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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in Ames to visit and tour Iowa State University. We arrived about 10pm and Ian at the front desk checked us in quickly and ensured we would have a place to park even though the parking lot was nearly full. James the night man took care of business around the hotel while everyone was sleeping. Larry took care... More 

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

We had such a great time welcoming you to Ames during your recent visit to tour Iowa State! Our entire team works together to ensure we provide the best possible service and your feedback is a testament to our hard work! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Lakewood, CA
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

hotel was great. nice and clean. staff was very pleasant greeting us and taking care of us. Jasmine specifically was very helpful at our check in ( I was traveling with a co-worker). Thanks for the hospitality.

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

Thank you for your feedback about your past business stay at our Holiday Inn Express! Jasmine is a shining star on our team and we are so happy to hear she stood out to you during your time with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ian spent a good long time working that computer to get me a better rate and a longer stay. He was calm and happy the whole time. So many rooms across town were booked for the whole week and it was difficult to find more than one or two nights available. He stuck with it and gave me the last... More 

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

Thank you for your great review about our hotel and our team at our Holiday Inn Express Ames! We are delighted to hear Ian was able to assist with finding your corporate rate and a room for an extended time frame during your trip to the area! We look forward to being your home away from home. More 

Waseca, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in town for the firefly music fest and found this Holiday Inn located in a good spot for us. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was great. Very good selection. Only thing we noticed they didn't have a hot tub, but on this viset didn't have time to use the pool. Would stop again if in... More 

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

Thank you for your review about your past time with us! We are so happy we had the chance to welcome you to Ames during the Firefly Music Festival! We love welcoming guests to Ames during these local events held on our historic main street downtown Ames! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your four star review about our Holiday Inn Express! We are so happy to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us! We are glad Ian and Tom had the chance to meet you and they made you feel welcome during your past time with us! Our team, combined with our newly renovated property, and our Express... More 

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

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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 St, Ames, IA 50010-8620
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $128 - $218 (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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