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    Gateway Hotel & Conference Center

    2100 Green Hills Dr, US HWY 30 & University Drive, Ames, IA 50014
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
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    • Average22%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 January 2017

    This is a nice place to stay while in Ames. The hotel was clean as was my room and bathroom. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom had nice quality towels. The lobby is bright and inviting and staff checked me in quickly. The hotel...More

    1  Thank ajayhawkfan
    Reviewed 1 November 2016

    I have stayed at the Gateway many times over the years when I return to my Alma Mater, Iowa State University. Even though the Gateway has been in Ames for many years, it has been continually updated and is an excellent place to get a...More

    1  Thank VETNVET
    Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

    Very nice hotel maybe a little "dated" . but the solid concrete build does make for a very quiet hotel. Restaurant food was surprisingly very good. We paid to be on the top floor for the view. Not so sure that was worth it but...More

    1  Thank Lce41
    Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here several times. Each time, I felt that the Gateway was like a comfy home away from home. Our housekeeper was extra good and accommodating. The Iowa Stater Restaurant always has good food. Stayed there for a week.

    1  Thank EarlEbert
    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    Stayed here mid August when we moved our son into his campus apartment. Rooms were very clean and AC was nice and cold. Hallways in the hotel smelled damp, they had dehumidifiers throughout the halls. Didn't seem to help with the smell, but it wasn't...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Conference Facilities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$121 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 187
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    • Ames
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    "If you are given 314, 414, 514, 614, 714 these are directly across from the elevator. You need to go a few..."
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