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Comfort Suites at Living History Farms

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   11167 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50322
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Ranked #5 of 11 hotels in Urbandale
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Memphis, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

7/6/2014 One of the best decors, maybe the best I've seen I the whole Choice Hotel chain! Very quiet rooms, well appointed, very clean. Breakfast has options I've never seen offered before! And it's next door to a sister property of a simply fabulous restaurant!! People thought your review was: Useful 1, Cool 1

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Ottawa, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be a favorite stop when traveling. It now needs a makeover desperately. Our room had big red stains on the carpet . Children are allowed to run wild. Supposed to be non- smoking hotel but you can smell smoke as soon as you walk in. Lobby looks good but hallways and rooms need attention. Everything just looks... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled Iowa to participate at the Hy-Vee Kids Triathlon-Des Moines. The hotel is well located, really accesible. The manager and the front desk assistant were super nice, kind flexible and helpful. Thanks! We rented 3 Standard Double Rooms, Non Smoking, the rooms were clean, a nice parking lot with a wonderful restaurant named "The Machine Shed" next door. The... More

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Columbus, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased reservation through hotwire.com and wasn't sure what we were getting. We found staff to be incredibly friendly, room very clean, the pool was HUGE. The only downside was the beds were full and not queen - two larger framed people would not be able to sleep in the same bed. There was also no elevator - which the... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I always book a king suite here while in Des Moines. Given the amenities, this is one of your best choices for the value. Our suite is a two-room suite with a wet bar, mini fridge, microwave, jet tub, two TVs and a full bathroom. They also offer you complimentary drink upon arrival. We like how spacious... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

This place is an outdated, overrated, gross turd. Upon entrance to the so called suite you find a very outdated room with decades old furniture and decor. The bathroom was last remodeled probably 30 years ago and the tub and shower are nasty. Upon inspection of the bed I found torn seems and it looked as though a dog had... More

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twbtcaptain, Manager at Comfort Suites at Living History Farms, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We apologize if you did not have a satisfactory stay at our hotel. We know our property is older than some of the other hotels in our area. We do however pride ourselves in clean rooms and superior customer service. If you did not experience either of those I would ask that you please contact a manager at... More

Johnston, Iowa
19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our room was very clean and the bedding was nice, however the bed was hard as a rock. Some people might prefer a very firm mattress but to me it felt like sleeping on a bed in a camper. There was only somebody at the front desk about 50% of the time we tried to call or stop by. The... More

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Windsor, Colorado
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140 reviews 140 reviews
28 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

My wife and I spent two night here for a wedding. It started with having to wait behind 8 people checking in with one person behind the desk who was also answering the phone and then they didn't have a reservation for the man ahead of me. We got a room on the second floor, but know that there are... More

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

The room is large and comfortable. Staff is pleasant. Pool area is great. Cannot get Wi-Fi anywhere in the hotel and the computer in the lobby does not work properly. Shuttle to airport is not available during advertised times.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This is a very comfortable accommodation. Our third stop in 3-4 years, and another good one. The farm ambiance and friendly service were still evident. We had a comfortable room, a good sleep and a well above average breakfast. We got what we expected and were glad we returned as the first stop on a long drive across the country.

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Address: 11167 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50322
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Location: United States > Iowa > Urbandale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Comfort Suites at Living History Farms 2.5*
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