COUNTRY INN & SUITES BY CARLSON AMES IOWA

2605 SE 16th St., Ames, IA 50010 United States (USA)
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2.5 Star Suburban Hotel in Story County
42.0084-93.57972
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4.0/ 5

Based on 339 guest reviews

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  • Indoor pool in hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 3.3%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • 78 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Check out: Noon
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite 1 King Bed Continental Breakfast Fridge Microwave
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Check Rates1 King 1 Bedroom Suite Contl Breakfast Fridge Microwave
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Check RatesFree Breakfast Buffet Free High Speed Internet 1 King 1 Bedroom Suite Contl Breakfast Fridge Microwa
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Check RatesFree Breakfast Buffet Free High Speed Internet 1 King 1 Room Whirlpool Suite Contl Breakfast Fridge
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Check RatesFree Breakfast Buffet Free High Speed Internet 2 Queen Guest Room Free Hot Breakfast
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Check RatesRomance Package 1 King 1 Bedroom Whirlpool Suite Bottle Champagne 2 Roses Late Check Out Of 1pm
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Verified Reviews of Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Ames Iowa

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Stay"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
From Group Coordinater for group of 17 booked rooms. Excellent from coordinating, contract negotiations, check in, meeting room set up to nice large rooms, good wifi, breakfast and check out. I would highly recommend this hotel.
(Group coordinator, booked 16 rooms), from US flag
06-Aug-2016 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Aug 04 to Sat Aug 06 2016 at a $125.00 group rate (6% discount).
Response from Management on 24-Aug-2016:
Hi John! Thank you very much for your kind review. It was such a pleasure meeting you- and having your group as our guests! I'm pleased to know that your accommodations were excellent. Hope to see you again- as always, safe travels!

Customer Reviews of Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Ames Iowa

4.0 out of 5. Based on 339 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Newly renovated hotel conveniently located at the corner of I-35 & US Highway 30, within 2 miles of Iowa State University. Hotel features Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet featuring scrambled eggs with bacon, hash browns, biscuits & gravy, make your own waffles and much more. We also feature a nightly complimentary cocktail hour 5:30-6:30. All rooms feature microwaves, mini-refrigerators, new Serta pillow-top mattresses, wireless high speed internet access, coffeemakers, 32" Flat Panel TV's with cable / HBO, iron & ironing boards. All King rooms & Suites feature new work desks with ergonomic chairs. Indoor pool, largest whirlpool in the city, fitness room. Hotel is located just minutes away from ISU, 3M, Sauer-Danfoss, UGS, Ball Plastics Corporation, Barilla Pasta, BASF, Becker Underwood & Boehringer Ingelheim.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:Noon
Year of Last Renovation:2000
Floors:3
Rooms:78
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:70
Handicap Rooms:3
Suites:28
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms:1 View Spaces
Meeting Space:1200 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 80 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 1.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 2.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:nightly 5:30-7:30
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual cancellations will be accepted up to 4:00 PM one day prior to arrival date without charge. Any cancellations received after this time will be subject to one night's room and tax. Any guaranteed no-shows will be billed one night's room and tax
Nightly Parking:0
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We accept pets rooms are limited. Fees apply.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines Municipal Airport is 25 miles away and Ames Airport is1.5 miles from Hotel.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Country Inns By Carlson

  • Great lending library where you can borrow books & return them on next the visit
  • Be Our Guest breakfast offering waffles, make-your-own omelete, breakfast burritos, and yogurt parfait
  • Grab and go bar options including hot beverages, fruit, and granola bars
  • Enjoy Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Fresh cookies in lobby

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Group vs. Individual Rates at Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Ames Iowa

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Ames Iowa

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Ames Iowa.

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Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Harvester Room 42 x 28 x 8 117670/80--362420----/--92----
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Harvester Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1176 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
42 x 28 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
9
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$75.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$100.00 USD
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