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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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  • Location
    4 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ft. Wayne, IN
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent the night here for our last night out on a nearly 4 week trip to Alaska. What a clean, nice, big room we had with a queen bed. The TV was the old style, but worked fine. The bathroom was also large and spotless. A big vanity and decent mirror, new tub/shower combo and plenty of plugs to charge... More

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Decorah, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of my coworkers and I stayed at this motel for one night. We had three separate rooms and they were all filthy. There was every kind of bodily fluid imaginable on the mattresses, carpet, doors, etc. Stains on everything! I am posting pictures of the mattresses in my room, there were multiple big brown spots (some bigger than a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Housing prostitutes is the least of the problems here. Along with the substandard service from the front desk( who was informed of the situation) was unwilling to help me make sure my only ride to the airport, who was on location(at the hotel), The one person who would take me to the airport to make a flight home to see... More

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines, responded to this review

Courtland S, Thank you for sharing your review. Please know the issues you describe are exceptions to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. We strongly encourage you to contact our Guest relations at 1-855-787-9864, so that we can have a record of your visit, better address your concerns and improve our service for our guests in the future. More

Clinton, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights during the State Fair. We had our animals with us and the hotel is amazing for its green space and even provides bags for poo. The rooms are tiny. Even with double beds we were falling over each other. The tvs are the old tube style and the air even though at 50 didn't... More

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Warsaw, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stark lighting, fifties fixtures and cold vinyl tile flooring caused me to wonder if I had fallen into a film noir flick. The price was cheap. But, on another trip I stayed at an Airbnb in Des Moines. for less and it was clean, bright, homey and hosted by a lovely woman. Uh-oh.

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines, responded to this review

Jim F, Thank you for your feedback. Offering confidence in comfort and class is what we strive to provide in Motel 6 standards for quality and we are sorry that we did not meet these expectations during this visit. We encourage you to contact our Guest Relations at 1-855-787-9864 so that we can further address your concerns and offer better... More

Kansas City, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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 July 21, 2014

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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 July 6, 2014

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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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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