Grandstay Hotel & Suites

1606 South Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010 United States (USA) near Exit 111b a on I-35 (~2.1mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3.0 Star Property
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Very Good

Based on 428 guest reviews

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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 25.5%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 53 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 Bed Studio Handicap
Check Rates1 Bedroom Non Accessible
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible 1 Bedroom
Check Rates2 Bed Executive
Check Rates2 Bed Executive Spacious 2 Bed Studio Suite Features An Open Concept Floor Plan with 2 Queen Size Be
Check Rates2 Bed Studio Handicap
Check Rates2 Bedroom Non Accessible
Check Rates2 Bedroom Non Accessible Private 2 Bedroom Suite Offers 2 Private Bedrooms Each with A Queen Size Be
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Accessible 2 Bedroom
Check RatesExecutive Room 2 Queen Beds
Check RatesFor Accessible Features Please Visit Amenities Page On Hotel Website or Link Https Www Grandstayhosp
Check RatesStudio 1 Queen Bed Accessible
Check RatesStudio 2 Queen Beds Accessible
Check RatesSuite Single Occupancy

Local Attractions

Next to: Iowa State University Hickory Park / Hickory Hall Cinema 12 Theatre Old Chicago Restruant Fuji Steakhouse Grill North Grand Mall Mary Greeley Medical Center Historic downtown dining and shopping Cold Water Golf Course Runnning and bike paths

Verified Reviews of Grandstay Hotel & Suites

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Room was clean and close to outside for our dog. Breakfast was warm and scrumptious. Fantastic experience. Will definitely come back!!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Nov-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 04 to Sat Nov 05 2022 at a $161.10 average nightly rate.
"Comfortable & Very Clean"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
The staff was great and the room was very clean and comfortable.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
15-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jul 14 to Fri Jul 15 2022 at a $89.30 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 428 guest reviews

Property Description

Conveniently located at the intersection of Hwy 30 at exit 69 (Duff Ave). The GrandStay Hotel & Suites combines all the comforts of home with the services of a grand hotel. We specialize in taking care of guests requiring extended stay accommodations, whether you're in town for a seminar, special project, or relocating to the area. Make GrandStay your home away from home -for a couple of days, a week, a month, or longer. Your stay will be so exceptional, you may never want to go home! The Hotel & Suites is conveniently located near businesses, medical centers, Iowa State University, shops, dining and night life. Running paths and bike trails near the Hotel. Complimentary hot breakfast every morning. Numerous dining facilities available, all within walking distance of the Hotel. Old Chicago attached to GrandStay Hotel & Suites. Outdoor sport court, basketball, putting green, childrens play area, grilling patio, indoor pool, whirlpool and exercise facility.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2005
Floors: 3
Rooms: 53
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 53
Handicap Rooms: 4
Suites: 53
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 800 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Policies / Expenses
24 Hour Cancellation before day of Arrival.
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 5.00 Per Night
Occupancy Tax: 7.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features

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

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines International - 33 miles Ames Municipal - 1.2 miles Ames Taxi Service

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Complimentary full hot breakfast buffet included.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
A maximum of two pets per room are allowed.There is a non-refundable pet charge of $15.00 per pet per night.There will be a damage deposit of $200.00 that will be authorized to the credit card on file. The authorization hold will be released at checkout and after the guest room has been checked for damages.

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wi-Fi/Internet is available throughout the hotel.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Grandstay Hotel & Suites

Rate fluctuations of Grandstay Hotel & Suites

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group prices and the best individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The lowest group/meeting discount shown is 32.3% in June 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $164 in the month of April 2022. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Grandstay Hotel & Suites in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Grandstay Hotel & Suites

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Grandstay Hotel & Suites.

Feel free to use the Grandstay Hotel & Suites meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Ames event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Board Room 18 x 17 x 9 634--/----------8--/--------
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Board Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
634 Sq. Mi
18 x 17 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • White Board
  • Air Conditioning
Photo of Board Room

FAQs about Grandstay Hotel & Suites

What time is check in?

Check in time is 03:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Grandstay Hotel & Suites have?

There are 53 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Complimentary full hot breakfast buffet included.

How much does internet cost?

Complimentary Wi-Fi/Internet is available throughout the hotel.

Can I get a AAA rate at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

Can I get a group rate at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 25.5%.


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"Everything exceeded our expectations. We will definitely use your service whenever we travel as a group. I have been telling everyone I know who have children on sports teams that travel about you. Thank you for everything." M.L. - Orlando, FL

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