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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

The place is empty maybe 4 or 5 cars in the lot maybe it's just monday...... the room was clean and very well kept I was next to the office nice enough but heading toward the older hotel status... It's fine if you just need a clean bed but nothing fancy Counter help was easy to work with....

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Thank Jason M
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, David Shah... More 

Spencer, Iowa
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Right off the interstate easy to find. I was in town for a meeting and it was clean and cheap. Like some have said it's a bit dated but well kept. Breakfast was better than expected. Cereal, milk, OJ, donuts, bagels, Yogurt, and little egg and cheese omelet things that you can microwave. It was a very good value for... More 

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Thank nwiaguy
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016

It was what you'd expect, generally speaking for Econo Lodges. The room was clean but heavily dated. Hey, it is an Econo Lodge. The staff was nice and the breakfast was spartan by any standard. Generally, the stay was sufficient but nothing more. Part of my disappointment is because the prior night I stayed at the Econo Lodge on Merele... More 

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Thank KSRebel S
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Nothing fancy but is clean and quiet. Front desk people very friendly and helpful! Right off I-80 and easy to find. Would recommend and stay here again. Easy to get to everything in downtown Des Moines.

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Thank iowarn1961
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Easy on and off from I35. Room was only adequate - leftover shampoo container in shower! Evening front desk person was great!!!! Made me laugh after long day of driving - thank you! Morning breakfast - no knives or jelly for toast. Morning desk person couldn't speak English so couldn't communicate. Breakfast area not cleaned up. Too bad - good... More 

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Thank Penny G
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Racine, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2016

We stopped here after another place we have used before had raised its prices. First time stay, the place was in good shape, looked like it was kept up well. The room was clean but dated. Some of the things in the room were pretty old but all was working well. The breakfast was good if sparse. These are things... More 

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DAVID S, General Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an... More 

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59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, rooms clean with everything one needs. Quiet, nice King mattress! Only reason it is not 5 star was the breakfast...very plain. Some hard-boiled eggs or protein of some sort and it would have been 5 stars!

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1 Thank Cynthia B
DAVID S, General Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

As budget motels go, this was a great stay. Rooms (two) were clean, in good repair, and stocked as expected and the beds were comfortable. David checked us in and was there the next morning at breakfast as well. He was welcoming and respectful. Breakfast bar was as expected and included some bread options, mini-donuts, fruits, yogurt, cerial, juice and... More 

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Thank wildstarrman
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Dear Ginger, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel.We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We requested non-smoking, but the only thing non-smoking were the signs saying so. It reeked of sprayed covered smoke smell. The bathroom smelled strongly of urine, and there was mold around the tub grout so bad, none us us showered. The coffee packs and maker were there but no cups and only one cheap plastic cup for sink. The light... More 

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Farmer City, Illinois
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was a nice clean Hotel. With friendly staff. It may be older but has been nicely renovated and taken good care of. It is in a very nice neighborhood. Nothing fancy, but it is has everything that you need.

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Thank Tim S
DAVID S, Manager at Econo Lodge Urbandale, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your survey responses will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Urbandale

Address: 10841 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale, IA 50322 (Formerly Urbandale Inn)
Location: United States > Iowa > Urbandale
Price Range: $58 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Econo Lodge Urbandale 1.5*
Number of rooms: 59
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Urbandale Days Inn
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“No elevator or baggage carts available. First floor is handicapped accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles WinstonB261, May 4, 2016 | Read review
“Many room you can park right in front of. I like that easy to unload luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles timsM5301PV, Aug 30, 2014 | Read review
“If you can, go for a first level, courtyard facing room. Area is quiet, just more light in the courtyard than in back.”
 of 5 bubbles hikerguy73, Apr 11, 2014 | Read review
“2nd level rooms should be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles JeniD755, May 30, 2012 | Read review
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