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“This motel has gone downhill since we last stayed here a...” 2 of 5 stars
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Super 8 Ames
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   1418 S Dayton Rd, Ames, IA 50010-9660   |  
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

It's a Super 8, not the Taj Mahal.
I needed an inexpensive place to stay near campus and that is what I got. The room was spartan, but clean. The desk staff was pleasant at check in and check out. I was not spending much time in Ames and my usual choice was booked, so this worked out fine. I was a bit freaked out by the garden level room with a car bumper as my view however. Breakfast was also spartan, and the choices were quite limited. There was, however, plenty of hot coffe to get me moving to a real breakfast nearby.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Super 8 Ames
Address: 1418 S Dayton Rd, Ames, IA 50010-9660
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Location: United States > Iowa > Ames
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #17 of 20 Hotels in Ames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Super 8 Ames 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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