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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

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Donnellson, Iowa
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Our air conditioning didn't work. The fire alarm kept beeping and then as we were leaving it went off as if we had smoke in there. Don't know what the problem was.

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Urbandale, Iowa
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We were staying there with 5 kids for our sons 4th birthday. The room was pricier than it should have been, but we were ok with that. There were some gross broken things in the room and some renovations that were not up to par. Also something we could deal with. I was most unhappy with a terribly rude female...

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Bridgeport, WV
Reviewed 5 September 2015

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Fort dodge, ia
Reviewed 3 September 2015

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Eldridge, Iowa
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Based on the price, I was expecting a bit more quality. First, I felt that the person who checked me in had an attitude when I asked for an upgrade. Then, the water was cold and my kids didn't really enjoyed the time as much, especially my baby who actually loves water.

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Solon, Iowa
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My 6 and 8 year old sons loved the waterpark. I enjoyed it also. It was a very nice room and had a really cool bathroom with a glass wall for the shower. My boys thought this was just like an extension of the waterpark and had a lot of fun taking showers after swimming. I highly recommend staying at...

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Redfield, South Dakota
Reviewed 31 August 2015

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Des Moines
Reviewed 30 August 2015

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Mount Sterling, Illinois
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Very disappointed!!!!!peeling paint in bathroom ceiling!!!rusty also!! The maids started coming into our room three times,,, started at 9:00am. Then at 10:00 finally at 11:00 I said we would be out by 12:00 checkout time.. Front desk people not the friendliest!! The room service young man was very very nice!!! Would Not stay again!!!

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Still need vents in every bathroom not just the suits. And the toilet paper is very hard to reach. Management and front desk were very helpful when we let them know that the bed needed to be replaced. Would have been nice if the gift shop would have been open.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines

Address: 5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA 50322 (Formerly Holiday Inn Merle Hay)
Region: United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Price Range: $130 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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Also Known As:
Ramada Tropics Hotel Des Moines
Ramada Hotel Des Moines
Des Moines Ramada
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Ramada Tropics Resort / Conference Center Des Moines Iowa
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#10 Business Hotel in Des Moines
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“Pool side rooms are helpful here”
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“Non poolside rooms are very quite.”
BennyIC, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites offer several benefits; one being two separate rooms for more privacy and another being comfortable eating space.”
gaia43, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with a pet, request a room more around the back for ease of taking your pet out with plenty of room to walk around.”
AllisonB527, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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