Valley West Inn - West Des Moines

3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, United States, 50266  show map
 2 stars
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Valley West Inn - West Des Moines

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Valley West Inn is a 2-star property situated about 4.5 km from Des Moines Area Community Clg, Valley Junction and Des Moines Art Center. The hotel opened its doors in 1981 and was remodeled in 2012.

The venue is 4 km away from the city center.

Valley West Inn can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Des Moines International airport.

Rooms

Guests at Valley West Inn are accommodated in rooms with cable TV, a microwave, a writing desk, an iron with ironing board and complimentary Wi-Fi. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the Penalty Box Sports bar to relax with a drink. Offering Italian meals, Olive Garden lies in a shopping area, just 150 meters from the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Guests can make use of dry cleaning, 24-hour security and room service as well as a storage room, a safe deposit box and a car park.

Relax

Valley West Inn delights guests with a spa center and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   137.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Barbeque grills
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Valley West Inn - West Des Moines West Des Moines location
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Hotel Address:

3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, United States, 50266

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City Center
  • West Des Moines
    4.0 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Valley West Diner (cuisine: American)
    80 m
  • Panda Express
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    137

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How to reach hotel

hotel Valley West Inn - West Des Moines West Des Moines location
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Hotel Address:

3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, United States, 50266

Get directions
City Center
  • West Des Moines
    4.0 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Valley West Diner (cuisine: American)
    80 m
  • Panda Express
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    137

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center - 3.9 km

Amusement

  • Loco Joe's Nickel Arcade - 1.3 km

Historical sites

  • Historic Jordan House - 4.1 km

Museums

  • Jordan House Museum - 4.1 km
  • Sunburst Lady Doll Museum - 4.3 km

Halls

  • Eddie Davis Community Ctr - 3.7 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Simpson College - 200 m
  • William Penn University - 900 m
  • Viterbo University - 1.4 km
  • University of Northern Iowa - 1.9 km
  • West Lakes Ctr-Pro Development - 2.9 km
  • Upper Iowa University - 3.7 km

Local attractions

  • Jordan House - 4.2 km
    2001 Fuller Road, West Des Moines
  • Des Moines Art Center - 6.0 km
    4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines
  • Terrace Hill - 8.7 km
    2300 Grand Ave., Des Moines
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park - 6.0 km
    1400 Grand Ave, Des Moines
  • Salisbury House - 7.0 km
    4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines

Restaurants nearby

  • Valley West Diner - 80 m

    Address: 3535 Westown Pkwy
    Phone: (515) 222-3131

    Cuisine: American

  • Olive Garden - 140 m

    Address: 3600 Westown Pkwy
    Phone: (515) 224-0824

    54% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 26

  • West Des Moines - 300 m

    Address: 1800 35th Street
    Phone: (515) 225-3784

    76% likes this, based on 4 reviews

  • Panda Express - 80 m

    Address: 1551 Valley West Dr
    Phone: (515) 457-9393

  • Red Lobster - 290 m

    Address: 3838 Westown Pkwy
    Phone: 515-226-2150

    72% likes this, based on 61 reviews
    Price Range: CAD 27 - CAD 39

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    137
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Valley West Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Valley West Inn

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 23 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    9.4

    Bed was comfortable and rool was clean.

    Adjoing door to the room next door. It was too easy to hear the people next door and it became somewhat annoying.

  • Family with children
    9.4

    The rooms were very clean. The bedding was the new style - down comporter with a sheet under and on top of the comforter. The beds had pillow tops that were wonderful.

    We arrived at 3:30 and even though the check-in was 3pm, we were told our room was not ready. The hallways were dingy and the entrance doors no longer locked shut.

  • Single
    10.0

    I liked how cheap it was and a very nice, comfortable environment.

    I didn't like that the back door was not locked.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The service was excellent - we stayed coming and going (two nights - a week apart) because we were impressed with our room and the rates and the great service, particularly by the night clerk, a young woman who just graduated from college. We liked the pool area, the proximity to restaurants and highways, and the morning coffee.

    The fan in our bathroom on our second night was loud and obnoxious. Please fix.

  • Older travelers
    8.4

    The location; about ten minutes away from my brother's house. Also the diner!

  • Single
    8.8

    The lady in the diner was very accommodating when I appeared and asked if they had some type of candy. I bought two of the cookies, and they were excellent.

    The front desk help were not very friendly both when I checked in and out. A smile, a welcome, and a thank you would have been appreciated.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    location, Diner, big rooms

    Adam at front desk was not hospitable at all. Whirlpool/Hot tub did not work. It took 15 minutes to get hot water to our shower- which is not acceptable.

  • Family with children
    3.8

    The online website said there was a hotub and come to find out there was not. The water in the shower was freezing cold and took at least 15 minutes to warm up. The above ceiling vent in the bathroom was half on the ceiling, off not and made a horrific sound when turned on. Finding our room was like running through a maze. One of the lamps had no lightbulb in it. Never again will we stay at this hotel!

  • Single
    8.4

    It was super easy to find, and the staff was very friendly.

    The walls were paper-thin. I could hear conversations in the hallway very clearly. The room was dated, but clean.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Convenience and cleanliness of rooms.

    I wasn't able to get WIFI and desk agent could not help me. Discovered the password when I checked out at front desk. Night desk didn't know to look on key card. That was frustrating.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    The staff members were very helpful and cheerful.

    The hotel was sort of run down and didn't smell very well. We were told that the side door would be locked - that a key would be needed for entry, however that was not the case. There were people sort of "hanging out" by the door, seemingly lounging around. It made me, as a female, feel uncomfortable.

  • Single
    5.0

    The front desk staff in the afternoon/evening were friendly and nice. That's the only good thing I have to say about this hotel.

    The whole place seemed dingy and worn out. The hallway and room had a kind of musty or mildew smell, as if there had been water damage that hadn't been adequately addressed. I was told that the diner downstairs would open for breakfast at 6:30, so I was counting on that. But they did not open at 6:30 so I had to hurry to find another breakfast place in time to catch my plane. The guy on the desk early in the morning was barely responsive when I tried to communicate with him...like some kind of dimwit. This was not a good experience and I will never stay there again.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Good location and the people were very nice.

    We were not able to cool our room down; it was fairly humid. We would've liked to have continental breakfast.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    The desk staff was very friendly. The attached diner served great food.

    The carpets were filthy. The walls throughout needed a paint job. The location is so great that with remodeling it could be a first rate hotel. From the outside you can see the drapes falling apart.

  • Single
    9.6

    comfort of the bed, pillows, cleanliness of the room, nice and quiet

How to reach hotel

hotel Valley West Inn - West Des Moines West Des Moines location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, United States, 50266

Get directions
City Center
  • West Des Moines
    4.0 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Valley West Diner (cuisine: American)
    80 m
  • Panda Express
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    137