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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible23%
22 Apr 2018
“Good, reasonably priced place to stay while passing through Story City.”
25 Nov 2017
“Not a good place to stay”
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

New owner/manager in January 2018. Probably would have not stayed there if we would have judge it from the outside but new owner is in the process of completely updating this older motel. Large rooms, new beds, new large flat screen TV, microwave and mini-fridge...More

Thank Al B
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

While the staff was very friendly this property is very run down and desperately needs a deep cleaning. Don’t believe the pictures on the website - they are misleading. The breakfast options were small and looked far from fresh, so we didn’t eat it. Will...More

Thank MariDSJ
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Came here after my husband's family reunion. This place is so disgusting. Every inch of this room is filthy. Not worth a single penny. The bathroom has hair all over it. I don't think the carpet has been cleaned or vacuumed. The walls are filthy....More

1  Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 5 July 2015

To be fair, we did not actually stay here. We stopped here before going to the Super 8 because we try to support local establishments rather than chains. However, after reading a few reviews of this place, I was concerned about the cleanliness of the...More

2  Thank Dani B
Reviewed 17 September 2013

Stayed here this past weekend to attend the ISU/Iowa Football game in Ames. Opted for this place because I grew up in the area and had great memories of this place (a long, long time ago). Let me start by saying that I do not...More

9  Thank Ann M
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"Some areas are still being worked on. Do not judge from the outside of the motel because the new owner is..."
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"If you absolutely have to stay here, ask for a room on the wing opposite the restaurant."
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