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Reviewed 20 July 2016

After driving 600 miles to reach our destination we had to park 450 feet away from our room because the American Inn in Boone, Iowa shares a parking lot with a Mexican restaurant with no reserved parking spots for American Inn guests. Of the 6 nights we stayed there we only got housekeeping service on 4 of the nights. So...

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed at the hotel while we were waiting for our house to close. We enjoyed the spacious room. It was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. I enjoyed the breakfast especially the mini waffles. I was able to do my daily workout in the swimming pool. I also enjoyed the Mexican food down the hall. I look...

1Thank Karen M
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The room was nice sized and very clean. Check in was easy . The breakfast the next day was hot and well stocked. I loved the mini waffles. It was nice that there is a restaurant attached . It is also centrally located to everything in Boone

1Thank beth S
Tomah, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Smells of cigarette smoke. Cigarette burns on bathtub. Carpet had wet spot. Remote control did not have batteries.Breakfast area was not staffed at designated time. Hotel is way past its prime. Choose another hotel in Boone.

1Thank 748larry
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I had never been to Boone before so we just stopped at the first place we saw. Not bad from the outside but horrible, yes horrible on the inside! The staff that night acted like we were an inconvenience. The hotel had a weird smell, a combination of old and cigarette smoke. The rooms appeared to be clean but everything...

2Thank CLBenson
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The room was clean and has been recently painted and redecorated. Nice TV. Free Wi-Fi which had a strong signal. They have an indoor pool which is relatively new and quite nice. We did not use it but a number of families with kids were there and they were having a good time.

2Thank ERVIN R
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Entering the room we were immediately overwhelmed with a cigarette smell. The walls were not pained all the way and my friend found a burn in her sheets the size of a hand. The floors were dirty and the sinks and bath drains had mold around them. Our king size bed was 2 beds put together, which was somewhat confusing....

2Thank Catdaddy3727
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Good place to stay. Friendly staff. Clean and comfortable. Average breakfast. Rate a little high. Katie is a very friendly person, willing to do anything to help and is very knowledgeable of the area.

1Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Not very impressed. Person at front desk not very friendly. Main issue was we were next to restaurant/bar and had to hear loud music till 2 am. Could not use the refrigerator as there was food left from who knows when.. I would have to be really desperate to stay here again...

1Thank JJS56
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The only good thing I can say is that the size of the room is spacious. Other than that it sucks. The toilet in the bathroom is so close to the way that any person of size will har problems using the toilet. There were bugs around the pool on te pool deck and in the ladies bathroom at the...

1Thank AmyLouise1976

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about American Inn

Address: 1215 S Story St, Boone, IA 50036-5020 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Region: United States > Iowa > Boone
Price Range: RM373 - RM546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — American Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Don't stay here!!”
 of 5 bubbles CLBenson, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
“On a weekend, get a room at the end of the building away from the bar. Weekends they have loud music. Very distracting.”
 of 5 bubbles ERVINR, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room as far as possible away from connected bar.”
 of 5 bubbles JJS56, 12 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Read the reviews and if there are 2 out 3 that are negative, pass this place up in a hurry!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles lindyp_11, 18 Sep 2011 | Read review
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