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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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Sigourney, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location. Very easy to find. Front desk very friendly and helpful. Rooms very spacious and clean. Great amenities. Over all cleanliness of Hotel was very good. Great breakfast. Clerk at front desk told us to sleep well and was very friendly and helpful.

Thank josephameiners
Springbrook, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were upgraded to a king suite and found the room nice sized and very comfortable. It had everything we needed. Desk worked great for the computer work I had to do. Nice sized TV, refrigerator, couch, and a couple of chairs. We found it to be very quiet. Had food delivered to our room from a local restaurant and...

Thank solakes
Riverhead, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff allowed late check out so we could attend a function at Iowas State University. Rooms were good and breakfast was convenient. It is a very convenient location to ISU and the interstate. Would return.

Thank tayl0rjp
Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Ian, at the front desk, did a great job of making me feel welcome upon arrival. He went above and beyond to find the type of room I wanted. The hotel was clean and conveniently located by the highway. My one recommendation would be that the fitness room supplies be checked on a regular basis. The remote was missing so...

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

Michael_a_randall, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so pleased you were able to enjoy yourself during your time with us. Ian genuinely cares about all our guest and it shows with reviews like this. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reedsville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stayed here for business, three nights. Staff was very friendly and informative about the area. Some great places to eat. Hotel was very clean, with a large variety of foods on the breakfast menu. I would definitely stay here again. The only negative thing I would to have say, parking convenience.

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

Esquarreed, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We love hearing from our guest and what we can do to improve their future stays with us. Unfortunately we are limited on space for expanding our parking lot. We hope you understand, and look forward to serving you in the future.

Maywood, Illinois
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My son and I stayed at this Holiday Inn Express in March 2017. We were visiting Iowa State University for a college visit. The hotel is one exit North of Iowa State, but that turned out to be a good thing because it was a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle of campus. The hotel was newer, clean, spacious...

Thank usthompsons1994
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Usthompsons1994, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are so pleased you were able to give us a 5 star rating. Our team works very hard to earn all 5 of those stars every day. We look forward to your future stays with us.

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We have stay at this Holiday Inn Express before, and each time we stay it's always clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. The breakfast is good, the beds are comfortable, and we used the fitness room. Ian and Perri were especially helpful.

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

Katfingers, I want to thank you for taking the time to point out specific team members that stood out to you during your stay with us. They work very very hard to earn this kind of recognition and it truly does make their day to see guest talk about how their hard work positively impacted their stay.

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stayed in a King Suite which we were actually upgraded to from a regular King room upon arrival! The check in process was smooth, the wifi worked seamlessly, and our room was fantastic. Everything was clean and kept up very well. We were visiting Ames for a wedding and when we stopped back at the hotel between events, Ian,...

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

TBrockdorf, We love getting reviews like this especial with a title like "Excellent Customer Service." Our team works hard to ensure all our guest have an experience like yours, and trust me when I say it is hard work and takes someone who truly cares about others to get reviews like this. We warmly welcome you back to stay with...

Marshfield MO
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had a very comfortable room. The heat and air unit was very quiet,. The bed was comfortable and the room was very clean and nice. The desk clerk Ian that checked me in last night was very helpful and answered my questions. I come through here at least once a year and I will be staying here again. The...

Thank chicken-bill
Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames, responded to this review

Chicken-Bill, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are thrilled you were able to give us a 5 star rating. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Marshfield, Missouri
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The property was neat and clean. The heating unit in the room was extremely quiet. The staff was friendly and helpful. Ian at the front desk was efficient and helpful when he checked me in last night. I come through here every year and will plan on staying here again.

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

Bill S, Thank you for the 5 star review! We are so pleased you were able to enjoy your time with us. We look forward to your next visit.

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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
  • 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: ₹ 7,325 - ₹ 15,104 (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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#1 Business Hotel in Ames
#2 Family Hotel in Ames
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“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
“No noise between rooms that we could hear. We were in 317, very quiet.”
ericam519, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all seem great to me”
18alanf, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
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