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“Good basic hotel, inexpensive, good service” 4 of 5 stars
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Super 8 Ames
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1418 S Dayton Rd, Ames, IA 50010-9660   |  
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Ranked #16 of 19 Hotels in Ames
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“Good basic hotel, inexpensive, good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I was in town for business at the university and stayed at the Super 8 on a special AARP discount. Room was very clean and comfortable. Nice television with good variety of channels. Newer air conditioning, worked excellent. I used the free wifi during my stay and had no issues. Front desk was very friendly and helpful, though if you get an Indian person they are a little hard to understand. Location was very easy to find off of I-35 and not far from the middle of Ames and the university. There was a bit of smoke smell in the hallway, but my room had no smoke smell in it.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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La Vista
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

The room appeared clean but had a smell for a non-smoking room. The rest of my review is the truth..........I was in town for my sons AAU basketball. I booked late so I was happy to even get a room. The rest of the team was staying at Comfort INN. Arrived back to the hotel around 11PM. Went to sleep around midnight. At 3am I was awoking to someone pounding on my door. At 4:15 AM outside my window approximately 20 adult male and females we screaming profanities back and forth. This went on for about 15 minutes. The hallway then became loud. I have stayed at many Super 8. Ames was the worst by far. A free stay would change my opinion. This hasn't happened before.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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Bloomington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Enitre building is really smoky so non-smokers beware. No cleaning service during 2 nights stay. No mattress pad on the rollaway. No repairs of reported broken A/C cover. We didn't use the free breakfast service due to lobby filled with smoke.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Super 8 Ames

Address: 1418 S Dayton Rd, Ames, IA 50010-9660
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #16 of 19 Hotels in Ames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Ames 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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Ames Super Eight
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