House Rentals in Ames

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Recommended Vacation Rentals in Ames

Find your perfect vacation rental in Ames: from $63 per night

Apartment Ames 4
-31%
Apr 17 - Apr 24
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States
from $107 $155
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Apartment Ames 9
Apartment ∙ 9 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States
from $94
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Bed & Breakfast Ames 2
Free cancellation
Bed & Breakfast ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States
from $130
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5.0/5.0
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Apartment Ames 2
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States
from $114
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3.7/5.0
"Good"
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Motel Ames 2
Motel ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States
from $63
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning

Apartment Aircondition Ames
-43%
Apr 25 - May 2
Aircondition
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ames, Story County, Iowa, United States
from $92 $161
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Popular Rental Amenities in Ames

  • Internet (376)
  • Parking (364)
  • Pool (304)
  • No smoking (234)
  • Air conditioning (218)
  • TV (217)
  • Wheelchair access (203)
  • Microwave (185)
  • Kitchen (181)
  • Pet allowed (152)
  • Crib (93)
  • No pets (65)

You will have a large selection of accommodations to compare and choose from if you are looking for a rental offering a pool in Ames. Hotel rooms with pools in Ames are a fantastic option for groups of 4 and cost, on average, $148 a night. In Ames, a few of the accommodations offering a pool are situated close to the water.

The Weather in Ames

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The above is a climate diagram for Ames. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 84° However, temperatures can go lower than 12° in Ames in January. May is the wettest month.

Enjoy a Perfect Vacation with a Vacation Rental in Ames

Wake up to a beautiful view of the sunshine and watch it set in all its glory from your magnificent vacation rental in Ames.

Ames is the definition of a perfect vacation destination, from enjoying an array of games and hiking activities to visiting the most historic sites. Here, you can enjoy delicious cuisines and drinks and explore a rich, beautiful culture.

If you are hunting for a destination that best suits your family, Ames wows you with endless family-based sites and activities. Your family will bond over memorable experiences from enjoying perfect picnics, living in outstanding house rentals to hiking, and gaming.

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Where to find the best food in Ames?

Enjoy Elevated Cuisines and Drinks in Ames

Your vacation in one the comfortable house rentals in Ames couldn't be complete without a taste of delicacies on offer. At Macubana, you can enjoy an incredible assortment of luscious sauces and famous Cuban delicacies. If you are a deep-fried cheese lover, their Tampura Mac attack will leave you aching for more.

If you are hunting for a meal that combines Ames culture in one taste, drop by Hickory Park Restaurant. They have hundreds of dishes from smoked meat to turkey and hams. The eatery incorporates a gluten-free menu and an old school candy shop where you can try amazing praline sundaes.

At The Café, you are spoilt for choice owing to a rotating menu that includes French toast, corn risotto, chocolate ganache, and sourdough. You will understand why The Café is so well-loved when you visit; they use the finest, traceable ingredients and offer amazing service.

What are the best nightlife spots in Ames?

Party at Night

Ames has a plethora of night out escapades to tempt guests from the comfort of their house rentals. If you want to enjoy your meal accompanied by great entertainment, try out Whiskey River. You will appreciate their British grub and English style old ale. The bartenders will further enhance your experience with their friendly and prompt service.

Blue Owl is a college bar that offers incredible fun. You will enjoy the topmost service and drinks from the exemplary friendliness of the attendants. Even better, the five massive television sets ensure that visitors do not crowd in one place as they enjoy hours of music and gameing entertainment.

If you like parting hard and long into the night, why not try Mickey's Irish Pub. The pub’s friendly staff and ambiance give you a great opportunity to enjoy drinks, music, and fun. Also, there are multiple generously sized televisions and a great stereo system.

Where are the unique attractions in Ames?

Local Attractions

If you want to make the most of your vacation, you have to get out of the comfort of the house rentals. Visit Iowa State University and stand in awe of Elwood, the tallest garden concrete genome there has ever been.

Taking a tour of the great Iowa State University is a holistic adventure experience for you and your family. Here stands a world-class university, housing historic sites, Brunnier Art Museum, and Elwood, the world's tallest garden genome.

To learn more about the culture of Ames visit the Octagon Center For the Arts. The center has complemented Ames' rich culture since 1966. It has an incredible of changing exhibits, and you can be sure to spot drawings from world-famous artists.

What are the benefits of self-catering in Ames?

Local Convenience in Ames

One thing that stands out about house rentals is that you can cook some of your favorite meals in the comfort of your own kitchen. Casey's General Store is your one-stop solution for all your vacation rental needs, including grocery retail. Here, you can also get some delicious pizzas and sandwiches.

Drop by Kum & Go for a great breakfast meal or fresh food. There's a wide choice of drinks, including soft, energy, and frozen drinks. Don't forget to pick up some doughnuts, sandwiches, or a hot slice of pizza!

If you are in for a really good time, make a stop at Cyclone Liquors for your beer and wine needs. From wines and spirits to your favorite liquor, this store will make your vacation fun and entertaining.

What are the must-see attractions in Ames?

Stop Over Destinations in Ames

Reiman Gardens

About ten minutes from your exclusive vacation rental in Ames is Reiman Gardens. This enchanting year-round garden impresses with numerous indoor and outdoor gardens. The gardens showcase the beauty of herbs, vegetables, roses, and there are plenty of children's playgrounds.

Brunnier Art Museum

Brunnier Art Museum, tucked in Iowa State University Campus, is famous for housing world-renown art. The collections include artistically laid out exhibits of paintings, sculpture, and other world-class art works.

Furman Aquatic Center

The Furman Aquatic Center is the perfect place for fun-filled family bonding time. You can enjoy fantastic walks along the Lazy River to swimming, diving, and splashing all day. Additionally, there are picnic tables for your family and friendly members of staff at your disposal.

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