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Motel 6 - Des Moines South - Airport

4817 Fleur Drive, (at McKinley Avenue), 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Des Moines, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed here for a couple of nights with 2 small pets which made it a plus financially to stay here. The nightmare began immediately the room was dirty, one little bar of soap for two people, minimal amount of towels, and when i asked for an Iron they had none. I also found bugs in the bathroom sink which made... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Requested a non smoking room, arrived to a non smoking room that reeked of smoke. Light in the bathroom did not work, shower would not drain. After 2 nights of a 7 night stay, could not take the smell any longer. Told the front desk that we were going to check out early and asked for my money back, I... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I'll start out with the good: The rate was extremely cheap, hotel staff was super nice & it is right across from the airport. . I HATE to give bad reviews but I honestly can't say much good. We stayed here in February 2013 as a last minute booking, my sister was terminally ill & we got the call we... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Decent price...Nice staff.....Very Clean.....Good location....No problems...nice & Quite... It is Dated ! It needs a style make over, but my family and I wouldn't mind staying there again if we need to have a Motel room in that area again ! It doesn't have a bath tub which would of been nice ! since we were looking forward to a... More 

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