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Ankeny, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

You never know how thin the walls are until the middle of the night. Such was the case with our stay. All night long we listened to the snoring of our neighbor as we tried to sleep. It was a nice enough property but not knowing if I can get good sleep.

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, I wanted to reach out to you and apolgize for your stay. We don't ever intend to have anyone hearing their neighbors in our property. If you wanted to reach out to us here at the property to discuss this further please feel free at 515-276-1126. We hope to see you again here soon. Thanks again Paul-Management

Bloomington
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a nice relaxing place to spend the night when traveling home. This place was fantastic! The bed was very comfortable and all the staff was very helpful and courteous. Will definitely stay here again the next time we're traveling through the area.

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Thank you for your kind comments on Hotel Renovo, located here in beautiful Urbandale, Iowa! Our staff works incredibly hard to make sure all of our guests are comfortable and able to Refresh, Relax, and Renew at Hotel Renovo! Next time you stay look into purchasing one of our signature Hotel Renovo Moscow Mule mugs they are refreshing...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Recently stayed for 5 nights. Hotel lobby, restaurant, and bar area are very modern and stylish. Room decor is very nice, but utilizes old fashioned air conditioning and heating units. When they go on, it sounds like a jet taking off in your room. Not a 4 star attribute. But the real problem with my stay occurred at night. This...

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MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your feedback. I will be honest, your complaint was not the only one we received about noise this weekend. Rest assured, we are addressing this with our entire staff to prevent any future occurrences.

Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a renovated property that used to be a pedestrian Comfort Suites. The owners have gone all-out to upgrade the property's public areas and decor in the room, though honestly the rooms are about what you would find in any nice mid-priced property. The rate is very reasonable for what you get. It is located next to a family...

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a night and we were extremely pleased. It was very clean, had nice decor, and the staff was very friendly. To top it off, it's very affordable. We will definitely be back!

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Stacey, Thank you for staying with us here at Hotel Renovo in Urbandale, Iowa! I am very pleased to see that all aspects of your stay were perfect. Next time we have you here at the hotel don't forget to get down to the lobby bar and try one of our signature moscow mules! 6 different kinds and seasonal...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The hotel was exceptionally clean, stylish, affordable and welcoming. Bed was awesome, and bathroom was clean and bright. If I could stop there, this hotel would receive 5 stars. However, one night of our stay was ruined due to a noisy neighbor that the hotel did little/nothing to help with. I'm not sure whether the floors/ceilings are incredibly thin, or...

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MKSparkman, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry to hear that the noise level deterred from what should have been a 5-star experience for you. Please know that I have passed along your feedback to management to use as a coaching moment for our staff in handling future noise complaints. Thank you.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying here while in town for a wedding. This place is very nicely decorated throughout. The room was spotless, I mean one of the cleanest rooms I've ever stayed in, and I'm picky. The pool was great after being dressed up in the summer heat. The breakfast buffet was good and a great value. Every staff member...

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Karen, I just wanted to thank you for the kind words about Hotel Renovo here in beautiful Urbandale, Iowa. My housekeeping staff works very hard to keep this place looking "spotless". I made sure to tell the maids the kind words as well. I hope to see you again here very soon at Hotel Renovo! Thanks again! Paul-Management

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This doesn't feel like a hotel - the exterior, complete with rocking chairs and bocce ball court, greets you unassumingly. Walk in and you are transported to a hip, clean, open hotel lobby that you would expect to find in Aspen. The room was clean and well appointed. Service was spot on. The breakfast buffet is....just ok. It's the one...

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Gina, Thank you for staying at the beautiful Hotel Renovo in Urbandale, Iowa! Thank you so much for your kind words about the hotel! That is the exact type of style that we were looking to go for. We hope to see you back here soon and for breakfast next time do not be afraid to ask my Chef...

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel , beautiful view Close to the Living history farm, easy and convinience for visitors A lot of restaurant nearby for breafast, lunch and dinnner The Renovo Hotel also has a nice bar. Tourist could enjoy the night time here. Or they could sit out side with lot of beverages

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Guest! Thank you so much for your kind words about Hotel Renovo! We do have quite the amount of things to do just right here on our property. Machine shed and the Living History Farms is a great place to unwind! Next time you are here I hope you can try our Moscow Mules here at the bar! Thanks...

Peoria
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We spent 2 nights in a Pool Side King room and it was great! I could not believe the amenities this hotel offers for the price. I have to confess that I'm not one who rates a hotel on it's free breakfast. As my father used to say, there's a reason its free son. We are certainly going to make...

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HotelRenovo, Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Hey Warren, Thank you so much for your review of Hotel Renovo here in beautiful Urbandale, Iowa. It is music to my ears to hear those kind words that you have said about our hotel, my staff works very hard to make sure this place is in excellent condition for our guests. I am also very pleased to see that...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This major construction project will include expanding the size of the existing structure to create a 102 room urban farm inspired hotel that will include a full service restaurant that Heart of America's culinary team is currently developing. The hotel and its rooms will be designed with a minimalist approach, to give guests a clean and relaxing atmosphere perfect for unwinding after a long day. Hotel rooms will be furnished with lavish bedding and spa like amenities, featuring the Beekman Brother's signature line of goat's milk soap. The restaurant will serve its food in a large-scale breakfast space and an open concept bar in the lobby. The bar will include a soft seating area for guests to enjoy a variety of libations along with chef inspired cuisine. Relaxation does not end inside property, an expansive porch will feature comfortable seating outdoors for hotel guests to enjoy. Known for providing an alternative to cookie cutter hotels, Heart of America Group designers will create a space that is unique to the Hotel Renovo, yet welcoming to guests from all around the world. For business and event needs, the hotel offers two meeting rooms configured with state of the art A/V equipment and can be configured to accommodate as many as 115 people. Catering for meetings and events will be available through the hotel's restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Renovo

Address: 11167 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA 50322 (Formerly Comfort Suites at Living History Farms)
Region: United States > Iowa > Urbandale
Price Range: €126 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Renovo 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Comfort Suites At Living History Farms Hotel Urbandale
Comfort Suites Urbandale
Urbandale Comfort Suites
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