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GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames

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Mondamin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have already recommended this to a friend who travels to Ames for softball. Great facilities and friendly staff. I would definitely stay there again. I will recommend this to anyone who is staying in Ames.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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Nice place for a week stay. The kitchenette was helpful to make food when you get tiered of pizza and burgers. i did not get a chance to use the pool of workout facilities but from what I got to see from the other guests was smiles when I walked by. The staff was polite, no good mornings or good...

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Waterloo
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decent place for am overnight stay. Nice rooms and pleasant staff. Pool is a little small but since we were the only ones using it the kids actually enjoyed it more. Breakfast was sketchy but average for most hotels. Nice sized rooms though.

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at GrandStay with others. We appreciate your positive comments regarding our rooms and the staff. We hope to see you again the next time you need a weekend getaway! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Ute, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice , clean, like new! I Will always stay here on my trips to Ames ! Pool area is sweet! Beautiful lobby and room was so nice! I would recommend this hotel to any traveler! Nice to have Resterant so close!

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at GrandStay with others! We appreciate your recommendation, and look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Eden Prairie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience at the Ames, Iowa property. Very friendly staff. The 2 bedroom suite was perfect for our group. Very nice accommodations at a reasonable price. Connected to Old Chicago is especially nice in the winter!

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North Liberty
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I stay here several times a year for work and the stay are always friendly! On a recent visit, I had trouble with the toilet handle and they fixed the problem in under an hour. They also have a great breakfast.

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at GrandStay Ames with others. We appreciate your kind words regarding our staff and our Grand Start Breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Davenport
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The room options and layout are excellent. The location was perfect for our event. The face to face service was excellent. The room was tidy, but not throughly cleaned. The breakfast did not stand up to their competitors standard.

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Omaha
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I always stay here when I am in Ames for business. They have the best beds - the comforters are just that, nice and soft. The hotel manager always goes out of her way to make sure guests have what they need. Also very close to many dining choices.

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at GrandStay Hotel & Suites. Our beds have been known to be described as "sleeping on a cloud." We look forward to seeing you again the next time business brings you to Ames! Best regards, Jean McBreen General Manager

Atkinson
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had a great experience from the time I call to set up the reservation to check that day to checking out the hotel is absolutely fabulous everything is really good condition our room was twice Spector told my wife that there was one more room in our room We could live there . It is pet friendly and that...

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GrandStayAmes, General Manager at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a positive experience at GrandStay Hotel & Suites! We appreciate your glowing words regarding our staff and our spacious rooms. Since extended stays are our specialty, we actually have had some guests live here for up to 14 months! We certainly hope you will come back and see us the next time you...

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This visit was Family Weekend at ISU. Room was spacious and has a full size fridge. Very clean and comfortable. Being so close to campus is great. The restaurant attached to the hotel is very convenient. They are dog friendly which is a plus. We've stayed here a few times and will book again.

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the GrandStay with others. We hope to see you again the next time you are in town for an Iowa State University event!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
EXTENDED-STAY, FAMILY & EXECUTIVE SUITES HOTELGRANDSTAY AMES, IOWA. GrandStay(R) Residential Suites Hotel in Ames, Iowa offers spacious family and executive suites. Conveniently located off Interstate 35 at the corner of Duff Ave and Hwy 30, our Iowa hotel offers all the comforts of home with complimentary Grand Start Breakfast™, high-speed Internet, and fully equipped kitchens in every suite. In the heart of the Midwest and Iowa, Ames is the source for tradition, discovery, diversity and of course the Cyclones. Enjoy 33 woodland parks, hop on our 55 miles of bike and pedestrian trails or do what we do best and cheer for the best college teams in the nation! With a variety of Studio, One & Two Bedroom suites, with nightly, weekly and monthly extended-stay suites and accommodations available, our Ames, Iowa hotel is perfect no matter your needs. Enjoy the best of Ames and the all comforts of home when you stay in our luxurious business and family hotel. Reserve your hotel suite today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames

Address: 1606 South Kellogg Avenue, Ames, IA 50010-8000
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $150 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Grandstay Residential Hotel Ames
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Ames
#6 Family Hotel in Ames
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“Ask for a suite to allow more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles barbarafY7914NF, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“If you don't want to hear everything (and I mean everything) then stay on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles samanthaf432, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“last room at end of hall is quiet”
 of 5 bubbles BDKBS, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage suggest a ground floor room as the elevator is a bit slow. The staircases on the end lead directly to the parking lot and the central staircase opens up into the lobby area.”
 of 5 bubbles Schmerko, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose 2 bedroom If you want a door between you and your kids.”
 of 5 bubbles MNfamily_10, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
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