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Wildwood Lodge

3.0 of 5
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11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA 50325
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wildwood lodge feels like a visit to the "cabin". Hosts were very accommodating. The entire hotel is clean and well appointed. Our room was clean and very comfortable. Ours was an overnight on return from Arizona. We would definitely stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have such a awesome time when we get together & staying at the Wildwood lodge is so much fun! The breakfast is wonderful and with so many nearby restaurants we don't need to drive anywhere. The rooms are clean & spacious. And the staff is so friendly.

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Thank KimLynCo
Greeley, Colorado
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed overnight on a road trip and found the staff to be very friendly. The room was clean, comfortable, and quiet. There are several places close by for eating, some within walking distance. We had the breakfast buffet in the morning which had both hot and cold items to choose from. I found the hotel to be a nice inexpensive... More 

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Thank Michelle R
Wilber, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wildwood Lodge definitely has the Lodge feel once you walk through the doors. Very clean and cozy hotel. Met with family for the weekend and we had plenty of room to gather in front of the fireplace in the large lobby. Coffee was available 24/7 and the breakfast buffet was wonderful (fully stocked all the way through breakfast). Rooms were... More 

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Thank Tyler H
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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144 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lodge themed hotel off the University exit in Clive. Several eating places and other hotels in the area. Nice clean hotel with solid well kept rooms, nice TVs and bathrooms. The staff was nice and the breakfast was served over most of the lobby. On this morning they had several( i believe 6) waffle machines eggs and sausauge and... More 

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Thank tmyankee15
Morristown, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with family and friends. Incredible accommodations, very clean and atmosphere is amazing. The management of this hotel is the best I have ever seen. I would stay here again just to eat their free breakfast buffet in the morning.

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Thank Lori S
Grand Rapids
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This was our second visit to Wildwood Lodge. It is clean and well-cared for with helpful and friendly staff. We appreciated the spacious room, clean pool area, free drinks and a good breakfast. Wildwood is an excellent value! We will stay again.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Great Staff. Very spacious rooms. The USP for this hotel is the superb shuttle services they provide to their guests. This includes free pick up/ drop from the Des Moines Airport. They also provide the shuttle services for transport requirements of the guests to nearby places. Buffet breakfast is decent enough. But there is no restaurant in the hotel. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

The rooms were nice, we loved the cabin feel of the hotel, and breakfast was good. The fact that checkout isn't until noon (on saturday) was also a big perk! The people were friendly (both the other guests and the workers). It was also nice that it wasnt right in the hustle and bustle of things but very close,perfect destination!... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Two years in a row we have stayed at the Wildwood over Thanksgiving. It's a WONDERFUL place. My grandchildren had so much fun, the breakfast is great, staff is fantastic! LOVE IT!! Quiet, great location. Very accomodating.

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