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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My Daughter and I arrived in Ames IA on a Thursday evening after driving thru a snow storm. We were welcomed by Alissa who checked us in and made sure all the questions were answered. The next morning Larry helped us with any questions we have about the Breakfast and when we were departing Ian helped us out with the...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our stay was very pleasant! Hotel staff was friendly and accommodating. The room was exceptionally well kept and we slept wonderfully on the beds! The breakfast in the morning had a great variety to choose from and tasted great. Very good stay, we'll be coming to stay again!

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Des Moines, IA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our family recently stayed here with a group and enjoyed the big meeting area where the breakfast is served in the morning. The staff was friendly and helpful. The decor is quite modern and fresh. We enjoyed everything including the breakfast which had a nice selection. The rooms and halls were quiet as we like it. The only thing we...

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

JennioDesMoines, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are so pleased you and your group were able to enjoy the open space we have available for our guest to enjoy after breakfast. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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...

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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

Tyndall, South Dakota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and a very positive stay. staff was great professional and friendly. Inside and outside were clean and perfect. Breakfast was wonderful fresh and staff was very nice. We will definitely stay there again and recommend to others. Thank you!

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

Stchamps7880, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are so pleased you were able to give us a 5 star rating. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed at this hotel several times over the years, and it is always clean, and comforting. Especially after a long day of traveling. I would definitely stay at this hotel again. Ian, at the front desk was very helpful in straightening out some billing confusions, but it was all worked out. He was great to work with. Thank you...

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

Vincent B, Thank you for the 5 star review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Hotel Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived tired and hungry, It was very easy to check in and I had a clean room. Ian was at the desk was extremely professional and very very nice. He answered all my questions. If or when I return, I will stay here again.

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

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are so pleased that you were able to enjoy your time with us. We look forward to all your future stays with us. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room, comfortable bed and fast internet. Friendly staff was eager to help in any way possible. Ian was excellent and very personable. The location was well light and easy to find. I will visit here again.

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

Jeremy D, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are so pleased you were able to give a 5 star rating and look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very conveniently located to Iowa State Veterinary Hospital. We had to leave our dog their overnight and since we live out of town we needed to find a hotel The staff at Iowa State Vet Hospital said their parents stayed there when they visited their kids attending the University. I called the hotel directly and the person...

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

Jflydc, Thank you for the kind words! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to give a detailed review of your stay. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Saint Marys, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very pleasant and responsive. The rooms were very clean, fresh, and temperature was very constant during an extreme cold snap. Breakfast service, Mario, did a very good job and was very much attentive.

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

ljhammond, Thank you for the 5 star review! Our team works very hard to ensure all our guest have a wonderful, and relaxing stay. Sincerely, Hotel Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 Street, Ames, IA 50010
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: RM542 - RM938 (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:
Holiday Inn Express Ames Hotel Ames
Holiday Inn Ames
Ames Holiday Inn
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#2 Family Hotel in Ames
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“I like choosing the top floor, just in case there is someone that has a very heavy walk. They will be below you.”
 of 5 bubbles nagel3, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were quiet but a room on the upper floor will provide a quality view of the great Iowa farm land.”
 of 5 bubbles 8339rj, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor was perfect for us!”
 of 5 bubbles stchamps7880, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side have a bit better view, and are a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles tle0nard, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“always choose the highest floor as it offer a quieter experience”
 of 5 bubbles fprtuzzi, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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