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Motel 6 Des Moines North

4940 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Seneca, South Carolina
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boyfriend made reservations online before reading reviews. After reading the reviews we hoped it wasn't that bad. IT WAS THAT BAD. After looking at a room that was filled with files we walked out, got money back and got away from this dump.

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We have procedures in place related to our pest policy that should have prevented the inconveniences you describe. Our staff aims to provide the highest... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only good thing I can say is the roof didn't leak. We made reservations for 2 nights at $59.95 + tax and paid $239. The people partying on the 2nd floor didn't quit until 3. The beds were lumpy and the microfridge didn't work. The only thing that worked right was the desk clerk asking for our money. Only... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, 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. Please know the issues you... More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never staying in a Motel 6 again! I booked a NON-Smoking room, that was petrified of smoke odor, sheets were dirty and had cigarette burns on them. Most unsafe place I have ever stayed at! People next door were up all night talking about breaking windshields and doing bad stuff. I did not sleep a bit I wish I would... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Gabby, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable visit and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable stay and are disappointed your visit was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Safety and security are high priorities... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is horrible, it would have been better to sleep in our car. We came to the motel late (around 11 pm) and checked it. The front desk seemed fairly organized so we thought we were in a typical motel 6, no frills but a bed and its safe, we were wrong. We went up to our room in... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Chad, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have traveled all over the world and stayed in many different places, this by far IS THE WORST PLACE I HAVE EVER STAYED!!!! Me and my fiance payed for a week at Motel 6 and for the first 5 days housekeeping did not come once! In addition to this while laying down I got bit not once but twice... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Alyssia, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the... More 

Washingtonville, New York
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

First the place really has some sketchy people staying there long term. A few of them were having a nice bbq with a charcoal grill when I got to my room at 1030-11pm. They continued to cook which has to be a fire code violation and all this just a few doors down from the office. On top of that... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, 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. Please know the issues you... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My wife and I are traveling through the area and booked this hotel. $100 a night seemed steep for a Motel 6 but some reviews spoke very highly of the establishment. So against my better judgment we booked a room here. Room was updated but not clean. Shower had mildew and the entire room had the aroma of souring laundry.... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Cody, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard to our rate policies and the inconveniences you experienced. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. Our staff aims to provide... More 

Lansing, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My review is not about the room or the building because I didn't actually stay here. I made the reservation online, and we arrived on the property around 9:30pm. We pulled up to a parking spot near the front desk, sat in it for about 10 minutes because we couldn't decide if we wanted to check in. We circled the... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the bed issues you describe are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. The service concerns you describe are... More 

KINGSTON
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It was okay for the one night that we stayed. Would not want to stay long. Bed was comfortable and really liked that it did have a mini fridge. But did not like that there was no in room coffee since we were getting up so early in the morning. No carpet on the floor which I am sure is... More 

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Linesh S, Manager at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your trip and sharing your detailed experience on TripAdvisor. The entire team is grateful to you for your kind words regarding your stay. your valuable suggestions have been noted and we assure you of delightful stay on your next visit. More 

Lawrence, Kansas
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133 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

First, the disadvantages: I have to note that it might be due to the lack of carpetting (possibly wheel-chair friendly), we felt the layer of moisture (from showers etc-possibly due to lack of proper ventilation despite the ventilation fan seemingly on) on the floor throughout our say. It was a little uncomfortable but that being said, there are probably worse... More 

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