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Econo Lodge Ankeny Des Moines

2602 SE Creekview Drive, Ankeny, IA 50021 US near Exit 90 on I-35 (~0.2mi)
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property Near Des Moines Area Community College
Choice Hotels Announces Commitment To Clean Initiative: Guests may experience a growing variety of new and improved protocols, products and communications, some of which are already in place, to promote health and safety, including; Heightened cleaning protocols for high-traffic areas, Changes in breakfast offerings, Housekeeping "on-demand" option, Hand sanitizing stations, Enhancements to help facilitate contactless check-in and check-out, Personal protective equipment for hotel staff Read More
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4.0/5

Based on 349 guest reviews

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  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
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12/04/2021 - 12/05/2021
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Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge Ankeny Des Moines

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Would go back!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
From the front desk clerk’s attitude when we entered, to the same person when we left, we were very happy with this hotel stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 04 to Sun Jun 06 2021 at a $111.49 average nightly rate.
"Great Overnight"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great stay for a late arrival!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Dec-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Dec 23 to Thu Dec 24 2020 at a $77.99 average nightly rate.
"Great Experience"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Staff was excellent, hotel was clean, room was updated to current style. Dog friendly at a decent price.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
21-Nov-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Nov 13 to Sat Nov 14 2020 at a $95.99 average nightly rate.
"Wish the continental breakfast was better but comfortable rooms."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Wish the continental breakfast was better but I understand because of the Virus staff need to be safe. Hopefully things will go back to how things were before soon. Room is very comfortable.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Sep-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 26 to Mon Sep 28 2020 at a $75.64 average nightly rate.
"Good"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
This has been very convenient for us for our appointments to the Mayo Clinic. It is unfortunate that no maid service was available during the coronavirus pandemic. However, the desk operators were very helpful in supplying us with whatever we needed.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-May-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Wed May 13 to Thu May 14 2020 at a $80.99 average nightly rate.
"Good place to stay."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very helpful clerk. Good to know the room had been sanitized and no one had been in it for two days. Good plan.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-May-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat May 09 to Sun May 10 2020 at a $76.50 average nightly rate.
"Room Review"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Very comfortable beds and nice clean bathroom. Although there were cobwebs hanging on the walls and dirt on table in room.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Mar-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Mar 28 to Sun Mar 29 2020 at a $100.21 average nightly rate.
"Friendly"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Everyone was friendly and very convenient location.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 21 to Sun Jun 23 2019 at a $108.00 average nightly rate.
"Excellent location and a nice clean hotel!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
I needed a no frills, clean hotel for a one night stay at a conference for work. The Comfort Inn is clean and well kept and was within two miles of my conference. The rate I received was also very reasonable. I would stay there again if I come back to Ankeny area.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-May-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Wed May 15 to Thu May 16 2019 at a $89.99 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

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Very Good

Summary of 152 verified reviews

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Rated 86/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Awesome rooms and service in a great location. Great pool."

Location

98/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

94/100
47 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Value

90/100
13 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

88/100
27 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

84/100
27 reviews

"Comfortable, quiet rooms with great beds."

Pool

83/100
8 reviews

"Great pool."

Amenities

80/100
9 reviews

"Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable."

Room

72/100
42 reviews

"Excellent rooms with wonderful beds." Poor bathrooms and substandard room maintenance.

Cleanliness

70/100
34 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from families.

"Clean. Fantastic service."

Service

94/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

87/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

79/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Amenities

77/100
5 reviews

"Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable."

Cleanliness

67/100
8 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

60/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great location. Comfortable beds."

Service

95/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

89/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

83/100
6 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

65/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 83/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Awesome rooms and service in a great location. Great pool."

Location

98/100
15 reviews

"Great location."

Service

94/100
47 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Value

90/100
13 reviews

"Best value for money."

Breakfast

88/100
27 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

84/100
27 reviews

"Comfortable, quiet rooms with great beds."

Pool

83/100
8 reviews

"Great pool."

Amenities

80/100
9 reviews

"Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable."

Room

72/100
42 reviews

"Excellent rooms with wonderful beds." Poor bathrooms and substandard room maintenance.

Cleanliness

70/100
34 reviews

"Clean hotel facilities."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from families.

"Clean. Fantastic service."

Service

94/100
8 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

87/100
5 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

79/100
5 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Amenities

77/100
5 reviews

"Good amenities and hotel building is acceptable."

Cleanliness

67/100
8 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

60/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Comfortable beds. Great location."

Service

95/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

89/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

83/100
6 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

65/100
6 reviews

"Room is all right."

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Property Description

Located in Ankeny, Econo Lodge Ankeny - Des Moines is a 3-minute drive from Des Moines Area Community College and 5 minutes from Woodland Hills Golf Course. This hotel is 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from Margo Frankel Woods State Park and 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Otter Creek Golf Course.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.

Make yourself at home in one of the 56 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Des Moines Area Community College - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Woodland Hills Golf Course - 5.8 km / 3.6 mi
Margo Frankel Woods State Park - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Otter Creek Golf Course - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
John Deere Des Moines Works Tours - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Ankeny Art Center - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Grand View Golf Course - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
UnityPoint Health - Iowa Lutheran Hospital - 14.6 km / 9.1 mi
Iowa State Capitol Building - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Iowa Gold Star Military Museum - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Outlets of Des Moines - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Adventureland - 15 km / 9.3 mi
State Historical Society of Iowa Museum - 15.2 km / 9.4 mi
Sky Glider East - 15.4 km / 9.6 mi
Iowa State Fairgrounds - 15.5 km / 9.6 mi

The preferred airport for Econo Lodge Ankeny - Des Moines is Des Moines International Airport (DSM) - 24.3 km / 15.1 mi

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.

Enjoy the recreation opportunities such as an indoor pool or make use of other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Indoor pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Free breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Total number of rooms - 56
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • In-room accessibility
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel

Airport & Shuttle Information

Local Taxi Service 0.0m/0.0km W Greyhound Bus Station 8.0m/12.9km W Des Moines Airport 20.0m/32.2km S AMTRAK Train Station 50.0m/80.4km

Local Shuttle Info: None

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Pet maximum weight in lb is 20

Pet maximum weight in kg is 9

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets allowed

$25.0 fee under 20 pounds

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and masks are required in public areas.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Social distancing measures are in place

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

Masks are compulsory at the property

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Essential Workers Only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Econo Lodge

  • Easy Starts continental breakfast
  • Offer special promotions and advance purchase deals
  • Free high-speed internet and premium movie channel
  • Convenient locations close to major roads and highways

The Econo Lodge highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Econo Lodge Ankeny - Des Moines

Rate fluctuations of Econo Lodge Ankeny - Des Moines

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group quotes and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group bid was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 22.7% in July 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $147 in the month of July 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Econo Lodge Ankeny - Des Moines in a month when rates are lower.

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