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. 

(0.1 miles) Fuji Steak House

Fuji Japanese Steak House Hibachi & Sushi bar is located in our campus strip center next to the Hotel. Dine in as a party of two or a group and experience a great show on the hibachi grill. Happy Hour and daily specials. To contact please call: 515.232.8383.

(0.1 miles) Old Chicago

Old Chicago is connected to the hotel with access from inside. It is a great family restaurant. It has a variety of different pizzas, pasta, calzones, sandwiches, appetizers and desserts. It is also part of the World Beer Tour allowing customers to choose from 110 different types of beer. To contact please call: 515.232.6900.

(0.2 miles) The Mongolian Buffet

Enjoy a wonderful selection of American & Asian food at the Mongolian Buffet & Grill. They are located next to our campus strip center near the Hotel. To contact please call: 515.233.5252.

(0.2 miles) Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza

Located within walking distance and connected to our campus strip center, Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza is pizza unlike any other. From the original Pepperoni and Sausage to Margherita or Prosciutto. Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza will surely make your mouth water for more. To contact please call: 515.233.7183.

(0.3 miles) Dublin Bay

(0.4 miles) Hickory Park Restaurant Co.

Open since 1970, this BBQ restaurant became a tradition with the Iowa State University football team. Over the years it became well known for its hickory park BBQ and ice cream. It is currently located on Duff Avenue and it maintains its antique look and feel. It has a variety of different appetizers and food to choose from. Their banquet/reception building is located within walking distance to our hotel. To contact please call: 515.232.7275.

(0.5 miles) Applebee's


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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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