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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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Merrillville, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed one night for a business trip. With not knowing the area very well, Ian at the front desk helped pick somewhere for Dinner. He was spot on in his suggestion. If we are ever back in the area, we will being staying here again.

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Emporia, Kansas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My room was clean and Ian at the front desk took good care of me. I had forgotten my shaving kit and they fixed me up with a razor and shaving cream. I also liked the breakfast and was pleasantly surprised to find turkey sausage and a vegetable omelet. Everything on the breakfast bar was fresh and hot.

Thank greg945
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel was bright, clean and staff was very accommodating to my needs. Ian at the front desk actually looked for the brightest room in the hotel because I told him I had a lot of work to do and needed the sunlight as my motivation. What a great guy and a great hotel.

Thank 158crystallb
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Booked as a last minute stop on the way home from an out of town Easter trip. Ian at the front desk was very helpful in answering all my questions and got us situated. Set us up in a great room. Thanks

Thank Jason K
Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I found the Inn clean and welcoming. We sat in the breakfast room late in the evening, drinking our complimentary cup of hot cocoa and reading the complimentary local newspaper. Our bed was extremely comfortable.

Thank cindystorm
Perham, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We love staying at this location when traveling to Minnesota. While Holiday Inn Express locations are nice, this location seems exceptional. We were greeted as IHG rewards members from Ian who was working the front desk. The room was very spacious and clean. Bed was comfortable to provide a good night's sleep.

Thank 792pattis
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fine, the lobby and facilities were clean, the front desk person was helpful and the breakfast was very good. I don't know what is happening, but we had rooms near the back of the hotel and it sounded like there was heavy machinery running off and on all night. Very nice hotel, but ask for a room...

Thank BlueManMinnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this place before they remodeled it a couple years ago and the remodel is great! Ian was ready at the door when we arrived just after Midnight and already had us upgraded to a suite! Didn't even have to ask! (Spire Member) The hotel was clean! The breakfast was alwasy good at HIE and would pick this hotel...

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a stay here at the last minute when my horse was foaling at ISU. Ian was fantastic in checking us in late at night, after a long drive. Made us laugh, feel welcome, and made sure to thank me for my spire elite status. This location is very clean, well decorated, seems very new. Morning staff was great at...

Thank Erica M
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very clean! When I checked in Ian was friendly and welcoming. when I discovered I needed more hangers he quickly brought them to my room. The rest of the weekend I found the staff to be less than accommodating. one employee at the front desk didn't greet any guests and was always looking down.

Thank cynthiabader

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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: €105 - €214 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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