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Sioux Center, Iowa
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had a family function in Traer and stayed at the Golden Door Motel. The room was clean and updated. A fridge, microwave, and coffeemaker were in the room. The person who checked us in was friendly.

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Peoria, IL
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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

We made a trip to Traer to attend a friend's wedding reception. What a great place to stay! Scott the owner was great! We arrived late in the night and called Scott and he came over and checked us in. The room was adorable and super clean. Great flat screen TV and the econo size fridge stayed really cold. I...

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Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We took a chance and stayed at the local "Golden Door" during the July 4th holiday weekend. What a pleasant experience. The room was very clean and appeared to have been newly refinished. The beds were great too. The owner, Scott, went out of his way to be very accommodating to the point of bringing us a coffee pot and...

3Thank Ron M
Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed 10 December 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Golden Door, in a street-side room, for several days in early December while we visited family in the area. Our stay was perfect: the room was very clean and well-equipped, the bed was comfortable, linens and towels spotless, and everything--heat, lights and lamps, plumbing, TV, wifi--worked well. Enthusiastically recommended to anyone visiting or...

2Thank Andrew J
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 26 September 2012

I don't say this flippantly and I have been critical on some of my reviews, but this is the most accommodating motel I have ever stayed at. Not only was Scott (the owner) accommodating, the room was immaculate. Because i was staying for an extended amount of time he rented me the 1 bedroom apartment for a great rate. I...

8Thank tmppilotcar
Lawton, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 September 2012

This is by far the best motel we had ever stayed at. The owner, Scott, was just awesome! Check in was simple. The weekly rate was incredibly unimaginable for a wonderful facility. Housekeeping was great. Scott always tried to accomodate us on all of our needs. From doing laundry at his facility to finding restaurants and hospitals. He was friendly,...

4Thank Honesty0911
Sanford, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 2 November 2011

I came in on a Saturday, The stay was amazing! Scott, Then innkeeper had my room looking amazing! He told me where to eat, What too see, And places to go when i have nothing to do! I came to visit my family, And it was an amazing stay! I loved the Winding stair festival! I loved the little town...

2Thank JackkR
Boulder, CO
Reviewed 18 January 2010

Clean and neat room, friendly innkeeper, good price; everything we like in a motel. The room had a fridge and microwave, and the WiFi was great. I would recommend to the owner that the heating thermostat be fixed, and the baseboard heater have the radiant fins turned vertically for better performance. We will be back to the Golden Door even...

4Thank lesbriggs
GoldenDoorMotel, Owner at Golden Door Motel, responded to this review

Hi Les, Thanks for the favorable review and the tip on the heating system. It was fun running across your review. Hope to see ya again. - Terrie & Scott Smentek

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  • Refrigerator in room

Additional Information about Golden Door Motel

Address: 515 1st St, Traer, IA 50675-1003
Region: United States > Iowa > Traer
Price Range: $96 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Golden Door Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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  • 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?