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Red Roof Inn Ames

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Woodbury, United States
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Overall a very good visit. Remodeled facility and they are building a new Hampton Inn & Suites in this area. Clean, friendly staff, nice breakfast, and quiet. Questions where answered, directions good. Ames, IA is a very nice area to visit.

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your solid review about our Hampton! We are so glad we had the chance to welcome you Ames! Our team loves hearing your feedback, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

CAMBRIDGE, United States
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast offerings were great. We would stay here again if we're in the area. The only thing we would have like was a hot tub. The ear plugs were a nice touch.

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review about our Hampton! Friendly, helpful, clean and comfortable are all great words we love our guests to use when the describe their past stay with us! Next time you stay with us, let us know you are looking for a hot tub and we could possibly get you into one of our whirlpool suites!...

Wytheville, United States
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Staff at front desk was good but Housekeeping staff has issues first walking into my room the thermostat was set at 55 degrees it was only 40 degrees outside at this point the room was 61 degrees after the first day came back to the hotel to find my room made up BUT the door for the adjoining room was...

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We are so sorry to hear about the issues and they way they were handled during your time with us! Our guest's safety and security are the most important to us and we are researching what happened with the adjoining door in your guest room. Our team did bring up your concerns...

Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very helpful staff. These folks go the 2nd mile for their guests. Great Breakfast Hosted by Lisa. Will stay here again. Although this property will be replaced by a new hotel in May, they are keeping it in excellent condition. Looking forward to staying there in the new property this summer.

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Our entire team works hard to ensure every single guest is well taken care of! Lisa is a shining star on our breakfast team and loves to greet people every morning! We look forward to seeing you again soon and showcasing our new...

North Liberty, United States
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This property is feeling a little tired/outdated. I am rating the value as poor as all hotels in Ames were booked the weekend we stayed; they undoubtedly raise the rates based on demand. We paid too much for the quality of the property.

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We loved having you here and are so sorry to hear about your disappointment with our current building! We strive for 100% Satisfaction, thus our decision to build a new Hampton Inn and Suites set to open in early April! We continually work to keep up with the quality and condition of...

Brighton, MI, United States
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Hotel is moving to new building, so aparently let equipment in rooms/pool go. The pool was nonfunctioning, no filtration/pump and after we made it know, no sign was put up and no other guests were told not to use the pool, which I felt was a major health hazard. Fan in bathroom didn't work. Cement outside one door was raised...

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about our Hampton! We are so sorry about the issues you faced at our Hampton! The motor to our pool heater did go out the morning of your stay, and we were able to order a new one right away, unfortunately it did take a few days for it to get to us so we...

Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Property older, nice staff, fairly clean just needs lots of updating. Discovered it will not be part of the Hilton family soon, so curious as to what it will become and if it will be updated then. New hotels being built in area, so there will be competition

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your three star review! We are so excited to be one of the new properties that is opening in Ames here in the next few months! Once we leave the Hilton Family, we are becoming an independent hotel, and look forward to a complete remodel. We look forward to sharing these improvements with you over the next...

Council Bluffs, United States
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We have stayed here many times over the last 5 years while our daughter attended ISU and will continue as our next daughter also attends ISU. Very conveniently located. A few hours after departure, the front desk called to report they found my expensive memory foam pillow. Thankfully we were still in the area and able to retrieve it. We...

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your past time with us! We have loved getting to know you and your family over the past five years and are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us! I'm thankful our team was able to get your pillow back to you before you left...

SW Iowa
Reviewed 20 January 2016

My son had a school event at Iowa State University and his school reserved the room for us, which was great. Staff was great and genuine on check-in and it's nice to have coffee and cookies available. Our room showed normal wear and tear on doors and certain parts of the wall, but it didn't take away from the comfort....

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review about your past time with us at our Hampton! We are very excited to let our guests know about our upcoming renovation once our new property is open in March and our current building leaves the Hilton Family! We value your feedback and will use it to continue to improve our property. If there was...

Marion, United States
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We love Hampton Inns in general, and this time it was no different. Friendly, helpful staff, clean room, nice breakfast, and good internet access. We left an ice pack in the room, and they called to tell us we left it. Something as small as an ice pack, and they called! Awesome :)

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HamptonAmesMgmt, General Manager at Red Roof Inn Ames, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Friendly and clean are two great words we love to hear our guests say about their stay! We are so glad you enjoyed our On The House Breakfast as well as our Stay Connected internet by AT&T! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Red Roof Inn Ames, Iowa home to Iowa State University. Located just off of US-30 our hotel provides easy access to all of Ames attractions whether you are traveling for business or pleasure. Nearby businesses include Syngenta Seeds, Amcore Rigid Plastics, Barilla America Inc, Monsanto Co., USDA, Danfoss and Danaher Oil. Our hotel is also close to Pfizer, Workiva, DuPont, John Deere, Dow Chemical and the Mary Greeley Medical Center. Not traveling for business? Not a problem. Our guests enjoy events at the Jack Trice Stadium, Hilton Coliseum, and the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & James H. Andrew Railroad Museum. Start your stay off right with a complimentary continental breakfast (6am-9am) and coffeehouse style coffee and tea in the lobby, then get your workout in, in our fitness center or indoor pool. Traveling for business? Take advantage of our business center or host your next meeting in our conference room. The Red Roof Inn Ames offers guests comfortable, pet-friendly, family friendly rooms equipped with free WiFi, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, in-room coffee and a desk. Select rooms will also offer a microwave & refrigerator. A coin laundry is also available for your convenience. One well-behaved family pet is welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Roof Inn Ames

Address: 1400 S Dayton Pl, Ames, IA 50010-6436 (Formerly Hampton Inn Ames)
Region: United States > Iowa > Ames
Price Range: $98 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Roof Inn Ames 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Hampton Inn Ames
Ames Hampton Inn
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Ames
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ames
#7 Business Hotel in Ames
#8 Family Hotel in Ames
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“2nd floor best is top floor”
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“We stayed on the 2nd floor, it was quiet”
  • Under mattress ... very clean =D
  • Clean with basic toiletries
  • Bed was comfortable, the pillows not so much.
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“A king room is cheeper.Make sure a ask for discounts available. Book early they fill up fast.”
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“East has early morning sun and quiet evenings, heard NO noise from freeway any place.”
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