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Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Suite 301, it has a loft. 2 televisions. Lovely and great location. We didn't eat but breakfast smelled good. No tub, fyi. Fine, for 3 of us. Very helpful staff. Good parking. We would stay again.

Thank connie C
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Considering this is an older hotel on campus it's fair to rate average with the price we did get to stay. Staff was mostly the university students, water was warm, bed was comfy and newer looking, a/c worked, toilet flushes, and it's on campus. It's not the 4/5 star you want it to be but it was good for the...

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I booked a room here because I had a work trip to ISU. For travelers visiting the university, this is a great location as it is right on campus. The room itself is very small and is quite a throwback (e.g., a 2-faucet sink --one for hot and one for cold water). Definitely nothing fancy but for $80++ per night,...

Thank MG D
Weston, Florida
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Such a disappointment. Really tried hard to like this place since I stayed here when I went to school here, but it was just an awful experience. A university which has a Hotel and Restaurant management program, should try to apply at least some of knowledge here. Staff working the desk were very pleasant but helpless to fix issues. During...

Thank ruhroh4
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place has so much going for it that I tried my very best to love staying there. The many good things, as mentioned in other reviews: location. This is such a prime spot to so many things on campus. We were in town for a track meet and it was a pleasant 10 minute walk from our room to...

1Thank Katie K
Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Right on campus, with adjoining parking ramp, free parking for guests. The lobby is on the second floor of the Memorial Union, with guest rooms on the 2 top floors. Access to the guest rooms requires a key for the elevator, so the space feels very secure. We had 2 rooms, mine facing the street and the other facing the...

Thank Solotravel-lover
Deerfield, Illinois
Reviewed May 4, 2015

Start off by realizing that this is a very old hotel located within the Union on the Iowa State campus. Knowing that, we were quite pleased with our room and the staff. We booked one of the "suites" which was perfect. Soaring ceilings. Great view of the main campus and bell tower. Spacious. Two full-sized beds, which works better for...

Thank swizzlecomm
Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed April 21, 2015

Just brought back some memories staying at the MU hotel. There is NOTHING this close to the campus, AND your parking is validated for the entire stay. The rooms are modest and haven't been updated in some time (although they've added flat screen TVs since my undergrad days, albeit small ones), but it was everything we needed and cheap (~$80)....

1Thank ap4iowast
Moline, Illinois
Reviewed March 8, 2015

The MU hotel is right on campus. Great location when visiting a student. Walking distance to everything on campus and campus town (pubs and restaraunts). Free parking in the ramp (with validation). Free breakfast and very good. Now the other stuff. Room is "historic" which means small. Needs updating. Mismatched furniture, paint peeling from window casement. It was nice to...

Thank cwrich
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed June 20, 2014

This hotel is on the campus of Iowa State University, and is very convenient if you have university business. The building is quite old, and some of the fixtures such as the antique doorknobs, and tile in the bathroom are charming. Another positive is that the front desk staff is extremely friendly and helpful. However, the following inconveniences led me...

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Address: 2229 Lincoln Way, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50014-7163
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Number of rooms: 55
Also Known As:
Memorial House Hotel Ames, Iowa
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“There are 2 sides -- choose away from the Campanilla. That is the university's bell tower that rings every 15 minutes!!”
 of 5 bubbles 298mgd, Oct 15, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room that faces campus, not Lincoln Ave. The view is beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles swizzlecomm, May 4, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a clock tower view.”
 of 5 bubbles Chordeiles, Jun 20, 2014 | Read review
“Stay away from the elevators - very loud”
 of 5 bubbles mfjayhawk, Jun 10, 2014 | Read review
“Request a room away from the elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles JoshuaClements, Mar 4, 2014 | Read review
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