Metro North Hotel - Ankeny

ex. Best Western

133 Se Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, United States, 50021-9771  show map
 3 stars
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Metro North Hotel - Ankeny

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Metro North is a 3-star contemporary hotel providing a non-smoking accommodation only minutes away from Des Moines Area Community Clg, Saylorville lake and Principal Park. Founded in 1991, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2004.

The exceptional setting offers an easy access to an amusement park, a zoo and casinos as well as boasts proximity to lakes and meadows. Metro North Hotel lies within a 30-minute walk from the center of Ankeny.

Des Moines International airport can be reached in 25 minutes by car from Metro North Hotel.

Rooms

This property has 113 guestrooms including king suite, pool side queen room and king room appointed with high-speed internet, a kitchenette, climate control, satellite television and a mini-fridge. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of American cuisine are served in the indoor restaurant. Offering various dining options, Cazador and Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant are about 5-minute walk away.

Services

Metro North Hotel also offers a business center, a meeting room and a photocopier for business travelers.

Relax

The hotel provides guests with cribs and a playroom for their children. Such fitness options as a gym and a fitness centre are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   113.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

133 Se Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, United States, 50021-9771

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City Center
  • Ankeny
    1.3 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
    500 ft
  • Cazador (cuisine: Mexican)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    113

Rooms and availability

Metro North photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard Room with One Queen Bed

Pool Side Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Work desk
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non-Smoking Poolside Room with Two Queen Beds

Metro North photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Non-Smoking Room with One King Bed

Metro North photos Room
King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

1 King Bed Non-Smoking Suite

Two Room King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Direct dial phone number
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

1 King Bed Non-Smoking 2 Room Suite

Metro North photos Exterior Hotel information
Superior Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    7 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Metro North photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Metro North photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service

Metro North Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.2 mi

Amusement

  • Jumpin'gymini1.6 mi

Historical sites

  • Ankeny Area Historical Society1.2 mi

Museums

  • Ankeny Friends of the Arts1.2 mi
  • Confederate Air Force Iowa2.7 mi

Parks

  • Ankeny City Parks and Recreation1.4 mi
  • Ankeny City Park Maintenance1.6 mi
  • Chichaqua Wildlife Habitat8.7 mi
  • Big Creek State Park9.2 mi
  • Big Creek State Park9.2 mi
  • Big Creek State Park9.2 mi

Universities, Institutes

Air business related

  • Exec 1 Aviation2.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Saylorville lake6.4 mi
    5600 NW 78th Avenue, Johnston
  • Iowa Gold Star Museum7.4 mi
    7700 Northwest Beaver Drive, Johnston
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds9.3 mi
    E. 30th St. and University Ave., Des Moines
  • Adventureland7.1 mi
    Des Moines, IA
  • East Village8.3 mi
    Des Moines, IA

Restaurants nearby

  • Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant500 ft

    Address: 202 SE Delaware Ave
    Phone: 515 963 0054

    57% likes this, based on 47 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Village Inn700 ft

    Address: 1024 E 1st St
    Phone: 515-963-0630

    64% likes this, based on 25 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Fazoli's1000 ft

    Address: 930 E 1st St
    Phone: 515-965-9802

    57% likes this, based on 37 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Cazador700 ft

    Address: 103 NE Delaware Ave
    Phone: 515-963-0486

    62% likes this, based on 55 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican

  • Applebee's1000 ft

    Address: 1001 E 1st St
    Phone: 515-965-3444

    53% likes this, based on 57 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 31

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    113
Hotels nearby
Ramada Ankeny Hotel
2 stars
0.1 km
Americinn Johnston
3 stars
14 km

Metro North Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Metro North

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 26 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The discount price from Booked.net

