We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites

    2500 University Blvd., Ames, IA 50010-8621
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    Savings alert: 15% below average rate

    The price you found is 15% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$ 143/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$ 122
    US$ 122
    US$ 122
    Traveller (10)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Holiday Inn Express Ames
    675 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu
    413 reviews
    #4 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA
    397 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Sleep Inn & Suites Near ISU Campus
    118 reviews
    #5 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “yogurt bar” (6 reviews)
    “iowa state” (29 reviews)
    “ham” (12 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
    Special Offer: $10 GIFT CARD EVERY NIGHT
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Holiday Inn Express Ames
    675 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu
    413 reviews
    #4 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA
    397 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Sleep Inn & Suites Near ISU Campus
    118 reviews
    #5 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug7 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 121.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ames hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f4e00b7fe4c7459398b7b5f27685c510", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":234627,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79880084],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":121,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f4e00b7fe4c7459398b7b5f27685c510","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":123,"lowestMetaPrice":121,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":123,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":123,"lowestMetaPrice":121,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":123,"hotelName":"Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImY0ZTAwYjdmZTRjNzQ1OTM5OGI3YjVmMjc2ODVjNTEwIiwiQUlLIjoiOWY5OTIyMmNjM2RmNDIyNmE4OWQ2OTBkNGE5YTE4MjgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 121", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"53920215":"TravelocityEWS","79880084":"AgodaIB","109204180":"HotelsCom2IB","79414156":"CheapTicketsEWS","34376427":"Hotwire","39321199":"BookingCom","47550316":"BestWestern","78342048":"PricelineIB","78861726":"OrbitzEWS","32610492":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    Reviews (376)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
    See the most recent reviews

    11 - 15 of 374 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were here for a basketball tournament. Very convenient location. This hotel is very nice, clean and has very friendly staff. Nice, comfy beds! Slept better than usual for a hotel stay. The complimentary breakfast was a bonus! I would definitely stay here again!!!!

    Review collected in partnership with Best Western
    Thank 671danelled
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Very close to campus. Easy to navigate from hotel. Staff was very friendly and informative in all aspects of our trip. We were unfamiliar with the area and staff took the time to explain and show us a map of the area Excellent service

    Review collected in partnership with Best Western
    Thank N467DPpatrickg
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great Family Friendly Hotel. Took my daughter for college orientation. Check in and out was fast and friendly. Nice amenities - they have a pool and exercise room - especially when you traveled for two days.

    Review collected in partnership with Best Western
    Thank adrienneb709
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    It was all for the summer graduation day of my son. We reached Ames from Cyprus, Abu Dhabi and Guatemala (and, by the way, we are all Italians) hoping to find a decent place to rest after our long trips and not expecting anything more....More

    Thank GiacomoBert
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Excellent location to University and Football field. Excellent staff, breakfast and room. Would highly recommend. Second stay here and will return. Location is close to numerous restaurants and of course the infamous "Hickory Park Restaurant" is a must for any visit!!

    Review collected in partnership with Best Western
    Thank Sissysue56
    Holiday Inn Express Ames
    675 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu
    413 reviews
    #4 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA
    397 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    Sleep Inn & Suites Near ISU Campus
    118 reviews
    #5 of 20 hotels in Ames
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 109 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Ames
    • #3 Business Hotel in Ames
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 87
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Expedia, Best Western, Priceline, Hotwire, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Iowa >
    • Ames
    • Also Known As
    • Best Western Ames ,
    • Ames Best Western ,
    • Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites Ames, Iowa
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (10)
    Room & Suite (25)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (16)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
    Bathroom (3)
    Nearby
    Memorial House Hotel
    23 reviews
    2.67 km away
     
    GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames
    230 reviews
    2.39 km away
     
    Hilton Garden Inn Ames
    439 reviews
    3.88 km away
     
    Days Inn Ames
    356 reviews
    3.22 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Dublin Bay
    179 reviews
    2.15 km away
    Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza
    112 reviews
    2.33 km away
    The Mucky Duck Pub
    94 reviews
    2.44 km away
    Stomping Grounds
    93 reviews
    2.41 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Reiman Gardens
    256 reviews
    1.26 km away
    Iowa State University
    256 reviews
    3.00 km away
    Brunnier Art Museum
    21 reviews
    2.36 km away
    Furman Aquatic Center
    12 reviews
    4.04 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    yashen012
    6 June 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from sabastian69 | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the best western and ask them the minimum age i believe the person making the reservation needs to be 18.
    0
    Votes
    ddarsie
    19 May 2016|
    Answer
    Response from chuck29355 | Reviewed this property |
    If the weather is nice it is like 2 mile 15 minute walk. Ames now has uber and is about 6 bucks. I wouldn't choose a hotel in ames based on that. This hotel is likely the closest to isu I can think of though.
    0
    Votes
    Austin P
    16 January 2015|
    Answer
    Response from BWUniversityPark | Property representative |
    We allow pets to stay at our hotel. The main policy guests need to know in advance is that pets are not allowed to be left in a room unattended, so if you leave the room your pet must leave too. Pets are not allowed in our... More
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "I always ask for a room away from the elevators and ice machine/vending area."
    Read review
    "Rooms in the main wing, closer to the lobby are quieter in our experience."
    Read review
    "Exceptional staff"
    Read review
    "Try to get off the first floor on a busy college weekend. A little loud."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing