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Red Roof Inn Ames

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Detroit Lakes
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The man at front desk (I didn't get his name) was extremely helpful with check in. They room was very nice and clean. After a long 8hrs of driving in a pouring rain it was a very welcome relief and enjoyed the morning breakfast before continuing on my journey.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Beepball (baseball for the blind) team was there in July. Sheila and Tracy went above and beyond making everyone feel welcome and was a big help with all the guys. See you at the next World Series.

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Thank ladyspotter
RedRoofAmesMgmt, Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank You for the 5 star review! I am glad to hear that my staff went above and beyond making everyone feel welcome and helped all the guys to make your stay an enjoyable one. We will be happy to accommodate your stay during the World series please contact us to make the reservations. More 

Lone Tree, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was very easy. Everyone was very eager to help. Continental breakfast was good and breakfast area very clean. The receptionist, Tracy, was very pleasant and helpful. Room could have been cleaned a little better. All in all, a very nice place to stay.

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Thank losthillsols
RedRoofAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the 4 star review! I am glad to hear your stay with us at Red Roof Inn Ames was a pleasant stay, tracy will be pleased to hear your comments. I am sorry our room did not meet your expectation. We hope to get a chance to accommodate you on your next visit to Ames. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed during Farm Progress Show. My room was ok, but I have stayed in better in Ames. The overall cleanliness and age of hotel were turn offs. I did have some coworkers stay and they seemed to have a better experience. There are newer and nicer hotels. Ames does have Uber, which helps if you like to have a beer... More 

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Thank tjda
RedRoofAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank You for the 3 star review! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Red Roof Inn Ames. Ames have developed quite a bit, and uber is a great thing we have for travelers. I hope you give a chance to accommodate you on your next visit to ames. More 

Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in a breeze, front desk lady was lovely and I enjoyed the conversations we had. For what we paid the room itself was ok, beds very small only doubles I think but what bothered me the most was it was very dirty. We are pretty basic people that don't care if we have high end anything but I do... More 

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Thank daniel k
RedRoofAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to post a review on your stay at our hotel. We have read your comments and have shared with our staff. Comments like yours help us improve our guest experience so thank you. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

front dest iwith tracy + abby or the most free spirit helpful people i met in iowa i just wonna say that i injoyed my stay at red roof inn breakfast was fresh nice an clean newspapers an the news was always on in the morning i felt at home everybody smiles all the time

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RedRoofAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for our 3-star rating! We are glad to hear you enjoyed staying at our Red Roof Inn in Ames and found our staff "free spirit helpful, smiles all the time " "fresh breakfast daily newspaper and news in the breakfast area each morning was pleasant." I am also glad to hear you felt at... More 

Homewood, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

I read the review before I booked, and I thought they were accurate. The front desk person was very pleasant and the room very clean. The breakfast was ok, it's your typical hotel complimentary food items (the waffle iron wouldn't release the batter) and the seating area was very nice.

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Thank Diane S
Management T, Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you so much for our 4-star rating! We are glad to hear you enjoyed staying at our Red Roof Inn in Ames and found our staff "pleasant" and "rooms very clean." We look forward to your next visit when coming back to ISU. Thank you! More 

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43 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Staff was nice. The included continental breakfast was fine. The hotel room was very dated and worn. Carpet had visible stains with sticky spots. Pull out sofa was uncomfortable with cushions sinking into the back. Hallways had the appearance of not being vacuumed during 3 night stay. Lobby looked recently updated, but again has the appearance of not being vacuumed... More 

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Management T, Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to post a review on your stay at our hotel. We have read your comments and have shared with our staff. Comments like yours help us improve our guest experience so thank you. More 

Lanesboro, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful!! Will be back!! Great breakfast and wonderful value!!! Sams club membership had an amazing value!! Thank you! Don't worry about location! You are right where Hampton Inn used to be!!! Just me and my husband... No kids.. Pool small but would be awesome for kiddos...

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Thank Kayla H
Management T, Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

We sincerely thank you for our 5-star rating!! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed staying at our Red Roof Inn in Ames, and found the whole experience "wonderful" and "an amazing value." We look forward to your next visit, thank you! More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

The staff are very kind and accommodating. They went out of their way to be of service with any of our needs. The weekly rate we found to be the best deal and booking in advance. The rooms fill up fact and you have to ask for senior citizen or other discounts that may be available. The hotel used to... More 

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Thank Joy B
RedRoofAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the great review I am glad to hear that my staff went out of their way to service your needs my staff will be thrilled to hear your review. We so appreciate your rating of "Four Stars" and will continue to work diligently to maintain that rating. Please visit us again when in Ames. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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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
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Red Roof Inn Ames, Iowa home to Iowa State University. Located just off of US-30 our hotel provides easy access to all of Ames attractions whether you are traveling for business or pleasure. Nearby businesses include Syngenta Seeds, Amcore Rigid Plastics, Barilla America Inc, Monsanto Co., USDA, Danfoss and Danaher Oil. Our hotel is also close to Pfizer, Workiva, DuPont, John Deere, Dow Chemical and the Mary Greeley Medical Center. Not traveling for business? Not a problem. Our guests enjoy events at the Jack Trice Stadium, Hilton Coliseum, and the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & James H. Andrew Railroad Museum. Start your stay off right with a complimentary continental breakfast (6am-9am) and coffeehouse style coffee and tea in the lobby, then get your workout in, in our fitness center or indoor pool. Traveling for business? Take advantage of our business center or host your next meeting in our conference room. The Red Roof Inn Ames offers guests comfortable, pet-friendly, family friendly rooms equipped with free WiFi, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, in-room coffee and a desk. Select rooms will also offer a microwave & refrigerator. A coin laundry is also available for your convenience. One well-behaved family pet is welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Ames

Address: 1400 S Dayton Pl, Ames, IA 50010-6436 (Formerly Hampton Inn Ames)
Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $77 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Roof Inn Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Hampton Inn Ames
Ames Hampton Inn
Red Roof Inn Ames Iowa
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#1 Green Hotel in Ames
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ames
#7 Business Hotel in Ames
#8 Family Hotel in Ames
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