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Wildwood Lodge

3.0 of 5
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11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA 50325
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  • 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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Owatonna, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, very friendly staff, clean and nice big rooms and bathrooms. Loved it all and will return for a visit. Thanks for everything. Kids loved the pool. Breakfast was delicious and very filling.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would like to give a big shout out to the staff at the Clive Wildwood. It was hardly two hours after our check out when I received a phone call from the manager, John, that I had left my laptop in my room. But, I was miles away. John offered to mail it to me and simply add the... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never stayed in a hotel where the online reviews were so drastically different than my personal experience. We were overwhelmed by a musty, moldy smell as soon as we walked in our room. Looking around, we found pieces of candy and garbage all over the room. The room obviously hadn't been cleaned well. The carpet was old and... More 

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Wildwoodlodge, Manager at Wildwood Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to talk with me yesterday and for bringing these issues to my attention. We certainly fell down on many levels and I apologize your accommodations and service was not what it should be. We have addressed all the issues in the 2 rooms you were assigned. I have also had my housekeeping exec and... More 

Quincy, IL
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31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Mayview, Missouri
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70 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

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 

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Nicollet MN
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

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 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

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 

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

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 

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