Located in the central Iowa city of Ames, this hotel is just 1 miles 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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 23, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

American, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
2 queen beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 sofa bed
and
2 queen beds
1 sofa bed
and
2 queen beds
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is your pool open for swimming
    Thank you for reaching out to us. Yes! Our pool and hot tub are currently open daily from 6am-12 midnight.
    Answered on 7 April 2021
  • Are there coffee pots if so are they the single ones
    yes and they are single use
    Answered on 24 October 2022
  • Can I bring my small dog
    Thank you for reaching out to us regarding your request. Yes! We allow pets. The pet fee is $15 per pet per night.
    Answered on 26 April 2021
  • how old do you have to be to book a room
    Dear valued guest~ You must be 18 yrs old to book a room. Thank you
    Answered on 8 February 2021
  • Will your pool be open jan 1 2022
    Yes the pool will be open.
    Answered on 27 December 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Old Chicago Bar and Restaurant

    Food: American

Amenities of GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames

  • GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames is 1.4 miles from the center of Ames.

  • GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness
    • Swimming pool

  • The prices at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Buffet

  • Room options at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames include:

    • Suite

  • GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames has 1 restaurant:

    • Old Chicago Bar and Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames is popular with guests booking family stays.