We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Extend a Suites - Des Moines

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Extend a Suites - Des Moines
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 28: English reviews
Start your review of Extend a Suites - Des Moines
 Click to rate
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Booked this room last minute on a long road trip. Took forever to find the building because the name on the sign in their parking lot didn't match the name on Hotels.com. The instant we pulled up we noticed the ply wood covering at least one window in every room but we went in anyway. The front desk attendant was...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Angela G
Buffalo Center, Iowa
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Booked through hotels.com, got off work from a hospital at 3am, no one will answer the phone, or is working to check me in. Banged on the door for half hour. Ended up having to leave and find another room. HORRIBLE!!!!!!!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ona K
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Nasty. Cock roaches. No ac and its 93 degrees. And there's no pool. Its hot. They don't fix things. They are rude. I only ustayed a couple of days. I plan on calling the health department and possibly suing for false advertisement.

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank sugarbearmama
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We were driving to Colorado from PA and planned on stopping over in Des Moines on our first night of the trip. After driving all day, we booked the Extend A Suite hotel through Priceline. When we got off the exit we could not find the hotel as there was no sign out front. We called and the front desk...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank MelB2545
Reviewed 30 March 2015

After a 24 hour drive and barely getting any sleep driving up from the West Coast we stumbled upon the Extend a Suites, the lady at the desk was very nice and helpful, it was around 12 am. She told me that we needed to look at the room because they did not offer refunds. The first room I looked...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank PokerPro2015
Reviewed 14 January 2015

when I checked in they were friendly and greeted me at the door with a smile they said if you need anything we're here 24 hours 7 days a week when I got my room is very clean. Cleaning service is very good they're friendly they always stop and smile at you and talk to you

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank koph
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I just wanted to take a minute to say Thank You to Sharon and the staff here at Extend a Suites. So ive been staying here for around a month with my husband and our 7 yr old son. And holidays are ruff for our family, my father in law passed thanksgiving last year, and my parents passed 6 yrs...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lindsey L
Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 22 May 2014

When I arrived at the hotel, there was no soap in the room and a dead bug on the floor. The television was even on. It would seem that the room was not cleaned from the last guest. I arrived late and just went to sleep. The next day I could not shower. The bathtub filled with water, never drained,...

 Report
Helpful?
9Thank Robert M
eas-JS, Owner at Extend a Suites - Des Moines, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for the experience you had at our Des Moines extend a suites location. We have completely new management due to several instances with the person that was running this hotel. We appreciate your feedback and we are striving to have the right people in place to make sure these instances do not happen in the...

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I just have to say that the reviews that have been left are not all accurate. The manager Melinda has been on the phones to make this hotel a very nice living area. I am a mother of 3 boys and have been living here for almost two months now. The housekeepers have a schedule and my room is cleaned...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Mamaboys3
Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

DIRTY!they Never vacuum halls/ stairs. I seen a used condom, bloody kotex , and a big butcher knife along with other trash in parking lot. Walked in the bathroom to see cock roach on my kids toothbrush. .. and there is many more roaches here too. Sick!!!

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Leslie G
eas-JS, Owner at Extend a Suites - Des Moines, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing extend a suites and we would like to apologize for any inconvenience you may have had on your visit with us. We have taken action on your feedback and we hope to fix these issues very quickly. If you would like to discuss this in detail please contact me at info@extendasuites.com

26 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (20)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (7)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Des Moines
0.5 km away
Quality Inn
Quality Inn
#29 of 49 in Des Moines
103 reviews
1.1 km away
Super 8 Des Moines
Super 8 Des Moines
#34 of 49 in Des Moines
206 reviews
3.1 km away
WoodSpring Suites Ankeny
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.1 km away
Baymont Inn & Suites Of Des Moines
3.7 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Ankeny
7.9 km away
Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay
Days Inn Des Moines Merle Hay
#31 of 49 in Des Moines
443 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Bavarian Inn, Des Moines, Iowa, the affordably priced, friendly, full service hotel.  Check out our Bavarian Inn Restaurant.  Have fun at our Red Baron Lounge.  The Bavarian Inn caters and has several meeting facilities for you to plan your next group event with accommodations for groups up to 150 people.  The Bavarian Inn features an exercise room, indoor pool and hot tub, consistently clean rooms, friendly staff, cable TV, 24 hour complimentary coffee, morning pastries, and special rates for extended stays.  Located on NE 14th St., 3 blocks north of I 80 & I 35 (Exit 136) on the North side of Des Moines with easy access to all parts of the metro area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Extend a Suites - Des Moines

Address: 5220 Northeast 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50313 (Formerly Bavarian Inn - Des Moines)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $97 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Extend a Suites - Des Moines 2*
Number of rooms: 104
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Orbitz and Priceline so you can book your Extend a Suites - Des Moines reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bavarian Hotel Des Moines
Extend a Suites - Des Moines Iowa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Extend a Suites - Des Moines staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for one without bugs!”
angelagE6026BX, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“There is no good rooms here... DO NOT STAY....”
gegenjame, 16 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Pick a different hotel”
darcym2014, 2 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Nothing found good about it”
briann59, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The best tip for picking a good room is to stay at a different hotel.”
334CHRISTINEW, 16 Aug 2013 | Read review
5 of 5