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AmericInn Ames

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Madison Lake, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recently attended a conference in Ames for business. It's an annual event. In my earlier years, I had stayed in a nearby hotel. Let's just say there is a reason I continue to stay at this AmericInn. They consistently provide a pleasant experience. Warm, inviting and friendly attitude. Clean, quiet and spacious rooms with many amenities including snacks during...

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Mark, Thank you so much for this glowing review! I am so glad that you have chosen AmericInn and always find your stay wonderful! We look forward to serving you again during your next trip to Ames! Thank you! Rachel Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy with our experience at Ames, IA Americinn. Friendly staff and extremely helpful at front desk. Warm inviting lobby with complimentary snacks and drinks throughout the day and evening. Breakfast provided options such as eggs, sausage, waffles, pastries, bagels, yogurt, cereals, and fruit. Would recommend to anyone. Wifi was fast and beds comfortable.

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline, Thank you so much for this glowing review! I am so glad to hear that our new evening snacks and drinks are a big hit! Thank you for letting others know about our wide variety of breakfast options, fast wi-fi, and comfortable beds! We can wait to be able to serve you again next time you stay in...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We continually return to AmericInn in Ames, IA during the Iowa Music Festival for Opus Honor Choir and the High School Music Festival with our middle school and high school students. The staff remembers us and treats us like family. I have also stayed without my students and have received the same warm welcome!

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Jackie H., Thank you so much for letting others know about your yearly stay with us! All-State Music Festival brings such a great and talented group of kids and their families! We look forward to seeing you next year! Rachel Buttery Assistant Manager

Macomb, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely check in area. Nice staff. Single woman traveling and I felt safe when I returned to the room at 1am. I had a King bed. Comfy. Pillows good (always a big deal to me). Very Clean throughout. Bathroom clean. With sink area separate from toilet and shower. Quiet and spacious room decorated nicely. Refrigerator, microwave. I thought it was...

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AmericInnAmes, Guest Relations Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review! I am glad that we can provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere for our guests. Next time, you will have to try breakfast! It never disappoints! Thanks again! Morgan

Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was our second stay at AmericInn in Ames. We have stayed at other places while visiting our son at ISU but AmericInn has equaled or exceeded other hotels and it is less money. Rooms are clean, beds are comfortable, and the hotel has stayed up to date in decor and furnishing. Will stay here again.

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Lisa S., Thank you so much for this great review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us while you were visiting your son at ISU! We have even more changes coming! We can't wait to serve you again next time! Thanks! Rachel Assistant Manager

Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great hotel that is finishing up on some renovations. Room was extremely quite allowing for a great night's sleep. Breakfast area was well stocked and very clean. I will definitely stay there again when I am back in Ames.

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Shawn M., Thank you so much for this glowing review! We really appreciate your feedback. I am so glad to hear that you had a nice, comfortable, and quiet stay. We look forward to seeing you again during your next visit to Ames! Rachel Assistant Manager

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was a good hotel at a good price. The room was great, check-in process a tad slow as they were training someone but hey we all have to learn somewhere at sometime so not a big deal. I would stay here again. My only complaint - This hotel is sort of in the shape of an L. It was...

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Clete B., Thank you so much for this good review! We all really appreciate your feedback. I am sorry to hear that people smoking outside effected your stay and your experience. We do not currently have a designated smoking area, but I will certainly do my best to find a solution for the people who smoke right in front...

Reviewed 7 September 2016

Overnighted on a family trip to Minneapolis. Clean, up to date room with comfortable beds. Pool area was roomy, clean and well kept. Had a good sized lobby with up to date seating area. Staff was friendly and check in went quickly. Stayed at Country Inn and Suites last time through Ames and we prefer American Inn and it was...

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AmericInnAmes, Guest Relations Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We appreciate your feedback, and we are so happy that we could provide you with comfort and cleanliness. We hope to see you again in the near future! Morgan Guest Relations Manager

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Hotel will look nice when they finish the outside painting. Was a bit cheaper then other hotels i looked at and being americinn felt it would be a good place to stay. Room was damp and musty ceiling was not nice looking towels were damp. Breakfast items were not kept up neither was the "mess" a moldy bisket was placed...

AmericInnAmes, Guest Relations Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We want any and all feedback, so we know what to improve upon! Since your stay, we have been closely monitoring the humidity levels in our rooms and lobby. We have also implemented a new training program for our breakfast attendants! All attendants are well educated in...

Ottumwa, Iowa
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This hotel does not meet the quality standards of other Americinn hotels. The front desk was not very friendly or efficient and there were issues with my room. The hotel advertises that it is completely renovated, but it is not. In fact, the renovation appears to be in progress. There are several other hotel properties on the same street where...

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AmericInnAmes, Manager at AmericInn Ames, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I apologize that your stay did not meet your expectations. I am sorry that our renovations caused a problem during your stay. Hotel renovations take much time and planning. We still have many renovations planned for the future that will help us meet our guests needs. You may...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to AmericInn Ames, Iowa the ideal place to stay whether traveling for business or pleasure. Our staff would love the opportunity to serve your lodging needs in our comfortable, conveniently located hotel in Ames, home of the Iowa State University Cyclones. We welcome every guest with a warm smile, great service, an inviting, indoor pool, free, hot, home-style AmericInn Perk breakfast and a quiet night’s sleep! Relax in our spacious lobby with cozy brick fireplace. We offer a variety of room types ranging from two-queen beds to a comfortable single king bed. We also have a variety of one or two room suites featuring a whirlpool and fireplace.The AmericInn Ames is conveniently located near all the attractions and excitement in the area and is sure to be the perfect fit for you and your family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about AmericInn Ames

Address: 2507 SE 16th St, Ames, IA 50010-6971
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $124 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — AmericInn Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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#6 Business Hotel in Ames
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