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KINGSTON
Reviewed 18 August 2014

It was okay for the one night that we stayed. Would not want to stay long. Bed was comfortable and really liked that it did have a mini fridge. But did not like that there was no in room coffee since we were getting up so early in the morning. No carpet on the floor which I am sure is...

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Linesh S, Manager at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your trip and sharing your detailed experience on TripAdvisor. The entire team is grateful to you for your kind words regarding your stay. your valuable suggestions have been noted and we assure you of delightful stay on your next visit.

Lawrence, Kansas
Reviewed 18 August 2014

First, the disadvantages: I have to note that it might be due to the lack of carpetting (possibly wheel-chair friendly), we felt the layer of moisture (from showers etc-possibly due to lack of proper ventilation despite the ventilation fan seemingly on) on the floor throughout our say. It was a little uncomfortable but that being said, there are probably worse...

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Sun City, Arizona
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This motel was nice & clean. There were only a couple of negatives. There was no Kleenex; I had to take my own in from the car. There was no carpeting. The shower was quite small (no tub). The handicapped bar made it even smaller. I am a quite small woman so a large person might not like this. But...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We were late arriving (after midnite due to delays) and had some difficulty locating the Motel 6. You have to drive THROUGH the Comfort Inn's parking lot to get to Motel 6 -- that's the only access. The room was freshly refurbished - new paint and fixtures, new shower, new "fake wood" flooring. The room was clean, but there was...

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Campbell, California
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Our room was clean and quiet. The room rate was very reasonable and the room was very simple meaning there were not many amenities. I was told that amenities were available at the front desk upon request and that was the policy for all the Motel 6.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

The bedding was not clean when we were there, and it was a rather uncomfortable night. No bathtub, just a shower, and there was mold on the ceiling in the bathroom. Probably the smallest room I have ever been in, too.

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shethl, Manager at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for failing to exceed your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you provided to make improvements to ensure we offer an exceptional experience...

Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 10 June 2014

When I checked in at the front desk there was a lady by the name of Frances. She was extremely friendly and caring. She had a great sense of Humor and was able to handle all the guests in the lobby in a professional manner and asked me if there was anything I needed before I went up to the...

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shethl, Manager at Motel 6 Des Moines North, 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, Linesh Sheth...

Urbandale, Iowa
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The hotel has a great location and has easy access from and to the Highway 80 and 35. Recently they have updated all their non smoking rooms with a different color scheme and replaced all the bedding and the window treatment. I like the new landscaping that is being done and the staff was very friendly. Would definately recommend this...

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shethl, Manager at Motel 6 Des Moines North, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Sincerely, Linesh Sheth...

Daegu, South Korea
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This was the only hotel close to the airport and under $50 a night. It's very basic but it was clean. If you're looking for a five star hotel this is not it but if you a place to sleep and a great shower in the morning this is the perfect place.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Let me know when you pull your name off this hell hole. The only bright spot of the entire property was the sign proclaiming this was your motel. Believe me, it is nothing to brag about. Please give the hardworking guy who wanted to also cower behind the bullet proof glass you provided but was kind enough to come out...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: RM259 - RM344 (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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Des Moines Motel 6
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“Ask where the long term guests are staying.”
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“Do not stay here.”
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“Stay somewhere else!”
  • Gross black mold in shower.
 of 5 bubbles medbill, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
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