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Rodeway Inn Des Moines

1.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5020 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50313
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Ranked #42 of 46 hotels in Des Moines
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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La Ceiba, Honduras
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real time report: foul, filthy, hideous. Even the shower head is filthy. Dirt on the walls, dirt on the blanket, disgusting bathtub, ratty hallways, carpets that haven't been cleaned in heaven only knows how long. The door of the in-room fridge is totally begrimed. As I write this, my husband just pointed out the huge hole in... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only stay here if you are desperate. I've never stayed at a hotel where the bed shook when people walked in the hallway outside. Breakfast was almost inedible. There is a train that comes around every couple of hours and wakes you up with a horn. Inside and out it could have used a good clean and a coat of... More

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Julian, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surprised by this hotel! Check in was a pleasure, thanks to the desk clerk, Justin. He was polite, very friendly, and extremely helpful! Our room was clean and comfortable, and the hotel was within easy walking distance of several restaurants. Breakfast was pleasant and had many choices. We greatly enjoyed our stay!

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Bemidji, Minnesota
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This has been one of the worst places I've been to. We pull up to our room and right away meet our neighbors talking about needing blunt wraps and other words that I shouldn't mention. The staff has no problem with the noise, only because almost every vehicle at the motel decided to turn their music to full blast. The... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This has got to be the worst hotel/motel experience I've ever had. First let me say I drove almost 1500 miles from the west coast to do work in Des Moines . I chose this motel without doing any research and looking at reviews. By the way 99 percent of the negative reviews you read about this place is on... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I stayed here on a Thursday evening, luckily with a friend, not a place I would have stayed alone. The room was spacious, included a refrigerator, coffeemaker and tv. The air conditioning unit was located under the window and was broke, it couldn't be adjusted as to temperature. Our room had not been vacuumed, so I asked to have the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

I would not be surprise if this building collapses on itself. The floors are uneven. Our room was not cleaned when we arrived. The bedding was tossed across the room. There was a hole in the ceiling. The bath tub felt as if you could fall through it.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I presume that the hotel was probably built in the 1960's so it's showing its age but I had a very pleasant stay. Some people are freaked out by the fact that the rooms have both an indoor and an outdoor exit. That's certainly a safer design than a single exit in case of a fire or emergency so I... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Even a "bargain" hotel should be clean!! We wouldn't even walk around without our sock or shoes on. Big weird step at doorway upon entering our 2nd floor room. Very small words on door warning of this step. My husband nearly fell handling our suitcases and this badly placed step. Remote would not turn on TV, carpet filthy, couch stained... More

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Muskogee, Oklahoma
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Booked this hotel for 3 days to visit family in IA. I was on a budget so I figured this hotel would do. As I pulled up the exterior looked pretty rough and my girlfriend started to check reviews online. Most of the reviews rated this hotel poor but I figured I'd give it a chance and see how the... More

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Address: 5020 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50313
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Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Rodeway Inn Des Moines 1.5*
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Des Moines Rodeway Inn
Rodeway Inn Des Moines Iowa

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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