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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was supper helpful the front desk worker (Ian) helped out alot had a great stay rooms were clean breakfast was good definitely would suggest staying here if ur looking for a place during a trip.

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

JacobBrandenburg, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cleanliness is top notch. Staff was very welcoming, accommodating and friendly. Room was very nice and well lit which is sometimes hard to find. Great location with easy access to many events. Would definitely stay here again if need to stay in Ames again

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

tskeune, Thank you for such an amazing review! I should this to our housekeeping team and they were so excited and very proud. We want to thank you for taking the time to recognize their hard work. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 1st time I have stayed at this hotel since the remodel was completed. I was very impressed by all areas of the hotel. This hotel is now back on my list when I visit the Ames and Des Moines areas of Iowa.

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

Dave S, Welcome Back!! Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so happy that you approve of all the changes we made. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very happy with our stay in Ames. When we stopped for the evening, we were pleased with the friendly welcome we received from Ian at the front desk. Our room was very clean and we slept well. We were refreshed and ready to begin our winter road trip! We would definitely stay there again.

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

Sue P, Thank you for your kind words and mentioning staff members that stood out to you. Our team works very hard everyday to ensure all guest are able to give us a 5 star review. We look forward to your future reservations with us. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Cole Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay here often and when I called for a rate, it was much more than I normally spend. They got Jon on the phone who immediately corrected my rate. Their entire staff is just very friendly, Why the review has to be 200, when that many not necessary is irritating

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

icecream2017, Thank you for the 5 star review. Im happy we were able to give you your special rate. We are very thankful for our loyal guest and always want to take care of them. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Nagel3, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay with us. We are so pleased you were able to relax after driving in a snow storm. we hope you make another trip to Ames soon. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Mike R, We are so pleased to see that you were able to give us a 5 star review. Our team works very hard to ensure all guest feel special and welcomed. We look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Team

Des Moines, IA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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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

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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: ₹ 7,271 - ₹ 12,839 (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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Holiday Inn Ames
Ames Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Ames Iowa
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#1 Business Hotel in Ames
#2 Family Hotel in Ames
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ames
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“The hotel is located one exit North of Iowa State. All the rooms are quiet because you are away from the noise of the University.”
 of 5 bubbles usthompsons1994, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I stayed on the 3rd floor right outside the elevator bank- no issues. Very nice stay.”
 of 5 bubbles davesX4182DU, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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