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Iowa House Hotel - Ames

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been traveling on business for over 30 years. Never have I experienced the hospitality, and comfort on the road as I did at Iowa House Ames. Monty and Tana (owners) and the staff were wonderful. The rooms were very nice. I don't know what they do with their beds, I suspect it has something to do with mattress...

Thank William F
Holmen, Wisconsin
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Love staying at the Iowa House when visiting the kids at ISU. Wonderful accommodations and conveniently close to campus. Great snacks avaliable all the time and a wonderful breakfast and awesome coffee. Also, the large lower area with big screen tv is great to have when the kids come over to visit with us.

Thank petitepaw
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

It was so inviting and beautiful. I slept great and enjoyed a good quiet night. We then woke up to a nice breakfast and spread of food. The chef was so nice. Everything about this place was great. I highly recommend staying here vs. a corporate hotel. I can't wait to come back in the fall.

Thank Nicole H
Naples, Florida
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Excellent place to stay, very close to the ISU campus. Our son attends ISU now and our daughter will soon be a Cyclone too! Took my husband and I back to the days we were students at ISU. We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast and talking with other ISU parents.

Thank mphuds0n
Colgate, Wisconsin
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean with a homey atmosphere. There was an excellent breakfast with chef on site. This bed and breakfast was right by Iowa state campus. All and all a wonderful experience. Will definitely stay there again !

Thank jeffandlisa2015
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Prefect for a parent or family visit to Iowa State for a campus visit or orientation. It is close to Campustown and Campus. If you have children at the Iowa state or are planning to attend this is a great place to get an overall feel for the college and the surrounding town.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Thanks to the staff at Iowa House for a great stay - all were so welcoming and accommodating. I had time-sensitive work to get done and my room was perfect for the task: spacious, quiet, and welcoming. The staff were delightful and the breakfast scrumptious. The common spaces - and the rooms - were gorgeously appointed...I would come back in...

Thank hutchitina
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Fabulous hospitality, we felt very very welcome. Rooms, including the public spaces, were very comfortable, wonderfully decorated and well appointed. Bed was very nice. Breakfast was tasty and enjoyable. Location (for Iowa State visit) could not be more ideal. We will stay again if we end up with an ISU student or find ourselves visiting Ames. Thank you!

Thank therealcarolyn
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay if you're visiting your child at Iowa State. Comfortable living room in the refurbished historic frat house where people hung out all evening chatting and BYOB. Snacks provided. Nice Room to stay in.. Great breakfast where you can chat with fellow guests. It's within walking distance to campus and Campus town. We've been here before and...

Thank GOPHER41
Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Last week we were on our way to a seminary class reunion in St. Paul, Minnesota and did not want to drive it in one day. We enjoy staying in bed and breakfast location's and saw this one on line. We were so pleased when we arrived with the facility. It was very clean, our room was in great shape...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iowa House Hotel - Ames

Address: 405 Hayward Avenue, Ames, IA 50014
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $125 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Iowa House Hotel - Ames 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The rooms vary in size and price. I chose one of the less expensive rooms and it was perfectly comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles williamf494, 1 week ago | Read review
“Best Breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles Tmagee2003, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Each room is unique so ask for what would be ideal. The staff more than accommodated my request for a quiet space and large desk.”
 of 5 bubbles hutchitina, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the top floor, in a corner room, and the views from the window were beautiful! Very quiet place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Bjtravel2014, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
“Room 303 has a loft.”
 of 5 bubbles boatdrinks1, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
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