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    Ames Hotels

    All Ames Hotels are sold out for the Texas Game, is this usual?



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Quote Originally Posted by Carsalesrgood View Post
    All Ames Hotels are sold out for the Texas Game, is this usual?
    No - I think it is pretty comon. We tried last year to get a room for a couple of home night games and they were sold out as well. Told us Ankeny was the closest with available rooms.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    ya everyone wants to catch our last game vs texas while we are in a real conference



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    I imagine Parents' Weekend has something to do with it too. My dad was searching for a room the other day and couldn't find anything in Ames or Ankeny. Ended up with a hotel in Des Moines.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    For Family Weekend that usually is the case.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    You can stay on my couch for $200 a night. That includes a continental breakfast



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Boone has a couple hotels .It is only 15 mins away from stadium. Not sure if they have rooms or not .



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Yeah Texas and Family Weekend=Packed weekend for Ames. My parents said they would never come down for that weekend again after freshman year, since it was very crowded.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Nevada, IA has a hotel off 30 next to Story County Medical Center. 10 min away from stadium.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Check Story City, IA also. Think it is 20 min away from stadium or Ames.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    last time ISU played texas on family weekend, my grandparents had to sit through a game where we lost 56-3. Not relevant to the thread, but that sucked.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Ames needs more hotels.

    Another place to look is Ankeny which is just 20 minutes from JTS.



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    Re: Ames Hotels

    must be a lot of construction on I-35, can't bring the doublewides.


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    Re: Ames Hotels

    Yeah, everything is booked for the Texas game & it is also family weekend......no rooms in Boone, Story City, Nevada or Ankeny either.

    We're in the same boat and can't find a room, but this is a very good thing for the city of Ames. Lots of $$ coming into town and that's why being in the BIG XII is important for this city and Central Iowa.


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    Re: Ames Hotels

    I was told its been booked solid for months



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