Des Moines West KOA

34308 L Avenue

Adel, IA 50003

Reserve: 515-834-2729

Info: 515-834-2729

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RV Reviews

Apr 07, 2014
Very nice grounds,facilities and very well maintained and very friendly owners.
Apr 07, 2014
We were bringing our new camper home from the dealer and were dry. Called hosts found them very accomodating to help us out. Bath towels, paper towels and other small items needed. The shower stalls could stand some updating. Yes I would stay there again.
Apr 05, 2014
One night only but would like to return soon
Apr 04, 2014
No hot water for showers

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We have tankless water heaters in our bathrooms specifically so nobody ever runs out of hot water, so I'm confused why it didn't work for you, as it does for everyone else.
Jan 08, 2014
We really enjoyed the pool, playground, and the bike rentals!
Nov 04, 2013
Great place. Friendly helpful staff.
Nov 02, 2013
Nov 01, 2013
This KOA does not have any cable service

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

That's correct, and we mention this specifically in our directory listing, so there's no confusion when you arrive. But, you will receive 15-18 digital channels from Des Moines on your antenna, including HD channels.
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
Very friendly employees directed us to a nice local restaurant at our request and gave good directions. Also greatly appreciate the 1pm check out time.
Oct 27, 2013
Nice & friendly, easy to navigate, & very quiet!
Oct 26, 2013
Only stayed one night as we traveled through Iowa. Very nice and clean campgrounds. Staff friendly and very knowledgable about area.
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
A plus sites, clean restrooms, large park area with pond, large dog run excellent KOA highly recommend
Oct 22, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
I would not order your pizza again. It was much too spicy. Looked like it was covered in [pepper flakes
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
WiFi could be better, overall very nice campground:-)
Oct 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
Fabulous campground and the official duck greeters were fun to watch!
Oct 17, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
One of the best KOA campgrounds we have stayed at.
Oct 16, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Friendly and helpful staff
Oct 15, 2013
We are very pleased withour stay. The campground was very clean the staff was nice and helpful. We arrived later in the night and there was a welcome packet there with all needed info to begin our stay. We travel with a pet and she was greeted with open arms. The Thorps will return.
Oct 14, 2013
Nothing spectacular. No complaints
Oct 14, 2013
Clean facility. Got our pizza order wrong, we ordered thin and got thick-yuck. Otherwise good KOA but really weird, weird store hours.
Oct 14, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
As it was late in the season additional space was left between units which was a nice touch and very appreciated not being jammed together as so often happens. Thanks!
Oct 13, 2013
We spent one night at the campground. The camp is only a short distance from the interstate, but was very quiet and very clean. My husband had a medical emergency during our stay, and we had no problems with getting help. Thankfully we were able to continue our trip. A big thank you to the camp host who showed such concern and please thank the medics and volunteer responders for us.
Oct 10, 2013
very nice
Oct 09, 2013
Oct 09, 2013
Great overnight stay. Friendly staff
Oct 08, 2013
Very friendly staff. Well maintained, very clean. WiFi reliable. Store was stocked even at the end of the season. Thank you.
Oct 08, 2013
Oct 08, 2013
NICE STAFF, CLEAN PLACE GOOD PIZZA WILL SATY AGAIN
Oct 08, 2013
We had a great time. This is a very nice kampground.
Oct 07, 2013
We didn't really get a chance to enjoy the campground. It was nice and clean and great people.
Oct 07, 2013
Nice, quiet park in a peaceful environment. Had a great time, the granddaughter enjoyed the playground and feeding the ducks. Had a nice campfire and a good cookout.
Oct 06, 2013
We really enjoyed our stay and the people that work there are wonderful :) They were so helpful in all our needs and I would recommend that specific KOA to everyone.
Oct 05, 2013
Quiet. restful, secure.
Oct 05, 2013
Nice park. Friendly staff. Would like to see office hours and food availability extended.
Oct 05, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
Well kept facility run by extremely nice people. It's true, no airports, trains or truck traffic either.
Oct 02, 2013
Its an extremely nice campground, but we thought it was pretty pricey.
Oct 02, 2013
friendly managers and very clean cammpground
Oct 02, 2013
Clean park, friendly staff. My only suggestion for the next season would be to add to your kids playground equiptment. Very basic playground, needs more.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Thanks for the suggestion. We're constantly adding new amenities to the park, and although it's not at the very top of the list, upgrading/adding more equipment in the playground is on the list. Thanks again for letting us know your thoughts.
Oct 02, 2013
We chose this campground because it said it had wi-fi. Not true. We were unable to connect at all - at 9:00 pm, at 11:00 pm, and at 7:00 am. This caused us major problems with our itinerary. We would never camp here again. It was clean, it was lovely, but it was not "wired." Please forewarn people in the future when wi-fi is a mere suggestion and not a reality.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

I'm really sorry the WiFi wasn't working after we closed for the evening. We definitely have WiFi throughout the whole park, but occasionally it will go down and is fixed with a simple reset, which is what we did for you at 9am, when you let us know. Call us in the future, so we can fix it.
Sep 30, 2013

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