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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA
Ranked #7 of 20 Hotels in Ames
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 30, 2014

My family and have stayed at Country Inn numerous times in Council Bluffs, IA. Because of the great service we have always received (friendly welcome, cookies, and enough pillows and towels to meet mine, my husband's and my children's needs) I made it a point to stay at Contry Inn in Ames, IA for my most recent business trip. This required me to drive a few extra miles from where my training was rather than starying practically next door to my trining facility but I did not mind at all as I was certain I would receive great service and I sure did. I would like to congratulate both the staff and the management as it takes the whole team's effort to ensure this 5 star quality service. Thank You from a very Satisfied Customer. Karina Wardlow

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2014

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay.

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Reviewed January 28, 2014

My husband and I have stayed countless times at Country Inn & Suites of Ames over the past six years as all three of our children have attended Iowa State University. We are always warmly welcomed at the desk, the rooms are very clean and comfortable, the pool and hot tub are relaxing, the WIFI is efficient and the breakfast offers a wide variety of choices. For each ISU graduation the suites have been wonderful choices for our party with their kitchen sink and countertop, microwave, full-size refrigerator, kitchen table & chairs, and spacious living room. We also love all the "extra" touches such as the "homey" feel of the lobby with its fireplace, comfy chairs & open stairway, cookies, fruit & hot beverages in the lobby and a book loan system where you may borrow a book from their lobby bookshelves and if not done reading at time of check-out, you may take it with you and return it to ANY Country Inn & Suites. It's not uncommon for us to receive a free "upgrade" on our room if we stay at a less busy time. We always feel at home away from home at Country Inn & Suites of Ames!

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2014

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay.

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Reviewed December 11, 2013

I was at the Country Inn this past weekend during a visit to ISU. The staff were so friendly here and were very accommodating. The room was quiet like others have said and also very clean. I enjoyed the variety of the breakfast. I just wished it started a bit earlier on the weekend so I could have enjoyed it both days I stayed. Overall it was a lovely experience and helped me see the true nature of Iowans. I will certainly recommend it and hope to visit again.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us. I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time at the hotel!

I have shared your compliments with our staff they were honored that you mentioned them. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to recognize them for a job well done!

On behalf of our entire staff at Country Inns & Suites we thank you for your business and hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to the area!


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All the best,

Debra Pratt
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have stayed in the hotel twice already this year and I am really happy with the service they offered each time. The rooms are clean and, most important for me, quiet and the staff is really helpful. The first time I stayed at the hotel, they were happy to give me a room in the upper floor, where there is not much noise and I was able to study for my boards exam. The variety of breakfast items is the best I've seen in Iowa so far. I enjoyed the swim pool and the temperature of the water was comfortable. I will definitively stay at the hotel again and will recommend it to my friends when they visit Ames, IA.

Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2013

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us in Ames,Iowa. We look forward to your next stay.


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Ames, Iowa

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

I have stayed here twice in the last 6 weeks while my daughter made a college visit to ISU. The staff was helpful and it was very clean with a great breakfast in the morning. Would definately stay here again in the future...by the way, my daughter loved ISU!!

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2013

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay.

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Reviewed October 22, 2013

I have stayed in 6 different motels in Ames more then once. We stayed here 10/19/2013 for our best stay ever. We were able to upgrade our room after finding out our granddaughters wanted to spend the night with us, with no problems at all. This motel has the best selection of breakfast items by far & the best temperature of their pool then any of the motels we have stayed at in Ames.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2013

Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay.

Debra Pratt
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

After checking in to the disgusting Super 8 next door, then walking out, we booked a room here. Front desk VERY helpful. Very clean room. Guest laundry. Nice variety at breakfast. FREE COOKIES! Great stay.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with family
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Debra P, General Manager at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2013

It is great to hear you had a great stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We hope to see you soon as your travel brings you back to Ames, Iowa.

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Debra Pratt
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Additional Information about Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA

Address: 2605 SE 16th St, Ames, IA 50010-6495
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Ames
#5 Family Hotel in Ames
Price Range: $105 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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