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Holiday Inn Express Ames

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2600 E. 13Th Street, Ames, IA 50010
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Holiday Inn Express in Ames is starting to show signs of excessive wear and tear and needs to be renovated. Let’s face it, this is a college town hotel that probably gets beaten pretty bad during sporting events that draw large out of town crowds. That abuse is starting to impact the quality of the hotel and the experience... More

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Ames, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am a traveling "road-warrior" for work. Things important to me are convenience, cleanliness, friendly staff, GOOD INTERNET CONNECTION and a comfy bed. This facility gets top marks in all categories. It's been the best place I have stayed at this week. Both Chance & John made it easy & fun at check in as well as suggesting a great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy check in with a friendly reception. Fitness room was okay, could use some maintenance and could use some free weights (dumbells). Bed was comfortable and clean. Decent selection at breakfast and the food was quite good!

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star rating on Tripadvisor!! We do appreciate your feedback. I have alerted the General Manager on the condition of the Fitness Center. We apologize that you found it subpar. I have been assured maintenance is making this a Level 1 Priority. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hoilday inn 5 days for biz trip. Every morning, Larry always to say hello to every guest with Passionate concern. He will observe every guest the breakfast habit and provide assistance. For me, I prefer Miss swiss Chocolate. Larry suggested me add some cream is better. Yeah, It tastes great. Although there are some details, but... More

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Holiday Inn Express. We do appreciate you taking time out of your day. Larry is definitely a valued team member. Not only does he provide great service to our guests, he supports our team with a positive upbeat attitude! We are very fortunate to have him on board.... More

St. Paul, MN
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I were in town to visit our sons at college. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. Our 2nd floor room window looked out on a tree and birds were perched on the branches. Very peaceful and pleasant. The delicious breakfast had a lot of variety. We... More

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star rating on Tripadvisor. It is our goal to ensure each guest has a positive menmorable experience. We do hope to see you back should your travels return you to the Ames, Iowa area. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a Breakfast Attendant named "Larry" who made my mornings a nice experience. Although Breakfast was not technically supposed to be served until 6:30, I would awake at 5:00 AM, and walk down the Hallway to find fresh brewed coffee, hot cinnamon rolls, and the beginnings of the makings of other delicious foods. As I was alone pouring the... More

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Mr Mitchell, We appreciate the time you took to share your experience. The Holiday Inn Express team prides itself on maintaining exceptional quality all at an affordable price! Larry is truly a valued team member. Behind the scenes, he makes our day as well. It's this type of personality that make our "team" successful. We look forward to seeing Larry... More

Ames, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were coming to town for a weekend sporting event at the University. We were greeted by John who was extremely welcoming, telling us all the hotel had to feature (free WI-FI, fitnesss center, breakfast). Beds were very comfortable, room was clean, and eveything was to our liking. Will definitely return the next time!

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for rating the Holiday Inn Express 5 stars! We do take pride in knowing that each one of our guests receive a positive memorable stay! John is truly a valued team member. I have shown this survey to him and it put a smile on his face. Thank you for making his day! More

Ames, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Larry takes care of ou in the mornings with the breakfast they serve. He is always there to greet you with a smile and warm greeting. I have been staying there for almost 3 months straight and he is just great!

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star rating!! Larry is truly a valued asset. We enjoy having him as part of our Holiday Inn Express family! So glad to see you are one of our repeat guests. It's customers like you that make us who we are! Our team looks forward to seeing you the next time you travel to Ames,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was greeted at the door by a friendly man named John. John was quick to deliver service, and get me in a room of my preference. He was very professional and genuine. John made me feel very welcome at this particular Holiday Inn (I stay in holiday inn several days per week). John went above and beyond to assist... More

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. John is truly one of our valued team members. He demonstrates the true concept of customer service! I'm sure this review will put a smile on his face. More

Ames, Iowa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room was clean, at a good price and staff was very helpful. Called ahead and had my room ready when I arrived. Staff was quick and polite. Room was cool and ready to be used for catching up on paperwork before dinner.

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PatriotHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for all your positive comments. It was our pleasure to have your room ready when you arrived! Glad we could be of assistance. We look forward to seeing you again should your travels bring you back to Ames, Iowa. More

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Address: 2600 E. 13Th Street, Ames, IA 50010
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
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