Econo Lodge Ames

2600 SE 16th St., Ames, IA 50010 United States (USA) near Exit 111b a on I-35 (~0.5mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property
42.008130-93.579750
+1-800-760-7718
Choice Hotels Announces Commitment To Clean Initiative: Guests may experience a growing variety of new and improved protocols, products and communications, some of which are already in place, to promote health and safety, including; Heightened cleaning protocols for high-traffic areas, Changes in breakfast offerings, Housekeeping "on-demand" option, Hand sanitizing stations, Enhancements to help facilitate contactless check-in and check-out, Personal protective equipment for hotel staff Read More
Check availability
Average
3.5/5

Based on 93 guest reviews

Show Guest Reviews
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Hotel has 85 rooms
  • 2 floors in property
  • Check in time: 11:00
  • Check out time: 11:00AM
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.5/10

Check Current Prices






Include Discounts:

Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Accessible Suite Sofa Bed 2 Person Hot Tub 2 Persons
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King and 1 Double Sofa Bed 2 Person Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD
Smoking
Check Rates1 King and 1 Double Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD Microwave, Refrigerator
Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed - Free Internet, Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed - Wireless Internet Charge Pillow Top Mattress
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Accessible Suite Sofa Bed Hot Tub in Room, Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Microwave, Refrigerator, Iron and Ironing Board Pillow
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed No
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed No Smoking7 Days
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pet Friendly
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pet Friendly Room Coffeemaker Microwave Refrigerat
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pet Friendly Room Coffeemaker Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pet Friendly Room Coffeemaker Microwave, Refrigerator, Free Continental Breakfast
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free Continental
Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dryer A
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dryer A C
Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dryer A C and Heat Indiv Door Peepholes Flat
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Room Refrigerator, Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Room WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator, Iron and Ironing Board H
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed Sofa Bed Microwave, Refrigerator, Iron and Ironing Board HBO
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Pet Friendly Room Coffeemaker Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free WiFi
Smoking
Check Rates1 King Sofa Bed 2 Person Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Wireless Internet Charge Pillow Top Mattress T V LCD Coffeemaker
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Wireless Internet Charge Recliner Pillow Top Mattress T V LCD
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD Microwave, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD Microwave, Refrigerator Recliner
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Accessible Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker HBO Ha
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker HBO Hair
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Accessible Pillow Top Mattress Ground Floor Doors Have 32 Inch
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed HBO Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dryer
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD HBO Pillow Top Mattress
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Accessible Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds - Free Internet, Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Refrigerator
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds - Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Accessible Microwave, Refrigerator HBO Pillow Top
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Coffeemaker HBO Hair Dryer Sports Channel Door
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Coffeemaker Pillow Top Mattress HBO Hair Dryer
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Coffeemaker Pillow Top Mattress HBO Hair Dryer Phone Local Free Clock Radio Am
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No Free Internet, Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Refrigerator
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No Room
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds No Smoking7 Days
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Coffeemaker
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Coffeemaker Free Continental Breakf
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Coffeemaker in
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free Continent
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free Continental
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free Continental Breakfast Flat Panel TV Co
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Room - Free WiFi, Refrigerator, Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Room Refrigerator, Microwave
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Room WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Smoking7 Days
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Sofa Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dr
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds Sofa Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dryer
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Coffeemaker
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Pet Friendly Room, Microwave, Refrigerator, Free WiFi
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Sofa Bed 2 Person Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Wireless Internet Charge Coffee Maker in Room T V LCD HBO Hair Dryer
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Wireless Internet Charge Coffeemaker T V LCD HBO
Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD Coffee Maker in Room Pillow Top Mattress
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard with 1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard with 1 King Bed - Free Internet, Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Refrigerator
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Hilton Coliseum, Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University

Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge Ames

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"We called the motel they said $105 plus 15 for the dog. Went on line $56 for room, $17 for fees, $15"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Cost when I called motel $120 cost online $89. ?.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Dec 26 to Mon Dec 27 2021 at a $56.99 average nightly rate.
"Not very clean."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Garbage can in front of building was overflowing, hallway floor looked like it hadn't been vacuumed for several days. The room had a bad smell to it.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Oct 23 to Sun Oct 24 2021 at a $142.99 average nightly rate.
"Shower drains very slowly."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Most things were fine, but when the water is up to your ankles by the time you finish a quick shower it is not what I find acceptable.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 17 to Sun Sep 19 2021 at a $60.99 average nightly rate.
3.5 out of 5. Based on 93 guest reviews

Property Description

The pet-friendly Econo Lodge hotel in Ames, IA is an easy stop on the road. Our hotel is near attractions like Iowa State University, Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad and Museum, Reiman Gardens, North Grand Mall and the Ames Municipal Airport. Amenities include free Easy Starts continental breakfast, an indoor heated pool, guest laundry facilities and a sauna. Business travelers will appreciate our computer with Internet access as well as copy, print and fax machines. Guest rooms include a flat-screen TV, desk, coffee maker and hair dryer. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 11:00
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 2
Rooms: 85
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 0
Handicap Rooms: 3
Rooms with 1 Bed: 33
Rooms with 2 Beds: 52
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0 View Spaces
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6:00pm day of arrival, 2-4 weeks large groups
Nightly Parking: FREE
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


Airport & Shuttle Information

Ames Municipal Airport 5 miles, Des Moines International Airport 49 miles

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
$15.00 per pet/ per night. Only allowed in Pet Friendly Rooms

About Econo Lodge

  • Easy Starts continental breakfast
  • Offer special promotions and advance purchase deals
  • Free high-speed internet and premium movie channel
  • Convenient locations close to major roads and highways

The Econo Lodge highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Econo Lodge Ames

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Econo Lodge Ames.

Feel free to use the Econo Lodge Ames meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Ames event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Hospitality Room 48 x 24 x 9 1152--/--------------/----25--
Close This

Hospitality Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1152 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
48 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$50.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$80.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$50.00 USD

FAQs about Econo Lodge Ames

What time is check in?

Check in time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Econo Lodge Ames have?

There are 85 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

Is there any meeting space at Econo Lodge Ames?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

Can I get a AAA rate at Econo Lodge Ames?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: 1 King AAA Rate Accessible Suite Sofa Bed 2 Person Hot Tub 2 Persons

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Econo Lodge Ames?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: 1 King Senior Rate Sofa Bed 2 Person Wireless Internet Charge T V LCD

Testimonials:

Testimonials icon
"You helped me with budgeting airfares and with all this help on hotels and air, we ended up choosing to have an off-site meeting and it ended up being cheaper than us hosting it here in NYC!" C.C. - New York City, NY

Learn More Check Rates