Econo Lodge Ames

2600 South East 16th StreetAmes50010USA
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About Econo Lodge Ames

Located near the intersection of the I-35 and Route 30, the Econo Lodge Ames is a two-star hotel with an indoor pool and free parking. Nearby attractions include Reiman Gardens and Black’s Heritage Farm.

Along with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, and pillowtop beds, rooms feature desks, cable TV, and coffee makers. Additional conveniences include microwaves and mini-fridges. Plus, guests enjoy free perks such as local calls and weekday newspapers.

Facilities available to guests include a sauna, a business center, and coin laundry. Parking is complimentary, as are newspapers in the lobby.

A free continental buffet breakfast is provided daily. Dining spots in the area include the Hickory Park Restaurant, Cafe Beaudelaire, and the Dublin Bay Irish Pub & Grill.

The Econo Lodge Ames hotel lies three miles from Ames Municipal Airport, within five miles of Iowa State University and North Grand Mall, and 20 miles from the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad and Museum.


2600 South East 16th Street, Ames, IA, 50010, USA
Telephone: +1(515)2336060 | Fax: +1(515)2331911 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 07:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

A friendly welcoming staff.

Guests mention that the staff at this hotel are very friendly and helpful. They will help you when you have any problems regarding your room or stay. They offer a smooth check in and check out process and provide guests with information on what to do and see in the Ames, Iowa area.

Comfortable beds.

Guests state that this hotel has very comfortable beds. They are cosy and have new and modern linens, as well as soft pillows. Guests report that they were able to get a good night's sleep so they could explore the area and its' attractions.

A strong Wi-Fi connection.

Guests mention that this hotel has a strong Wi-Fi internet connection. They were able to get connected at any time of the day or night and were very happy with the service. It is a reliable connection.

Negative Reviews

A smoky hotel.

Guests state that this hotel does not follow the non-smoking room policy. They were upset to arrive at their non-smoking room and find a smoky smell. They were upset that the hotel staff was not enforcing this rule for the non-smoking accommodation.

Strange odors.

Guests report that the rooms have some very musty strange odors. They were very upset with the smell as it would bother them their entire stay. They mention that nothing was done to correct it after complaining about it.

Air-conditioning is too loud.

Guests mention that the air-conditioning service at this property is very loud and annoying. Guests could not get a solid night's sleep with the noise going on. They mentioned it to management, but nothing was done to fix the matter.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1456 reviews across the web
7.4 /10
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    7.8 /10
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    7.4 /10
7.4 out of 10 based on 1456 reviews