Stay a few miles from Iowa State University
Located just off Highway 30, Radisson Hotel Ames at ISU lies two miles from Iowa State University, less than a mile from the ISU Research Park and five miles from I-35. Guests can borrow a complimentary bicycle, helmet and bicycle lock through the Cy-Bikes program to reach campus or the research park. If you’re traveling for work, enjoy easy access to dozens of local businesses and world-class research facilities like the National Centers for Animal Health and Ames Laboratory. Complete your visit by cheering on the Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium or experiencing a touring Broadway production at the Iowa State Center.
After taking a campus tour or attending a research conference, return to the hotel to enjoy dinner at our on-site restaurant and bar and to relax at the indoor pool. Families can have fun together at the kiddie pool, and the well-equipped fitness center makes it easy to keep up with your workout routine. Take advantage of these convenient services:
- Fitness center
- Indoor pool
- Business center
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
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Our hotel rooms
The Radisson features 75 spacious, newly renovated rooms that include a microwave, a refrigerator, and a Keurig® coffee maker. Check your email with free Wi-Fi while enjoying a snack and a cold drink. Standard room highlights include:
- Keurig® coffee machine
- Free Wi-Fi
If you need extra space for your family, book one of our suites with a separate living room. Suites also provide a sleeper sofa.
Bars & restaurants
The on-site restaurant and bar at the Radisson serves fresh, made-to-order dishes for breakfast and dinner. Choose from a full menu of appetizers, salads, entrees, sides and desserts, and then complete your meal with a local craft beer from our large selection.
If you’re craving a late-night or mid-afternoon snack, stop by our convenient pantry. We offer a variety of beverages, including sodas, bottled and sparkling water, sports drinks, iced coffee and tea, as well as packaged meals and sweet or salty treats to take back to your room.
Things to do in Ames
Conveniently situated near Highway 30 and I-35, the Radisson in Ames lies only two miles from all the attractions of Iowa State University and three miles from downtown. Attend a basketball game at Hilton Coliseum, The Fieldhouse or West Towne Courts, or cheer on your soccer player at Hunziker Youth Sports Complex. The Iowa State Center hosts concerts and theatrical productions, and Reiman Gardens provides a relaxing spot to go for a stroll. Explore these nearby attractions:
Iowa State University – This public research university serves more than 30,000 students and offers more than 100 majors. Take a prospective student tour of the beautiful campus, only two miles from the hotel, or attend a performance at the on-site Stephens Auditorium.
Iowa State University Research Park – Located less than a mile from the hotel, this major business complex provides a home for dozens of companies specializing in biotechnology, animal health and computer science. Attend a meeting at NewLink Genetics, Workiva or Boehringer Ingelheim and then grab a quick lunch at Provisions Lot F.
Jack Trice Stadium – This 61,500-seat stadium is the home football field of the Iowa State Cyclones. The venue, one mile from the hotel, has been repeatedly renovated throughout the years to ensure exceptional sight lines for ISU’s devoted fans.
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Plan your next meeting or event
Radisson Hotel Ames at ISU offers 4,500 square feet of meeting space divided across three rooms. Ideal for meetings, social gatherings or wedding receptions, our facilities can accommodate up to 325 people and feature free Wi-Fi, built-in screens, tables, chairs, linens and catering services.
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100% non-smoking facility
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