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    Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

    1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309
    +1 877-859-5095
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$92
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    Overview
    • Excellent19%
    • Very good47%
    • Average18%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 147 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Although average for its peers within the Holiday Inn Express franchise, the location near Drake University in the geographical middle of Des Moines is a feature in itself. Pluses beyond location include a super-friendly staff, quiet and comfortable rooms with excellent bedding, and an terrific...More

    Thank William D
    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 4 weeks ago

    We truly appreciate your honest feedback regarding your stay with us. We are very pleased that you were able to have two enjoyable stays with us. The maintenance concerns you encountered will all be addressed and we apologize for these. Sounds as though your fishing...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    This is an older Holiday Inn Express near Drake University, and I was surprised at the good condition of my room. The office area could use some updating, but the staff was helpful and accommodating during my stay. The room was spacious, clean, comfortable and...More

    Thank Orrin N
    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 26 August 2017

    We truly appreciate that you chose to stay with us and also the kind words about our staff.

    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    The HIE at Drake has the interior (and exterior) feel of a converted dormitory. The facade looks much like the other buildings adjacent, there's an awkward staircase running down into the lobby, etc. That's not a bad thing, necessarily, it's just, well, differed. The good...More

    Thank MongoSchwartz
    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 25 August 2017

    We thank for your stay and the feedback. We are thrilled you an enjoyable stay with us and we do hope to see you again. Take care and safe travels in the meantime.

    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    This hotel fit our needs for a visit to family in Des Moines and the State Fair. The rate was a bit cheaper than hotels in downtown. Our room was clean and we were able to park without issue. The Drake Diner shares the parking...More

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    Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 22 August 2017

    We truly appreciate your stay with us and are pleased that it was pleasant one for you.

    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    Very Clean and professional. Nice breakfast. Good shuttle service to State Fair bus area at capitol and back. and free parking. Coffee always available in the lobby area. It had a nice clean pool although I didn't use it. Rate way $107 plus taxes.More

    Thank FairlyWellTravelled
    Response from ExpressDrake, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded 14 August 2017

    I am very pleased you had a pleasant stay. I do believe however it was at our sister location which is the Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus. We do not have a shuttle nor do we have a pool at our property. I will pass...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • US$112 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 52
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Iowa >
    • Des Moines
    • Also Known As
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    • Des Moines Holiday Inn ,
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    Traveller (15)
    Room & Suite (16)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (10)
    Bathroom (5)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    "All rooms are good. Hotel is on a quiet, tree-lined street in an urban neighborhood."
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    "Room 219 is next to the workout room."
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    "A good location: close to downtown and restaurants. Terrible service lately."
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    "The rooms face into an inner square -- that's the kind I was in. It was fine but I would have preferred a..."
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