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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ansonia, Connecticut
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at the Iowa House was only one night, but it was wonderful! After an 18 hour drive from Texas, our bed was calling to us and it was quite comfortable. The room was nice as well. The living room was cozy with a warm fire burning. Great place to read a book by the fire, which I did.... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place! Not typical bed and breakfast. Much more comfortable and private. Rooms nice. Location is perfect close to downtown. Breakfast is an actually hot meal prepared when you show up for breakfast in the morning. Staff was friendly. Rooms clean and comfortable. Will definitely return!

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Ames, Iowa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The staffs were very friendly ,rooms were relatively big and cozy.Basically things that you need,just ask for it and likely there isn't any problems with that.For breakfast this isn't the typical buffet style breakfast where you can request what type of meal you would like. For that price and service i would give a 4.5 stars.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

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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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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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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