    Stayed at the bwmn on Tuesday night. Quiet, great time at pool and Jacuzzi. Great breakfast. Stayed again on Saturday. Noisy, kids everywhere. Didn't even go to the pool. Rained that night. In the morning ceilings were falling down in hallway and water leaks around. Breakfast was a buffet that ended up costing us $20.00. Coffee was charged for and buffet was so so. Better off using the ticket for free eggs and hash browns. They know how to cook em. Wouldn't recommend staying on a Saturday night if you want to relax.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    very nice facility

    it snowed no really every thing was great

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I chose the hotel while on my iPad on a recent trip to Iowa. The staff were friendly. The hotel was great! I prefer a hotel where the room has a fridge and a microwave. I also try to choose one with a bar and restaurant in close proximity. We were AMAZED...the room was large, up to date and CLEAN. The on site restaurant was a real pleasure! And instead of the typical waffle/cereal breakfast, our breakfast was hot and made to order! This weekend we stayed at a 5 start hotel downtown Ft. Worth for $ 250 a night. We would stay at this BEST WESTERN over it, hands down. It is right off the interstate. If you need to stay in central Iowa, this hotel is a great choice.

  • Couple
    5.0

    The beds were nice.

    The service was poor. The door leading from our room barely closed, and the outside door for the building didnt lock. Also there was no refridgerator or microwave in the room.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    staff and room were awesome will stay again

    nothing, experience was great

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Our room was nice and quiet. The beds were very comfortable. The room was clean, Room Service was fast, yet delicious. All in all, the staff was friendly and made you feel welcome. I would recommend Best Western Metro North to my friends.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Nice comfy rooms. Pool and hotub a definate +.

    Needed some updating for the dollar value. No microwave, frig etc. Wifi wasn't a very strong signal.

  • Family with children
    9.4

    Having a pool side room with our grandson. The beds were the best we've ever slept in at a hotel!!! We also appreciated the microwave, fridge, and plenty of pillows. The room was clean and tidy! Thank you!

    The only obstacle was the front desk young man. He was in a big hurry, talked to fast; too mechanical, where instead it should have been very welcoming and taken his time to explain the details.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    The pool was very nice. Our room was neat and the beds comfortable. Housekeeping were very thorough and friendly. Our girls had lots of stuffed animals. When housekeeping made their bed, they placed the pillows and stuffed animals in a cute way that pleased the girls. Two thumbs up for the Ankeny diner and staff!! We liked having the diner in the hotel and not far from our room. Excellent food and service. Really gave our two little girls the royal treatment. We would stay at this Best Western again. Many restaurants, stores, & gas stations nearby. Also liked having two parks within walking distance for our children.

    Although the pool was nice, we wouldn't want to get a room right next to the pool area again. We have two young children. The pool is open later at night, and there is a lot of yelling and screaming. We bought a fan to try and drone out the noise. We booked three nights and because of our stay being at a busy time we had to take what they had available.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The room was clean. The bed was comfortable

    The air conditioner wasn't great. There were potato chips on the stairs leading up to our room. The entrance from the outside did not lock as it should have.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The restaurant, without having to go outside. The location was perfect for Saylorville Lake activities.

    The smell of chlorine permeated the courtyard area and room.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    I could stay in the same facility as my meeting. The restaurant was reasonably priced and was well managed and staffed. The pool was big enough to work off desert! The beds were comfortable. They allowed Booked.net to sell the last few rooms at less than half price!

    I suggested that they have a board with movable lettering installed that directed people to their meeting, similar to what Holiday Inn has as standard equipment. I think that the desk clerk passed that along to management.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Convenient location and relatively inexpensive.

    Our room was "no smoking", but obviously had been a smoking room in the past. We could still smell cigarette smoke in the room, especially when the vent fan in the bathroom was turned on.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    It was nice to have room service and the server was very friendly. The front desk personnel were also friendly. The motel was conveniently located and the price was reasonable. The room had a fridge and microwave.

    The room had only two each of face cloths, hand towels, and bath towels. The room needed maintenance, looked worn and dingy, making is appear like it wasn't clean. Room service silverware was plastic.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Access to events and complimentary breakfast

How to reach hotel

hotel Metro North Hotel - Ankeny Ankeny location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

133 Se Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, United States, 50021-9771

Get directions
City Center
  • Ankeny
    1.3 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant (cuisine: Mexican)
    500 ft
  • Cazador (cuisine: Mexican)
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    113