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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stayed here recently when visiting Iowa for the first time for a family reunion. It was absolutely lovely. The bed was stacked with pillows and very comfortable, the temperature stayed within a pleasant range in the room, the whirlpool tub was relaxing, and breakfast was delicious! Many of the fixtures were updated and high-end, which I hadn't expected. All... More

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La Crescent, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had a very nice stay here August of 2014. Lovely breakfast served, and they were willing to accommodate various breakfast requests from other guests. (Would have liked to see some de-caf coffee offered on the breakfast table). Rooms were clean, beautifully decorated and some rooms on the third floor had interesting lofts. The main living room was great for gathering... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Experienced a wonderful stay with friendly, helpful staff. Quaint feel, very homey, close to Iowa State campus. Clean rooms with modern amenities, had the pleasure of staying close to Christmas so it was decorated in a very tastefull decor. Would stay here at the next opportunity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you are traveling on business or pleasure and need a place to stay in Ames Iowa, you need to contact Monte Parrish at the Iowa House. The entire experience was excellent. Great room, nice people and a wonderful breakfast.

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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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