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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

May 15th - 21st Holiday Inn Express, Room 305 Ames, IA Like other Holiday Inn Expresses I have stayed at, the rooms were spacious and clean, and the hotel features were decorated and maintained well. This particular Express impressed me not with its features, as they are standard in any hotel chain, but with its staff. When I arrived at...

Thank davidacarrell
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 23 February 2017

After a long day of being on the road, we stopped at the Holiday Inn Express at Ames,IA. A good decision! The front desk staff (the young lady working was very professional and made us feel welcomed) were very helpful and we were able to get to our room quickly. the room was clean, modern and contained amply towels and...

Thank Richard J
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Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Richard J, Thank you for the kind words! We are so pleased to see that you were able to give us a 5 star rating. Our team works very hard everyday to ensure all our guest feel special and welcomed! Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Down here on business working 13 hour days. It's clean and updated. It's what you'd hope to find for a decent crash pad. I finished a job early, and was return home. They had no issue when I came back around 11:45 am from the job site to let them know I was checking out early. Big help.

Thank Patrick L
Princeville, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean, great beds and offered a free Continental Breakfast. Wi-Fi was also available. The staff was friendly and suggested a good place to eat supper. There is an indoor pool and exercise room as well.

Thank Sonia Z
McHenry, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was greeted as a spire member and was offered my choice of points or a snack. The location was a bit out of the way for local restaurants but close to the job site. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank P5634AUkevind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check in was quite expedient and Ian who was working the counter was friendly and informative. Very clean room, and quiet hotel even though they were almost fully booked. Breakfast as usual in the morning was the norm and that is fine with me.

Thank Dirk R
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was excellent and very clean. My issue was with the strong air freshener in the entrance way to the lobby. And also 2 days in a row what ever they used to mop the elevator floor with , the smell was so strong it burned my eyes and could have caused an asthma reaction. I did report it...

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ian was very friendly at check in. He noticed I was an IHG Rewards Club member and upgraded my room to a king suite. The room was very nice and I had a good nights sleep. I was disappointed there wasn't a hot tub. My criticism would be the breakfast. The sausage was cold. The biscuits were hard. The toaster...

Thank Luanne R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Holiday Inn Express Ames IA was a pleasant stay and value. The hotel looks updated and clean. Conveniently located just off 35W. The staff were friendly and greeted us with regularity. Ian at the front desk was helpful with a sense of humor and tried to accommodate a room swap to be near another family. The rooms were great and...

Thank harmonytraveler
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Harmonytraveler, Thank you for your kind words! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Waldorf, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ian and Causurell are outstanding receptionist. They were extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel amenities phenomenal. The have a free laundry room. It's accessible to Interstate 35 and to Iowa State University. I strongly recommend this hotel.

Thank Elijah P
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Elijah P, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so pleased to see that you were able to give us a 5 star rating. Our team works very hard everyday to ensure our guest our happy, and comfortable.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites of Ames, Iowa. The hotel is conveniently located in Ames, off I-35 at exit 113 on 13th Street. We are minutes away from many local attractions, including Iowa State University, Jack Trice Stadium, Cy Stephens Auditorium, NorthGrand Mall and downtown Ames. Several corporate and government offices are also nearby, such as USDA, NVSL, National Farmers Organization, Sauer-Danfoss, Hach Chemical, Barilla, Ball Co. and 3M. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel was designed with keeping comfort in mind by providing spacious guest rooms and amenities to make travel less stressful. Here, we offer recently renovated guestrooms and public areas with contemporary decor and tons of great amenities, such as an indoor heated pool, a modern well equipped Fitness Center and a new Sundry shop stocked with snacks and toiletries. We also feature the complimentary Express Start breakfast bar. All rooms offer free high-speed Internet & refrigerator/microwave. The hotel features suites offering all the same amenities as our standard rooms plus a separate parlor area. Whether it's for business or pleasure, you can enjoy peace of mind at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ames. The Holiday Inn Express Ames is conveniently located within walking distance to Sauer DanFoss, 3M, and the USDA. There are also restaurants and bars within a few minutes walk! Comfort, convenience, and warm hospitality are all located in Ames - it happens at the Holiday Inn Express Ames. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Ames

Address: 2600 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010-8620
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: RM494 - RM928 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn Ames
Ames Holiday Inn
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#1 Business Hotel in Ames
#2 Family Hotel in Ames
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“accessibility to Iowa State University and Interstate 35”
230elijahp, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Request a room on south side of building, away from the side of the building with traffic.”
jamesz332, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring drinks and snacks as they have a refrigerator and microwave in room.”
158crystallb, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a room on the back side of hotel for a perfectly quiet night.”
792pattis, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay near the front of the hotel”
BlueManMinnesota, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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