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Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames 50014

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (657 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Reiman Gardens, Jack Trice Stadium, and Stephens Auditorium. …

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GrandStay Hotel & Suites
GrandStay Hotel & Suites

1606 S Kellogg Ave, Ames 50010

2.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (229 reviews)

Located in the heart of Ames, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Octagon Center for the Arts, Reiman Gardens, and Jack Trice …

£74
Red Roof Inn Ames
Red Roof Inn Ames

1400 S Dayton Place, Ames 50010

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (258 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Octagon Center for the Arts and within 6 mi (10 km) of Jac …

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Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites

2500 University Blvd., Ames 50010

2.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (225 reviews)

Situated in Ames, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Reiman Gardens and Jack Trice Stadium. Stephens Auditorium and Hilton …

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Baymont Inn & Suites Ames
Baymont Inn & Suites Ames

1605 S Dayton Ave, Ames 50010

2.0 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (311 reviews)

Situated in Ames, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Octagon Center for the Arts, Reiman Gardens, and Jack Trice Stadium. …

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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ames
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ames

2216 Se 16th St, Ames 50010

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (694 reviews)

Located in the heart of Ames, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Octagon Center for the Arts, Reiman Gardens, and Jack Trice …

£41
Iowa House
Iowa House

405 Hayward Ave., Ames 50014

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (182 reviews)

Situated in Ames, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of Iowa State University, Farm House Museum, and Stephens Auditorium. Iowa …

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AmericInn Ames
AmericInn Ames

2507 SE 16th St., Ames 50010

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (97 reviews)

Situated in Ames, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Octagon Center for the Arts and within 6 mi (10 km) of Jack Trice Stadiu …

£74
Hilton Garden Inn Ames
Hilton Garden Inn Ames

1325 Dickinson Ave, Ames 50014

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (388 reviews)

Situated in Ames, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, and Farm House Museum. Jack Tric …

£93
Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona - Des Moines
Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona - Des Moines
14.7 mi from Ames
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Altoona, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Adventureland and within 9 mi (15 km) of Iowa State Fairgrounds and …

£75

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Pocket Guide: Ames

Visiting Ames

Visitors are sure to enjoy the sporting events, restaurants, and university in Ames. This welcoming city also attracts visitors with its live music, theatres, and shopping.
  • There are 21 Ames hotels
  • October is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 33.5 mi (54 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Ames

  • Live music and theatres are well-known in the area, and attractions include Brunnier Art Museum, Stephens Auditorium, and Octagon Center for the Arts
  • Popular family attractions include Center Grove Orchard and Iowa Arboretum
  • While football and soccer fans may already know that sports is a top reason to visit, everyone can enjoy a game or event at Hilton Coliseum or Jack Trice Stadium
  • The university is a highlight and Iowa State University is worth a campus tour

Staying in Ames

When looking for a holiday accommodation at an affordable price, consider that Ames has 21 hotels and other accommodation types to choose from. There are 20 hotels ranging from GBP 54 to GBP 113 per night. For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Hilton Garden Inn Ames, averaging GBP 134/night
  • Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, averaging GBP 127.7/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • GrandStay Hotel & Suites, averaging GBP 129.9/night
  • Iowa House, averaging GBP 105/night
GrandStay Hotel & Suites, a 2.5-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.7 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Iowa House and Hilton Garden Inn Ames.

Dressing for Ames

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 13°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around -11°C
  • From April to June, the average is 29°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 29°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 22°C as the daytime average and -11°C as the nighttime average
  • Ames gets about 910 millimetres of rain per year
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