Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and indoor pool


Located in Ames, this family-friendly hotel is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Octagon Center for the Arts, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Reiman Gardens and Veenker Memorial Golf Course. Brunnier Art Museum and Stephens Auditorium are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Free buffet breakfast and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in the lobby, a business center, and conference rooms are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 78 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Cable TV, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA provides a spa tub and a fitness center. This hotel offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. This family-friendly hotel also offers coffee/tea in the lobby, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a fireplace in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 78 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Pay movies 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
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Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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