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Holiday Inn Express Ames

#2 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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My room was a 2nd floor suite, north facing, good filtered sunlight, good lighting for hours of darkness, clean and room maids replenished all amenities daily. Breakfast was first class and they had small tote bags to allow me to make breakfast and then take it with me. The room refrigerator and microwave were especially nice for holding perishable foods... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As usual the personnel were very friendly and did an excellent job. As a platinum member for 25+ years I've always enjoyed my stays here at our family reunion weekend. However this time I was very disappointed with the Wi-Fi system. I was never able to successfully get my computer to work. My Wives I pad worked, when I did... More 

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Nebraska
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was clean, everything worked well! Renovation was going on, but that has to happen once in a while and the hotel does need to stay open during that time for monetary reasons. It did not affect us during our stay.

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This facility is being renovated while open. I am traveling with an organized auto tour and most of us have been on the road for a week. We were looking forward to having washers and dryers available. Because of the renovations, the new ones have not been installed, which was disappointing. Other small things are not finished, such as towel... More 

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

Thank you so very much for your kind comments regarding the outstanding staff, comfy beds and the room furnishings. Our guest laundry is an addition we will be providing due to the number of guest requests. We have a sundry shop located on the first floor in the lobby providing popular items such as snacks, beverages, and other small items... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the hotel at 930pm. A lot of renovation going on inside the hotel. The fitness area was closed but there was a note that guests could use the hotels 24/7 fitness pass at anytime. Also saw a guest looking for the laundry room to wash her sons baseball uniform, however, laundry room being renovated. We went down... More 

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

Thank you for selecting the Holiday Inn Express for your quick overnight stay in Ames. We will certainly be excited when our "makeover" is completely finished as the guest laundry is an addition because of the frequent requests and the Fitness room was being relocated. The breakfast selections and the seating area are a very popular part of the guest... More 

Stuart, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed here multiple times with no issues or complaints. Jack at the front desk was friendly and helpful. The hotel was in the middle of a renovation, but that did not impact my stay. The room was clean. Breakfast was good. I will stay there again!

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

Thank you for your continued loyalty when in Ames and the wonderful "Five Star" rating. We agree that Jack is truly a service professional. A clean room and delicious breakfast are comments we love to hear. Thank you so much. We look forward to your next visit when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful stay with very friendly staff. Room was large, well equipped and very quiet. The included breakfast was better than afreeway.Also service started at 66am, which helped with our early departure. Easy access to the freeway.

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

We so apppreciate the wonderful "Five Star" rating and your kind comments regarding our friendly staff. We are also happy to hear you appreciated the large room and our delicious breakfast. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

Rogers, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

John at the front desk was very helpful. Check inn was a breeze. The rooms were very confortable and the beds were great, had a great night sleep after a full day of traveling,There were many resteraunts close by. The breakfast was great..

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

We love hearing that you had a "Great Stay" beginning at your check in with John, a comfy room, a good night's sleep on a great bed and then beginning your day with our delicious breakfast. The entire staff is dedicated in providing the very best in lodging and services. We thank you so very much for your kind comments.... More 

Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came to Ames from Scotland to visit friends and family. We stayed for a week. The room was excellent along with all the staff. The breakfast was very good with plenty to choose from. The chef, Larry was very efficient and friendly. When we come back to Ames we wii be staying here again.

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

Thank you so much for the great "Five Star" rating. We also enjoyed having you as our guests and certainly look forward to your next visit. Your smiles brightened the lobby every time you walked by. We love that you enjoyed your room, found the staff excellent and breakfast very adequate. Larry is a valued team member and enjoys interaction... More 

Aledo, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay recommend it to anyone!!! The hotel is very clean, great service and always enjoy the breakfast especially the wide selection of foods.....and the coffee is great! I make holiday inn express my first choice when booking for travel!

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

Thank you for your recommendation and super "Five Star" rating. The staff takes great pride in providing clean rooms, great service and a super delicious breakfast. We certainly appreciate your loyalty to the Holiday Inn Express brand. Please visit us the next time your travels bring you to Ames. Carol S General Manager More 

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