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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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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Farmer City, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked into my room and immediately decide I would not stay there. Why? The giant stain on the couch was one reason. Room smelled really musty. I went to turn on the AC and there was a sign that said not to put in on high or it would quit working. Went to look out the window and could... More

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Wood Dale, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoyed our 3 days stay here. This older motel has been renovated and is quite comfortable. Parking is right outside your door, and the motel was very quiet. Breakfast has some hot items and was good. The motel is a little west of downtown so you may need to drive into town to eat, but its not too far.

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Highland, Kansas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had to find a reasonably priced place to stay when in was in Des Moines; and they had to,allow dogs. My room was nice, reasonably clean. My first complaint was trying to call the front desk. There was no phone there. I never did figure out the complicated remote control for the TV. But I the price was decent and... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

i stayed here for a couple weeks the staff was very friendly, the rooms were big,,there was a of channels on the tv, very quiet location, the internet was very good could play my ps3 with no problem, restaurant right beside the motel with good food, room was clean would stay here again if I ever come back to de... More

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La Ceiba, Honduras
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

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 June 14, 2014

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
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

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
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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
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3 helpful votes 3 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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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*
Number of rooms: 1
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Also Known As:
Des Moines Rodeway Inn
Rodeway Inn Des Moines Iowa

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