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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at this HIE when we were in Ames, IA visiting family for NY eve. Ian the person who checked us in was able to fix our reservation promptly when we arrived. The hotel has been upgraded from top to bottom. We enjoyed the morning breakfast in the newly updated dining room. While we did not visit the pool,...

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

Kurt r, We are so pleased to see that you were able to give us a 5 star rating. All the staff at Holiday Inn Express Ames, IA, work very hard to ensure every guest feels welcomed and special while staying with us. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team,

Normal, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a great place! I booked pretty much last minute and they were extremely accommodating. The place was very clean and was just what I need after a long day of work. I recommend this to anyone needing to stay close to Ames.

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

ericschuler3, Thank you for the 5 star review! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your stay. We hope your travels bring you back to the area. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I and our two young children stayed at this hotel over the weekend. The kids loved the pool area as well as the breakfast. The hotel has a modern feel and is updated. Both my wife and I commented that help offered by the staff was above what we usually see at chain hotels. This was seen...

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

Adam P, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Its wonderful to see such great things written about your staff. We are eagerly awaiting your next visit. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Bloomington, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling and booked this property through IHG app. Great location, updated, clean, and extremely friendly staff. Highly recommend for any kind of traveler needing a great hotel for very reasonable price

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

Sandy T, Thank you for the 5 star review. We greatly appreciate all the kind things you had to say about your stay. We look forward to all your future stays with us. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the cleanest IHG hotels with the friendliest employees is all of Iowa. You can tell it's been recently renovated. A must stay if your traveling through Ames and conveniently located near I-35. Ian even knew who I was before taking my ID and form of payment. Super nice guy!

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

Danny F, Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review of your stay with us. 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

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally at any other hotel it takes a very long time to check in!It took about 3 min. to check in here.Very quick and very nice staff!! The sweet that I was in was very modern and updated nicely.I plan on staying here again.

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

Lenawayjason, Thank you for the 5 star review you gave us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your stay. We look forward to all your future visits with us. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean. service was great and very friendly. Nice rooms and very updated. Not a scum hotel very nice. Would definitely stay in this hotel again. A lot nicer than a lot of other hotels I have stayed in. Also is very quiet. Not a lot of noise going on out side.

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

cm0ritz, Thank you for your kind words. We are very happy you were able to give us a 5 star rating. We are looking forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Sterling, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stay at this hotel when visiting family in Ames. It is conveniently located and the is always clean. The staff is always polite and helpful. James was the young man working the evening we checked in was very polite and helpful.

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

michaeldennis697, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay. We are so happy that you were able to enjoy yourself while staying with us. We are looking forward to your future visits. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, meet great and very friendly people, perri was very helpful and provisional. Also Larry very helpful and hard worker. Rooms where very clean. Breakfast was great There was varioty of joices. Ian was at front desk to check as it, he was very nice guy. Over all our stay was wonderful.

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Aldarus h, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. We are so thrilled you were able to give us a 5 star rating. We hope to see you soon! Sincerely, Hotel Team

Ames, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean. Ian Perry at front desk was very friendly. The room was nice and beds comfortable. Breakfast good and hot. The pool was clean. The housekeeping staff was attentive and nice. Really appreciate the fridge and coffee in room. Parking lot was well lit.

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

tweeter7, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so happy you spent New Year's Eve with us. We hope you had a fun and safe night. We look forward to your future stays with us. 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family 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 St, Ames, IA 50010-8620
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: RM473 - RM848 (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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“The sweets are very nice”
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