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Gateway Hotel Easter Brunch

Please join us or Easter Brunch at the Gateway on Sunday, April 1st from 10am-2pm featuring freshly carved meats along with made to order omelets. For reservations please call 515-292-8600.

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Gateway Bridal Show Vendors List

Check out our Vendors from the show!

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Gateway2GO 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.


Odyssey of the Mind 2018 World Finals

May 23 – May 26, 2018

Gateway Hotel welcomes back the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals! Over a span of nearly 40 years, World Finals has been the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work for the millions of students across the world who have participated in Odyssey of the Mind. Join Ames, Iowa in the excitement!

For more information visit their website.

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Ames Tribune’s Best of Story County

The Best of Story County celebrates the best of the best – the businesses, organizations, people and more that YOU think deserve to be named the best! Gateway Hotel will be hosting Best of Story County on June 29, 2018 where these businesses will be recognized. This event is organized by the Ames Tribune. Voting for these businesses, organizations, and people will open up later this spring.


40th Annual Sausage & Processed Meats Short Course – July 16-20, 2018

Gateway welcomes back the 40th Annual Sausage and Processed Meats Short Course! Hosted by the Iowa State University Department of Animal Science & Meat Science Extension, this short course focuses on the technology of sausage production and other types of meat processing. For more information, please see the brochure.


2018 Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy 

Institute- July 16-20 and 23-25, 2018 / Academy-July 25-27, 2018

The Gateway Hotel & Conference Center welcomes back the Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy. These programs are designed to offer a variety of courses to assist municipal professionals in their day-to-day duties, provide educational credit toward certification, and offer continuing education training for city clerks, finance officers and others to provide in-depth training for clerks and municipal staff to get useful, up-to-date information that will assist job performance.

For more information: click here.


Farm Progress Show 2018

The nation’s largest outdoor farm event is being held at the Central Iowa Expo near Boone, IA on August 28-30, 2018.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

If you are in town for the show, be sure to stop by the Iowa Stater Restaurant for dining options.

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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