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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know where to start other than to point out that a modern hotel is under construction within 100 yards. This hits is Dated. Dated. Dated. Hasn't changed one iota since the 70s. And if you have allergies Stay Away. Some type of construction In hotel triggered my allergies. Hotel Seems To be run by college students who try... More 

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Tecumseh, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent stop in Ames. The staff is unbelievably friendly and helpful. There is a nice indoor walkway to the attached conference centre. The rooms are large enough for two, close to a Holiday Inn type of decor and layout. There is a lovely walking trail nearby. You will not be disappointed staying here.

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Milwaukee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think the best part of our stay was comfortable beds and great service. However, this place is in need of wholesale renovation. They were working on a new lobby but it needs much more. Carpets were worn in hallways, elevators slow, carpet in our room had come apart at bathroom door and was duck taped. Door to bath had... More 

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Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gateway is OK for business trips. The rooms are clean and spacious. The bathrooms are clean and have shampoo and conditioner. No fridge or microwave in the rooms. The Wi-Fi is good, but the cell phone signal in the rooms is usually fairly dismal. I had one bar one my last trip, but have previously stayed in a room... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We've stayed at the Gateway before and enjoyed it. However, this time our room felt like a damp sponge. Even the bedding/sheets and floor were damp. It was miserable. Clothes spritzed the night before and hung up to straighten didn't dry out. Not sure I would come back. Also, no refrigerator in the room and there is a $5 per... More 

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Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed here for a convention in June. The staff went out of their way to accommodate the convention. Friendly at reservation, friendly at check in, and easily willing to accommodate a last-minute addition. Our room was clean, quiet, and comfortable. The pool was nice, clean, and warm. Parking was ample, close to our room, and free. Breakfast buffet (not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is Great. I,ve stay here numerous times and its always consistance. The bad reviews of this place does not concur. First of all CLEAN, soft pillows, good beds, indoor pool , sauna etc. This place is often run by Iowa state Students and they do a great Job. Well done.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a double queen room and it was a nice looking, large room, and clean. The beds were a bit hard, and that caused our hips to be a bit sore the next day. It was interesting where the coffee machine was placed. It looked good on its little counter, but there was no plug in anywhere at all... More 

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Saint Paul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Stayed on a Friday night. Very, very quiet. Executive king accommodation. Would have given 5 stars but two negatives. Coffee maker did not work. Desk chair vertical adjustment stuck at lowest level. Comfy bed. Two nice stuffed chairs for reading. Good lighting. Nice shower. Good computer and internet offering

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omaha, ne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Rooms were clean, parking was plentiful, but the place needs updating. The beds were comfortable and we appreciated the plentiful towels. Breakfast buffet was very pedestrian, what you would expect from a Hampton Inn. Apparently there was a pool, but it was under construction.I am sure during football season the place is packed, the location would be ideal.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center is a full service business hotel located in a beautiful natural setting near Iowa State University. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Center Hotel

Address: 2100 Green Hills Dr, US 30 & Elwood Drive, Ames, IA 50014-7898
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $107 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateway Center Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 187
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Also Known As:
Gateway Hotel Ames
Hotel Gateway Center
Gateway Center Hotel Ames, Iowa
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