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Extend a Suites - Des Moines

5220 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50313 (Formerly Bavarian Inn - Des Moines)
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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    1.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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Peoria, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

When I arrived at the hotel, there was no soap in the room and a dead bug on the floor. The television was even on. It would seem that the room was not cleaned from the last guest. I arrived late and just went to sleep. The next day I could not shower. The bathtub filled with water, never drained,... More

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eas-JS, Owner at Extend a Suites - Des Moines, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for the experience you had at our Des Moines extend a suites location. We have completely new management due to several instances with the person that was running this hotel. We appreciate your feedback and we are striving to have the right people in place to make sure these instances do not happen in the... More

Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

I just have to say that the reviews that have been left are not all accurate. The manager Melinda has been on the phones to make this hotel a very nice living area. I am a mother of 3 boys and have been living here for almost two months now. The housekeepers have a schedule and my room is cleaned... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

DIRTY!they Never vacuum halls/ stairs. I seen a used condom, bloody kotex , and a big butcher knife along with other trash in parking lot. Walked in the bathroom to see cock roach on my kids toothbrush. .. and there is many more roaches here too. Sick!!!

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eas-JS, Owner at Extend a Suites - Des Moines, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing extend a suites and we would like to apologize for any inconvenience you may have had on your visit with us. We have taken action on your feedback and we hope to fix these issues very quickly. If you would like to discuss this in detail please contact me at info@extendasuites.com More

Muscatine, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We came to Des Moines over Valentine's weekend and decided to stay at this motel. The outside does not reflect inside. When we pulled in it looked nice outside. We entered the lobby and still looked nice but it all went to hell after that. The staff MAY LOOK FRIENDLY but looks can be deceiving. Check in sign says 2pm... More

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Volga, South Dakota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The majority of the reviews for this hotel are correct. This is a horrible hotel. It basically seems like this is a hotel built in the 1960s and nothing has been done in the way of maintenance since then. Doors and windows are broken. The shower/tub is falling apart. The non-smoking room smelled like smoke. One positive thing was the... More

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eas-JS, Owner at Extend a Suites - Des Moines, responded to this review

Thank you for all the feedback, as we are working to fix the issues with this hotel. I apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you and if you would like to speak further on your stay please feel free to email me at info@extendasuites.com. Our guests are very important to us and we would like to fix the... More

Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We rented a room at this disgusting hotel. Our first clue should have been when the gal at the front desk said "Do you want to look at your room before you pay for it? If you don't inspect it, you can't get your money back." I thought it was a weird request, but never imagined what we would walk... More

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Williamsburg io
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

In 30 years of being on the road this has to be the worst one yet and somehow it is allowed to remain open, I know state inspection is lacking but in the state capital. Booked online and according to the pictures it looked ok and thought the reviews were just some upset people but they are right. Broken doors,... More

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eas-JS, Owner at Extend a Suites - Des Moines, responded to this review

I appreciate the feedback we are in the middle of a transition of staff and maintenance crew and we have since then put a pest control service in place as well as added more friendly cleaning staff to help with the daily cleanliness of the hotel. I apologize for any inconvenience that you may have experienced in this hotel. Thank... More

FARMINGTON
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed here on August 14, 2013. It was awful. We got to the hotel at 11:10 p.m., and we did not get into our room until just before midnight. The front desk lady would not tell us what was going on - she just kept trying to call the manager. They had our reservation in the system, but they... More

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Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Don't waste your money or time checking into this hole in the wall. It is the worst experience EVER. Hotel room was filty. Even had a booger on the wall to complete the rest of the filth. The pool area was the most digusting pool I've seen. Mold bacteria and whatever else growing everywhere. I demanded my money back a... More

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Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Listed as a 3 star. Barely a one star Dirty, dingy, nasty everywhere. Found garbage left on top of microwave and behind entertainment system. Very rundown looking everywhere. Door doesn’t close well. Very little maintenance of the building. Very dark looking interior, poor lighting. Windows very dirty, screen is out and has holes in it. Rooms not sound proof. Wall... More

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Address: 5220 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50313 (Formerly Bavarian Inn - Des Moines)
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
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Welcome to the Bavarian Inn, Des Moines, Iowa, the affordably priced, friendly, full service hotel.  Check out our Bavarian Inn Restaurant.  Have fun at our Red Baron Lounge.  The Bavarian Inn caters and has several meeting facilities for you to plan your next group event with accommodations for groups up to 150 people.  The Bavarian Inn features an exercise room, indoor pool and hot tub, consistently clean rooms, friendly staff, cable TV, 24 hour complimentary coffee, morning pastries, and special rates for extended stays.  Located on NE 14th St., 3 blocks north of I 80 & I 35 (Exit 136) on the North side of Des Moines with easy access to all parts of the metro area. ... more   less 
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