Valley West Inn - West Des Moines

3535 Westtown 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
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

The 2-star Valley West Inn is set just 2.8 km from Salisbury House, Des Moines Art Center and Living History Farms. The hotel opened its doors in 1981 and was remodeled in 2012.

It is set 5 km from the center of West Des Moines renowned for Hoyt Sherman Place, Valley Junction and Des Moines Area Community Clg.

This business hotel boasts close proximity to lakes.

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

Rooms

Valley West Inn is a property in West Des Moines that comes with 137 rooms and provides climate control, cable TV, a dressing area, ironing facilities and free Wi-Fi. They feature bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and a spa bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Guests are welcome to the Penalty Box Sports bar to relax with a drink. Serving american meals, Panda Express is about 5 minutes’ walk away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Such business facilities as computers, a business center and a meeting room are also available on site.

Relax

On-site spa options feature a wellness center, a Jacuzzi 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

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental

Leisure facilities

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

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

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

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Hotel Address:

3535 Westtown 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

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or Double bed
Size: 32 m²
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      How to reach hotel

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

      Hotel Address:

      3535 Westtown 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

      Valley West Inn Location

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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 27

      • 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 28 - CAD 40

      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 Westtown 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