurant breakfast. I arrived at about 0830 to a virtually empty and cold buffet. Not a huge deal but it keeps me from giving the...

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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 lovely comments regarding the hotel staff and property. I am so sorry that the breakfast in the restaurant was not adequate when you arrived. I have addressed your comments with the staff and they are committed to the service and quality one expects. We are so appreciative of the "Four Star" rating. Please...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to town for a business meeting and decided to stay at the Holiday Inn. From walking in the front door I was greeted and had all my questions handled by Lark who was working the front desk. When I got to my room I was impressed by the cleanliness and orderliness. I am happy with my decision to...

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

We totally love hearing that you were happy with your decision to stay with us. From your greeting by Lark to the cleanliness and orderliness of your guest room including your caption of "Great all around stay", we are so pleased. Thank you for being our guest. We are also most appreciative of the "Five Star" rating. Please visit us...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The location was very close to where I needed to be for work. The room overall was very nice and clean. Stayed for 2 nights. It was my first time at this hotel. I wish the breakfast was included instead of being extra. Overall, I would stay again. Lark at the front desk was very friendly for check in.

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

The caption of a "Nice Stay" and "Four Star" rating is so greatly appreciated. A clean room, close to work, noting Lark's friendly check -in and that overall you would stay again is exactly what we love to hear. We are so appreciative and thank you for being our guest. We will look forward to your next visit. Carol S...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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  • 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 50010-8624 (Formerly Comfort Suites)
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: ₹ 6,412 - ₹ 12,284 (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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“The suites are huge with 2 rooms”
 of 5 bubbles mrsnelsonplays, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Easy access to the university (especially the vet college, football stadium, etc.) and Highway 30 and only a minute from I-35.”
 of 5 bubbles Schmerko, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms seem to be easy to find. Quiet hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles tylerbY3530XZ, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor was great convenient to everything.”
 of 5 bubbles michaellefler, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Suite was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 726chuckh, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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