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Days Inn Ames

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   229 S. Duff Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
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Ranked #16 of 18 Hotels in Ames
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you’ve ever traveled extensively, chances are you’ve stayed at some pretty lousy hotels. However, in all my years of travel, this hotel gets the award as the “Absolute Worst Hotel of All Time”… Why? The bed was satisfactory, but I now itch over most of my body. The shower did have pressure, but when I got in the shower,... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would not recommend staying at this hotel. The first room that we were to stay in smelled like someone threw up in it so they finally agreed to move us and then the room we ended up moving too still smelled but it was better than the first so we settled for it. The room was old and out... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon arriving, we were greeted by the smallest lobby I have ever seen in my life. I walked down the hallway and entered my room. My initial impression left me laughing harder than you could ever imagine due to the room smelling exceptionally stale and having a small hole in the wall. Throughout the night, various forms of banter were... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were visiting Ames and we were thinking about staying overnight at this hotel to meet friends the next day, but we want to check our emails to confirm our meeting with them, prior to deciding whether or not to rent the room. Unfortunately, our cell phone battery died, so we asked the front desk clerk to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We checked in this evening with very unfriendly front desk help. There was no parking due to vehicles taking up 2 parking spots. The entrance closest to where we were parked didn't work with the key card so we had to carry all of our stuff around the building to get in. The hotel smells like urine. Our room was... More 

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Port Aransas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came as a group and were threatened to be charged for extra towels because they didn't restock. Room service could not be called after a certain hour. Smelled bad. Front desk person was consistently absent, denying their responsibilities, and took us 40 minutes to check out. Shower came out only like water hose. Plunger that was supposed to remain at... More 

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Dewitt, IA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checking in and out were both extremely poor situations. The check-in clerk was not available for a long time and was not friendly. When I checked out the clerk took 10 minutes to figure out how to print a receipt. The electrical outlets in my room were worn out and probably dangerous. You had to wiggle the plug to get... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Aside from the fact that our "non-smoking rooms" were still smoldering, renovation work was being done just below our room into the evening with all the noise that accompanied. It was clear that renovation had not yet been accomplished on our floor. ragged, dirty appearance with bathroom fans hanging out of the ceiling. it was apparent the rooms had only... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The government rate I was told over the phone did not match the base rate I was charged at the hotel. The manager, Andy, was very rude about the misunderstanding and refused to amend the rate to match what I was told. I was further insulted when he suggested I was lying about the rate I booked the room at... More 

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Address: 229 S. Duff Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Ames 2*
Number of rooms: 1
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