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Wildwood Lodge

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I surprised my daughters with an impromptu stay at Wildwood. It was so clean, welcoming and quiet. We enjoyed the pool, even though it was a little cooler than I like. The breakfast had a good selection and was hot and fresh.

Thank Clarissa B
Pahrump, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The staff at the Wildwood Lodge is friendly and welcoming. It is decorated in a woodsy outdoor lodge motif. The lobby is very inviting. There are comfortable sofas and chairs in front of the fireplace. There are several restaurants within an easy walking distance including Chilis, Mi Mexico, Woovly Boots, Baker's Square, and McDonald's. The Lodge also serves a breakfast...

Thank Cherie P
Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Always love staying at the Wildwood Lodge! Staff is very friendly and helpful! Room was very comfortable - only issue was that the air conditioner was challenging to regulate. Room was either too cold or too warm. The breakfast was wonderful with a lot of choices! Looking forward to my next stay!

Thank GigiLyn
Rockport, Texas
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We travelled to Iowa to bike the High Trestle Trail. Our plan was to relax in a hotel when we were not actually riding. The Wildwood Lodge is situated in a quiet, tranquil setting in an urban area. The first thing we noticed was that the parking spots were larger than normal. The front desk person could not have been...

Thank rdna5
Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We wanted to try something different than the chain hotels in the area so we came to the Wildwood for a stopover. Its decorated in a woodsy outdoor lodge motif with a nice lobby to sit and relax in. Tons of comfy chairs and sofas by the fireplace. They have a nice free breakfast in this lobby area with biscuits/gravy,...

Thank ISPmotor
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We spend two nights here. The lobby was interesting. Decor thru out was a little outdated and strange for a city maybe in the mountains. When checking in the room we were given was to be nonsmoking. It reeked of smoke so that are eyes watered when we opened the door. They did give us another room however it had...

1Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A good place to stay. Lobby was nice area just to hang out in, play cards or games (since there was 8 of us) Coffee/tea was always on. Staff was great...friendly and helpful. Hotel was clean and the beds were comfy!

Thank MAK20
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Older furniture, fixtures, and room decor, however the rooms were very clean. We always move the arm chair in hotels to put our pack n play in the corner and this was the first one that we didn't find some sort of mess under the chair. Entire facility is dated but it was an excellent value for our two families....

Thank Brittany O
Saint Ansgar, Iowa
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Always love the spa tub and pool after a long day at work. Everyone is so friendly and the breakfast is great!! I especially love the weekday special touch with a courtesy beverage and a snack when I arrive in the lobby area. Also- with Chilies right next door, I can park and not have to drive somewhere for supper....

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Not bad, really. Just not worth 4 or more stars. Lobby nice- decent areas to sit and chill. Room was plenty large so that's a plus. Breakfast was better than most similar hotels. Slowest toaster in the history of the world. Pool area was a bit funky- pool decent size, not deep. Hot tub switch didn't operate correctly which was...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Wildwood Lodge Clive, a unique lodging experience, conveniently located in West Des Moines at University Avenue exit off Interstate 80/35. The Wildwood Lodge features indoor pool with a raised spa and a waterfall, all beneath a beautiful three-story atrium. No matter the reason for your visit, you will enjoy choosing from an extensive variety of room types. Thanks to our great staff and beautiful space, our hotel is a popular destination for family reunions, wedding groups and sports teams. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wildwood Lodge

Address: 11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA 50325
Region: United States > Iowa > Clive
Price Range: $134 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wildwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 104
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“Our room was right around the corner from the elevator and our room was quiet. Normally a room by an elevator is so noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles mbztoy2, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are traveling with pets - make sure you tell them before checking in.”
 of 5 bubbles mtnwinegirl, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Have 4-5 poolside rooms. Little bit more on the cost though. Have to book it at time of order.”
 of 5 bubbles 774leek, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had the last single bed room available and it had a jucuzzi, that was nice even though we did not have time to use it.”
 of 5 bubbles 688pennyg, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you need a refrigerator, request one when you make your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles rdna5, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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