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Valley West Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Ranked #16 of 16 hotels in West Des Moines
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked into this hotel and were greeted by two employees smoking on the lobby couch. They were friendly, but it was unprofessional. The carpet in our room was damp, we can only hope it was because it had been recently shampooed. The desk chair and recliner were stained with years of grime, there was a hole in the bathroom... More

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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed at this location on and off for 30 years, but I am sad to report it's dying a slow death. The whole place especially the back part is run down. My room was OK and I think clean but the sheets were old and stained which creeped me out. Old style TV. Hotel has a great location... More

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Nebraska City, Nebraska
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older hotel but very clean and it looks like they are working hard to keep up the property. Check In clerk and morning clerk very helpful and cheerful. It was a bit hard to find. A bit off the main street, did not see the sign and had to back track a couple of times. Please be... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight and the room was dirty and the maintenance issues alone should have kept them from renting room 202. The toilet would not flush, the hand washing sink had a bucket under the pipes 1/2 full, the bed was 1/2 way off the frame, the shower would not turn on with out pulling hard on the spout then... More

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Northwood, Iowa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 12 stayed overnight at the Valley West Inn while in the area visiting wineries. The rooms are large and clean. Free internet service is always nice! There is an elevator to the second and third floors but one still needs to climb a few steps to the hallway where the rooms are located. There was no place... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you request a remodeled room. They will place you in an older, mildew smelling room if you are not knowledgeable of the Inn. I requested a roll away bed and was told they would have to find one....makes me think they went to the basement and were going ro dust me off an old cot, I'll pass! After... More

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Gladstone, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The room I had was nice. It was missing a glass in the bathroom. The mirror over the desk was laying on the bed when I entered the room. I had to lean it against the wall. The location was great, close to the mall and two nice restaurants in walking distance.

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Kingston, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We liked the location - away from the usual trucker traffic. The lobby is beautiful. We stayed in the front and although the hallway, side entrance and rooms are dated, it is generally clean and comfortable. Certainly not luxury but we paid for comfort, cleanliness and a nice area of town and we for that.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Let me start this off by saying I was very nervous about our stay here after we found this was our hotel from a Hotwire booking. The lobby is great, the hall ways do need improvement but we stayed in the room and not in the hall way. Room was clean and beds were comfortable. Hotel staff was very nice.... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I do travel a lot, staying in Hampton Inns, usually. This hotel was cheaper. But it should be WAAAY cheaper. The room was okay, but the hallways were downright gross and creepy. Especially the back door. And it's very weird with all the steps and hallways. We were told it was 90 seconds to our room from the lobby. Maybe... More

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Address: 3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Location: United States > Iowa > West Des Moines
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Valley West Inn 2.5*
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Great mallside location! Next to the popular Valley West Inn of Iowa! Within walking distance to Target, Steinmart, and Hyvee (grocery store). Excellent location next to Interstate 235 in West Des Moines. Very close to downtown. Only a hop-skip-and-jump away from Des Moines entertainment venues! ... more   less 
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