Valley West Inn - West Des Moines

3535 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, United States, 50266  show map
 3 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

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Valley West Inn is a comfortable 3-star hotel set 7 km from Salisbury House and 6 km from Des Moines Art Center. The hotel opened its doors in 1981 and was remodeled in 2012.

It is about 4 km away from the center of West Des Moines.

A mall and shops are also set close by.

Valley West Inn lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Des Moines International airport.

Rooms

Valley West Inn offers 133 guestrooms appointed with wireless internet, TV, a refrigerator, a microwave and a work desk with all the sights of West Des Moines within easy access. For more comfort a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer are provided.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy meals of American cuisine at Panda Express situated within a 5-minute walk of the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

There are computers and a meeting room available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   133.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Computer rental

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • 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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • West Des Moines
    2.5 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Valley West Diner (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
  • Panda Express
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    133

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2.4 mi

Amusement

  • Loco Joe's Nickel Arcade4300 ft

Historical sites

  • Historic Jordan House2.5 mi

Museums

  • Jordan House Museum2.5 mi
  • Sunburst Lady Doll Museum2.7 mi

Halls

  • Eddie Davis Community Ctr2.3 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Simpson College700 ft
  • William Penn University3000 ft
  • Viterbo University4600 ft
  • University of Northern Iowa1.2 mi
  • West Lakes Ctr-Pro Development1.8 mi
  • Upper Iowa University2.3 mi

Local attractions

  • Jordan House2.6 mi
    2001 Fuller Road, West Des Moines
  • Des Moines Art Center3.7 mi
    4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines
  • Terrace Hill5.4 mi
    2300 Grand Ave., Des Moines
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park3.7 mi
    1400 Grand Ave, Des Moines
  • Salisbury House4.3 mi
    4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines

Restaurants nearby

  • Valley West Diner300 ft

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

    Cuisine: American

  • Olive Garden500 ft

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

    54% likes this, based on 27 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

  • West Des Moines1000 ft

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

    76% likes this, based on 4 reviews

  • Panda Express300 ft

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

  • Red Lobster1000 ft

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

    72% likes this, based on 61 reviews
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 30

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    133

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
    2.5 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Valley West Diner (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
  • Panda Express
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    133