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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Hotel Renovo with a group of friends. The hotel is very stylish and very clean! The staff was all very friendly and accommodating. The lobby is so comfortable we spent time there after dinner relaxing. I would definitely stay at the Hotel Renovo again!

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Laura, We at Hotel Renovo would like to thank you for your kind words about our hotel in Des Moines. We are glad that you found our lobby comfortable and stylish. I would also like to thank you for your kind words about our staff, as they work very hard to provide a friendly atomosphere for our guests. We...

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We spent two nights. It was a great room, clean, quiet, nicely decorated, comfortable. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They have a good breakfast buffet with a nice variety of food offerings. We would definitely stay there again.

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, I would like to take a few moments and thank you for your kind words about our property in Urbandale. We are glad that you enjoyed your room, that is was clean, quiet and comfortable. I will also pass alone your compliments about breakfast to our chefs, as they work hard every morning to provide the best variety...

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went to a wedding next door at the Living Farms History Center, which made this hotel extremely convenient for a quick walk home after a long night of partying. The building looks brand new and the rooms were very high end with high end finishes. The breakfast on Sunday morning was delicious with a made to order omelet station...

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I just wanted to take a few moments and thank you for your kind words about Hotel Renovo, our hotel in Urbandale, IA. We are glad that you found our location perfect to suit your needs and that you enjoyed our breakfast in the morning. I also thank you for your kind words about our staff, as they...

Rock Island, Illinois
Reviewed 27 September 2016

First time staying here. Clean rooms, clean hotel itself, modern with taste, hotel staff friendly. Convenient location for traveling around the Des Moines area. Would we stay there again? You bet! Thanks

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Denise, I would like to thank you for the wonderful words you have said about our hotel in Urbandale. We are glad that you enjoyed your first stay with us, as our staff work hard to provide each guest with a 5-Star experience starting the moment they walk in through the door. We look forward to seeing you on...

Phillipsburg, Kansas
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Cannot say enough about our stay at the Hotel Renovo. We booked several rooms for our daughters wedding. The hotel was spotless...the staff was absolutely amazing!!! From the initial booking to checking out..the experience was first class. The Hotel is beautiful, decor is beautiful. Easy to get to. It really was a perfect hotel..best I've stayed in. Thanks Hotel Renovo...you...

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Stacye, We are glad that you enjoyed your wonderful stay here at Hotel Renovo! Our staff works very hard to provide first class experiences starting from when you make the reservation until the moment you check out. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit into Des Moines! -Kristin Front Desk Supervisor

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Stayed for business meetings and would come back here in a heartbeat. Very clean, unique, boutique hotel. Neat features like outdoor porch seating, bocce ball, outdoor fire-pit, quaint bar area, onsite breakfast nook for $9.95 and with good breakfast selections. Rooms are more upscale and comfortable. Free wifi with ample space work station.

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for your kind words about our hotel in Urbandale! We are glad that you found our property and features unique. Our chef's work very hard to make unique, excellent breakfasts each morning and I will pass along your compliments to them. We look forward to seeing you on...

Reviewed 21 September 2016

The last time I had been at this particular location was several years prior to the remodel. Needless to say I was shocked and blown away at how chic and stylish this place is now! It felt like a hotel in New York or Chicago. I loved the overall ambiance of the place and the way they decorated it. I...

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Shawnna, We are glad that you enjoyed what we have done with our remodel! Our entire staff worked hard to come up with a ambiance and decorating scheme that was still Iowa, homey but had the upscale feel of hotels that you would find in New York or Chicago. Our staff also works hard to provide exceptional service to...

Athens, Texas
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to stay. Very nice upscale and out of the place. If you come this way you got to stay. There is a nice restaurant next door, a must to do. The people here are so nice, it's like a spa will be back.

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Deborah, We are so glad that you found our hotel in Urbandale a great place to stay! I know that our staff works hard to give exceptional service to all guests starting the moment they walk in through the door. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to visit your friend! - Kristin Front Desk Supervisor

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at this newly remodeled hotel. We will stay here whenever we visit our family in Des Moines. The bedding and towels were top quality and the bathroom soaps are amazing! The fantastic updated decor and modern farm feel are perfect. We also love that we can walk to the Machine Shed!

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Holly, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for your nice words about our hotel in Urbandale! We are glad that you liked our location to the Iowa Machine Shed and that you enoyed our amenities and atomosphere. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit with us! - Kristin Front Desk Supervisor

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel was amazing to our crew with Go Blog Social this year! The hotel is beautiful, the lounge area was great for networking and very on trend. The conference room was cozy and great wth lots of windows and up to date on all technology. We did apps and breakfast with Hotel Renovo and the food was amazing as...

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HotelRenovo, Front Office Manager at Hotel Renovo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad that you had a wonderful time at our property in Urbandale! All of the staff worked hard to help the Go Blog Social event, wanting all of the guests to have top of the line experiences starting from the moment they walked in through the door. We look forward to seeing you on your next...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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: $207 - $242 (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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