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Hampton Inn Ames

#6 of 18 Hotels in Ames
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1400 S. Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010
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Rating summary
  • 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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Kansas City, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were clean, bed was comfortable, nice new flat screen TV....The breakfast was good, the staff was very helpful and the location in Ames is right off the highway with good access to restaurants and ISU campus

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

Thank you for your four star review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! More 

United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel regularly over the years and always appreciate their good customer service, especially Lisa, the breakfast attendant. She makes you feel like family! The reception and breakfast area have been nicely updated in the last year or so. The rooms are comfortable and clean but feeling a little worn. They are building a new Hampton Inn... More 

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

Thank you for your four star review! We love welcoming you to Ames and we thank you for your loyalty! Lisa truly loves helping all of our guests, and we are glad to hear she stood out to you during your time with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon, and we look forward to updating you with... More 

overland park
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was very nice and staff were exceptional. especially the breakfast servers. one even remembered my husbands name! only complaint is no place to chill any soda or water. microwaves are not that important to me but a frig. is.

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

Thank you for your comments about our Hampton! We are so glad to hear our breakfast team stood out to you during your time with us. Our team loved to hear your comments about our Hampton! We went ahead and updated your Hilton Honors profile to reflect your request for a mini fridge in your guest room, and we will... More 

Hutchinson, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in the Ames IA area, stop in and see a great hotel worker, Lisa Smart. And on top of this, you get to stay in a great hotel. The hotel was clean, had great TV, bed and bathroom were above average. Also very quiet.

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

We so appreciate your encouraging feedback and for selecting the Hampton Inn Ames for your travel. Lisa is truly a hospitality professional and is greatly appreciated by all. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

shawnee, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

halls noisy, doors slam not much positive to say. terrible breakfast, nothing hot except oatmeal fresh fruit was old, bannas were brown, oranges almost hard only good thing was coffee no meat offered no eggs of anykind not even boiled or scrambled hotel eggs

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

Thank you for your review! We are always looking for ways to improve and we will use your feedback to continue to train our team on the various aspects of your stay that we dropped the ball on! We assure you this is not the usual experience at our Hampton, and we hope you will give us another chance the... More 

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A decent place to stay in Ames. Easy to get to. Breakfast was good. Service was quick and friendly. Room was clean. Room furnishing in good condition. Nothing extrodinary but a decent place to stay when travelling.

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

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We love hearing our guests use the words clean and friendly - two of our main values! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Elkader, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I wasn't impressed. I stay at Hampton Inns usually but wasn't impressed with this one. The fan in the heater was very loud. The tread mill was broken. And the fruit at breakfast looked old. The servers at the breakfast stood behind me the whole breakfast talking loudly.

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

Thank you for your feedback about your time with us! We are so sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations during your time with us! We dropped the ball and all of your comments have been addressed and corrected with our team! We would love to see you again the next time your travels bring you to the... More 

Sioux City, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Whenever in the area, this is a nice place to stay. It's clean, comfortable, and the staff is really pleasant and helpful. It is also easy access from I-35. There are some places close by to get a little something to eat. I stopped at the Dairy Queen for a sundae. All in all, very pleasant.

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Clean and comfortable are two great words we love to hear about our property! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The staff was very, very, very, excellent! The breakfast lady, Lisa was an absolute sweetheart! We were displaced from our apartment for an entire week due to flooding, and the staff at this Hampton Inn became good friends of ours! They were very, very, very accommodating, respectful, and a kindhearted group! I could not have asked for a better stay!... More 

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

Thank you for your awesome review about our Hampton! We love hearing guests share stories about their stay with us! When guests mention team members by name we know that we are doing things right. Everyone you mentioned in your review was thrilled to hear about your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon and welcome... More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It is hard to believe that this property is allowed by Hilton to fly the Hampton banner. The building is very old and tired. There was a half inch gap in my door jamb, imagine how that would keep any outside noise out. The coffee was undrinkable and it was amateur hour each morning at breakfast with the breakfast attendant... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your time with us! We are so sorry to hear about your time with us and your experience with our team. We will use your feedback to continue to train our team as we continue to build our team to move to our new building set to open... More 

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