2100 Green Hills Drive | Ames, Iowa 50014 | 515-292-8600 | Fax 515-268-2224
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ISU Football Season Starts September 2nd

Gateway Hotel is filling up quickly. We do have a few rooms remaining. For reservations, please call 800-367-2637.

Before and after the game be sure to stop by the IowaStater Restaurant in the hotel for food and drink specials.

For tickets to the game:  ISU Football Tickets




Gateway Hotel’s Newest Offer

Getting married in 2018 and not selected a location?  Make sure you call Gateway Hotel for a 15% savings when you book your wedding ceremony and reception together. Call Gabriela Devine at 515-268-2204 for more details.





 Mother's Day 2017

Please join us for Mother’s Day Brunch!

Sunday, May 14th, 10am to 2pm.  For reservations, please call 515-292-8600 or 800-367-2637.

We hope to see you there!!


 Gateway 2 Go

Gateway 2 Go Boxed Lunches

Gateway Hotel is pleased to announce our new Gateway 2 Go boxed lunches.  This new off-site catering option gives you the flexibility to order lunches for 10 or more and have it delivered to your office.  To order, simply contact us at 515-268-2200.


Please join us for Easter Brunch!

Sunday, April 16th, 10am to 2pm.  For reservations, please call 515-292-8600 or 800-367-2637.

We hope to see you there!!


Play All Day at Veenker Memorial Golf Course for $50.00, then Relax at Gateway Hotel!

For hotel reservations, please contact the hotel at 515-292-8600 and ask for the golf package rate of $114.00.

For golf reservations, please contact the course at Veenker@iastate.edu , call 515-294-6727 or make your reservations online at www.veenkergolf.com (“Book A Tee Time” Button) Just reference the “All Day Rate” when checking in.

7-day advance bookings encouraged to secure preferred tee times.

The above package is available opening day through May 26, 2017, weather, hotel and course availability, pending.


2017 July and November Wedding Special for New Bookings

Please contact our group sales office for more details and available dates.  515-268-2200


Happy Holidays from the Gateway Hotel Sales Team

From (L-R):  Maria Ruiz, Sales Manager; Kathy Kennedy, Catering Manager; Joelle Marty, Sales Coordinator; Curt Miller, Director of Sales; Gabriela Devine, Sales Manager and Jamie Courtney, Sales Manager


New Year’s Eve at The IowaStater Restaurant

Make your New Year’s Eve special! Visit The IowaStater Restaurant to enjoy our slow cooked prime rib, prepared to perfection!

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FIRST LEGO League Championships

The Iowa 2016 FIRST LEGO League Championship will take place in Ames, Iowa Saturday, January 14th and Sunday January 15th and is hosted by Iowa State University College of Engineering.

Click here for more information on the First Lego League organization. 



Iowa County Engineers Conference

The 70th Annual Iowa County Engineers Conference will be held in Ames, IA at the Iowa State Center Scheman Building on December 6-8, 2016.  For more information click here.

Gateway Hotel would like to welcome the following organizations during the ICEA conference:

Asphalt Paving Association, Iowa Concrete Pipe Association, Iowa Concrete Paving Association, Advanced Drainage Systems, Murphy Tractor, Forterra and Metal Culverts


      The New Banquet Menu Is Here!

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center is pleased to announce that our new banquet menu completed.  For more information on all of our conference services, please click here.


Ames Makes the List of 12 Must-Shop Towns in Iowa

Ames made Travel Iowa’s 12 Must-Shop Towns in Iowa! Read the full article here.

 isu-vs-west-virginia-poster-web-image Join us at the IowaStater Restaurant for the final game of the season

You are definitely not going to want to miss this game!! Kick off is at 2:30pm.  We will be ready for you before, during and after the game.  Check out our menu here and Go Cyclones!!


Ames Jaycees New Year’s Eve Bash

Gateway Hotel is the place to ring in the New Year with the Ames Jaycees New Year’s Eve Ball! Sign up early as space is limited! Register Here.

Gateway Hotel is offering discounted guest rooms on New Year’s Eve.  When calling the hotel for reservations (515-292-8600), just ask for the Ames Jaycees group discount.


Holiday Railroad at Reiman Gardens

The wildly popular Reiman Gardens Express Holiday Train returns again this year! If you didn’t get to see this last season, make sure it’s on your calendar this time around. This year it chugs through a sweet landscape as part of the “Sugar & Spice” display. Also included in the show will be a replica of Iowa State University’s historical Dinkey train, scaled recreations of buildings on ISU’s campus, as well as several bridges.  The exhibit opens to the public on Friday, November 18.  For more information on Reiman Gardens, click here.


Thanksgiving at The IowaStater Restaurant

Join Gateway Hotel and The IowaStater Restaurant for a plated Thanksgiving lunch featuring all of your holiday favorites! Please call 515-268-2238 to make reservations. Click here to see details


State Games of America Coming to Ames and Des Moines

The Iowa Games, in collaboration with Iowa State University, Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau and Catch Des Moines have been selected to host the 2021 State Games of America in Ames and Des Moines. To read the full article please click here.

Pictured from left to right: Ryan Vogt (Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau), Julie Weeks (Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau), Seann DeMaris (Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau), Chuck Long (Iowa Sports Foundation), Kevin Bourke (Iowa Sports Foundation), Kim Abels (Iowa Sports Foundation), Greg Edwards (Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau)​​​​​​​

Current Specials & Packages
  • Bed and Breakfast Package Relax and rejuvenate in one of our inviting guest rooms and enjoy our delicious Breakfast Buffet the next morning.
  • Families, Flowers, Butterflies & Fun at Reiman Gardens Explore beautiful Reiman Gardens, one of the finest university gardens in the nation. Enjoy family time with Gateway's heated indoor pool, sauna, bikes, and board games.
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