Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA 50014
Phone: (515) 292-8600
Book your room HERE.

Getting to Ames, IA
Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is the best/closest airport to fly into to get to Ames, IA. For transportation to/from Des Moines International Airport and Ames, please click HERE. The link will provide you information for Ride Share, Taxis, and Limos, as well as a link for “Shuttles” if you would like to book an Executive Express shuttle. Shuttles will need to be booked in advance, taxi’s and ride share options may be available upon arrival.

Things to do in Ames, IA
Whatever you’re in town for, you’re in for a treat at restaurants in Ames. Keep cool with ice cream and craft beers, or warm up with hearty brunches and barbecue. We have long-standing favorites that put us on the map, as well as new spots for trendy bites. If you’re a foodie, you’ll love our city. To view a full list of restaurants, click HERE.
Whether you like to shop, hike, or explore, Ames has so many options! Reiman Gardens was named one of the “Top 10 Gardens worth traveling to for” and is home to the world’s tallest concrete gnome, Elwood. This 17-acre gardens is a must-see! Stroll historic downtown and find some treasures at the unique shops. These are just a few of the top things to do in Ames! For a full list of other “must-do’s” click HERE.