Econo Lodge Ames

2600 SE 16th St., Ames, IA 50010 United States (USA) near Exit 111b a on I-35 (~0.5mi)
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2.0 Star Property
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Based on 127 guest reviews

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  • 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

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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 Bed
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Check RatesKing Room with Refrigerator, Microwave
Check RatesKing Room with Sofa Bed
Check RatesQueen Room with 2 Queen Beds Accessible

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:
"Excellent Stay"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The place was very clean and the staff was very friendly!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Oct-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Oct 07 to Sun Oct 08 2023 at a $191.99 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 127 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
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.

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Arcadia Cafe - Cozy spot for coffee and pastries - 2.5 miles
  • Lunch: Hickory Park Restaurant Co. - Famous for BBQ and large portions - 2.7 miles
  • Dinner: The Cafe - Farm-to-table dining experience - 2.9 miles
  • Activity: Reiman Gardens - Beautiful botanical gardens with butterfly wing - 1.2 miles
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: Stomping Grounds - Casual cafe with breakfast options - 2.3 miles
  • Lunch: Great Plains Sauce & Dough Co. - Known for unique pizza crusts - 2.6 miles
  • Dinner: Aunt Maude's - Upscale American eats in a cozy setting - 2.4 miles
  • Activity: Brunnier Art Museum - University museum with diverse collections - 3.1 miles
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Morning Bell Coffee Roasters - Artisanal coffee and baked goods - 2.8 miles
  • Lunch: West Street Deli - Sandwiches and wraps for a quick bite - 2.5 miles
  • Dinner: Spice - Thai cuisine with a modern twist - 3.0 miles
  • Activity: Furman Aquatic Center - Seasonal outdoor water park with slides - 1.5 miles

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
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Hospitality Room 48 x 24 x 9 1152--/--------------/----25--
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Hospitality Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1152 Sq. Mi
48 x 24 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • 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: AAA Rate - 1 King Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffeemaker Hair Dryer A

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: Senior Rate 1 King Bed Pillow Top Mattress Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer A


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