Area Lodging and Dining


Ames has a wide variety of restaurants within 10-15 minutes of Stephens Auditorium providing a choice of fine and casual dining.

Check out a complete list of dining in Ames!


The Iowa State University campus is within a mile of these Ames hotels, offering guests easy access to a number of events, conventions and shows at the Iowa State Center and to exciting games at the Jack Trice Stadium and Hilton Coliseum.

Best Western Plus – University Park Inn and Suites

Best Western PLUS Inn and Suites

2500 University Boulevard, Ames, IA 50010
515-296-2500 or 1-800-WESTERN





Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU

2609 University Boulevard, Ames IA 50010

Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU
(515) 268-8808 or +1 (800) 333-3333








If you are traveling from outside the area, the Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau is an excellent resource for area lodging, dining, shopping and other activities in Ames.