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Red Roof Inn Ames

Red Roof Inn Ames

1400 S Dayton Place, Ames
2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (116 reviews)
Handy for visit to Ames Second time staying there. Only issue was the dirty linens were in a pile on the floor. The bed was … - 

$70

$70
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines

5291 Stoney Creek Court, Johnston
2.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (271 reviews)
close to expressway's very nice place to stay, like that they have a small bar area. - 

$99

$99
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines - Northwest

4800 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (49 reviews)
Excellent Hotel--But No Breakfast Everything is great about this hotel, room is clean, they have a Kerig Coffee Machine inside room, … - 

$78

$78
AmericInn Ames

AmericInn Ames

2507 SE 16th St., Ames
2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (69 reviews)
Good hotel for business or overnight courteous staff and we already booked there for next year. the only concern for some may be no elev … - 

$78

$78
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

4755 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines
2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (160 reviews)
pet friendly I have stayed at this motel many times. Although older and a little outdated, the staff is friendly … - 

$62

$62
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (211 reviews)
Nice hotel Visiting my son in Ames Great deal and good service. Had a wonderful time in Iowa - 

$119

$119
Colfax Inn

Colfax Inn

1402 N Walnut St, Colfax
2.0 out of 5.0
2.7 out of 5 (240 reviews)
Would have rates higher except.... The room was clean, and comfortable. The staff were helpful and polite. Even the Refrigerator freez … - 

$60

$60
Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona

Motel 6 Des Moines East - Altoona

3225 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
2.0 out of 5.0
2.4 out of 5 (126 reviews)
Better than expected After reading some of the reviews I was a little nervous about staying here, but was pleasantly sur … - 

$56

$56
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ames, IA

2605 Se 16th St, Ames
2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (101 reviews)
Ames IA Stay Enjoyed our stay. Friendly staff and a great breakfast. Overall I would recommend this place anytim … - 

$107

$107
Ramada Ankeny

Ramada Ankeny

133 SE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny
3.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (161 reviews)
Easy to get to, right off of I35. Friendly staff, clean rooms. - 

$76

$76
Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center - ISU

Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center - ISU

2609 University Blvd, Ames
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (66 reviews)
Nice and quiet except for the snow plow I had a pleasant stay at the Holiday Inn. It is very quiet in Ames during spring break so the hotel … - 

$132

$132
AmericInn Johnston

AmericInn Johnston

5050 Merle Hay Road, Johnston
2.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (37 reviews)
OK for traveling with a pet I asked for a ground floor room as we were traveling with a dog. Carpet in room felt quite damp as … - 

$81

$81
Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel

1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (82 reviews)
Very nice Just stayed the night but it was very nice. Was just passing thru - 

$135

$135
Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona - Des Moines

Hampton Inn & Suites Altoona - Des Moines

215 Adventureland Drive NW, Altoona
2.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (17 reviews)
Perfect for our wants and needs for the night The stay here was a last minute decision. Staff was great and the room very comfortable and clean. … - 

$102

$102
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ankeny

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Ankeny

2510 Se Tones Dr, Ankeny
2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (70 reviews)
Enjoyed the spa, the "make your own waffle" station, the chocolate chip cookies at night, comfortab … - 

$116

$116
Hampton Inn & Suites Ames

Hampton Inn & Suites Ames

2100 Southeast 16th Street, Ames
2.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (11 reviews)
nice hotel it is a bit far from the center of the city but the room is clean and the bed is comfortable. - 

$94

$94
Boulders Inn & Suites Polk City

Boulders Inn & Suites Polk City

300 Boulder Pointe, Polk City
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (41 reviews)
Very nice--looks new! Very clean hotel! Staff were all friendly and helpful. Arrived at 8pm, hungry! The gal at the desk … - 

$71

$71
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ames

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ames

2600 E 13th St, Ames
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (59 reviews)
great hotel on the east end only 2 1/2 stars but we thought it was considerably better. bathroom was spotless, bed was very com … - 

$94

$94
Sleep Inn & Suites

Sleep Inn & Suites

1310 Dickinson Avenue, Ames
2.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (59 reviews)
Comfortable! Comfortable beds and pillows, great breakfast. Hot tub temperature was perfect. Staff was very frie … - 

$93

$93
Americinn Ankeny

Americinn Ankeny

1610 SE Oralabor Road, Ankeny
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (38 reviews)
Easy parking! Great check in and fast! Room had a bit of an odor when first walked in. Towels were … - 

$108

$108
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Independent Ames Hotel Guide

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