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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This location is clean and modern. Ian and Tom made us feel welcomed from the moment we walked in the front door. The rest of the staff we encountered were friendly. The location is conveniently located to everything in Ames. They provide a free breakfast with a wide variety of tasty breakfast items that the attendant keeps well stocked. I... More 

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Ames, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll start off by saying, the employees at this hotel take notice to detail. They make a point of wishing a "Good Day" and a Welcomed Return in the evenings. Ian, Tom, Jasmine, Kaitlin, Eliana and James are an out standing staff to this location. The hotel location is in a perfect location for a quiet stay, but very close... More 

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Thank LRistola
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review about your past stay with us! Our entire team works hard every day to ensure we are exceeding our guests expectations with every stay. We are honored to hear you say we are a testament to the IHG Brand! Your review made our entire team smile. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Waite Park, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super nice people and a very nice and clean hotel. I had accidentally booked the other HI in Ames but Jasmine hooked me up. Very easy to get to from the interstate and near all the things you need in Ames. I've stayed here several times and it's always good.

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Thank Gary T
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our Holiday Inn Express - it is always nice to hear from our return guests! We are so glad Jasmine was able to assist you with moving your reservation from our sister hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Reasnor, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall the stay was excellent. The hotel was very nice. The rooms were very modern and clean. The hotel staff was great. Plenty of parking and easy to get to. I would recommend the hotel to anyone looking for a good place to stay in Ames.

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Thank brettdevries
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your past stay with us! Clean, modern, and excellent are awesome words we love to hear about our newly renovated property! We thank you for your recommendation and hope to see you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful stay here. Close to campus and the breakfast was good. We loved the pool! There was a little confusion upon check in, but the clerk straightened it out right away. Good customer service. I'd stay here again.

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Thank Valerie S
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback about our property! We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful stay with us and that our front desk team was able to clear up the confusion you had at check in! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We checked in late and the front desk was very nice and gracious. Rooms are clean and comfy. The hotel is right off the freeway, but far enough away that it is quiet. Good restaurants near by for dinner and breakfast.

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Thank Tracey K
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your four star review about our hotel! We take great pride in providing the best possible service in the area and are glad you noticed our outstanding team. We look forward to being your home away from home! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

About as good as Holiday Inn Express gets. Excellent attentive, knowledgeable and helpful staff. Particularly appreciated Ian and James in the evenings. Thank you. I stayed for 4 nights and everything just worked as it should. The only area for improvement is the guest laundry - it's only 1 washer and 1 dryer, and they charge a fortune: $2.50 per... More 

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Thank Rupert W
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review about your past time with us! James and Ian are so pleased to see your review!Clean, tidy, well maintained, and a great team are all awesome words we love our guests to use when the describe our property. We value your feedback and will use it to continue to improve our property. Our entire... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice Holiday Inn Express. I can tell it was recently updated, The front desk people were very pleasant. I would have given them a 5 Review except the internet was slower then most hotels I visit.

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Thank dclars2016
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your four star review! We are so excited to have finished our recent renovation and take great pride in providing outstanding service to our guests! We are so sorry to hear our internet speed was slower then most hotels you visit. We will work with our internet provider to see what could have caused this to happen... More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff. Nice and clean. Ian and jasmine are always very helpful and fast with check in. Wish the hotel had a rear entrance to lobby, but it does have a nice business center fitness room and pool area.

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Thank Jake V
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you had a worry free stay with us at our Holiday Inn Express Ames! Ian and Jasmine were thrilled to see your review. We take great pride in supporting our team to ensure we are always exceeding our guests expectations! We are glad you were able to use our 24 hour business center and... More 

Oakdale, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a IHG Gold member and stay at a lot of Holiday Inns so know many locations. They took my reservation over the phone and gave them my IHG number and all was set. Very easy and convenient service. Staff was friendly and made me feel welcome.

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Thank gia6891
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our Holiday Inn Express. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As an IHG Gold Member we know you stay at many of our hotels, so your five star rating means so much to us! We look forward to welcoming you back to our property again soon! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites of Ames, Iowa. The hotel is conveniently located in Ames, off I-35 at exit 113 on 13th Street. We are minutes away from many local attractions, including Iowa State University, Jack Trice Stadium, Cy Stephens Auditorium, NorthGrand Mall and downtown Ames. Several corporate and government offices are also nearby, such as USDA, NVSL, National Farmers Organization, Sauer-Danfoss, Hach Chemical, Barilla, Ball Co. and 3M. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel was designed with keeping comfort in mind by providing spacious guest rooms and amenities to make travel less stressful. Here, we offer recently renovated guestrooms and public areas with contemporary decor and tons of great amenities, such as an indoor heated pool, a modern well equipped Fitness Center and a new Sundry shop stocked with snacks and toiletries. We also feature the complimentary Express Start breakfast bar. All rooms offer free high-speed Internet & refrigerator/microwave. The hotel features suites offering all the same amenities as our standard rooms plus a separate parlor area. Whether it's for business or pleasure, you can enjoy peace of mind at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ames. The Holiday Inn Express Ames is conveniently located within walking distance to Sauer DanFoss, 3M, and the USDA. There are also restaurants and bars within a few minutes walk! Comfort, convenience, and warm hospitality are all located in Ames - it happens at the Holiday Inn Express Ames. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Ames

Address: 2600 E. 13Th Street, Ames, IA 50010
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $129 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn Ames
Ames Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Ames Iowa
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Ames
#2 Family Hotel in Ames
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