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Wildwood Lodge
11431 Forest Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
Direct: 515.222.9876
Reservations: 800.728.1223
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Wildwood Lodge
11431 Forest Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
Direct: 515.222.9876
Reservations: 800.728.1223
Wildwood Lodge
11431 Forest Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
Direct: 515.222.9876
Reservations: 800.728.1223
Wildwood Lodge

11431 Forest Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
Direct: 515.222.9876
Reservations: 800.728.1223

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Welcome to Wildwood Lodge Clive

The Wildwood Lodge Clive is a unique lodging experience conveniently located in West Des Moines at the University Avenue exit off Interstate 80/35. Traveling on business? Our convenient location provides easy access to West Des Moines’ premiere business parks, such as Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Hy Vee, and Farm Bureau’s headquarter buildings.

The Wildwood Lodge Hotel boasts a distinctive indoor pool with a raised spa and a waterfall, all beneath a beautiful three-story atrium. No matter the reason for your visit, you will enjoy choosing from an extensive variety of room types. Thanks to our great staff and beautiful space, our hotel is a popular destination for family reunions, wedding groups and sports teams.

Rooms + Amenities

The Wildwood Lodge has a unique, Northwood’s casual appeal offering elegantly appointed rooms and suites that are ideal for leisure vacations and business travel. Spacious suites are perfect for families and groups, with dining at the award winning Machine Shed restaurant just up the way on Hickman Road.

Room Types

Double Queen
The Double Queen room provides two queen sized beds welcoming you to a peaceful night’s rest with our exclusive goose down and Seven Layer Sleep System bedding. Catch your favorite movie or television show on the 37″ inch flat screen TV or sink into a relaxing bath.

Queen Suite
This large suite offers plenty of sleeping space! Featuring two queen sized beds in the main room plus bunks beds in the secondary room, the Queen Suite includes two TV’s and high speed Internet access. Other amenities to make you feel right at home include a coffee maker and the Seven Layer Sleep System on each bed.

Deluxe Queen
Unwind in our Deluxe Queen room featuring two queen sized beds, a small sitting area with cozy loveseat sofa sleeper, 37 inch flat screen TV, and of course our goose down and Seven Layer Sleep System bedding.

King Executive
Our spacious King Executive room offers a large work desk, 37 inch flat screen TV, and king sized bed. Our goose down and Seven Layer Sleep System bedding is perfect to sink into after a long day of exploring nearby attractions or working.

King Whirlpool
Relax in our King Whirlpool room featuring a king sized bed equipped with goose down and Seven Layer Sleep System bedding plus private whirlpool in bathroom. The room also includes a large work desk and 37 inch flat screen TV.

Boardroom Suite
Perfect for a small group meeting, the Boardroom Suite sets itself apart with a large eight person boardroom table. The suite also offers a king sized bed, two comfortable sofas and fold out sleeper, and two flat screen TV’s. An added kitchenette includes a refrigerator and microwave.

Family Suite
You’ll want to book this suite for your family’s next getaway! It features a king sized bed and full bathroom plus separate living room with one sofa sleeper, chair and ottoman. Make yourself at home with two televisions and an added kitchenette featuring a table for four.

Fireplace Suite
This huge suite includes a king sized bed and full bath with private whirlpool hot tub. Relax with friends and family in front of the fireplace in the large living room with full bathroom, kitchen space, and 37 inch flat screen TV’s. Extra sleeping space is included with a sofa sleeper bed!

Family Suite
Family Suite
Fireplace Suite
Unique Features and Amenities:
  • Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
  • Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms and throughout the hotel
  • 7-Layer Sleep System
  • Guest reception Monday – Thursday
  • Warm homemade cookies available upon arrival Sunday – Thursday
  • Indoor heated pool and hot tub, and 24-hour fitness center
  • Complimentary USA Today newspaper and local calls
  • 24-hour coffee and tea service
Business Travelers

Those traveling on business will enjoy conveniences like access to copy and fax services. On-site meeting rooms are available, and banquet and catering needs are handled with ease by nearby restaurants. Standard, deluxe, boardroom, extended stay and whirlpool suites provide a wide selection of accommodations to meet the needs of every traveler.


