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Wildwood Lodge

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We spend two nights here. The lobby was interesting. Decor thru out was a little outdated and strange for a city maybe in the mountains. When checking in the room we were given was to be nonsmoking. It reeked of smoke so that are eyes watered when we opened the door. They did give us another room however it had...

1Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A good place to stay. Lobby was nice area just to hang out in, play cards or games (since there was 8 of us) Coffee/tea was always on. Staff was great...friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean and the beds were comfy!

Thank MAK20
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Older furniture, fixtures, and room decor, however the rooms were very clean. We always move the arm chair in hotels to put our pack n play in the corner and this was the first one that we didn't find some sort of mess under the chair. Entire facility is dated but it was an excellent value for our two families....

Thank Brittany O
Saint Ansgar, Iowa
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Always love the spa tub and pool after a long day at work. Everyone is so friendly and the breakfast is great!! I especially love the weekday special touch with a courtesy beverage and a snack when I arrive in the lobby area. Also- with Chilies right next door, I can park and not have to drive somewhere for supper....

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Not bad, really. Just not worth 4 or more stars. Lobby nice- decent areas to sit and chill. Room was plenty large so that's a plus. Breakfast was better than most similar hotels. Slowest toaster in the history of the world. Pool area was a bit funky- pool decent size, not deep. Hot tub switch didn't operate correctly which was...

Thank tvdirector
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We liked everything about this hotel. The price was reasonable, all areas were very clean, the parking spaces are wide so you don't bump another car getting luggage in and out. We loved the lodge decor and the office set up in our room. The breakfast was fresh. Everything worked in the fitness center and the pool setting was inviting...

Thank travelhappyj
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The good: Staff was very friendly at checkin. They had chips & salsa in the common area around 5:00. The woman at the front said they did this on weekdays. Plenty of breakfast options. Waffles, eggs with cheese & ham mixed in, fresh fruit, real oatmeal w/all the fixings... We had a poolside room. It's definitely a bit noisy, but...

Thank Michelle S
Bedford Iowa
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was a last minute choice, and I usually stay at two other places when in the area. This was an excellent choice. The price was right, they keep the property top notch clean, and the service was friendly, made you feel so welcome. They go out of their way to accommodate you any way they can. THe breakfast was...

Thank Joseph And Penn... G
Sarcoxie, Missouri
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was the first time we had stayed here and were well pleased. The front desk attendants were very friendly and very helpful. Our room had the North woods décor including four boat paddles on our wall. The room was large and the bed very comfortable. We used the hot tub and pool. The temperature of the pool was perfect....

Thank Rita W
West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Beautiful lodge with a northwest woods feel to enjoy an outstanding breakfast. Front desk superb, helpful in every respect. Rave reviews for the rooms. Location close to interstates yet set in an almost woodsy area. Highly recommend.

Thank pnttz

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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: $140 - $225 (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 are traveling with pets - make sure you tell them before checking in.”
 of 5 bubbles mtnwinegirl, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Have 4-5 poolside rooms. Little bit more on the cost though. Have to book it at time of order.”
 of 5 bubbles 774leek, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the last single bed room available and it had a jucuzzi, that was nice even though we did not have time to use it.”
 of 5 bubbles josephg653, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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