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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I called to ask what the rate was and was given the rate (after I informed them of what date I would be staying there and how many people would be staying). While I was getting my card to book the room, after they knew what days I would be staying and after I verified the amount a 2nd time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

$40 Bucks vs $102... Just needed a room for a couple nights. No complaints. Mgr works hard to deliver on expectation of peace, quiet and functioning room... So there are nicer hotels in the area but you'll pay for it.

Thank James C
Eagan, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I booked a room here and when I cancelled the reservation I was still charged 10% of room for the inconvenience of the cancellation. The man on the phone stated it was to pay for the credit card transaction fee. WHAT A HEIST!!!

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Hartwood_Inn_Manager, Manager at Hartwood Inn, responded to this review

Dear Suzette11464, We end up NOT charging you for cancellation. It is true that the company whose booking engine we are using charges us 10% per every online reservation regardless whether it was subsequently cancelled or not. If our attempts at renegotiating the terms of our contract with this company are unsuccessful, we will remove the option of online reservation... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Room was definately not clean. Floor, walls, bathtub, and carpets filthy. Smelled like smoke overpowering the room. Looks nothing like the pictures. We stayed one night because everything else was booked. Definately do no waste your time or money.

Thank Dick W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Awful filthy room. Front desk would not answer their phone when we called from our room. Holes and stains in sheets. Filthy shower curtain. We ended up buying Lysol spray and wipes to clean the room ourselves. Had booked 2 rooms long distance for a 3 day stay. The only reason we continued to stay for the duration is because... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Only room available in town and if we weren't so tierd we would have keeped driving. Room was not clean floors need steam cleaned bad, smelled a little had to check the room for bug's shower curtain was dirty, rooms looked NOTHING like the pictures, bathroom floor was gross tile chiped. Stayed in a room by the office there were... More 

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We stayed here one night only because everywhere else was book within 60 miles, so we had no choice. The part of the motel that we stayed in is like the old strip type motels, where you enter your room from the road. First thing I did upon entering the room is take my husbands penlight and check the bed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Had never been inside a room there And did not know what to expect. The only thing that could have made it nastier is bedbugs and roaches... Which I had to check to make sure there weren't! Absolutely no heat in room. Had to be about 45 degrees when we went in... Two hours later it warmed up. A nice... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

We stayed at the Hartwood Inn for a Motorcycle Rally in a neighboring city Sept 9 & 10, 2011. Our room was so dirty and smelled of Old Cigarette Smoke and Urine the smell was so awful I kept our door open for air as much as possible. We asked for a new room but they were booked due to... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

We have stayed here three times now, rooms are clean not high quality sheets, but does have refrig and microwave always polite to us

2 Thank plk702
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Midwestern non-franchise motel. The motel has following room types: smoking rooms, non-smoking rooms, pet-friendly rooms, and wheelchair access rooms. The rooms have one queen-size and two full-size beds. The rooms have following amenities: microwave, fridge, hairdryer, coffeemaker, cable TV with over 60 channels plus HBO, and free long-distance calls within US and Canada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hartwood Inn

Address: 1312 Gilbert St, Charles City, IA 50616-1612
Location: United States > Iowa > Charles City
Price Range: $52 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hartwood Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Hartwood Inn Charles City, Iowa
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