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AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny

#3 of 13 Hotels in Ankeny
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1610 SE Oralabor Road, Ankeny, IA 50021
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The room was just ok, stains on the carpet and ottoman. I drink decaf coffee and there was none both mornings we were there, so asked for them to make some and it was luke warm. However, the most important reason I would not stay there is, the desk attendant, who was young, female, short hair was the rudest person.... More 

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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 7 rooms for an ISU graduation weekend. Excellent advance planning with hotel. Extra effort on their part to meet our room requirements. The hotel is easy to access off I-35 exit 90, next to a Casey's gas station. Across the interstate is plentiful shopping and eating: Kohls, Sportsmen Warehouse, Panera, Starbucks, even a party store to stock up... More 

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Quincy
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big plus for me is that the bathroom sink area is separate from the toilet and shower. All hotels should be that way. The Continental breakfast was very good! Dim lighting in the bathroom sink area and no bath fan. Our room did have a sewer smell, not sure why, but it was the first room off the lobby. We... More 

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iowa
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13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is really lovely. Our room was in a corner and was very large. The decor is modern and it was clean and tidy. The front desk staff was very nice and even ran upstairs to make sure our room was ready as we were a few minutes early for check in time. One warning, there is no elevator... More 

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White Bear Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an affordable, quality service facility just minutes from downtown Des Moines and an excellent value for the regular traveler or business person with the necessary amenities as well for families.

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Ankeny, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Winston, Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor, it is greatly appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed our hotel and its amenities and hope we will see you in the future Julie GM More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a great location and our 1st stay here was good with front desk staff being very welcoming and friendly, but our 2nd stay was disappointing. Desk staff might have been having a bad day, and if so, it showed....She clearly seemed annoyed that my 6 yr. old grandson reached up and rang the bell on the counter while... More 

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Ankeny, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear member, Thank you so much for reviewing us, we value your feedback. I am sorry you were disappointed during your stay. I know children are curious and it is a fun bell. I apologize she seemed bothered by that. I am sorry our pillows were too thick, we are looking into some different sizes. Hotel pricing is based on... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

staff always nice, nice selection for breakfast, rooms are always clean and fresh, nice hot powerful showers, beds are comfy pillows not so great, very quiet hotel, decent pool and hot tub area, close to resturants, shopping and attractions only about 13 minutes for Adventureland Park

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Ankeny, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so glad that we have been your constant hotel of choice when you're in the Ankeny/Des Moines area. As always, don't hesitate to let us know if you're visiting again soon. Our staff are always ready to help you with anything. Thank you and take care. Julie GM More 

Grand Island
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I would stay here again! Warm cookies upon arrival. Cozy, homey atmosphere. Friendly staff. Comfortable room. The only recommendation I would have is to improve the lighting by the sink/mirror for getting ready in the morning.

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Ankeny, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Guest I appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. We do take pride in our work and friendliness with our guests. One of future upgrades will probably be our lighting. If you're traveling to our are again soon, don't hesitate to call us. Julie GM More 

Fairbank
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The staff here was beyond helpful and courteous to us all. Very accommodating to our needs. We booked a lot of rooms here and heard great reviews from all of our group that stayed. Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!

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Ankeny, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind and wonderful review, our guest satisfaction is very important to all of us here. I will of course pass your review along to my staff. We also enjoyed your group being here, everyone was great. We hope we will see you in the future. Thank you again. Julie GM More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I usually stay at larger hotels, but everything was booked in a 45 minute drive, so I reserved a room at this lovely hotel. Smaller than the chain hotels I usually stay at, but no less a great visit. From booking my room and getting a great rate to the staff help through my short stay - no complaints! Maribel... More 

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Ankeny, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Ankeny, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review! We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this. We will be sure to let Maribel she made an impact during your stay. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel soon! Julie GM More 

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