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Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames

2.5-star2.5 stars
1400 S Dayton PlaceAmesIA50010United States of America

Ames hotel with indoor pool, 24-hour fitness
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Great location
Fantastic service
Quite clean
Amenities are not the best
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From 346 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames

from $63
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Jetted Tub
  • Deluxe 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
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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


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • 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, Ames’s small print

Also known as

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


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.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.00 per day

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

What’s around Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames


  • Octagon Center for the Arts (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Jack Trice Stadium (3 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)
  • Stephens Auditorium (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Farm House Museum (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)

Getting around

  • Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) 43-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 283 reviews

Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames
Great hotel
Nice, clean, updated hotel at a reasonable price. Will choose again
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames
Don’t bother, keep looking.
We stayed there since we couldn’t get home because of weather issues and definitely regret it. We had a very difficult time getting up the driveway because they had not bothered plowing the driveway or parking lot despite it being about 6 inches of snow on the ground. Upon check-in I was not asked for ID or credit card. Room was not as described on app, claimed to be a non-smoking property yet the upstairs hallway reeked of cigarettes. First room had no hot water in the shower yet had it in the sink, second room had hot water in the shower but not in the sink, THIRD room had both. Overall, it was a really horrible stay and I would definitely not recommend this hotel to anyone. The Super 8 next door would have been a better bet.
Lori, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames
Very Good8.0
Comfy, clean, and friendly; just needed a cheap bed after a long road trip and it certainly fit the bill.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames
Not staying here again!
Toilet was filthy, phone didn't work, outlets were loose and falling out of the wall, pool area was dirty and had no towels, elevator didn't work 1/2 the time, employee was very rude.
Nick, us1 night trip
Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames
Very Good8.0
In for Lego league
They were very busy and only had one person at the desk but he did a great job. Hustled and smiled and made people feel welcome. It was under renovation but wasn’t unclean. Great pool etc. only drawback is that you have to drive a bit of a distance to shop or sit down at restaurant unless you like Mexican food. There are a good variety of delivery options too.
matt, us1 night trip

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Red Roof Inn Ames, Ames

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