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Econo Lodge Urbandale

1.5 of 5 Motel   |   10841 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322 (Formerly Urbandale Inn)
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Ranked #8 of 10 hotels in Urbandale
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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South Bend, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well, let me first say, the facility isn't what it once was, whatever it was. That being said, it was an adequate hotel for one night. I used a coupon from one of the Iowa hotel books and received the room at a fair price, and pretty much got what I paid for. Nothing frill or fancy, just a great... More

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DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Thank-you for your loyalty! We have recently upgraded all of our bedding packages to include all new pillows some firm and some soft. We also have all new bedthrow for our guest to enjoy. We look forward to your next visit with us! David Front Desk Manager More

Draper, UT
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97 reviews 97 reviews
56 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Well, this was not what I had hoped for. It's a bit run-down, the place looks like it's seen better times for sure. The room was very dated, the linens and bedding were not in good shape at all. I am glad my wife wasn't with me because she would have not slept here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

They only gave three lumpy pillows a bed (king) and when I asked for more, they had none. Dirty floors, not even a bed cover, black mold in bathroom, the bathroom ceiling leaked on us, the night deal either was sarcastic, yelling all night, not worth it. Just spend the extra money for a nice place

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Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

This hotel was a desperation stop. We were tired and didn't know where the next hotel would be (2 exits up the road!) The room was dirty, the chairs stained, the sheets ripped. The fans were so noisy, they could not be used, including the one in the bathroom. Even for $72 a night it was overpriced. I have no... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Desk clerk was nice enough. Place was overpriced at $60, but it was a place to stay right off the freeway. Didn't take my shoes off, carpet was nasty. Burn holes in rug, mattress and covers. Bathroom was just barely OK. If you are in need and have NO OTHER OPTIONS. I was a little sketchy as a solo traveler.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

Horrible experienced not once ever had a hotel be so rude and I felt so desrespected and honestly had to bed for a room where the a.c worked.. We had a one yr old nd it 95 deggrees in are room. They didnt care.. They said if we felt uncomfortable leave.. But a hotel is supposed to be relaxing comfortable... More

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New Hampton, Iowa, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

$60 a night with taxes is pricey for an economy room, but it was located off the highway and it was close, but not in busy Des Moines. However, if you don't like paper thin walls (and ceilings), a bathroom the size of an average closet, and beds that feel like tables,I wouldn't advise staying at this motel. If you... More

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Henniker, New Hampshire
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

We checked in as we were searching for a pet friendly hotel. Not only was the room filthy, but we found bugs in the bed- looks like a bed bug issue! Not only would we not stay in this filthy room, but we wouldn't even let our dogs stay - we left. The desk clerk was clueless and less then... More

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Center Point, Iowa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2010

Not a bad place to stay for under $50. They are undergoing renovations currently and our room had all of the plumbing redone with all brand new tiles and fixtures. The bathroom worked very well except that the shower head is mounted at about 5 ft which is tough for a 6'2 person. The rest of renovations are in progress.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

This place needs some serious repair. The headboard was falling off the wall. The faucet to the shower came out of the wall when turned on and the caulking was not there or moldy. The carpet was stained (like dog pee). The door stuck to the floor when you tried to open it.

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Also Known As:
Urbandale Days Inn
Address: 10841 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322 (Formerly Urbandale Inn)
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Location: United States > Iowa > Urbandale
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 10 hotels in Urbandale
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge Urbandale 1.5*
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