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Motel 6 Des Moines East

3225 Adventureland Dr, I-80 at exit #142, Altoona, IA 50009
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Ranked #6 of 7 hotels in Altoona
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much to offer however it's a Motel 6, shouldn't expect much. Very limited television, not even working local channels. Cost for WiFi, very uncomfortable beds, cheap laminated flooring - making it very loud. Spend the extra $20 -$30 and go across the street!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a bare bones motel. It was clean, no carpet in room, no hair dryer in room thankfully the front desk had one for my wife to use. No shampoo, and no water pressure in shower. No breakfast food in morning just coffee. The staff was friendly, price was a little high for this type of motel. But the... More

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel because we wanted an inexpensive room as we were only going to be there to sleep and shower. I didn't expect much to be honest. However, for the price that we paid which was almost $80 a night before taxes and after the AARP discount, I expected a bit more than what we got. This is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Very clean and quiet. Staff very friendly and helpful. They charge no extra for pets! My dog enjoyed the stay as much as I did. Looking forward to staying there again. Loved the hardwood floor in my room. Will take my family there when passing through. Five stars

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Even though the location was excellent (across from Adventureland, next door to Flying J) our stay here was terrible. I called 2 weeks ahead to reserve a room for my wife and I, due to my health I asked about their pool, was told it was open and operational. Called 3 days before we arrived and again asked about the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are truck drivers we needed an emergency hotel due to a break down. The room ended up costing 70 dollars which was about 60 dollars over priced. The service was horrific flat rude staff that all looked unprofessional. The room had bad peel and stick flooring that felt like you were going to fall through. The... More

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Seward, Nebraska
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I first stayed at this property six years ago and had a really good experience, so I decided to stay here again when I needed a stop for the night. Unfortunately, as soon as I closed the door to my room a roach scurried across the back of the door and back out again through the crack. I was not... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

The room was spacious with nice wood floors. Thing is the chairs were also solid wood and small. They were very uncomfortable. The beds were nice and soft though. Would have liked a comforter instead of what felt like a curtain to cover up with. The bedding was clean though, so I can't complain. The room had a funny odor,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

I was very happy with my stay at this motel 6. It is right across the street from Adventureland so for the price and location was the best in the area. Also having a pool was a plus. It doesn't have an alarm clock in the room but since my phone has one built in that doesn't matter much to... More

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Highland, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I have relatives in the area and have stayed at this motel several times. The location is great, but a little tricky getting to (you have to go through the truck stop parking lot to get to the motel's office and parking lot). Except for the no free Wi-Fi, I have found the staff friendly, the place clean and affordable.... More

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Address: 3225 Adventureland Dr, I-80 at exit #142, Altoona, IA 50009
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Altoona
Altoona Motel Six
Altoona Motel 6
Motel 6 Des Moines East Altoona, Iowa

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