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Red Roof Inn Ames

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Homewood, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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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 1 week ago 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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Thank Jamie J
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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 

Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area to ride the Boone and Scenic steam train on Saturday, August 6, and looking for a reasonably priced room for one night. We did not expect to have a hot breakfast or updated bathroom so were pleasantly surprised when we checked in. Our room was clean and the carpet in the hallway and room looked... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback about your past time with us at our Red Roof Inn Ames! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Our entire team works hard to ensure we prove the best possible service in the area. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Bellevue
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed during the remodel to be a Red Roof Inn and an open house week at ISU...a very busy time. The staff could not have been more accommodating. Sheila, the front desk, was super when we needed to extend our stay. There was a problem with the TV and within minutes someone was there to assist. Our room was... More 

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

Dear Guest 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 positive comments of our staff. Your review made our entire team smile. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Jamestown, Ohio
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a Hampton Inn, you could still see the old signage. No fridge in the room, toilet set was loose, sink drain was disconnected. We stayed here for four nights. Breakfast buffet was just OK. Staff seemed not to be able to handle checkout in a expeditious manner.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your feedback! We strive to provide the best possible service in the Ames area and are disappointed to hear about your experience this past weekend. We assure you this is not the usual experience and will use your feedback to ensure this does not happen again. Please reach out to me directly via phone or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Red Roof Inn in Ames for over a week. We stayed here for Beep Baseball tournament. The rooms were nice the staff were wonderful. Sheila & Tracy went above and beyond to make sure our stay was great which it was. Every time Sheila greeted us she had a smile & went that extra mile to... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for the 4 star rating review. I am glad to hear that your stay at Red Roof Inn was enjoyable. I am glad to hear that shiela and tracy did an outstanding job making sure your stay was a great. We look forward to being your hotel of choice during your next visit in Ames, thank... More 

Blanco, Texas
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're familiar with this chain, you know that their properties vary in quality. This is one of the good ones. Clean, friendly, safe feeling, nice rooms and amenities, good breakfast. Improvements might include better mattresses, better working bathroom fans.

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Thank Faroe59
RedRoofAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for our positive review - we are so glad you found our property clean, friendly, safe feeling, nice rooms and amenities, good breakfast as we just transitioned to a red roof inn we will be doing renovations in the near future." We look forward to your next visit. Thank you! More 

Ontario, California, USA
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was extremely comfortable. The front desk staff (Timothy) was professional, welcoming and offered suggestions for places, in the area, to visit and eat. This was the nicest RED ROOD INN we have ever stayed at

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Timothy was very happy to hear your comments. It's something our staff takes great pride in, so we value your feedback. We hope you will visit us again More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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: $88 - $189 (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 Best Value Hotel in Ames
#1 Green Hotel in Ames
#7 Business Hotel in Ames
#8 Family Hotel in Ames
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