Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU
2609 University Blvd
Ames , IA 50010
Located just off Highway 30, Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU lies two miles from Iowa State University, less than a mile from the ISU Research Park and only five miles from I-35. During your stay, you can borrow a complimentary bicycle, helmet and bicycle lock through the Cybike program to reach campus or the research park. If you’re traveling for work, enjoy easy access to dozens of local businesses and world-class research facilities like the National Animal Disease Center and Ames Laboratory. Complete your visit by cheering on the Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium or experiencing a touring Broadway production at the Iowa State Center.
After taking a campus tour or attending a research conference, return to the hotel to enjoy dinner on site at Bistro 1864 Restaurant and Bar or relax in our indoor pool. Families can have fun together at the kiddie pool, and the well-equipped fitness center makes it easy to keep up with your workout routine. Take advantage of these convenient services:
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Our hotel rooms
The Radisson features 75 spacious, up-to-date rooms and suites that include a microwave, a refrigerator and a coffeemaker. Check your email with free Wi-Fi while enjoying a snack and a cold drink. Standard room highlights include:
If you need extra space for your family, book one of our suites with a separate living room. Suites also provide a sleeper sofa.
Bars & restaurants
Located on site at the Radisson, Bistro 1864 Restaurant and Bar serves fresh, made-to-order dishes for breakfast and dinner. Choose from a full menu of appetizers, salads, entrees, sides and desserts, and then complete your meal with a local craft beer from our large selection.
If you’re craving a late-night or a mid-afternoon snack, stop by the 24-hour Market next to the front desk. We offer a variety of beverages, including sodas, bottled and sparkling water, sports drinks, iced coffee and tea, as well as packaged meals and sweet or salty treats to take back to your room. For a leisurely start to your day or a quiet dinner, you can also order from our room service menu.
Things to do in Ames
Conveniently situated near Highway 30 and I-35, the Radisson in Ames lies only two miles from all the attractions of Iowa State University and three miles from downtown. Attend a basketball game at Hilton Coliseum, or cheer on your soccer player at Hunziker Youth Sports Complex. The Iowa State Center hosts concerts and theatrical productions, and Reiman Gardens provides a relaxing spot to go for a stroll. Explore these nearby attractions:
Iowa State University – This public research university serves more than 30,000 students and offers more than 100 majors. Take a prospective student tour of the beautiful campus, located only two miles from the hotel, or attend a performance at the on-site Stephens Auditorium.
Iowa State University Research Park – Located less than a mile from the hotel, this major business complex provides a home for dozens of companies specializing in biotechnology, animal health and computer science. Attend a meeting at NewLink Genetics, Workiva or Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. and then grab a quick lunch at Provisions Lot F.
Jack Trice Stadium – This 61,500-seat stadium is the home football field of the Iowa State Cyclones. Situated one mile from our hotel, the venue has been repeatedly renovated throughout the years to ensure exceptional sight lines for ISU’s devoted fans.
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Plan your next meeting or event
Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU offers 4,530 square feet of meeting space divided across three rooms. Ideal for meetings, social gatherings or wedding receptions, our facilities can accommodate up to 325 people and feature free Wi-Fi, built-in screens, tables, chairs, linens and catering services.
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ISU’s top attractions are just two miles away
Come stay at the modern Radisson Hotel Ames Conference Center at ISU! Rest and relax at our beautifully appointed full-service hotel located less than two miles from Iowa State University and adjacent to the Iowa State University Research Park. Whether you’re visiting for a prospective student tour, a graduation or a sporting event, our hotel provides excellent amenities to help you feel at home, including on-site dining, free parking and an indoor pool.
Iowa State University is the state’s largest university and is the third-largest university in the Big 12 Athletic Conference. Organized into seven colleges and two schools, ISU offers 100 Bachelor’s degree programs, 112 Masters programs and 83 Ph.D. programs, including one professional degree program in Veterinary Medicine. The university is also classified as a Research University with Very High Research Activity (RU/VH).
These Iowa State University attractions are located within two miles of the hotel: