"close to the venue we were going to"
We had a great time staying here. The only thing it lacked was a shuttle to our venue.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Clean, very comfortable and quiet."
I booked the stay on Expedia, and found when I checked in the cost would have been (~$20) less by just phoning the hotel and not booking through Expedia. What happened to low cost guarantee? It should be easier to insure that the Expedia cost is actually lower. The hotel and room were great.Genuine Expedia guest review
We traveled from northern Illinois for a college visit. The Gateway Hotel and Conference Center is conveniently located near Iowa State University. Friendly and helpful staff. Will stay here again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The hotel was great!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Lack of hot water."
I have stayed here before and was satisfied with my stay. My only complaint is the lack of hot water during my most recent stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"close to events center"
I thought we had booked a king bed, but we got a 2 Queen. That was ok though, not a big issue. Elevator may have been a little slow.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great Conference Center structure"
Hotel well structured to separate different conference groups and meetings. Excellent restaurant - wide selection, fair pricing and very good quality of food and preparation.Genuine Expedia guest review
"close to football stadium"
We stayed here for family weekend at Iowa State University...kids loved it...very clean!! Will stay again! Only disappointment was the breakfast buffet at the hotel restaurant, food was very dry & bland...could have played hockey with the "biscuit pucks"Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Gateway Hotel, Ames Iowa"
I have stayed at this hotel numerous times and have never been disaapointed.Genuine Expedia guest review
Room was OK. Heating and cooling system very old, no thermostat but just a dial from red to blue. Nice TV but HBO, ABC and CBS did not work. Pretty plain room for the priceGenuine Expedia guest review
"Comfy bed and close toUniversity. Buffet is delish"
Very convenient to University. The bed was very fluffy and comfy!! Clean and spacious room. QUIET!! ...and I was on the same floor as the restaurant! The morning buffet is not included but is very good! It opens at 6:30 so gave me plenty of time to eat and watch the sun come up through the large windows and beautiful gardens.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"In Iowa State Territory"
It was great!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"perfect for wedding reception"
The beds were very comfortable. It was convenient to stay at the location of the wedding reception. Front desk staff was very friendly.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Love this hotel, clean, friendly and everything you want is at your fingertips. Food is great!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The staff was extremely nice and accommodating. Room was clean. We had a comfortable stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Simple, quick stay"
We were there for a wedding and our short stay was perfect. There staff did a fabulous job on the wedding we attended. The food was great! Our room was quite comfortable and was perfectly clean. Hard to find anything to complain about.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice place to stay for a college visit."
Just minutes away from ISU campus. Here to get my college student moved in.Genuine Expedia guest review
Great place - and SO much less expensive than the hilton. Stay in the executive side...a bit better than the towerGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel, very clean and quiet."
The hotel was very nice. The restaurant had good food, but really bad, untrained staff. They were overwhelmed by everything. We had long waits for service, water, drinks and food. They did not know the menu.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Lovely Gateway to ISU"
I've stayed at the Gateway for years for business trips to Ames. Now we stay here because our son just started ISU. The facilities are in tip top shape, lovely décor and inviting staff. Kudos to the alumni of ISU for providing such a wonderful place.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Close to Iowa State University"
Very clean, large rooms. Beds very comfortable. Nice restaurant and bar. Nicest hotel we've stayed at to visit the university!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Gateway Hotel Staff very attentive and helpful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fantastic as Always!"
Another visit to ISU and another great stay at Gateway. After moving our daughter in, especially appreciated the comfortable beds :) And even during move in week, noise levels from hallway are not noticed much in room. Appreciate morning coffee in the lobby as well! Desk staff very accommodating and willing to answer any questions and help. Will plan […] on staying again for our next visit this fall. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"college visit with a great hotel near by"
Visiting the local University and found this hotel and was very pleased. The room was very spacious and the beds were like sleeping on a cloud. I would highly recommend.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great hotel, close to campus"
Great welcome at the front desk! Recognized that we were there to drop off our freshman daughter for the year and they provided lots of excellent information regarding Iowa State and where to get a bite to eat before retiring for the evening. Just so friendly!!! The room was very comfortable. Wifi reception was easy and excellent. Complimentary coffee […] in the lobby in the morning. Highly recommend the Gateway! Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Clean, updated, comfortable rooms"
Stayed 2 nights, rooms were very comfortable, didn't use any of the other facilitiesGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great pet friendly hotel"
I've stayed here before while taking my dog to ISU Veterinarian college for treatment. Walking trail around the grounds and clean rooms! Rooms could be updated with more electrical outlets for mobile devices. Will stay here again :)Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice place, decent rate."
