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Colfax Inn

1402 N Walnut St, Colfax, IA 50054 US near Exit 155 on I-80 (~0.2mi)
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property In a rural location
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  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self parking
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09/26/2022 - 09/27/2022
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Verified Reviews of Colfax Inn

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"It shouldn't be in business."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
no pool in service, no elevator working, no snacks in snack machine, no ice machine working cause it's on the 2nd floor that doesn't have electricity and smells like urine.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Aug-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jul 23 to Sun Jul 24 2022 at a $91.99 average nightly rate.
"Appropriate room for price."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Room not ready at 3pm. Clean but shower head broken. No blanket but air could be adjusted sdequately. Some language difficulty. No coffee in lobby or room.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Aug-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Aug 05 to Sat Aug 06 2022 at a $63.99 average nightly rate.
"Hotel Colfax Inn Colfax Iowa."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
It's a dump and should not be in service, elevator out of service, pool out of service, snack machine empty, dirty toilet and they were closed from February 2022 to June 2022 for violations and the whole 2nd floor is not stayable, stinks like urine and nothing works. charged us 30 extra to checkin early when we saw the room was ready and refused to give a receipt. Called police on them after getting into confrontation with worker and she got us our receipt but left and he refused to reimburse me. should not be in service for anyone.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jul 23 to Sun Jul 24 2022 at a $91.99 average nightly rate.
"Experience at Colfax Inn ,Iowa."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
In 60 years,Absolutely the most horrible place we have ever stayed in.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jul 23 to Mon Jul 25 2022 at a $105.99 average nightly rate.
"An dirty pity scummy smelly scammy hotel."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
It was terrible, no elevator, pool didn't work, nothing in snack machine, toilet dirty, no phone in room, charged us $30 to check in early when we saw that the room was ready, asked us personal questions, called the police on them and they put someone on the second floor when it is not livable smelled like urine no air or TV and people didn't have TV or air in their room and a couple were locked out of the building cause they do not answer their phone and we called the police and did not stay at the hotel left about 10PM. Called Better Business B and contacted the Attorney General Office and reported them. They need shut down.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Jul-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jul 23 to Sun Jul 24 2022 at a $91.99 average nightly rate.

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Rated 50/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Located near shopping areas. Inadequate rooms with subpar service. Pool should be renewed.

Location

93/100
8 reviews

Great location.

Value

48/100
21 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

37/100
38 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Large rooms without much noise.

Service

34/100
45 reviews

Complaints about reception and the friendliness of staff. Management should be more attentive.

Room

32/100
73 reviews

Rooms need more cleaning and maintenance, with poorly rated minibars. Spacious rooms with subpar beds and A/C. Some guests complained about bathroom cleanliness; kitchenettes, furniture and TV's are not great. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

23/100
47 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

23/100
24 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Amenities

6/100
24 reviews

Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area. Elevator in need of updating.

Pool

0/100
11 reviews

Pool should be renewed.

Rated 40/100 based on reviews from families.

Service

34/100
7 reviews

Service could be improved.

Room

24/100
8 reviews

Rooms need regular maintenance.

Cleanliness

20/100
7 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Amenities

5/100
5 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 34/100 based on reviews from couples.

Comfort

39/100
7 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

Room

30/100
8 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms, badly rated bathrooms and beds.

Cleanliness

23/100
5 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Rated 47/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

Room

25/100
5 reviews

Room needs to be improved.

Rated 47/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

Located near shopping areas. Inadequate rooms with subpar service. Pool should be renewed.

Location

93/100
8 reviews

Great location.

Value

48/100
21 reviews

Value for money could be better.

Comfort

37/100
38 reviews

Generally poor comfort, particularly the beds, and A/C is lacking. Large rooms without much noise.

Service

34/100
45 reviews

Complaints about reception and the friendliness of staff. Management should be more attentive.

Room

32/100
73 reviews

Rooms need more cleaning and maintenance, with poorly rated minibars. Spacious rooms with subpar beds and A/C. Some guests complained about bathroom cleanliness; kitchenettes, furniture and TV's are not great. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

23/100
47 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy. Hotel facilities could use a good clean.

Breakfast

23/100
24 reviews

Breakfast can be improved.

Amenities

6/100
24 reviews

Poorly reviewed buildings and an uninspiring entrance area. Elevator in need of updating.

Pool

0/100
11 reviews

Pool should be renewed.

Rated 40/100 based on reviews from families.

Service

34/100
7 reviews

Service could be improved.

Room

24/100
8 reviews

Rooms need regular maintenance.

Cleanliness

20/100
7 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

Amenities

5/100
5 reviews

Hotel buildings could use some improvement.

Rated 34/100 based on reviews from couples.

Comfort

39/100
7 reviews

Not very comfortable, with poor beds.

Room

30/100
8 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms, badly rated bathrooms and beds.

Cleanliness

23/100
5 reviews

Could use a good cleaning.

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Property Description

With a stay at Colfax Inn in Colfax, you'll be 14.1 mi (22.8 km) from Adventureland and 20.2 mi (32.4 km) from Iowa State Fairgrounds. This hotel is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from Wells Fargo Arena.

Make yourself at home in one of the 60 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include complimentary weekday newspapers and coffee/tea makers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge - 19.8 km / 12.3 mi
Haunting at Farrar - 20.6 km / 12.8 mi
Adventureland - 22.8 km / 14.1 mi
Iowa Speedway - 23.2 km / 14.4 mi
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino - 23.3 km / 14.5 mi
Outlets of Des Moines - 23.4 km / 14.5 mi
Lake Red Rock - 28.1 km / 17.4 mi
Grand View Golf Course - 28.9 km / 18 mi
Toad Valley Golf Course - 29.8 km / 18.5 mi
Iowa State Fairgrounds - 32.4 km / 20.2 mi
Copper Creek Golf Course - 32.5 km / 20.2 mi
Sky Glider East - 32.5 km / 20.2 mi
Sleepy Hollow Sports Park - 33.8 km / 21 mi
Des Moines Area Community College - 36.3 km / 22.5 mi
Iowa State Capitol Building - 36.7 km / 22.8 mi

The nearest major airport is Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 46.3 km / 28.8 mi

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.

This hotel has 4 floors in 1 building and offers designated smoking areas.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2002
  • Total number of rooms - 60
  • Number of floors - 4
    • Safe-deposit box at front desk
    • In-room accessibility
    • Coffee/tea in common areas
    • Laundry facilities
    • Accessible bathroom
    • Elevator
    • Free self parking
    • Computer station

    Airport & Shuttle Information

    Des Moines International Airport. Located approximately 40 minutes southwest of hotel.

    Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

    Pet Friendly?

    Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

    Maximum number of pets per room 2

    Pets allowed

    Misc Fees / Policies

    • Pet fee: USD 10 per night (maximum USD 250 per stay)
    • Late check-out fee: USD 10.00 (subject to availability)
    • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
    • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
    • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
    • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
    • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
    • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

    Cleaning Policies

    Property is cleaned with disinfectant

    Staff wears personal protective equipment

    Protective clothing is available to guests

    Masks are available to guests

    Gloves are available to guests

    Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

    Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

    Social distancing measures are in place

    Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

    Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

    Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

    Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

    Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

    Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

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