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Rock Island, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for a couple days away for my husbands birthday. We love this hotel. The staff is so friendly. The morning breakfast is super with fresh food constantly being put out. The rooms were clean, quiet and cozy. We love the rustic atmosphere. Large hot tub area so you don't feel like you have to wait for someone to...

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Cedar Rapids, IA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool little hotel right off the interstate. Room was comfortable, but not over the top. First time I have ever seen a molded walk-in shower in a hotel, but it worked. A little hard to get shower to right temperature. Décor was really cool throughout the place. I really liked that the lobby had a front and rear entrance to...

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Anne C, Brand Manager at Wildwood Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ZebraRef1 (love the username) Thank you for giving us a try and for the perfect 5 star rating you gave us. We hope you will stay again next time you are in the area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Northwoods theme is cute, but that's really the only special thing about this motel. No Kleenex tissues in the room - how stingy! And, in 2017, any lodging that doesn't have a power outlet on the headboard or either side of the bed gets BIG BOOS from me! Haven't they heard of smartphones and tablets?! I won't be back....

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Frederick
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our short stay at Wildwood Lodge and we are excited to stay again on our next trip through! We enjoyed the fun atmosphere, affordable price, clean comforts, and great breakfast! Next time, we will be sure to stay long enough to enjoy the pool too.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
Reviewed January 6, 2017

The Northwoods theme adds charm to this hotel. The rooms are big and very nicely decorated. Beds are comfortable. Breakfast is absolutely delicious. So many choices, so fresh, so little time. Staff is always helpful. Easy on and off I80 in Des Moines (Clive), Iowa

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

I stayed here twice in the last week - the first time due to the excellent reviews, the second time because I was on my way back home and it was late and familiar. The place is more unique than a regular hotel, with the lodge decor, and the lobby is cozy. The front desk staff was nice & helpful....

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

2nd time to stay at this hotel. It's gimmic is they are a Lodge out west. Great overkill in this. Had to complain to the desk 2 different times with kids running around. Beds are little, ok alot, hard. but they are ok to sleep on.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed December 29, 2016

What I liked about this place: reasonable rates with breakfast included, convenient location, a more unique design than most hotels (like a northern lodge), and they gave me a free beer at check-in! What I didn't like: the noisy heating/AC window unit. I finally turned it off rather than constantly having to adjust the TV remote to hear over it....

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Iowa
Reviewed December 10, 2016

I stayed one night on a business trip. Everything was very clean and the staff was very helpful. The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. I did not have time to use it but the pool area looked very nice. Great place to stay!

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Bedford Iowa
Reviewed December 4, 2016

This place is great, however this time there was visable signs of cleaning issues. The bed skirting had white stuff all over it. I also found a few small things on the floor that I guess the vacuum missed. I watch these kind of things very carefully. I will stay there again as it was not this way last time....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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
Location: United States > Iowa > Clive
Price Range: $96 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Our room was right around the corner from the elevator and our room was quiet. Normally a room by an elevator is so noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles mbztoy2, 1 week ago | Read review
“If you are traveling with pets - make sure you tell them before checking in.”
 of 5 bubbles mtnwinegirl, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
“Have 4-5 poolside rooms. Little bit more on the cost though. Have to book it at time of order.”
 of 5 bubbles 774leek, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“We had the last single bed room available and it had a jucuzzi, that was nice even though we did not have time to use it.”
 of 5 bubbles 688pennyg, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“If you need a refrigerator, request one when you make your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles rdna5, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
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