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Address: Ames, IA 50011
Phone Number: 515-294-4111

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Business trip.

Not sure how I review a University for a short business trip... It was nice to actually have a parking spot where I was going to, which is unusual for most reviews. Easy to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Not sure how I review a University for a short business trip... It was nice to actually have a parking spot where I was going to, which is unusual for most reviews. Easy to get in and out of and nice scenery around the football stadium.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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104 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A recent trip to Ames included a stroll through campus and I was so impressed. The buildings are gorgeous and the landscaping is just lovely. We wandered for at least an hour and enjoyed the bells ringing in the background the whole time.

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Malvern, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our meeting was at Scheman Hall on campus. It's a great place to hold large conferences and the food is always very good.

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Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Campus was beautiful, and the people are so friendly and welcoming. There are many updated, modern buildings, but also some very classic, beautiful old buildings.

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Harlan, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The grounds are so beautiful, even though it is winter, I had a meeting at one of the buildings. I have been there several times. Love the old bowling alley in the basement of the Memorial Union.

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Ames, Iowa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am bias toward Iowa State, I am an alumnus and a big fan. Iowa State has great programs and provides a quality education in many area. If you are looking for a great education in Engineering, Agriculture, or Sciences, Iowa State is a great place with a small town feeling.

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Elkader, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great place for a basketball game. We had a great time and enjoyed the game. Not real hard to get back to the interstate afterwards.

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Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The number one university in Iowa, great campus, easy to get around, and great people!! The Memorial Union on Lincolnway is a great place for first time visitors to park and get a feel for the university and start your exploration and visit.

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Wallkill, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The campus is nice to walk around, on, and through. Many old buildings, still functioning, as well as a cool old clock bell tower. Definitely check that out! Stop and visit if you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great school to attend for academics. They have a great athletics program as well. The gymnastics team is great!

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