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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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Redwood Falls, Minnesota
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31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here one night for a business training at nearby ISU. Front desk staff was very personable and helpful. Lark helped me out with all my front desk needs. Room was very nice and well maintained. I'd definitely stay here again!!!

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was visiting Nevada, IA. This location is very convienent. I like staying here because it has a restaurant and there are not a lot of other restaurants to choose from, and you have to drive to them.

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Thank mgallagher02
Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you so much for selecting the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center when visiting in Nevada. Yes, the restaurant on the property which is open for breakfast and dinner/bar in the evening is very handy. We so appreciate the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames or visiting Nevada. Carol S General Manager More 

Harvard, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have spent many nights in this hotel. The staff is always very kind and friendly and the fact that I can bring my pet with us is a HUGE selling point. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the grounds are clean. and the fridges always work, not always the case in the hotel. The price is always competitive.

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Thank cabras75
Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

We thank you so very much for your caption of "another great stay" and for being such a loyal guest with us. A kind, friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms, and a competitive price is always good to hear. Thank you for the "Five Star" rating. It is greatly appreciated. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General... More 

Battle Lake, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location to Iowa State was awesome, as that is where we were headed, for a game. Staff was wonderful and our stay was pleasant. Breakfast is not included and we slept too late to take advantage of the restaurant, for breakfast.

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Thank marso6
Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

It is wonderful to hear our location suited your needs so well. A pleasant stay with wonderful staff while attending an ISU Women's Basketball Game, doesn't get much better than that. Thank you for being our guest and for the "Five Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames and enjoy our breakfast and dinner/bar offerings. Carol S General... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel staff was friendly. My room was clean and comfortable. There is a restaurant and bar on site. My room was spacious and clean. The hotel is located within a few minutes of many other restaurants and shopping. Hotel location is easy to find and access just off of highway 30.

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

Thank you for being our guest and for noting your very clean and spacious room. Our hotel staff strives to be "the best" and are most appreciative of your "Five Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

Iowa
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a new hotel on University Blvd just south of Highway 30 and is next to the ISU Research Park (and associated companies and university teams in the park). It is also easy to go down University Blvd to access ISU's campus or sports facilities, Alumni Center, Stephens Auditorium, etc. The hotel itself can be seen from University Blvd... More 

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

Thank you for such a lovely review of our hotel and noting Lark's hospitality. Our location appears to have worked well for your stay. We so appreciate the "Five Star" rating. Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to your return when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean hotel and the staff (Lark) at check in was friendly and professional. Hotel close to campus but it was busy there with a home football and All State music. Rooms were ok, walking into sink area and paying $180 doesn't seem to go together. High demand I guess.

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

Thank you for your very kind comments noting the cleanliness and Lark's friendliness and professionalism. Yes, special events in Ames do create a higher demand for rooms. Attending an event such as the All State Music Festival is very special for all the attendees as well as all of the very talented performers. We so appreciate the "Four Star" rating... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice room, Lark at the front desk was very helpful. I forgot my tooth brush and tooth paste. The was open and able to add that to my room. All the staff I seen where polite! The room is very comfortable. Thank you

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Thank tonyg4477
Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. Lark certainly receives many compliments for being helpful and hospitable, and we agree. All of our staff says "Thank you" for the "Four Star" rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling with four legged friends to visit my son at Iowa State University, so I naturally called Holiday Inn to see what they had available. The folks online were helpful, but Johnathan made everything simple upon arrival. He corrected my discount as the folks online were unable to. He made the pet process simple. He directed me to... More 

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Algonquin, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here before and have been happy with my stays in general. My only advice would be to improve the equipment in the fitness room or better advertise that guests can go to Anytime Fitness free of charge.

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

We so appreciate you as our "regular guest". Thank you. We also appreciate your input on the fitness room. We do have a sign posted in the fitness room regarding "Anytime Fitness" access and locations. We will look forward to a return visit when you are in Ames. Thank you as well for the "Four Star" rating. It is so... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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 - $269 (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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#2 Business Hotel in Ames
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“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
“Suite was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 726chuckh, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our corner room suite had a 'view' of a wall, but it was quiet and had good light.”
 of 5 bubbles jeannes_belle, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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