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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Des Moines West Clive

1390 Northwest 118th St
Clive, IA 50325
Phone: 1-515-221-9200
Fax: 1-515-221-0800

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NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.

The La Quinta Inn Des Moines is just minutes from a variety of fine restaurants, the shopping venues at Valley Junction and Jordan Creek Town Center, and the entertainment venues of downtown Des Moines. From here, visit such attractions as the Living History Museum and Advent...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Facilities Available
  • Guest Laundry Facilities
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Pets Welcome
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Yogurt
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Pastries
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
  • Floors: 4
  • Rooms: 99
  • Suites: 11
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming
  • Plug-and-Play TV feature makes it simple to connect electronics
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.5 of 5 stars  Location
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Value
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Nice Place"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 17, 2014
wstegeman | Shakopee, Minnesota
This hotel seems a little older, but is still nice. The pool is nice size and clean. The breakfast was good and staffed to keep it stocked and clean. The staff we met were friendly and the rooms clean.  
 
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"good service"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 15, 2014
Alice R | DesMoines, United States
The room was good, beds were fantastic, staff friendly and informative. 20 minutes from downtown DesMoines so if you need to be downtown might want to choose another hotel. No other LaQuinta's in area. I love LaQuinta brand hotels. Find them to be clean and fairly affordable.  
 
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"Friendly & Helpful"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 14, 2014
Kim W | Clive, United States
The desk clerk, Larry, was very helpful. Checked me in, made sure I had what I needed. Very personable. Thank you, Larry, for suggesting we eat at The Machine Shed. You made our trip and stay very pleasurable. Would definitely recommend this hotel to friends and family.  
 
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"Worn out"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 13, 2014
Eri B | Omaha, Nebraska
We stayed at this same LQ 10 years ago and had a great experience then from what in recall. I know that's a long time ago, but much has changed. The front desk staff was inconsistent. One person told us they didn't have the 2 rooms we booked as they were already full & we had already prepaid for thm. Then after she was corrected by another coworker she tried to charge us again for the rooms. All was resolved by the 2nd staff member who was helpful throughout the stay. No complaints about the pool/spa. It was your standard pool area but clean enough. The rooms have fairly new carpet with little to no stains in our two rooms. They walls were scratched and stained in many places-could use a fresh coat of paint. The windows had gaps at the bottom where you could see daylight through a 1" by 1.5" opening. This let in outside air and noise from interstate traffic. Also of the 4 rooms we saw on the 3rd floor all had sizeable gaps all along the side and either the top or bottoms. This also let in and out more than desireable amounts of noise and light. Also the walls seemed thin as we could hear does barking from 2 rooms away much of the night. Less than desirable 'breakfast' included cracked hard boiled eggs with black yokes and few other options unless you like waffles. We got a good price through priceline and the place was clean but very worn.  
 
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"Good, Restful Overnight Stay"
4 of 5 stars Reviewed Jul 8, 2014
JimandTim | Huntley, Illinois
This was our first time at a La Quinta. The front desk clerk was very friendly. Rooms were good size and clean. Quite rooms even being off two major interstates. Comfortable beds. Could use some paint, but all in all, I would at this hotel again. It's not the Ritz, but a good hotel for the price.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Des Moines Convention Center, 8 mi.
  • Salisbury House, 5 mi.
  • Science Center of Iowa, 8 mi.
  • Civic Center of Greater Des Moines, 8 mi.
  • Des Moines Botanical Center, 7 mi.
  • Living History Museum, 2 mi.
  • Iowa Events Center, 8 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Mercy Hospital, 8 mi.
  • Farm Bureau Insurance, .5 mi.
  • Camp Dodge, 5 mi.
  • Drake University, 8 mi.
  • Hyvee Corporation, .5 mi.
  • Iowa State University, 30 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Adventureland Amusement Park, 20 mi.
  • SEC Taylor Baseball Stadium, 7 mi.
  • Wells Fargo Arena, 8 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Cracker Barrel, .1 mi.
  • El Rodeo, .1 mi.
  • Cheddars, .3 mi.
  • Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, .5 mi.
  • Outback Steakhouse, .5 mi.
  • Boston's, .75 mi.
  • Numerous Restaurants Within 1 Mile, 1 mi.
  • Wendy's , 1 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Des Moines Art Center, 10 mi.
  • Valley Wet Mall, 1.5 mi.
  • Jordan Creek Town Center, 6 mi.
  • Prairie Meadows Casino, 20 mi.
Clive, IA
Local Time: 2:17 PM (Central)
Local Temperature: 76.3°F
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