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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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2600 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010-8620 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewsfront deskroom was cleangreat hotelevery morningplatinum memberbusiness tripin towniowa statebreakfast barking suitegreat roomwould stay here againcollege visitfree breakfasta great staystaff was very friendlyconvenient location
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here last night. Check in was a complete mess there credit card machine didn’t work so they stayed to come down in the morning to pay. They started calling at 6:30 in the morning to have me come down? I didn’t get in until...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Stayed in Ames for the Lego FIRST competition in January and it was a great choice. The hotel had a nice sized pool which our son and some of his team used. The breakfast choices were exactly what we expected and there was a little...More

Thank Nicole C
Response from Nicole F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. I am very pleased that you and your family enjoyed our clean quite hotel and had a chance to experience the pool and our variety of breakfast choices. We are looking forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Half hearted renovation, the facility is still tired and needs a paint job in places, grout in others and better tile fit in others. Kinda like letting you brother in law do your renovation. At 4 am the dump trucks from down the street start...More

Thank Dan G
Response from Nicole F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback on your recent stay. I would like to start by apologizing to you for not meeting your expectations. We strive to make each stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible, and we will use your...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Beds were on tall pedestals and difficult to get on top of and down from. Shower actuation in the tub was not intuitive and no instructions. Breakfast was excellent and by far the highlight of the stay. Staff was good. Breakfast Staff was excellent!More

Thank Happy_DP_Traveler
Response from Nicole F, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry you had such difficulty getting in and out of our beds, it is an issue we are currently looking into. We strive to bring you the best guest experience possible, and your...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed here two nights. The hotel was very quiet, the a/c very cold and the beds very comfortable. We have stayed here before when visiting Ames and will stay again. We really like having the little Keurig coffee maker in the room.

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Price range
USD 118 - USD 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Business Hotel in Ames
#2 Family Hotel in Ames
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Price range
USD 118 - USD 305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Business Hotel in Ames
#2 Family Hotel in Ames
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Linda H
16 June 2016|
Response from 42Fredmed | Reviewed this property |
It's on the south side of town. Not sure of the best route to the north mall but several miles so will need a car
28 June 2015|
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Response from Steve N | Property representative |
Yes, with proper ID, 18 years is an acceptable age.
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"If you are short you may not be able to get on to the beds."
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"We prefer the top floor, away from the elevator, but we do this at all hotels."
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"I have never had a bad room here!"
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"We like top floors because no one above you."
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