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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We we cheerfully greeted by Ian the second we walked in. He was very helpful and provided us a map of the nearby campus and pointed out driving routes. The room was surprisingly large a super clean. The bathroom was also very large.

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

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us during your past Iowa State University tour! Ian is one of our shining stars at our front desk and we are so happy to hear he was able to provide you with a warm welcome! We look forward to seeing you again soon as a potentional future Iowa... More 

Sussex, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff especially the breakfast staff. Clean and new. I enjoyed the in room Keurig so that I could make the type of coffee I prefer. Comfortable beds. We will definitely stay again when we come back for another football game.

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

Thank you for your great review about your time with us! We are happy we had the chance to see you during the past football game at Jack Trice Stadium! Our new in room Keurigs are a great amentity and we are happy to hear you enjoyed using them. We look forward to seeing you again at our next Iowa... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was clean and comfortable. In addition to the friendly and efficient staff at the front desk, Alberto Manos was helpful and friendly. The location near 35W is convenient. This was our 3rd or 4th stay and we've not been disappointed.

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

Thank you for your review about our Holiday Inn Express! We love hearing from our loyal guests and are so happy to hear our team was able to welcome you back to the area! We have shared your comments with our team and we shared them with Alberto as well! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holiday In Express in Ames provided exceptional service for the time we checked in until we left. We were greeted by Jasmine and Ian, who were very helpful when checking us in and answered all out questions. Although, I did not get their names, the staff in the breakfast area were very courteous, friendly, and helpful. We had a... More 

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

Thank you for your five star review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your entire stay with us. Our entire team strives to provide award winning service and we are happy to hear we exceeded our goal during your trip! Coureous, friendly and helpful are all fantasitic words we love to hear describe our team! More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was greatly impressed with a very quick front desk personnel. She was nice and courteous! My room was very clean and spacious. I can happily say I will definitely be back to this place when visiting Ames for work. The hotel offers great value for the price. Breakfast was ready at 6:30am. The hotel offers a convenient location close... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback about our hotel! We are so happy to hear we met all of your needs during your time with us! Our entire team is thrilled to hear we have won your loyality! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Ames! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleased with our stay. Room was very nice with comfortable beds. Options of firm and soft pillows. With Keurig coffeemaker. Bigger fridge than typical in hotels this size plus a small microwave. Breakfast has normal offerings in other Holiday Inn Express. Convenient location to Iowa State since we were there for a campus visit. Only complaint is there were... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our hotel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are sorry you were unable to find any USB ports in your room there are severe USB ports on our TV that you are able to connect to, to charge your devices's. We are looking forward to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice people at the front desk. Jasmine and Adel were very helpful. Clean rooms and decent Continental breakfast. Pool was actually good for lap swimming as it was longer than most hotel pools. Easy to find right of the interstate.

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

Jeff S, Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. We are thrilled that you were able to enjoy yourself while staying with us. We are looking forward to your future stays with us! We will keep the pool nice and warm waiting for you return. Sincerely, Hotel Team More 

Ames, Iowa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had great customer service from both Ian and Jasmine that were working when I checked in. This morning, however, there was a spider in my bathroom. Obviously this could happen anywhere, so I will reserve my final opinion until I'm able to stay again.

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1 Thank lerwin2016
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so sorry to hear about the issues you faced with a spider in your guest room. We assure you this is not the usual experience and will work with our housekeeping team and our pest control team to ensure this does not happen again. Ian, Jasmine and our entire team look forward to... More 

Bar Harbor, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ian at this Holiday Inn Express was so friendly and helpful. He went out of his way to make sure none of us had any Asthma problems with our room. See, he said that guide dogs stayed in the room previously and he investigated our room with us to make sure there were no breathing issues. While there Ian also... More 

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1 Thank Michelle H
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Ian's hospitality is the perfect example of the level of service we love to provide to each of our guests. We are thrilled to hear he was able to assist with find the perfect room for you and your service dogs! We look forward to your return! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always, this hotel was at or above expectations. Check-in was fast and Jasmine was super cheerful and helpful. The pool was clean and warm and the rooms were very well tended. I reserved the night before using IHG rewards points and had no issues getting the room size I needed.

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

Thank you for your feedback about your time with us! We are so happy to hear Jasmine was able to assist you at check in. We know you have many choices in lodging when you visit the area and are honored you chose to stay at our Holiday Inn Express using your IHG Reward Points! We hope to see you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
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 St, Ames, IA 50010-8620
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $124 - $273 (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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