Whether you’re visiting family at ISU, attending an event in the city or headed for a business meeting, the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Ames, IA places you within easy reach of your daily destinations. University attractions like Hilton Coliseum and Reiman Gardens are within 10 minutes of the Country Inn & Suites. Explore Ames with a scenic train ride, visit the local art center or explore the Main Street Cultural District. Enjoy all the comforts of home with our hotel’s array of amenities, including free high-speed Internet and complimentary breakfast. Our pet-friendly policy invites the four-legged members of your family to explore Ames beside you.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
As one of the highest-rated hotels in Ames, we strive to make each guest feel right at home. Take advantage of thoughtful amenities like complimentary breakfast, free high-speed Internet and valet laundry services. Our whirlpool tub invites guests to relax tired muscles. Our amenities include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
After a long day, sink into the comforts of one of our rooms or suites with Serta Elite® pillowtop mattresses. Entertainment and refreshment are always within arm’s reach thanks to free high-speed Internet, premium cable channels and an in-room microwave and fridge. Standard amenities include:
Need space for the whole family? Our Two-room Queen Suites feature plenty of room and additional amenities, including:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Start your morning with an energizing coffee and complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. Enjoy favorites like bagels, waffles and scrambled eggs. Later, check out the local restaurants. A perfect choice for lunch, B-Bop’s serves burgers, sloppy Joes and shakes, and for dinner, head to Aunt Maude’s for delicious cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients.
Things to Do in Ames
The Octagon Center for the Arts features rotating exhibits, classes and a shop, perfect for art enthusiasts. Get your shopping fix in the 50 stores of the North Grand Mall. Be sure to check out these other area favorites:
Iowa State University – The array of ISU attractions, like Hilton Coliseum and the Brunnier Art Museum, are just minutes from the hotel. Visit friends and family, and show your Cyclones pride!
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad – In search of a scenic trip through Iowa’s beautiful landscape? At this attraction, 25 minutes from the hotel, you can ride historic rails for an unforgettable and unique view of the area.
Main Street Cultural District – Experience the beating heart of Ames by visiting the many shops, businesses, restaurants and galleries found downtown, just three miles from the hotel. Attend an outdoor concert, explore and discover what makes this city one of Iowa’s most charming. Chocoholics won’t want to miss a visit to Stam Chocolaterie.
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Groups & Meetings
Our meeting rooms can accommodate 25 to 80 guests. Event hosts appreciate our audiovisual equipment, free high-speed Internet and group accommodations. Our event space also makes a wonderful venue for intimate wedding ceremonies.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
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