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Modern Motel

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302 N K Ave, Vinton, IA 52349
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an awesome motel! Old-fashioned, yet very up to date. Room was immaculate! Owners very, very pleasant. Thank you for allowing pets. My only wish was that the grass was cut shorter for small dog walking. If I'm ever in the area, I would not hesitate to stay here again. If staying here, definitely eat at Tootsies, right next door.... More 

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Las Vegas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the modern motel for a few years now. My contract brings me to town roughly ten times a year. I am delighted with the updated rooms and decor. Each time I have returned there had been something new added. It is a great value for the dollar. Internet connectivity needs addressing. I appreciate the friendliness of... More 

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Pleasant two night stay. Room was small but adequate for the price. Clean. The Wife and three small dogs enjoyed the walk out rooms. It snowed a boatload but the town is very well prepared aswas the motel. There is food next door and a pizza hut accross the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Room was clean it was a nice quiet place would stay again. Coffee in the room HBO close to restaurants. Very friendly people. Shower was clean good water pressure plenty of hot water. Control your own room temp

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a great stay here while attending a convention in Vinton. This place reminded me of the little roadside motels we stayed in while traveling across the country as a kid in the 1970s. It was clean, comfortable and priced right. The room was a good size, had a queen size and a full size bed in it, along... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We came to geocache in the area. Stayed three nights. The motel was clean, quiet, and they cleaned our room daily. We like these one floor motels because there's nobody over your head and no kids running in the halls.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We came into town for my Grandmothers 80th birthday and stayed at the Modern Motel. The rooms were clean with upgraded new beds. Everything that should work did and the price was great. Although we did not have a lot of interactions with the staff, what we did have at check in was very friendly and informative. I would recommend... More 

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Rusty W, Owner at Modern Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, it is greatly appreciated. I think you will be pleasantly surprised with all the improvements we are making during the winter months. More 

Menomonie, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Came for the Wreaths across America in Mount Auburn . Was pleased that the upgrades keep coming for this motel.All was just fine! I recommend it to everyone--- NICE place. new owner is really doing a great job.

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Thank you for the review, it is greatly appreciated. I think you will be pleasantly surprised with all the improvements we are making during the winter months. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I have stayed here in the past and it was nice. However this time with the new owner it was more than nice. It was SPOTLESS. If you call for reservations you are greeted with a professional, helpful and friendly voice. She helped pick the right room and even suggested a better room when I explained we were a family... More 

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Rusty W, Owner at Modern Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, it is greatly appreciated. I think you will be pleasantly surprised with all the improvements we are making during the winter months. I strive to be environmentally conscious by installing the low flow shower heads and after much thought on the subject, I have decided to install the prior shower heads that will definitely put... More 

Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Decent experience for the money. Its not like this is some luxury joint, but the room was clean, the shower worked, the TV has lots of channels and you can park your bike at the door. Staff was friendly, price was right. If you are looking for an old-school, roadside motel, this is it.

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Rusty W, Owner at Modern Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, it is greatly appreciated. I think you will be pleasantly surprised with all the improvements we are making during the winter months. We have a great housekeeping staff and will pass on your review of our cleanliness. More 

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