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Holiday Inn Express Ames

#1 of 19 Hotels in Ames
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2600 E. 13Th Street, Ames, IA 50010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Annawan, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a long day of Moving my girls back to Iowa State, we checked in late. The Staff Member at the front desk (Jake) greeted us quickly and offered a free upgrade when he noticed my Priority Club Platinum status. The room was exceptionally clean and welcoming. What a Great Experience! We will be back!

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As Priority Club Platinum members, we were offered a free room upgrade right away, much appreciated. John was very friendly and helpful at the front desk. Hotel is in a good location right off 35 and not far from the Iowa St campus. Room was very clean and comfortable, we would definitely stay here again if passing through.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, all the front desk staff have been friendly and attentive. However, their positive attitudes have paled in comparison to that of the breakfast attendant. I honestly looked forward to seeing his smiling face each morning. Breakfast was great - lots of good looking fresh fruit, and the normal Holiday Inn Express variety and fare. The breakfast room was... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful, clean, safe, affordable, friendly, easily accessible, great breakfast and above all else, great staff. Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable! Would not hesitate using this Holiday Inn Express Hotel again and recommend it to everyone! Thank you again, your guests from TEXAS!

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

We love hearing of your great experience with us. Thank you for the excellent "Five Star" rating and wonderful recommendation. Our friendly staff, breakfast, and clean rooms are things we love to hear. Everyone works diligently at being "the best". Thank you for being our guests from TEXAS and please do visit us again. Carol S General Manager More 

Oakland, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was having some renovations done and warned that there might be workmen outside our windows. So I was rather apprehensive about men outside peeking in my window. But as far as I know, it never happened. The location (at the edge or Ames) was very convenient to where we were going (Zearing & Newton) Would definitely stay here... More 

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your "would definitely stay here again" recommendation. During our renovation process, we've tried our very best to inform guests of what to expect. Painting the exterior of the building had brought the workmen outside guest room windows to paint around them. Good news - we are almost completed with that process! Please do visit us... More 

Brainard, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel has recently and is still getting some renovations. The rooms were great and the work going on never once interfered with my stay. I will be using this hotel for all my future business travels to the area. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating and the breakfast was great with an exceptional selection. Not much to do... More 

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

We love your description of "Excellent Service and Hotel". Thank you so much and for the "Five Star" rating. Friendly and accommodating staff and exceptional breakfast selections are certainly high points of our guests experience. We welcome you back whenever your travels bring you to Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

Springfield, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After several hours on the road of business traveling, I found this H.I.E. just off I-35. It was after 10:00 p.m., and I wasn't sure if they had any rooms available. John at the front desk was awesome - - very helpful, got me checked-in, found me a first floor room, and really went above and beyond to get me... More 

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

"Awesome" truly describes John's ability to welcome and assist guests. We are so pleased you found us after several hours of traveling. The "Five Star" rating is so appreciated. Thank you. Please visit us again when in Ames or passing through. We welcome you back. Carol S General Manager More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took a trip to visit Iowa State. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express and had a great time. Jack, hotel front desk, was very professional and made us feel welcome. Beds were very comfortable, room was clean, and internet access was excellent. Breakfast was hot and ready for us and was the perfect touch to start our day.... More 

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Trusting you enjoyed your visit at Iowa State. Thank you for the wonderful "Five Star" rating and kind comments regarding Jack and his professionalism. Clean room, comfy beds, and a delcious hot breakfast to start your day is what we love to hear. If your daughter selects Iowa State, we will certainly look forward to your future visits with us.... More 

Firth, Nebraska
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My kids and I came here for the regional youth track meet held at the university. The hotel was still under minor construction but everything was great! The rooms were clean and comfortable. The food and service was excellent. The kids enjoyed the pool.

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful "Five Star" rating. We are so pleased that your stay at the Holiday Inn Express contributed to a great getaway. We strive to have the cleanest rooms and excel in our service. Pleased to hear the kids had a good time at the pool. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed one day to get some things in order before college move-in week. Very good experience. The room seemed recently renovated and was very clean and nice. Beds and bedding seemed new and very comfortable. Some of the fixtures in the bathroom (like the toilet paper holder) were not yet installed but it wasn't an issue. We stayed on the... More 

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Carol S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. "Very Good Experience" is what we love to hear. Recently renovated rooms, comfy beds, pleasant and professional front desk staff is what makes our hotel stand out. We welcome you back when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

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