Best Western Plus-University Park Inn & Suites

2500 University Boulevard, Ames, IA
Max Capacity: 60 people
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 60
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 350
 
Twelve-story Hotel located downtown, convenient to Veterans Auditorium & Capitol building. Events are stress free when you select one of the downtown Des Moines eight meeting rooms and 9,892 square feet of flexible space at the Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines. Custom catering, free WiFi access and stunning views of downtown greet you.
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 500
 
The Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center's comfortable and functional space will provide the perfect environment for any occasion. With our selection of meeting spaces, we strive to find a room that works perfect for you and your event. Our skilled and attentive staff are ready to work with you to ensure that your expectations are not only met, but exceeded.
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 60  
$100-$500 /event
Vino209 is located in Historic Valley Junction in West Des Moines, Iowa. The stunning 1,700 square foot space opened in September 2017. Guests will enjoy the sophisticated, but historic relaxed atmosphere at Vino209, whether out for a night on the town, shopping in the district or stopping by after work with friends or a business meeting or special event. The Cafe features a cafe area that seats 50 guests at tables, 5 at the bar and a relaxing soft seating area. The moveable front doors will allow for the patrons to feel part of the fabric of the district and what is happening on the street. A new patio is being built that will seat approximately 20 guests in Spring 2019. In addition to the Cafe space we feature our "Tasting Room" which is perfect for rehearsal dinners, bridal parties, brunches, business meetings, private wine tastings and more. There is seating for up to 24. A combination of the Cafe and Tasting room can be used for some of the parties depending on the day. We do not charge for the space, however we do have minimum purchase requirements based on the date and time of your event.
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 350
 
$1,000 /event
Our spacious hall can accommodate more than 350 guest and you can decorate to meet your every desire. With a magnificent stone fireplace, wood cathedral style ceilings this is the perfect place for you and your guest. Enjoy our pine log walls on our full service bar. Our facility is nestled within a country setting with a spacious yard and parking lot along with several scenic locations with multiple trees.
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 450  
$600-$3,750 /event
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Scottish Rite Consistory in Downtown Des Moines is a truly unique and breathtaking setting for your event. Inside you'll find multiple diverse rooms including two banquet rooms with dinner seating for up to 450 and a stunning auditorium seating for 1,000.
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 400  
$40-$150 /hour
The Veterans Reception Center is a beautiful facility in an idyllic setting just minutes west of Des Moines. Open to the public, the facility can seat up to 300 guests. We have a full bar, lounge and patio with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. We have three separate wedding packages to choose from; our rates are very competitive and we offer on-site catering. We would love the opportunity to show you our beautiful facility!
Serving the Ames, IA Area
Capacity: 10  
$120 /event
Sunrise Chapel in Des Moines is designed for the couple who wish to have a ceremony in a small chapel setting. Our chapel will seat 4 guests in addition to the bride and groom, with standing room for 6. While our concept is a small venue, we can accommodate standing outside for a few guests weather permitting. All evening ceremonies are by candlelight. Travel? Yes I do. Please let us know if you are active, retired military, or about to be deployed. I also offer senior discounts. Received the "Best of 2015" and Best Pro 2016 award on "Thumbtack". I am also a member of the Better Business Bureau. I am sorry, we do not offer reception facilities or "license signing only" services.