Ames, Iowa is within easy reach of Des Moines, IA and is best known as the home of Iowa State University. The renowned science and technology programs make it a leading destination for conferences and study. With our hotel in Ames, Iowa conveniently located near ISU campus the city also boasts a lively cultural scene, incorporating art galleries, a Carnegie library, and music venues. The ISU Cyclones sports teams attract football, basketball and volleyball fans to a range of conference games.

After hotel guests grab a GrandStart® Breakfast in the lobby, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the many nearby woodland parks and over 55 miles of hiking and biking trails. And golfers will find our hotel perfectly situated less than half mile from Coldwater Golf Links. Our Ames, Iowa hotel gives you easy access to everything our beautiful city has to offer. 

(0.4 miles) Cinemark Movies 12

(2.3 miles) Brunnier Art Museum

(2.6 miles) Reiman Gardens

(3.3 miles) Farm House Museum

(3.5 miles) Furman Aquatic Center

(3.5 miles) Ames Municipal Band

(14.4 miles) Grand Opera House

(16.4 miles) Story City Antique Carousel

(17.8 miles) Ledges State Park

(18.8 miles) Iowa Arboretum

(33.3 miles) Iowa State Fair

(34.0 miles) Lake Red Rock

Lake Red Rock, also referred to as Red Rock Reservoir is a reservoir formed by Red Rock Dam on the Des Moines River, about 41 miles southeast of the city of Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.. The dam was completed in 1969 as a Flood control project by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, creating the largest lake in Iowa

(69.8 miles) Knoxville Raceway

Knoxville Raceway is a semi-banked 1/2 mile dirt oval raceway located at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa, United States. Races at the "Sprint Car Capital of the World" are held on Saturday nights from April through September each year.

(84.3 miles) Tassel Ridge Winery

Iowa's leading winery and vineyard & makers of red wines, white wines, sweet wines, dry wines & award-winning Iowa wines.

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Hotel Info

GrandStay® Ames
1606 South Kellogg Avenue
Ames, IA 50010 Map it
Reservations: 855.455.7829
Front Desk: 515.232.8363
Check In:
3:00 pm
Check Out:
11:00 am
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