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Red Roof Inn Ames

1400 South Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010

+1 515 239 9999

per night


based on 420 reviews

Thu 9/23
Fri 9/24


Value for money

Red Roof Inn Ames is situated in Ames and features an indoor pool. It also provides a 24-hour business centre, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception. The hotel has 78 rooms and has been recently refurbished. In addition, the multilingual staff are on hand to offer local information. The air-conditioned rooms at the hotel are elegant and have wireless internet access, ironing facilities and tea and coffee making facilities. They are also fitted with a hair dryer, cable/satellite channels and a shower. Red Roof Inn Ames is a 10-minute drive from Ames Municipal Airport, and sightseers can easily reach Iowa State University by car. For eating options, the hotel is surrounded by a large range of venues to eat at.

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  • Fitness center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Raised toilet
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Seating area
  • Telephone

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Red Roof Inn Ames

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1400 South Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010

Restaurants and Cafés

Restaurant0.1 mi
Sushiyu Japanese Rest0.2 mi
House Of Chen1.4 mi
Hickory Park Restaurant Company1.5 mi

Traveler Reviews

GoodBased on 420 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The breakfast was good! (in 63 reviews)
  • Awesome place great staff (in 49 reviews)
  • Nice room and breakfast ! (in 45 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room felt dirty (in 40 reviews)
  • Door lock didn't work. (in 16 reviews)
  • Chairs in eating area were filthy. (in 6 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $42/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Ames ($101/night) and the average nightly rate at Red Roof Inn Ames ($59/night).

  • If you're looking to go directly from Des Moines to Red Roof Inn Ames, expect a 1h 38min drive as they are around 32.8 mi apart.

  • Red Roof Inn Ames has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Des Moines to the hotel, but also around Ames during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Ames are on average $61/day. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Red Roof Inn Ames. The nearest airport to the hotel is Des Moines.

  • Customers of Red Roof Inn Ames are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Judging by our data, Red Roof Inn Ames does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Red Roof Inn Ames at +1 515 239 9999.

  • Red Roof Inn Ames is 2.6 mi away from the city center of Ames, where you can find interesting sights such as Hilton Coliseum.

  • For assistance from an employee at Red Roof Inn Ames please call +1 515 239 9999.

  • Yes, Red Roof Inn Ames has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Red Roof Inn Ames has a fitness center available for guests who would like to use it throughout their stay.

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