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Motel 6 Des Moines West

7655 Office Plaza Drive North, 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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Sarasota, Florida
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250 reviews
214 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel many times over the years. The hotel is located close to the freeway and easy to get to. Yvonne and Lisa's checkin was fast and efficient. The building and grounds are well maintained and the lobby is bright and inviting. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Overall, a great place to stay.

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Akron
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great price....very small room but entirely acceptable for all we needed... Hotels in the area were very busy...did not reserve beforehand but nice hospitable staff at desk.. Very accessible for handicapped elderly...

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Des Moines, IA
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This particular Motel 6 is one of my favorites to stay at when in the Des Moines area, rooms and building are clean and well maintained, staff is friendly and helpful. Along with reasonable rates and proximity to a variety of local points of interest and businesses it's worth it.

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Northeast Ohio
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Stayed one night here on my way to Wyoming. Front desk staff were friendly and helpful. I was able to get a room on a Thursday night without a reservation. For a Motel 6, it is a very nice building and has a decent outdoor pool. I had my dog with me, which is no problem at a Motel 6... More 

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Blue Springs
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is our "go to" motel when we are in Des Moines for agility trials with our dogs. This past week-end we were on the 3rd floor because of our request for the micro-fridge to keep dog food. Little did we realize that come Sunday morning check out the elevator was being serviced! WOW, we ended up carrying luggage, boxes,... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Well, Motel 6 kept the light on for me and not much else. The room was okay, but that is about it. There was no hot water, slightly warm. One bar of soap, no shampoo, and bath towels were about the size of dish towels. No breakfast, only warm coffee with no lids for the cups.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are sorry to hear about the inconvenience you experienced with the water temperature during your stay. Please know the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and we apologize for the dissatisfaction you describe. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest... More 

Somerset, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I've never been in a hotel room that did not supply kleenex, shampoo or a hair dryer until today. This was the first and last time I will ever stay in a Motel 6. Horrible beds, bedding and towels. It took forever to get checked in. Made me want to check my credit card on line.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have stayed on this property a number of times. It is a basic no thrills hotel. No free breakfast, no shampoo and old tube style TV. The rooms are clean, the front desk people are very friendly and you cannot beat the location.

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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97 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We called ahead and made a reservation as weather was bad and we decided to not drive through the evening. Because we reserved after check-in it was explained we cannot cancel our reservation. Upon check-in there were people smoking out front where you have to enter and the whole area smells of mirijuana. Our room carpet is filthy and the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize... More 

Leavenworth, Kansas
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Overall comments: great for a cheap & safe night of sleep while traveling for work. Wouldn't be my first pick if I were traveling with kids or teens though. Price: $41 plus tax. Great value for this area! Building: a recent, multi-floor modern structure w single secure access and elevator. Property is in good repair, safe location, beside Marriott and... More 

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