Travel and Housing
Ames provides a wide range of accommodations for those who are traveling into the area. The information below has been provided to help you make arrangements for your stay. If you experience difficulty or have further questions regarding your stay in Ames, please contact Kathy Keller.
2400 Oakwood Road
Ames, Iowa 50014-8417
From Des Moines International Airport - Exit airport, turning left onto Fleur Drive, continue straight onto Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, exit right onto I-235 East, continue onto I-35 North (approx. 20 miles), exit I-35 onto Hwy 30 West (Ames exit) and exit University Boulevard (Exit 146), turn left continuing under overpass. Turn right onto Oakwood Road. Continue 1/2 mile, turn left into BILD International parking lot.
From I-35 North & South - Exit I-35 onto Hwy 30 West (Ames Exit) and exit University Boulevard (Exit 146), turn left continuing under overpass. Turn right onto Oakwood Road. Continue 1/2 mile and turn left into BILD International parking lot.
From Hwy 30 East & West - Exit University Boulevard (Exit 146), turn south onto University Boulevard. Turn right onto Oakwood Road. Continue 1/2 mile, turn left into BILD International parking lot.
All lodging in Ames is located within 15 minutes of BILD. For a thorough listing of other lodging options in the Ames area, visit the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau website.
Hotels Closest to BILD
Best Western University Park Inn & Suites
2500 University Boulevard
Ames, IA 50010
515.296.2500 / 800.WESTERN / 515.296.2874 (fax)
Best Western offers a 25% discount on their single room and suite rates and a free hot breakfast for those attending BILD International events. To obtain this special rate, call for your reservation and please mention BILD International.
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
515.292.8600 / 800.FOR-AMES / 515.268.2224 (fax)
Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center
2609 University Boulevard
Ames, Iowa 50010
515.268.8808 / 888.HOLIDAY / 515.268.8858 (fax)