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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

AC unit started to make a lot of noise during the 2nd night. Switched to another room the 3rd night.

Hotel was close to the college. The breakfast was very nice. We will stay there again.

Love this hotel, it is convenient to Iowa state, well taken care of, and breakfast is good. The only issue with our room was the little fridge had leaked on the carpet. (I assume that a previous occupant had left it open or turned it off) It is good to see that they were working on keeping it nice(they were redoing the lobby while we were there.) They did everything they could to not disturb guests with the mess.

This hotel was nice but the price could have been lower I have stayed in better hotels for less, but thought I would give this one a try since it had full breakfast. The hotel was clean breakfast was just ok, the bed was to hardfor my taste. They were doing contruction in the lobby and pool area that I didn't know about, I thought I came in the wrong door. The room was comfortable and spacious so because of that I would stay again if I had to and would recommend.

We were traveling across the country in Jan and we wanted a hot tub tof relax, unfortunately it was out of order but the room was great, bedding so comfortable and clean.

It was a fine room for the price. The room was clean and the staff was accommodating. It was quiet and comfortable. We traveled with children and they all able to find something to eat at breakfast.

New furnishings. My room was brand new. Convenient location to everything.

Check in through the third party reservation was quick and painless. Staff was very friendly. Surprisingly, there was a small cocktail bar at the location and we were offered two free draws or glasses of wine per adult. Had an early morning ahead so had to decline. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was great. No biscuits and gravy as advertised, but still something to start the day off. Would return!

Nice overall experience. There mustv'e been some sort of school thing going on because there were noisy kids running around everywhere, other thatn that the stay was perfect. Would def. stay again.

It was OK - room was nice but somewhat small. Front desk person was not overly nice and helpful. I waited at the front counter a couple of minutes before being helped. Continental breakfast was very good.

I stayed at this hotel while my son attended a camp @ Iowa State. The staff was very helpful with my inquiries on movie theaters, restaurants, nail salons, etc. Breakfast was great, the pool and hot tub were very clean. The room was a bit musty, and treadmills in the fitness center did not work well. Overall, though, a pleasant stay. Quiet!!

A comfortable hotel close to Iowa State University. Friendly staff, a good breakfast and very comfortable beds and pillows.

Good hotel for the money. Staff was very friendly and the breakfast buffet was really great. Will definately use them the next time we are heading to Ames.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (1 Bedroom)

King 1 | Sleeps 5

Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 6

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 6

Guest reviews for Country Inn & Suites By Carlson

Everyone (1) Couples (1) Business (1) Family (10)
3
Everyone

AC unit started to make a lot of noise during the 2nd night. Switched to another room the 3rd night.

By on Jul 25, 2017

4

hotel was great.

Couples

Hotel was close to the college. The breakfast was very nice. We will stay there again.

By on Aug 6, 2015

4

iowa state orientation

Families

Love this hotel, it is convenient to Iowa state, well taken care of, and breakfast is good. The only issue with our room was the little fridge had leaked on the carpet. (I assume that a previous occupant had left it open or turned it off) It is good to see that they were working on keeping it nice(they were redoing the lobby while we were there.) They did everything they could to not disturb guests with the mess.

By on Jul 2, 2015

3

nice hotel room

Families

This hotel was nice but the price could have been lower I have stayed in better hotels for less, but thought I would give this one a try since it had full breakfast. The hotel was clean breakfast was just ok, the bed was to hardfor my taste. They were doing contruction in the lobby and pool area that I didn't know about, I thought I came in the wrong door. The room was comfortable and spacious so because of that I would stay again if I had to and would recommend.

By on Jun 28, 2015

4

trip across country

Families

We were traveling across the country in Jan and we wanted a hot tub tof relax, unfortunately it was out of order but the room was great, bedding so comfortable and clean.

By on Apr 30, 2015

5

visiting a college student

Families

It was a fine room for the price. The room was clean and the staff was accommodating. It was quiet and comfortable. We traveled with children and they all able to find something to eat at breakfast.

By on Jan 14, 2015

4

good value

BusinessTravelers

New furnishings. My room was brand new. Convenient location to everything.

By on Nov 27, 2014

5

doesn't get any better!

Families

Check in through the third party reservation was quick and painless. Staff was very friendly. Surprisingly, there was a small cocktail bar at the location and we were offered two free draws or glasses of wine per adult. Had an early morning ahead so had to decline. Room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was great. No biscuits and gravy as advertised, but still something to start the day off. Would return!

By on Sep 27, 2014

4

clean, people really friendly,great stay

Families

Nice overall experience. There mustv'e been some sort of school thing going on because there were noisy kids running around everywhere, other thatn that the stay was perfect. Would def. stay again.

By on Apr 12, 2010

3

quick overnight stay - ci&s ames

Families

It was OK - room was nice but somewhat small. Front desk person was not overly nice and helpful. I waited at the front counter a couple of minutes before being helped. Continental breakfast was very good.

By on Feb 17, 2010