Grandstay Hotel & Suites

1606 South Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Story County
42.00823 -93.6124
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Very Good
4.5/5

Based on 261 guest reviews

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  • Has an indoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 22.1%!
  • 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 Rates 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 1 Bed Studio Handicap
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 1 Bedroom Non Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 2 Bed Executive
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 2 Bed Studio
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 2 Bed Studio Handicap
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 2 Bedroom Handicap
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Nightly Rate 2 Bedroom Non Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Room 1 Queen Bed with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Room Multiple Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Room Multiple Beds 2 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Standard Room with Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Studio Multiple Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Studio Multiple Beds 2 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Studio Multiple Beds Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Studio Multiple Beds Accessible 2 Queen and 1 Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Studio Room with 2 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates Studio Room with 2 Queen Bed (Mobility Accessible)
Non-Smoking

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

Customer Reviews of Grandstay Hotel & Suites

4.5 out of 5. Based on 261 guest reviews, Very Good

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
Cancellation:
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


Pet Friendly? 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.


  • 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.

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 29.1% in January 2020 and the highest average individual rate is $179 in the month of October 2019. 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
(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
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
Dimensions:
18 x 17 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • 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 3:00 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?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA ID Required 1 Bed Studio Handicap

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

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Rate AARP I D Required 1 Bed Studio Handicap

Is there a gym at Grandstay Hotel & Suites?

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

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Good kitchenette. The majority of guests found the kitchenette to be good.

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 22.1%.

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