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Motel 6 Des Moines North

4940 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Stockton, California
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119 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
2 of 5 stars 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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Tulsa
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We use to stop here all the time with our pets, but that was long ago it has gone way down hill. We were on our way to Minnesota to visit family and it was late and we were tired should have kept going. They put my daughter and her husband on the other side of the building away from... More 

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Thank therope
6Team, Team 6 at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. We encourage you to contact... More 

Seneca, South Carolina
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59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend made reservations online before reading reviews. After reading the reviews we hoped it wasn't that bad. IT WAS THAT BAD. After looking at a room that was filled with files we walked out, got money back and got away from this dump.

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Thank Blissperk
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. We have procedures in place related to our pest policy that should have prevented the inconveniences you describe. Our staff aims to provide the highest... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

The only good thing I can say is the roof didn't leak. We made reservations for 2 nights at $59.95 + tax and paid $239. The people partying on the 2nd floor didn't quit until 3. The beds were lumpy and the microfridge didn't work. The only thing that worked right was the desk clerk asking for our money. Only... More 

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Thank Nancy F
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We strive to provide a comfortable night's rest, and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the noise concerns you describe. Safety and security are high priorities within Motel 6 standards for quality and we regret you felt differently during your visit. Please know the issues you... More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Never staying in a Motel 6 again! I booked a NON-Smoking room, that was petrified of smoke odor, sheets were dirty and had cigarette burns on them. Most unsafe place I have ever stayed at! People next door were up all night talking about breaking windshields and doing bad stuff. I did not sleep a bit I wish I would... More 

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Thank Gabby A
6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Gabby, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable visit and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable stay and are disappointed your visit was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Safety and security are high priorities... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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50 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This motel is horrible, it would have been better to sleep in our car. We came to the motel late (around 11 pm) and checked it. The front desk seemed fairly organized so we thought we were in a typical motel 6, no frills but a bed and its safe, we were wrong. We went up to our room in... More 

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6Team, brand expericened team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Dear Chad, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a... More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

I have traveled all over the world and stayed in many different places, this by far IS THE WORST PLACE I HAVE EVER STAYED!!!! Me and my fiance payed for a week at Motel 6 and for the first 5 days housekeeping did not come once! In addition to this while laying down I got bit not once but twice... More 

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Thank Alyssia G
6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Alyssia, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $66 - $93 (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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Motel 6 - Des Moines North Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Motel 6
Des Moines Motel Six
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Motel 6 Des Moines North Iowa
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