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Holiday Inn Express Ames

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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.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Heated pool
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Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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This Holiday Inn is excellent from check in to check out and everything in between. Room was clean, comfortable and the hotel was quiet. Bathroom was in excellent condition. Beds were very comfortable. Climate control was effective and quiet. Breakfast was very good and well
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Response from CarolSpringer2, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so very much for the "Five Star" review of your experience at the Holiday Inn Express and the lovely caption of "Excellent from A to Z". Your kinds words mean everything. We love hearing you enjoyed a clean, comfortable room, comfy bed, polite and genuine staff, and tasty breakfast. Receiving service and accommodations above expectations is our goal. Please visit us again when in Ames. Carol S General Manager
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Great rooms, good variety on the food, and amazing service and hospitality. We come every year for a family Christmas and it's always getting better. They have a conference room and a room in the dining area we use for our parties.
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Response from CarolSpringer2, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames
Responded 3 weeks ago
We so appreciate your kind words and always enjoy and appreciate your return as our guests. Thank you for noting the great rooms, food variety and the amazing service and hospitality. We are most grateful for the reward of the "Five Star" rating. We will look forward to yet another family Christmas celebration but of course, please visit at anytime throughout the year if your travels return you to Ames. Carol S General Manager
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Great room and comfortable King size bed and pillows. I travel a lot and found I got a real nice rest for several nights there! Joana did a great job in the morning for the Breakfast part of my stay. Nicely prepared and Fresh! I look for little added features such as a
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Response from CarolSpringer2, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so very much for your kind comments. We are delighted to hear you that you enjoyed a comfy bed and pillows. Additionally, you found the breakfast was "Fresh" and nicely prepared by Joana each day. We are also pleased to hear you enjoyed the "touch" of the morning paper placed at every table. Your "Five Star" rating is such a compliment to the entire staff. Thank you very much. We will certainly look for your return visit when in Ames. Carol S General Manager
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Stopped in because I couldn't travel due to the winter storm. I was able to check in quickly and settle into my room. The room was very clean. The bed is comfy and the pillows were great! The room had a keurig and the lobby had hot coffee all day/night. Breakfast in the morning
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Response from CarolSpringer2, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so very much for your kind comments. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed a comfy bed with great pillows in a very clean room. Access to fresh coffee around the clock, whether in your room or the lobby, is always a plus for coffee lover's. A tasty hot breakfast to start your day is a given with the "Express Start Breakfast". The "Five Star" rating and your recommendation is the highest compliment that can be paid and we are so appreciative. We will look forward to a return visit when in the area. Carol S General Manager
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Stopped for the night to check out Iowa State. The hotel was clean and the desk clerk was super helpful. He assisted with highlighting the map on where we needed to drive to check out the union. It’s approximately 4-5 blocks from the campus. Great breakfast with warm Cinnabon
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Response from CarolSpringer2, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Ames
Responded 31 Dec 2018
Thank you so very much for your lovely comments and "Five Star" rating. We love hearing our staff was super helpful, you enjoyed the breakfast with the Cinnabon rolls and pancake machine, noticed the "clean" and overall found a "great value". On your return visit to Ames, we will look forward to seeing you again. Carol S General Manager
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Two Queen Suite Available Near Ames Corporate Area & ISU
Only paper towel roll I've ever seen in a hotel, but a GREAT idea!
Only three towels sets in a Q/Q is a no-no!
Fridge (larger than most) and microwave
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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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"If you are short you may not be able to get on to the beds."
"We prefer the top floor, away from the elevator, but we do this at all hotels."
"I have never had a bad room here!"
"We like top floors because no one above you."
"quiet ac in all rooms"
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PRICE RANGE
US$110 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesIowaAmes
NUMBER OF ROOMS
75
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