- Hotels: We expect that most participants prefer to to stay in hotels. A participant should book a room in the hotel of his/her choice directly with the hotel, as described below. Please note that only some hotels are suitable for participants without cars.
Quality Inn and Suites, 2601 East 13th Street, Ames, IA, 50010, US; 515-232-9260 (phone); 515-598-5293 (fax); http://www.qualityinn.com/ires/en-US/html/ArrivalInfo?hotel=IA102&srp=LILAS&pu=no. It is about 4.3 miles from the meeting site. This is the headquarters hotel; shuttle to/from ISU will be provided. If you do not have a car you should book this hotel. Rates are US$119-149 + tax per room, per night, and amenities include complementary wifi and breakfast. Check-in time is 4:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 pm. Book at here using the code “LILAS” (yes, there’s a “L” before ILAS). Quality Inn and Suites in Ames, IA is a part of the Choice Hotels group. Choice Hotels is having website problems where it sometimes indicates there are no ILAS rooms available during our conference. That is incorrect – there are plenty of rooms available! If you find this is a problem when you try to reserve a room, please call the hotel directly at 515-232-9260. Your call will go straight to their front desk where they will be happy to book a room for you. Tell them you are part of the ILAS group.
Best Western Plus University Park, 2500 University Boulevard, Ames, Iowa, 50010, US; 515-296-2500 (phone); 515-296-2874 (fax); http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/groupSearch.do?groupId=5X9UM8N4 It is about 2.4 miles from the meeting site on the Brown route of the local bus system Cyride, and it is possible to walk to campus if you are athletic. Rates are US$104-109 +tax per room, per night, and amenities include complementary wifi and breakfast. Check-in time is 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 pm.
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames, Iowa, 50014, US; 515-292-8600 (phone); 515-268-2224 (fax); http://gatewayames.com/ It is about 2.4 miles from the meeting site on the Brown route of the local bus system Cyride, and it is possible to walk to campus if you are athletic.Rates are US$159 +tax per room, per night, and amenities include complementary wifi. Check-in time is 4:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 pm. To book online, use the code “ILAS2017” (no space).
Country Inn & Suites, 2605 SE 16th Street, Ames, Iowa, 50010, US; (515) 233-3935 (phone); (515) 233-1515 (fax); https://www.countryinns.com/ames-hotel-ia-50010/iaames. This hotel is not on a bus route, so you should only book this hotel if you have your own transportation to campus. Rates are $119-129++ depending on room type (standard vs suite), and complimentary breakfast and internet are included. You should book by requesting the “ILAS 2017 Connections” block by calling the hotel directly (at the.