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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
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10 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Came here after my husband's family reunion. This place is so disgusting. Every inch of this room is filthy. Not worth a single penny. The bathroom has hair all over it. I don't think the carpet has been cleaned or vacuumed. The walls are filthy. We booked this room because family was staying here being on a tight budget. Man... More 

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

To be fair, we did not actually stay here. We stopped here before going to the Super 8 because we try to support local establishments rather than chains. However, after reading a few reviews of this place, I was concerned about the cleanliness of the rooms. My husband asked if we could see a room prior to deciding on whether... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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149 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Stayed here this past weekend to attend the ISU/Iowa Football game in Ames. Opted for this place because I grew up in the area and had great memories of this place (a long, long time ago). Let me start by saying that I do not require fancy hotels, so that was not what I was looking for. I understood this... More 

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Iowa
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65 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2013

While this older facility is not outstanding in amenities, it offers exactly what it is supposed to---- a good night's sleep. What sets it apart is the great service provided by Mike and Kirti, the on-site owners. With prior approval they had agreed that I could leave my vehicle in their parking lot for a couple of extra days while... More 

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2 Thank Iowegian9
Cassville, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2012

I have stayed at the Viking for over 30 years. It is very clean and an excellent value. My last few years have been hunting trips and they welcome pets and have a great exercise area in the back. The staff is super nice and always remember you when you return. The breakfast is fine. Nice to have coffee and... More 

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1 Thank Mike S
Iowa
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205 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This Hotel has pleasantness and cleanliness written all over it. To the people complaining about a missing topsheet: It is clear, that you have never been in a top Hotel or a Top cruise ship ! They all use down comforters. The cover over the down comforter is changed with every guest and is a lot classier then a topsheet... More 

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mn
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44 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Stayed here once --the place is in dire need of updating. Rooms are large but appear to be vintage 1960's. There are good places to eat nearby but that was a bout the only plus. Would stay again only if nothing else was available

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confused_tripper
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Rooms are cheap and basic but Mike the manager is eager to please. We had spent 9 hrs in the car and just wanted to crash. the rooms were decent and reasonably priced. Mike is a real character and loves cricket and Aussies and nothing was too much trouble. $49 bucks a night with a continental breakfast thrown in is... More 

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Minnesota
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2011

We decided to try this Motel because it was $13 less than the national chain motel that we had stayed in previously. The only complaint that I have is that there was no top sheet. Instead there was just a comforter which got a little to warm. Other than that, the room was clean, the staff friendly and they had... More 

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Oskaloosa,IA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2010

Not a good value.‎‎ I am not sure which motel the other reviewer was in but they were not in this one. Based on the apparently "padded" review I decided to skip the national chain motels in the area for this one. It was roughly $18 cheaper but not worth the savings. The rooms are dated and the bed did... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Viking Hotel

Address: 1520 Broad Street, Story City, IA 50248
Region: United States > Iowa > Story City
Price Range: $88 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Viking Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“If you absolutely have to stay here, ask for a room on the wing opposite the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles iamathew, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Central location for office and breakfast room. All rooms are very well located.”
 of 5 bubbles 309MikeS, 8 Nov 2012 | Read review
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