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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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Washingtonville, New York
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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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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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Sun City, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This motel was nice & clean. There were only a couple of negatives. There was no Kleenex; I had to take my own in from the car. There was no carpeting. The shower was quite small (no tub). The handicapped bar made it even smaller. I am a quite small woman so a large person might not like this. But... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were late arriving (after midnite due to delays) and had some difficulty locating the Motel 6. You have to drive THROUGH the Comfort Inn's parking lot to get to Motel 6 -- that's the only access. The room was freshly refurbished - new paint and fixtures, new shower, new "fake wood" flooring. The room was clean, but there was... More 

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Campbell, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our room was clean and quiet. The room rate was very reasonable and the room was very simple meaning there were not many amenities. I was told that amenities were available at the front desk upon request and that was the policy for all the Motel 6.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The bedding was not clean when we were there, and it was a rather uncomfortable night. No bathtub, just a shower, and there was mold on the ceiling in the bathroom. Probably the smallest room I have ever been in, too.

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

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience... More 

Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When I checked in at the front desk there was a lady by the name of Frances. She was extremely friendly and caring. She had a great sense of Humor and was able to handle all the guests in the lobby in a professional manner and asked me if there was anything I needed before I went up to the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Linesh Sheth... More 

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