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Wildwood Lodge

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The overall maintenance at Wildwood Lodge has deteriorated since our visit in 2012. The breakfast offerings left the Mr. needing something to eat since he's not a fan of biscuits and gravy and the waffles were the stereotypical chain variety. The fresh fruit offering was above average.

Thank GFCTx
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good place to stay. Well kept for its age. I'm very picky when it comes to hotels (just ask my wife) and I liked this place a lot. Good green area behind it to have a picnic. Breakfast was good a few more choices may have been nice but it was good.

Thank DocJ67
LaPorte City, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean place and nicely located off the interstate. You dont hear the traffic, but are only an exit away. They serve breakfast and are close to places to eat as well as the big mall. The couple rooms I stayed in were canoe themed and that was fun.

Thank Greg A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I surprised my daughters with an impromptu stay at Wildwood. It was so clean, welcoming and quiet. We enjoyed the pool, even though it was a little cooler than I like. The breakfast had a good selection and was hot and fresh.

Thank Clarissa B
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Wildwood Lodge is friendly and welcoming. It is decorated in a woodsy outdoor lodge motif. The lobby is very inviting. There are comfortable sofas and chairs in front of the fireplace. There are several restaurants within an easy walking distance including Chilis, Mi Mexico, Woovly Boots, Baker's Square, and McDonald's. The Lodge also serves a breakfast... More 

Thank Cherie P
Sioux City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always love staying at the Wildwood Lodge! Staff is very friendly and helpful! Room was very comfortable - only issue was that the air conditioner was challenging to regulate. Room was either too cold or too warm. The breakfast was wonderful with a lot of choices! Looking forward to my next stay!

Thank GigiLyn
Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

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!

Thank MAK20
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $102 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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