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Motel 6 Des Moines

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   7655 Office Plaza Drive North, I-80 at Exit #121, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Ranked #13 of 16 hotels in West Des Moines
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kansas City, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For whatever reason, West Des Moines is home to rather pricey motels. This Motel 6 seemed the most reasonable of the lot and, based on other's reviews, we booked a room for one night. The room was clean but very small - Microtel size, in fact - and the furnishings were basic. No easy chair or lamps - just a... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here after a long day in the car, left Estes Park, CO that morning on our way home. We were tired and ready for bed and found ourselves in Des Moines, IA without reservations. This hotel is located in what I would call a business exit. There were several hotels to choose from at this stop. We pulled... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice Motel 6. Very clean and a bit larger than the average Motel 6 room. Those staying at a Motel 6 need to understand the price does not buy you a hair dryer, kleenex, HD TV or a coffee maker. This motel provided a clean place to sleep and shower, which was welcome at the end... More

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room at the last minute for a Car Show we were attending as we had been told that the other Motels we were checking on were all full. There were a lot of amenities around the Motel. Restaurants, gas stations, etc. . It could use some updating. The beds were very hard, the pillows very old, no... More

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Rockbridge, Ohio
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So after having driven 10 hours from Ohio to this Motel 6 location in Des Moines, IA, my wife and I checked in and went up to our room. This is when we learned that you have to pay extra if you want a fridge/microwave in your room. Seriously? I mean, it's not like it was $50 or anything but... More

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Eau Claire, WI
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We found this hotel right off I80 and found it to be easy to get to and easy to get out of and back to the interstate. We were just looking for a place to sleep for the night after traveling from Denver on our way east and this was perfect. The rooms are not huge but the double beds... More

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Elkhart, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is one of the better Motel 6 motels. It's clean quiet and comfortable. The staff is friendly and there are several restaurants nearby. It's a bit hard to get to and parking is an issue if you have a large vehicle or trailer. Overall... good value for the money.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

After a bad experience with the Motel 6 (Airport) we ended up here. Was attending a wedding and needed a place to crash for the night. The staff was very nice, I found it to be very clean and the price was right. One downfall was no coffee maker in the room, but we were basically just there to sleep,... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I was just staying the night but immediately regretted my pre-paid reservation once I walked in. Everything was obviously really cheap. The people were nice, though. The toilet paper felt like sandpaper. The shower was really dirty, looked like it had rarely been cleaned. The bed was horrible. The sheets and comforter were stained, had hair and cigarette burns on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

We chose this hotel because it was the best price we could find. We were expecting a dump but it was a great surprise. Very clean rooms and excellent service!! Coffee in the morning was nice. Everything in the room worked as it should. Beds comfortable and bathroom was very clean. I would certainly stay here again!!

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Address: 7655 Office Plaza Drive North, I-80 at Exit #121, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Location: United States > Iowa > West Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Des Moines 2*
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Also Known As:
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Motel Six West Des Moines
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West Des Moines Motel Six
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