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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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About student housing in Ames

Looking for student housing in Ames? When you’re not busy at school or exploring the town, enjoy amenities like screening rooms for a movie, marathon weekends, lounges, study rooms, on-site laundry services, maintenance teams, and much more. With Unilodgers, you get to choose from 5000+ student room options with amenities that will make university life better. Choose comfortable and budget-friendly student apartments to live in starting from US$75 per month only. Here are the types of furnished student rooms available on Unilodgers:

  • Ensuites

  • Studios

  • Shared Rooms

  • 1 and 2 bedroom flats

Looking for off campus housing near Iowa State University? We have you covered with tons of options of student apartments in Ames that have been designed to make you feel at home. These student houses are well equipped with amenities like WiFi, games room, gyms, BBQ areas, theatres, and more. All you need to do is scroll down, look for the one that fits your budget and needs, and book away!

Living in Ames as a Student

  • Cost of living: The city is a moderately expensive city to live in as a student. To give you an idea a meal at a restaurant would cost you about $12.

  • Student-friendly locations: You’ll be spoilt with tons of amazing, student-friendly neighborhoods to stay in in the city. These areas have all the essential facilities and are also near the university campus. One of these areas is the one around Iowa State University.

Rent for students: We understand the needs of a student. Keeping that in mind, our student flats in Ames, IA start from US$75 per month and have offers up to US$100 to make it affordable and convenient.

Student Life in Ames

The city is known for its beautiful parks, gardens, amazing museums, lakes and some great restaurants serving mouth-watering food from across the globe. Here is everything you should visit and experience in the city:

  • Parks and Gardens: If you love the outdoors, this city has tons of gardens, parks and lakes for you to explore. Visit the Reiman Gardens, Ada Hayden Heritage Park Lake, and Inis Grove Park to explore the beautiful flowers in the botanical garden or just sit down for a picnic in the sun.

  • Museums: The city has a rich history, culture and some amazing local art. Explore the city’s background by visiting museums like Brunnier Art Museum, Octagon Center For the Arts, Ames History Museum and Farm House Museum.

Restaurants and Cafes: You’ll be spoilt for choice of restaurants, pubs and cafes in the city. Filled with tons of affordable and amazing restaurants, you’ll never get bored of eating out. While you’re here, try out Ge-Angelo's for great Italian food, Provisions Lot F for authentic American cuisine, and The Cafe for the best coffee in town.

Student Travel in Ames

  • Local Buses: You can easily get around the city in the local buses by CyRide and access all its areas conveniently. One-way fare is $1.25 per ride.

  • Biking and walking: Get around the city in an easy, safe, eco-friendly, and economic way by biking or walking. The city has loads of safe biking routes and pathways for you to get around.

  • Student discounts: ISU students can ride the local buses for free. All you need to do is present a valid student ID card of the university.

So what are you waiting for? Get scrolling and choose the student accommodations in Ames, IA that fit your needs!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Ames Iowa?

Student apartments in Ames IA average out to about US$520 a month. You can find student houses for rent in Ames IA with Unilodgers starting from US$339 a month.

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Ames Iowa?

With Unilodgers, you will find lots of options for student apartments for rent in Ames IA that fit your budget. To see your options, you can use the filters on top of the page and choose the  type of apartment, the location and the maximum rent. 

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in Ames Iowa?

Ames IA is filled with some of the coolest neighborhoods for students which are also near the major universities there. These neihbourhoods also serve as the best araes for quaint cafes and the best pubs in town. To choose your preferred neighborhood, use the filters on top of the page. 

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Ames Iowa?

Ames Iowa is home to a huge variety of student accommodations On Unilodgers, you can book from various private and shared spaces for rent in Ames IA options. If you like to have the entire place to yourself, you can also look for student studio apartments in Ames or 1 bedroom student apartments in Ames IA options. You will also find some great accommodation options to live with your friends.  

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Ames Iowa?

Yes, Unilodgers has short-term homes for rent Ames IA options. All you need to do is use the Tenancy Duration filter on top of the page and see your options.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Ames Iowa?

Yes, Unilodgers has tons of value deals and bonus add-ons available on student accommodation near Ames Iowa University. To view these offers in detail, you can visit the individual property pages. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Ames Iowa?

To get around Ames Iowa, you can use its bus services. These buses will help you access all corners of the city with great ease. Using public transport is also a great way to save money for students!

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Ames Iowa?

Most of the student homes in Ames IA options on Unilodgers have been covered under the Pandemic Shield that protects you from the COVID uncertainties. This shield ensures your safety at the accommodation with measures like deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, etc. To see more detail about the Pandemic Shield, visit the property pages.  

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

WiFi is provided at no extra cost or included in the rent at most of the student homes in Ames IA option on Unilodgers. For more details, please check the property pages. 

Are these accommodations secure?

Your safety and security is at the top most priority at the townhomes for rent Ames IA options on Unilodgers. Your safety is assured with features like CCTV and secure door entry at these accommodations. Most of these furnished apartments Ames options also have on-site staff to keep you safe. For more details about these features, please check the property pages.

What all is included in the rent?

Most of the student accommodations in Ames Iowa include electricity, water, and gas in the rent. Some of these accommodations also include WiFi and insurance in rent. To check the specific inclusions, please visit the property pages.