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Hilton Garden Inn Ames

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Cypress, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean hotel. Staff very helpful and friendly. Bar tenders very knowledgeable of spirits. Lazer tag in walking distance for the kids. Nice Pub in walking distance as well. Be sure to get breakfast in the morning...the omelettes are fantastic.

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kansas city, United States
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The rooms were spotless, beds very supportive and comfortable. Front desk staff was wonderful and supplied us with extra water since ours was frozen solid in the car overnight! Forgot my hat and the housekeeping staff met me at the door with it when I return to claim it, most of the time if I forget usually I don't get...

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HGIAmes, Guest Relations Manager at Hilton Garden Inn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Robin U., I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to write a review! We were thrilled to see the ratings we received from you in regards to your recent stay. If I or any member of my staff can be of any assistance for any future stays in Ames, please feel free...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My daughter is in her sophomore year @ Iowa State. We're from Chicago so needless to say when we go visit her it's always an overnight stay. We have stayed in a few hotels in the area and the Hilton Gardens is by far our favorite place to stay. Rooms are clean & comfortable. Good wifi. Coffee available in your...

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Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my daughter on a Sunday evening and checked out on a Monday. PROS: Check in was quick and the price I had on line was the price I paid at check out. The location was very close the ISU and easy to access. The hotel was quiet and the rooms had fairly good insulation (that or...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel new and clean. Front staff nice. Stayed on 3rd floor and it was quiet. We had "constant fan" option on AC/Heat unit on. If you didn't have this on you would probably hear cars on hwy 30 outside your window. Otherwise you may want a room on other side of hotel.

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Holyoke, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay here often and the staff is always friendly and the hotel is always very inviting. The lounge is very relaxing and their breakfast options are excellent!!!! Such a great place if you're staying one night or the whole week!!!

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Dubuque, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beds at this facility are very lumpy. Both queen beds in the room were littered with divots. The staff was very good. They deserve better by the ownership. Staff was apologetic, but there were no other rooms. Good location.

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Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice new hotel close to a couple eateries. Walk to field house. Visiting college teams stay there. Thrill for teens to see Division 1 players. Air/heater very noisy drowns out TV. Beware of the busy time trick to say minimum 2-3 night bookings no cancellation s. They will send you emails to say wanna upgrade but when I got there...

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Wallingford, CT
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Went with my daughter to visit ISU hotel is close to basketball practice facilities so teams playing against ISU were staying at our hotel. They were able to accommodate us checking in earlier than normal and everyone was friendly and helpful.

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South Bend, United States
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Hotels find the bed was just way too soft it was a mattress that did not inflate correctly very tough night sleep Otherwise hotel service was fine meal was fine cleanliness was fine parking lot was easy to access stay was okay except for the bed

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Great American Grill
Cuisines: Italian, American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hilton Garden Inn Ames hotel is located in the heart of Iowa on Highway 30 west at the South Dakota exit and just five miles from Interstate 35. This Ames, Iowa hotel is three miles from Iowa State University, home of the ISU Cyclones, with Hilton Coliseum and Jack Trice Stadium less than ten minutes away. Notable among Ames, Iowa hotels, our flexible meeting rooms include an Executive Boardroom for up to 10 people and a Grand Ballroom seating up to 175 people. From the Garden Grille with the cooked-to-order breakfast to our 112 beautifully decorated guest rooms with complimentary WiFi, Hilton Garden Inn Ames is the perfect complement to any corporate or social event. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hilton Garden Inn Ames

Address: 1325 Dickinson Ave, Ames, IA 50014-5568
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: ₹ 7,919 - ₹ 15,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hilton Garden Inn Ames 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
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Hilton Garden Inn Ames Iowa
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Ames
#8 Business Hotel in Ames
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“Room 315 is handicap accessible room. It was huge and at the end of the hallway and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 394audram, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't get room over or near pool!”
 of 5 bubbles Disneyadic, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Look for a room away from highway and not across from HVAC plant.”
 of 5 bubbles MmeMarie, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay at this hotel if you have a student at ISU, especially if they live in the Towers or on the West side.”
 of 5 bubbles 835karenc, 29 Apr 2015 | Read review
“They might say it caters for 5, but unfortunately they can't put a rollaway bed in a four person room due to it being a fire hazard. They gave us lots of extra pillows and blankets to make up a little bed on the floor.”
 of 5 bubbles hannahs804, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
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