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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Clean place and the staff is friendly. I arrived at about 10:30 and Jonathan was very helpful. He knowledged my IHG® membership and my Spire status. Comfortable and clean room including the Keurig coffee maker.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you so much your caption of "Nice Facility". Hearing that Jonathon was very helpful and you found your room comfortable and clean is wonderful for our staff to hear. We thank you so much for your IHG membership & loyalty and for the "Four Star" rating. We expect to see you the next time you visit Ames. Carol S...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hazy was great help even though she was on crutches, great attitude, and she recommended places to eat! The room was reasonably sized and right next to campus where I was doing some work. Overall, great experience.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

An "Overall Great Experience" is exactly what we love to hear. We agree that Hazy is very helpful and has a lovely attitude. We're trusting that our location with a reasonably sized room is a certainty for you when you return to Ames. Thank you so much for the "Five Star" rating which is so appreciated. Carol S General Manager

Sequim, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Iowa State University in room 201. This location has lots of ISU students in various positions and they all provide excellent customer service and seem to enjoy their jobs. Reserved the room online and received the lowest rate. I declined room service and received 500 points from Holiday Inn which...

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. We so appreciate your kind comments but most importantly is that you enjoyed your room and amenities which brought about a good stay. We also are most appreciative of the "Four Star" rating. Please do visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean room, fast service at check out, room is two people size not much more. Has a refrigerator and microwave and Keurig coffee maker (a handy thing). Not real big on the sink right as I walk in the door. Nice 40 inch flat screen TV.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you for noting your clean room, check out service and the amenities in the room. We so appreciate you as our guest and thank you so very much your kind comments and the lovely "Five Star" rating. Please do visit us again when you return to Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access off highway. Very nice room. Hotel upgraded my room to a two room suite. Very friendly staff. Hotel nicely furnish with a good appearance inside and out. Good food menu breakfast and dinner along with a kids menu.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

It is so good to hear of your experience at the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center with your upgraded two room suite, friendly staff and good food offered with the breakfast and dinner menu. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating. We look forward to a return visit when your travels return you to Ames. Carol S General Manager

West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty much your typical Holiday Inn. I have stayed here several times over the past few years. Good location. The hotel is getting a little older and could use a remodel soon. Having said that it is still clean and comfortable. The staff is always helpful and willing to accommodate. The restaurant will do in a pinch but not really...

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your loyalty to the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center. We appreciate knowing that we provide a clean, comfortable room with a helpful and accommodating staff. Please do visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to get two rooms in close proximity for family members in town for a funeral. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. The staff was very accomodating and friendly. It helped to make an unpleasant experience a more pleasant one. Thank you.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

We are very grateful that we were able to provide clean comfortable rooms for your family members with a pleasant and accommodating staff during this difficult time for you. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating. Thank you. Carol S General Manager

Winnebago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NOTE: We did not eat at the restaurant. Room was quiet, everything was clean, shower/sink worked fine. TV, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker in room. Bed firm but not hard. Very nice mid-level hotel. Easy access to ISU, just a five minute (or less) drive up University Avenue to the stadium or Hilton Coliseum. Friendly staff.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for noting the friendly staff, the clean room and the features of the room that you enjoyed. We love hearing that our location was also very convenient for your stay. Thank you for the "Four Star" rating. We welcome your return when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room while not what i would call spectacular, had comfy beds and all the plumbing worked. I was especially happy that the room heater was quiet since most hotel room heaters are clunky and loud. Checking in and out was a breeze and the hotel was very clean

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on a "very nice hotel" and a "Five Star" rating. It is so greatly appreciated. Knowing that you found the beds comfy and the room very clean is what we love to hear. Please do visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Iowa
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Hotel staff were very friendly and accommodating. My room was a spacious suite, with a separate bedroom; kitchenette area with sink, microwave and frig; and living room area with TV, pullout sofa, easy chair and whirlpool tub. Bed was comfy. I would happily stay here again! My business meetings were in the same hotel, which was very convenient.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

We love hearing of your "Comfortable Stay" in the spacious suite. Rating the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center with "Five Stars" and the recommendation of "I would happily stay here again!" is what we strive to achieve. Thank you so very much. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ames Conference Center hotel is close to Iowa State University! Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center ISU is located just off Hwy 30 and 5 miles from I-35. We are two miles from the Iowa State University campus and convenient to the area's biggest attractions. Our hotel is close to many major businesses. The ISU Research Park, IA DOT Headquarters and USDA/NVSL are just a short drive away. The Hilton Coliseum, Stephens Auditorium, Fisher Theater, and Scheman Building are only one mile from our Ames accommodations. Syngenta, 3M and Sauer-Danfoss are also nearby. We offer three meeting rooms with seating for up to 450 guests. We are close to ISU s campus, which makes it easy to visit a student, attend a sporting event or just enjoy the beautiful campus. Our Ames hotel is within a mile of Jack Trice Stadium, Reiman Gardens and Coldwater Golf Links. Leisure travelers will find many attractions near our hotel. Downtown Ames offers dining, shopping and entertainment - it's a great place to spend a day. The Iowa Arboretum and Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad are less than a half-hour away. Guests of our hotel in Ames are sure to enjoy our deluxe amenities. You can dine at our full-service restaurant, the Cardinal Cafe, hold an event in one of our flexible meeting rooms, or simply relax in the indoor pool. Visit the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center - ISU and see what this Ames area hotel has to offer you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

Address: 2609 University Blvd, Ames, IA 50010 (Formerly Comfort Suites)
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $148 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Holiday Inn Ames Hotel Ames
Ames Holiday Inn
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#2 Business Hotel in Ames
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“Rooms with hide-a-beds offer a couch and an extra bed if needed.”
 of 5 bubbles ronvoyage, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The suites are huge with 2 rooms”
 of 5 bubbles mrsnelsonplays, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Easy access to the university (especially the vet college, football stadium, etc.) and Highway 30 and only a minute from I-35.”
 of 5 bubbles Schmerko, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms seem to be easy to find. Quiet hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles tylerbY3530XZ, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor was great convenient to everything.”
 of 5 bubbles michaellefler, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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