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Wildwood Lodge

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We travelled to Iowa to bike the High Trestle Trail. Our plan was to relax in a hotel when we were not actually riding. The Wildwood Lodge is situated in a quiet, tranquil setting in an urban area. The first thing we noticed was that the parking spots were larger than normal. The front desk person could not have been... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to try something different than the chain hotels in the area so we came to the Wildwood for a stopover. Its decorated in a woodsy outdoor lodge motif with a nice lobby to sit and relax in. Tons of comfy chairs and sofas by the fireplace. They have a nice free breakfast in this lobby area with biscuits/gravy,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spend two nights here. The lobby was interesting. Decor thru out was a little outdated and strange for a city maybe in the mountains. When checking in the room we were given was to be nonsmoking. It reeked of smoke so that are eyes watered when we opened the door. They did give us another room however it had... More 

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IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to stay. Lobby was nice area just to hang out in, play cards or games (since there was 8 of us) Coffee/tea was always on. Staff was great...friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean and the beds were comfy!

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Thank MAK20
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Older furniture, fixtures, and room decor, however the rooms were very clean. We always move the arm chair in hotels to put our pack n play in the corner and this was the first one that we didn't find some sort of mess under the chair. Entire facility is dated but it was an excellent value for our two families.... More 

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Saint Ansgar, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always love the spa tub and pool after a long day at work. Everyone is so friendly and the breakfast is great!! I especially love the weekday special touch with a courtesy beverage and a snack when I arrive in the lobby area. Also- with Chilies right next door, I can park and not have to drive somewhere for supper.... More 

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Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad, really. Just not worth 4 or more stars. Lobby nice- decent areas to sit and chill. Room was plenty large so that's a plus. Breakfast was better than most similar hotels. Slowest toaster in the history of the world. Pool area was a bit funky- pool decent size, not deep. Hot tub switch didn't operate correctly which was... More 

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Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We liked everything about this hotel. The price was reasonable, all areas were very clean, the parking spaces are wide so you don't bump another car getting luggage in and out. We loved the lodge decor and the office set up in our room. The breakfast was fresh. Everything worked in the fitness center and the pool setting was inviting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The good: Staff was very friendly at checkin. They had chips & salsa in the common area around 5:00. The woman at the front said they did this on weekdays. Plenty of breakfast options. Waffles, eggs with cheese & ham mixed in, fresh fruit, real oatmeal w/all the fixings... We had a poolside room. It's definitely a bit noisy, but... More 

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Bedford Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This was a last minute choice, and I usually stay at two other places when in the area. This was an excellent choice. The price was right, they keep the property top notch clean, and the service was friendly, made you feel so welcome. They go out of their way to accommodate you any way they can. THe breakfast was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wildwood Lodge Clive, a unique lodging experience, conveniently located in West Des Moines at University Avenue exit off Interstate 80/35. The Wildwood Lodge features indoor pool with a raised spa and a waterfall, all beneath a beautiful three-story atrium. No matter the reason for your visit, you will enjoy choosing from an extensive variety of room types. Thanks to our great staff and beautiful space, our hotel is a popular destination for family reunions, wedding groups and sports teams. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildwood Lodge

Address: 11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA 50325-7029
Location: United States > Iowa > Clive
Price Range: $104 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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