We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wildwood Lodge

3.0 of 5
Hotel website
Affiliate website
11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA 50325
Wildwood Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Clive
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
KiniGirl1 Quincy, IL
Add Photo Write a Review

169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    82
    61
    20
    4
    2
See reviews for
64
43
4
34
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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (31)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (169)
  • Mar-May only
    (35)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (63)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (43)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (28)
All months
Quincy, IL
Level Contributor
31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a comfortable motel and a good value. The rooms are large and clean. Our room had a mini fridge. The decor is a little worn, but we didn't mind as the rest of the amenities were good. The front desk was helpful with dinner recommendations. Wifi and parking are free. Breakfast was included. There were 3 hot dishes... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mayview, Missouri
Level Contributor
67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hotel for a meeting. It has gone through a lot of renovation and decorating. It's rustic/woodsy/outdoorsy. That didn't bother me at all. I had oars in my room! The only weird set up for the room was the king bed-on the one side there was only 6" between the bed and the wall! Good thing my husband... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge theme is everywhere. We appreciated the effort to have the lodge feel. After a day on the road our family wants clean, comfortable, quiet, with decent no-hassle wifi. Thankfully, this was the place. We were upgraded to 2 Queens and pull out couch which the family liked. The pool was fun and busy when we were there. Rooms... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nicollet MN
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very little supervision in the pool area and front desk help. It's a free for all at this place and nobody was ever around to stop poor behaviors. We had to leave because of the large number of unsupervised kids. But, rooms were very spacious and comfortable. Really enjoyed the stay. Families with kids would probably like it. Pool and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The initial ambiance is very nice, and the north woods theme is cute, but you will notice a sign in the entrance which states something like, you shouldn't allow your children to run down the hallways, and be respectful of your neighbors. Which tells you right away that this has been an unenforced problem, which relies on the honor system,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oak Forest, Illinois
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the area for a couple weddings. The Wildwood Lodge was a wonderful spot to stay. Although in the middle of city and corn fields, once you stepped inside, you felt as though you were in the North Woods. The staff was very helpful and pleasant. The little breakfast was great way to start the day. Our room... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience,we have never stayed here before, but needed to, because they could rent us a meeting room the Sunday after our son's wedding. They were so accommodating and bent over backwards to make sure we had everything just right. We did not reserve a handicap room for my mom, but she needed one, and they were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
durango
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the Wildwood for 2 nights. It was very pleasant, very nice, friendly staff. Beautiful comfortable lobby welcoming uou yo just sut and relax. Nucw pool. Restaurants within walking distance Would highly recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
United States
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time staying at the Wildwood Lodge. We had stayed here over a year ago and had enjoyed it, so we thought we'd give it another shot. It is a little off the beaten path but don't let that stop you. The hotel shares an area with a few restaurants and the hotel is near the on-ramp... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location off of the interstate and is surrounded by a lot of restaurant options. The lot is full of beautiful trees, the room is clean/smells clean, and the staff is friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

18 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (8)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Clive
0.4 mi away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Des Moines West
4.3 mi away
Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center - Des Moines
0.3 mi away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Des Moines West Inn & Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.7 mi away
Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moine...
#1 of 17 in West Des Moines
4.5 of 5 stars 321 reviews
0.1 mi away
Super 8 Clive / West Des Moines
0.1 mi away
Sterling Hotel and Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay