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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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Tyndall, South Dakota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean and a very positive stay. staff was great professional and friendly. Inside and outside were clean and perfect. Breakfast was wonderful fresh and staff was very nice. We will definitely stay there again and recommend to others. Thank you!

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have stayed at this hotel several times over the years, and it is always clean, and comforting. Especially after a long day of traveling. I would definitely stay at this hotel again. Ian, at the front desk was very helpful in straightening out some billing confusions, but it was all worked out. He was great to work with. Thank you...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived tired and hungry, It was very easy to check in and I had a clean room. Ian was at the desk was extremely professional and very very nice. He answered all my questions. If or when I return, I will stay here again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean room, comfortable bed and fast internet. Friendly staff was eager to help in any way possible. Ian was excellent and very personable. The location was well light and easy to find. I will visit here again.

Thank Jeremy D
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was very conveniently located to Iowa State Veterinary Hospital. We had to leave our dog their overnight and since we live out of town we needed to find a hotel The staff at Iowa State Vet Hospital said their parents stayed there when they visited their kids attending the University. I called the hotel directly and the person...

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Saint Marys, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very pleasant and responsive. The rooms were very clean, fresh, and temperature was very constant during an extreme cold snap. Breakfast service, Mario, did a very good job and was very much attentive.

Thank ljhammond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Ames for a career fair and couldn't have been happier with the accommodations. Ian greeted me at the door and was very friendly and helpful. The room was incredibly clean and comfortable. If I'm back in Ames this will be my go to hotel.

Thank James H
Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern design, new condition Room was clean, mini fridge, microwave Gym with free weights, bench, elliptical and treadmill and culligan water Larry did a great job with breakfast - quality is OK, could use better hot foot options (eggs, sausage, bacon)

Thank blanchette22
Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was greeted by friendly staff member, Ian, who welcomed me to the Holiday. Immediately I felt like I was going to enjoy my stay. I have experienced a good stay that included a clean room, friendly staff, and a good breakfast.

Thank haagar2017
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

haagar2017, Thank you for the 5 star review! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your stay. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Blaine, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

The front desk was very help! Ian at the front desk gave me a king suite that is clean a very comfortable. He was very polite and professional Bed soft and Bathroom clean. I'm Happy!!! I will stay here again and recommend it to family and friends!!!

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

ryslotsve, Thank you for your kind words! We work very hard to ensure all guest leave HAPPY. We will look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $122 - $226 (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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“First floor was perfect for us!”
 of 5 bubbles stchamps7880, yesterday | Read review
“Rooms on the south side have a bit better view, and are a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles tle0nard, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“always choose the highest floor as it offer a quieter experience”
 of 5 bubbles fprtuzzi, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for rooms away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles cptn2017, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“My room was located on the top floor. It was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles squatch52302, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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