Red Roof Inn Ames

Self Rated: 2.5 out of 5
1400 S Dayton Place, Ames, IA, 50010, United States of America
3.8 out of 5 rating 840 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.8
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Ames, Red Roof Inn Ames is in a rural location, a 5-minute drive from Main Street Cultural District and 5 minutes from Octagon Center for the Arts. This family-friendly hotel is 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from Iowa State University and 31.3 mi (50.5 km) from Adventureland.


Make yourself at home in one of the 78 guestrooms featuring microwaves and MP3 docking stations. 37-inch LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Planning an event in Ames? This hotel has facilities measuring 819 square feet (76 square meters), including a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Main Street Cultural District - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Octagon Center for the Arts - 4.3 km / 2.6 mi
Reiman Gardens - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Jack Trice Stadium - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Stephens Auditorium - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Hilton Coliseum - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Brunnier Art Museum - 7.8 km / 4.8 mi
Iowa State Center - 7.8 km / 4.8 mi
Farm House Museum - 8.1 km / 5.1 mi
Iowa State University - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Veenker Memorial Golf Course - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Story County Hospital North - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi
Center Grove Orchard - 24.3 km / 15.1 mi
Boone Speedway - 27.1 km / 16.8 mi
Gabrielson Clinic for Women - 28.6 km / 17.8 mi

The preferred airport for Red Roof Inn Ames is Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) - 59.6 km / 37.1 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -24-hour fitness facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -One meeting room
  • -RV, bus, truck parking
  • -Vending machine
  • -Conference space size (meters) - 76
  • -Conference space size (feet) - 819
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking
  • -Braille or raised signage