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Iowa House Hotel - Ames

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405 Hayward Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7300 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews fraternity house eggs benedict isu campus b bs spiral staircase private bathroom quiet street loft suite sound machine standard hotel great place to stay breakfast was delicious blueberries this past weekend two months campus visit a lot of noise
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasant employees, breakfast included yogurt, fresh fruit, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage; great way to start off....nicely sized room w comfortable bed... we paid extra for an adjoining bedroom so had lots of space. Only potential negatives...we were on the 3rd floor and no elevator, and...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

It is difficult to find a more convenient place relative to campus. The novelty of staying in a former fraternity house is fun. But don't worry, it is nothing like a typical frat-- it is clean, quiet, charming, comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and ample. On...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Made a prepaid reservation on July 25th. Today is Sept.6th and they leave me a voicemail to tell me they are overbooked and cancelled my reservation. I’m to believe it took them 1 1/2 months to figure out they are overbooked. Either they are grossly...More

Thank Mark L
Response from IowaHouse, General Manager at Iowa House Hotel - AmesResponded September 13, 2018

I apologize again for the mistakes made on our part, Mark. This is not something that can normally happen. We'd been undergoing a transfer to a new reservation software, and some of the reservations did not get transferred correctly when they moved all our data...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Iowa House has a fantastic location, cozy decor and other charming guests to mingle with. The only issue we had was that the mini-split air conditioner and the in room refrigerator made a lot of noise through out the night. Other than that the room...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

Although they were full up and was not able to stay here, I did drive by it and the community is very nice...college-oriented with lots of restaurants in the area. The gentleman I spoke with was very polite, patient and accommodating by recommending other places...More

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Situated in the "Campustown" area of Ames, the Iowa House is just three blocks south of the central campus of Iowa State University. Built in 1924 as the Delta Chi Fraternity House, it was transformed by a massive More 2008 renovation into a 15-room hotel meeting current health/safety standards and providing state-of-the-art amenities, spacious private baths, whirlpool tub and shower combinations, flat-screen TVs and complimentary high-speed internet. Included Iowa Country breakfast is served daily in the colorful dining room. Iowa House is popular for weekend getaways; ISU Parent visits; wedding groups; sorority, fraternity and family reunions; business meetings and small certification classes. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
$90 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Iowa House Hotel - Ames
Location
United States > Iowa > Ames
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Traveler (38)
Room & Suite (34)
Dining (7)
Business Center & Event Rooms (3)
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dinajohnson
June 28, 2017|
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Response from JOANNE S | Reviewed this property |
I think they will be able to accommodate you. Let them know in advance and ideas of what you would like to eat. They have a buffet of juice, coffee, tea, hot and cold cereal and pastries out. They also serve a hot... More
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Lisa A
August 26, 2016|
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Response from padrefosho | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any air fresheners.
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Aj G
June 19, 2014|
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Response from IowaHouse | Property representative |
We serve a chef's choice full breakfast daily - included in the rate. We do not serve any other meals except for daily coffee, ice water and snacks. We have three great breakfast chefs that cover the 7-day week on a... More
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"higher level floors"
williamrE6870OT
Mar 26, 2018
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"Book early, nice location to Iowa State University"
williamrE6870OT
Aug 8, 2017
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"some rooms have their own bathroom, some share. Staircases to all rooms ~ not sure if there are elevators!"
roxiz264
Jul 2, 2017
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"The rooms vary in size and price. I chose one of the less expensive rooms and it was perfectly comfortable"
williamf494
Mar 16, 2017
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