Very friendly staff. Very nice rooms for a very decent rate, as long as there are no major activities at ISU. Clean!!Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great stop over"
Hotel was in a really pretty location - nice natural surroundings. Room was comfortable - a remodeled older property but it is well done. I thought the value for price paid was good to above average. Very clean room.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great hotel for the price!"
Easy check-in and very clean room. Great views of the city on upper level rooms.Genuine Expedia guest review
"A great place to stay"
We were very satisfied with Gateway. The personnel was friendly and helpful and the room was clean. In the morning, Gateway offers a breakfast buffet and for dinner or lunch, you can go to the restaurant. The food is pretty good; not too cheap, though but reasonable. For recreation, there is a pool, a hot tub, and a (tiny) gym. If you have a car, it […] won't take you long to get to places from Gateway. However, the hotel is not exactly in walking distance to stores (except for one gas station) or ISU. All in all, Gateway Hotel is a comfortable place to stay with great personnel and a nice, welcoming ambiance. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Great place to stay while visiting Iowa State campusGenuine Hotels.com guest review
This was a very nice hotel. It was located close to HWY and had nice restaurant, pool, and rooms.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Uber convenient to campus."
My complaints apply to not only this hotel, but most hotels. There is never enough light or outlets. Had a difficult time plugging in two phones, ipad, and laptop. While the room seemed clean, the bathroom floor needed attention. The shower head was also floppy and wouldn't stay up.Genuine Expedia guest review
"July 2013 Pleasant stay"
My husband and I stayed friday and saturday. Expedia got us a good price, I think the regular price is too high. Hotel is kind of old, carpet is in process of being replaced. No frig or m.w. in the room. Ice machine was good, put some in our cooler. Pool is small and chlorine was very high, you could sense it in the air. Hot tub was very hot, we didn't […] try the sauna. Grandson had a good time in the pool, size is better for playing than swimming. Clean floors, nice windows & view. Our room was very clean, bathroom fixtures and soaps were nice/clean/in good repair. Beds were on the hard side. Lots of pillows and towels available. It would have been nice to get a complimentary breakfast, the buffet was quite expensive at the restaurant. Overall, it was good price, and comfortable. Staff at desk is young and not very helpful. Gas station right at the entry, right off freeway. Keycards were difficult to use. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
We stayed here as part of our family trip in order to make visits to our old town. The hotel staff was very helpful. There are college students that work there also but they are extremely helpful with everything. The room was clean and large, building structure in convenient for easy parking. The hotel is outside of the town yet you can go to every […] place you want after a short drive. Would definitely stay there again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel, great breakfast."
Nice hotel, great breakfast menu. A little expensive for our budget.Genuine Expedia guest review
Stayed there for our child's college orientation. Close to where we needed to go. Very niceGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Shower curtin drama"
No shower curtain on arrival. Notified front desk. Returned late same day. No curtain. Notified front desk. Received curtain.Genuine Expedia guest review
"nice with wedding in the same hotel"
the room never seemed to cool off throughout the night. To high priced for what you get. Still had to pay for breakfast. No extra for the cost. No real great updates since we stayed there almost 25 years ago. Other than the price changed.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great for families visiting ISU"
Very close to ISU and convenient for families visiting. Staff is friendly and pool area is nice.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great place to relax and enjoy family time."
The room was everything i had hoped for and more, i was in town for a doctors appointment with a specialist for my daughter. The comfort of this hotel helped in this stressfull time. Thank youGenuine Expedia guest review
Nice Place, clean, as advertisedGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great place to stay for the whole family!"
Nice! Very clean and comfy always enjoy our stay at this hotel!Genuine Expedia guest review
Great place. I would stay their again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
We always sleep amazingly at this hotel!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Overall it was good but there was a very loud party going on until 1am which made it very difficult to sleep.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Rooms are very outdated except for the beds. The carpet is so worn and the bathroom should have been updated 10 years ago. Also, there were multiple hairs in my "clean" bed the first night.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Beautiful hotel hidden out near ISU"
This is a nice little hotel. it's rooms were comfortable and clean, though the bathrooms were a little cramped. no access to in-room fridge, but this hotel aims towards luxury more so than economic amenities. all in all a very pretty hotel, decent parking, friendly service and we'll maintained facilities. Room service seemed a little pricy based on […] the options, but the food was acceptable. worth a stay if you want a little luxury around Ames, Iowa or ISU. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Best bed ever"
I have done a fair amount of traveling and I can say that I've never had a better bed anywhere. It was so comfortable that I slept better than I do at home! Overall it's a very nice facility and I'd stay there again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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