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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

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Loveland, Colorado
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56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is just off the interstate, but far enough away you could not hear the road noise. Our room was very clean. The bed was comfortable. Continental bkfst had no protein option except sugar filled yogurt. But that is how some places serve the Breakfasts. Employees at the front desk were pleasant, but not super welcoming.

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Surf City, New Jersey
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Hotel was approx 15 mins to the Fair, Rooms were a little small but neat and clean. microwave and frig in the room. good parking and close to the highway. Simple breakfast in the morning. I would stay again.

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place was disgusting. It was so gross we got up and left without staying. The whole place reeked of smoke, was super dirty and outdated, the final straw was finding a roach when we pulled back the covers on the bed. The only good part was getting a refund when we left.

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Union, Oregon
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very nice facility. upper scale Econolodge. Large, spacious rooms. also (a plus) is that the sink.mirror is outside of the toilet/shower bathroom. This is a plus for 'moving' in the morning. Excellent shower pressure. The breakfast area was spacious and plentiful. Besides the usual continental items (pastry, cereal, juice) yogurt, waffles, fruit were also offered. The only cons of this... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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119 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed overnight on our way up north. Almost everything was okay, not really outstanding in any way. I would not stay again because the water in the pipes, when you turn on the sink or shower, is so loud it's like an alarm going off. It was impossible to sleep, as people in our room or the ones next... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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133 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Stayed here for one night. Only complaint was that I found a couple hairs in the tub otherwise it was very clean. Nice comfortable firm beds and they give you a choice of pillow, either firm or soft. (There were two of each on the bed and they were labeled) Microwave and Fridge in room. I would definitely stay here... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Please note that this hotel is on Merle Hay Rd. This is not the "Fairground" hotel. We tried the Super 8 across the street and found it under renovation. It was late so when we left the Super 8, we just drove across the street to the Econo Lodge. It was our first time staying at one and we didn't... More 

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Chambersburg
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47 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Econolodges can have quite the swing in quality and this one isn't to bad. The property is somewhat older, but well maintained. Large building with quite a few rooms. Parking was adequate. Everything was clean. Bed was pretty comfortable. Room layout was different as the bathroom sink was outside the bathroom as was the bathroom light switch so you must... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed Friday through Monday and all in all the hotel was fine for the price. The man who was cleaning the breakfast area did a very good job even though it was very crowded and busy. The other areas of the hotel were fairly clean and our room was adequate although the furniture had lots of scratches. The bed... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's a dump. But a decent dump, if you know what I mean. My room was clean and had thoroughly decent linens. But the carpets are worn and stained, the tile in the bathroom is yellowed, and until I turned on the A/C it smelled mildewy in there. Still, I found a coupon in a booklet at a rest stop... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines

Address: 4755 Merle Hay Road, I-80 / I-35, Exit 131, Des Moines, IA 50322
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: ₹ 4,044 - ₹ 4,935 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Des Moines 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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“Just tell the clerk want you need. (I think the clerk was actually the owner)”
 of 5 bubbles monikao151, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“they use deodorizers that are sometimes overused. Smell the room before acceptance.”
 of 5 bubbles cwc9201, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great choice for solo travel watching the budget.”
 of 5 bubbles ksrebels, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were on the highway side and didn't hear anything. Being near the elevator would be a smart move.”
 of 5 bubbles Bridget_Phelps, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the back side of the hotel for quiet”
  • Pet friendly
  • good size bathroom
  • Not much space - couldn't use a dog crate
 of 5 bubbles MichiganLaurena, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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