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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University

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1140 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50311-4309 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews hi express pancake machine sliding door room was clean nice courtyard would stay here again free breakfast nice breakfast nice size lobby area state fair exercise room front desk clerk campus hie mars downtown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

stayed here for the 2017 solheim cup. very good location, nice hotel. had a shuttle to nearby restaurants. pleasant location. easy walk to ruby tuesday restaurant. rooms were clean and well kept and staff was friendly and helpful.

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

Thank you for your stay with us and the outstanding review. The Solheim Cup was a great event for Des Moines we hope to host it again.

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We have stayed here before and would stay here again. It is a great location as our son goes to Drake and you can walk right to the campus. We stayed here for his White Coat Ceremony and didn't have to worry about parking at...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for your stay at our property and the kind words regarding your stay with us. We are pleased you had an outstanding experience while staying with us. You are correct our location is ideal for anyone visiting Drake University. Thank you again and...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised that the hotel was very nice. The location next to Drake University was ideal for a conference there. The room was spacious with a sliding door opening onto a courtyard. Microwave and refrigerator. Nice amenities. There was a small business center...More

Thank AKW52245
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded October 1, 2018

We are thrilled you were able to enjoy all of our amenities during your stay with us. Thank you for the complimentary feedback. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Nice hotel. Really great breakfast including yummy cinnamon rolls! Good selection of food. Beds were clean and comfortable. Not fancy but rooms are good size and clean. The pancake machine was a hit too!!

Thank BooksNSun
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for the outstanding feedback regarding your stay with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time at our property. Safe travels to your next destination.

Reviewed June 4, 2018

The staff were friendly and helpful. The Hotel is keep good condition. The rooms are good size and quite. The bathroom is also a good size and clean. No Pool. The parking lot is a nice size. The breakfast is pretty standard. The Drake dinner...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded June 5, 2018

We are very pleased you had an enjoyable experience at our property. Thank you for your stay with us and we hope to see you again.

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Greetings from Des Moines, Iowa, home of the Drake Bulldogs and Drake Relays. Holiday Inn Express at Drake is at the heart of this city's renaissance neighborhood and ideally located right on campus. More Seconds away are the Knapp Center, and Drake Stadium. Dining is available next door at the retro-themed favorite, Drake Diner. Follow your meal with an independent film a jaunt away at the Varsity Movie Theatre. Come visit the campus, the community, and us; we'll make you feel at home.Plenty of entertainment awaits off campus as well. Attractions include Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Adventureland Amusement Park, Iowa State Fairgrounds, Principal Park, and Blank Park Zoo. Also nearby are the Civic Center, Convention Complex, Veterans Auditorium, Hy-Vee Hall and Wells Fargo Arena. We are moments from the Historical Building of Iowa, the State Capital, Living History Farms, Terrace Hill, Salisbury Mansion and Hoyt Sherman Place. Centrally situated among all of the Metro's retail districts --- four major malls, many boutiques and antique shops. Seasonal attractions are plentiful and near. Other areas of interest include The East Village, Historic Valley Junction and Downtown Court Avenue District, where nightlife is at its best. Free Wireless Internet available in all guest rooms and public areas. Whether it is business or pleasure that brings you our way, our team is ready to serve you! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
52
Price range
US$105 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University Hotel Des Moines
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Holiday Inn Des Moines
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Des Moines Holiday Inn
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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University Iowa
Location
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
52
Price range
US$105 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University Hotel Des Moines
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Holiday Inn Des Moines
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Des Moines Holiday Inn
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Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake University Iowa
Location
United States > Iowa > Des Moines
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nearhoof
Apr. 22, 2018
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"All rooms are good. Hotel is on a quiet, tree-lined street in an urban neighborhood."
WilliamD373
Sep. 21, 2017
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"Room 219 is next to the workout room."
Bamboo_Orchid
Aug. 20, 2017
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"A good location: close to downtown and restaurants. Terrible service lately."
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Jun. 20, 2017
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