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Designer Inn and Suites

403 Hwy 30 West, Toledo, IA 52342
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed a night in one of the Fantasy Suites -Crystal Cave. This whole suite looks like a cave inside. It has a microwave, fridge, stereo/cd, dvd player, fireplace, personal sauna, huge walk-in shower with 2 waterfalls plus 6 shower heads and a bench. There is also a large hot tub in the main area of the suite with 3... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband and I paid $225 for a fantasy suite for our one year anniversary. The "suite" is no bigger than a regular room, and simply has themed furniture. A HUGE disappointment for the price. We will not be getting one again... we could have stayed somewhere similar for much cheaper.

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Albion, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Okay, so my date on here is not accurate, but it wouldn't let me choose an older date. We actually stayed at this hotel about 8 years ago, but our stay there still sticks with me. The owner was so nice and caring, that I think everyone needs to know. I had my baby with us and I wanted some... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is mediocre at best. For the price, it's not worth it. We stayed in a standard room and it was just old and "lived in". We saw one of the fantasy suites when the door was open and it really didn't look much better. Not one member of the staff was pleasant. They acted like our being there... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Stayed Thursday night in the Cave. Awesome place. Had a great time. Staff very friendly, check in and check out were a whiz. Only problem was little hot water for the hot tub in the AM, but the clerk took care of that right away. We have stayed 3 times here and never disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Roman Themed room over Valentines weekend for our 25th anniversary. It was a great experience! Check in was a breeze and the front desk staff very friendly. The hotel overall seems a little dated and old but it was clean. Our room was on the second floor and there's no elevator so be... More 

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Washington, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was hesitant about staying in one of the "fantasy" suites, but I sure am glad that I did! It was fabulous! I'd give 5 stars, but there were a couple of little things that could've used improving. First of all, know that there are a lot of mirrors in these rooms. This will make the pics of the rooms... More 

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Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We chose this hotel when we decided to go to the casino for New Years and couldn't get a room at the casino. There is a shuttle from the casino that you can call and get a ride. We just got a basic room not the theme rooms. It met our needs with a clean bed and had a mini... More 

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Des Moines Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Average and overpriced for where it is. There isn't a whole lot in town, super 8 next door, from the reviews I decided to select this one. Next time I will pass and plan better to get to the next town.

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Nevada, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

for what this room cost per night I was a little disappointed. I had to kill a bug in the middle of the night that was running when the light in the bathroom was turned on.... the advertisement said there was to be rainforest sound effects in the room there wasnt...the lights in the whirl pool worked 1/2 the time... More 

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