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Hilton Garden Inn Ames

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Vernon Hills, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Soenderborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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Siren, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Ames, Iowa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible smell of cigarette smoke and the shower did not work correctly. The room itself was nice and so was the staff. I was very unhappy to spend the money and smell cigarette smoke the whole time! The bed was very comfortable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming front desk staff! Enjoyed the complimentary bottled water at check in. Rooms were very clean and beds were adjustable to preference of firmness. Only complaint with the room is that the towel rack in the shower area was extremely rusted and worn.

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Itzehoe, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pro: Biggest advantage: made to order breakfast! Friendly staff ... Con: Windows don't open, pool only allowed after 9 am - for business travelers a disadvantage No real restaurants in walking distance

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When traveling with my teen daughter and her boyfriend for a college visit I booked a suite with a bedroom and pullout couch. When I got to our room discovered that jr suite that I reserved did not have a bedroom door which was a little awkward. I called down to the front desk and inquired about suites with an... More 

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Decorah, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed in several Hilton Garden Inn and have been impressed. Not this one. We stayed in a suite. The door to the room was very sticky and we had to always make sure we pulled it hard before leaving room. The tub in bathroom was very narrow and made standing in there difficult. It was also spongy on the... More 

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carroll, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was enjoyable, good breakfast, very friendly staff, the hot tub was cold, good thing it was summer. Breakfast included a made your way omelet, wonderfully made. Choco milk was great. Rooms were clean, beds were comfy. Price was a bit high, but for the service, well worth it.

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

Tony, Thank you for your 5-bubble review! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, including the service and breakfast. It is not our intention to have our hot tub be on the cool side, so we hope that the next time you come and visit us everything will be at 100% ! Thank you, Daniel Shepherd Front Office Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice Inn, decent location, pleasant staff with clean rooms ... but and I say but .... the sleep number beds were the worst we tried to sleep on in many years of traveling even after trying many different adjustments never again!

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

Charles, I apologize for the experience that you had with our Garden Sleep System beds. They are adjustable, but we should have advised you first that they do take some time to adjust. Our housekeeping staff sets the beds on a firmer setting, so that the beds can be adjusted down more easily if a guest would like that accommodation.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $132 - $300 (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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Hilton Garden Inn Ames Iowa
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#4 Family Hotel in Ames
#8 Business Hotel in Ames
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