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    Holiday Inn Express Ames

    2600 E 13th St, Ames, IA 50010-8620
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good30%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “front desk” (135 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Multilingual Staff
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

    I stayed at this location with several friends overnight. The front lobby, rooms and bar area are very nicely decorated and modern. There were 6 of us in our party and we were given adjoining rooms (much appreciated). Rooms: very clean and nice. Very comfortable...More

    1  Thank Stanbro81
    Response from Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 27 April 2017

    stanbro81, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so pleased you were able to relax and enjoy yourself. Our team works very hard to knock it out of the park for each and every one of our guest. We look...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2017

    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...More

    Thank arathj00
    Response from Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 27 April 2017

    arathj00, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so pleased you were able to relax and enjoy yourself. Our team works very hard to knock it out of the park for each and every one of our guest. We look...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    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...More

    Thank greg945
    Response from Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 27 April 2017

    Greg945, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It warms our hearts to see you 5 star review our team works very hard to ensure all our guest love their stay! We look forward to your future reservations.

    Reviewed 17 April 2017

    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....More

    Thank 158crystallb
    Response from Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 27 April 2017

    158crystallb, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are so pleased you were able to relax and enjoy yourself. Our team works very hard to knock it out of the park for each and every one of our guest. We look...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via 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. ThanksMore

    Thank Jason K
    Response from Joel S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express AmesResponded 27 April 2017

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    About
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    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
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$120 - US$237 (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
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    • Iowa >
    • Ames
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    Linda H
    15 June 2016|
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    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
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    27 June 2015|
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    Response from Steve N | Property representative |
    Yes, with proper ID, 18 years is an acceptable age.
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