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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)
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2.0 Star Property Near Des Moines Area Community College
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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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01/17/2022 - 01/18/2022
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Verified Reviews of Econo Lodge Ankeny Des Moines

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very clean and breakfast was amazing!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
I would highly recommend!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
14-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Oct 11 to Tue Oct 12 2021 at a $62.99 average nightly rate.
"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

85
Very Good

Summary of 212 verified reviews

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Rated 85/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to parking areas."

Location

91/100
21 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability."

Value

89/100
16 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

87/100
55 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Breakfast

84/100
33 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

82/100
34 reviews

"Comfortable, quiet rooms with great beds."

Cleanliness

69/100
44 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Room

69/100
57 reviews

"Great beds, but only decently clean and poorly maintained rooms with bad bathrooms."

Amenities

67/100
10 reviews

"Average hotel building."

Pool

63/100
10 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from families.

"Comfortable beds. Very comfortable."

Value

88/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

86/100
9 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

84/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

76/100
8 reviews

"Very comfortable with alright beds."

Amenities

67/100
5 reviews

"Average hotel building."

Cleanliness

64/100
10 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

55/100
10 reviews

"Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard."

Rated 87/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Great location. Friendly service."

Service

85/100
5 reviews

"Friendly service."

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Very comfortable. Friendly service."

Service

89/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

84/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

81/100
7 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

64/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good budget hotel. Close to parking areas."

Location

91/100
21 reviews

"Great location with good parking availability."

Value

89/100
16 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

87/100
55 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Breakfast

84/100
33 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

82/100
34 reviews

"Comfortable, quiet rooms with great beds."

Cleanliness

69/100
44 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities."

Room

69/100
57 reviews

"Great beds, but only decently clean and poorly maintained rooms with bad bathrooms."

Amenities

67/100
10 reviews

"Average hotel building."

Pool

63/100
10 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from families.

"Comfortable beds. Fantastic service."

Value

88/100
5 reviews

"Best value for money."

Service

86/100
9 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Breakfast

84/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

76/100
8 reviews

"Very comfortable with alright beds."

Amenities

67/100
5 reviews

"Average hotel building."

Cleanliness

64/100
10 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

55/100
10 reviews

"Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Friendly service. Very comfortable."

Service

89/100
6 reviews

"Friendly service."

Breakfast

84/100
6 reviews

"Tasty breakfast."

Comfort

81/100
7 reviews

"Very comfortable."

Room

64/100
7 reviews

"Room is all right."

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Property Description

Located in Ankeny, Econo Lodge Ankeny - Des Moines is within a 15-minute drive of Outlets of Des Moines and Wells Fargo Arena. This hotel is 9.3 mi (15 km) from Adventureland and 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from Iowa State Fairgrounds.

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
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Free breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Smoke-free property
  • Total number of rooms - 56
  • Professional property host/manager
  • 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.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Pets not allowed

$25.0 fee under 20 pounds

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

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