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Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu

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Minneapolis, United States
Reviewed 12 March 2017

There is nothing that makes attending a conference a more enjoyable experience than the joy of great accommodations. From the reservation to the checkout process the Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center was superb. The quality of my experience was displayed immediately upon entering the lobby. Mike and Jocelyn took customer service to the next level by their friendly and professional...

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

Thank you for your very kind comments of great accommodations and Mike and Jocelyn taking customer service to the next level with their professionalism and friendliness. With your comments and the "Five" ratings of all areas, I am wondering if you meant for the "overall" rating to also be a "Five" and marked the "One" in error. However, we are...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Front desk staff was excellent and room is clean and well maintained. My only problem was a noisy heating system that came on and off very frequently. There was no problem with a first floor room. I did not use the restaurant.

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

We love hearing of good service, excellent front desk staff, and clean and well maintained room. Thank you for the "Four Star" rating which is so appreciated. I am so sorry that you experienced a noisy heating unit. Our staff requests a work order on such a unit as you described but occasionally a unit can falter and become noisy...

Iowa
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I was very surprised to learn they have a baby pool that is 6 inches deep. Traveling with a baby can be tough, but this surprise amenity was so fun for my little one. Staff was very kind and accommodating to allow me extra time to use this pool.

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

It is always fun to hear that you had a pleasant surprise amenity for your baby with the baby pool. Kind and accommodating staff is also good to know. We so appreciate the "Four Star" rating. Thank you. Welcome back. Carol S General Manager

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The staff is exceptionally helpful as we set up for our retreat. Appreciate all they do to make it right. Thanks to Obi for helping us. His energy and work ethic were exceptional. Nicole and her staff are the best. We hold at least 2 scrapbook/stamping retreats a year. Our waitress in the restaurant was very friendly and professional. Thanks...

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

It is always our pleasure to host your retreat. Thank you for allowing us to do so. I agree that you had the very best staff taking care of your event - Obie, Nicole and Marissa. We are so grateful for being awarded the "Five Stars". Thank you so much. We will look forward to your next retreat. Carol S...

Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We've used this hotel for 15 years for an annual business meeting. The front desk staff is friendly and helpful, especially Hazy and Mike who checked us in. The people in charge of the meetings could do a little better at following our instructions, however. Overall, a nice place for a meeting with plenty of parking.

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

We thank you so very much for your loyalty for the past 15 years. It is wonderful to hear that Hazy and Mike were friendly and helpful during your check in process. I am so sorry that we fell short in following instructions for your meeting. We have renewed commitments to obtain a score of 100% on all meetings. We...

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Always friendly and nice accommodations. 2nd time staying there and I'll be back. Rooms are nice and big. Booking and checking in is very easy and staff is always willing to help if you need anything. Thanks again.

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

And, we "Thank You" for being our guest, for the lovely comments and the "Five Star" rating. It is always so good to hear that you enjoyed your room and the staff. We welcome your return when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I attended a seminar held at this hotel this week. The front desk and catering staff were friendly and attentive. We had several meals and the food was out on time and very good. The sleeping rooms were clean, beds were comfortable.

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

We are so appreciative of your caption of a "Great Hotel" and the "Four Star" rating. Thank you for noting the front desk and catering staffs friendliness and attentiveness and the clean rooms with comfy beds. We will plan on a return visit when your travels bring you to Ames. Carol S General Manager

Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Very nice,was able to check in earlier than normal! Room large with all amenities ! The hostesses Noemi and Jocelyn were very hospitable and greeted us with smiles. We were updated to a larger room which was nice!

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

We love hearing you were able to check in early with a room type of your liking. Noemi and Jocelyn are most hospitable and we are glad they could assist you. Thank you so very much for the "Four Star" rating. We are most appreciative. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Pratt, Kansas
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Every staff member was very friendly and helpful. The entire facility was modern and has a fresh look and feel. The room was great. Very close to the ISU campus, shopping and eating. That's all I ask for when traveling.

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

The entire staff is so appreciative of your caption of a "Clean and Fresh Hotel" and kind comments regarding friendly and helpful staff and a great room. Thank you so much for awarding the "Five Stars". We will look forward to your return when you are in Ames. Carol S General Manager

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Rooms are dated but clean. Gym could use an update but Pool is suitable to swim laps for a workout. Restaurant and bar are very good, clean with great service. Marissa and Ken do a great job. Had a great sirloin salad.

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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 comments. We love hearing of our clean rooms, large pool and a good, clean restaurant and bar with great service. Thank you so much for noting that Marissa and Ken do a great job. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your sirloin salad. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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: $142 - $316 (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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