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Hilton Garden Inn Ames

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location very easy to locate off the highway. Lobby was beautiful and decorations fit the activities for the weekend college football game. Love that there was water, tea and coffee waiting for you when you walked in. Small bar located right in lobby for those that use it, but not imposing for those that don't. Employees very polite and friendly.... More 

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Ames, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the family with us. The kids were so very disappointed that the pool was ice cold and very murky. Needless to say we didn't go in. =( The food was so-so...just not $10.95 so-so. Other than that the hotel was a comfortable stay.

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Lawrence, KS
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at this Hilton Garden Inn. The exterior of the hotel, as well as the public areas, are attractive and in good condition. Unfortunately, the room we stayed in was starting to show its age. The worst offender was the mattress; one side of it had a large "sinkhole" (for lack of a better word)... More 

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Champlin, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is always exceeding my expectations. The meals especially breakfast always have a large selection of choices of food and beverages. The staff is always very welcoming and courteous. The rooms are always spotless and they always recognize me as a Hilton Honors member and have my check in ready to go.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my son during a tour of Iowa State University, and it couldn't have been better. The beautiful lobby was a welcoming sight after a day of travel. We were unfamiliar with the area and the desk staff was so helpful with directions! The room was very, very comfortable and clean, and housekeeping was excellent. I'll choose... More 

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

Friendly staff and great facilities. Everyone was very helpful. I really liked the "choose your snooze" feature. I recommend this facility if you ever need a place for a business meeting or just a place to stay for pleasure.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean room, well decorated, and comfortable. As we left, a member of the housekeeping staff thanked us for our stay - great hospitality! Garden Inn is always a great stay, I do wish they offered a free continental breakfast.

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Vernon Hills, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is one of the best hotels near ISU. We stay here when the rates are within reason. The hotel is located about 3 miles from campus. The rooms are clean and bed firmness can be adjusted. The only negative is that the heating / cooling fan is loud when it turns on. We ended up setting the fan to... More 

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HGIAmes, Front Office Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Ames, responded to this review

Robert, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that our team was able to make sure you were comfortable during your stay. We appreciate our guests that are coming to visit Iowa State University, and look forward to the next time that you stay with us! Thank you for your time, Daniel Shepherd Front Office Manager More 

Soenderborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I visited this hotel in connection with a business trip. Overall the rooms are a good size with standard amenities. The staff are friendly and welcoming and tried to anticipate my needs beforehand. Breakfast was good and had all that was necessary. Overall a good experience.

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HGIAmes, Front Office Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thomas, Thank you for your 4-bubble review. I am glad that our staff were able to accommodate for your needs, and to try and anticipate some of them as well! We strive to give the best possible experience to each of our guests, and hope to give you another good experience the next time you visit Ames! Thank you for... More 

Siren, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

This hotel was fantastic We were offered the opportunity to upgrade and were able to take advantage of this offer. The additional room was greatly appreciated. We also were able to enjoy the outdoor patio at night, which was very relaxing.

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HGIAmes, Front Office Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Ames, responded to this review

Carol, Thank you very much for the 5/5 review! We are glad that you enjoyed your upgrade. The weather over the nights you stayed was very kind to us, and I am glad you were able to enjoy it while seated on our outdoor restaurant patio. Thank you for your time, Daniel Shepherd Front Office Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
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Great American Grill
Cuisines: Italian, American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hilton Garden Inn Ames hotel is located in the heart of Iowa on Highway 30 west at the South Dakota exit and just five miles from Interstate 35. This Ames, Iowa hotel is three miles from Iowa State University, home of the ISU Cyclones, with Hilton Coliseum and Jack Trice Stadium less than ten minutes away. Notable among Ames, Iowa hotels, our flexible meeting rooms include an Executive Boardroom for up to 10 people and a Grand Ballroom seating up to 175 people. From the Garden Grille with the cooked-to-order breakfast to our 112 beautifully decorated guest rooms with complimentary WiFi, Hilton Garden Inn Ames is the perfect complement to any corporate or social event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilton Garden Inn Ames

Address: 1325 Dickinson Ave, Ames, IA 50014-5568
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $131 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn Ames 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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#4 Family Hotel in Ames
#8 Business Hotel in Ames
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