We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-12-24 2017-12-25
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Holiday Inn Express Ames

    2600 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010
    +1 877-859-5095
    Call
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017-12-24 2017-12-25
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$80
    View Deal
    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (6)
    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good30%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “front desk” (135 reviews)
    “great stay” (37 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Holiday Inn Express Ames
    Special Offer: Book Direct and Save
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Dec 24Dec 25
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$80.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ames hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "1a13489a35ec4443bceaeb17cebebf0c", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":223377,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[78329370],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":80,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"1a13489a35ec4443bceaeb17cebebf0c","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":80,"lowestMetaPrice":80,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":80,"hotelName":"Holiday Inn Express Ames","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjFhMTM0ODlhMzVlYzQ0NDNiY2VhZWIxN2NlYmViZjBjIiwiQUlLIjoiNzE3YWEzNzdjOGI5NGJlNTk4YWUxOGFhMWMyZTA3YTIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$80", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"78329370":"PricelineIB","65688222":"Hotwire","53914451":"TravelocityEWS","109203847":"HotelsCom2IB","32620166":"Expedia","79428359":"CheapTicketsEWS","34395521":"BookingCom","78875934":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (683)
    There are newer reviews for Holiday Inn Express Ames
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    21 - 25 of 682 reviews

    Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

    Good: -Hotel has been recently remodeled it seems so very modern and didn't notice any major wear anywhere -beds/pillows are very comfy -noise blockage appeared to be better than some hotels. I was fearful as we had a room in a high traffic spot but...More

    Thank Dealmom83
    Response from Steve N, Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 13 June 2017

    Dealmom83, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are glad that our staff was able to help you in assisting in getting checking in efficiently. We do apologize about...More

    A TripAdvisor Member
    1
    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    Perri was a great help. She boxed up something I left in my room and took it to FEDEX. All the staff was very helpful at Holiday Inn Express Ames Iowa. The hotel is in great shape and well taken care of. The exercise room...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Steve N, Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 8 June 2017

    Larry, Thank you so much for providing us with such great feedback. We are pleased to hear that you got your package back in a timely fashion. On behave of management we would like to thank you for taking the time out to review our...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

    These guys set the bar very high for service. Ian was wonderful and very patient when he had people waiting, phones ringing, and a whole myriad of things going on. I was very happy with my choice of picking this hotel. I would recommend this...More

    Thank Ike R
    Response from Steve N, Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 7 June 2017

    Ike, We are so pleased to hear the you had a pleasant stay with us. We value your feedback and we want to thank you on behave of management for taking time out to fill out the survey and help us be a better team....More

    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    The hotel rooms have a fresh look with stylish design after recent renovation. Front desk executive Ian was very courteous and friendly. we had a great time.Hot Breakfast in the morning is complimentary. This hotel is near I35W highway and 10 minutes drive from Iowa...More

    Thank Sarav_Kaliamoorthi
    Response from Steve N, Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 6 June 2017

    Sarav_Kaliamoorthi, On behave of management we thank you so much for taking the time out to review our facility. Our staff pride themselves on doing the best job that they can and making the customer happy. We look forward to your next stay with us...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    Very nice, clean and quiet. Ian at the front desk was very friendly even though he was very busy. The rooms were as expected, the reason I pick holiday inn Express whenever possible. Was even able to get the connecting rooms we needed.More

    Thank Denise W
    Response from Steve N, Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 6 June 2017

    Denise, We are so pleased to hear that we accommodated you and made your stay with us pleasant. We aspire to make sure that our guest have everything they need during their stay with us and we hope that your next visit is just as...More

    GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames
    242 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Ames
    4 km
     
    Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu
    465 reviews
    #3 of 20 hotels in Ames
    6.5 km
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA
    433 reviews
    #6 of 20 hotels in Ames
    2.8 km
     
    Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
    416 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Ames
    6.2 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$93 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Business Hotel in Ames
    • #2 Family Hotel in Ames
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 75
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with IHG, Priceline, Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cancelon, HotelQuickly, TripOnline SA and getaroom.com so you can book your Holiday Inn Express Ames reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Iowa >
    • Ames
    • Also Known As
    • Holiday Inn Express Ames Hotel Ames ,
    • Holiday Inn Ames ,
    • Ames Holiday Inn ,
    • Holiday Inn Express Ames Iowa
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (11)
    Room & Suite (20)
    Dining (6)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
    Bathroom (5)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Ames
    GrandStay Hotel & Suites Ames
    242 reviews
    4.03 km away
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA
    433 reviews
    2.78 km away
     
    Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center At Isu
    465 reviews
    6.50 km away
     
    Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
    416 reviews
    6.22 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Great Plains Sauce & Dough CO
    240 reviews
    2.91 km away
    El Azteca
    187 reviews
    2.81 km away
    Chocolaterie Stam
    47 reviews
    2.99 km away
    Cafe Diem
    55 reviews
    3.05 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Reiman Gardens
    284 reviews
    5.55 km away
    Iowa State University
    274 reviews
    5.71 km away
    Brunnier Art Museum
    22 reviews
    5.09 km away
    Furman Aquatic Center
    14 reviews
    4.40 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Linda H
    15 June 2016|
    Answer
    Response from 42Fredmed | Reviewed this property |
    It's on the south side of town. Not sure of the best route to the north mall but several miles so will need a car
    0
    Votes
    Kaitlynehrman
    27 June 2015|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Steve N | Property representative |
    Yes, with proper ID, 18 years is an acceptable age.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "We like top floors because no one above you."
    Read review
    "quiet ac in all rooms"
    Read review
    "queen suit rooms are value for money if you go with family"
    Read review
    "Cant go wrong."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing