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Hampton Inn Ames

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1400 S. Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010
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Ranked #5 of 18 hotels in Ames
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay at the hotel because of the friendly staff - especially Lisa at breakfast. We had a second story 2 double bedroom. It was move in weekend at Iowa State and the hotel was busy, but we still had good service. The hot coffee and cookies with milk was a fantastic touch when we got there that evening,... More

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Livermore, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had to fit 5 into the room because it was the State Fair on the weekend we were coming to the area. It was difficult to find a room but it was worth it. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. The room was fresh and clean.

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Brifgetown, Barbados
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel staff was helpful and polite. The room smelled a bit of old cigarette smoke but it is now no-smoking. Other than that is is a quiet and convenient place to stay with lots of parking. There is a gas station, truck stop and Subway within walking distance and a Thiesens store, other than that you need a vehicle.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff were absolutely lovely. Very helpful and welcoming. The lobby was newer and very nice. The hallways and the room had a faintly bad smell. The room was clean and linens were nice. The big downside was the cooling unit in the room which was incredibly loud...it would intermittently kick off so we could sleep for a... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Hampden and was a bit disappointed. I had been on a road trip for days, so I was fairly exhausted and was just looking for a place to stay close to the interstate. The bed was extremely comfortable and I love the duvet. There is a nice TV in the room, and I love that there were charging... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The check in was professional, efficient, and very friendly. They gave us a 'quiet' room as a lot of kids were there. The king sized bed was excellent. One of the best night's sleep I've had in a long time. The shower was very nice but the drain was very slow. Hopefully, that will be fixed soon. The location is... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay at a lot of hotels of this level when I travel (frequently) so I consider myself a good judge of what's "standard" at this level. This was substandard. On entering the lobby, everything looks great: the lobby has been very recently renovated. When I checked in, I waited, and waited...and waited while the clerk had a long phone... More

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Plymouth, MN, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a restful and comfortable stay at Hampton Inn in Ames, Iowa. The breakfast had many options. I especially enjoyed the eggs, sausage, and potatoes. My husband appreciated the fresh fruit. It provided a great start to a day of walking. We are touring Universities this Summer.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is your typical Hampton Inn. It's been updated, which really helps the aesthetics. The staff is very nice and the rooms are clean. Bathroom is an odd layout, but it helps a small bathroom feel larger. Cons - breakfast area is part of the small lobby, so it's a little cramped and awkward. Mattresses are a little hard... More

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Hampton Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with feedback about your past stay with us at our Hampton! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us! We do have a few different bathroom set ups in different room types, and we would love to share these with you during your next visit to see what room type would best fit your... More

Ft Bragg, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and the hotel are great. The morning breakfast is high quality and better then I expected. The rooms were great. The bathrooms were clean But I have to say that I did not like the way the bath towels were positioned in the bathroom. Not easly accessed from the shower they are on the other side of the... More

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Hampton Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about our Hampton! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us! We will take all your feedback into consideration and see what we can do about the towel placement in the guest room during your next stay with us! If there is anything else we could have done to improve your... More

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Address: 1400 S. Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Ames 2.5*
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Ames Hampton Inn
Hampton Inn Ames Iowa

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Whether visiting for business or pleasure, in a single room or suite, you'll enjoy all of the extras our hotel has to offer. They're part of what makes staying at our Hampton a very special value. As a proud member of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of brands, you can earn Hilton HHonors hotel points for your stay. Hampton guests also enjoy a variety of free services including our On the House hot breakfast with delicious offerings, high-speed Internet access in all rooms, wireless Internet access in the lobby and meeting rooms, 24 hour coffee and tea in the lobby, local calls, and an in-room movie channel. Our friendly service and complimentary amenities are all backed by our 100% Hampton Guarantee. If you're not 100% satisfied, we don't expect you to pay. That's our promise and your guarantee. That's 100% Hampton. We Love Having You Here! ... more   less 
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