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Motel 6 Des Moines East

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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good13%
  • Average31%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible29%
  • Aug 4, 2018
    “Mr R Constable”
  • May 5, 2018
    “Photos previously posted say it all”
3225 Adventureland Dr I-80 at exit #142, Altoona, IA 50009-9571 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I stayed at Motel 6 for three nights the room was not cleaned once had to ask them several times for towels no one the floor in the bathroom was rotted and soft, so needless to say it will be a cold day in hell...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Richard H
Response from 6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Des Moines EastResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Richard, Thank you for posting 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. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Late check in! Very Fast with reservation and their new system-Impressive Basic room, opening the door I was surprised a room could smell that bad and still be rented out, between cigarettes and chemical cleaners, it was gross! I had just driven from Detroit and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

I checked into this motel to get a decent night's sleep while hauling a wide-load. I had to be up and back on the road at 5 am. From 8 pm to 10:30 pm, I listened to the kids in the room next door screaming...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Allen M
Response from 6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Des Moines EastResponded June 14, 2018

Allen, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant stay due to the inconveniences you experienced. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you...More

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Our room was clean enough but the rest of the hotel is filthy. Hallway stank of stale cigarette smoke; our “non-smoking” room had been liberally sprayed with artificial air freshener to cover this up. Toilet bowl plunger was a useful addition to the bathroom. Bed...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank MissMerivale
Response from 6Team, Brand Experience Team at Motel 6 Des Moines EastResponded May 7, 2018

Merivale, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Please know that the conditions you describe are atypical to Motel 6 standards for quality and...More

Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

This place seems to have been recently remodeled, using the cheapest materials and the cheapest labor possible. There was a popping electrical short in the bathroom light switch. The toilet kept running all night long. The chairs in the room are missing feet so that...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank t0nylist0n
Response from 6Team, Guest Relations Manager at Motel 6 Des Moines EastResponded February 26, 2018

Tony, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy our award-winning Phoenix room redesign featuring...More

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ruby r
December 22, 2016|
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I just stayed there this past summer as a guest. I would call them direct and ask them
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Oct 14, 2017
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"Do not stay here!!!!!!!"
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"Stay away from this place!!! Even in daylight it didn't feel safe!!!"
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