Meetings + Events

Whether planning a holiday party, wedding reception, or the annual sales meeting, rely on Wildwood’s event-planning expertise. Our professional staff will help you prepare the event. Leave the logistics to us and make your next event in Clive memorable, enjoyable, and most importantly, easy, at Wildwood Lodge.

Take a moment to look over our banquet menu and our hosting facility options.

Clive Meeting Room

Meeting Room Information

Function space includes six flexible setups:

Name Size Area Rounds Class Theater Conference U Banquet
HUDSON BAY 26′ x 27′ 702 sqft 40 32 60 32 24 48
THUNDER BAY 34′ x 30′ 1020 sqft 56 60 100 40 32 80


Meeting Services Request

Submit your Meeting Services Request for Proposal and specify your contact and meeting requirements to the Wildwood Lodge in Clive, Iowa today.

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Local Area

Located just 15 minutes west of downtown Des Moines, Wildwood Lodge is within driving distance of many of the area’s top attractions. From casinos to art museums to miniature golf, there’s something for everyone in the West Des Moines area.

Des Moines, Iowa


Adventureland Amusement Park
Enjoy this favorite Midwestern family theme park featuring over 100 rides and entertainment including live music and magic, plus a variety of dining options.
305 34th NW, Altoona, IA (25 minutes from hotel)
(515) 266-2121

Lakeside Casino
Formerly known as Terrible’s Lakeside Casino, this venue has everything from slot machines to table games and everything in between. Lakeside Casino also features live entertainment and a beautiful outdoor theater.
777 Casino Drive, Osceola, IA (35 minutes from hotel)
(641) 342-9511

West Grand Gold Driving Range and Mini Golf Course
Weither you’re looking to improve your swing or spend a fun evening playing a friendly round of miniature golf, you’ll find it all at West Grand Gold.
6450 Raccoon River Drive, West Des Moines, IA (10 minutes from hotel)
(515) 225-7076


Des Moines Art Center
This free museum features work from local and international artists, as well as frequent events and film screenings.
4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA (10 minutes from hotel)
(515) 277-4405

The Iowa State Historical Museum
This museum celebrates the rich history of Iowa, displaying many historical documents and artifacts, as well as exhibits dedicated to influential Iowans – all with free admission!
600 E. Locust, Des Moines, IA (15 minutes from hotel)
(515) 281-5111

Science Center Of Iowa and Blank IMAX Dome Theatre
Visitors off all ages take learning into their own hands at this interactive science center for lifelong learners. Enjoy themed exhibits, live demonstrations, a digital planetarium, the Blank IMAX Dome Theater, and much more.
401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy, Des Moines, IA (15 minutes from hotel)
(515) 274-6868

Iowa Hall Of Pride
This high-tech, interactive museum commemorates the great achievements of all Iowans, from scientists, to sports stars, to student athletes.
330 Park Street, Des Moines, IA (15 minutes from hotel)
(515) 280-3211

Living History Farms
At This 500-acre, interactive outdoor museum, visitors are taken through over 300 years of Iowa’s rural traditions and history. Actors interpret the daily routines of Iowans from centuries ago, illustrating the major changes in agricultural technology and farm life.
11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale, IA (5 minutes from hotel)
(515) 278-5286

Shopping Centers

Westridge Shopping Center
10201 University Avenue, Clive, IA 50325

Valley West Mall
1551 Valley W Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-3631

Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 440-6255

Merle Hay Mall
3800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
(515) 276-8551

University Park Shopping Center
8801 University Avenue, Clive, Iowa 50325
(877) 701-1700

Other Attractions

Blank Park Zoo
Iowa’s premier zoo covers 25 acres and is home to over 800 exotic animals. Hours depend on the season, and children 2 and under are free!
7401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA (20 minutes from hotel)
(515) 285-4722

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Located in the heart of downtown Des Moines, there are plenty of opportunities to learn about distinctive plants, improve your own gardening skills, or just take in the beauty of tropical and temperate gardens.
909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA (15 minutes from hotel)
(515) 323-8900

Iowa State Fair
Every August, the Iowa State Fair is on the country’s greatest attractions, drawing more than one million visitors annually. Highlights include the Butter Cow, Culinary wonders, live entertainment, and plenty of activities.
E 30th Street & E University Avenue, Des Moines, IA (20 minutes from hotel)
(515) 262-3111