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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
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

We needed to make a very quick trip to Iowa to a family wedding and return the next day. Parking was convenient and we checked in quickly (nice desk staff) and had a very nice room. Everything was great. Love the beds at the Holiday...More

Thank harriskd
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded November 4, 2016

We are very pleased that you had a pleasant stay with us. We hope the wedding was fun, and if you return to Des Moines we hope to see you again. Take care.

Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

One of the better hotels in the Holiday Inn Express network. The rooms are spacious and have all of the conveniences that you need, ironing board, refrigerator, wifi, microwave oven, etc. The prices are reasonable and the complementary breakfast is passable. It is very close...More

Thank Tulsajohn
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded October 24, 2016

We appreciate this wonderful review Tulsajohn. We hope to see you again during your next visit to Drake University. Take care until then.

Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

In a cute part of town near the university, the hotel was very clean, staff friendly and courteous and it was a good price. Quiet neighborhood with a diner right next door. Easy to yet to from the main highway too

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded October 5, 2016

Hello Peanutsmom92, We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your return visit! Take care until next time.

Reviewed September 28, 2016

A return visit to the Holiday Inn Express/Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, was a welcome retreat from those larger hotels and motels out by the interstates. Situated in the heart of "DogTown" (Drake University's immediate neighborhood), you are within walking distance of unique restaurants...More

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Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded September 30, 2016

Thank you for your wonderful feedback TravellingGiulia! We agree if you're coming to Des Moines and have plans to visit Drake University for any reason we are the place to stay! Take care and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 26, 2016

Stopped here for 2 nights whilst in town on business. its a little way out of town, but just off a main highway, but far enough away that its quiet (its in a residential area). Staff were friendly, and service was as you would expect...More

Thank Ru198
Response from ExpressDrake, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Des Moines/Drake UniversityResponded September 28, 2016

Thank you for the positive feedback Ru198! We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again if you return to the area for business.

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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 High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
52
Price range
US$112 - US$155 (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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"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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