Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East

3225 Adventureland Dr., Altoona, IA 50009 United States (USA) near Exit 142b a on I-80 (~0.2mi)
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41.6603932 -93.4976525
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2.5/5

Based on 93 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • 116 rooms in property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Group score of 7.5/10

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Check Rates Deluxe Room 1 Double Bed Refrigerator and Microwave
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Check Rates Deluxe Room 1 Queen Bed Accessible
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Check Rates King Room Disability Accessible
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Local Attractions

Drake University (9 miles), Des Moines Art Center (11 miles), Science Center of Iowa (11 miles), Terrace Hill - Governors Mansion (9 miles), Polk County Convention Complex (8 miles), Iowa State Fairgrounds (5 miles), SEC Taylor Stadium (8 miles), Adventureland Park, Iowa State Capitol (7 miles), Restaurants

Verified Reviews of Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Okay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Was too pricey for no shampoos coffee in room no breakfast. Will stay elsewhere next time.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Jan-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Jan 05 to Fri Jan 06 2023 at a $83.99 average nightly rate.
"Not the best."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Everything was Okay except the pool wasn't open and the tub wouldn't hold water. Beds weren't very comfortable. Feel like I paid full price when half the stuff was working.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Dec-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Dec 09 to Sat Dec 10 2022 at a $71.99 average nightly rate.
"Unsafe and not family friendly."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
When my family got there there was no one at the front desk I had to hunt for one when we got in the room there was small pillows no bathroom stuff like shampoo or conditioner but half a roll of toilet paper when I took a shower dust fall on me after I got out when my wife was using the toilet the bathroom door refused to close someone seen my wife nude and I had the door open outside my room not knowing there was broken pallets and nails broken metal my son almost trip on it the pool is not working the Internet did not work most of the time also told me the place is under repairs to restore if this is the reson why not shut down the place untell it's all done the beds also move and my wife hit her leg on the bed because it moves because of this it not kid or family place to stay if you want to have a nice place pay more at a better place.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
13-Sep-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 09 to Sun Sep 11 2022 at a $77.39 average nightly rate.
"Poor Experience"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
Motel was a mess; under construction and tons of crap laying around the outside of the buildings. Pool wasn't open. People were openly smoking marijuana right by the entrance. The hallways smelled like smoke. Didn't feven feel safe in the parking lot. I would never stay there again!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 10 to Sun Sep 12 2021 at a $69.99 average nightly rate.
"Room was nice and clean and conviently located."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Worked Well
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
28-Aug-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Aug 25 to Thu Aug 26 2021 at a $69.99 average nightly rate.
"Worst experience ever."
Overall Score1.0/ 5
It smelled and there was cockroaches we left and have asked for a refund.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
24-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jul 20 to Wed Jul 21 2021 at a $81.99 average nightly rate.
"Understaffed"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
This is not a place if your on a family vacation. I would not recommend again. There were abandoned cars in parking lot. It looks like they started renovating and stopped. Mold around edges of tub. Furniture needs updating.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
05-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Jun 27 to Sat Jul 03 2021 at a $59.77 average nightly rate.
"Disaster"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Was a horrible experience.
(Group coordinator, booked 2 rooms), from US flag
21-Mar-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Mar 20 to Sun Mar 21 2021 at a $64.99 average nightly rate.
2.5 out of 5. Based on 93 guest reviews

Property Description

Motel 6 is closest motel to Adventureland & Water Park and Prairie Meadows Race Track. Casino offers free shuttle on varied schedule. Great indoor pool & secluded courtyard. Select modern rooms offer micro-fridge. Enterance to motel thru Flying J.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 15:00
Check Out: 12:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 2
Rooms: 116
Non Smoking Rooms: 93
Handicap Rooms: 5
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms: 0
Policies / Expenses
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Handicap accessible
  • Pets allowed
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Airport & Shuttle Information

Des Moines Intl Airport (13 miles)

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

About Motel 6

  • Economy hotel brand and the largest in the US and Canada
  • Pets are welcome
  • Free daily morning coffee, expanded cable, and free local phone calls
  • Each guestroom comes with a full kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, stovetop, and cooking utensils
  • Guest laundry service
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi for $4.95

The Motel 6 highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Motel 6, Motel 6 E Des Moines Altoona Ia

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FAQs about Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East

What time is check in?

Check in time is 15:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East have?

There are 116 rooms in the property.

Can I get a AAA rate at Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at Motel 6 Altoona Ia Des Moines East?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property..

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