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Days Inn Ames

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Ranked #17 of 19 Hotels in Ames
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2010
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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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Oceanside, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2010

As others have said, this hotel was very clean but not what we would call "comfortable" and far from the level of others in town such as Fairfield Inn (which was our first choice based on a real 5 star experience in the past) but FF did not have an opening for the night we were passing through. The location... More 

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2010

The hotel was really neat. The staff ( especially the manager Andy ) was great. The room was clean. This is our second time in the same hotel. Will deifinitely recommend.

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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2010

This hotel is excellent. Clean room, big room, couch, two chairs, ironing board and iron, hair dryer, refrigerator, microwave in a standard room. Courteous service. Perfect hotel for travel to Ames. I highly recommend it.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2010

My wife and I traveled to Ames, Iowa for her grandfather's 90th birthday celebration. Rather than spend our hard-earned money at one of the nicer hotels in town, we opted for the $60/night Days Inn. It was everything you'd expect for $60/night in a college town. The beds were adequate, the shower was reasonably nice, the TV got lots of... More 

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ames, ia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2009

For the past 4 years I have been staying at this hotel. It is conveniently located to many things in the Ames area...but most importanly for me is the close proximity to work as I usually stay because of bad weather. The rooms are nice, clean and reasonably priced. I am always happy that I have stayed. Breakfast is also... More 

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Blacksburg, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2009

I stayed at this hotel while I sat the ACVP board exams. The hotel was very quiet and comfortable for my studying for the exams. The staff was very friendly. There is a continental breakfast which was great each day before the exam. My room also had a refridgerator and microwave. The room was comfortable and the location is 2-3... More 

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East Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2009

I was in town for my board examination. The Days Inn (old University Inn) was billed as clean, quiet, affordable, and close to my testing location and it did not disappoint. The manager was very helpful in changing me from a smoking room (my online mistake) to a non-smoking one, and I did not have one problem the my entire... More 

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Liverpool, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2009

Stayed at this Days for 3 weeks on buisness. The staff was great and the rooms were an outstanding value. I would reccomend this hotel to anyone. Whenever my company has buisness to do in Ames we will be staying at the Days inn.

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Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

Service was fine. A quiet place. The room was small, but clean. Served it's purpose. Didn't smell. Air worked fabulous! Have stayed here numerous times. For the price, it works great. Liked having iron & board in room. Been even better if there was a frig. A bit of traffic when trying to pull in and the car scraps as... More 

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Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2009

I found a good rate for this hotel online, and then called the hotel directly and was told I could get the same price by booking with them, so I made my reservation via the phone right then. Well, when we showed up at the hotel a month later, I was charged more than I was quoted and was told... More 

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