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Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport

4817 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Remember that when you go "cheap" you usually get what you pay for.... AND this cheap motel in directly in the flight path... Loud most of the time with the airplanes taking off and landing. It was clean, and the staff very friendly. There are very few amenities... soap and towels but that is about it. It was clean.. but... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for the service issues you describe. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due... More 

Marion, Iowa
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I booked this hotel for its proximity to the airport. We were only going to be in the room for about 7 hours, since we had a 5am flight the next day. Check in guy was great. that is all the good i can say. the non smoking room we had stunk so bad of smoke, we all smelled like... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We apologize for the inconveniences you experienced with the availability of a non-smoking room. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We invite you to contact our Guest Relations department at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details... More 

Dyersburg, Tennessee
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143 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great if need to be on the south side or near the airport. They use boiler hear and cool air instead of central or units, not the best. They were understaffed in housekeeping. Most ere good including the head of housekeeping,but one was awful. They were drastically understaffed. Had 2 housekeepers yesterday for 33 rooms needing cleaning. Only other problem... More 

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Putnam Valley, New York
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I had a flight in the morning, so I chose this motel because it was near the airport. The friendly staff could not make up for the fact that it was a fairly horrible night. There is a narrow sagging concrete walkway that runs around the 2nd floor rooms. The window of each room opens onto this walkway. The bed... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Motel 6 standards for quality... More 

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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

First of all, this Motel had a really nice staff. The man at check in was great, got me to my room quickly and easily. The two ladies in the morning were nice and apologized for the one problem we had in the room, the toilet seemed plugged and wouldn't flush. We didn't call about it, because it was late... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

On arriving, the front desk guy, Paul I believe, was very professional, funny, quick, and nice. Had to change rooms, can't even mention why it's too awful to mention. They all smelled like smoke to boot. Cigarette burns in all the bed covers, gum mashed into the carpet, unmentionable stains in both rooms I saw, and it's clear the owner... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with the concerns you describe. Please know the conditions you describe are... More 

Marshalltown, Iowa
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Rented a room for the weekend, a month ahead of time. Drove about 10 hours and wasn't impressed once I got to the motel. It appeared like people were living in some of the rooms full-time, and were just hanging out in front of their rooms. Made me uncomfortable.Thought we'd make the best of it though. Pulled back our bed... More 

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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I was trying to save a little money because i was getting ready to go on vacation. Sounded like a good deal about $30 cheaper than the surrounding hotels. Should have spent the extra money. Ive stayed in worse rooms but this is at the bottom. Had to pay $3 for wi-fi. No refrigerator or microwave. Not even a coffee... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for the inconveniences you experienced with the Wi-Fi rate and absence of expected amenities which led to your unpleasant stay. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations at 1-855-787-9864 to record the details of your visit to offer a better guest experience in the future. More 

West Virginia
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm not one to complain about little things, just to complain, but this just wasn't a nice motel. After driving 18 hours, I was extremely tired and traveling with a dog made my choices on hotels limited. There must have been a lot going on in the area, because no other hotel was available. I called Motel 6 and booked... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Friendly Staff But Small TV, Hard Beds, No Shampoo Or Conditioner, No Thermometer Indicator On Heating/AC, And Was Weirded Out After I Was Asked To Remember To Lock My Car And Door Numerous Times. Would Rather Have Paid A Little Extra For A Decent Hotel.

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