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Iowa House Hotel - Ames

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   405 Hayward Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
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Ranked #1 of 4 Ames B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the larger B & B I have stayed in. It is still quaint with quits all over the place and nice older, yet still functional furnishings. The bathroom was large and had an oversized whirlpool tub and shower. The internet worked great (for a change when it comes to hotels). The bed was really comfortable. The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Iowa House over Thanksgiving Weekend 2014 in room #206. The B&B itself is cute, the staff was friendly and able to get us an early check in, and the breakfast was great. Iowa House is in a great location and you can easily walk to restaurants and coffee shops. We encountered two issues... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a cozy and inviting place, lovingly decorated and maintained, and a bargain to boot; it would set you back two or three times the going rate if it were located in any place other than Ames. We were there recently for a loved one's memorial celebration, and the inn, and its common areas, including fireplace and over-stuffed chairs,... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

On the plus side, nicely-sized rooms with wifi and a breakfast during the week that starts early enough (7AM) for a business traveler. Very friendly check-in staff, and awesome baked goods and lovely breakfast. On the down side, I stayed in room 101, which is apparently located above the Innkeeper's quarters. I never met him, but boy could I hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Convenient location, ample parking, friendly staff, plenty of tasty and attractive food, comfortable bed, large room, attractively priced, places to meet and chat with other guests, and a whirlpool tub to boot. Couldn't ask for more in a bed and breakfast establishment.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was a wonderful find. I travel to Ames once a year for work and am so tired of staying in those, "box" hotels. The breakfast provided was lovely and Svedlana, the cook was the sweetest woman. I felt like I was among friends, I will not stay anywhere else while in Ames.

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Naperville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Not a big fan of B&B's, but all hotels were sold out (or over $200) for the Iowa State vs Baylor football game. So by default, we booked this B&B and it was AWESOME! Makes me rethink my aversion to B&B's. #1. It was very CLEAN. The rooms. The eating area. The common areas. #2. Super convenient to campus. And... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The room was beautiful, clean, and very comfortable. Not a super friendly check in person but everything else was great. Easy access to college. Remember to pick up snacks and ice before you go as there are no vending machines. The breakfast in the morning was fantastic!

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Clean and comfortable. Great breakfast. Great location....5 minute walk to the music building where I had rehearsals for an event in July. Coffee, tea and treats were available all day...nice presentation. There are several areas to read or visit, all large enough to keep to yourself if you like, including the living room, patio and porch. If you like to... More 

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LaCrosse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stay here whenever we're in town to visit our boys at ISU. We've learned that for the same price that the local chain hotels charge, you are staying in a lovely, comfortable room with modern amenities AND a delicious breakfast in the morning. The bedding is cozy and comfortable, whirlpool bath relaxing after a long day of move-in at... More 

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Address: 405 Hayward Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Iowa House Hotel - Ames 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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