Whether you’re visiting the campus at Iowa State University (ISU), heading to business meetings, or attending an event or sports tournament, the Country Inn & Suites® by Radisson, Ames, IA places you within easy reach of your daily destinations. Explore area attractions like Reiman Gardens, Jack Trice Stadium, Octagon Center for the Arts and Furman Aquatic Center, and be sure to take in a show at Stephens Auditorium. After a day of sightseeing or meetings, visit historical downtown and tour the Main Street Cultural District. Our pet-friendly policy also allows the four-legged members of your family to join you on your trip to Ames.
Designed for families and business travelers alike, our hotel offers amenities ranging from an indoor pool to a business center with free Wi-Fi. In the morning, you can indulge in a free, hot breakfast, and in the evening, you can relax by the fire pit on our outdoor patio with a cold beverage. Other amenities include:
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Our Hotel Rooms
Finish up a day of touring ISU by sinking into a Serta Elite® pillowtop mattress in your spacious, pet-friendly hotel room or suite. Entertainment and refreshment are always within arm’s reach thanks to free Wi-Fi, premium cable channels, a microwave and a fridge. Standard amenities include:
Need space for the whole family? Our Two-room Queen Suites feature amenities like two queen beds and a separate living area with a pullout sofa.
Bars & Restaurants
Rouse your kids for the short trip to our hotel’s dining room to enjoy the free, hot breakfast. Enjoy favorites like bagels, waffles and scrambled eggs, and plan your day while you savor one last cup of coffee.
Nearby restaurants include B-Bop’s for burgers, sloppy joes and shakes, or Aunt Maude’s for high-quality American cuisine made from locally sourced ingredients.
Things to Do in Ames
Though ISU is the city’s main source of entertainment, Ames also offers attractions like the Octagon Center for the Arts and more than 50 stores at North Grand Mall. Be sure to check out these area favorites during your stay:
Iowa State University – An array of ISU attractions are less than four miles from the hotel, including the Hilton Coliseum and the Brunnier Art Museum. Visit friends and family, and wear cardinal and gold to show your Cyclones pride!
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad – Set aside an afternoon to treat your kids to this wonderful bit of Americana, a historic railroad just 25 minutes away that meanders through Iowa’s beautiful landscape.
Main Street Cultural District – Experience the heart of Ames by visiting the many shops, businesses, restaurants and galleries found downtown, just three miles from the hotel. You can attend an outdoor concert and discover what makes this city one of Iowa’s most charming. Chocoholics won’t want to miss a visit to Chocolaterie Stam.
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Plan Your Next Meeting or Event
You can host up to 80 guests for a wedding reception, business meeting, social gathering and more in our versatile event space. Sports teams appreciate our easy-to-book group accommodations, and business planners enjoy the convenience of audiovisual equipment and free Wi-Fi.
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