1400 S Dayton Place, Ames, IA 50010 | 937-328-4248
Welcome, and Explore!
Welcome to Red Roof Inn Ames! Centered in Ames, IA, we are conveniently located just off US-30. Near Iowa State University and surrounded by local museums, event centers, gardens and the charming architecture of downtown, our newly renovated hotel with surely impress you. We offer guests free WiFi, a free expandable cable package featuring HBO, an indoor pool (temporarily closed), fitness center, conference room, business center - AND free continental breakfast daily from 6am-10am! Stop down between 6am and 10am for an assortment of yogurts, breads, fruit, juice, cereal and waffles. Coffee and tea are served all day! Red Roof Inn Ames is a pet friendly and smoke-free hotel. Book your stay today!
Family Fun: Explore the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad (19.1 mi) and enjoy beautiful views and a nostalgic railroad trip all packed into one tour. For the history buffs, finish the day at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and learn about our country's railroad systems. Take a tour at Reiman Gardens at Iowa State (3.1 mi) and see the natural beauty that educates and inspires people of all ages at the gorgeous exhibit.
Live Events: Get ready for football season at Jack Trice Stadium (3.4 mi) or gear up for flying hoops action at Hilton Coliseum (3.8 mi). Watch the Iowa State Men's and Women's basketball teams fight for a chance in the NCAA tournament. The Iowa Events Center (35 mi) is a three-venue, multipurpose complex, located in the heart of downtown Des Moines. The facilities include the Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall and Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. Whether you're in town for a convention, meeting, trade show, sporting, social or entertainment event, book your stay with us!
Grab a bite to eat at El Azteca (0.1 mi), Hickory Park Restaurant Co. (1.7 mi), Jimmy Johns (1.8 mi), Fuji Japanese Steakhouse (1.8 mi), Old Chicago (1.8 mi), Pancheros Mexican Grill (1.8 mi), The Mongolian Buffet (1.8 mil), Vesuvius Wood Fired Pizza (1.8 mi), Applebee’s (1.9 mi), B-Bops (1.9 mi), House of Chen (2 mi) or McDonalds (2.5 mi). Book Now!
Visit Iowa State University
On your campus visit at Iowa State University (3.5 mi) stay nearby at Red Roof Inn Ames. Get a taste for campus life, while staying in comfort. Book Now!
Red Roof Ames has been rated 3 Diamonds by AAA; "Distinguished, multifaceted with enhanced physical attributes, amenities and guest comforts." We are proud of our rating and are excited to welcome you during your next trip to Ames! Book here - and remember to click the AAA Rate!
REVIEWED: “Excellent Place to Stay”
“BELIEVE THE REVIEWS - I was very, VERY impressed! I would highly recommend! Nothing fancy but, very clean and the staff was extremely friendly. They also put thought behind their guest's needs. Amenities I don't normally see at other hotels. If you need a place to stay - Red Roof Inn Ames IA is the place to stay! Good job...” Book Now!
Stay less than 25 minutes from Camp Dodge Army Base! Whether traveling on leisure, as a government contractor, on official business or as military friends & family, click here for our 10% military discount. Book now!