The smallest hotel - - - and the most unique lodging in Ames, Iowa
405 Hayward Avenue
Ames, IA 50014
Iowa House is larger than most Bed and Breakfast Inns and smaller than most hotels in Ames, Iowa. Our 15 guest rooms can host up to 34 overnight. Furnishings are an eclectic mixture of past, present and future. Collectibles and period pieces team with task chairs, recliners, flat-screen TV's, free WiFi, guest computer and free off-street parking. Our decor features hand-stitched quilts by Tana's late Mother and Iowa State Fair blue-ribbon quilter Helen Paine, making us a favorite for lodging in Ames, Iowa.
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE: Check-in time is 3 p.m. or later; check-out time is 11 am.
RATES: Rates are $95 to $275 per night, vary by date and include full breakfast, WiFi and parking. To check rates enter Check-in and Check-out dates or use the Secure Availability Calendar (above). Rates may be higher for special events like Family Weekend, spring graduation and football weekends. Please call about corporate, government and group rates.
FREE PARKING: Our off-street parking is between the Iowa House and the ISU baseball field.
BREAKFAST! Our included Full Breakfast is served from 7 to 9am weekdays and 8 to 10 am on Sat & Sun.
GUEST ROOMS: All have private baths, flat screen TVs and pillow-top beds with comforters and quilts. Loft Suites have spiral staircases leading to lofts with a second TV and full-sized futon. All rooms have queen beds except Loft Suite 303 (King Bed) and Room 304 (Twin Beds). Please call to book spare bedroom(s) without baths (Rooms 102 and 305) must be rented along with another guest room; Room 102 connects to Rm 101, sleeping a total of 4. Room 305 connects to Loft Suite 303, sleeping a total of six.
LOCATION: Iowa House is one block west of Welch Avenue and three blocks south of Lincoln Way and the central campus of Iowa State University. Click on the purple location ball on the interactive map below for easy directions TO or FROM this ISU Hotel.
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405 Hayward Avenue Ames, Iowa 50014
Iowa House - Your Lodging in Ames, Iowa
Colorful Dining Room Server and Seating.
One of two conversation areas by the fireplace in our living room.
Chapter Room has original fraternity bench seating.
Click to view the Iowa House on the Story County Iowa page of the National Register of Historic Places [Sigma Sigma Delta Chi Fraternity House].
MEETING AREAS: Meet guests in our living room, dining room or former fraternity Chapter Room where you can play cards, games or watch the big-screen TV. In both dining room and Chapter Room your computer can be connected to audio visual equipment for power point presentations and slide shows.
GROUPS: Iowa House is a great setting for sorority and fraternity reunions, weddings and family gatherings as well as business and professional seminars and retreats. Both Chapter room and dining room have audio visual equipment for slide shows or power point presentations. We can arrange for food and beverages for lunch and breaks. You may rent the whole house and common areas on a two-night minimum basis. This rental does not include use of our commercial kitchen.