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1 room, 2 adults

Red Roof Inn Ames

2,5-star2,5 stars
1400 S Dayton Place, Ames, IA, 50010, United States of America

Family hotel in Ames with indoor pool, 24-hour fitness
  • Free weekday hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Quite clean
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
461See all 461 reviews
From 355 reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Red Roof Inn Ames

from ZAR 1,025
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking (Unique)
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In-Shower)

What’s around Red Roof Inn Ames


  • Main Street Cultural District - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Octagon Center for the Arts - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km
  • Iowa State University - 5 mi / 8 km
  • Jack Trice Stadium - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Reiman Gardens - 3.2 mi / 5.1 km
  • Hilton Coliseum - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Brunnier Art Museum - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Iowa State Center - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km

Getting around

  • Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 43 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 78 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free

  • 1 per room (up to 80 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated poor



  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast on weekdays
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 819
  • Conference space size (meters) - 76
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1996
  • Elevator/lift
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
  • Video-game console
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Red Roof Inn Ames’s small print


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Also known as

  • Hampton Inn Ames Hotel
  • Red Roof Inn Ames Hotel
  • Hampton Inn Hotel Ames
  • Hampton Inn Ames Iowa
  • Ames Hampton Inn

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.00 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7,6 From 461 reviews

Good 6,0
Perfectly adequate and clean. Newer carpet in the halls (room wasn't carpeted) and newer furnishings in the room. Good selection of cable channels on the tv. AC unit worked fine which is not the case in all hotels.The toilet in my room had issues the first day which they fixed right away, and the card-automated door locks didn't work the best, but overall just fine. Would probably stay again.
George, usBusiness trip
Good 6,0
No Frills Good Night Stay
We had a present stay at Ames Red Roof Inn. The price was great which made us a bit suspicious. The rooms were clean,but minimalist. Minor things that were not up to standard: a cable cord held up with double sided tape; bathroom calking coming away from wall; a section of wall in the bathroom that was Kilz painted to cover something on the wall. However, the bed was clean, the AC worked great, secure entryway, and a clean bathroom. For a no frills place to stay it worked. I would recommend if you are on a budget.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great for the price
We chose this hotel over the ones around it because of the lower price. We we not disappointed. It was clean, comfortable and breakfast was good. We checked in at bed time and got up early, ate breakfast and left so we didn't get to see everything, but perfect for a quick overnight. Will use this place again when traveling through.
JOEL, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great lighting and temperature. I like it that they had ice water with lemon at the front desk.
Anna, us2 night business trip
Fair 4,0
Horrible mattress
Clean. Good breakfast selection. Friendly staff. Hardest bed I have ever tried to sleep on. Bad night's sleep.
Martha, us1 night family trip

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