Newton / Des Moines East KOA Reviews
Sep 20, 2019
Sep 19, 2019
Our motorhome is in the shop so we stayed in your small cabin and loved it
Sep 18, 2019
We were upgraded to the deluxe cabin. It was awesome.
Sep 04, 2019
Jul 07, 2019
didn't like the parking in back of cabin and go around front to enter other than that it was pleasent
Jun 21, 2019
Very nice. Well maintained, with an effort to make the grounds look attractive.
Jun 02, 2019
Clean, nice cabin.
May 30, 2019
very clean and had all the items for a one night stay, people were very friendly.
May 28, 2019
Oct 16, 2018
I had a work emergency and had to leave back home at night and never made it in.They called to check and see if I was ok because I never arrived. Good service...
Oct 08, 2018
Overnight stop on my way west. Very nice staff. Clean facilities. Ended up renting the small cabin due to weather. Staff was very helpful in arranging it.
Oct 03, 2018
Nice cabin, very clean, comfortable bed. Very nice hosts.
Oct 01, 2018
Friendly and helpful. Kathy provided excellent directions. Cabin was very clean & heat worked well. Love how cabin was layed out,stealing ideas for home. Loved having a half bath. Kathy also gave me a shortcut back to Grinnell, which was awesome. Great amenities. Will be back again. 1st stay at a KOA, will use this one as well as elsewhere too based on this experience.
Sep 21, 2018
It was great! Nice & clean. Really appreciated the bathroom
Sep 20, 2018
The staff went over and above our expectations and the accommodations were excellent!! We felt very welcomed and genuinely cared for. THANK YOU !
Sep 06, 2018
The hosts were awesome!
Sep 03, 2018
Hello, Our stay was good. The staff is great!!! Friendly, helpful and attentive. The bathroom and shower facility is neat and clean. The cabin was clean when we checked in.(animal smell though) The inside of the cabin is small, but it does have a bath. The major downside was cost and road noise. Cabin cost daily is twice our daily mortgage cost. (our home is on 8 acres and quiet)
Aug 28, 2018
We were able to get a great cabin with half a bathroom late in the day. We were grateful to find a KOA to stay at. Cabin was clean and quiet. We all slept great.
Aug 27, 2018
Great campground. Cabin was excellent. Little noisy next to interstate.
Aug 19, 2018
Our cabin was clean and lovely
Aug 18, 2018
Best cabin experience thus far on our 8500 summer of 2018 road trip. After staying at KOAs along the way with and without our RV - this one was the best overall in regards to camping without our own RV. The cabin included a nice comfy mattress, linens, AC, a coffee maker, TV with cable channels, etc. Many extras for the basic cabin price. They were pet friendly and very accommodating.
Aug 14, 2018
Spent 7 nights there and enjoyed it however the previous owners gave a free night when staying7 nights. The new owners don't. was very lucky that when I reserved the cabin 1 year ago that the rate I was given then was honored as a big price increase with the new owners was in effect for the events happening. Otherwise no problems.
Aug 09, 2018
My husband and I enjoyed every minute staying in the KOA Lodge for our last night of our holidays on the road. It really ended off our 2 week road trip on a nice note. I would definitely go back and/or refer friends and family to this park!
Jul 29, 2018
Best customer service ever
Jul 20, 2018
Cabins were the nicest we've seen at KOAs. Very clean and convenient. Shade trees made it cool and comfortable. Staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. We will be back!
Jul 20, 2018
We loved it! Clean, cool and comfortable. Friendly staff! We will be back!
Jul 19, 2018
Spent three nights in a cabin, it was clean and set up well. Rest rooms were close, clean and the shower water was hot. Staff was friendly and helpful.
Jun 26, 2018
The staff was extremely friendly. Looking to see how they grow and expand.
Jun 24, 2018
Positive: Enjoyed the pool and disc golf course. My children loved the playground, "train" and jumping pillow. Staff is very friendly. KOA very close to Iowa Speedway. Negative: Interstate Noise. Website and KOA directory say Saturday Ice Cream Social but only certain weekends. Will be back.
Jun 02, 2018
Our stay was great. We will definitely visit again.
May 30, 2018
May 15, 2018
Cabin was very clean and cutely decorated with homey touches. Road noise woke us up a few times. Bed was very firm and benefitted from memory foam we brought from home.
May 07, 2018
Apr 08, 2018
We were in town for a CMA function and only stayed the one night. The accommodations were two minutes from our meeting place and much less expensive than a hotel. The cabin we were in was also nicer than any hotel we could afford. The staff was friendly and very accommodating. We had a great time..
Apr 05, 2018
It was perfect. Very nice staff. Nice amenities.
Apr 03, 2018
No water in cabins because of the freezing temp. It’s Understandable but still a discount off the price was not offered but would have been nice.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

Hi Janet, Im sorry that you were not informed when you checked in,but you were given a discount of 10.00 due to the weather being too cold to turn the water on. This was an especially cold April. We gave everyone a discount at that time. Thank you for your comment
Oct 15, 2017
Great place to stay! Friendly staff, lots to do, nice and clean.
Oct 09, 2017
Oct 02, 2017
Great facilities, and our deluxe cabin was very, very nice. Even though we had two very small dogs, we were warmly received by Jackie and her office; and, will consider this location next time we travel your direction
Sep 29, 2017
Sep 24, 2017
Our staff encounter was friendly, and absolutely helpful!! The little cabin was comfortable and fit us perfectly!! My only regret was not enough time to enjoy!
Sep 23, 2017
had a great time, was a little hot while we were there, but a nice place to stay
Sep 17, 2017
Nice people running the place but a little too close to the Interstate and its highway noise. Close to town with stores and restaurants - that was a plus.
Sep 13, 2017
Fantastic. Great hosts. Very clean property. We loved everything about it.Did I say fantastic?!
Aug 30, 2017
Very pleased! Everyone is helpful and friendly! We have stayed before and will be back in a few weeks. Thank you!
Oct 09, 2019
Great campground. Highly recommend!
- Carol Warner on Google
Sep 29, 2019
Wonderful campground, great amenities and facilities! Look forward to returning
- Thomas Ballard on Google
Sep 28, 2019
You are right next to the interstate for easy on and off camping. So yes, there is some good interstate noise. The staff here is absolutely wonderful! We camp here often and can not praise them enough! Some of the spaces down below are tight. The end lots are great! Up on the hill is newer less noise as well. With the newer spots I feel they are a little bit bigger areas. The area is more rock but give it time and it will be wonderful there.
- Jonathan Niece on Google

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