Room type

Two Queen Beds Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

King Bed Leisure Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

King Bed Suite Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

2 Dbl Beds Ste W Sleeper Sofa Nonsmoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with free breakfast and indoor pool


Set in the center of Ames, this family-friendly hotel is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Octagon Center for the Arts, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Veenker Memorial Golf Course and Farm House Museum. Reiman Gardens and Stephens Auditorium are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Hotel Features

This hotel features an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Buffet breakfast is free. Other amenities include a business center, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All 74 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus coffee makers and cable TV. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ames provides a spa tub and a fitness center. A business center is on site. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. This family-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a safe deposit box at the front desk.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 74 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Pay movies 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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