Located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Octagon Center for the Arts, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA is within a 10-minute drive of Jack Trice Stadium. This hotel has 78 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Also nearby are Hilton Coliseum and Reiman Gardens.


Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay.


All 78 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a business center.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA

2605 Se 16th St Ames IA 50010

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This hotel offers access to a business center and a meeting room. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. This Ames hotel also offers a library, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 78 
  • Express check-out 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Business center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Library 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA offers 78 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Premium cable television is provided. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Television 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 3 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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