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Iowa House Hotel - Ames

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location - right next to campus. Great restaurants and bars within walking distance. It was a pleasure meeting the other guests at breakfast, which is lovely. All day snacks are great. The rooms are cute and comfortable. Will be back.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short but wonderful stay at Iowa House. I wish I could have stayed longer but this was a quick trip to visit relatives in Ames. The room was very comfortable and beautifully decorated, with all,the amenities I could ask for. Breakfasts were scrumptious and timely.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our recent Friday Saturday stay was our third staying at this great B and B. We have stayed in different rooms each time. All rooms are nicely done. The beds are very comfortable. Each room has a great shower and jetted tub arrangement. My wife and I enjoy the tasty breakfast served fresh when you are seated. The breakfast room... More 

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Bedford Hills, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the facilities at the Iowa house were clean and very sufficient, my experience was a little disturbing. I made the reservation for two nights for one person (other members of my family made their own reservations). I found after my first night's stay that my reservation had actually been made for two people for one night. When it came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a business trip last minute. My secretary booked me. I had a long day and a long drive. It was late when Mollie called and informed me there will be no one at front desk. She told me how to get in and I asked if it was possible if she could leave me a corkscrew. She left... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night during our annual trip to have pizza at GPSD. Nicely renovated old Frat House. Room was clean neat and cozy. Bed was super comfy!! We enjoyed setting out on the patio in the evening. Very nice hot breakfast was served fresh in the morning along with a continental option for those who wanted a quick get away.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Located very near "campus town" this former fraternity house has been refurbished into a lovely bed and breakfast. Rooms are spacious and well furnished. There is a little bit of awkwardness in the plumbing layout, but that is to be expected with such a significant remodel. The Ames House is perfect for people coming back to visit their alma mater!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My husband and I came to visit our son who is a student at Iowa State. Iowa House is very close to campus. It was convenient, nice and clean, and the breakfast was excellent. The room was spacious, the atmosphere was welcoming. It was nice to chat with fellow visitors at breakfast. Will definitely come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My son and I were in Ames overnight for orientation at ISU. Booked the Iowa House for proximity to campus and because we like to stay in "local" hotels versus chains, when possible. The Iowa House was great. Very welcoming and homey. We arrived later in the evening due to the day's orientation schedule and when we walked in, our... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Perfect location for Iowa State visit--Can easily walk to Iowa State if you want to--I loved the calm feel to this location. Bed so comfy and clean--Room spotless and beautiful. Breakfast in the morning delightful. I'll come back to this place on each of my visits to Iowa State if it is available. Sure wish it had availability for 2016... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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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 Ave, Ames, IA 50014-7300
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $106 - $161 (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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