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“What is that odor???”
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Apple Tree Inn
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Indianola
Columbia, Missouri
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“What is that odor???”
Reviewed June 1, 2010

The exterior was clean and neat. Man at front counter when we checked in wasn't overly friendly, but he was polite. The hotel seemed to be older, and had some cosmetic updates (some of which seemed to be done to cover up something - like the extra wide molding along the tops of the wall). We had difficulty getting in our room -- the key (yes, they still use an actual key - not a keycard) fit in, but we had to pull on the doorknob to get the key to turn. We noticed that there was damage to the bottom of the door, it was warped. An overpowering flowery scent greeted us when we finally entered the room. Thinking it was a cleaning product, we cranked up the air conditioning and left for supper. When we came back, the scent was just as strong. There was a decent continental breakfast, but the lobby is very small - so would have been uncomfortable if there had been any others there.

  • Stayed May 2010, traveled with family
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blackberry24
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2009

Enjoyed the location just off the main highway. Easy access. The free breakfast was a little sparse.

Stayed October 2009
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Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed June 15, 2009

This was a very pleasant stay. I stayed 2 nights for an event and I was happy to come back after a busy day and relax here.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 15, 2009

Apple Tree Inn is the best and most convenient place to stay in Indianola Iowa. I have been staying there about eight times a year for the last couple of years. The Inn is usually clean and quiet. There is a small, but satisfactory continental breakfast (although the orange juice can sometimes be sour). The owner and head housekeeper are friendly and courteous. The rooms are adequate, but nothing to write home about and some of the mattresses need replaced. If you have reason to stay in Indianola, this is your best option.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Minneso
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California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed December 15, 2008

This motel is spotlessly clean and a very nice place to stay. Big rooms, new TVs, free wifi, coffee maker, refrigerator. Putting in new carpet. Breakfast is fine for carb lovers, including fresh waffles (make your own). Good prices.

Stayed November 2008
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Property: Apple Tree Inn
Address: 1215 N Jefferson Way, Indianola, IA 50125-1457
Location: United States > Iowa > Indianola
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Indianola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a 60 room AAA Diamond rated motel locally owned in Indianola, Iowa. ... more   less 
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