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Wildwood Lodge

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Gold Bar, Washington
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We checked in rather late (11PM) and the reception person was very pleasant & friendly. Our room & bathroom was neat & clean. the hot water was HOT ( which was GREAT!!!) we did not stay for breakfast, as we left very early in the AM. I did see shuttle vehicles, so I am guessing that they have airport pick... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the Wildwood for the third time and enjoy the place. The hotel is close to a lot of restaurants and shopping. The rooms are clean, but are in need of a little TLC. Breakfast is pretty good for a quick eat. Beds and pillows were comfortable. The staff and maids were very friendly and helpful with... More 

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37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ended up booking this hotel last minute when we had to cancel our reservation at a nearby hotel. They were very accommodating and we got a nice room last minute. The place has a nice northwoods decor and we enjoyed our stay here. We checked in too late for the kids to try out the pool area, but we... More 

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TX
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116 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The overall maintenance at Wildwood Lodge has deteriorated since our visit in 2012. The breakfast offerings left the Mr. needing something to eat since he's not a fan of biscuits and gravy and the waffles were the stereotypical chain variety. The fresh fruit offering was above average.

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1 Thank GFCTx
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It was a good place to stay. Well kept for its age. I'm very picky when it comes to hotels (just ask my wife) and I liked this place a lot. Good green area behind it to have a picnic. Breakfast was good a few more choices may have been nice but it was good.

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LaPorte City, United States
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Clean place and nicely located off the interstate. You dont hear the traffic, but are only an exit away. They serve breakfast and are close to places to eat as well as the big mall. The couple rooms I stayed in were canoe themed and that was fun.

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Thank Greg A
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I surprised my daughters with an impromptu stay at Wildwood. It was so clean, welcoming and quiet. We enjoyed the pool, even though it was a little cooler than I like. The breakfast had a good selection and was hot and fresh.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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738 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The staff at the Wildwood Lodge is friendly and welcoming. It is decorated in a woodsy outdoor lodge motif. The lobby is very inviting. There are comfortable sofas and chairs in front of the fireplace. There are several restaurants within an easy walking distance including Chilis, Mi Mexico, Woovly Boots, Baker's Square, and McDonald's. The Lodge also serves a breakfast... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Always love staying at the Wildwood Lodge! Staff is very friendly and helpful! Room was very comfortable - only issue was that the air conditioner was challenging to regulate. Room was either too cold or too warm. The breakfast was wonderful with a lot of choices! Looking forward to my next stay!

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Rockport, Texas
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We travelled to Iowa to bike the High Trestle Trail. Our plan was to relax in a hotel when we were not actually riding. The Wildwood Lodge is situated in a quiet, tranquil setting in an urban area. The first thing we noticed was that the parking spots were larger than normal. The front desk person could not have been... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wildwood Lodge Clive, a unique lodging experience, conveniently located in West Des Moines at University Avenue exit off Interstate 80/35. The Wildwood Lodge features indoor pool with a raised spa and a waterfall, all beneath a beautiful three-story atrium. No matter the reason for your visit, you will enjoy choosing from an extensive variety of room types. Thanks to our great staff and beautiful space, our hotel is a popular destination for family reunions, wedding groups and sports teams. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildwood Lodge

Address: 11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA 50325
Region: United States > Iowa > Clive
Price Range: $136 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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“If you need a refrigerator, request one when you make your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles rdna5, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms would be good. Ours was near the front desk and still very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelorTwo221, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“Be sure and ask for a room NOT opening on the pool. Second floor is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles E5896JImartinr, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We requested top floor away from elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles 43Mustang, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Watch the pricing! The hotel website and various websites can vary greatly on this hotel!”
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