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GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames
2 stars

GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

1606 South Kellogg Avenue, Ames, IA 50010, United States
Ames, IA
See location+1 515 232 8363
From
C$ 122
Cheapest

rate per night

7.7
Good
based on 407 reviews
407 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Standard Room
C$ 122
Queen room
C$ 172
Executive room
C$ 222

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About GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
Located in the central Iowa city of Ames, this hotel is just 1 mile from Iowa State University. It serves a hot buffet breakfast every morning and features an indoor pool. A full kitchenette and a seating area with a sofa bed are part of every room at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames. They also include free Wi-Fi access and Bath and Body Works toiletries. An on-site convenience store is also part of the GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames. North Grand Mall is 10 minutes’ drive from the hotel. Brunnier Art Museum is 2 miles away.

Latest deals for GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

Mon 22/7
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Double room
bed type unknown
Executive room
2 queen beds
Queen room
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
Standard Room
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchen

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool with a view

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • DVD player

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom

Dining

  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Outdoor

  • Grill
  • Balcony

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

General

  • Family rooms
  • Storage available

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

7.7
Good407 verified reviews
1.0Friends
4.7Solo
12.0Families
4.4Couples

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What are the highlights of the hotel's amenities?

The hotel offers a heated pool, complimentary breakfast, and a fitness center, providing guests with a range of options for relaxation and convenience during their stay.

Are there any concerns about the hotel's breakfast?

Some guests have mentioned that the breakfast options were limited, especially in terms of protein choices. It's worth considering if a varied breakfast is important to you.

What are the common praises about the hotel's rooms?

Guests have appreciated the spacious rooms, separate bedrooms, and the quiet, peaceful atmosphere of the hotel, providing a comfortable and relaxing environment.

Is the hotel's location convenient for visiting nearby attractions?

The hotel's location is praised for its proximity to local attractions, making it an ideal choice for those looking to explore nearby places like the Octagon Center for the Arts and Jack Trice Stadium.

What are the common complaints about the hotel's pool and hot tub?

Some guests have expressed disappointment about the hot tub being out of service and the pool area being small, which may be important factors to consider for those looking for specific amenities.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a Working Hot Tub

Several guests were disappointed by the non-functional hot tub, so it's advisable to confirm its status before booking if this amenity is important to you.

Consider Bringing Your Own Utensils

Some guests found the kitchen lacking in utensils and dishes, so if you plan to cook, consider bringing some of your own.

Check Room Type Upon Arrival

A few guests mentioned receiving a different room type than booked, so it may be wise to double-check the room upon arrival to ensure it meets your reservation.

Verify Internet Access

Some guests encountered issues with internet access, so it's recommended to verify the connectivity upon arrival to address any potential problems early on.

Inquire About Pull-Out Bedding

If you plan to use the pull-out sofa bed, it's advisable to confirm the availability of bedding with the front desk to avoid any inconvenience.

Confirm Check-In Time

Several guests were unable to check in before 3 pm, so it's best to confirm the check-in time in advance to plan your arrival accordingly.

Bring Additional Blankets

A few guests found the rooms lacking in extra blankets, so consider bringing your own if you tend to get cold at night.

Verify Hot Water Controls

Some guests found the shower controls confusing, so it's advisable to verify the operation of the shower upon arrival to avoid any inconvenience during use.

Plan for Limited Pool Area Seating

The pool area has limited seating, so be prepared for potential crowding during peak times or consider alternative times for pool use.

Confirm TV Functionality

Some guests experienced issues with TV functionality, so it's advisable to verify this upon arrival to address any potential problems early on.

Location

1606 South Kellogg Avenue, Ames, IA 50010

What's nearby

  • Octagon Center for the Arts2 km
  • Jack Trice Stadium2.1 km
  • Reiman Gardens2.3 km
  • Hilton Coliseum2.4 km
  • Brunnier Art Museum2.6 km
  • Iowa State Center2.6 km
  • Stephens Auditorium2.7 km
  • Skunk River Bridge3.1 km
  • Farm House Museum3.4 km
  • Campanile3.5 km
  • Furman Aquatic Center3.6 km
  • Catt Hall3.6 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

Low season

August

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 143
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Top tips for your stay at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

  • The cheapest price a room at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 143, while the most expensive was C$ 143.
  • How long should you stay at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames

  • Where is GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames located?

    GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames is located at 1606 South Kellogg Avenue, 3.1 km from the centre of Ames. Octagon Center for the Arts is the closest landmark to GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames.

  • Does GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames offer free parking?

    Yes, GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames offers free parking.

  • How far is GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames from the airport?

    GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames is 52.2 km from Des Moines. GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames is 77 km from Fort Dodge.

  • Does GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames have a pool?

    Yes, GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames in Ames and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for GrandStay Hotel and Suites Ames.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.1

Distance to downtown

3.1 km

Nearest Airport

Des Moines

Distance to airport

52.2 km