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Red Roof Inn Ames

#9 of 20 Hotels in Ames
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Very upsetting that this pleasant property decided to gouge Odyssey of the Mind competitors and their families. Ordinary rate is nearly 3 times less than the $208 per night I paid to stay here. Terrific location. Nice breakfast and very pleasant staff made it a nice stay but nowhere near a good value.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Ames, IA Red Roof. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please accept my sincerest apologies. At Red Roof, we strive to provide every customer with superior service; therefore your feedback is very important to us. I want you to... More 

Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I was going to rate this nice, clean, friendly hotel at a four or five until I woke up and discovered it had changed to a Red Roof Inn overnight. You see the owners of this hotel just built a new Hampton Inn a block away and you can't have 2 Hampton Inns that close. But the new Hampton Inn... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Ames, IA Red Roof. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please accept my sincerest apologies. At Red Roof, we strive to provide every customer with superior service; therefore your feedback is very important to us. I want you to... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

They need to update the hotel to be comparable to other Hampton Inns. The carpet, furniture, and room style is old. Overall the staff was awesome. The food was ok. I didn't have time to use the fitness center.

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

Thank you for your review about our Hampton Inn Ames! We are so sorry to hear about your disappointment with your past stay with us. We know we have an older property, thus our decision to build our new Hampton Inn and Suites next door set to open in the next few weeks! Once our current building leaves the Hilton... More 

Fairfield, Iowa
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This Hampton is an older property, but it is clean in the rooms. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The evening front desk young man was very helpful in navigating our party to areas in Ames. The very good news is that a new Hampton is mostly built and should be open in the near future close by! Breakfast area... More 

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Thank Steve P
HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Steve! Our team is so thankful we had the chance to meet you! We too are very excited to move to our new property and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Hill City, South Dakota
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This hotel is clean and the staff are friendly. It is an adequate, well cared hotel and the staff were friendly. We were disappointed that we did not have a refrigerator in the room. This is a definite must for us when we travel

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

Thank you for your review about our property! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. All of our rooms with one king bed do feature a microwave and mini fridge, we are excited to feature these amenities in all of our rooms at our new property set to open next month! More 

Wheaton, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The new hotel will be nice when completed... Current location is hardly visible from the highway and GPS directions take you in an unlikey end run sweep but you will get there. A new Hampton is under construction which id very visible and eadoly oaccessible. Though the existing facility us certainly comfortable and clean, the new hotel will definitely be... More 

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

Thank you for your three star review! We are sorry for the issues you faced with the location of our current property, we too are very excited to move to our new location that will be very easy to access off highway 30! Our team loved hearing your review - words like clean, and comfortable are all great words we... More 

Los Angeles, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We visited a student at I.S.U. and chose the Hampton Inn for our stay. We were concerned to see a new building going up for a future Hampton Inn, thinking we would be staying at an old facility. Seriously, this Hampton Inn had everything we have come to expect for this chain. Very clean, very quiet, very welcoming staff. Lots... More 

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

Thank you for your review Pamela! We are so glad our team had the chance to welcome you to Ames! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back again to this property or to our new property soon! More 

Skokie, Illinois
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my school band (we are from Illinois) and to be quite honest, I wasn't expecting much. Because of that, I was blown away by the quality of the hotel. I was expecting a cheap motel with halfway-decent rooms; instead we got a beautiful hotel with large rooms and cozy beds. I would absolutely stay again! I... More 

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Thank Abigael P
HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, Abigael! We loved having you here - cozy beds, clean rooms and great service are awesome words our team LOVES to hear about our guest's experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Waupaca, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We enjoyed our stay in Ames. The receptionist was a joy to check in with. She was very nice and extremely helpful. The lady at breakfast was very enjoyable also. We would stay there again. I'm sure the new Hampton will be ready by the time we pass through Ames again. Hampton inns are my favorite places to stay.

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Thank donk772
HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so glad we had the chance to see you during your time with us. Lisa, our breakfast house, was very excited to hear your comments! We are glad you call Hampton By Hilton your favorite place to say and we look forward to sharing our new property with you in the next few... More 

Neepawa, Canada
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57 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

If you have to ask if the hotel is new, you know it has been looked after. A new one is to open in another month a block away and this building may become a Red Roof Inn. The hotel and room was very clean with a good morning breakfast. Tracy is great. She offered help with anything and pateintly... More 

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Thank Marion J
HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Marion! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us! We are very excited for the transition to our new property as we move forward with the Red Roof Inn conversion of our current property in the next few months! Tracy was delighted to see your review - she is a great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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 Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $86 - $198 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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