Old Chicago is connected to the hotel with access from inside. It is a great family restaurant. It has a variety of different pizzas, pasta, calzones, sandwiches, appetizers and desserts. It is also part of the World Beer Tour allowing customers to choose from 110 different types of beer. To contact please call: 515.232.6900.
Hickory Park Restaurant Co.
Open since 1970, this BBQ restaurant became a tradition with the Iowa State University football team. Over the years it became well known for its hickory park BBQ and ice cream. It is currently located on Duff Avenue and it maintains its antique look and feel. It has a variety of different appetizers and food to choose from. Their banquet/reception building is located within walking distance to our hotel. To contact please call: 515-232-7275.
Fuji Steak House
Fuji Japanese Steak House Hibachi & Sushi bar is located in our campus strip center next to the Hotel. Dine in as a party of two or a group and experience a great show on the hibachi grill. Happy Hour and daily specials. To contact please call: 515-232-8383.
Enjoy a wonderful selection of American food at Applebees. They have sandwiches, burgers, appetizers, salads and much more. Located 0.2 miles North of the hotel. This is a great family restaurant to enjoy lunch, dinner or a quick bite to eat in the bar. To contact please call: 515-233-6452.
The Mongolian Buffet
Enjoy a wonderful selection of American & Asian food at the Mongolian Buffet & Grill. They are located next to our campus strip center near the Hotel. To contact please call: 515-233-5252.
Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza
Located within walking distance and connected to our campus strip center, Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza is pizza unlike any other. From the original Pepperoni and Sausage to Margherita or Prosciutto. Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza will surely make your mouth water for more. To contact please call: 515-233-7183.
AMES, IOWA SHOPPING
There are plenty of shopping areas surrounding the hotel. Some include the Shoppes on Grand, Main Street Cultural District, and the North Grand Mall. Main Street downtown Ames offers Mom & Pop type stores with old town appeal.
The following stores are all within walking distance of the hotel.
Click this link for Ames most Current Events, http://www.visitames.com/events/ and many other attractions in the area.
AMES, IOWA LOCAL NEWS
Des Moines Register
CBS - KCCI - Channel 8
CBS network station, locally channel 8. -- www.kcci.com
ABC - MYABC5 - Channel 5
ABC network station, locally channel 5. -- www.myabc5.com
FOX - KDSM - Channel 6
FOX network station, locally channel 6. -- www.kdsm.com
NBC - WHO - Channel 13
NBC network station, locally channel 13. -- www.nbc13.com