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Motel 6 Des Moines North

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Elkhart, Indiana
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Tried to save some $s... Ok for a guy maybe but bed wasn't good and stand up shower felt like an RV shower. Several single men standing outside rooms on a weekday evening. Not for families. The man at the desk was very nice. Seemed clean.

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Thank AngelasTake
Michigan
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Stayed here for my 10hr DOT break due to the company truck having issues. The room was clean, they even clean the filters for the A/C-Heating units. I have stayed in many hotels were those filters are clogged and never cleaned. My only real complaint is the lobby, they use way too much air deodorizer, and it makes me gag... More 

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Thank maldar
1 review
Reviewed September 11, 2016

we pulled into a motel 6 expecting a cheap room and few frills....although we got the few frills, the room cost us $80 bucks for two people...the bathroom was the typical motel 6 pieced together from torn down hotel rooms, too small, poorly supplied room. its smelled of mildew and it was noisy. The worst motel 6 ever. never stay... More 

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Thank Papaw H
Management response:

Please accept our sincerest apologies that your experience was very unsatisfactory. It is disappointing to learn that we fell short of our goals in this instance. We appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your concerns. I can assure you that corrective measures will be taken to prevent similar problems in the future More 

Maryville
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This motel has been patch- painted and patch- repaired. Employees have a problem speaking English so that they may be understood and were very unhelpful. Our stool became plugged early one morning and when I called for a plunger, no one was available to bring me one. There is rust around the outside of the building. I would not recommend... More 

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Thank LeeNan
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Please know that we value you as our guest and apprecite your business. Correct action measures will be taken to prevent similar problems in the future. More 

Casa Grande, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Checked into room... after taking a look around I said that the floor looked as though it hadn't been vacuumed and there were cobwebs behind the door. Went to the office and told them. They assigned another room to us and it was just as bad. The place where the towels were kept was dirty. I went in search of... More 

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Thank aloha65stang
Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We landed at the Motel 6 around 11 after driving there from Denver, hoping for sleep. We were still awake at 12 because of the noise outside. There was a group of people outside getting ready to go out for drinks who were waiting for someone from another room. They got back around 2:30 in the morning. The people above... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Going low budget doesn't always pay off but it could have been worse. The cons: the air conditioner didn't work and the windows can't be opened to compensate; the bed was the SQUEAKIEST I've ever experienced; even the chairs squeak when you sit on them; there were a couple of insects in the bathroom and the pillows were flat. The... More 

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Thank Suzannah M
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111 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

It's the cheapest room in town. You're not going to get much for $50. It was loud, stark, not very comfortable and the shower had no pressure. Did I mention it was $50? I would have appreciated shampoo in the room though. Even budget budget places give you that. Staff was nice enough though.

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Thank imatravelor
Stockton, California
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119 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I was from California to Pennsylvania non stop I averaged 1500 a day, I stopped at this location because it was located on the same street as my gas station, I had already been driving for 29 hours and needed to stop for fuel food and a short rest period. So this became the spot it was very clean I... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Location wasn't the greatest, it's right beside a busy motorway and not many shops or places to see, room was ok, bed was ok, shower floor was worn but the shower was nice, tv was a decent flatscreen with good channels and WiFi was good.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel 6 Des Moines North is within 5 miles of Adventureland Park, Des Moines Botanical Center, and Iowa’s State Capitol; conveniently accessible is shopping and downtown Des Moines. Guest rooms have a modern look and free Wi-Fi, our pool is open May-Sept. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel 6 Des Moines North

Address: 4940 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
Location: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $58 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Des Moines North 2*
Number of rooms: 120
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Des Moines Motel 6
Des Moines Motel Six
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“Ask where the long term guests are staying.”
 of 5 bubbles SuzannahM_12, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“My room faced the street but it was very quite”
 of 5 bubbles brads523, Apr 20, 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles therope, Oct 16, 2015 | Read review
“Don't ever go here, its terrible.”
 of 5 bubbles Chad521, Aug 3, 2015 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else!”
  • Gross black mold in shower.
 of 5 bubbles medbill, Jun 29, 2015 | Read review
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