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Gateway Center Hotel

Gateway HotelUSD 109*
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here several times. Each time, I felt that the Gateway was like a comfy home away from home. Our housekeeper was extra good and accommodating. The Iowa Stater Restaurant always has good food. Stayed there for a week.

Thank EarlEbert
New Lenox, Illinois
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Stayed here mid August when we moved our son into his campus apartment. Rooms were very clean and AC was nice and cold. Hallways in the hotel smelled damp, they had dehumidifiers throughout the halls. Didn't seem to help with the smell, but it wasn't that bad. At the time the lobby was being remodeled and they had a make...

Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to start other than to point out that a modern hotel is under construction within 100 yards. This hits is Dated. Dated. Dated. Hasn't changed one iota since the 70s. And if you have allergies Stay Away. Some type of construction In hotel triggered my allergies. Hotel Seems To be run by college students who try...

2Thank C001
Tecumseh, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2016

An excellent stop in Ames. The staff is unbelievably friendly and helpful. There is a nice indoor walkway to the attached conference centre. The rooms are large enough for two, close to a Holiday Inn type of decor and layout. There is a lovely walking trail nearby. You will not be disappointed staying here.

Thank ColindeBain241
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I think the best part of our stay was comfortable beds and great service. However, this place is in need of wholesale renovation. They were working on a new lobby but it needs much more. Carpets were worn in hallways, elevators slow, carpet in our room had come apart at bathroom door and was duck taped. Door to bath had...

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The gateway is OK for business trips. The rooms are clean and spacious. The bathrooms are clean and have shampoo and conditioner. No fridge or microwave in the rooms. The Wi-Fi is good, but the cell phone signal in the rooms is usually fairly dismal. I had one bar one my last trip, but have previously stayed in a room...

Thank Helen S
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We've stayed at the Gateway before and enjoyed it. However, this time our room felt like a damp sponge. Even the bedding/sheets and floor were damp. It was miserable. Clothes spritzed the night before and hung up to straighten didn't dry out. Not sure I would come back. Also, no refrigerator in the room and there is a $5 per...

Thank skdonner
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed here for a convention in June. The staff went out of their way to accommodate the convention. Friendly at reservation, friendly at check in, and easily willing to accommodate a last-minute addition. Our room was clean, quiet, and comfortable. The pool was nice, clean, and warm. Parking was ample, close to our room, and free. Breakfast buffet (not...

Thank Beth1874
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

This place is Great. I,ve stay here numerous times and its always consistance. The bad reviews of this place does not concur. First of all CLEAN, soft pillows, good beds, indoor pool , sauna etc. This place is often run by Iowa state Students and they do a great Job. Well done.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We had a double queen room and it was a nice looking, large room, and clean. The beds were a bit hard, and that caused our hips to be a bit sore the next day. It was interesting where the coffee machine was placed. It looked good on its little counter, but there was no plug in anywhere at all...

Thank Jilly070

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center is a full service business hotel located in a beautiful natural setting near Iowa State University. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Center Hotel

Address: 2100 Green Hills Drive, US 30 & Elwood Drive, Ames, IA 50010
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $142 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateway Center Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 187
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Hotel Gateway Center
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“If you are given 314, 414, 514, 614, 714 these are directly across from the elevator. You need to go a few numbers on either side.”
chip915, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have a better vista”
Geochemprof, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask to be away from elevators for a quieter room”
BDKBS, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not first floor.”
463helens, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for "executive wing" for quiet room.”
KazzyKano, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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