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Hampton Inn Ames

#10 of 19 Hotels in Ames
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1400 S. Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010
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  • Location
    4 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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Plymouth, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a recent trip to visit my daughter at Iowa State, I was pleasantly surprised with this hotel. Very comfortable beds, clean, and amazing staff. We were greeted with a smile and were also assisted with a request out of the ordinary which was accommodated. I would recommend a stay when visiting Ames!

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

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! Doug is a great asset to our team and we are so happy he was able to help put together the desk for your new Iowa State Student! We look forward to being your new home away from home, during your family's adventure at Iowa State University! More 

Waconia, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stay in Ames many times a year for work. I am very happy with the overall accommodations and value at this hotel. The employees are all very kind and engaging. Today Kim Gibson went out of her way and made a turtle out of towels to welcome me to my room. Thank Kim!

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

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We loved having the chance to see you again this past week! Kim always has fun making new towel animals for all of our guests! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Wytheville, Virginia
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I checked in and began putting my stuff away. I went to put my bottled water in the frig and a coffee lid was sitting atop half of an orange. I next proceed to check over the room thoroughly, and lift a mattress on one side, exposing a pair of shorts left by a former guest. Then lifting the other... More 

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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 about your time with us - we dropped the ball. We assure you this is not the usual experience at our Hampton and have been in contact with you directly. We hope we have another chance to welcome you back to the area. More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a quick rest driving through. We called ahead and the Front desk service staff had everything ready when we pulled in. fast and friendly. Room was clean and comfortable. Only issue was breakfast in the am was not stocked and no seating.

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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 look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our non-profit organization has used this hotel numerous times for various lodging needs. Tabatha, Jackson, and John have each been extremely helpful to us in the planning, check-in, meeting space, event planning, and any need that has come up. They are constantly good natured, willing to help solve problems, and all around make the process of getting yourself situated comfortably... More 

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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 having the chance to welcome you and your guests to Ames! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Chicago,IL
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36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had 2 rooms reserved - 1 was clammy and damp upon check in. I thought running the air conditioner would help - it did not. When a storm hit in the middle of the night, the rain leaked through the window onto the air conditioner unit. Upon further inspection, it clearly was not the first time it had happened. After... More 

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

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We are so sorry about the issues the huge storm that rolled in this past weekend caused! We were caught off guard by the amount of rain that hit the area and we are looking into what caused the water issues around your guest room window, and have already addressed the issues... More 

Elmhurst, United States
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms window looked out on an outbuilding preventing any sunlight from entering resulting in a dark and depressing room. Finally, the bed was so uncomfortable that it was not possible to get a good nights sleep.

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

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We are so sorry about the issues you faced and have updated your Hilton Honors profile to ensure we do not put you in the same area again during your next trip to see us! We have reached out to your directly and hope to hear from you soon! More 

2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight on our way home from a trip out west. Usually a Hampton Inn has been a good choice because the beds are comfortable and they are well-kept. Not this time. We did not have bath towels in our rooms, the mattresses were poor, the safety lock on the door wouldn't lock. Kids were running through the hallways.... More 

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Thank you for reviewing our Hampton! We are so sorry about the issues you faced and we assure you this is not the usual experience and hope to have another chance to welcome you back to the area again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is a little dated but have had a facelift. Rooms are spacious and air conditioning works very well. Typical breakfast spread but conveniently located off interstate and 2 miles away from major restaurant's and shopping.

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

Thank you for your review! We did just get a face lift with our new Perfect Lobby Lobby and our new Jump Start Fitness Center that was implemented in 2012! We are in process of building a brand new Hampton Inn and Suites set to open in early 2016! We hope to retain your loyalty until we move! More 

Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, the staff was great. one guy in particular, Brennan? I think, was really hustling and trying oh so hard. but the hotel is older, and the rooms small. no fridge or micro, but that may have been because the only room available was a two double bed. T

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

Thank you for your review! We are glad Brennen stood out to you during your time with us! We would love to have you come back and try one of our king bed guest rooms, that feature a microwave and mini fridge! We hope to have a chance to see you again before we move into our new building set... More 

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