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Holiday Inn Des Moines- Airport/Conf Center

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The Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center adjacent to the Des Moines International Airport with 24 hour free shuttle, visit the Blank Park Zoo, Science Center of Iowa, Iowa State Fairground, Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, Cownie Soccer, and Adventureland, Drake University, Des Moines University, Grandview and Simpson Colleges, and DMACC. Shop at Jordan Creek Town Center, or Southridge Mall. 215 guestrooms, offer free wireless Internet, microwave, mini refrigerators, Keurig coffee and all the amenities you desire. Our Conference Center has 34,000 square feet of meeting, exhibit and banquet space with ample free parking for groups of 10-1000. Enjoy our indoor pool/whirlpool and Fitness Center in our tropical courtyard. Stop by our Grill restaurant, open daily with hot made to order breakfasts, delicious sandwiches and salads, along with dinner entrees. Visit our lobby bar featuring many local craft beers and have a blast in our hidden Speakeasy – if you can find it!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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We stay each year for a 2-3 day convention and book 3 rooms. This hotel is upgrading rooms and we had no complaints. Each room was clean and comfortable! Really enjoyed their new Speakeasy. The week before our stay I tried to call the hotel directly on two different days,
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Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn Des Moines- Airport/Conf Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
I am at a loss to explain your experience as our corporate offices are incorrect if they stated we sometimes do not answer our phones. We have no automated system, no message forwarding calls, and answer all calls to our hotel at our own switchboard in the hotel. Our 800 toll free line also terminates to our own phone system and is answered by our staff 24 hours a day. Whatever occurred, please accept our apologies and we hope to serve you again soon.
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The lobby was very inviting and staff helpful and pleasant upon check in. The rate was great and the room was clean and comfy. My only complaint is the grill. We ordered food Friday night and waited for 45-60 minutes. Then my daughters burger bun was so hard she couldn’t bite
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Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn Des Moines- Airport/Conf Center
Responded 4 weeks ago
I apologize for falling short of your expectations on dining in our Grill during your recent stay. We will investigate the incident and take measures to correct our process to better serve you and our guests. Thanks for bringing your concerns to our attention and we hope you will try us again soon.
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Enjoyed the room that had balcony overlooking the pool area. Rooms have new furniture and love the new bedding. Loved the restaurant,my husband had the steak and I had a great Reuben. We had fun playing pool in The Speakeasy.Friendly staff. Have also used their Park n Fly
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Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn Des Moines- Airport/Conf Center
Responded Jan. 7, 2019
Thrilled to hear you enjoyed the view of our tropical courtyard and large indoor swimming pool! Our recent and ongoing renovations have been very well received and our Grill continues to exceed expectations of our guests. Thanks for the awesome FIVE STAR review and we hope to see you again soon!!!
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I just want to say that my review is not to bash the property etc as I usually don't leave bad reviews, but this may help future travelers I was traveling for a business trip to Fort Dodge and I had to catch an early flight out of Des Moines so I booked the holiday inn right
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Response from Fleur6111, Owner at Holiday Inn Des Moines- Airport/Conf Center
Responded Jan. 4, 2019
Thank you for sharing and I am sorry you were dissatisfied with your stay. I look forward to you staying with us again so we might exceed your expectations.
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Had a wonderful stay at this hotel. Nice pool and hot tub but especially liked the Speakeasy!! They have free ping pong and a great free breakfast. Conveniently located by the airport with a free shuttle. I would definitely stay here again.
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More stains on the curtain covering the sliding glass door in our room
Yes repairs will be done by then. look forward to you staying with us.
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Just saw on Holiday inn page the Hot tub is down . By any chance do u know how long it be closed for . Was planning to stay in October
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"We were in parking lot view room as opposed to pool side, seemed a little quieter (A/C was noisy, but we like fan noise when sleeping.)"
"Pool side are biggerrooms. But if you don't like noise get a outside room."
"If u want quiet get a room away from pool atrium area"
"Order Chinese takeout from China Chef!"
"I liked facing the atrium, but when there are lots of families it can get loud at times. "
US$123 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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