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Ames offers visitors 10 Expedia recommended hotel and apartment choices. Within a 6-mile (10-kilometer) radius of Ames's city heart visitors can select from 10 Expedia-listed hotels and apartments.

While Ames can't boast to having a huge selection of hotels near its downtown area, Days Inn Ames is central enough to please most visitors.

Hotel options that aren't far from the Brunnier Art Museum are the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center and GrandStay Hotel & Suites. If you would rather find a place near the Iowa State Center, you could plan to stay at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center and GrandStay Hotel & Suites.

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ames can be found 2 miles (3 kilometers) away from the center of Ames. Another accommodation option is the Hilton Garden Inn Ames, which is situated 4 miles (6 kilometers) away. The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA and also the Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites are two other accommodation options worth looking into in Ames.

While you are here in Ames, ensure you allow time to enjoy Central Iowa's other great offerings. Investigate Central Iowa's history museums and enjoy the area's rural landscapes. Common things to do in this particular part of United States of America include horse riding, picnicking and swimming.

Des Moines is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Ames and is home to the Drake University, Southridge Mall and Blank Park Zoo. Some of our recommended Des Moines hotels and accommodations are the Marriott Des Moines and Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel. Or stay in Marshalltown, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west of Ames, where you can choose from the Hampton Inn & Suites Marshalltown and Baymont Inn & Suites Marshalltown. If you're staying in Marshalltown, be sure to visit the Marshalltown Community College and Fisher Community Center Art Gallery.

Before you say goodbye to Central Iowa, ensure you catch local game. Visit Wells Fargo Arena to the north of Ames. For visitors who are keen on booking accommodation close by, make a reservation in the Marriott Des Moines or Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel.

If you are flying into or out of Des Moines International Airport and choose to stay nearby try DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport or Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center.