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    Kickoff time...

    What time should I expect the 1st game to begin...and also what are the local Marriot hotels. The last time I came to Ames we stayed all the way in West Desmoines and I am not trying to go that far again!!!

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    Re: Kickoff time...

    The game should start at 7 since its on a Thursday again.



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCity View Post
    What time should I expect the 1st game to begin...and also what are the local Marriot hotels. The last time I came to Ames we stayed all the way in West Desmoines and I am not trying to go that far again!!!

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    Re: Kickoff time...

    There's a Holiday Gateway Inn close to the stadium.


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    Re: Kickoff time...

    right off highway 30 there are a lot of hotels but im not sure if any are marriots plus when you come home drunk as hell who needs a nice place to stay right?



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    6 or 7 that night. Hotels I have no idea on. I think the Fairfield Inn on 16th is Marriott?



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    I believe there is a Fairfield Inn off of Dayton.



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Gateway is nice, the Starlight on 13th is alot nicer than it looks, (recently renovated) and it's fairly cheap. Theres also a Holiday Inn on 13th that is nice.



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    I believe there is a Fairfield Inn off of Dayton.
    How far is that from the school? I will be arriving Tuesday night and I wanna be close to my brother...



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCity View Post
    How far is that from the school? I will be arriving Tuesday night and I wanna be close to my brother...
    From the north entrance of the stadium (South 4th St):

    1.5 miles to the University Blvd cluster (Holiday Inn, Best Western, Gateway Hotel)

    3 miles to the cluster at SE 16th and Dayton Ave (Microtel, Fairfield by Marriott, Comfort Inn, Heartland Inn, AmericInn, Country Inn, Hampton Inn, Super 8)


    Last edited by theshadow; 07-20-2009 at 03:38 PM. Reason: Added more hotels

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    Re: Kickoff time...

    You could check into the hotel at the Memorial Union if you'd like to stay on campus.



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Quote Originally Posted by TheCity View Post
    How far is that from the school? I will be arriving Tuesday night and I wanna be close to my brother...
    Probably 2-3 miles. 16th Street to the stadium and University Boulevard to get on campus. 13st Street hotels would be further away. The Gateway hotel on University Boulevard would be closer. Depending where your brother lives, the Hilton Garden Inn just off South Dakota in West Ames might be the closest. The Memorial Union hotel is actually on the southern tip of campus.



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Use google. It will give you a map.



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    Re: Kickoff time...

    Question about next year but are they really going to have the 1st game on Saturday like Cyclones.com says? That will suck cuz just found out some friends are going to have their wedding that weekend.


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