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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Has good service only problem was during check in when i had to give the man my confirmation number because he couldnt find me on the reservation list. Once he had the number that i gave to him though he was able to locate my name right away.

Thank 403callieg
des moines, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I needed a place to throw an awards party for my Cub Scouts where they could swim. The employees at American Inn bent over backwards to make it happen for me. My scouts had a great time swimming and playing.

Thank Phil J
AmericInn-Grimes-GM, Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes, responded to this review

Dear Phil, We love our Cub Scouts and it is always a pleasure for the staff to be able assist them in anyway we can! We understand how important their achievements are, being recognized for their successes is so important to them continuing. We are so happy to be part of that process. Thank you for choosing the AmericInn. Sincerely,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A few little tweaks and this would have been an above average review. Upon receiving our room, we noted that the alarm clock was not working, it was reasonably functional after moving to a different outlet, but the battery latch was missing on bottom of clock, so battery was just hanging.. duct tape would be an easy fix :). Message...

Thank Q8008PFdenisew
AmericInn-Grimes-GM, Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes, responded to this review

Thank you for you review, Please know your feedback is very important to us, and we will use it to to make every guest experience the best it can be. I sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you experience during you stay. I hope you will stay with us the next time you are in town so we might make it...

Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had my daughters 6th birthday here and I couldn't be more happy! We left the party room with confetti all over and when I offered to vacuum they said they had no problem doing it and also helped me with all the other cleaning. It was very reasonably priced, the staff was super helpful with everything and breakfast the...

Thank S3133VAjessicab
Willard, Utah
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed over one night in this comfy hotel. I really liked the Lodge feel. This is a very clean and quiet area but I walked a half a block to grocery store and then to McDonalds. There is a bar but didn't go in it. I used the pool and there was a man giving private swim lessons there....

Thank mary j g
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is a nice, quiet and safe area. Parking is a bit limited but I've always got a parking spot even when getting in late. Clean room and smelled great. This is an above average hotel. Good breakfast. I recommend staying here.

Thank Gary F
AmericInn-Grimes-GM, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes, responded to this review

Dear Gary, Thank you for giving us a 5-star review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and would recommend us to others, I sincerely hope we get the pleasure of serving you and your family again in the future, We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Teena Carney

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in this motel last weekend (Friday and Saturday nights). Upon check-in, the first room we were assigned smelled like smoke. The desk clerk quickly apologized and booked us into another room down the hall. Thankfully, it did not smell! Pros: Clean rooms, friendly and helpful staff, although apparently fully booked due to a wedding party,...

Thank Van H
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We were very impressed with this hotel. Much nicer than we were expecting for the pride. Staff was friendly and helpful, room was clean and comfortable. Pool and hot tub were clean and stayed open late so we were able to enjoy them after our planned activities. We will definitely stay here again the next time we are in the...

Thank 843loriw
AmericInn-Grimes-GM, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful comments about our hotel and our team members. Those were very kind words and I will make a point of sharing them with everyone. We look forward to being of service in the future. Sincerely, Teena Carney

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The room was clean and comfortable. All staff members were extremely inviting and friendly. Our entire softball team stayed for World Series and the front desk was so helpful the entire week. If we are ever in Iowa again we will not stay anywhere else.

Thank s0ftballm0m33
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in over a thousand hotels in my lifetime and I can honestly say that this place takes the title of the un cleanest. Where shall I begin? Mold in the shower, bugs in the bed, old food in the refrigerator... Front desk refused refund!

Thank Riseup16
AmericInn-Grimes-GM, General Manager at AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes, responded to this review

Dear Riseup16, I would like to thank you for taking the time to submit this review. Feedback is crucial to our sucess. I'd also like to offer my sincerest apologies for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay with us. I hope you will give us another chance when your travels bring you back to the Des Moines area so...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes

Address: 251 SE Gateway Dr, Grimes, IA 50111-4751
Region: United States > Iowa > Grimes
Price Range: $146 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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“Make sure your room is on the ground floor if you dont like stairs. No elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles cdjtmj1977, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Not many rooms available as it only has two floors, but that's why we like it!”
 of 5 bubbles Kremster898, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Families with young athletes -- this is affordable, and there's a Mickey D's within walking distance! Pool too.”
 of 5 bubbles billw168, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We always ask for ground floor and not handicapped. We find handicap rooms have limited counter space.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesP757, 1 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There is not an elevator, so if that is an issue, get a main floor room. We like the upstairs two-room suites.”
 of 5 bubbles djfiowa, 30 Dec 2013 | Read review
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